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Manta Ray Sailing

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Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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About Manta Ray Sailing
A full-service yacht charter and sailing tour, we cater to small groups and families to provide an intimate and all-inclusive experience of Guanacaste's coastline. Seeing wildlife can never be guaranteed, but we often see dolphins, sea turtles, jumping manta rays and depending on season and luck, humpback whales! Depending on weather, we select the best spot for snorkeling, kayaking, swimming and exploring secluded coastline. An experienced guide will lead you through the waters to discover species of fish, sting rays, starfish and various marine life. While you're in the water, we're in the kitchen! We serve a delicious meal complete with snacks, fresh cut fruit, Matteo's fresh and famous guacamole, and refreshing drinks including water, juices, sodas, beer, wine, local spirits and Prosecco.
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Troy F wrote a review Jun 24
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This is long past due! By far one of the best experiences of my life and a huge factor was the crew. Emilio and Steven were awesome. It was not the best time for snorkeling but Emilio made it fun. We snorkeled, caught fish, and got to hangout on a secluded beach. We stayed in Tamarindo and this by far has been the experience my friends talk about the most. Thanks again to Emilio and Steven
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Date of experience: March 2022
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PSCOnline wrote a review Jun 7
Playa Junquillal, Costa Rica25 contributions9 helpful votes
We have sailed with Manta Ray four times in the last 10 months and there is good reason we keep coming back! Every time we have guests visit us in Costa Rica we take them on this adventure and it never disappoints! Emilio and Luis are our favorite crew, but honestly the whole team has been fabulous. When my sister and brother in law came for their 2nd trip to Costa Rica this sailing trip was all they cared about doing. Juan Carlos who greets us at the launch area is one of the sweetest/kindest people I have ever had the pleasure to know. The food is always amazing and the attention from the crew is wonderful. Emilio is an excellent snorkel guide. One trip he found beautiful sea urchins, a baby octopus, several puffer fish (my favorite), a lobster, and much much much more. I always look forward to spending a morning with Manta Ray and I am looking forward to trying the new Catamaran soon.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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IEN72!! wrote a review Jun 1
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I wish I had positive things to say about Manta Ray but unfortunately our experience was horrible. In a nutshell, we were under the impression that we were reserving the newer/nicer luxury catamarans that are highlighted on their website. Ours was old and looked nothing like the catamarans showcased. Other comments: -We were told that we'd have coffee as part of the morning cruise. Nope. -We were told that we could ask the captains to take us to other locations - exploring the coast. Our captain let us know that this was not an option. -Instead of cruising around, the captain headed back towards the coast and anchored us as we boiled in the blistering sun. I had a request that he not do this. -The ice served tasted of diesel. Disgusting. Ultimately, this was a huge disappointment- we had a small group of 6 people, paid $1,000 for a mediocre trip. I wrote the management explaining our disappointment- a few follow ups and nothing. Be warned.
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Date of experience: March 2022
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lindatmedina wrote a review May 2022
Coppell, Texas49 contributions12 helpful votes
Fantastic crew and experience. This is an amazing boat with phenomenal crew. The food was exceptional. Captain Luca and Filippo were amazing. From the first class boat to the way they guided you on the trip... simply outstanding. And Filippo is an unbelievable chef. The food he provided was some of the best Italian I've ever had. Thank you to all three crew members and sharing their sensational experience with us!!
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Date of experience: April 2022
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Barbara R wrote a review May 2022
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There is not much I can add to the wonderful reviews already written. Our day sailing with Captain Bismar and Javier was just perfect. We added snorkeling to our sail and Javier served us a wonderful lunch. They both did everything to make our trip special. I highly recommend this experience.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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