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Manta Ray Sailing

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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...more
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Marina Flamingo | Guanacaste Province, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We looked around at a few sailing options for our trip and ultimately settled on Manta Ray as they seemed to have the best option (price/time/activities) for a private sail. The entire process from initial questions, reservations, to the actual day went smoothly. All our...More

Thank Devon R
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Such a wonderful experience for little kids. 6,4,& 3 year old had the best time. Matteo set up a shade for our little ones at the front of the boat so they didn't get sunburned. After we anchored, he put the 3 kids in a...More

Thank kellysonsma
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Doing this sailing trip was the best decision that we made. Mateo showed us the coast and pointed out some landmarks. We stopped at a beautiful private beach were we snorkeled, paddle boarded, kayaked, and explored the beach. When we got back on the boat...More

Thank Jen C
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The sunset cruise was simply amazing. Captain Mateo and his crew were so gracious and genuinely friendly. Our group (4 adults; 4 kids ages 5, 7, 13, 15) loved the kayaking, snorkeling, stand up paddle board and were fascinated to see a mom and baby...More

Thank preetisullivan
Reviewed July 9, 2018

My husband and I decided to do a private sailing charter while in Costa Rica. To be honest, our hotel made the reservation so we just got VERY lucky with Manta Ray! Matteo and Bismark were outstanding captain and crew and they quickly caught our...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Mateo and his team are awesome! We had a great trip to snorkel and dive. They provided a great atmosphere and lunch. A good time was had by all. This was our second trip with Manta Ray and we look forward to a third trip...More

Thank Tony C
MantaRaySailing, Owner at Manta Ray Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded June 15, 2018

Thank you Tony for sailing with us again. We look forward to seeing you onboard again for another great trip next year.

Reviewed June 2, 2018

Our family of six chartered the Manta Ray catamaran for a whole day of sailing, snorkeling and ending with a beautiful sunset. This day was the highlight of our entire trip to Costa Rica. From the moment that I started the live chat with Lucas,...More

Thank Jan S
MantaRaySailing, Guest Relations Manager at Manta Ray Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

We are so happy that you had a great experience and the dolphins came to join the crew for an amazing day! It was our pleasure to help you explore Costa Rica and we hope we will sail with the group again in the future!...More

Reviewed June 1, 2018

A wonderful trip. Mateo and Lucas took great care of us with fantastic snorkeling, a wonderful dinner, and a perfect location to watch the sunset. Their timing was impeccable, and everyone was overwhelmed by the experience. Adults and children both agreed that this was a...More

Thank Rick K
MantaRaySailing, Guest Relations Manager at Manta Ray Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

We're encouraged by the feedback from all ages for offering a tour designed for the families and all ages. We thank you for taking the time to let us know how we're doing and hope to serve the family again in the future. Pura vida...More

Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

We took an afternoon/sunset cruise with our 5 kids- ages 10-20. Mateo, Lucas and Bismarck were amazing; Very professional, knowledgeable and attentive. The food was fantastic as well. We were able to snorkel, SUP and relax. Highly recommend!

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MantaRaySailing, Guest Relations Manager at Manta Ray Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Thanks so very much for the recommendation and feedback on the crew, who work hard and are always happy to hear confirmation of quality service. From the entire crew at Manta Ray Sailing, muchas gracias y pura vida!

Reviewed May 19, 2018

Group of 6 chartered the Manta Ray for half day. Lots of snorkeling, kayaking, SUP, and fishing! Crew, food and drinks were amazing. Highly recommend and will do again on future trips!

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MantaRaySailing, Guest Relations Manager at Manta Ray Sailing, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

We're so happy that you could break in the new SUP and spend a great day on the water with us! Thank you for the feedback and we look forward to your return visits!

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Devon R
June 23, 2018|
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Response from MantaRaySailing | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! We have many options for shade throughout the boat. Upon request, the crew can create a completely shaded area in the front by draping a piece of fabric over the jib line.
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MantaRaySailing
March 25, 2018|
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Response from MantaRaySailing | Property representative |
We ask guests to arrive 15-20 minutes prior to departure time to give us enough time to board the group and have a very brief orientation before the fun begins! You can find directions by typing "Manta Ray Sailing" into... More
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March 25, 2018|
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Response from MantaRaySailing | Property representative |
Yes, we will arrange to have you picked up right from your hotel or rental! The cost, however, is not included in your tour price. We will coordinate your pick up time and provide price information via email. You may pay... More
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