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Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica

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When you sail with Serendipity Charters, you are chartering your own private yacht. As featured on the cover of Sail Magazine, she is a lovely 50 foot Beneteau complete with 4 cabins with private bathrooms, swim off and on transom, outdoor and...more
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Flamingo Marina | Guanacaste, Playa Flamingo 50308, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose Serendipity over the catamaran trip, although more expensive. Great choice. Captain Judd and crew were very attentive and really took care of all 8 on board (we only had 2). Highly recommend. I reeled in a black tuna , not expecting fishing as a...More

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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Looking for something unique to do with our family, I arranged for a private sunset cruise with Serendipity Charters. We were a group of 8 (4 adults, and 4 kids aged 3, 6, 10 and 12). It was the highlight of our entire trip! All...More

Thank BarbaraMS
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

HI Barbara, Thanks for being our guests and temporary "owners" of Serendipity! So glad our crew made you feel at home and also shared some of the beauty of this magical place with you. We all appreciate you taking the time to write this review....More

Reviewed September 10, 2018

Our family of four adults took the sunset sail last week. As others have said, it's a must do. The boat, the crew, the food, and the drinks, were great. The sunset was perfect. We could have done other sails on larger boats with more...More

Thank AudubonTraveler
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for choosing us over you many options. :) Hope to have you and your family out again. Pura Vida, Geneva

Reviewed August 17, 2018

I sailed with the crew of Serendipity last week and had such a great time. Everyone involved was friendly and welcoming - and also very professional. (I had another experience in Costa Rica where i think the crew was very new to sailing and it...More

Thank Kristine D
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thanks Kristine, We pride ourselves on the experience and professionalism of our crew. We hire real sailers who do this because they love it. Thank you for taking the time to acknowledge and appreciate that. :) Hope to get you all out again.

Reviewed August 15, 2018

Our family of 10 (multigenerational ages 10-70+) did the all day sail from 11am-6pm with Judd and his crew. Boat is beautiful and the crew were so helpful and gracious. Judd has 1000 good stories and knows lots of stuff about each island and each...More

Thank BoCoMoTiger
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thanks! We want to make things easy during your vacation. Glad you had a great time out with us and got to hear some of Judd's stories. He is a great story teller and has a wealth of experience. Hasta La Proxima!

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic afternoon/sunset sailboat charter with Serendipity yesterday. What an amazing day! This is a great trip for families since it’s a semi-private charter (only 14 people maximum). Geneva and Brad were fantastic from start to finish. Geneva helped us arrange transportation from...More

Thank Stacy T
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thanks for the review! We are glad that the transportation was seamless and the wildlife was available. Sometimes those things are out of our control. :) Pura Vida!

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Captain Brad and crew were so great!! An absolute must for your Costa Rica experience- food was great -cocktails even better- kids and grownups really enjoyed the snorkeling experience- using a noodle was a nice touch! We were so lucky to have perfect weather, a...More

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GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Thank you Erin! Even with a light rain there is still magic out there. Glad you all got to see a double rainbow! We appreciate you choosing us and for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed August 2, 2018

We had a group of 10 including 4 children aged 7 - 16 years old. Captain Brad and his mate Houston were brilliant - we all had a really enjoyable day during which we went snorkelling, had a great taco lunch, saw rays and turtles...More

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GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Thank you Andrea! I really appreciate all the reviews you wrote for us. You went above and beyond. So, thank you, thank you, thank you! Pura Vida!

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Our family of 8 (3 married couples, college age son and a family friend) took the sunset sailboat cruise the week of July 15. It was simply a lot of fun! Our captain Jud had a myriad of stories about the area, the people and...More

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GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Thanks Harry! Judd is sure full of some great stories, a lifetime of living at sea will do that! Glad you were able to make some sea stories of your own on Serendipity!

Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Booked a full day charter for my wife and family for our anniversary. Captain Judd and mate Justun took us up north along the coast to a secluded beach for some snorkeling and some of the best tacos I've ever had. During the trip we...More

Thank John S
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

That sure is lucky!!! It is not the season yet. They must of come to say hello early. :) Thanks for the review. :)

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William O
September 25, 2017|
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Response from GenevaGarciaEllen | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Will, Sorry for the delay. We have two playa hermosa here in Costa Rica....maybe a few more, but at least two big ones. We are in Guanacaste. So, if you are staying at the playa hermosa in guancaste, that is not too... More
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LoveMyThreeBoys
July 15, 2017|
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Response from Traci G | Reviewed this property |
I think it probably depends on the day. When we went, it was very smooth.
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March 27, 2017|
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Response from GenevaGarciaEllen | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hola, We are very close to the palms. :) We don't offer transportation, but we could easily arrange it. If you like walking we are about a 20 minute walk, mostly along the beach. Hope this helps.
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