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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 yesterday via mobile

We had the pleasure to sail with Captain Judd and with 3 other couples who were super friendly and the perfect people to have on this sailing. Captain Judd set the tone and definitely spoke our language. He had the great music playing, great food,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LiquidVelvet
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We reserved the boat for our group of 8 adults for the sunset sail. Our Captain Darragh and first mate Sergio made our trip so much fun. Sergio was moving constantly - working the boat lines, making us drinks, reeling in fish from the lines...More

Thank Kmo2006
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a morning sail in April 2019. We visited a beautiful site to snorkel. The crew was sharp and attentive. Lunch was delicious. Our group of 8 (two families of 4) enjoyed every minute of our time on the water. Serendipity staff connected us...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank KatieMMM
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Katie!! We think your vacation time should be fun and easy. Glad we could take care of the details for you and take you all out for a fun and easy day of sailing. Pura Vida and thanks for the review. :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hired Serendipity for a 1/2 day private sunset cruise for my husband, myself and our 2 teenage boys. It was the highlight of our trip! Our captain was great-Darreh, and we fished, snorkeled, swam and ate amazing chicken tacos prepared on board while we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank michellebQ5382BG
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, Michelle! We love food and are so happy to share our favorite places with anyone who asks! Glad you had a great day out with your teenage boys. I have two boys and it is always such a treat when we do things...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the best morning on the Serendipity with our family and dear friends. The crew is incredibly conscientious and fun! The boat is beautiful and a treat to sail the Pacific on. The chicken tacos and cowboy caviar were the perfect treats after snorkeling...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JenBest
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Jenn! I'm so glad that we were finally able to get you all out on Serendipity. Thanks for being patient and understanding. Pura Vida! Geneva

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time on the Serendipity. Wayyyyyy better than any booze cruise could be. My kids sailed and snorkeled for the first time and loved it. The crew was fantastic, food and drink yummy too! Thanks a bunch.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CGfromWi
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yay!!! Glad that you were able to find us. We are a great options for families, especially with kids. I really appreciate you taking the time to write this review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First let me indicate that unlike other tours in Costa Rica this one was on time. Do to scheduling, we chose a private morning cruise on the Serendipity. There were 6 of us including our daughter who is a person with spd ial needs. Our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank brianbN4602TY
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! I know that is hard to find activities in Costa Rica for people with special needs. I recently had my disabled aunt visiting and it was real eye opener. We do everything possible to be inclusive and I know we can be even...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live in the area and have had the awesome opportunity to go on many different catamarans and sailboats. NOT ONE even compares to serendipity to the point where I won’t go on any others anymore. This week I happen to be in Manuel Antonio...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ckherman
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Carolyn! Sorry, you "had" to go on another boat. Don't worry, next time you will be back on Serendipity with our vegan and gluten free cowboy caviar, just for you! Though I think you meant to write "Best" boat in Costa Rica, not "bear"...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an extraordinary day spent on the Serendipity charter. Our captain Judd and hosts were excellent, from serving delicious drinks and food to snorkeling in a beautiful cove. A truly awesome experience, a taste of ocean joy, finishing with our sails silhouetted against the setting...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank thebertrands705
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola, I so love that we got two reviews from you! I've never seen tripadvisor allow this to happen. I'm a bit confused by how this happened, but really appreciate you writing not one, but two 5-star reviews. Thanks a million. Pura Vida!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did the sail boat sunset cruise and it was amazing. We almost didn’t get to do it because it was so windy. But the winds settled down and we got to go on this wonderful boat and watch the sunset. I proposed to my...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Losviajeros15
GenevaGarciaEllen, Owner at Serendipity Charters-Sailing Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Yay!!!!! Congratulations!!!!!!! We all had our fingers crossed for you. :) What a romantic way to start your​ new lives together. We are so happy to have been part of this experience with you. Send pics please!!!

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906WilliamO
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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