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Blue Dolphin Sailing

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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About Blue Dolphin Sailing
The Blue Dolphin is a beautiful 40' catamaran which sails daily from Tamarindo Bay. The boat is the perfect size and outfitted for maximum fun, comfort and safety. The friendly crew makes sure that families, groups, couples and singles all have a great time. We offer public tours and private tours, we also offer morning tours from 8 AM - 12 Noon and afternoon tours from 1 PM - Sunset.
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Part of what makes Costa Rica the world's premier destination for ecotourism is its extensive coastlines. Explore the waters off Guanacaste aboard the Blue Dolphin, a 40-foot catamaran that slices through the surf and offers a fully stocked bar, paddle boards and kayaks for your enjoyment. Breathe in the salt spray and keep a lookout for dolphins, turtles, whales, and spectacular coastal views.
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Patrick W wrote a review Apr 2020
Grafton, Massachusetts15 contributions2 helpful votes
This would have gotten 5 stars except that the meet up for the excursion is a giant mess. You get to the beach with no signs or tents or people wearing Blue Dolphin attire. It took a few to find out where to wait and who to confirm excursion with. After that it was all gravy. Open bar, snorkeling a private beach, super helpful and fun staff and a spectacular sunset. I would highly recommensd this if you can.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Josh M wrote a review Mar 2020
Thornbury, Canada3 contributions1 helpful vote
Two of us went out from Tamarindo one Saturday afternoon with Blue Dolphin. Was a pretty full time with a mixed crowd - one family, some younger locals and older tourists - everyone in a good friendly mood. Free drinks, good food and great sights made everything better. The downside was due to high winds, the snorkeling experience could not be realized due to the murkiness - but that's not Blue Dolphin's fault. I left my water shoes and the helped me pick them up later so I'm thankful for that.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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WanderingWs wrote a review Mar 2020
Boston33 contributions12 helpful votes
This was our second time sailing with Blue Dolphin. We like the 8am cruise for its chill non-party vibe, although cocktails are available and salsa dancing often breaks out on the run home. Captain Chutey and First Mate Pablo ensure you have a happy, safe and comfortable tour with all the gear you need (kayaks, paddle boards and snorkeling, and noodles). Departs Tamarindo and sails (yes they actually DO put the sails up!) for an hour to Playa des los Huevos, where you moor and snorkel, kayak, swim to and play on the beach and so on. A delicious fajita lunch is spread before you when you return to the cat, and the sail home is happy and relaxed. Chutey and Pablo are expert boaters who make it look effortless. The cat itself is stable, spotless and has a pristine head (bathroom).
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EffieB wrote a review Mar 2020
9 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a great time on the Blue Dolphin! The crew was wonderful, the drinks were flowing, and the sunset was incredible! The only thing that could have made it better would be more time at the beach - we were having too much fun snorkeling and weren't quite ready to head home! Highly recommend - we will definitely book the Blue Dolphin again next time we are in Tamarindo!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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tripperNJ wrote a review Mar 2020
Hightstown, New Jersey41 contributions27 helpful votes
Five hours on the BLUE DOLPHIN flew by. You sailed, snacked, swam, had lunch, sailed some more and watched a beautiful sunset. The staff kept us well fed and there was an open bar...their punch is the specialty but wine and beer were available. There were swim vests and noodles, snorkel gear, kayaks to share. Recommend it as a delightful way to see more of the Tamarindo Beach area.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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