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Calypso Cruises

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Calypso Tours is a tourism pioneer in Costa Rica. We created the now world famous "Tortuga Island Cruise" in 1975 and are CR's first independent tour operator. Throughout the 40 years that Calypso Cruises has been the number one tour in Costa Rica...more
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Tortuga Island, Puntarenas 60101, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a first-class, high-end operation that showed us a great time. They have the logistics down like clockwork and put on an impressive operation at the island, constructing a luxurious lunch area complete with canopies and chilled white wine. The food was great and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hikey
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Hikey, Your comments are very appreciated. We are definitely honored to have the opportunity to welcome you at Calypso Cruises and we are very pleased to know that your expectations regarding the trip to the Manta Raya and gastronomy were fulfilled. Positive reviews like...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was quite impressive what these guys pull off... particularly the transitions from boat to land and back. These guys were very professional, the meal served on the island was excellent and all "assistants" were very attentive. I would recommend swimming shoes because the beach...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank khrsr1
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello khrsr1 It is gratifying to know that you got a first class service with us!! We greatly appreciate sharing your experience with other users of this network. Comments like these fill us with great satisfaction, we work constantly to provide the best service with...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic tour while visiting Costa Rica. Great boat, great service. Make sure to go snorkeling! Highly recommend.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thejohnsons12
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Thejohnsons12 We are very appreciative of your support and glad you enjoyed our services. We are looking forward to welcoming you back! Kind regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My father in-law has done this trip probably twelve times and was very eager to take us along this time. The bus picked us up at our hotel in San Jose and took us directly to the Calypso's restaurant in Puntarenas. They served a traditional...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ryan B
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Ryan B It is gratifying to know that you got a first class service with us!! We greatly appreciate sharing your experience with other users of this network. Comments like these fill us with great satisfaction, we work constantly to provide the best service...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this tour for our company end of the year party, we were 28 guests, service was good, this crew really knows their job, considering food was served on a remote island it was good, the unlimited soft drinks at the catamaran were not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mauricio G
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Mauricio G, Thank you for your review of your recent tour to Tortuga Island. Our clients are very important to us and we value your comments which will be reviewed by our management team. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the tour...More

Reviewed December 8, 2018

We did the day cruise to Isla Tortuga, and the tour was great. While there were some initial scheduling changes (at first, they weren't going to do tours on the day we booked, so we switched our other tours around only to find that they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jzwanderlust
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Hello JZWANDERLUST Thanks for sharing your kind comments. We are honored to be part of your vacation and, as indicated by our mission is to make our customers take a memorable memory of your vacation and visit us again soon. Kind regards,

Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Very nice island and nice boat. However, the snorkeling is a joke and there’s nothing to see and it’s only in a very small area. Moreover, you’ll have to pay a complementary for renting beach chairs. It’s a bit expensive for what it is and...More

Thank awsamwil
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2018

Hello Awsamwil Thanks for sharing your experience. We're sorry you did not enjoy the snorkel. We will take your comments to improve. We hope to welcome you again. Kind regards,

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

I booked this tour through Selina Hostel in San jose. All of the other tours I had been on have picked me up from my hotel. Since I got NO emails from the tour company and booked through my hostel, I had assumed I would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Addison D
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Hi Addison D This Trip Advisor comment is NOT for Calypso. This unfortunate passenger made reservation with another travel agency and did NOT book directly with Calypso Cruises. The incorrect information she received was from them and not Calypso. When the reservation was made the...More

Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Our day tour was great overall starting with the very comfortable bus ride from San Jose and the traditional breakfast. The Catamaran was clean and in good condition with plenty of fruits to go around. Once on the island, we were allowed to go snorkeling...More

Thank NahsRiemo
CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Hello NahsRiemo We appreciate your comments that motivate us to continue providing an excellent service, we hope that you return soon and continue choosing us as part of your Vacation in Costa Rica. Kind regards,

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I just went with my husband to Tortuga Island for his birthday and the tour was perfect! The crew is extremely nice and they always make sure you are having a great time. The food they gave us was delicious! They are very punctual, so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CALYPSO-ISLA-TORTUGA, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hello Lulu D, Thank you for posting this review and sharing your holiday experience with Calypso Cruises. Your feedback is very valuable to us and of course one of the best reasons to keep up our work and motivation. It was a great pleasure having...More

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Rosechr4
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Response from RabePaul |
Not sure what you mean by "feasible." The boat for the island leaves Punta Arenas mid-morning, and returns that evening. If your cruise arrives in Punta Arenas early in the morning and does not leave till the NEXT morning... More
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