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Incredible Deep Sea Fishing Trip!

We had an amazing day of fishing with Miguel and his crew! We caught mahi-mahi and several... read more

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Great Fishing Trip with Miguel and Marlon

Two of us spent a morning recently fishing with Miguel and Marlon during our first visit to Santa... read more

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Reviewed January 30, 2015

Professional, knowledgeable, personable and kind. These are a few adjectives I would use to describe Miguel and his staff. I was in Costa Rica with a group of 19 other people who all felt the same. Miguel was our tour guide for horseback riding and a hike through Cabo Blanco Park and he helped make our trip to the Nicoya Peninsula a great experience. I highly recommend him.

Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed January 28, 2015

The only regret we have about Tropical Tours was that we didn't meet Miguel earlier in our trip. He is a charming young man with perfect English and an earnest, professional approach to his business. We are very occasional fishermen who went out on a lark, but we ended up enjoying our day fishing with him so much that we invited Miguel and his girlfriend Karen (equally charming) to join us for dinner. We had some of the fish we'd caught prepared by our hotel's chef. While enjoying the bounty of our day we learned more about the area and it's history.

Miguel is a true local, from a family that has produced three generations of fishermen, who loves to share his knowledge of Costa Rica without ever being overbearing or pushy. I wish we'd had the time left in our vacation to go on a hike with him. I have no doubt that it would have been an equally enjoyable outing.

Do yourself a favor by catching up with Tropical Tours early in your trip. They offer a wide array of outings (ATV, horseback, fishing, surfing, hiking...) each tailored to your schedule / needs.

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed January 14, 2015

My wife Julia and I went on a fishing tour with Miguel and his brother several weeks ago. Our experience was great. The crew was very punctual. they were waiting for us on the shore when we arrived. Getting the boat in the water took only minutes. The see was a little rough that morning but that didn't affect the quality of fishing. in fact, it made the ride to the fishing spot exciting and fun. We caught several Mahi Mahi and a small tuna. Every time the fish hit the boat, the captain cleaned it to make sure the vessel remained spotless. After the fishing was over, we were taken to the spot where the underwater volcano releases its gas. My wife and I jumped in and enjoyed the natural "Jacuzzi". Back on the shore Miguel prepared sashimi for us using the fresh caught bonito tuna. It was great. We were offered the fish we caught, but declined that as we were leaving that morning to continue our journey. Overall it was one of the highlights of our trip.

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed December 6, 2014

Miguel and Captain Iguana were great. We had a great day, caught 5 Mahi Mahi and found some amazing snorkeling. They were knowledgeable, informative and lots of fun. We've been on many tours and this one was truly outstanding.
Mike, Elaine, Blake and Christy

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed December 6, 2014

We just got back from Santa Teresa with a large group of friends and had a great experience using Tropical Tours Shuttle service to and from the airport. I would highly recommend them as they made the whole process super easy. They take care of all of the ferry tickets and stopped at a restaurant for us on the way as well as a liquor store to stock up for the journey. Everything went smooth and they even upgraded us to a bigger shuttle on the way back which made the ride for our group of 10 much more spacious. Would definitely use them again!

Date of experience: November 2014
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