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Bahia Rica Adventures

#3 of 6 things to do in Paquera Features Animals
5 Km del Relleno 1, Paquera 60105, Costa Rica
+506 2641 0811
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Bioluminescence was amazing!

Everyone visiting the area should see this. The pictures just can't do it justice! The owner's... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
gohok1e
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Bedford, Virginia
Great location to see Bioluminescence!

We had a great night tour with Eddie to see the Bioluminescent water which was very close to their... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris B
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A variety of exiting places are easy accessible by boat from Bahia Rica. The gulf of Nicoya is known for its spectacular weather, beautiful beaches, impressive cliffs, calm water and islands full of wildlife. Our boat trips will take you to many special places where you can encounter lots of different animals like monkeys, lizards, iguanas, birds, turtles, butterflies, dolphins and a number of different fishes. Bahia Rica also offer a complete sport fishing package after fish like Pacific Sailfish, Roosterfish, Yellow Fin Tuna, Cubera Snapper, Wahoo, Pacific Jack and Marlin of different species.You can experience Costa Rica’s exotic west coast from a kayak with Bahia Rica. Paddle in calm bays with fascinating island where you can go ashore on untouched virgin beaches. Or you can try the Stand Up Paddle Boards on the calm water in the Gulf of Nicoya.
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6 days ago
“Bioluminescence was amazing!”
4 weeks ago
“Great location to see Bioluminescence!”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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5 Km del Relleno 1, Paquera 60105, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Everyone visiting the area should see this. The pictures just can't do it justice! The owner's were very friendly and the tour guide had good sense of humor. Go see it!!

Thank gohok1e
Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for reviewing us! We are delighted that you enjoyed your bioluminescent experience!!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great night tour with Eddie to see the Bioluminescent water which was very close to their beach. Eddie was very professional and kept the tour interesting as well while ensuring everyones safety. The bioluminescent water it truly a natural wonder and amazing...More

Thank Chris B
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! We are delighted that you enjoyed the bioluminescent experience! To us it is such an amazing natural wonder, and we hope to share it with as many as possible.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

I'm really sorry to report how terrible our experience was after seeing all the good reviews on here... but it really was awful. We did the night kayaking trip to see the bioluminescence. We drove all the way from Montezuma because we thought this would...More

Thank Lara E
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We are truly sorry you had such a bad experience on the tour. I will have a sit down with our guide today and go through all your points. I do not know why he did not go through the safety briefing - that is...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Vicki and staff are great and easy to work with. Cool location on a peninsula outside of Pacqura. Our group of 4 booked a 1/2 day mangrove kayak tour starting at 9:30 AM. Due to a miscommunication (perhaps our own) we arrived at low tide....More

Thank Michael M
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Thank you so much for review. We are very glad that you enjoyed the kayak tour with us, and we are very sorry about the communication error we had. We will for sure do our very best to avoid that in the future! Gato for...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

We rented sea kayaks for a recent unguided trip from Paquera to Mal Pais. Kayaks were fine and we got some helpful advice from Thomas and Vicky. Trip was wonderful, visiting Paquera mangroves, Curu Reserve, Tortuga Islands, Tambor beach, Mopntezuma beach, Cabo Blanco reserve, Mal...More

Thank Oreste G
ViVPaquera, Manager at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you so much for reviewing us - we really appreciate it! And not least, we are happy that you had such a wonderful trip - there are so many gems along the coast here in this area, and I can not think of a...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Our recent trip to Isla Tortuga was quite simply the best tour in our five years of visiting Costa Rica.Our tour guides customized our trip to our specific likes and needs for the entire time.They were enthusiatic, well informed,and spontaneous.The latter can not be easy...More

Thank April O
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We are so happy to read that you enjoyed our tour - and that our guides keep up doing the good work - they are great! Thank you so much for writing us the review and we love to have you back again!

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Spent one month in Costa Rica and booked three tours with Bahia Rica Adventures. We took a half day kayak tour with Vigdis. It was great, lots of time kayaking at our own pace, exploring the area on water and learning about this beautiful area...More

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ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We enjoyed taking you out on our tours! And yes, we are very fortunate to have some very good guides like Jeff!!

Reviewed 5 March 2017

First off, this was absolutely incredible! Pictures don't do it justice. The night tour was amazing and the staff was knowledgeable and kind. Family run and a hidden gem.

Thank Alexander B
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you so much fro taking time to give us a review - we really appreciate it! And of course we are delighted that you enjoyed the experience on the water with the bioluminescence.

Reviewed 5 February 2017

Experienced kayakers spent full day with Vickie (Vigdis) on thoroughly enjoyable trek to bird island (home of myriad of pelicans) and through river and mangroves. She is most knowledgeable, flexible, accommodating, a real gem to find and connect with. "Highlight of our visit to Costa...More

Thank Jill S
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! I had a great time taking you out kayaking, we have some beautiful hidden gems accessible by kayak around here.

Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My first adventure was to kayak at night to see the bioluminescent ocean. It is a sight that can only be seen. No words or photos do it justice. Next day I ventured out to the islands that are bird breeding areas, and sandy playas....More

Thank Sue K
ViVPaquera, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2017

We are happy that you had such a great time exploring the area around here. We love this area, and are excited to show it to everyone that comes this way. Thank you for writing us a review!

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Bbrown3434
How far are you from montezuma and how do I get there? Also what time should I get there for the bioluminescence kayak tour?
5 December 2015|
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Response from ViVPaquera |
Hi, we are located 1,5 hour from Montezuma. 1,5 km from the Paquera ferry landing. The tour starts at 18:00, so you should aim at being here latest at 17:45. Just wanted to comment on how to get to Bahia Rica from the... More
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