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Bahia Rica Adventures

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5 Km del Relleno 1, Paquera 60105, Costa Rica
+506 2641 0811
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Bioluminescent and tortuga island

My family - 2 adults and 2 kids did 2 tours with Bahia rica.. the tours went well, as planned and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jason M
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Ottawa, Canada
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2 different tours, both totally amazing

Took two different tours on the same day with this wonderful small company. Firstly we did the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robin L
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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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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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5 Km del Relleno 1, Paquera 60105, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My family - 2 adults and 2 kids did 2 tours with Bahia rica.. the tours went well, as planned and described- no surprises and they started on time. ( all important when you r doing tours with kids). Of special note... our tour dates...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took two different tours on the same day with this wonderful small company. Firstly we did the snorkelling and monkeys boat tour. Very friendly guide who left it open as to how we wanted to do things - let us choose where to snorkel, how...More

Thank Robin L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well organised kayaking experience of bioluminescent waters in the gulf of Nicoya. Eddie was fun, kept us safe and made sure that we saw the full shining effects of the plankton. I would have appreciated a bit more time on the water (you get about...More

Thank Teresa U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came across this on trip advisor and read the reviews as all people do and with good reviews I decided to give it a try. The booking process was easy I just emailed the company and I was booked on for the evening. They...More

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank so much for taking the time to write us a review! We appreciate it very much! We'll make sure to forward your comments to Eddy as well. And lastly but not least; we are thrilled that you enjoyed the tour and the magic of...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017

This is a unique experience to be able to kayak with a guide to see the bioluminescence. The sea lights up when you swish your hand in the water and with every paddle stroke! My wife and I are not experienced with kayaks but the...More

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you so much for reviewing us and our bioluminescent kayak tour! We enjoy so much this phenomenon ourselves, and it makes us so happy when our guests get just as exited! And yes, the water is so calm here that it makes the kayaking...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Truly incredible experience that I will be remembering forever! This has been a dream for me to see and I'm just ABSOLUTELY WOW'D to have seen so many whales. It's just one of the world's natural wonders and the baby humpback whale with her mother...More

Thank Cazzidycazza
Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We absolutely agree; the humpbacks are amazing!!! We feel so fortunate that they come into the gulf here every year!

Reviewed 16 June 2017

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!!

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Icedros, Owner at Bahia Rica Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

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

Reviewed 26 May 2017

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 11 June 2017

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

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Bbrown3434
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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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