The captivating wildlife, wide open plains and hills of Guanacaste, Costa Rica draw our visitors attention year round. With multiple volcanos, and hundreds of thousands of animal and insect species it’s easy to figure out why!
But what about ocean activities?
On your vacation to Costa Rica we highly recommend you spend time in the Jungles and, natural hot springs this land has to offer but we also recommend fishing in Guanacaste. The Papagayo Gulf has some of the best fishing in the country and with a year round bite you are likely to have the time of your life when fishing in Costa Rica. One of the best fishing charters in Guanacaste is Papagayo Sports and here is why…
Fishing the Papagayo Gulf
The Papagayo Gulf is home to numerous sportfish species and the area is a hot spot for catching a big one. Bordered to the north by Santa Rosa
National Park this area is thriving with sea like. The park is a home to a convergence of two ocean currents that brings abundant food to the area which the sport fish just love. Although fishing is not allowed in the park’s boundaries there are many to the north and south of the protected zone that are waiting to bite into an easy meal. This is one thing that makes Guanacaste Fishing top notch!
Costa Rica Sportfishing Species
Some of the most popular fish species in the area include Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Roosterfish and even the magnificent Black Marlin. All of these fish give a great fight and will make a wonder photo to show your friends when you get home.
Other species of fish in the area are smaller but just as delicious. Red Snapper thrive in these waters as well as grouper and octopus. The warm water makes for great abundance of sea life so if you finish the days fishing a bit early don’t be shy to ask him to go to a good snorkeling spot.
Putting Together a Great Costa Rica Vacation
Costa Rica has so much to offer any visitor from any corner of the world. We highly recommend that on your Costa Rica vacation you don’t just see one aspect of the wonderful Guanacaste province but rather take in multiple things.
Like our wildlife tours, cultural tours and trips to Nicaragua mixed in with the catch of a lifetime from Papagayo Sports. Together you will have a trip full of memories to last a lifetime!
To learn more about the great fishing charters provided by Papagayo Sports click here