Frequently Asked Questions


In Tamarindo

7:15 AM, we meet on the beach in front of the Old Pescador Restaurant approximately 150 meters South of the traffic circle in Playa Tamarindo.

In Flamingo/ Portrero

7:00 AM, we meet in Portrero at the small pier.


Phone in Costa Rica

Phone from US

Email


From: Time:
Tamarindo 0-5 min.
Playa Grande 25-30 min. (15 min water taxi)
Langosta 5 min.
Conchal (Westin) 20-25 min.
Playa Avellanas 25 min.
JW Marriot 25 min.
Flamingo 25-30 min.
Playa Negra 30-35 min.
Junquilla 50 min.
Playa del Coco 1 hr.
Riu 1 hr.
San Jose 4+ hrs.
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We require a $300.00 per day deposit to secure your fishing dates. Deposits can be made via PayPal or personal check. Balance is due in CASH upon completion of charter. Full payment via credit is subject to applicable fees and taxes.

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We are rational and understanding people and realize stuff happens when traveling abroad. If you have a situation please contact us!

Time Prior to Cancellation: Refund:
More than 1 week Full payment or full deposit
1 week Full payment or 50% deposit
Less than 1 week Full payment but no deposit
Less than 48 hours 50% of full payment but no deposit
Less than 24 hours No refund AND full payment required

Please note we have a 100% refund policy in regards to weather or mechanical issues. These are subject to the captain’s discretion only.

All refunds are subject to transfer fees, etc. and will only be refunded in the manner in which they were received.

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Seasoned anglers know the drill but folks new to the sport do not. Tipping is customary and universal in our industry, 15-20% divided amongst the crew is standard but always tip as you see fit. Hard work should be rewarded.

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Yes!! We offer fishing packages that include lodging, transfers and additional activities and add-ons. Please inquire about our current packages.

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Airport: Transfer Time:
Liberia (LIR) 55 min. driving
San Jose Airport (SJO) 4½ hrs. driving
Playa Tamarindo (TMO) 45 min. flight from San Jose operated by Nature Air and Sansa Airlines.
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Yes, we work with large groups all the time and can organize larger or multiple boats to accommodate you and your guests. Please note that we are more than happy to help you with all details in regards to your upcoming trip to the Tamarindo,Flamingo, Playa Langosta and the surrounding areas. Just ask!

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We operate a 3-bedroom oceanfrontluxury condo in Playa Langosta and have access to several private homes in the area. We are happy to recommend several places to stay in the area. Just drop us a line, we are happy to help.

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There are several activities: surfing, surf lessons, sunset sails, sailings lessons, ATV, canopy/zipline, horseback, volcanos, etc.

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The area is full of restaurants. We are more than happy to point you in the direction of some of our favorites.

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Yes, Tamarindo, Flamingo, Playa Langosta and Costa Rica in general are a very safe place. Petty theft can occur from time to time. If you leave something sitting around unattended or on the dashboard of your car, chances are it may not be there upon your return. You do not need to bring grandma’s wedding ring with you. Travel smart!

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You do not need to change U.S. currency; the dollar is widely accepted in Costa Rica. Please be advised that many small boutiques and street vendors will not accept larger bills. We recommend having smaller notes for these items. ATM’s are located throughout Playa Tamarindo, Langposta and Flamingo.

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You are welcome to bring anything that you deem necessary to make your day more enjoyable less illegal drugs and substances. What you do on your own time is of no concern to us; just don’t bring anything illegal onboard our vessel.

Suggestions:
hat
sunscreen
long-sleeved shirt
music on bluetooth or wired auxiliary device
polarized sunglasses
good vibes, positive attitude and patience
fishing license
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Technically YES. More times than not the website will not process payment or will crash. We suggest that you try to purchase and print your license. If the site crashes please print or take a screen shot of the error message or personal information page.

Purchase fishing licenses here.