ONE WEEK CHaRTER

Explore the wonders of Costa Rica via a luxurious sail cruiser. You’ll enjoy uninterrupted views of colorful rainforests, palm-lined beaches, and diverse wildlife as you sail through one of the most spectacular natural settings in the world.

Itinerary

Day 1:

Your adventure starts on day one at 9 am, when you board your classic sail cruiser Brisa Elegante. Our crew will give you a warm welcome, followed by your familiarization with the cruiser and its safety features.

At 10 am, we set sail from Marina Pez Vela in Quepos, heading southeast along the coast to the famous Marino Ballena National Park.

Our route takes us along Manuel Antonio and Manuel Antonio National Park, offering a breathtaking view of the tropical jungle and massive rock formations, home to countless seabirds.

The mountains along the coastline are going up to 2000 meters (6600ft), offering a unique panorama of high-rising tropical mountains next to the Pacific Ocean!

After our lunch, we will arrive at our anchor ground at Marino Ballena National Park, sheltered by the famous whale-tail-shaped peninsula of the national park. Depending on the tide, you will have the selection of going ashore and visiting the park or swimming and snorkeling around the cruiser. Feel free to try out our kayaks, SUPs, and surfboard, working up an appetite for the dinner on board.

At 5:30 pm, our bartender will serve you a sundowner to enjoy the spectacular sunset.

A three-course dinner is served at 6:30 pm, either al fresco on the foredeck or in our air-conditioned salon.

Enjoy the evening at the bar under the tropical sky of the Pacific Ocean with its millions of stars.

Day 2:
Breakfast will be at 8:00 am, with fresh fruit, cereals, eggs to your selection, or a classical Tico breakfast – the choice is yours.

Savor the morning on the water or in the National park before we sail to Bahia Drake, where we arrive at 5:00 pm.

Day 3:
Take the opportunity to explore Rio Sierpe the next morning. The Rio Sierpe estuary is the largest mangroves area in Latin America. Flora and fauna are some of the most diverse in Central America. In no other part of the world will you find this variety of wildlife. You have the opportunity to explore this wildlife resort on board a panga boat with a local guide.

Visit the “Esferas De Piedra”, mysterious spheres carved from stone and found in this area.

Enjoy the evening ashore in Bahia Drake, have dinner in one of the numerous restaurants and try the cocktails at one of the beach bars.

Day 4:
A panga boat with your personal guide will pick you up early next morning to visit the Corcovado National Park, which is one of the most unique and biodiverse places on the planet. It contains over five percent of the world’s animal population, just within that small area. Additionally, National Geographic describes it as the “most biologically intense place on Earth in terms of biodiversity”.

This is a whole-day excursion and our chef will provide you with a packed lunch.

Day 5:
The next morning, we set sail to Isla del Caño, a famous snorkel and dive location off the Costa Rican Pacific coast. Caño Island is surrounded by coral reefs and rock formations which makes it a hotspot for marine life. The reefs are stunning and colorful, and divers can expect to see manta rays, Mobula rays, whale sharks, reef sharks, hammerhead sharks, Moorish idols, dolphins, moray eels, and sea turtles. This will be a snorkel or diving experience to remember.

We stay at our anchor location overnight, allowing you several dives in different locations, and to explore the island’s nature.

Day 6:

Today we stay at our anchor location, allowing you several dives in different locations, and to explore the island’s nature.

Day 7:
Early next morning we set sail back to Quepos, where we will arrive at 1:00 pm.

Choose your adventure along the amazing Pacific Coast of Costa Rica!

From rising peaks meeting the ocean, past amazing rock formations jutting from the sea to the largest mangrove estuary in Central America, this coastline is a never-ending scenic tour.

Using the classic sail cruiser Brisa Elegante as your base, you and your guests can enjoy the splendours of 3 National Parks along the coast, the Cano Island Biological reserve and the massive Sierpe wetlands.

There are unlimited opportunities for snorkelling and swimming among the varied marine life. The voyage will include a night moored at Bahia Drake (Drake Bay) where you can have dinner in one of the numerous restaurants and try the cocktails at one of the beach bars.

Optional excursions can include:

Mangrove Tours – The Rio Sierpe estuary is the largest mangrove area in Latin America. Flora and fauna are some of the most diverse in Central America. In no other part of the world will you find this variety of wildlife. You have the opportunity to explore this wildlife resort on board a panga boat with a local guide.

Beach Time – In the calm waters at Marino Ballena National Park, you can snorkel or simply walk in the sand along the world famous “whales tail”.

Hiking Tours – A panga boat with your personal guide will pick you up early in the morning to visit the Corcovado National Park, which is one of the most unique and biodiverse places on the planet. It contains over five percent of the world’s animal population, just within that small area. Additionally, National Geographic describes it as the “most biologically intense place on Earth in terms of biodiversity”.
This is a whole-day excursion and our chef will provide you with a packed lunch.

SCUBA Diving – located15 km off the coast, Isla del Caño is 300-hectare piece of land that was formerly a cemetery or burial ground dating back to the pre-Columbian era. The beauty of the island is found in the famous snorkel and dive locations. Caño Island is surrounded by coral reefs and rock formations which makes it a hotspot for marine life. The reefs are stunning and colorful, and divers can expect to see a variety of marine life including sea turtles, Manta Rays, Hammerhead sharks. This will be a snorkel or diving experience to remember.

Inshore fishing – whether for cubera snapper or the powerful rooster fish, there are fishing opportunities to be had in the calmer waters closer to shore.

Offshore fishing – tuna, dorado, sailfish – this coastline is a world class recreational fishing area

Our crew will prepare your meals and snacks and serve them either al fresco on the foredeck or in our air-conditioned salon.

Contact us for a quote to charter your unique adventure for up to 12 passengers. Available cruises start in March 2022.

Included in the charter price

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5 Cabins for up to 10 guests

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Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

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Sundowner before dinner

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Coffee, water, soft drinks

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Use of watersport equipment

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Transport with the dinghy

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Air conditioning during the cruise

Excluded are

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Entry fee to national parks

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Sierpe Mangrove tour with a certified guide

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Corcovado National Park with a certified guide

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Dinner on shore in Drake Bay

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Guided snorkel tours

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Scuba diving

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Alcoholic beverages, bar

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Gratuity

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Local Taxes

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