Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a Central American country with overwhelming natural beauty best known for its extensive rain forests, diverse wildlife and over 1,600 km of coastline on two different oceans: the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean. These fertile fishing grounds are a magnet for blue and black marlin with some of the best deep sea and coastal sport fishing to be found.


The vibrant destination of Costa Rica is home to over 1600km of beaches, tropical rainforests, 5 volcanoes and over 60 national parks where you can discover some amazing wildlife and biodiversity in a country home to over 4% of the world’s total species.   Costa Rica which means rich coast also offers superb saltwater fishing opportunities for Blue Marlin, Sailfish,  Yellowfin Tuna, Roosterfish, Tarpon, Dorado, Wahoo and is home to numerous world fishing records.

Top Fish Species

  • Blue Marlin
  • Sailfish
  • Yellow Fin Tuna
  • Dorado
  • Grouper
  • Snapper
  • Tarpon

Best time to Fish

Fishing in Costa Rica can be enjoyed all year round with the months of December to April best for Marlin fishing.

Other Activities

  • Diving
  • Horse riding
  • Surfing
  • Wildlife tours

Getting there

Costa Rica has two international airports, Juan Santamaria just outside San Jose or Daniel Oduber near the northern city of Liberia.

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.


Costa Rica has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our active travel experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor made fishing experiences.