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Playa Tamarindo: Sunset Sailing and Snorkeling Tour

1. Playa Tamarindo: Sunset Sailing and Snorkeling Tour

Sail along Costa Rica’s Gold Coast on a sunset cruise, passing Guanacaste’s exotic bays, white sand beaches, and tropical jungles. Gaze off the bow with a cold tropical drink in your hand as you scan the seas for dolphins, sea turtles, flying fish, or even a breaching whale. Stop in a tranquil bay, drop anchor, and enjoy a swim. Snorkel, or take a walk down a deserted white sand beach. While you’re enjoying the sun, sand, and sea, the crew will prepare a lunch of chicken or pasta salad, fruit, chips, pico de gallo, guacamole, and homemade chocolate chip cookies. As the sun sets, you’ll see the ever-changing colors of the sky, while enjoying your favorite drink from the boat’s open bar. Capture the moment to show your family and friends the wonders of a Costa Rican sunset.

From Timarouba: Sailing & Snorkeling w/Lunch & Drinks Ticket

2. From Timarouba: Sailing & Snorkeling w/Lunch & Drinks Ticket

Relax all afternoon on board a catamaran moored in the bay of Playa Tamarindo in Guanacaste. Enjoy an open bar and lunch onboard, sunning trampolines, and equipment to snorkel, kayak, or paddle board.Begin your trip with pickup from the beach. Relax as the skiff delivers you to the decks of the catamaran. Gently travel over the crystal blue waters of the Bay of Playa Tamarindo in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, where the engine will be used sparingly for a peaceful afternoon on the water.Lay back at the sunning and lounging trampolines of the boat, or take advantage of the equipment on board, including snorkeling gear, kayaks, and paddle boards. Hop into the ocean for a swim, or duck underwater to take in the wildlife below.Next, enjoy a typical local lunch, prepared by a French chef de cuisine, and served on board the catamaran. Rinse off in the freshwater showers on board, then sip on drinks from the open bar. Lay back and take in the warm sun on the sunning trampolines, suspended over the water.Finally, begin the slow journey back to port while you take in the sunset over the waters.

Tamarindo: Dream Chaser Catamaran Sunset Cruise

3. Tamarindo: Dream Chaser Catamaran Sunset Cruise

Discover picturesque secluded beaches on a 5-hour catamaran cruise. Benefit from relaxing lounge areas, an open bar, lunch buffet, snorkeling equipment, and paddleboards. Board the 40-foot Dream Chaser catamaran and cruise along the north coast and, depending on weather conditions of the day, anchor in the secluded beaches of Playa Minas, Playa Huevo, or Piratas Bay.  Jump into the refreshing waters and tryout water activities like snorkeling, paddle boarding, and playing with the floaties (noodles). Feast on a delicious home-style buffet and enjoy an open bar where you can get unlimited refreshments, liquor, and mixed drinks.  Lounge on the spacious upper deck while listening to a modern sound system. Cool off in the shaded main cabin, relax in comfortable leather seats, and make use of the free Wi-Fi.  As you head back to Playa Tamarindo, be treated to unforgettable views of the Costa Rican sunset over the Pacific Ocean.

Tamarindo: Afternoon Sailing Tour with Meal and Snorkeling

4. Tamarindo: Afternoon Sailing Tour with Meal and Snorkeling

Enjoy an afternoon sailing adventure of Costa Rica’s Tamarindo coast on the Pacific Ocean, departing at 12:45 from the south end of Playa Tamarindo. Once you have checked in, you will be shuttled to the 40-foot launch boat for the start of your adventure. As the sails are raised, relax in the afternoon sun or find a shaded spot in the saloon as the crew serve drinks. You’ll head north along the coast, enjoying the fresh sea breeze, a cold beverage, and some fresh fruit. About an hour into the trip, anchor in a cove where you can snorkel in the warm tropical waters, kayak, swim to the beach, or just relax on the boat. Break for afternoon appetizers while making new friends. Finally it's happy hour! Pull anchor and raise the sails while the crew eagerly prepares a rum punch, imperial beer, or other beverage to your liking. Dance to a mix of Latin and rock music as you glide across the ocean en route back to Tamarindo as the sun falls below the horizon.

Tamarindo: Private Sailing Catamaran Tour and Snorkeling

5. Tamarindo: Private Sailing Catamaran Tour and Snorkeling

Step aboard a 11.5 meter catamaran available to carry 22 people and your crew of 3 . Admire the beauty of the Pacific coast and its incredible marine species that visit us some months of the year. Order your favorite drinks available while you relax with music you love or enjoy it your way with the fun crew that will accompany you. Stop at the private beach available for you to swim and do water activities such as snorkeling,paddle board and kayaking. Swim to the beach and run on the white sand, relax in the sun while the crew prepares delicious dishes to delight before setting sail back to Tamarindo. It will be an hour of unforgettable fun and relaxation. You'll return for the sunset and you will be transported in our private dinghy to the beach to finish this unique experience.

Tamarindo: Full-Day Yacht Cruise with Beach Stops & Lunch

6. Tamarindo: Full-Day Yacht Cruise with Beach Stops & Lunch

The Best Day Ever (Tour description) Morning Tour: 8am-12pm Sunset Tour: 1pm- sunset Full Day Tour: 10am- sunset - We will begin with a brief orientation and a welcome cocktail aboard our 51-foot exclusive yacht - Set sail from Flamingo in search of The Best Day Ever. - As we travel along the beautiful coastline, we will cast a line and troll for fish in hopes of catching a mahi or tuna while our attentive staff will serve snacks and beverages for all ages. - When we arrive at one of 5 beautiful Guanacaste beaches: Honeymoon Beach, Zapotal, Brumel Island, Guacamaya Beach or Playa Conchal, guests will be served fresh local hors d’oeuvres and enjoy water sports including snorkeling, paddle boarding, swimming or floating on our giant party mat. - Guests can also go ashore and walk along the beach looking for seashells or simply relax on our beautiful catamaran sipping cocktails and listening to music. - As we depart the beach and travel back to Flamingo, the chef will serve a fresh local meal up on the expansive fly bridge while guests look for the abundant marine life of Costa Rica including whales, dolphins, manta ray and sea turtles. - All eyes will be toward the western skies on our afternoon and full day charters to view one of the most amazing sunsets. - We will return to Flamingo after you have experienced the Pura Vida Lifestyle!

Tamarindo: ATV Quad Bike Adventure Tour

7. Tamarindo: ATV Quad Bike Adventure Tour

Start the tour with a pickup head to the location. Receive safety instructions upon arrival and follow the tour guide through pastures and rivers, up mountains with breath-taking views of the valley, pristine beaches, the Pacific Ocean, and take in the natural beauty and wildlife. Enjoy 3 gorgeous beaches and maybe make a quick stop to take it all in and make incredible photos. See howler monkeys, iguanas, and other exotic animals of the tropical dry forest, natural to the environment you will be visiting. Improve your experience and choose the option that includes a snorkeling activity at Playa Conchal before heading back to the hotel.

Tamarindo: Public Catamaran Sailing and Snorkeling Tour

8. Tamarindo: Public Catamaran Sailing and Snorkeling Tour

After meeting your group at the meeting point, sail aboard the 38-foot Sea Shell catamaran with a capacity for 25 people. After setting off, bruschetta will be served as an appetizer.  You’ll head to a private beach, observing the lush Pacific coast of Guanacaste. After reaching the private beach, you will be able to enjoy snorkeling, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and many other activities. Alternatively, just enjoy the views of the ocean and relax by the beach. After the water activities, lunch will be served. It consists of typical local cuisine like chicken rice, ground beans, sautéed vegetables and salad. Enjoy some fresh fruit on the journey back to Tamarindo. If you have chosen the afternoon tour, you will witness a beautiful sunset on your return. The open bar will be available throughout the trip with alcoholic beverages as well as non-alcoholic beverages such as soda, fresh juices, and bottled water.

Pacific Lounge: Public Sunset Catamaran

9. Pacific Lounge: Public Sunset Catamaran

You can appreciate the ocean from above and below, with time to snorkel in a remote beautiful beach away from large tour groups. Alternatively, take the opportunity to paddle board or swim, do some snorkeling, enjoy the ocean with our pool noodles, just before cruising back to land while the sun sets. We will head up north towards Playa Minas, which is a beach that does not receive many tourists, despite its incredible beauty. It is a white sand beach with gentle waves and few rocks. It is surrounded by huge mountains. It is also known as a nesting place for black turtles. While we are anchored you can enjoy our Stand Up Paddle, do some snorkeling or just enjoy being in the water, relaxing on one of our pool noodles. Afterwards, we will call you back to the boat to serve our meal which is Rice with Vegetables, Flavored Ground Beans, Chicken Fajitas, Salad, Sauteed Vegetables, Season Fruits and Dessert. Of course, you will also enjoy our open bar during the whole trip.

Tamarindo: Sea Scooter Snorkeling Tour

10. Tamarindo: Sea Scooter Snorkeling Tour

You will meet your professional snorkeling guide at 1:30pm at the freediving school in Tamarindo and chose your snorkeling equipment. You will head to Flamingo in our shuttle and get on the boat with your guide for an amazing Sea Scooter Snorkeling tour around Catalina islands. After a briefing about equipment, technique and safety, you'll jump in the water with your Sea Scooter for an unforgettable underwater adventure! Reef sharks, manta rays, turtles, and plenty of fishes might be at the party!!!

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4.3 / 5

based on 9 reviews

It was fantastic! There were 9 of us, 6 adults and three children, 4,6 and 9. The crew was very attentive and lunch was delicious. It is a beautiful way to see the amazing coast. Thank you Dream Chaser for this opportunity!

It was fun the staff were very accommodating and vigilant with safety and showing marine life (dolphins). Had an amazing time, it was a great way to spend an afternoon in tamarindo.

Amazing tour, crew was super fun and took great care of us. One of our favorite activities so far ! Highly recommend.

Such a great day! Excellent crew, service with a smile. Saw whales and sea turtles. Would do again for sure!

Amazing experience. The crew and captain were amazing and made it super fun!