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Princesa Catamaran Cruise to Tortuga Island

Please note this tour only operates on certain days, so please contact us first to see if it is available

Bring: swim suit, sunscreen, a wide-brimmed hat, camera, towels and a frisbee!

A comfortable Mercedes Benz bus with air conditioning, reclining seats, bathroom, television and VCR leaves our front door every day of the year to wisk you off to the Pacific coast. A professional bilingual guide accompanies you throughout the trip. On the way you stop for a typical Costa Rican breakfast, including gallo pinto (rice and beans with herbs and spices), eggs, bread or tortillas, fruits, and coffee, tea, or natural juice.

In the Port Village of Puntarenas you board the 200 passenger Princesa catamaran, a brand new streamlined three deck sailing vessel complying with all modern safety regulations. While cruising, the staff come around offering complimentary tropical fruits, natural fruit drinks, fresh fish ceviche and other snacks. Enjoy the sounds, even sway and dance to the live calypso music.

You'll want to spend part of your voyage sunning in the warm Pacific breezes on the quietly effortless upper deck with its gigantic Jacuzzi, and million dollar views of the tropical islands laden in pirate history, sea birds flying overhead, perhaps some dolphins will join us, maybe even see a whale.

The main deck has a spacious air-conditioned area with large panoramic windows to view the Gulf of Nicoya island archipelago, comfortably sip a cocktail at the bar, or instead, fine tune your tan on the spacious bow. The lower deck has the gift shop and a nursery area.

Eventually disembark for about four hours on world-famous white sand and jungle Tortuga Island surrounded by clear turquois waters, perfect for swimming and snorkeling. Enjoy a jungle buffet lunch then a few hours of sun, sand, surf, banana boat rides, and snorkeling along the half kilometer white sand beach.

Additional activity packages are offered:
$20 - Beach chair rental plus choice of snorkeling or banana boat ride
$25 - Beach chair rental and both snorkeling AND banana boat ride

By 3:30 pm, you are ready to slowly cruise back for nearly two more hours to the Puntarenas mainland through the jagged islands with a golden/mauve sun setting over the Nicoya Peninsula off the stern.

Eventually, as things wind down you arrive back at Adventure Inn in the early evening fully warmed and mellowed by the day's activities.

Tour categories: Beach, Family, Relaxing, Romantic

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