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Papagayo Gulf Sportfishing

World Renowned Fishing off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica!

Papagayo Gulf Sportfishing

$900 per person

The Papagayo Gulf is a popular and easily accessible destination on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. This location is the closest launch to the deep water and rich fishing grounds beyond the Continental Shelf. A chance to catch: Sailfish, Blue, Black and Striped Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado (Dolphinfish), Wahoo, Roosterfish, Snapper, Grouper.

Catch exotic fish such as Marlins, Roosterfish, and more!

Renowned Captains and Crew in Costa Rica

In Shore or Off Shore Deep Sea Fishing

Local Bilingual Guide

Drinks, Snacks, and Meals (Full day) provided

Dream On 35’ Cabo Express 

A favorite of charter captains and seasoned anglers worldwide, she features a hull with small propeller pockets and clean underwater lines that create two ideal trolling alleys behind the transom, greatly increasing the number of strikes. Dream On accommodates up to eight guests and kicks it up a notch in comfort and amenities. Truly a charter designed for your personal enjoyment and comfort. Listed prices are for up to 6 guests. Additional guests are $50 per person.

Full Day (offshore or inshore): $1,600

Half Day (inshore 5 hours): $1,200


  • Twin CAT 435hp engines
  • Top of the line Penn International
  • and Shimano gear
  • Dual Air Conditioners
  • 60 mile radar
  • Furuno depth finder and plotter
  • Rupp Tournament Series 31’ outriggers and
  • Penn down rigger
  • Dinette
  • Full galley
  • Air-conditioned cabin & helm station
  • Stereo system with USB, AUX, & Bluetooth

Loretta 32′ Black Fin Sport Fisher

Loretta, the vessel formerly known as Dream On is a 32′ Black Fin Sport Fisher.  Legendary in the sport fishing world. It is noted for being one of the most sea worthy boats in its class, smoothing those short choppy conditions and making the chase to the fishing ground more enjoyable. The low and purposely aggressive profile and deep-V hull is designed to slice through the blue water with plenty of power to get you to the fish fast. She’s built for fishing in a utilitarian sense. This classic fishing beast accommodates up to seven guests (6 or fewer is better). Listed prices are for up to 4 guests. Additional guests are $50 per person. 


Full Day (offshore or inshore): $1,300

Half Day (inshore 5 hours): $900


  • Twin CAT 300 hp Turbo Diesels
  • Padded engine covers with headrests
  • Private restroom
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Live bait well
  • Professional-grade tackle
  • Penn International
  • Shimano TLD two speeds
  • Penn down rigger
  • Dinette
  • Stereo system with USB, AUX, & Bluetooth
  • Hi-volume fan in cabin keeps its cool

About Fishing in Papagayo Gulf
Full days are 8 hours and can be fished inshore and/or offshore. A must in order to go after the marlin and sailfish.
On the 4 hour half day trip we stay inshore and look for any kind of action. We fish submerged rock formations for grouper, snapper, amberjack. There is also lots of surface action with jacks, mackerels, dorado, maybe wahoo and tuna: keeping everyone busy and catching fish for dinner.
You can keep your fish! **There is a strict catch and relase policy on billfish**
Meeting Times

Meeting Point: On the Beach nearest to you – RIU Guanacaste/Palace, Flamingo, Ocotal, Coco, Hermosa, Panama

1/2 Day Morning or Full Day: 7:30 AM

Special Notes
  • Costa Rica requires all anglers to have a fishing license.The cost is $15 per person for an 8 day license. Detailed instructions on how to navigate the Incopesca website will be sent to you when reserving.
  • We operate this tour rain or shine! If weather is severe, we may cancel and you will be given a refund or you may reschedule
Cancellation Policy
  • You may cancel free of charge up to 14 Days before start of the tour.
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  • Departure/Return Location
    Flamingo, RIU, Ocotal, Playas del Coco, Playa Hermosa, Playa Panama
  • Departure Time
    7:30 AM
  • Dress Code
    sunglasses. sunscreen, hat, towel, copy of passport
  • Included
  • Not Included
    Entrance to National Park
    Open Bar
    Round Trip Transportation

Tour Location

Gulf of Papagayo, Costa Rica

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