Pacific Island Cruises
From: $145.00 Per person
Have a beach party overseas in this one of a kind experience in a custom made Catamaran. Departs from: San Jose
Relax and have fun in this unique seaside catamaran experience. Your journey will begin by descending after breakfast from sugar and coffee plantations that are located 5000 ft above the sea level to the port of Puntarenas to board the Calypso’s state of the art catamaran, the Manta Raya, a custom made sailboat designed from 20 years’ worth of passengers suggestions that includes 2 Jacuzzi pools, an underwater viewing window, fresh water showers and a bow ramp that allows passengers to disembark directly onto the beach after passing through lush mangroves, canneries and stilt houses pampering from Puntarenas to the Gulf of Nicoya serving fresh tropical fruits and drinks as an appetizer until the arrival to the palm-studded destination: Isla Tortuga, famous for its majestic white sand beaches combined with spectacular turquoise waters in which you will be sipping cold wine in the shade of white umbrellas as your critically acclaimed barbecue is served for lunch.
- Roundtrip transportation
- Local Guide
- Continental breakfast & lunch
Pick up time 6:00 a.m. approx.
Your Pacific Island Cruise Tour begins as you are driven up to 5,000 ft. above sea level and then descend to the pacific port of Puntarenas in a comfortable, air-conditioned bus.
You will be served a light continental breakfast as your journey takes you through the ever-changing panorama of coffee and sugar plantations, volcanic mountains, unique Brahman cattle and the Gulf of Nicoya . Once in Puntarenas board the Calypso’s state-of-the-art catamaran, the Manta Raya. One of the unique features of this catamaran is that she was designed from over 20 years’ worth of passengers’ suggestions.
Additional features include a spacious air-conditioned main salon with a full bar, an expansive deck area including 2 Jacuzzi pools, an underwater viewing window and fresh water showers. Only the Manta Raya has a bow ramp, allowing her passengers the safety and convenience of disembarking directly onto the beach. As the Manta Raya cruises past lush mangroves, canneries and stilt houses of Puntarenas on her way to the Gulf of Nicoya, the crew pampers you with fresh tropical fruits and drinks. Approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes south is the day’s palm-studded destination: Tortuga Island, famous for it’s beauty of immaculate white sand beach and turquoise waters.
Sip cold wine in the shade of white umbrellas as your mid-day feast is served at tables covered with white linen. Your sumptuous, delightful lunch was featured in Gourmet Magazine. The menu consists of a starter with a ceviche appetizer, a medley of salads and as the main dish, bar-b-queued chicken breast covered in mouth-watering papaya, and coconut cream sauce accompanied by julienne vegetables. Calypso’s expert crew sautés your lunch on the grill. On your return journey during the afternoon the catamaran will pass the islands of San Lucas, Sugar Loaf, Jesusita, Cedros and the National Park islands of Guayabo and Negritos.
Swimsuit, comfortable walking shoes, sweater, insect repellent and camera.