Full Day Tour at Punta Coral
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The start of this tour will be when you are picked up early in the morning at a meeting point or your hotel, to enjoy a day at the private reserve of Punta Coral, located in the Gulf of Nicoya, Costa Rica. This place only accessible by the ocean contains a virgin forest and just in front of a clean and clear beach, further on there is a valley with many flowers, rock formations and several caves.
If you are lucky you will see different animals such as the howler monkey, parrots, butterflies, armadillos and many others. In addition to this you can enjoy a delicious lunch of fish. Then, after you finish eating, it will be time to start a kayaking adventure or take a bath in the calm waters surrounding the reserve.
Then you can enjoy a walk through the woods through the trails or simply lie on a hammock to enjoy the beautiful marine and tropical views offered by Punta Coral. At the end of this tour you will be taken back to your hotel or pick-up location.
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Minimum occupancy 10 people.
Maximum occupancy 50 people.
Tour Tickets (may vary by date)
|Adult (P/P)||145.00 (USD)|
|Children (P/P)||90.00 (USD)|
- Transportation by bus with A / C.
- Bilingual guide (Spanish and English).
- Typical Costa Rican breakfast, served at The Shrimp Shack.
- Boarding at private dock at Casa Calypso.
- Cruise on the Manta Raya catamaran.
- Gourmet lunch.
- Soft drinks and natural soft drinks.
- Tropical fresh fruits.
- Use of kayak.
- Banana boat tour.
- Hiking trails.
- Beach lounge chairs.
- Bar service on the boat and in Punta Coral (paid separately).
- Tour of the islands of the Gulf of Nicoya.
- Casual clothes.
- Swimwear or shorts.
- Bronzer and / or sunscreen.
- Camera and sunglasses.
- Hat or caps.
- Rubber sandals.
- Tennis or marine shoes.
- Extra money for optional activities.
- The use of shoes with leather sole and heel is forbidden.
- Do not forget to bring your towels.
If your reservation is less than 10 people, you can cancel 48 hours before without penalty. You will receive a 100% refund. For a reservation of 10 or more people you must cancel 15 days in advance. Otherwise, reservation will have a penalty, unless you show us medical documentation.
Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of insurance do they have?
We have 3 different types of insurance for Calypso Cruises passengers. The buses have theirs, the catamaran also and once we get to the island, there is an insurance that also covers all passengers.
What happens if it rains?
If we have a very heavy rain, considered a storm, we will cancel the trip. In this case we can return your money or reschedule the tour. Most of the time the rain falls in the Gulf of Nicoya at the end of the afternoon.
How long is the stay on the island?
We guarantee 5 hours on the beach.
Can we see monkeys, dolphins, whales or some other animal?
Depending on the time we can see dolphins, whales, turtles and a variety of birds.
How fast does the Catamaran travel?
The Manta Raya usually travels around 14 miles per hour.
How long is the catamaran to reach the island?
Approximately 1 hour and a half.
How many people will be more in the tour?
The Catamaran has a maximum capacity of 100 people. However, they will not travel more than 85 for reasons of comfort.
What can we do on the island?
We now include two activities (free) - Snorkeling Tour and Banana Boat Ride. We serve a delicious lunch. They can also swim and relax on the beach of Isla Tortuga.
I can take a shower?
The Island tries to keep as virgin as possible. Therefore, there is no sewer system. However, the Manta Raya has fresh water for you to cool off.
I have small children. Can they do the snorkel and the banana boat?
All children under 8 years old cannot do water activities.
Also, people who do not know how to swim cannot do water activities.
Is there live music or entertainment?
Yes. We have a variety of music on the catamaran. On the beach during lunch there is live marimba music.
Are there bathrooms in the Catamaran?
Yes. The Catamaran has 2 bathrooms.
Where can I change my clothes?
You can do it in the Catamaran or in our restaurant.
What time is breakfast served in Puntarenas?
It is usually served at 8:30 AM
Are there toilets on the buses?
Usually yes. Although it depends on the size of the group.
Is there food on the bus?
The food will be given once we arrive at the Shrimp Shack. A typical Costa Rican full and hot breakfast.
Can I bring my liquor?
No. On the Island and the Catamaran there is a bar at your disposal.
Do you stop at any other Island?
On the way back, we make a tour of the main Gulf Islands. You will have the opportunity to know about 7 Islands, including San Lucas, (our Alcatraz), however, we will not stop.
How long should I make a reservation before?
You can book 1 year in advance if you wish and if we have space. We recommend you at least do it 1 week before for payment and secure your space.
Can I pay with Master Card?
Yes, we accept any type or brand of credit card.
Can I pay when I arrive at the pier?
The reservation needs to be paid 48 hours before your tour.
Do you offer discounts?
Yes. We can give some variation in the rate depending on the number of people in your group.
What should I bring?
Comfortable clothes, swimsuit, shorts, sandals or flip flops, sunscreen and sunscreen, camera, dark glasses, cap or hat and towel. Also, it is important that you bring some money if you want to buy a drink with alcohol or a souvenir.
Is it easy to get dizzy on the catamaran?
The Manta Raya is a catamaran designed to travel on any type of sea. The Gulf of Nicoya is also known for having an extremely calm sea. It is unusual for someone to feel dizzy or sick.
Will I have time to do some shopping?
Only during the stay on the Island and in the Shrimp Shack restaurant.