Our team of professional, bilingual drivers will greet you at the airport and take you to the luxurious Cariari DoubleTree by Hilton just minutes from the airport (15) and Costa Rica’s Capital city. This lovely hotel features a large outdoor swimming pool, casino and a gourmet restaurant with a lovely view of Costa Rica’s central valley mountains range. The next morning you will enjoy a 45 minute scenic flight (included in package price) across the central mountain range to where the edge of the rainforest meets the Pacific ocean. Crocodile Bay Resort is only 5 minutes from the local airstrip. Our drivers will meet you and transport you to the resort.
You will be greeted at reception with a cold mango and rum (optional) cocktail and introduced to our friendly staff. After a quick tour of the facilities – get settled in and we’ll help you plan your day. Whether you’d like to take it easy by the pool and swim up bar, or start exploring immediately, our staff will provide you all the information you need to enjoy your vacation on your terms.
Crocodile Bay Resort offers guests access to Costa Rica’s largest fleet of private inshore and offshore boats. Take a boat tour of the gulf in search of dolphins and whales( August & Sept or Jan & Feb) or try some of the World’s best inshore and offshore fishing, or explore the coastline by paddle board – its’ up to you! This year we also have new guided kayak fishing and surf casting available at the resort(tours and fishing must be purchased separately at the resort) Paddle boards are complimentary.
Choose from any of our 30 full or half day expeditions (extra charge). We have tours for all ages and skill levels and our eco-department will visit your dinner table nightly to fill you in on what your group may enjoy most. We have our own eco department with licensed, bi-lingual guides. A great way to explore our gulf is on our new stand up paddle boards (complimentary).
With the À la Carte vacation package, each day is up to you. Today may be a good day to choose a spa treatment, or learn about rural and sustainable tourism by visiting a local family farm to learn how chocolate is created and refined(0rganically) from the cacao plant, visit to an animal sanctuary, or lean about ocean conservation by joining our sea turtle rescue program. (all tours, spa and fishing must be purchased separately at the resort)
On your final day we suggest a visit to the charming town of Puerto Jimenez to visit the shops, restaurants and cafes. We also have a beautiful beach minutes form the resort you may visit – Playa Preciosa (Precious Beach) to swim, surf enjoy boogie boarding or sunbathing. Again, it’s all up to you, you may also enjoy some of our eco activities – or try an all natural spa treatment (all tours, spa and fishing must be purchased separately at the resort)
Some anglers like to extend their trips with an extra day of inshore or offshore fishing. Additional Days may also be added for our new guided Kayak Fishing trips and shore casting (or you may enjoy a visit to our spa or explore one of 30 eco adventure tours). Anglers of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Talk to one of our team members about including an extra free day just in case you just aren’t ready to call it quits! In any case, after this amazing adventure we’re sure you’ll be refreshed and ready to return home until your next visit.