Where fishing expeditions and rainforest safaris inspire the ultimate sportsman’s bucket list adventure. Situated on 44 acres of manicured tropical gardens with spacious air-conditioned rooms in Puerto Jimenez on Costa Rica’s South Pacific Coast. Our friendly staff will cater to your individual needs offering as much privacy as you wish, while helping prepare you for the experience of a lifetime. You will be lured into joining the world’s most elite anglers to enjoy a variety of fishing excursions. And to complete your trip here, be sure to add land and water based eco-adventures to your itinerary.
Costa Rica’s Premier Sport Fishing and EcoTour Resort
Experience world-class offshore sport fishing at Crocodile Bay Resort with the largest private sport fishing fleet in Central and South America. Anglers can choose from a variety of boats for catch and release bill fishing in the Pacific Ocean for sailfish, striped blue and black marlin, dorado, tuna and wahoo.
Inshore sport fishing in Costa Rica’s Golfo Dulce (Sweet Gulf) for roosterfish, cubera snapper, jack crevalle, bluefin trevally, sierra mackerel, tripletail, and grouper is excellent throughout the year. We provide a variety of options such as; live bait, trolling, casting and Costa Rica fly-fishing. Guided kayak fishing and shore fishing excursions are also available.
As the day ends, you’ll long for the welcoming comfort of your room: a charming retreat solidly handcrafted in local Costa Rican authenticity. The real luxury is revealed when you step onto your balcony and into nature amid an active tree canopy where Scarlet Macaws soar and wildlife thrives. The peaceful sounds of the rainforest will create a soothing nighttime soundtrack before you awake to the privilege of doing it all over again.
Whether transformed into tasty ceviche, fresh sushi, or grilled to perfection, your selection will be masterfully prepared and complemented by locally sourced produce. Each meal is intended to nurture your well-being to prepare you for what lies ahead. Savor, relax, and let the memories of the day wash over you. Then take a few extra moments—you’ve earned it—to indulge in another round of inspiring conversation with new friends as the sun sets. As the day ends, you’ll long for the welcoming comfort of your villa: a charming retreat solidly handcrafted in local Costa Rican authenticity. The real luxury is revealed when you step onto your balcony and into nature amid an active tree canopy where Scarlet Macaws soar and wildlife thrives. The peaceful sounds of the rainforest will create a soothing nighttime soundtrack before you awake to the privilege of doing it all over again.
Mother Nature is going to make you feel alive. She is also going to make you sweat and put you into situations where you’ll get dirty and sport a few noble bumps and bruises. Following an intense display of the finest she has to offer, the medicinal-like treatments of The Spa become a rewarding necessity.
The full-service treatments include locally grown organic fruits and herbs to create healing power of the purest origins. With an extensive menu of more than 30 customizable therapies, there’s no doubt that The Spa may quickly become the welcomed final leg of all your fishing excursions and eco-adventures.
A free yoga class for beginners is held every Wednesday from 4:00 to 5:00 pm. Enjoy a relaxing moment by stretching in a gentle way to release stress and reconnect with yourself. Yoga classes are taught by instructor Rebeca Beita.
Our pool area is a great option for relaxing between your fishing and jungle adventures! Pull up a seat at our swim-up bar for an exotic cocktail or enjoy an evening seat in our elevated Jacuzzi for a birds eye view of scarlet macaws and other wildlife in the surrounding trees. The rainforest sounds are intense in the evening and provide the ultimate background music for truly enjoying your vacation and forgetting the stress of everyday life.
Crocodile Bay Resort Grounds
Situated on 44 acres of manicured gardens and trails, there is a photo waiting to be taken at any moment on the Crocodile Bay Grounds. You’ll be astounded by the abundant birds and other wildlife located just outside your door. Local sea almond trees provide a favorite dinner buffet for wild scarlet macaws, red lored parrots, toucans and other tropical birds. You won’t have to wait long to see a basilisk (Jesus Christ Lizard) do his famous run across the water’s surface, or see a green Iguana darting across a grassy area.
Weddings, Conferences, and Events
Did you know that Crocodile Bay is the perfect location for Conferences, Family Reunions and Weddings? A picturesque, unforgettable setting makes Costa Rica a favorite for romantic moments. There’s no better spot to inspire and rally camaraderie among your colleagues as well. Inquire for reservations and more information. Our conference center is ideal for group meetings, conferences, incentive groups, seminars, private gatherings and more. Our facility has audio/video equipment, internet access, restaurant service and air conditioning. Let us help you plan your next conference or group event in Costa Rica.
The Crocodile Bay Gift Shop is equipped for you. We have gear and clothing from some of the best active-wear designers such as Columbia, Aftco, Saltlife and Yeti. With our world-class fishing and an extensive list of eco-tours, we know that sometimes you may need that extra special item to meet the challenges of our activity-based resort. Our store also offers polarized sunglasses from Saltlife, which can help you locate that fish when it’s close to the boat or that sloth that is hiding in a nearby tree.
As for returning home with something special, we offer a wide range of artisanal crafts produced here in Costa Rica, as well as from our local Osa Peninsula artists.
Be sure to browse through our colorful gift shop while you are here at Crocodile Bay Resort.