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Welcome to Costa Rica,

Costa Rica has some of the best Sport Fishing in the world. The Pacific side has incredible fishing for Sailfish, Marlin, Dorado, Tuna, Wahoo, Roosterfish, Snapper, and more. The Caribbean side and Northern regions of Costa Rica are famous for big Tarpon and big Snook

Why choose us to help you plan your Costa Rica vacation?

We have lived and fished in Costa Rica since 1998, so we know the fun things to see and do.

We have a 26" charter boat in the Los Suenos Costa Rica Marina, so we offer some specialty trips like inshore/offshore/bottom fishing, sunset tours and kayak/snorkel/fishing trips.

We represent dozens of friends that own and operate charter boats in every region of Costa Rica, so we can set you up with the best captains in each area.

We know dozens of people that rent hotels, condos and homes in and near Los suenos Costa Rica and other locations so we can help you find the best lodging.

We have more than 20 years of Customer Service experience so we'll listen to what you want and help you find what's best for your budget and time frame.

We will save you time, money and headaches when you vacation in Costa Rica.

Give us a call or send us an e-mail if you have any questions about charter boats and vacation rentals or if you need a “live” fishing report.

Trust an expert.

Gracias,

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May 4th , 2017

Marina Pez Vela .. At the Lucas Oil Offshore World Championship April 23-28, the world’s best anglers gathered for the opportunity to earn the most exclusive title in international tournament fishing. But of the 50 elite teams in the competition, only one could be crowned 2017 Offshore World Champions: Team Torneio de Peixes de Bico (Brazil).

Top Teams
1st Place: Torneio de Peixes de Bico (Brazil) – 2,900 points
2nd Place: Torneio Marlin do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) – 2,400 points
3rd Place: 2016 OWC Champions (Trinidad & Tobago) – 2,300 points

Fishing has been slower then yrs passed but there’s still some good fishing out there , from Papagayo  to Marina Pez Vela inshore and offshore , offshore there’s plenty of tuna out there still , blues are being caught along with sails .. inshore fishing there catching snook   rooster  snapper  cobia and if you want to do a little bottom fishing just a bit off inshore  , grouper is a nice tasty dish .. please check out our charters on our list of places in Costa Rica .. click on any blue area where it says the size of the charter and you’ll see a photo , price an info on that charter . Come fish with us in the beautiful country of Costa Rica  .. if you want to contact us by email , go to the upper right hand corner of our web page and under the word REPORT you will see CONTACT US , click that on and scroll down until you see  information and reservation form , fill that out and send it .. we will have your info so we can get things done faster .

Los Suenos marina  48ft $2300.00   A/C  salon  kitchen and bath

April 22, 2017 Marlin time

Just as the OWC fishing tournament in Marina Pez Vela in Quepos CR is only a few days away , we have been getting good marlin activity .. blues and blacks while the sailfish are touch N go .. we had 3 of the charters we work with go out in this past few days , 1 charter had 3 blue marlin and 1 sail .. 2nd charter had only 1 sail and missed a blue and the 3rd was inshore and had a good day of rooster fishing .. a cple of the private owned boats had a stellar day with Capt. Bubba Carter with 4 blues an 1 sail while the Fish Tank had (2) 700 lb black marlin .. snook fishing in the Quepos area is just as good .. bottom fishing for grouper is always a tasty treat , one of my favorite and not let us forget about the tuna out there , tuna is so plentiful , the Capts are giving the tuna away to under privileged families .. Good luck to all the who’s in the OWC fishing tournament in Marina Pez Vela .. Please check out our charters we have in Costa Rica , there are some places in Costa Rica that we do not work with charters due to being in the middle of no where .. so please use GOOGLE and see where your staying and how far from the water .. just click on the blue area before each boat , you will see a photo .. price and info on each charter .. to contact us .. on the right hand corner on top you will see CONTACT us , click that one once , scroll down and you will see  information and reservation form .. fill that out and at the bottom it says comment , let us know how many will be on the boat fishing or not .. what kind of fish do you want to catch .. full or half day and most important what AIRPORT , makes it easier to get you to our boats in that area .

offshore fishing in Los Suenos

April 11 , 2017

As Easter is just a few days away there’s going to be a lot of Tuna on the dinner tables , seems everywhere  offshore there catching big tuna’s .. sails are still out there .. we had a cple of reports on some blue marlin out there as well .. dorado is a nice fish on the plate and there’s a few big one being caught .. inshore fishing reports are coming in and snook , rooster , snapper ,corvina , jack and amber jacks .. just a little more out there bottom fishing for grouper ..  .. All charters leave the dock at 7am ..half days are 4 hrs and inshore only (bottom fish as well ).. offshore is full day 8 hrs ( marlin , sail, tuna and dorado ) please check out out our charters on our website . Click on the blue area before each boat and info , photo and price will be able to see .. Please remember ALL BILLFISH ARE CATCH N RELEASE .. Thank you  Happy Easter

April 6th , 2017

Well this season for Los Suenos Triple Crown billfish tournament wasn’t as good as last yrs as the water temperature was a little cold for the sail but good for the marlin and tuna .. but as report roll in the sails are coming back and the tuna seems to be everywhere .. the Papagayo winds are dying down up in the Tamarindo/Flamingo area .. down here in the Jaco/Los Suenos area and also Marina Pez Vela in Quepos reports of sails , tuna and some marlin are being caught . Inshore is doing good as well , rooster , snapper and Capt Roy the KING of snook in Quepos is catching a lot of snook as always .. if you like grouper bottom fishing is doing good , always nice to have fish for dinner .. Please check out our web-page , there you will find the charters we have around Costa Rica .. just click on the blue area before each charter and you will see a photo , info and price on each boat .. the prices are for the boat itself not per person . Check out this little guy on his 1st day of fishing April 6th 2017

March 4th , 2017

Well we just finished the 2nd leg of the Los Suenos Triple crown 2017 , little slower then last year due to water temperature
here’s a run down on the Feb 22nd - 25th leg with some boats having all the luck and skill . The top 5 boats are
1st,Agitatorg 60 sails no marlin ,2nd Dealers Choice 51 sails no marlin ,3rd First Light 41 sails 2 marlin ,4th Big Oh 50 sails no marln
5th Southern Pride 41 sail 1 marlin.

I’m an observer for Los Suenos and we go out on a different boat every day and the 3 days of being on the water , day 1 I was on Sea Fix(Capt.John Thomas) with 10
sails no marlin 2nd day I was on Alpha Bravo (Capt. Johan Van Coller with 6 sails no marlin , 3rd day I was on Southern Pride with Capt Chris Garner with 19 sails
and 1 blue marlin , Chris was right on the ball as 2 anglers were fighting 2 sails , Chris seen the marlin out ofthe corner of his eyes and yelled PITCH BAIT which
Capt.Bob Watson was an angler , threw out the pitch bait and caught the blue marlin in 15 seconds and almost landed in the boat .If your planning on fishing up in
the Tamarindo/Flamingo area they are having agail force winds .. Down here in the Los Suenos / Marina Pez Vela area fishing is hit and miss , still some blues , sails
tuna and dorado . Next and 3rd leg of the triple crown is March 22nd-25th, 2017

Full Day - Up to 6 pax - $1750.00  Marina Pez Vela

Half Day - Up to 6 pax - $1350.00

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Feb 16th , 2017

Next week Feb 22nd - 25th 2017 is the start of the 2nd leg of The Los Suenos Triple Crown bill fish Tournament
reports of sails and some blue marlin are being caught . Theres still some tuna out there waiting to be on someones
dinner table and dorado as well. Our Buddy up in the Flamingo/Tamarindo area reports of some sails and blues but the
winds up there right now are day to day and choppy waters .. Both Marina’s Los Suenos and Marina Pez Vela report good
fishing its all day to day and th water temp ..if anyone would like to see the results and live go the Los Suenos web page
PLEASE don’t forget to check out our web page and see the charters we have around Costa Rica ,please click on the blue area
in front of any charter you see in any area in Costa Rica you may be staying or want to visit .

33′ Express

$900 Half Day / $1620 Full Day Local captain, speaks English, 10 plus year experience, twin diesel motor, 24 knot cruise, Shimano and Penn tackle, fighting chair, full electronics, porta potti, Quepos

Jan 26th , 2017

The 1 leg of the Los Suenos Triple Crown billfish tournament went off without a hitch
I’m an observer for Los Suenos and it’s always surprising whats going to happen we had
50 boats in this tournament . Boats can leave as soon as all the observers sigh in so
around 5:30am they start taken off .. Lines in at 8am and 4pm lines out. This year the
water temp was a little cold for the sails but we had many marlin being caught we had a
total of  997 bill fish that’s 785 sails and 212 marlin , most of the marlin where stripe
marlin .. 500 points for marlin and 100 points for sails , all bill fish are catch N release
the winner of Leg1 Its place is Xta Sea ..with 6,600 points .. 2nd place is Agitator 6,500 points
3rd place is Enjoy with 6,300 points ….. Next leg of the Los Suenos Triple Crown is Feb 22nd
through the 25th .. Local charters are reporting the same .. lots of marlin right now with the
water temp .. sails are out there as well with some tuna and dorado .. Up in and around Tamarindo
Flamingo area are some wind so please check the weather before going that way .. but here on
the Southern Pacific side ….. all sunny and great fishing .. don’t forget to check out our web page
and the charters we we offer in most places in Costa Rica

“30 foot Express”

Express Sportfish. 4 anglers.

May thru November 2014:
Full Day (4 anglers): $1250 inshore or offshore.
Half Day: $1000 inshore. Offshore +$100.
Extra Angler: $50 (max 5 anglers).
December 2014 thru April 2015:
Full Day (4 anglers): $1350 inshore or offshore.
Half Day: $1100 inshore. Offshore +$100.
Extra Angler: $50 (max 5 anglers).
Peak Season (Dec. 24 2014 - Jan. 4 2015): +$100
Local captain, speaks English, 22 plus year experience, diesel, 20 knot cruise, Shimano and Penn tackle, full electronics, full cabin and head, Los Suenos Marina.

Jan 13th , 2017

We start off the fishing High season with some really great news , Los Suenos has their 2017
Triple Crown Billfish tournament starting Jan 18th - 21st , all Billfish are released back into the water to help
their population grow .. we have been getting reports from Capts. around Costa Rica and the BITE
is on from black , blue , and stripen marlin .. sails tuna and the dorado is coming back
Jan 12th , 2017 - 1 blue marlin (250 lbs ) , 2 strped marlin ( 125 lbs ) 6 sails , 2 wahoo , 2 dorado on 3 boats
Jan 11th , 2017 - 1 blue marlin , 5 sails , 10 tuna and 1 dorado on 2 boats
Jan 10th , 2017 - 1 blue marlin ( 350 lbs ) , 3 sails , and 1 dorado on 3 boats
Jan  9th , 2017 - 1 blue marlin (500 lbs ) 1 sail , and 3 dorado on 1 boat
Jan  8th , 2017 - 1 black marlin , 1 sail , 2 dorado and 8 tuna on 2 boats
Jan  7th , 2017 - 1 spearfish , 16 sails , 12 yellowfin tuna and 4 dorado on 4 boats
Jan  6th , 2017 - 3 black marlin  (600 , 450 , 400 lbs )  and 2 sail fish on 2 boats
Jan  5th , 2017 - 1 black marlin ,(300 lbs ) 7 sails , 8 tunaa and 3 dorado on 3 boats
Jan  4th , 2017 - 4 sails on 1 boat
Jan  2nd , 2017 - 8 sails and 3 tuna on 2 boats
Los Suenos, CR - Sweet D released 3 Black Marlin, 2 Blue Marlin and 6 Sailfish over 4-Days.
Awesome day CHASER SPORT FISHING on the 45 Omie Tillet SPORTSMAN

Don’t forgwt to check out our website and on the right hand side you will see where we have
different places around Costa Rica , choose a boat in the area you will be in , then click
on the dark blue area on any boat and you will see a photo , info and price of the boats .

55 ft Hatteras .. $2,600 per day

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Dec 29th , 2016

Well we made it through rainy season and the Los Suenos Triple Crown Billfish tournament starts up Jan 18th - 21st 2017 season and there out there catching blues , sails , dorado and tuna .. up and down Costa Rica there back in action .. inshore fishing is good as well reports on catching snook and rooster fish , some bottom fishing for grouper

In the Tamarindo/Flamingo area reports :

28ft center console , 4 sails missed a blue
31 ft Bertram  , 9 sails  4 tuna
32ft express , 5 sails , 1 blue ,

Los Suenos area :
28ft center console ,day 1, 5 sails 2 tuna .. day 2 .. 3 sails
31ft center console , day 1 , 2 sails and 6 tuna , 2nd day , 4 sails , day 3 , 6 sails
60 ft ft : Day 1 ..  stripey 3 sails and 4 dorado , day 2 , 4 sails , 10 tuna , 2 dorado , Day 3 , 1 blue, 1 sail, 7 dorado

CRD .. 3 dorado 2 tuna

1 (400 lb blue) 1 sail 2 tuna
1 blue , 1 sail , 2 tuna
4 sails , 1 seabass , 5 Spanish Mackerel ,
1 stripe , 1 sail , 6 dorado
2 sails , 2 dorado
1 stripe , 1 blue , 4 sails , 5 tuna , 2 dorado
4 sails , 1 tuna , 1 dorado
1 strip , 7 tuna
2 blue , 2 sails , 7 tuna
7 sails 2 dorado ..

Don’t forget to check out our charters on the right hand side of our web page , just go to
any boat and click on the dark area and you will see the price , info and picture of that boat

55 Hateras : full day $2600.00

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boats out of Los Suenos charters

Dec 13th , 2016

The Holidays are upon us and High season is a few weeks a way ,  we have been having some rain in the late night and early morning little bit of green water but still catching blues , sails , tuna and even the dorado are coming back .. we had a few boats go out during last weekend and all had tuna , dorado and sails .. just 2 boats caught blues .. down in Quepos there caught some snook and rooster inshore and some doing some bottom fishing for grouper . The Los Suenos Triple Crown Billfish Tournament starts Leg 1 Jan 18th-21st , leg 2 Feb 22nd-25th leg 3 March 22nd-25th 2017 .. start reserving your charters now , come high season it will get harder , please check out our web page and on the right hand side of our page you will see all our charters we have around Costa Rica , choose where you might be staying and click on the dark area of any charter and a pic , price and info will show . We also do family fan like zip-lining , tranopy , 4 wheeling or take the family on a day trip to Tortuga Island .

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