The Fishing Fanatic vacation is a sportsman's dream come true! This awesome adventure starts off with a full day of sport fishing on the Central Pacific, moves on to Lake Arenal for rainbow bass fishing and then wraps up off of the Guanacaste coast in search of more billfish.

Day 1

Welcome to Costa Rica! Upon arrival to San Jose International Airport (contact us for details if arriving at other airport), you will receive a VIP Airport Greeting by a Pacific Trade Winds representative.

The Falls Resort

The Falls Resort

Overall 94.0% (613 guest ratings)
Location: Manuel Antonio

The Falls Resort is a charming three-star boutique hotel located in the hillside resort area of Manuel Antonio. Surrounded by jungle and lush tropical gardens, the hotel is an oasis of peace and tranquility. The staff of this small 25 room hotel adds to the ambiance with ever welcoming smiles and authentic Costa Rican charm. Hotel amenities include a swimming pool, a restaurant and bar, tropical gardens, and WiFi in some public areas.

While at The Falls Resort, the room you will enjoy is a Standard. Standard Rooms feature air conditioning, cable TV with DVD, mini bar, and ceiling fan, and a furnished patio with garden view.

Meals: Breakfast

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Day 2

Free Day - Beach Day Manuel Antonio

Free Day - Beach Day Manuel Antonio

No guest ratings
Location: Manuel Antonio
Min. Guests: 1

Beach day at Manuel Antonio to explore on your own. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the tropical sun on the palm studded beaches of the Pacific coast. Free days are for descriptive purposes only and do not include any services.

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Day 3

Offshore Sport Fishing 28 Foot Boat - Full Day

Offshore Sport Fishing 28 Foot Boat - Full Day

Overall 97.5% (10 guest ratings)
Location: Manuel Antonio
Min. Guests: 1
Min. Age: 8

A full day of offshore sport fishing on a 28 foot boat. You will be fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Roosterfish and Wahoo just to name a few. This full day, 8 hour tour includes transportation, boat, captain, mate, bait, tackle, lunch, soft drinks and beer on board. Valid for up to 5 anglers. Does not include 15 Dollar fishing license which must be paid in person on arrival.

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Day 4

Arenal Springs Resort and Spa

Arenal Springs Resort and Spa

Overall 94.4% (1,804 guest ratings)
Location: Arenal

Enjoy authentic Costa Rican charm and thermal hot springs at the Arenal Springs Resort and Spa of La Fortuna. Located across from the majestic Arenal Volcano, this highly rated eco-resort delivers incredible views, lush tropical gardens, and private hot springs exclusively to their guests. The friendly staff will never allow you to forget that you are in Costa Rica. Guests are greeted with warm smiles and the service in all aspects is delightful. Resort amenities include thermal hot springs, spa, swimming pool for adults, kids pool, Jacuzzi, lounge chairs, sun deck, restaurant, pizza bar, sushi bar, wet bar, souvenir shop, Wi-Fi internet access in some public areas, yoga platform and a conference room. As an additional treat if you book your vacation through us, the Arenal Springs Resort offers a special 15% discount per person on their Spa treatments for Pacific Trade Winds guests.

While at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa, the room you will enjoy is a Junior Suite. Junior Suites feature air-conditioning, cable TV, ceiling fan, mini bar stocked with complimentary beverages for two people, telephone, in-room safe, hair dryer, and a terrace area with a view of Arenal Volcano.

Meals: Breakfast

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Day 5

Canopy Zipline - Ecoglide

Canopy Zipline - Ecoglide

Overall 95.7% (376 guest ratings)
Location: Arenal
Min. Guests: 2
Min. Age: 2

You’ll be picked up from your hotel in the La Fortuna area and brought to Ecoglide to go ziplining in a private rainforest reserve near the volcano. Your bilingual guides will provide your helmet and harness and help you get suited up. Safety information will be shared and when you reach the first platform you will learn how to use the equipment. Transportation, park admission, bilingual guides and all safety equipment are included in this exhilarating tour. One way transportation from your hotel in the La Fortuna area can take between 15 and 45 minutes depending on your pick up location. Combined time of the zipling tour and round trip transport ranges between 2 and 3 hours. Fully enclosed hiking or running shoes are required on the platforms and long pants are recommended for comfort in the harness. Any loose items, such as your camera or keys, should be zipped up inside your pockets. Please bring insect repellent, sunscreen and a rain jacket. Enjoy the glide!

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Day 6

Sport Fishing on Lake Arenal -  Full day

Sport Fishing on Lake Arenal - Full day

Overall 90.0% (2 guest ratings)
Location: Arenal
Min. Guests: 2
Min. Age: 6

Today you will enjoy a full day of guided sport fishing on Lake Arenal fishing for species such as Guapote and Machacca. Guapote bite similar to small mouth bass and many fishermen refer to them as Rainbow Bass due to their colorings, size, and appetite. Both species grow up to 10 pounds or more, with average weights in the 3 to 4 pound range. This full day, 8 hour tour includes transportation, guide, boat, tackle, gear, and lunch.

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Day 7

Margaritaville Beach Resort

Margaritaville Beach Resort

Overall 92.5% (58 guest ratings)
Location: Flamingo and Conchal Area

Margaritaville Beach Resort provides a tropical getaway to a beautiful beach with shade trees and pristine water at Playa Flamingo on the Pacific northwest coast of Costa Rica. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Resort nautical decor offers a unique experience laced with hammocks, Tiki bars, and excellent restaurants. Variable meal plans include an all-inclusive option. The 120-room resort features a large swimming pool, smaller pool, modern gym, lighted tennis courts, conference room, yoga deck, Family Center game room with movie theater, kid’s pool, and playground. The resort’s activity menu changes daily and includes such things as salsa dancing, eco-tours, and fitness classes. All rooms have tropical decor with air conditioning, mini-fridge, coffee maker, and cable TV. WiFi is available in some common areas. An onsite Spa offers an impressive list of services for purchase. The gentle tides at Playa Flamingo make it a safe beach for swimming. The area is known for off shore fishing and scuba diving. The resort and beach would provide the perfect setting for a beach wedding.

While at Margaritaville Beach Resort, the room you will enjoy is a Standard. Standard Rooms feature air conditioning, flat-screen Satellite TV, high-speed internet, clock radio, telephone, ceiling fan, in-room safe, coffee maker, and a hair dryer. Some rooms feature private balcony with garden view.

Meals: All Inclusive

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Day 8

Offshore Sport Fishing 29 Ft. Boat - Full Day

Offshore Sport Fishing 29 Ft. Boat - Full Day

Overall 80.3% (10 guest ratings)
Location: Flamingo and Conchal Area
Min. Guests: 1
Min. Age: 8

Today you will enjoy a full day of offshore sport fishing on a 29 foot boat. You will be fishing for Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Dorado, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Roosterfish and Wahoo just to name a few. This full day, 8 hour tour includes transportation, boat captain, mate, bait, tackle, lunch, soft drinks and beer on board. Valid for up to 5 anglers. Does not include 15 dollar fishing license which must be paid in person on arrival.

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Day 9

Free Day - Beach Day Playa Flamingo

Free Day - Beach Day Playa Flamingo

No guest ratings
Location: Flamingo and Conchal Area
Min. Guests: 1

Beach day at Playa Flamingo to explore on your own. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the tropical sun on the palm studded beaches of the Pacific coast. Free days are for descriptive purposes only and do not include any services.

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Day 10

Country Inn and Suites

Country Inn and Suites

Overall 84.6% (515 guest ratings)
Location: San Jose

Country Inn and Suites is a comfortable, newly remodeled airport hotel located in the Cariari area. Hotel amenities include restaurant, bar, swimming pool, fitness center, business center, tropical gardens and internet.

While at Country Inn and Suites, the room you will enjoy is a Standard Room. Standard Rooms feature air-conditioning, cable TV, coffee maker, hair dryer, internet access, in-room safe, iron and ironing board.

Meals: Breakfast

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Day 11


Final Day — All good things must come to an end, though memories last a lifetime. Transportation will be provided back to San Jose International Airport scheduled to arrive three hours prior to your departure flight.

¡Pura Vida!

Summary

  • Travel assistance while in Costa Rica
  • VIP Airport Greeting
  • All Domestic Transportation as described
  • 3 nights at The Falls Resort
  • Free Day - Beach Day Manuel Antonio
  • Offshore Sport Fishing 28 Foot Boat - Full Day
  • 3 nights at Arenal Springs Resort and Spa
  • Canopy Zipline - Ecoglide
  • Sport Fishing on Lake Arenal - full day
  • Sport Fishing on Lake Arenal - full day
  • 3 nights at Margaritaville Beach Resort
  • Offshore Sport Fishing 29 Ft. Boat - Full Day
  • Free Day - Beach Day Playa Flamingo
  • 1 nights at Country Inn and Suites
  • Inquire for details about Included Meals/Drinks
  • Current sales and turismo taxes

Footnotes

Pricing

Low Season 2018 rates start at $2,598 USD* per person double occupancy, $2,089 USD* pp for triple occupancy, or $4,859 USD* pp for single occupancy for the lodges listed above. High season 2019 rates start at $3,203 USD* per person double occupancy, $2,536 USD* pp for triple occupancy, or $5,967 USD* pp for single occupancy for the same lodges. Low Season 2019 rates start at $2,852 USD* per person double occupancy, $2,268 USD* pp for triple occupancy, or $5,265 USD* pp for single occupancy for the same lodges.You can upgrade or downgrade hotels to match your preferences and budget.

*Your vacation will be 100% customized to your needs. After inquiring with us, you will receive an exact price based on your custom itinerary. Please include special requests in the comments section. The rates listed here include current taxes, hotels, tours and transfers as described unless otherwise indicated. Rates may vary based on your travel dates, room occupancy, and type of transportation selected. Green season pricing and offers listed above are for select travel dates only and restrictions may apply. Inquire for details. Prices are subject to change at any time and do NOT include international airfare, travel insurance or any other services that are not expressly mentioned.

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