Marine Sports in Coco Beach
Costa Rica has become a word class fishing destination and one of the best sport fishing choices in the world, because of the large quantity of fishing species available all year round and the abundance of marine resources on both coasts.
The Pacific Ocean is a fishing paradise with rich fishing grounds and species like: Marlin, Snapper, Sailfish, Dorado, Wahoo, Roosterfish, Tuna, Snook, Tarpon and more. These are some sportfishing tour operators:
Dive into Adventure
The beaches in Guanacaste are widely recognized as premiere locations for diving, considering the incredible underwater visibility - up to 60 feet - and abundant marine wildlife:
- Manta rays
- Tropical fish
The islands that you see from El Coco Beach are home to these species, and house numerous birds as well. You can easily reach the Bat Islands and Catalina Island by hiring a boat in El Coco. There are several specialized tour guides in El Coco who can teach you to dive and help you get your PADI license. These are some scuba diving tour operators:
Costa Rica is a unique place to surf, with miles of coastline, challenging waves, beach breaks, reef breaks, and river mouth breaks on both Atlantic and Pacific shores. However, the main ingredients that make Guanacaste a prime destination in the word for surfing are:
- Simple access to breaks
- Reasonable prices
- Warm water
- 650 miles of coastline
- Friendly people
- International tournaments
Surfing in Costa Rica will be a fascinating experience that you will always remember.
Fisherman holding a Mahi Mahi or Dorado fish.
Scuba diving is big in Coco Beach. There are several operators that can take you on diving trips.
The World Surfing Championship took place in Jaco, Costa Rica, in July of 2009.