Day 1: Arrival San Jose Airport
Arrive at the San Jose International Airport on a flight TBD (not included). Upon clearing immigration and customs, exit the airport and meet your driver who will be waiting for you, he or she will be holding a sign with your name on it. Depart for the short drive to your hotel in San Jose área.
Upon arrival to Alta Las Palomas hotel you will check in to a Deluxe Room with breakfast included (free upgrade to suite if available).
Alta Hotel is a unique first class Boutique Hotel built in the early 90’s in a medieval castle style and remodeled in 2013, adding a hipster twist in its decoration while keeping nice colonial details. The hotel and the restaurant have spectacular views of the valley and mountains, up to Nicoya peninsula.
Along with acclaimed La Luz gourmet restaurant bar & Lounge, this smoke-free hotel has an outdoor pool with whirlpool and free access to a small gym with sauna. Complimentary breakfast, rooms service, free WiFi in public areas and rooms and free self-parking (Valet Parking Service).
Day2: San Jose – Puerto Jimenez
Today your adventure begins with a breathtaking 45 minute flight from Costa Rica’s Capital City (San Jose) across lush coffee plantations and the spectacular Talamanca mountain range. During your flight you will experience spectacular views of Central America’s largest coastal rainforest and land in the charming town of Puerto Jimenez where the edge of the rainforest bathes in the warm waters of the Pacific. the Crocodile Bay staff will escort you from the airstrip to Crocodile Bay Resort where you will have a fresh mango/rum cocktail in your hand within minutes.
Day 3: World Class Costa Rica Fishing
Inshore/Offshore fishing. After a quick orientation by our fishing director and an update on recent fishing activity, you can pick your pleasure – inshore or offshore – conventional or on the fly. The hotel 700 foot private pier is only a five minute walk from your room and is home to Central America’s largest private fishing fleet of Boston Whalers and Strike Yacht tower boats. The boats are outfitted with top of the line fishing gear and you will be accompanied by professional, English speaking crew (captain and mate). Daily fishing includes lunch, snacks, soft drinks, beer, gear and fishing license.
Day 4: Another Exciting Fishing day
Inshore/Offshore Day 2 – If your first day was spent offshore hunting for Billfish, we encourage you to take a day inshore and pursue the Roosterfish, snapper and the multitude of other species that can be found cruising the volcanic shoreline. Other inshore species include African pompano, Bluefin Trevally and Grouper. Make sure to check the daily catch boards to see where the action is!
Day 5: Fishing 3rd Day
Now that you’ve experienced inshore and offshore fishing, it’s up to you how to spend your third day! Staff from our fishing department will visit you each night around dinner time to see how your day was, address any concerns and to plan your next days trip. Our Boston Whalers and Strike tower boats go inshore or offshore, so spend the day doing either one or a little of both.
Day 6: Fishing 4th day
Enjoy a fourth day of fishing at Crocodile Bay Resort with your experienced, bilingual crew and high performance gear. Did you know that Crocodile Bay Resort is located at the edge of one of only four tropical fjord systems in the world? Reaching depths of nearly a mile in the center, this pristine region is also visited by whale sharks, and migratory humpback whales that visit from both the northern and southern hemispheres. This was reportedly one of Jacques Cousteau’s favorite place in the world to explore!
Day 7: Depart back to San Jose
Depending on your local flight back to San Jose departurte time, the hotel staff will take you to the local airstrip for your Nature Air flight back to San Jose. Upon arrival to San Jose on of our drivers will be waiting for you to take yuo back to Alta Las Palomas hotel for your last night. Overnight in a Deluxe Room with Breakfast included.
Day 8: Private Transfer from San Jose Hotel to International Airport
Depending on your international flight back home departure time, one of our drivers will pick you up to take you to the international airport on time for your flight back home.
- Private Transfer San Jose Airport – San Jose Hotel
- 1 Night Deluxe Room Breakfast Included at Alta La Palomas Hotel
- Transfer San Jose Hotel – San Jose Airport
- Local flight San Jose – Puerto Jiménez
- 5 nights accommodation at Crocodile Bay Resort with Meals included
- 4 days of Fishing (Inshore and offshore)
- Local Flight Puerto Jimenez – San Jose
- 1 Night Deluxe Room Breakfast Included at Alta Las Palomas Hotel
- Transfer San Jose Hotel – International Airport
- Sale Taxes