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Bay Island's Cruise to Tortuga Island

Puntarenas
Starting at $145.00
Additional Info
  • Est. Departure: 6:00 am
  • Est. Return: 8:00 pm
  • What's included: Transportation San Jose-Puntarenas-San Jose, bilingual Guide, A small breakfast served in the bus, Maritime transportation on the Bay’s Princess Yacht, Tropical fruits and natural beverages, Ceviche and more snacks, Live music Buffet Lunch.
  • What to bring: Hat, sun block, insect repellent, shorts, sandals, towel, swimsuit.
  • Price: Starting at US$145.00
  • Children: 25% discount for children under 10 years old.
  • Location: Puntarenas
  • Type: Nature, Leisure, Beach
  • Tour Type: One Day Tours
  • Duration: 1 Day
Description 
Bay Island's Cruise to Tortuga Island

The Gulf of Nicoya is an archipelago island known for it’s lush natural beauty. It is home to many birds, white sandy beaches, and also has and exuberant flora and fauna of our Central Pacific region. Tortuga Island is one of those amazing islands, located in this beautiful archipelago area. It is situated 12 nautical miles from Puntarenas. This Island is also referred to by the locals as "Tolinga". This area sits in a biological private reservation that is protected by the Costa Rican laws. Tortuga Island is composed of two islands, Alcatraz Island with a turtle shape and Tolinga Island. Due to its geographical features, Tortuga Island’s waters are clear turquoise, which makes it  perfect for swimming and relaxation.

 

 Tortuga Island is composed of 120 hectares of gorgeous terrain, with 4 main hills; not to mention a 500 meter beach which is a recipient of the blue flag certification. On the way to Tortuga Island you will see the San Lucas Island which in the past was a security prison where no human rights existed and thus a dark age in Costa Rica´s history. Tortuga Island is consider a bird sanctuary in the Gulf of Nicoya accessible only by water. 

 

 A wonderful day at the beautiful white sandy beach of Tortuga Island is what you need. A huge attraction to this exotic island is its outstanding scuba diving sites and excellent snorkeling opportunities to view marine life such as sting rays, angel fish, sharks, Spinner dolphins and octopus.  Unique and exclusive to the vicinity and all of Central America is the dive site with three sunken boats and diving outfitters that will take you there up close and personal.  It’s easy to make this destination an unforgettable part of your Costa Rican adventure.  

 

Leaving very early from San Jose to Puntarenas; you will be able to enjoy beautiful landscapes. The trip to Tortuga Island will be aboard a yacht which is equipped with 2 Cummins Marino motors 300 HP, radar, satellite system, radio VHF, bathrooms and drinking water. You will taste the unique and delicious refresh tropical fruits and natural beverages for breakfastthat Costa Rica offer you, Also you will enjoy a delicious lunch later. You will experience a day full of beautiful skies, great ocean views and live music.

 

At Tortuga Island you will experience a day full of beautiful skies, great ocean views. Then, you will explore the island, immersing yourself in the calm clear waters and lush landscape, where you can take a swim, sunbathe, and/or take an optional tour like kayaking or canopy, banana boat and snorkeling. Also you will enjoy the spectacular weather, get a tan, swim in the sun, get to know surrounding places.

 

Bay Island’s Cruise is committed to providing a pleasant and safe trip at the same time. It has a captain with more than 10 years of experience and has an international maritime license.