Costa Rica

The unspoiled Costa Rican coastline is teeming with exotic wildlife. Humpback whales play with their calves in the clear water, whilst the jungle interior abounds with howler monkeys and toucans, and thousands of species of tropical animals. The golden beaches are pristine and inshore there are rain forests, national parks, volcanoes, hot springs, horse riding and rock climbing to choose from – an endless array of activities and wildlife. A true natural paradise in every sense.

Itinerary

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  • LOS SUENOS

    LOS SUENOS

    Los Suenos is considered to be the premier resort in Costa Rica, offering a variety of activities including an 18 hole championship ‘Eco’ course, health spa services, sport fishing, river rafting and rain forest canopy tours.
  • QUEPOS

    QUEPOS

    Just 7 km from the Manuel Antonio National Park, Quepos offers visitors stunning scenery and an abundance of wildlife. Take a walk around the village centre a delightful six-block square fronted by the beautiful main beach.
  • ISA DEL CANO

    ISA DEL CANO

    Isla del Cano is one of the best SCUBA diving areas in the country with submarine caves populated by giant manta rays, turtles and an array of the world’s most beautiful tropical fish. Pacific reef fish are also there for the snorkelers to spot.
  • BAHIA DRAKE

    BAHIA DRAKE

    Drake Bay is extremely inaccessible and is situated next to the Corcovado National Park, named the "Most Biologically Intense Place on Earth" by National Geographic. It offers extraordinary access to many endangered animal and bird species.
  • PUERTO JIMENEZ

    PUERTO JIMENEZ

    With a history of being a gold mining and logging town before the Corcovado National Park was created, today you can enjoy a relaxing day on the beach or try your hand at rappelling, mountain biking or kayaking in the stunning Osa Peninsula.
  • GOLFITO

    GOLFITO

    Golfito, one of the deepest gulfs in the world, offers prime Humpback, Blue whale and dolphin watching and is considered by many the Mecca for sports fishing. Just northwards also lies the Piedras Blancas National Park.
  • BAHIA BALLENA

    BAHIA BALLENA

    Green hills meet the stunning Pacific Ocean here, with immaculate beaches, amazing wildlife and great SCUBA diving. You’ll find seabird nesting colonies, basilisk lizards and green iguanas. The pace here is slow and relaxed with few visitors.
  • PLAYA FLAMINGO

    PLAYA FLAMINGO

    Besides deep sea fishing and diving, you can visit the amazing Santa Rosa National Park and the Palo Verde Natural Reserve to see active volcanoes, mud pots, sulphur springs, caves, waterfalls, lakes and of course the tropical forests.
  • BAHIA CULEBRA

    BAHIA CULEBRA

    The massive horse shoe shape of Bahia Culebra is a huge natural amphitheatre with beaches and the remains of a pre-Columbian Indian settlement at Nacascolo. In the distance you will notice the volcanoes - veiled with clouds. Magnificent!
  • COCO BEACH

    COCO BEACH

    This is the ultimate diving destination and surfer’s paradise with nearby Ollie’s Point and Witches’ Rock, where the waves are superb. You’ll also find a good infrastructure of shops, restaurants, bars, discos, casinos, hotel resorts and markets.

Sample itinerary

  • Los Suenos Quepos 35 miles
  • Quepos Isla del Cano 45 miles
  • Isla del Cano Bahia Drake 10 miles
  • Bahia Drake Puerto Jimenez 50 miles
  • Puerto Jimenez Golfito 9 miles
  • Golfito Bahia Ballena 75 miles
  • Bahia Ballena Playa Flamingo 50 miles
  • Playa Flamingo Bahia Culebra 15 miles
  • Bahia Culebra Coco Beach 10 miles
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Highlights

  • Playa Flamingo is one of the most beautiful beaches in Costa Rica. Besides deep sea fishing, take advantage of the wealth of watersports on offer, as well as the amazing natural beauty of the Santa Rosa and Palo Verde National Parks.
  • Don't miss Isla del Cano and its hidden world of submarine caves with their giant manta rays, turtles and an array of the world’s most beautiful tropical fish.
  • Anchored off the tip of the Osa Peninsula by Bahia Drake lies the Corcovado National Park. Named the "Most Biologically Intense Place on Earth" by National Geographic, the park is truly a natural treasure.
  • Highlights
  • Itinerary
  • Adriatic & Eastern Mediterranean

    Classical history and glorious landscapes are found in this region. They will kindle the spirit of discovery and escapism in you, while you bask in luxury on one of our magnificent yachts.
  • Western Mediterranean

    The appeal of cruising around the world’s most exciting and revered ports in France, Italy, Corsica and Sardinia is unrivalled. No wonder so many of our most seasoned charter clients return again and again to revisit favourite haunts and make new discoveries!
  • Caribbean and Bahamas

    Unrivalled opportunities for snorkelling, diving and fishing, against a backdrop of islands blessed with gorgeous sand and lapped by warm aquamarine water. The virgin seas around the Eastern Caribbean and the Bahamas offer some of the best tropical island cruising in the world.
  • Indian Ocean

    A tempting alternative winter charter destination to the Caribbean. Choose from the equally stunning Maldives or the Seychelles, each with their own unique characteristics, but both offering spectacular beaches and turquoise waters for outstanding snorkelling and diving. The Maldives consist of 26 atolls and hundreds of islets, only 250 of which are inhabited. Charters in the Maldives are not conducted to pre-determined itineraries and your captain will plan a daily programme to match your preferred activities.
  • South Pacific

    With many areas inaccessible to mainstream tourism, discover the true South Pacific and cruise through some of the most beautiful, unspoiled islands imaginable. The locals will welcome and inspire you with their love of music and dance. The South Pacific offers arguably the best diving in the world; a constant warm water temperature means you can spot reef sharks, manta rays, turtles and dolphins often up to 50 metres away. Few seascapes are as evocative of paradise than the coral islands of the South Pacific.
  • South East Alaska

    Lofty glaciers and misty fjords, waterfalls and hot springs, orcas and grizzly bears, sea lions and bald eagles all combine to make Alaska a place for the most amazing adventure and exploration. A cruising experience like no other.
  • Costa Rica

    The unspoiled Costa Rican coastline is teeming with exotic wildlife. Humpback whales play with their calves in the clear water, whilst the jungle interior abounds with howler monkeys and toucans, and thousands of species of tropical animals. The golden beaches are pristine and inshore there are rain forests, national parks, volcanoes, hot springs, horse riding and rock climbing to choose from – an endless array of activities and wildlife. A true natural paradise in every sense.
  • The Great Barrier Reef

    The Great Barrier Reef and Tropical Far North Queensland offer off-the-beaten-track cruising at its most spectacular with outstanding snorkelling, diving and fishing opportunities in an untouched natural environment of extraordinary beauty.
  • Indonesia

    Indonesia is home to over 17,000 islands spanning an area of over 5000km across the equator. With vast differences from island to island, they all have one thing in common and that is a rich and colourful culture where life is regulated by a series of spectacular rituals. The islands of Komodo, a designated World Heritage Site, are blessed with hundreds of secluded beaches, transparent crystal clear waters, and stunning coral reefs waiting to be explored. Home to the Komodo dragon, the world’s largest lizard, you will also find here the most extraordinary cultures where life has remained unchanged for centuries.
  • Norway

    There are tens of thousands of islands across Norway from top to bottom offering stunning views across varied coastlines. Take a helicopter or seaplane ride over the stunning waterfalls and glaciers or try some skiing or reindeer and dog team sleighs. Taste home made cheeses and creams straight from the traditional farms and order private performances of musicians and artists on coastal islands. It’s quite simply a perfect cruising destination.
  • South East Asia

    The Andaman Sea on the west coast of the Malay Peninsula offers ideal cruising conditions. Dramatic limestone landscapes, endless lagoons, lush tropical vegetation and powdery white sand beaches together with the cultural attractions of Thailand and Malaysia guarantee the most unforgettable of journeys.
  • The Red Sea

    A mystical country bursting with culture and beauty, Egypt is a truly unique cruising destination. Sharm el Sheikh, on the Red Sea Riviera, is located at the tip of Sinai and well known for being a paradise for snorkelling and scuba diving. The Red Sea offers a seascape which is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and varied in the world, renowned for its rich sea life and teeming with over 2,000 species.
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