Playas del Coco is just 20 minutes from Guanacaste International Airport and Costa Rica’s oldest fishing village. It is known as Coco Beach Fishing Town, where you can book daily fishing trips for deep sea fishing or target some roosterfish near shore. Coco’s traditional commercial fishing boats are moored to the left of its 3 km long beach; to the right, all the Papagayo Sportfishing boats are geared for all the saltwater fishing action anglers.
Tourism is the primary source of income for Playas del Coco, and as a result, it is a fully equipped town. Many hotels offer affordable room rentals to visitors. Additionally, there are a variety of bars and restaurants serving international and local cuisine both on and off the beach.
Many dive shops in town take divers out daily. Private charters are available for Papagayo fishing trips where customers can catch yellowfin tuna, sailfish, marlin, roosterfish, wahoo, or Mahi-mahi.
Playas del Coco is sunbathing, swimming, people watching, and a little exploring: at low tide, you can walk over the rocks at the left end of the beach to reach the secluded, white sand beach of Playa Blanca.
This town, located on the beach, serves as the center of services for this area. The port captain and immigration have their offices in Playas del Coco. Three banks, six supermarkets, and medical facilities, including four pharmacies. Visit Coco’s main street and discover a vibrant shopping scene. You’ll find a plethora of indoor and outdoor shops, all offering a wide range of unique souvenirs that are perfect for taking home. Come explore and take a piece of Coco with you.
What can you expect from Playas del Coco Fishing trips?
Playas del Coco is the most visited fishing village and a convenient location for those interested in a fishing charter in the Gulf of Papagayo.
Our Playas del Coco fishing charters will give you a great chance of landing some blue or striped marlin, pacific sailfish, roosterfish, dorado (mahi-mahi), wahoo, red snapper, yellowfin tuna and more.
How about enjoying the stunning Guanacaste coastline while fishing? You might even catch a glimpse of playful humpback whales, frolicking dolphins, and adorable turtles. Sounds like a fun adventure, doesn’t it?
Children are welcomed onboard, and our crew would love to make it a special experience.
We provide beach pick-up from this location. This means we just need to meet our crew at the beach in front of the pier of Playas del Coco. We will use a dinghy to bring you on board!
Google Maps pick-up address: https://maps.app.goo.gl/5mPN7r3MhB12s9hr8
Playas del Coco Deep Sea Fishing
If you are looking for big game fishing! We recommend booking a full day fishing trip for blue marlin, pacific sailfish, bull Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, or yellowfin tuna.
All offshore fishing charters depart at 7:30 AM. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require a customized departure time for your offshore fishing charter. We aim to provide a professional and efficient service that meets your needs.
Full day trip: 8 hours (7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
3/4 day trip: 6 hours (7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.)
If you just want to do some inshore fishing, we recommend booking a half-fishing trip looking for Red snapper, amberjack, grouper, dorado, mackerel, and the most appreciated roosterfish.
All inshore fishing charters depart at 7:30 AM. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require a customized departure time for your inshore fishing charter. We aim to provide a professional and efficient service that meets your needs.
Half day trip: 4 hours (7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)