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Papagayo Sportfishing

#8 of 23 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Liberia Features Animals
Playa del Coco, Liberia 1200, Costa Rica
+506 8331 2731
Review Highlights
Playas del Coco, Guanacaste Spost fihing

Being from, and growing in, Charleston,South Carolina, I have inshore/offshore fished all my life... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rhett C
No fish, but that's fishing, Good crew and boat.

Went fishing on the Maji Maji for my birthday. It was just my wife and I for a half day trip. They... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jeff D
Temecula, California, United States
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good5%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“rooster fish” (33 reviews)
“needle fish” (7 reviews)
“sport fishing” (31 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Playa del Coco, Liberia 1200, Costa Rica
+506 8331 2731

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being from, and growing in, Charleston,South Carolina, I have inshore/offshore fished all my life. When in C.R. I fished with Capt.Jose Mendez, on "Dream Fishing".. a 28ft Sport-fish. Several adult males in his family are Fishing Capts, and all have grown up fishing there( they...More

Thank Rhett C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went fishing on the Maji Maji for my birthday. It was just my wife and I for a half day trip. They picked us up at the Riu Hotel which made it very easy to head out. We traveled South and started to troll for...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a weeklong visit to Costa Rica, I booked two charters with Papagayo Sportfishing. Genaro was very friendly and easy to work with in the booking process. Our first day was a half day charter. I went out with my wife and two children (9...More

Thank DBrea77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Riu, booked private tour with "El Gordo" for 12 of us. He made our experience unforgettable!!

Thank blomeli2017
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Went on a 6 hr. trip with Capt Lino and Jonathan on the La Manta. Caught 4 nice Roosterfish, which was our goal. Would definitely recommend them for inshore fishing. They picked us up on the beach at the 4 Seasons. They provided beer, water,...More

1  Thank Cbass15
Reviewed 6 June 2017

On Saturday, May 27th, 2017 we were picked up by skiff at the agreed upon time of 7:30 am at the Papagayo Andaz resort beach for a short ride to the La Chila boat captained by Arnaldo and Jose as the mate. After an enjoyable...More

Thank Donald T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Paid for 6 hours seeking rooster fish. Reef in 80 feet but rigging could only get probably half way there. After 4 hours captain changed from live bait to artificial without my knowledge or permission. Overall a terrible experience. One positive was that they refunded...More

Thank michael b
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Y husband booked a 6 hour charter with Papagayo Sportfishing when we were in Guanacaste Costa Rica a couple of weeks ago. They picked us up on the beach in front of Riu Palace. The charter was top notch and we had a great time....More

Thank Sonia E
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Called Papagayo Sport-fishing the day before I wanted to fish. Gerano asked good questions to matched a boat/captain to my expectations taking into consideration the weather and how I wanted to fish. Short of it, caught a 50 lbs dorado and 80 lbs rooster. Lino...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 March 2017

First, I have experienced numerous fishing trips without a nibble over the years and fully understand the risk BUT this was by far the worst trip I have experienced. I booked a charter for my son and myself with high expectations based upon the majority...More

Thank Kevin W
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Elvia G
27 February 2017|
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Response from Papagayocr | Property representative |
Hola Elvia, i have a list (online) of people waiting for a shared charter; however, i never had the chance to book a fishing charter for more than 4 people; so, i think the best option for you is to book a boat such as... More
24 December 2015|
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Response from Papagayocr | Property representative |
Hola Maxi51, sorry for the delay... yes, sure, we can doing inshore fishing for 4 hours(half day) , fish for 3 hours and then snorkeing for one or 1.5 hours. We would bring gears for fishing and snorkeling. We can bring our... More
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