Silver King Lodge
Dec06

Silver King Lodge

Are you a fishing enthusiast looking to tackle high-leaping tarpons on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica? Make your way to Silver King Lodge, a fishing resort situated in Puerto Limon, where you can indulge in your favorite pastime and expect great rates and excellent services. Whether you are an expert or a novice, Silver King Lodge teaches you to handle angling equipment, use different techniques and hook impressive catches in a proper, fun and efficient way. Rio Colorado, famous for its fishing opportunities, runs alongside the resort within the second largest rain forest of the country, Barra del Colorado Wildlife Refuge. In addition to freshwater fishing, the lodge organizes inshore and offshore fishing expeditions. For accommodations, the lodge has comfortable rooms where you can enjoy a deep slumber after a satisfyingly tiring day. Fishing Trips with Silver King Lodge Silver King Lodge guarantees a safe, fun and productive fishing experience. They offer fishing in different spots, use good-quality equipment and have their own fleet of boats. At Silver King Lodge, vacationers learn to fish with professional local fishing guides who have decades of experience in the tropical waters. The instructors teach with utmost patience, encouragement and take their time with each student. Guests will learn both conventional and fly fishing techniques. River and Lagoon Rio Colorado is known to house diverse fish species out of which Tarpons, the silver kings of the coastal water, and Giant Snook are the most prominent and sought-after. If you are tired of wrestling the larger species, you can try to catch smaller but challenging game fish such Guapote, Pan Fish, Bobo, Mohara, Tiger-fish, Drum, Pinto and Alligator Gar. Offshore and Inshore Fishing Get to the Caribbean Sea and drop the line to catch some of the most popular inshore and offshore species. The sea is flourishing with a plethora of fish such as King and Spanish Mackerel, Crevalle Jack, Snapper, African Pompano, Barracuda, Wahoo, Yellowfin Tuna, Bigeye Tuna, Trapon, Atlantic Sailfish, Dorado, Blac, Triple Tail and Snook. Accommodations The lodge is encircled by a rain-forest offering great vantage points. There are large rooms that span over 450 square feet and 12 foot wild cane ceilings. The rooms are furnished with two queen size beds, rod racks, and walk in closets, hot water heater, coffee make and air conditioners. Each room has its own bathroom. Those who love nature will have a fine time exploring the jungle trails, swamps and river isles. The surrounding area is alive with blossoming flowers, brilliantly colored birds, monkeys, crocodiles, ocelot, jaguars, and iguanas. Restaurant and Bar There is a bar and a restaurant featuring an extensive selection...

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Tortuguero
Jun25

Tortuguero

Tortuguero – The Land of Turtles Tortuguero, the Land of Turtles, is a beautiful village on the northern Caribbean coast of Costa Rica in the Limon Province. The village is actually situated over a sand bar island which borders the Caribbean Sea and is separated from the shore by the River Tortuguero. The river is well known for its many navigable canals and waterways running through the jungles due to which it is often nicknamed as Central America’s Amazon. Tortuguero’s enchanting beauty and intense wildlife have caused it to become a very popular tourist destination. Network of canals, river, lagoons, pristine beaches, verdurous jungles, and dense ecosystem of Tortuguero National Park will remind nature enthusiasts of a heaven while its several sport opportunities will please many people. Tortuguero can be easily accessed through a boat or an aircraft. On your Costa Rican vacation, a visit to Tortuguero is a must which is, no doubt, quite a spectacular tropical isle. Transportation Tortuguero is accessible through a boat ride or an aircraft. Daily flights are available from Nature Air and Sana Airlines. The planes are small, seating 20 passengers at most and the flight lasts up to 25 minutes. Fares vary – ranging from $70 to $120 per person. Boat transportation is available in La Pavona port to the north and Moin to the south. It is better to arrange everything prior to your arrival. Many hotels and companies also provide transportation. Once you are in Tortuguera, you may still require a boat or a water taxi as most lodges are located outside the village. Please note that there are no cars in the isle. Accommodations and Restaurants There are various options for accommodation in Tortuguero as well as outside of it. Hotels and lodges located in other areas usually provide transportation so guests don’t have to worry about the expenses and rides. Lodges within the village are mostly budget friendly, comfortable and provides convenient facilities. Restaurants in Tortuguero offer an array of meals including American, Italian, and of course, local specialties. A complete list of hotels and restaurants can be found at Tortuguerovillage.com. Ecosystem The weather of Tortuguero is mostly sunny and humid. The village is renowned for its vigorous vegetation and wildlife. The greenery of the village is not consistent and consists of swamps, lowlands, wet forests, multilayered evergreen forests, canopy trees, scrubs and volcanic hills. Wildlife is just as diverse. Nature enthusiasts will be delighted to find a flock of brightly colored birds like toucans, macaws, hawks, egrets, herons, kingfishers and a variety of parrots flying about. Animals like sloth, crocodiles, monkeys, iguanas, frogs and otters are also found in abundance. At last but the not the least, Tortuguero is famous...

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Sportfishing in Limon
Jun25

Sportfishing in Limon

Sportfishing in Limon The Caribbean Coast of Costa Rica brings exclusive and mysterious things to mind. The popular culture has deemed Caribbean Sea to pirates, treasure hunts, mystical sea creatures and lots of such stuff. Although travelers will not find any pirates and hidden treasures on the Caribbean side of the country, but they will indeed find many interesting things to do and see. The fantastic nature, dense wildlife, opportunities for adventures and an amiable vibe of the region make the Caribbean Coast quite a hot spot for holidays. Limon Province is one of the provinces of Costa Rica, capital of the Caribbean coast, and features six counties, which include Pococí, Guácimo, Siquirres, Matina, Puerto Limón, and Talamanca. The districts have a casual blend of Caribbean and Costa Rican culture, plenty of sun kissed beach towns, sport opportunities, and an ideal set up for vacations. Limon, a portal to the Caribbean, is a different world from the rest of Costa Rica. The city is a whimsical land of bright colors, quaint culture and a joyous bunch of people. Limon, unlike other parts, has a dominant Afro Caribbean culture. Travelers in Limon are pleased to find a very frank and easy environment that makes them feet at home. Passing through the olden streets of the towns, travelers will get a good glance at the golden period of the country. There are two ports for cruises taking the Caribbean route and a river port in Moin. To experience the cultural values, join the carnival that takes place in October when the whole city is out on the streets gushing with fun and energy. Sportfishing in Limon Where to Fish in Limon The province of Limon is bordered by Nicaragua and Panama. Limon boasts a string of continuous coastlines, stunning beaches, mangrove swamps, luscious tropical jungles, and intense wildlife. Many areas of Limon are protected and don’t allow sport fishing, however in northern Limon sportfishing is really popular, mostly under the catch and release policy. The northern region is home to the famous Tortuguero National Park, Barra del Colorado, and Parismina. All of these places have incredible fishing platforms, sportfishing charters and accommodations. In Tortuguero National Park, visitors get a fabulous chance to explore the park, observe its fauna and flora and try out many sport opportunities. The park is almost a paradise for nature lovers. Barra del Colorado Refuge is the largest nature reserve in the country. It offers great sportfishing ventures throughout the year. Both marine water and fresh water fishing are possible. Parismina, located near the mouth of River Parismina south to Tortuguero National Park, is another superb fishing...

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Sportfishing in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca

Sportfishing in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, or simply Puerto Viejo to locals, is a beach town located in LimonProvince on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica. The town is popular as a tourist destination, especially to surfers because it has the largest and most powerful wave in Costa Rica known as Salsa Brava. There is an array of splendid beaches like Playa Chiquita, Playa Negra, and Punta Uva in the village. Manzanillo, a beautiful beach town, is located in close proximity to Puerto Viejo where Sea kayaking is enjoyed by thousands of tourists. The renowned Jaguar Rescue Centre is also situated close by. In the last few years, Puerto Viejo has become a successful holiday spot. The town’s exclusive culture, spectacular white sand beaches, lush and verdurous jungles, mountains, flourishing wildlife, particularly the native howler monkeys, fun activities and several national parks in close proximity make Puerto Viejo a hit with people. Just a short drive away, CahuitaNational Park and Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge are located, providing tourists a day full of adventures. The town is filled with lodges, hotels and cabinas and many oceanfront restaurant and sodas. All sorts of accommodations are present; ranging from luxurious, beachfront resort to a budget friendly hostel. Whether you are a solo traveler on a venture, honeymooners, or a large family, Puerto Viejo will prove to be an excellent vacation spot! What to Do in Puerto Viejo Imagine a city where luscious and verdurous tropical jungles encircle the village and the stunning beaches are dotted with palm trees. Puerto Viejo is no doubt a breathtakingly beautiful city. Besides that, two vast national parks are present on its border, Cahuita National Park to the north and the Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge in the south. The nature reserves are paradisiacal for nature enthusiasts who will simply love the intense wildlife and flourishing greenery. As mentioned before, there are various beaches in the town which are perfect for lazing around, having picnics, and even for sport activities like horseback riding. Snorkeling and surfing are excellent! When the water is calm, rent a snorkeling gear and explore the underwater world rich with colorful reef, rocks, and superb sea animals. Nearby Manzanillo and Cahuita are also great for snorkeling. If you like iguanas then you must visit the Iguana Verde Foundation for a tour! The tour is really fun especially if you are with kids. Tourists can rent a bike and take a trip round the city and to Manzanillo. If you want to find a gorgeous and secluded beach, just follow the road leading to the sea and you will find yourself in a...

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