Located on the eastern side of the Osa Peninsula in southern Costa Rica, Puerto Jimenez offers the best in Costa Rica fishing vacations. Puerto Jimenez is along the western shore of the Golfo Dulce (sweet bay), a large bay in southern Costa Rica.
Puerto Jimenez has sparkling white beaches where you can relax the day away, or go surfing, sailing, dolphin watching, windsurfing, snorkeling, or diving in the crystal clear water. Puerto Jiminez is also the gateway to the Corcovado National Park, a remote lowland tropical rainforest that offers many eco-tourism options.
A hike through the rainforest and along the beautiful and isolated beaches offers you a chance to see some of Costa Rica’s most diverse and plentiful wildlife. Four kinds of monkeys, scarlet macaws, tapirs, poison arrow frogs, tree frogs, jungle cats, iguanas, and nesting turtles along the beach can all be seen. Experienced and knowledgeable guides are available for those wishing to experience the best of the jungle. Bird watching, rappelling, and even gold mining are other activities you can enjoy while in Puerto Jimenez.
Puerto Jimenez also has an active nightlife. Hotel choices range from simple to luxurious and the dining features the best in fresh local seafood and produce. Ask your chef to prepare your very own catch of the day. Puerto Jimenez has a small regional airport which has daily flights from San Jose on Sansa Air. Juan Santamaria International Airport in San Jose offers flights from many major airlines including: American, Continental, Air Canada, Delta, Frontier, Mexicana, and more.
Puerto Jimenez is located on the Osa Peninsula along the calm, clear, deep waters of the Golfo Dulce which offers great inshore and offshore fishing for a variety of species. Offshore species include black marlin, blue marlin, striped marlin, sailfish, dorado (mahi-mahi), yellowfin tuna, and wahoo. Puerto Jimenez also offers some of the richest inshore fishing in the world. Species include: roosterfish, jack Crevalle, amberjack, snook, pompano, grouper, mackerel, snapper, blue trevally, and more.
Inshore fishing for all species off Puerto Jimenez is great all year round, with roosterfish offering the best fishing all year long. Offshore fishing for all species is good year round with sailfish and yellowfin tuna being best from December through July. Black and blue marlin fishing is best December through May with dorado fishing excelling from December through April. Wahoo is consistently good year round.
The weather in Puerto Jimenez is tropical year round with high temperatures ranging from the mid 80’s to low 90’s and low temperatures in the 70’s making for beautiful evenings. The rainy season peaks in September and October. Puerto Jimenez offers fishing charters for all levels of experience and for all budgets.
Puerto Jimenez offers more than just an average fishing vacation. Stunning beaches, lush rainforest, diverse wildlife, a friendly local community, unbeatable hiking, kayaking, surfing, dining, and lodging combine to make Puerto Jimenez a charter fishing destination to be remembered.