Located in the heart of Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast, the waters off of Quepos are some of the most fertile fishing grounds in the world. World renowned for its huge numbers of sailfish, Quepos, Costa Rica also has a rich ecosystem with gorgeous white sand beaches, a lush rainforest teeming with life, stunning waterfalls, and friendly hospitable people that will help make your Costa Rica fishing vacation one to remember.
Quepos is a small, charming seaside village with restaurants, bars, gift shops, and hotels making up a large part of the six square blocks of main village. Quepos’ stunning natural beauty and world class fishing are its biggest attractions. Just south of Quepos is Manuel Antonio National Park. Enter at the beach into Costa Rica’s most beautiful natural setting with lush jungle beaches offering glimpses of sloth, monkeys, toucans, parrots and hundreds of other flora and fauna in this stunning rain forest teeming with life. Guided tours are available and the knowledgeable, friendly guide will make it a tour to remember. Other activities to enjoy while on you Quepos sport fishing vacation are fantastic scuba diving, zip line rides over the forest canopy, horseback riding, white water rafting, dolphin watching, and ATV tours. The Rainmaker Conservation Project offers a tour through the rainforest on suspended bridges that will take your breath away.
International flights to Costa Rica fly into San Juan’s Juan Santamaria International Airport, which services many airlines including American, Continental, Air Canada, Delta, Frontier, Mexicana and more. From there you can board a flight on Sansa Air to Quepos. There are several flights a day to Quepos making it a very accessible fishing destination. Flights within Costa Rica are very inexpensive and Costa Rica has numerous modern buses making travel very easy. The lodging and dining in Quepos are very affordable and the friendly, hospitable people and unbeatable fishing make Quepos, Costa Rica a sport fishing destination that is not to be missed.Quepos may be best know for having an incredible number of sailfish, but there is a wide variety of other fish species to satisfy any angler’s appetite. Other big game fish caught in Quepos’ waters include blue marlin, black marlin, striped marlin, yellowfin tuna, wahoo and dorado (mahi-mahi). Inshore species include roosterfish, Pacific snook, snapper, jack Crevalle, and Spanish mackerel.
Quepos is a tropical rainforest with year round warm weather and frequent rains from May to November. High temperatures average in the mid to high 80’s year round, with December through April being the driest months with very little rainfall. Whatever the weather, the fish love Quepos year round! Sailfish and dorado are regularly caught year round with the best months being November through April. Black marlin and striped marlin are most common in October through January and again in May and June. Blue marlin fishing is slow December through March, but the action is great March through November. Yellowfin tuna is caught year round but the fishing slows October through December. Wahoo can be caught in May, June, and July. Inshore fishing for jack Crevalle, snapper, roosterfish, Pacific snook, and Spanish mackerel is fantastic year round. Quepos has the largest fleet of charter fishing boats in Costa Rica so there are a wide variety of choices available for every angler.
Crystal clear turquoise waters, huge populations of the best sport fish, pristine secluded beaches, and a vibrantly dense, lush rainforest teeming with life, and a friendly local community make Quepos a must for your Costa Rica fishing vacation.