Luminare Sport Fishing

Whether it’s a luxury holiday or a thrilling fishing trip you want, Luminare Sport Fishing has you covered. Spend up to 3 nights in luxury beachside accommodation and get out on the water for as long as you want, or just head out for a day’s fishing. Out in the Pacific, you’ll come into contact with some of the ocean’s biggest beasts, giving you a pulse-racing experience that you’ll never forget!

Your local crew will take you to all the best fishing grounds. Captain Pedro Burguera has been a passionate fisherman since the year 2000, and has built up a strong reputation among the Costa Rican angling community. He only works with the best first mates and promises to stop at nothing to get you on fish.

Up to 5 guests are welcome aboard his 30’ Envy offshore fishing boat for the thrill of a lifetime. This strong vessel can tackle choppy waters with ease and comes fitted with everything needed for a productive day out. Boasting downriggers and outriggers, you’ll troll an array of waters, while the onboard toilet will cater to your personal needs. Capt. Pedro will even serve up drinks, snacks, and lunch to keep you refreshed.

If you have more time to spare, why not take up the offer of lodging for a few nights? In a luxury beachside apartment, you’ll feel like a million dollars. The plush interior is matched only by the stunning pool and private bars and restaurants that will see you rubbing shoulders with the elite. Go fishing during the day and catch something delicious for dinner!

These waters are overflowing with some of the strongest fish in the ocean. Majestic Marlin will leap out of the water to get off your line, while stunning Sailfish will leave you breathless in more ways than one. Target delicious Mahi Mahi and Tuna, and you’ll be made to work hard to head home with a tasty treat.

There’s something for everyone with Luminare Sport Fishing. Come and experience Costa Rica’s Pacific waters in style. Just grab your fishing license and hop aboard!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    Full Day Shared
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $780
    Up to 4 guests are welcome aboard his 30’ Envy offshore fishing boat for the thrill of a lifetime. This strong vessel can tackle choppy waters with ease and comes fitted with everything needed for a productive day out. Boasting downriggers and outriggers, you’ll troll an array of waters, while the onboard toilet will cater to your personal needs. Capt. Pedro will even serve up drinks, snacks, and lunch to keep you refreshed.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Just booked! Last booked: 10 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,498
    What better way to spend your holiday than out on the water? Head up to 40 miles into the Pacific on this offshore trip and get your fill of fishing. You'll troll as soon as you get going, hoping to catch the bite of some smaller creatures in Herradura Bay before reaching the deep waters to battle it out with monster Billfish, Wahoo, Tuna, and Mahi Mahi. You'll work up a sweat, so you'll be glad for the complimentary drinks and lunch to refresh you before trying to fill the boat in the afternoon.
  • Private trip
    Extreme Offshore Full Day(60 miles)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,595
    Around 2 hours out and 2 hours back– between 7-8 hours fishing trolling time. Distance: Cruising out 40 to 50 miles from shore to offshore seamounts fishing spot. The catch: This trip will increase the probability of catching a Blue Marlin, Striped Marlin, and big-size Yellowfin Tunas.
  • Private trip
    Seamount Overnight, 2 Days Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    2 Day Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $1,990
    Overnight fishing trips in Costa Rica are great year round and the chance to catch a Marlin is very high. You'll depart at 6 am and ride all the way to the FADs where you can catch Sailfish, Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, and Marlin. The approximate time of arrival at the FAD is 3 pm and you'll fish until 6 pm. After spending the day fishing, you'll take a nap to be ready for the next day of fishing. You'll fish from 5 am to 4 pm and be back on land around 10 pm. 2 persons max.
  • Private trip
    Blue Marlin Extreme
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    16 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 AM
    $2,980
    If you are looking for a one of a kind Marlin fishing experience that cannot be matched anywhere else in the world, this is the trip for you!, Max 4 persons, 100+ miles off Herradura is more than EPIC , leaving Playa Herradura to the Seamounts at 5am, arriving around 9 AM to the FAD where fishing is second-to-none , fish to 4 PM and head back to Playa Herradura , approximated arriving time 9 PM.
  • Private trip
    Overnight Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    23 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    $2,990
    Overnight fishing trips in Costa Rica are great year round. After spending the night traveling. Start fishing around 5:30 am and lines out at sunset. Overnight Up to 4 people—12 hours of fishing Depart the day before, anywhere between 2 pm. Departure depends on where the crew heads to first. Travel overnight. Day 1. Fish from 5:30 am until 3 pm travel back arriving around 8pm
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About the Captain

Pedro Burguera
Herradura, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
46 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
54 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2019
Angler's Choice
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An avid angler since the year 2000, Captain Pedro has plenty of experience behind him. He maintains the same passion as he had when he began fishing and can't believe his luck that he gets paid for doing what he loves. He brings his trustworthy crew with him, all of whom have many years of fishing experience, and will not stop until they get you on fish.

About this listing

Targeted species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Broomtail) Broomtail Grouper
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Marlin (Striped) Striped Marlin

Boat specs

Envy (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2019. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha V6 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Snorkeling Equipment
Ask in Advance
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano
Live Bait
Prepared before the trip
Lures
Black Bart Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Water, soft drinks, and beer
First Mate
and Second Mate
Lunch
Meals prepared by a Personal Chef

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
Must be at least 12 years old for Offshore trips.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Mandatory for Billfish

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Recent Fishing Reports

10 Yellowfins and 1 Mahi
10 Yellowfins and 1 Mahi
November 26, 2022
Fishing Bite are great
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Dorados/Mahi
Dorados/Mahi
November 19, 2022
Nov 18 and 19 Dorado/,Mahi is on
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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 54 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (156)
Full day trip.   Great crew!
Full day trip.   Great crew!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
86%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
97%
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Carlos C.
San José, Costa Rica
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5.0 / 5
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Full day trip. Great crew!

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on November 26, 2022
We had a great day.  In big part, it was thanks to captain Pedro and his crew.  The day started uphill, because of weather...
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Evan M.
Buellton, CA
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Everything we hoped for and more

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on September 24, 2022
We booked this trip with Pedro for the three of us for two days mostly looking for the yellowfin tuna. Captain Pedro was very...
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Lou K.
Williamston, SC
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80lb Tuna!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on August 12, 2022
Capt Pedro and his crew could not be any nicer and accommodating. I think these guys could make veteran fishermen happy or...
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Michael F.
San José, Costa Rica
Excellent
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Luminare extreme sport fishing 10hr

VERIFIED   Extreme Offshore Full Day(60 miles) on July 15, 2022
Our day started slow but Captain Pedro was in contact with other boat captains in the area and soon we were heading to a new...
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Mark B.
Orlando, FL
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Full day trip with Capt Pedro

VERIFIED   Extreme Offshore Full Day(60 miles) on July 8, 2022
July 8th 2022 took full day trip.  Pretty steady troll with 2 dolphin then some bonita early to start the day.  We then found...
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FAQs about Luminare Sport Fishing

Luminare Sport Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $390 per person - Full Day Shared (8 hours)
  • $1,498 per group, additional $90 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip (9 hours)
  • $1,595 per group, additional $90 per person after 3 guests - Extreme Offshore Full Day(60 miles) (10 hours)
  • $1,990 per day per group - Seamount Overnight, 2 Days Fishing (2 days)
  • $2,980 per group, additional $250 per person after 3 guests - Blue Marlin Extreme (16 hours)
  • $2,990 per group, additional $180 per person after 2 guests - Overnight Trip (23 hours)

When you book a trip with Luminare Sport Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Snorkeling Equipment Ask in Advance
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Luminare Sport Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano)
  • Live Bait (Prepared before the trip)
  • Lures (Black Bart Lures)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks (Water, soft drinks, and beer)
  • First Mate (and Second Mate)
  • Lunch (Meals prepared by a Personal Chef)

Luminare Sport Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Luminare Sport Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Luminare Sport Fishing include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Broomtail)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo