Luminare Sport Fishing

For the thrilling fishing trip you want, Luminare Sport Fishing has you covered. head out for a day’s fishing out in the Pacific, and 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 and captains will take you to all the best fishing grounds. They only work with the best first mates and captains and promise to stop at nothing to get you on fish. The newest addition to the team is Captain Ere Manuel, and you may also meet Capt. Pedro. The friendly crew is here to please you. Any fish within the legal limit is yours to keep. Plus, you can have your catch cleaned. Now that’s dinner!

Up to 6 guests are welcome aboard the 32’ Custom 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.

You will be served drinks, snacks, and lunch to keep you refreshed. 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:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $1,390
    Spend the Morning with Capt. Andy or Capt. Ere targeting Roosterfish, Jacks, Snapper, and other inshore fish species.
    Targeted fish
    Roosterfish
    Roosterfish
    Jack (Almaco)
    Almaco Jack
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Snapper (Cubera)
    Cubera Snapper
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 17 hours ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,590
    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.
    Targeted fish
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Marlin (Black)
    Black Marlin
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    Extreme Full Day – Offshore 60 mi
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,695
    Around 2 hours out and 2 hours back– between 7-8 hours fishing trolling time. The 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 Tuna.
    Targeted fish
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Marlin (Black)
    Black Marlin
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
  • Private trip
    Blue Marlin Extreme
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 3:15 AM
    US $2,990
    If you're looking for a one of 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 5 a.m., arriving around 9 a.m. at the FAD, where fishing is second-to-none. Fish until 3 p.m. and head back to Playa Herradura, approximately arriving at 6 p.m.
    Targeted fish
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Marlin (Blue)
    Blue Marlin
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Tuna (Yellowfin)
    Yellowfin Tuna
    Wahoo
    Wahoo
    Marlin (Striped)
    Striped Marlin
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
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4.9 / 5
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Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Kris P.
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Jorge is awesome

VERIFIED   NEW  Extreme Full Day – Offshore 60 mi on May 18, 2024
We met at our pre determined site at 6:00am. Travelled out 1 hour - worked the dolphin / tuna pods for several hours...
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Melissa B.
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The absolute best! Book with Luminare for sure!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 8, 2024
If I could give a 10 star review, I would!  They are super knowledgeable and so friendly! They know how to find the fish and...
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Paul W.
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Tough bite but worked hard and got some fish

VERIFIED   Extreme Full Day – Offshore 60 mi on March 20, 2024
I have been offshore fishing a long time off the coast of Florida so I know a lot about the process of offshore and I am very...
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Adam B.
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TWO great trips with the Luminare!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on December 26, 2023
We had two great experiences (both Full Day trips) with the Luminare a few days apart. Very professional captain and crew....
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Carlos A.
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Great fishing trip!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on February 22, 2024
My wife and I fished on a private Charter with Luminaire in February of 2024. We have to say pedro the captain and Andy his...
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FAQs about Luminare Sport Fishing

Luminare Sport Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $1,390 per group, additional US $90 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – Inshore (5 hours)
  • US $1,590 per group, additional US $90 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • US $1,695 per group, additional US $90 per person after 2 guests - Extreme Full Day – Offshore 60 mi (9 hours)
  • US $2,990 per group - Blue Marlin Extreme (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Luminare Sport Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Enclosed electric WC
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System Bluetooth
  • 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 (We clean the Fish and is included on the price of the trip)
  • Snacks (We included various snacks included on the price of the trip )
  • 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 (Depending of the trip and the need we travel up to 60 miles)

Luminare Sport Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing (You have to bring your Fly Fishing Equipment)
  • 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)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Charter Operator

Luminare Sport Fishing
Herradura, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
56 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
129 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 is the owner and 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 captains and crew to Luminare Sport Fishing, all of whom have many years of fishing experience and will not stop until they get you on fish!
Our Team
Ere C.
Captain
Jose C.
First mate
Carlos Andres F.
Captain

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

Length
32 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Depending of the trip and the need we travel up to 60 miles

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
You have to bring your Fly Fishing Equipment
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Enclosed electric WC
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano
Live Bait
Prepared before the trip
Lures
Black Bart Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
We clean the Fish and is included on the price of the trip
Snacks
We included various snacks included on the price of the trip
Drinks
Water, soft drinks, and beer
First Mate
and Second Mate
Lunch
Meals prepared by a Personal Chef

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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