Vitamin Sea Costa Rica Sportfishing

Fishing is good for your health, so book a trip with Vitamin Sea Costa Rica Sportfishing today to get your dose. You’ll be fishing with a local, the bilingual Captain Armel Menendez. He has nearly 2 decades of fishing experience and loves to chase down Marlin. He’ll do everything he can to get you on fish and reeling in an awesome catch.

The day will be spent on his 38’ yacht. This beautiful boat has everything you need for a great day out, including air conditioning and a full private restroom. There’s comfortable seating that’s protected from the elements, and enough space on the deck for all 6 anglers to fish at once.

You’ll be targeting the likes of Blue and Striped Marlin, along with Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, Roosterfish, Cubera Snapper, Mahi Mahi, and more. The captain will let you know which fish will make the best dinner and have these filleted for you on the way back to shore.

Everyone is welcome on board – children over 4 will love going after their first fish. There are life vests on board for them.

Included in the price of the trip are rods and reels from Shimano and Penn. Whether this is your first fish or your hundredth, this gear won’t let you down. When going after Tuna, live bait will also be included in the price of the trip. Lunch is provided on full day trips, and drinks are provided on every trip.

You’ll need to buy a fishing license before the trip. Wear light breathable clothing and deck shoes, and bring along a non-spray sunscreen, sunglasses, and a camera.

After that, you’re ready to go! Book a trip with Vitamin Sea Costa Rica Sportfishing today for an unforgettable fishing adventure.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,900
    price breakdown
    $1,900
    Spend 8 hours going after the big boys of the ocean, including prestigious fish such as Marlin, Sailfish, Roosterfish, Mahi Mahi, Yellowfin Tuna, and many more. When targeting Tuna, live bait will be prepared for you before the trip. All rods and reels are provided, along with drinks and lunch. You need to bring along a fishing license for the day and are advised to wear light layers of clothes. Bring a non-spray sunscreen and sunglasses with you.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,600
    price breakdown
    $1,600
    Spend the afternoon fishing for the likes of Snapper, Amberjack, Wahoo, and plenty of other species. Everything you need for a successful fishing day is included in the price, including top quality rods and reels. You will need to buy a fishing license before the trip begins, and are welcome to bring along snacks. Wear light layers of clothing and deck shoes, and bring along a non-spray sunscreen.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $1,600
    price breakdown
    $1,600
    Spend 4 hours going after the likes of Snapper, Wahoo, Amberjack, and plenty more in a comfortable and air-conditioned boat. Rods, reels, and drinks are included in the price. You can bring along some extra snacks, and you must buy a fishing license before the day. Remember to wear light layers of clothes and bring along a non-spray sunscreen.
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About the Captain

Armel Menendez
Herradura, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
2 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2019
Captain Armel has been fishing for over 15 years. He is a local and lives very close to the marina – he can never be far from the sea! Capt. Armel also enjoys spearfishing. He loves to partake in fishing tournaments, especially for Marlin.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped) Marlin (Striped)

Roosterfish Roosterfish
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Cubera) Snapper (Cubera)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Tiara (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2008. Powered by 2 760HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
PayPal
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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5.00
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
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Ryan G.
Holbrook, NY
 5.00
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Awesome 2 days

VERIFIED   February 14, 2020
We had a great 2 days fishing on the vitamin sea! We did well on sailfish and tuna! Great hardworking crew and super clean...
Ryan G. recommends Vitamin Sea Costa Rica Sportfishing
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Paul P.
Arlington, TX
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1/2 day in shore

VERIFIED   December 19, 2019
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