Soleil Sport Fishing offers year-round adventures out of Quepos, Costa Rica. If you’ve always wanted to feel the adrenaline rush you get when the fish bites your bait and starts pulling the line - this is it! With an experienced crew by your side, you’ll feel like a pro in no time. And when you realize how easy it is to book a trip with them, you’ll wonder why you even waited for so long.

Everything starts with a boat. The captain will meet you on a 28’ custom built boat that accommodates up to 5 guests. This reliable center console was built in 2019, so she features new navigational electronics and a 150 HP Yamaha engine. The boat features a live bait tank, a cooler, and snorkeling equipment, just in case you want to swim for a bit.

Fish whatever is in season. If you stay closer to the shore, you can go after Roosterfish, Snook, Jack Crevalle, Cubera Snapper, and Grouper. But if you’re ready for a true adventure, take a few hours more and sail offshore. This is where you get the opportunity to catch Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Sailfish, and many more.

What do you need to do to get ready? Just pick a trip and show up! The crew takes care of everything - your license, fishing equipment, food, drinks, and even catch cleaning. It’s never been that easy to get ready for the fishing trip of your life.

Soleil Sport Fishing is at your service, ready to start the engines!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $650
    This is for true adrenaline junkies! Start the adventure in the morning and head off to deep spots. You'll have the chance to target Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Marlin, and many other pelagic species. All fishing equipment, food, and drinks are covered by the crew.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $550
    Explore the inshore waters and target Roosterfish, Snapper, Grouper, Snook, and other fish species. You'll also get to see the Manuel Antonio national park and some of hte most beautiful beaches in the area.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    if you're not an avid fisherman, this is just what you need to get you started. Join with your family or friends and start this half-day journey. Target various inshore species and learn the basics of fishing.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Dec 1 - May 1
    $450
    if you're not an avid fisherman, this is just what you need to get you started. Join with your family or friends and start this half-day journey. Target various inshore species and learn the basics of fishing.
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About the Captain

Elier Durán
Quepos, Puntarenas Province, Costa Rica
8 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2020
I've been born and raised in the area, so fishing is in my blood. I've always loved the boats and dreamed of having my own one day. That wish finally came true in 2012, when I started my own charter business.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Broomtail) Broomtail Grouper
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin
Roosterfish Roosterfish
Snapper (Cubera) Cubera Snapper

Snook Snook
Wahoo Wahoo
Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Custom (Center console) originally built in 2019. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots.

Length
28 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
Handline

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

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Customer Reviews

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Inshore Fun
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Jacob W.
Lafayette, CO
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Inshore Fun

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Inshore on November 25, 2021
We went fishing for rooster fish. The captain and his first mate were great at teaching my wife the fishing techniques and...
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Christopher D.
Austin, TX
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Wonderful trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Inshore on November 24, 2021
Had a great time with Captain Elier.  He knows the waters and where the fish are biting. Everyone in our group caught at least...
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Jeff H.
Pleasant Grove, UT
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Good trip with good results

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Offshore on February 12, 2021
Elier was a very friendly captain, the first mate Jerry was as well.  They did a great job of finding the fish, and we were...
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Johnny R.
Clinton, OK
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Full day with Capt Elier

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Inshore on August 20, 2021
The captain and mate were fantastic and very personable! We were targeting rooster fish but opted to ditch and chase whales!!!!...
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Nikoli M.
San José, SJ
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Full day Near shore Quepos

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Inshore on January 22, 2021
Decent size and quality construction local Tico style boat.  Overall good value for a full day inshore boat in costa rica. ...
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FAQs about Soleil Sport Fishing

Soleil Sport Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (5 hours)
  • $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) (5 hours)
  • $550 per group - Full Day Trip – Inshore (8 hours)
  • $650 per group - Full Day Trip – Offshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Soleil Sport Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Soleil Sport Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch

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

Soleil Sport Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Handline

Top targeted fish species with Soleil Sport Fishing include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Broomtail)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Roosterfish
  • Snapper (Cubera)
  • Snook
  • Wahoo
  • Yellowtail Amberjack