Sea Star CR - 26' Sea Star I

Sea Star CR is run by a local fishing family that operates out of Playas del Coco. Join Captain Ronald on a Pacific Sea Adventure and make the most of his 25 years of experience on these waters. Our mission is to share our passion for the Costa Rican coast and responsible sport fishing. We know the best fishing spots in the area and can put you right on the fish!

You will go out aboard the “Sea Star I”, a 26’ Robalo center console. She comes powered by a 200 HP Yamaha 4-stroke outboard engine, Penn International Reels, fresh bait, and much more. Perfect for accommodating up to five adult guests, the “Sea Star I” is a comfortable touring boat with private head, retractable roof cover for shade and rain, as well as snorkel and wakeboard gear for some fun in the water.

Sea Star CR will take you out for some unforgettable deep sea fishing. We pride ourselves on tailoring your adventure to your wishes, and whichever specific need you may have, the crew will make it happen. You can enjoy some catch-and-release action for Sailfish and Roosterfish, as well as targeting tasty Tuna, Mackerel, Mahi-Mahi, Snapper, Wahoo, and Amberjack.

If you want to taste your catch right on board the “Sea Star I”, the crew can make ceviche or sashimi. Or you can take your catch to a local restaurant to taste it for dinner!

The trips are all-inclusive. You will be provided with quality gear and tackle, as well as bait, lures, and license. All you need to bring is your desire to catch the fish and have fun doing it!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Sportfishing - AM
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $510
    Take advantage of one of the world's best sport fishing locations. Reel in large catch-and-release species, such as Sailfish and Roosterfish. Or catch as much as you eat of Tuna, Snapper, Mackerel, Mahi-Mahi, and Wahoo. We can prepare sashimi or ceviche right on board to enjoy immediately or filet your catch to take to a local restaurant to prepare a meal for the whole family. Sportfishing is available for up to 5 adult guests. ​ All tours include snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Sportfishing - PM
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $510
    Have the waters all to yourself! Enjoy some catch-and-release action for Sailfish and Roosterfish. Catch Tuna, Snapper, Mackerel, Mahi-Mahi, and Wahoo. We can prepare sashimi or ceviche right on board to enjoy immediately or filet your catch to take to a local restaurant to prepare a meal for the whole family. Sportfishing is available for up to 5 adult guests. ​ All tours include snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $650
    Perfect for when you want a couple more hours of good fishing. Reel in large catch-and-release species, such as Sailfish and Roosterfish. Or catch as much as you eat of Tuna, Snapper, Mackerel, Mahi-Mahi, and Wahoo. We can prepare sashimi or ceviche right on board to enjoy immediately or filet your catch to take to a local restaurant to prepare a meal for the whole family. Sportfishing is available for up to 5 adult guests. ​ All tours include heavy snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Sportfishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $780
    This trip is ideal for up to 5 adult anglers. Enjoy some catch-and-release action for exciting species such as Sailfish and Roosterfish. Or target Tuna, Snapper, Mackerel, Mahi-Mahi, and Wahoo. We can prepare sashimi or ceviche right on board to enjoy immediately or filet your catch to take to a local restaurant to prepare a meal for the whole family.
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About the Charter Operator

Sea Star CR
Coco, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
15 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
36 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since June 2015
This is a local fishing family. Michael is the owner and will be your point of contact while planning your trip. Captain Ronald and his First Mate Gerald will be on board to handle the boat, prep, and service for your day at sea. As they would put it, "we are bringing over 25 years of local and professional fishing experience to Sea Star CR. Our passion is to share the beautiful coast of Costa Rica and allow you to get to know the area as we do. Let us know your particular goals for your trip, and we'll make it happen. Pura Vida!"

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Robalo (Center console) originally built in 2012, and restored in 2014. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Handline
Using a yoyo reel
Spearfishing
Flounder Gigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Head
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

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

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 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
You Keep Catch
Crew Keeps 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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 32 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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6 hours Private fishing charter, Mahi mahi Season!
Great fishing!!!
Half day trip on Sea star
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
56%
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Julie T.
Tilaran, Costa Rica
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April 18, 2022 fishing trip 1/2 day

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Sportfishing - PM on April 18, 2022
Addendum to previously posted review - Took the afternoon trip, perfect weather for a memorable day on the water. We told the...
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Ralph M.
Playas Del Coco, Costa Rica
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On the hook

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Sportfishing - AM on November 1, 2022
Friendly and full of knowledge. If your a serious fisherman like myself, these are the guys you want. A half day got me four...
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Half day, near shore.

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip - Sportfishing - PM on January 2, 2023
Great day on the water.  Some small tuna and 2 good sized Rooster fish.  Captain and crew were excellent.  Snacks were...
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Aaron K.
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Full day offshore trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip - Sportfishing on January 25, 2023
Amazing fishing trip!  Caught lots of fish. And would definitely book again
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6 hour trip with Captain Mike, Roberto & Nicholas

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on August 21, 2022
The first 4 hours were little slow but right around Noon it turned on and we had fish on every 20 minutes! We ended up with...
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FAQs about Sea Star CR - 26' Sea Star I

Sea Star CR - 26' Sea Star I offers the following trips to customers:
  • $510 per group - Half Day Trip - Sportfishing - AM (4 hours)
  • $510 per group - Half Day Trip - Sportfishing - PM (5 hours)
  • $650 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $780 per group - Full Day Trip - Sportfishing (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Sea Star CR - 26' Sea Star I, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Head
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Ice Box
  • Radio

Trips booked with Sea Star CR - 26' Sea Star I include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn International)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch

Sea Star CR - 26' Sea Star I offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Sea Star CR - 26' Sea Star I offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Handline (Using a yoyo reel)
  • Spearfishing
  • Flounder Gigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Sea Star CR - 26' Sea Star I include:
  • Amberjack
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Roosterfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snook
  • Tuna (Skipjack)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo