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Calypso's Tortuga Island Day Trip from San Jose

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    Stop At: Tortuga Island, Puntarenas 00000 Costa Rica

    Find a spot on one of the giant nets or sit in a one of the two fresh water pools on deck and relax while being served a delicious cocktail and fresh tropical fruit as you cross the scenic Gulf of Nicoya. Be on the lookout for dolphins, whales and sea turtles as well as the many varieties of seabirds. Upon arrival at beautiful white sand beach of Tortuga Island, while the crew sets up Cafe Calypso  you will be taken to the included snorkel tour to a small island.

    After a delicious 4-course lunch it is time to ride the Banana Boat, play volley ball with other guests or take a nap in one of the provided hammocks.  In the afternoon explore more of the gulf taking a different route back to port on a Tour of Discovery, unique to Calypso, passing 7 islands to see and learn more of the history of Costa Rica as enjoy a beautiful sunset. Everything is included except alcohol.
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    Departure Point
    San José Province, San José, Costa Rica

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotels in San José Pick up times:
    • Hotel Hilton Garden Inn La Sabana 5:35 a.m.
    • Hotel Park Inn 5:35 a.m.
    • Hotel Aurola Holiday Inn 5:50 a.m.
    • Hotel Radisson 6:00 a.m.
    • Hotel Barceló San José Palacio 6:10 a.m.
    • Hotel Best Western Irazú 6:15 a.m.
    • Hotel Wyndham Herradura 6:25 a.m.
    • Hotel Double Tree Cariari 6:30 a.m.
    • Hotel Costa Rica Marriott Belén 6:35 a.m.
    • Rostipollos Aeropuerto 6:45 a.m.
    Duration
    12h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hot breakfast, served in our restaurant
    • Calypso's private dock
    • Unlimited natural and soft drinks
    • Professional bilingual guide
    • 4 course gourmet lunch
    • Live entertainment
    • Snorkeling Excursion
    • Banana Boat Ride
    • 5 hours at Tortuga Island guaranteed
    • Private bathrooms exclusive for our clients
    • Comfortable hammocks
    • Fresh water shower
    • Safety Certifications and Insurance
    • Gulf Islands Tour and Sunset Tour
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Do not forget to bring a bathing suit and towel
    • Do not forget to bring sunscreen and sunglasses
    • Do not forget to bring tennis or sandals
    • For your safety the use of footwear with leather soles and heels is forbidden
    • Coolers are not allowed
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

    Many companies offer this tour, but Calypso is the way to go. Our tour guide, Percy, was very energetic, informative, and engaging. We were served breakfast, a 4 course meal for dinner, and complimentary wine. This tour is great for singles, couples, or family!

    Thank sayleeleee
    Calypso C, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2019

    Dear sayleeleee We appreciate your comments that motivate us to continue providing an excellent service. We hope that you return soon and continue choosing us as part of your Vacation in Costa Rica.

    Reviewed September 3, 2019

    Calypso Cruises was the last event scheduled of three on an extended Labor Day weekend vacation. I'll start with describing things I didn't like. Breakfast is nothing to brag about. It was something to eat and prepared you to start the excursion to the island....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Jeremystco
    Trek19229503578, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2019

    For us it was a pleasure to serve you as you deserve, we appreciate your excellent comments that motivate us to be better every day. Thank you for making us part of your vacation. We hope you return soon with your friends and family.

    Reviewed September 1, 2019

    Get ready for 12 hours of fun. Our tour guide Percy was phenomenal.He was, first on time(very important when you wake up at 5 am),also funny, informative and full with positive energy. The whole crew was very professional; you can tell they have done so...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Vladimir T
    Trek19229503578, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2019

    I'm glad you enjoyed your vacation. Thank you very much for your comments. It was a pleasure to assist you and I hope to see you again soon in our tour Isla Tortuga.

    Reviewed August 25, 2019

    I had a great time on the 1 day tour to Isla de Tortuga. The boat was unbelievably nice and all the crew were super friendly. Breakfast and lunch were great (and the bar, can't forget about that). All the activities were super well organized...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Emma M
    Trek19229503578, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2019

    We appreciate your comments, that motivate us to continue providing an excellent service, we hope that you return soon and continue choosing us as part of your Vacation in Costa Rica. And with the snorkeling visibility it is because of the swells that sometimes there...More

    Reviewed August 13, 2019 via mobile

    Don't expect to see much or walk around the island, just the little beach, activities snorkeling not to good you need know to swim to do it, banana boat is the most fun, good is average, restrooms at the beach are bad, the crew are...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
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    Trek19229503578, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Calypso Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2019

    Thank you for your review of your recent vacation. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Calypso Cruises we look forward to hosting you again in the future. And to improve on the things you mention. Kind regards,

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    September 15, 2019|
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    Response from XiomaraO11 |
    I beleive they will. I was staying with some friends in their home and could not be picked up there but they give you a variety of close by locations. They did drop off when we returned. It was a very nice tour. They are... More
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    Ian D
    January 21, 2019|
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    Response from XiomaraO11 |
    I would not recommend it. is a Catamaran and not enough space to move around in a chair.
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    Gina F
    January 5, 2019|
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    Response from RabePaul | Reviewed this property |
    Bathroom breaks might be a problem but, if your kids enjoy seeing true wildlife in natural settings, I recommend this.
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    • Duration: 12h
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