Whale & Dolphin Watching in Costa Rica

Get ready to hit the high sea on this marine mammal watching adventure! Puntarenas, Costa Rica has hundreds of experiences to offer, and the opportunity to go on a whale and dolphin watching tour is definitely up there. So, don’t get bogged down by the seemingly endless tour options. We’ve taken the liberty putting together a list of whale and dolphin watching tours that you can easily access from your room at El Castillo Boutique Hotel

Ballena Tour

An easy 15-minute drive or so from our resort, Ballena Tour will take you on the ride of a lifetime. Meet a humpback whale or say hello to a bottlenose dolphin. Snorkeling equipment, fruit, and water are included with your tickets, but don’t forget to pack some extra water, sunglasses, and sunscreen! 

Bahia Adventures

Relive Fantasia 2000 and listen for whale songs on your Bahia Adventures whale and dolphin combination tour. Their boat departs from Uvita Beach in Marino Ballena National Park, which is home to some of the most diverse marine life around Costa Rica. You might catch a whale teaching its offspring to breach or an acrobatic dolphin display. 

The Divine Dolphin

While this whale and dolphin watching tour is a bit of a trek from your room at El Castillo Boutique Hotel, The Divine Dolphin has 22 years of experience and excellent reviews (five stars on Google!). Mid-July through October is the best time to catch the Southern Migration making their way from as far as Antarctica. You may even see four different species of dolphins playing with Humpback baby whales! Immerse yourself in Costa Rica nature and give yourself an experience you’ll never forget. 

Meet Marvelous Marine Animals When You Stay with Us

Whether you’re on dolphin watch or have been waiting in anticipation for a mass whale sighting, El Castillo Boutique Hotel’s ideal location places that possibility in the palm of your hand. After a day of memorable whale and dolphin watching, you’ll want a comfortable place to adjourn to for the night. El Castillo Boutique Hotel has you covered. Our rooms and suites have the best views, the most comfortable beds and linens, and plush bathrobes so that you can pamper yourself to pure perfection. For more information on marine life around Puntarenas, Costa Rica, or to make a reservation, please send us an email at [email protected].

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