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Calypso's One-Day-Adventure at Punta Coral Private Reserve from San Jose provided by Calypso Tours S.A.

Calypso's One-Day-Adventure at Punta Coral Private Reserve from San Jose

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Sustainable Tourism Punta Coral Private Reserve is located at the most eastern tip of the Peninsula of Nicoya, on the Pacific side of Costa Rica.  It consists of 30 acres of protected Tropical Dry Forest. There are no roads leading to the property and no electricity.  It is off the grid. For the last 37 years it has been privately owned and jealously protected from development. Punta Coral is surrounded three sides by water, and accessible only by boat.  This gives the property a feeling of being an island It is now open to the public with the idea to educate the guests of this delicate ecosystem. There is only 2% of the Tropical Dry Forest remaining in the world today. A minimum of 10 passengers is required to reserve.
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Stop At: Puntarenas Province, Punta Arenas, Costa Rica

Connected to the mainland makes Punta Coral a perfect place to visit the many animals, over 250 species of nocturnal mammals and birds, that call the Tropical Dry Forest home and feed on the many delicious fruit bearing and flowering trees and plants.  Privately owned means privately funded and this is accomplished with Calypso Cruises daily tours.  Punta Coral offers your clients a day on the water with the use of kayaks and snorkel equipment and a totally private area; a safe beach for swimming, four walking trails and a fabulous seafood lunch elegantly served where there is complete protection from the sun. Some clients are older and it is especially nice for those who want to stay near the ocean but do not want to partake in the water activities; but can play a game of horseshoes in a shaded area, or  watch entertained as the “younger crowd” enjoys the kayaks, snorkeling and swimming. Stay protected from the sun sitting around the Mango Bar sipping ice cold tropical cocktails or at tables playing games, reading books or napping in the many hammocks under a giant palm thatched covered area close to the water’s edge over looking the ocean and surrounded by the protected forest.  We feel that this special property is a great example of what the future of tourism should be:  sustainable tourism. Punta Coral protected and remains unchanged for the enjoyment of future generations.  Mother Nature in all her splendor, uncontaminated and elegantly simple, is a perfect example of what sustainable tourism means. We all must make a conscious effort to protect what little is left of the small independent properties for the enjoyment of future generations.  Calypso Cruises is doing just that and working for the preservation and protection of some of the last 2% remaining Tropical Dry Forest in the world today.
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Departure Point
San José Province, San José, Costa Rica
Duration
12h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Comfortable bus transportation with A/C.
  • Bilingual guides, ICT certified (ICT - Costa Rican Tourism Institute)
  • Departure from our private dock after enjoying a hot typical Costa Rican breakfast served in Calypso's restaurant.
  • Cruise the beautiful Gulf of Nicoya in only 45 minutes on board Calypso’s yacht catamaran Manta Raya to the Private Reserve of Punta Coral located in some of the last 2% of the Tropical Dry Forest left in the world today.
  • Delicious tropical fruits served on board Manta Raya.
  • Enjoy the 4 easy-to-walk trails through the endangered Tropical Dry Forest, play volley ball in the shade of giant palm trees, try your luck at a game of horseshoes, paddle a kayak in the small private bay or relax in a hammock.
  • The bar at Punta Coral is fully stocked and prices are reasonable. Complimentary fresh juice and soft drinks are served all day.
  • First course is Calypso’s famous ceviche served at the bar area under a giant palm thatched roof.
  • Enjoy a delicious green salad, bbq fresh filet of fish with a creamy mushroom sauce and toasted macadamia nuts and for dessert baked chocolate fudge topped.
  • After a delicious lunch the crew will take you on a Banana Boat Ride through the calm water surrounding Punta Coral.
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea
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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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