Discover the natural wealth of the Gulf of Nicoya, in the comfort of our catamaran, while we navigate to San Lucas Wildlife Refuge. This Island was used as a jail between 1873 and 1991.During our visit, we will observe it’s old facilities such as; the medical dispensary, the church, the cells, and much more.
This mystical island surrounds a different landscape. It is made up of 5 square kilometers with dungeons, ruins and trails between what was once the most important prison in the country. It existed for more than 100 years, between 1873 and 1991 making it a national heritage. With messages on the walls and a dark energy, here they sent the country’s prisoners, where they would spend their sentence locked up and surrounded by deep waters difficult to overcome.
On this island to visit in Costa Rica, you will find flora that is very varied and dry, a little greener in the rainy season. Its fauna is made up of diverse animals such as bats, howler monkeys, squirrels, and iguanas.
You can find a chronicle of the author of the Costa Rican book “The island of the lonely men” who refers to the island of San Lucas, since he was imprisoned within it for many years. Being in the dry area of the country, it is recommended to use sunscreen and bring fresh clothes.
navigate through the islands and make a pit stop to swim and refresh.
- Soft drinks, and water all day long.
- Floats, beach toys, and life jackets for swimming.
- Rum Punch and reusable cup.
- Lunch on the boat or island.
- Insurance, permits, and marine safety equipment.
- Bilingual guide (English / Spanish) German/French guide on request.
WHAT TO BRING
You can bring snacks or drinks (hard coolers are not allowed). Water bag for your belongings. Swimwear and additional clothing, comfortable sandals or shoes, reusable bottle, towel, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, camera, and money for additional drinks or activities (optional).
CHECK-IN: 9:15 AM
DEPARTURE: 9:30 AM
VISIT TO SAN LUCAS: 11:00 AM
RETURN TO DOCK: 4:00 PM
Starting at (up to 18 pax): $2,160 + Taxes
Extra Pax (up to 40 pax): $120 + Taxes
Children 4-13 years: $100 + Taxes
Children under 3 don’t pay.
Island Fees not Included:
Adults $12 / Kids (2-12 years) $5