Occidental Papagayo is located at the beginning of Bahia Culebra, on the Gulf and the Papagayo Peninsula. Sailing in Papagayo is one of the best activities because of the perecet weather conditions the region offers, with calm waters and good but gentle winds. It is an all-inclusive hotel located in front of the sea and with panoramic views.
The Occidental is perfect to highlight a sailing trip either by catamaran or monohull, since the calm waters of the hotel make it possible for customers to be picked up directly from the beach. From the hotel we offer private tours, for individuals, small groups or large groups, from groups of friends to incentives. Our catamarans and sailboats come in various sizes with different capacities.
All the tours include: Snorkeling, foods and drinks, and some swailboats come with catamarans and stand up paddles. Request more info.
Our trips are a great experience for families, incetive groups, retreats and a group of friends or couples . We can custom design the private sailing charters.
Morning sailing tour
The morning tour starts at 8 am from the hotel. Customers are picked up directly from the hotel beach in an inflatable boat and transported to the catamaran or sailboat. Once on board, the tour begins, and first we will sail towards open waters, enjoying the blue sky, the sea, and panoramic views of the coast. The tour includes a strategic stop on a rocky island, or some secret reef, places suitable for snorkeling, one of the preferred activities. The boat has excellent snorkeling equipment. Some boats include SUP and KAYAKS, but it is recommended to indicate this at the time of booking. You will also visit a remote beach, away from the tourist area, where you can swim in the calm and warm waters of the Pacific Ocean. The tour includes fruits, snacks (in some cases chicken, burritos and in some cases chips and dips – please consult). also fruit, fruit juices, national alcoholic beverages, beer, sodas, water. At 12 you will be returning to the hotel.
Private Sunset Sailing Tour
The sunset sailing tour includes everything that includes the morning tour. The main difference is that you can see the beautiful sunset from aboard the sailboat. The sunset tour departs at 2 pm and returns at 2 pm. The tour includes snorkeling, sailing, and in case of some boats, not all, also includes SUP Stand Up Paddle Boards and Ocean Kayaks. It is a very fun trip that will show you the beauties of the coast of the beautiful province of Guanacaste. Our trips are all oriented to perfectly combine comfort and good service on board with the exploration of the beautiful nature of the coast of Papagayo and Guanacaste.
Private Full Day Sailing Tour
The private full-day tour is a tour for those who wish to get away from the tourist area and enter a 10-hour expedition to admire the scenic and natural beauty of Guanacaste. This trip includes sailing in the open sea, snorkeling On some rocky reef or island, visit a remote and pristine beach, without development, where an additional barbecue will take place on the beach. The trip, like the half-day tours, includes unlimited alcoholic beverages (beer, rum, vodka, gin, whiskey, wine) all from national brands, although you can request the UPGRADE package. Additionally, the on-board service includes fruits, snacks, chips, dips, burritos.
The tour schedule is 10AM and you return to the hotel beach at 6 PM, so you can enjoy the sunset from aboard the sailboat while enjoying a cocktail or natural drinks. The perfect tour for clients in Occidental Papagayo.
- PLEASE INDICATE THE NAME OF THE HOTEL or BEACH you wold like to get picked up since RATES and DETAILS change a little bit depending on that information.
- Snorkeling gear, drinks ( alcoholic beverages and liquors, beersm, sodas, juice, water), snacks ( chips and dips, sandwiches, other snacks, fresh cut fruit ), free use of kayaks or paddle boards ( please inquire before !!!! ) The full day private tour also includes a full BBQ LUNCH on a secluded beach. Depending on the boat, it also includes Chicken Brochettes, Rice Salad, even Shrimps.
- Daily departures. Please advice a few days in advance the latest. During the High Season advanced reservations are suggested ( not required )
- Morning Departure: 8 – 12 Noon
- Sunset Sailing: 2 – 6 PM
- Full Day: 10 – 6 PM