Sailing Costa Rica: Switching Seasons from North to South



Switching Seasons from North to South

A Guide To Sailing Costa Rica


Sailing Costa Rica is all about timing. Between May to December is the season for our overnight trips up North to places like this will be coming to an end.

As the Papagayo wind kicks in, we’ll be taking the show South as we still have the whole Pacific Coast to play on. But no matter what, there is always sailing in Costa Rica.

An example of some of the places we sail to are:

  • San Juanillo
  • Samara/Carillo
  • Santa Teresa
  • Mal Pais
  • Cabo Blanca Nature Reserve
  • Playa Cabuya
  • Montezuma
  • Isla Tortuga
  • Curu Wildlife Refuge
  • Playa Quesera
  • Quepos, Manuel Antonio
  • Drake Bay
  • Isla del Cano
  • Osa Peninsula
  • Matapalo
  • Puerto Jimenez
  • Pavones
  • Golfo Dulce, Golfito.

We do one way and round trip excursions. The beautiful thing about sailing Costa Rica, is it’s always the right season somewhere and it’s always 5 o’clock on the way there!

Above is a spot called “Layers” up North In Santa Elena and below our Dinghy gets you into some amazing spots like this bay near Quepos and this secluded beach on the Osa.

Our expert crew, state-of-the-art vessel, and unmatched dedication to your comfort ensure every moment on board is exceptional. Revel in the serenity of Costa Rica’s azure waters, framed by breathtaking coastal vistas. Whether you seek a romantic sunset cruise, thrilling aquatic adventures, or leisurely family outings, our tailored sailing packages cater to every desire. Dive into crystal-clear waters for unforgettable snorkeling, indulge in local cuisine, and create cherished memories against the backdrop of spectacular sunsets. Your journey with us promises unparalleled luxury, adventure, and relaxation.

Come join us and Sail Costa Rica!















Layers, Santa Elena















Quepos to Manuel Antonio















Osa Peninsula


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About the Author

Mark Bjorklund

Captain Mark arrived in Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica in 1989 and was the first to start the sailing charter business in the area. Born in Seal Beach, California. Mark grew up sailing on the Southern California coast. Leaving at age 20 to sail and explore the world, he did just that becoming a yacht delivery captain.

After over 80,000 nautical blue water miles he sailed his own yacht “Surfari” a 42′ sloop with only his dog Gilligan to accompany him to Costa Rica. 

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