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El Jefe Sport Fishing

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40001, Costa Rica
+506 8835 5333
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The crew and captain were great, even promptly responding to an email request for pictures and... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
Paul K
via mobile
2 Sailfish

My wife and I had a great day fishing on El Jefe Too. Oliver, Adolfo, and Deniss were very... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Lynn Haven, Florida
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El Jefe Sport Fishing and Adventure Tours is the premier marine activities company for Costa Rican adventure! Located in the North Pacific Coast in the Guanacaste Region of the island, our boats – El Jefe and El Jefe Too – sail in the heart of the exclusive Peninsula Papagayo development. The world-class fishing waters and beautiful landscape of Guanacaste and the surrounding national parks make this area a global vacation destination. If you are looking for an exceptional, one-of-a-kind fishing adventure in Costa Rica, our expert staff will make your excursion epic. We provide all of the essentials for a great day of fishing, and for those moments to treasure for a lifetime, we offer high definition video and photos using the latest GoPro® technology. In addition to epic fishing trips, we also offer other adventures at sea including: > Snorkelling > Surfing > Sunset Cruises > Private Beach Retreats We would love to customize a Costa Rican adventure for you!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
40001, Costa Rica
+506 8835 5333

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The crew and captain were great, even promptly responding to an email request for pictures and video after we got home. They knew right where to go and we even brought in two large sailfish at the same time! I recommend them highly!

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 30 July 2017

My wife and I had a great day fishing on El Jefe Too. Oliver, Adolfo, and Deniss were very professional and friendly. The boat was well stocked with drinks and snacks. Oliver made a mean sandwich as well. We only had 2 bites, but we...More

Thank dsbaker33
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time on this fishing charter. The entire crew was very professional,friendly, and helpful. I would highly recommend taking at least a full day fishing with El Jefe!

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Highly recomend this trip if its your family with young ones or even adult couples. The staff was incredible. Willie and Ugo were arwesome deckhands and Captain Jesus was first class. The lunch that was set up on the private beach was incredible and personal....More

Thank Thibodauxans
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I am a avid fisherman of all types of species. I have fished Brazil, The Caribbean, Alaska, Canada, as well as many places throughout the US. I have been on more than 10 sport fishing trips, including a Charter out of the same marina El...More

Thank txaghart
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We took our kids (ages 5 & 3) on the Marine Adventure. It was the highlight of our trip to Peninsula Papagayo. My wife and I were floored with how amazing this trip was. The trip started in the morning when we met the crew...More

Thank Derek E
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We had a great fishing experience. The captain and crew are amazing. The crew was always adjusting the lines, changing bait, etc. Everyone on our trip had an amazing catch. The day was capped off with a Black Marlin catch and release. Highly recommend to...More

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 24 June 2017

El Jefe has some great boats. Boats don't help you catch fish. The captain and crew are what makes the difference. These crews know fishing. You want Wahoo, not problem. You want Marlin, no problem. You want Rooster fish these guys will find them. Variety...More

Thank HughLee549
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great day fishing, site seeing and a quick stop at Coco Beach! The crew was very hospitable and adjusted the day to accommodate our requests.

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great time. The brew was very friendly and helpful. I would definitely recommend El Jefe for your fishing charter.

Thank Bromosapien
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Carrie B
1 July 2016|
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Response from abrown713 | Property representative |
Hello Carrie, The price includes snorkeling gear and great snorkeling spots for up to 8 people. You are right, the $1200 is not per person. Also, we include drinks, refreshments and a variety of snacks. We offer two types... More
Bill J
3 September 2015|
Response from ElJefeCR | Property representative |
Year round fishing is consistent. During March high winds can make it a bit rough at times. However, the marlin fishing is better this time of the year. Let us know if we can answer any more questions you may have. Thank you!
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