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Cano Island

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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We took a trip with Erick Pacheco tours to this island and we had a great time. We saw lots of whales close up on way over and way back. We also snorkelled with turtles. We were taken to a beautiful beach in the island....More

Thank SarahJupiter
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The island itself is beautiful but having a snorkeling tour you are usually allowed for 15 min stay max. The reason to go there is snorkeling what we did twice. It was after a heavy rain at night so the water wasn’t clear. We were...More

Thank Bajonka
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

It's ok for diving but for high prices 110 -175 depending from which place you come over. do not expect to much.

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The snorkeling was great! We saw three turtles and many fish and the visibility was probably around 30ft. From the boat, the captain spotted a whale and her calf, dolphins, and a large turtle, so that was an unexpected and wonderful bonus. The beach we...More

Thank grillin_girl
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We saw a lot of fishes, a shark and 3 turtles. You need a good visivility, I advice you to ask before to pay.

Thank pivecu
Reviewed 9 August 2018

You will see sharks, rays, dolphins - yes everything! If you can opt for an early morning adventure where you are allowed several times into the water you will see more. Sunscreen is NOT enough - wear an SPF shirt - really. By the end...More

2  Thank far_away_8
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The visibility was about 30 feet horizontally and 50 feet vertically, which is likely a product of the rains in the rainy season. The current was stong in places and you have to be a strong diver to not get thrust into the pinnacles and...More

1  Thank 805worldtraveler2018
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Had a nice snorkeling trip with a guide our hotel arranged (Copa de Arbol -- you should stay there btw.) Many tropical fish, but we didn't see any turtles or sharks on our trip (which they kids were looking forward to), but it's nature not...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Stunning island surround by coral reefs full of aquatic life. Whales breaching close to shore and hermit crabs the size of a fist! Stunning place. We will be back!

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Enjoyed a good day snorkeling at Cano Is. Saw many colorful tropical fish, some other larger varieties, and several turtles. The water was a comfortable temperature. Almost no coral. A highlight was an extended viewing of a large playful group of dolphins on the return...More

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Alandra D
28 February 2017|
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Response from Terry N | Reviewed this property |
We went in the wet/green season (August) and never had the rain stop us from doing anything we wanted. It always rained late in the day. The best strategy is to get up early when it is cooler. (The early sunrise and... More
8 December 2016|
Response from Jovan_10 | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is that the whale sharks and humpbacks will be gone by January. You will see rays and small white tip sharks.