Costa Rica August 2021
August 14-21, 2021
FES has designed the ultimate dive trip for the discerning dive adventure traveler yearning to dive Costa Rica. Costa Rica, is fast becoming a hot spot scuba diving destination, particularly along its Pacific shores. From enticing shark encounters to run ins with giant Manta Rays, Costa Rica’s volcanic pinnacles are filled with pelagic life. Divers frequently encounter sea turtles, stingrays, manta rays, moray eels, barracuda, tuna and snapper. Schooling fish can be found on every dive site, as well as small critters like sea horses, frog fish and harlequin clown shrimp. Sharks and dolphins are seen regularly, and humpback and pilot whales migrate twice seasonally. This package is designed to fly in and out of Liberia (LIR) International airport.
•Dive Guanacaste reef sharks, turtles, sea horses, eels, octopus and massive schools of tropical fish.
•Easy to add additional dive days or tanks, upgraded dives or night dives
•Fly through the treetops and across the rainforest on zip line cables
•Best chance for sightings of sloths, monkeys, toucans and frogs of any tour from Guanacaste
•Visit Llanos de Cortez Waterfall. You will not be disappointed with all that Mother Nature presents in these tropical marine-filled waters.
FES COSTA RICA SEVEN NIGHT TRIP August 14, 2021 – August 21, 2021 includes:
- Trip escorted by Fisheye Scuba
- 7 Nights Beach Hotel Accomidations
- All meals and snacks
- 10 dives (5 Dive Days - 2 Tank AM Boat Dives w/ Tanks, Weight Belts & Weights)
- Round-trip airport ground transfers
- Treetop Canopy Zip Line Adventure
- Sloths, Monkeys & Waterfall Adventure
- All Taxes and Service Charges
Nitrox is available at $150 per week.
- Airfare (Airfare is available, currently the rates are $650.00 per person economy. Actual rates will be posted as soon as they are available)
- Nitrox (Available for additional fee)
- Diving and snorkeling gear
- Beer, wine and spirits
- National park admission
- PADI scuba courses (Upon request, subject to instructor availability)
- Pre and post hotel stays
Hotel Information: Grand Papagayo
Barcelo’s Occidental Papagayo is an Adults-Only, all-inclusive resort ideal for rest and relaxation mixed with adventure in superb natural setting. The pool is the focal point in the center of the property with rooms, lobby, restaurants, massage cabanas and beach all within a short distance. Set in an idyllic location surrounded by the wild, natural beauty characteristic of Costa Rica’s northern Pacific coast, guests will feel swept away to a tropical haven, enjoying all the amenities one could imagine.
Three restaurants and four bars are on the property, offering you exceptional Costa Rican cuisine and original international offerings combined with meticulous service. The Japanese restaurant offers table seating, private tatami rooms and a teppanyaki table. Dinners for à la carte restaurants at Occidental Papagayo can be booked after the second day of your stay, and you can enjoy one à la carte dinner for every 3 nights of your stay.
The U-Spa at Occidental Papagayo offers a tranquil atmosphere where every detail has been considered to provide guests with well-being, health, beauty and comfort while you enjoy treatments. Subtle aromas greet you before you enjoy the hot tub, sauna, Vichy shower or Turkish bath. Private rooms for relaxing and therapeutic massages and facials, plus a full range of beauty services are offered. The gym has equipment for cardio training and machines for resistance training.
Occidental Papagayo features spacious and bright rooms that have been designed for the enjoyment of their guests. Premium Level options give guests a VIP experience with preferential restaurant reservations, a Premium Level Lounge and other amenities for a perfect romantic vacation in tropical paradise setting.
Enjoy more of Costa Rica. The Guanacaste Province and the Culebra Bay offer great off-property opportunities too so you can enjoy Costa Rica and stay active. Some of the favorite activities enjoyed by guests include scuba diving, snorkeling cycling, kayaking, paddle-boarding, zip-lines, ATV tours, horseback riding, rappelling and much more.
163 Deluxe, Deluxe Bay View, Deluxe Concierge, Deluxe Bay View Romance and Premium Level Luxury rooms have balconies or patios and are equipped with two Double Beds or one King Bed. Safe, Hair Dryer, writing area with seat.
Free Parking (Self-Parking), 24 Hour Reception, Wi-Fi (Free with Royal Club or Barcelo membership, otherwise Fees apply), Three Restaurants, Four Bars, Two Swimming Pools and a Gym. Archery, Tennis, Chess, Volleyball, Snorkeling and Kayaking. Optional services include: Spa, Gift Shop, Laundry Services, Medical Care, Fax Service, Conference Rooms. Adventure, Nature and Cultural tours or Destination Weddings can be arranged, please ask our agents to coordinate.
Restaurants & Bars
(Breakfast 7am-10:30 am, Lunch 12:30pm-3pm, Dinner 6:30pm-9:30pm)
International buffet-style restaurant.
Italian restaurant with views overlooking the bay. Dishes on the menu are subject to availability and seasonal variations. Dress code: informal, beach wear not permitted.
Japanese and Asian fusion restaurant with private tatami rooms and a teppanyaki table. Dishes on the menu are subject to availability and seasonal variations. Dress code: informal, beach wear not permitted.
(Drinks 10:30am-11:00pm, Snacks midday-5pm)
Snack and drinks buffet. Dishes on the menu are subject to availability and seasonal variations.
(closes at 2 am)
The hotel also features a disco, where guests can dance and enjoy refreshing drinks and delicious cocktails (Smoking is prohibited in the club).
PAYMENT TERMS: $300 initial, non-refundable deposit holds your spot until the next incremental payment is due. ⅓ of the total cost is due 120 days prior to departure, ⅔ of the total cost is due 90 days prior to departure, and payment is due in full 60 days prior to departure. No refunds.
ROOMS/OTHER FEES: Room selection is on a first come first serve basis. If you are a traveler paying the double occupancy rate, and we are unable to find you a roommate, a single supplement fee may apply. Other than what is listed above, no other costs are included. Fisheye Scuba will not be collecting payment for any other part of your trip. There are out-of-pocket fees, charges and tips.
FLIGHT DETAILS: Allow us to deal with the stress of booking flights for you. Flights are available from $???.00 from SAC/SFO to Costa Rica. Quoted flight prices are per person. All flights booked through Fisheye Scuba are non-refundable. If the airline allows, you may get a voucher for a future flight. Alternately, you may book your own flight itinerary. You can use your airline miles, even if we book the flight for you. Flight estimate costs dependent on your choice of trip itinerary. Be sure to allow for international time change when making your flight reservations.
TRIP CANCELLATION POLICY: If you must cancel, all deposit money is non-refundable unless we are able to fill your vacated space. If we are able to fill your vacated spot at the full purchase price, Fisheye Scuba will credit your refund to an in-store account minus a per person $300 non-refundable/cancellation fee. If we are unable to fill your spot on the trip, all money paid toward the trip will be forfeited.
Fisheye Scuba reserves the right to cancel the trip up to 30 days prior to departure. There is a minimum of 7 travelers (excluding trip leader) required for a trip to run. In the event Fisheye Scuba cancels the trip, we will either refund your money paid or move you to another trip. It will be your choice.
PASSPORTS: You must have a valid passport that does not expire 6 months prior to our return date. US passport information can be found at Passport Home
LIABILITY RELEASE: Every person who reserves a spot on a trip through Fisheye Scuba must sign a Trip Release of Liability Form before being allowed on the trip.
DIVE ACCIDENT INSURANCE: We highly recommend having dive accident insurance through DAN.org. Annual coverage starts at $75 per year, which includes membership.If you do not already have it and decide to sign up, we would appreciate it if you could use our store code 1931100. This gives us points to use towards training and safety equipment.
TRIP INSURANCE: Trip insurance is always a good idea for the unforeseen circumstances. Fisheye Scuba does not sell travel insurance. Here are a couple recommendations: DiveAssure or DAN
OTHER: Fisheye Scuba acts only as an organizer and expeditor of dive travel, for the sole purpose of offering a service to Fisheye Scuba Customers. Fisheye Scuba does not sell dive accident insurance, nor do we sell trip cancellation and interruption insurance, nor are we licensed travel agents. We solicit the assistance of licensed, reputable, travel and insurance agents to assist us on your behalf.