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Hibiscus Sailing

A trip to Costa Rica is not complete without a day spent on the ocean, and there is no better way to enjoy the beauty and wonder of the Costa Rican sea than aboard Hibiscus. Whether you're traveling solo, with family and friends or as part of a large group, the Hibiscus crew will make you feel welcome, so come aboard, relax and enjoy the ocean.

Hibiscus is a 48-foot sailing catamaran built in South Africa to handle the extreme wind and weather conditions off of Cape Horn or anywhere else in the world. Hibiscus has sailed the seven seas and now makes her home in the Gulf of Papagayo, Costa Rica providing exceptional day charters.

Headquarted in Tamarindo, Hibiscus offers public tours departing from Playa Matapalo at the RIU Palace and RIU Guanacaste as well as Playa del Coco. The boat is packed with amenities including trampolines for sunning and lounging, a shaded main salon, and an open air, extra large aft deck. You’ll also find aboard: fresh water shower, a clean restroom, well maintained snorkel gear, 2 kayaks, a stand up paddle board and a stairway to the sea. With plenty of space to relax; come find out why we’re rated “Excellent” by Trip Advisor.

Our daily sailing trips allow you to spot local marine life from above the water as well as from below. We often encounter sea turtles, manta rays, dolphins and whales… and that is before we've started snorkeling.