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Cano Island

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Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8720 0925
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“fish” (160 reviews)
“reef sharks” (22 reviews)
“scuba diving” (20 reviews)
Drake Bay, Costa Rica
+506 8720 0925
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there in November, when tourist traffic is relatively low, but even so, having everyone pee in the sea seems like a bad idea. Wouldn't composting toilets or even hauling the waste away would be better ecologically?

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent the day snorkeling near Cano Island. It was beautiful. Afterwards we went to the island itself.

Thank Torylove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful nature reserve, great for snorkeling. Lots of different fish and turtles. They work really hard to preserve this area so that it remains a great habitat for fish. It's great to visit and see how Costa Ricans are keeping their natural beauty.

Thank laurenhone
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This reef here is a great place to snorkel around. The island has a cool small center to see artifacts. The top of the hill is a cool place to see also. The lunches are very good. Make sure the water is clear before you...More

1  Thank robertraw1
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

A 45 minute boat ride from Drakes Bay lands you at diving and snorkeling Mecca, Isla de Cano. Whales and dolphins will likely make guest appearances to the regular spectacular show of sea turtles, rainbow-colored fish and the occasional shark and ray.

Thank 2OTRA
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We went on a snorkeling tour. Lots of colorful fishes, warm water and beautiful surroundings. On the way to the island we saw several whales and a turtle.

Thank superanneli
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Luck will determine your experience. For the days prior to my visit, all the tourists I met said it was a total waste of money due to lack of visibility. The day I went was totally clear and I saw mating turtles, humpback whales, and...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

We stayed at Pirate Cove (not our favorite) but the dive company, Cano Divers, was AMAZING! They were so helpful and made my first experience diving incredible. My dad has done over 300 dives and he was so impressed by their professionalism and knowledge. We...More

1  Thank agoldring
Reviewed 28 August 2017

An amazing walk through the island reveals many wonders of nature. birds of many varieties, flora, fauna and many beautiful vistas. The walk is for moderate hikers, nothing too strenuous for my late 50's going south, out of shape physique. the park offers a beach...More

Thank collette90511
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Been to this Island with La Perla del Sur for a snorkel trip. It was the best snorkel trip ever. When you arrive at this Island you have to pay the park ranger and you get pointed out 2 spots to go snorkeling. Between the...More

Thank Jeroen W
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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.