fishing, Sportfishing, lake fishing, estuary fishing


Frommers guide, with over 350 countries recommends Oso Sportfishing and Sailing.

Oso Viejo's Costa Rica fishing, includes ocean fishing, Fresh Water Lake Arenal fishing and estuary fishing.

Areas covered include: NW Pacific (Popagayo, Flamingo, Tamarindo), Central Pacific (Guanamar, Jaco, Los Sueñas), South Pacific (Gufito area), Central (Lake Arenal) and the North East Atlantic Coast (Rio Colarado).

Boat selection includes basic fishing boats up to Luxury, Air Conditioned, sport fishing yatchs. We specialize in providing the right boat for client needs.

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Oso Viejo Sailing


Costa Rica has World Class sailing. Choose your area and season and experience your sailing dreams.

  • NW Pacific Coast and NW Central Pacific Coast: End of Dec. - March is the windy season with exciting winds. The sailboats are sound and equipped for these conditions with smaller sails and experienced Crew.
    May - mid December offers Gentle winds, but dependable winds, and the boats use larger sails

  • SW Pacific Coast offers Gentle winds but dependable winds

  • Central Costa Rica: Lake Arenal is known for its "Windsurfing and Kitesurfing with consistant winds".

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Oso Turtle Tours


Tours are normally organized in groups and include a guide and transportation. Some tours require walking but are normally good for small children or impaired.

Costa Rica’s many natural wonders offer more than a typical vacation.

A visit to Costa Rica is not complete without a walk through tropical forests, with unique plants, rare birds and sloths.
Walking through the forest with a naturalist offers visitors a way to learn about the country’s natural surroundings and exotic wildlife as your knowledgeable guide takes you on your tour.

We offer tours including: Wildlife, Birds, Rain Forrest, Dry Rain Forrest, Volcanoe, Massages, Beaches, Snorlel, Turtles, Yoga and Tropical Organic Gardening.

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Oso Viejo Activities


Adventure Activities involving exploration or travel with a degree of risk normally require special skills and physical exertion. Let us know if you have any concerns.

Although there are exceptions, Adventure Activities are normally for people that are more physically fit and are looking for an adrenalin rush.

In Costa Rica, adventure tourism has grown as tourists seek out-of-the-ordinary vacations. Adventure travel "Activities" may include physical activity, and a connection with nature.

Activities require effort and skills with some degree of risk. This may include activities such as horseback riding, extreme sailing, extreme All Terain Vehicle tours (Extreme ATV), mountaineering, bungee jumping, mountain biking, canoeing, scuba diving, rafting, kayaking, zip-lining, paragliding, hiking, exploring, caving and rock climbing.

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Costa Rica Lodging options include: Hotels, Hostels, Bed and Breakfasts, Vacation Home Rentals and Camping.

  • Hotels are typically more expensive and offer a more complete service including: Restaurant, Pool, Cleaning service, Phone and sometimes a Casino.
  • Hostels cost a fraction of the cost of a hotel. Hostel-goers typically sleep in a bunk in a "dormitory" room and include lockers. Some hostels also offer private rooms cheaper than a hotel. Bathrooms are shared, toiletries, aside from hand soap and toilet paper, are not provided.
  • Bed and Breakfasts (B&B), is an accommodation type that modernizes the practice of travellers staying at a private residence or boarding house with a breakfast included.
  • Vacation Rental are houses or apartments that are generally rented to leisure travelers. The guests will have full use of the residence, typically with utilities included but without servicing or meals. Vacation rentals are often stocked with a variety of amenities, including hot tub or swimming pool, a full-size kitchen and laundry facilities.
  • Camping

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Oso Recommended Restaurants Costa Rica


Costa Rican typical cuisine has high reliance on fresh fruits and vegetables. Rice and black beans are a staple of most meals. Costa Rican fare is nutritionally well rounded, and nearly always cooked from scratch from fresh ingredients.

Due to its large tourist economy, the foods available include nearly every type of cuisine in addition to traditional Costa Rican dishes.

Cities such as the Capital city, San José, Costa Rica and beach destinations frequented by tourists offer a range of ethnic foods, from Peruvian to Japanese. Chinese and Italian food is especially popular and can be found around the country. Food is an important aspect of Costa Rican culture.

Costa Rica Restaurants are included as reference. Oso Viejo Travel normally does not make Restaurant reservations unless you have a an event or need to reserve a number of tables and have a special menu. If this is the case, contact us with the information (date, time, number of people, type of event, spécial requests such as Birthday Cake) and we will coordinate a reservation for you. A deposit will be required by the Restaurant for this service.

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