Malpais & Santa Teresa

Costa Rica

Fishing in Mal Pais


The Pacific Ocean in the Mal Pais area provides exciting fishing, with tuna, wahoo, roosterfish, mackerel, mahi mahi and snapper being caught regularly.
In the small fishermen port of Mal Pais you can hire a panga boat, and an experienced guide will bring you to the best fishing spots, where a good catch is almost guaranteed! Back in the fisher port, the guide will clean your catch and you can take it home to prepare a memorable dinner, or ask in a restaurant to prepare the fish for you.

Mal Pais Sport Fishing and Boat Tours :

Tici's Sport Fishing 2640 0147
Jorge Zamora (Piedra Mar) 8837 4487
Badlands Sport Fishing 8633 1595
Gerardo ('Pescado') 6400 0014


Boat Tours can also be made around the tip of the Nicoya Peninsula, passing by Cabo Blanco to Cabuya Island or the Tortuga Islands where you can snorkel in crystal clear water.