Cano Island, Drake Bay

3.9
Head out to Cano Island, an island rich in wildlife and history. Located 16 km (10 mi) west of mainland Costa Rica, the island was inhabited in pre-Columbian times, with evidence of a community here including mysterious, hand-carved stone spheres. Take a boat out into the surrounding marine environment to catch sights of breaching whales and dolphins. The coral reefs that surround the island have become known for their biodiversity; you can take a dive into the blue to see manta rays, sea turtles, and white-tipped reef sharks. Take a look at our Drake Bay tour itinerary website to schedule your visit to Cano Island and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Beautiful island, considered natural reserve... we were diving into two sites, between two dives resting on the island half an hour... we saw of white tips, turtles, moray eels, huge lobsters, rays and sharks during the whale (up to October) see and hear whales... recommended!
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  • Caño Island trip where snorkelling. It was great seeing some turtles and huge flocks of fish. Lunch was cool and for dessert we saw two whales. Mom and son. The young man made a half-hour stunt
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