Cano Island, Drake Bay

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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  • This snorkeling day trip was so great we booked again for the next day! We reached Caño island by boat and saw a pod of dolphins on the way. This is a biological reserve and the island and...  more »
  • The water temperature was warm and we had some current. You will see a lot of fish near the reef. We were lucky to see a Manta Ray - awesome experience!  more »
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