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Nov 26, 2016
“Fantastic sea adventure...mucho tortugas!”
Sep 8, 2016
“A Must While In Nosara”
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Pink Sand Tours is an all-inclusive adventure company. Our main attraction is snorkel and fishing adventures to Nosara's vey own Pink Sand Island. We also offer surf excursions, sunset cruises, turtle watching, and hourly fishing.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Casa Las Palmas Rojas, Nosara, Costa Rica
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+506 8857 1698
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Justin offers a couple of different tours and recommends the best one for the time of year you are visiting. For our tour we went to see the sea turtles coming in for the arribada. It was amazing! We also went snorkeling in a protected...More

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Justin's tour was the best. It was laid back and he accommodated our schedule. We elected to just go on our own, myself and a friend. We took a nice boat ride which was almost if not more fun than the snorkeling. We saw many...More

Thank Rachael M
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I brought my family hear from a recommendation and couldn't be happier. The owner Justin is the nicest guys you could ever meet. I have been all over the world many times over and never had an experience like this. They were able to get...More

1  Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Justin offered us a fun experience accomplishing everything we had hoped to have achieved. We will remember this experienced to be one of the best moments in Costa Rica. Weather wasn't exceptional but Justin made it work getting us home and safely.

Thank BigD-DoubleD
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We went fishing with Justin and all we caught were lots of big needlefish, but we had a lot of fun. He's an interesting fellow, good company and knows the area very well. I expect his tours are excellent.

Thank Tommy O
Reviewed 10 May 2016

We met at Justin's boat, a panga, on the beach at Playa Pelada. He and Elvin took us up the coast to San Juanillo Bay. The snorkeling wasn't the BEST but the time with Justin and Elvin made it worthwhile! After snorkeling for about an...More

Thank LizaBragg
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Went out with Justin while staying in Nosara, and was this one of the highlights of my trip! He took us out to snorke at a ship wreck first... wonderful time doing that, and then on to pink island, such a lovely place! Thank you...More

Thank Dee-Ann M
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Our group of five enjoyed Justin and his Panga tour! We went to "Pink Sand" island and spent time snorkeling and exploring. It was an absolute treat. On our ride to the island we caught a red snapper which was pretty interesting. The scenery was...More

Thank logscott
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Our family spent 2 mornings with Justin and his captain. What a great experience. Our first trip was just quick 2 hour fishing tip. We caught 3 fish and then we had Olga's (the restaurant on the beach) cook up the fish. I was amazing!...More

2  Thank 4crazykids
Reviewed 20 April 2015

Justin and his crew took myself and 2 girlfriends out for a fun filled day on his panga. The day was filled with fun and sun! Justin took us to Playa San Juanillo and along the way we snorkeled and fished. We spent about 4...More

1  Thank Rachel S
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UnleashYourGeek
So let me understand this: The "Tico" captain (who is not Tico by the way) was not able to control God's will OR Mother Nature so you gave him 1 Star??? You Said: The tico captain drank beer before we left (10am on a Sunday) WHY is drinking beer a reason for a 1 star review? You Said: he crashed the first turtles we saw with the boat Crashed? Please explain? Seriously? You Said: - the caves can neither be seen nor entered, because of the tide Justin was not able to control the tide. How awful! Here we thought he was GOD! You Said: - there are no dolphins in the area which we visited NO WAY?!?! Were dolphins promised or did he say that you MIGHT see dolphins? If the tide was LOW then NO there would not be dolphins. Maybe your panties have pictures of dolphins? Did you check those? You Said: - there are no whales in the area we visited You must be kidding!! Low Tide: Again you're a Genius. You Said: - Justin and his captain were fishing all the time and stopped every 5 minutes to get a fish on board Really? EVERY 5 minutes? In a fishing boat? On a fishing tour? That's Awful!! Did they share a fish with you? You Said: - we were out for maybe 2 hours, so 18$ per hour A boat tour for $36?!?!?! WHAT A BARGAIN! You got a deal!! NO ONE gives 30 minute boat rides for less than $75. You're LUCKY! Timo, I'm sorry but you really are a turd for leaving a bad review, for not talking Face to Face like a MAN with Justin. And for ONLY paying $36 to go out on a boat in COSTA RICA and WHINE about it as well as leave a bad review. You really are a jackass. Please tell your parents that you are going to bed without dinner because you whine like a little baby. And Delete this review. SERIOUSLY!!!
27 October 2016|
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Again, yes.
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ChucMason
As a resident of Nosara I saw this review and I need to defend the Pink Sand Tours and this review that was just posted. I am almost offended that someone feels the need to mess with the livelihood of anyone by giving them a ONE STAR review when even that person says they are "nice"! What is wrong with you "Timo J"?? Are you so unhappy with your miserable life that you have to criticize a man who has no control over nature or is it that you forgot to change your diapers before you went on this tour?!? This is NOT Jaco Beach. People are laid back. Tours are not trypical here. YOU make your own fun so if you are so unhappy with your life don't take it out on a guy like Justin who busts his butt to help idiots like you have a good time. BEER ON A SUNDAY MORNING BEFORE 10AM: YES!!! You're judging when someone DRINKS?!?! We live in a vacation paradise and YOU want to act like someone's mother and tell them when they can have a beer? If I had to deal with a little WHINER like you I would want to drink as early as possible! Put on your man panties you little twit and go visit a place that wants whiners like you. Leave the Big Boy tours up to the MEN in the world. DELETE YOUR BAD REVIEW. No one deserves that and you're a prick for leaving a ONE STAR. What kind of a jerk off are you!?!?!? Stupid jerk living in Ivory Towers!
27 October 2016|
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Response from PangaPeladas | Property representative |
Yes. Yes. And yes
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