Albatros Tamarindo Sailing Sunset Cruise with Snorkeling

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Albatros Tamarindo Sailing Sunset Cruise with Snorkeling
from £78.12
An amazing sunset cruise from Tamarindo, you'll set sail for the afternoon on an 88 ft Gulet Schooner, the wooden “Rolls Royce” of the seas, with open bar, 5 gourmet courses, live music, snorkeling and swimming. The boat has so that you can get comfortable while servers bring you amazing food and drinks the entire afternoon until sunset.
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In Brief

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Costa Rica
5 hours
Vegetarian meal option available
Dinner included
Romantic experience, perfect for couples
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Important InfoInfo

Meeting outside of El Chiringuito Restaurant at 12:45pm, Tamarindo's Albatros 88' Gulet Schooner, the 'Rolls Royce' of the seas, sets sail from Tamarindo Beach, Costa Rica daily. You will board small panga boat that takes you to the ship, anchored in Tamarindo Bay.

As the boat begins to set sail, you will enjoy 5 gourmet courses prepared fresh from the on board Chef. Open bar is available throughout the cruise (beer, wine, cocktails). Head for Playa Huevo, and upon arrival you can go snorkeling, swimming, walk the beach, or just relax on the boat. The food courses are sourced from as much organic produce as possible.

Accommodating vegetarians or people with food intolerences is not a problem and will need to be advised at the time of booking. The Chef typically prepares a tropical salad, bruschetta, fruit kebab, a carbonara pasta, and a decadant chocolate dessert.

While the boat anchors for an hour, you will have the option to snorkel, swim or kayak.  All equipment is included.  Then you will set sail back to Playa Tamarindo, enjoying the amazing sunset, arriving just before dark, around 6:00 pm.

Stop At:

• Tamarindo Beach, Tamarindo Costa Rica


  • Sunset cruise
  • Unlimited drinks (open bar)
  • Dinner
  • Live entertainment
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Use of Kayak


  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up/drop off

Departure Time

12:45 PM

Departure Point

El Chiringuito, Guanacaste Province, Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.71 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

Had a awesome time meeting new friends Plenty of food and alcohol The owner is determined to.make sure her guest have a good time
• Submitted 25 Mar 2019
A must when in Tamarindo. Great staff and captain. Open bar and very well done food to make the day a 5 star. Real value proposition.
• Submitted 07 Jan 2019
This was a great day trip! The weather was perfect, very hot on the beach so very refreshing to be on the sail boat! Live music, unlimited drinks and delicious food served throughout whole trip! Im a 62 female traveling solo and felt very comfortable! Highly recommended!
• Submitted 02 Apr 2018
Highly recommend this as an option for a boating trip. The crew is very friendly and serve a delicious selection of food. They are not stingy with the open bar. We went with our family which included young kids and it was great for them. There are not too many people on the boat and the atmosphere is pretty chill. They had someone playing the guitar and singing live music in the background and she had an very relaxing voice. There is not much to see when you go snorkelling, so if that is what you are looking for, this trip is not for you. They have plenty of life jackets, flippers and noodles to use in the water. Toward the end of the ride, they stop the boat and you enjoy an incredible sunset.
• Submitted 23 Mar 2018
The Antares is a wonderful ship to use for this superb cruise and it was great fun with a really good crowd. The crew were so helpful and the food was exceptional with plenty and variety of beverages flowing. Great stop for snorkelling and swimming with good time to enjoy it and obviously a memorable sunset to finish off the day. NB: Our actual trip was cancelled when we turned up and had to go the following day and as you go at 1245/1330 it kind of kills off your day. As the actual day of the cruise was our final day we had to cancel other things as we had paid for this upfront - we know other travellers were notified and that was frustrating. 5 star for the cruise and 1 star for viator.
• Submitted 19 Mar 2018
The cruise was very enjoyable. The crew/serving staff were friendly and extremely attentive. The food was excellent. The portions were small but spread out well and you did not stuff yourself. The boat's operators made you feel like you were guests in their home and not just paying customers.
• Submitted 12 Feb 2018
This was the most amazing trip, and I think the highlight of my week in Tamarindo! The welcoming atmosphere, the charming staff, the food, drinks, live music, and the comfy beanbags all made for the most relaxing outing. I loved jumping of the side of this beautiful schooner into the ocean, and swimming to shore - so romantic, right!? We even got lucky and saw a double rainbow! There were many families and couples on the cruise, and even though I was traveling alone, I felt a part of the group and camaraderie. Captain Hermes and his wife, and chef, Candy, made certain to consider my life-threatening food allergies, made certain that my food was safe. Candy even made me a separate dish for one of the courses. Next summer I want to do their full moon cruise!
• Submitted 09 Jan 2018
The trip was wonderful. Magical crew that is committed to making everyone have a time. Food and drinks were fantastic.
• Submitted 12 Dec 2017
The food was amazing!!! The drinks were never ending and the views and snorkeling was a blast. The crew was very attentive and willing to provide any special request. The boat ride was a little rocky but that is to be expected with the ocean. The live music was a fun treat as well.
• Submitted 04 Dec 2017
This was a perfect way to spend the afternoon in Tamarindo. I will say that we tried to eat lunch at Nogui's beforehand and wound up leaving our food to get to the meet-up spot at 12:30 only to wait another hour before we boarded the boat. That was the only downside to the entire day. You'll want to get a spot near the back in the shade. The musician was a great bonus! Sailing was smooth and the views were incredible. Highly recommend the tour--just realize that it doesn't leave the beach right at 12:30.
• Submitted 30 Mar 2017
The tour was much better than expected. The crew was friendly and eager to bring you all that you wanted. The food was delicious and the live music really set a relaxed tone for tour. There was a chance to go snorkeling but the waters were filled with jellyfish so we just floated on the waves. On our way back we had a chance to have a little dance party and then a gorgeous view of the sunset. Would definitely do this tour again when coming back to Tamarindo.
• Submitted 27 Mar 2017
Wow!!! A must do while in Tamarindo. Great crew, food and free flowing drinks! Truly, a memorable afternoon while in Costa Rica.
• Submitted 26 Feb 2017
Great tour. Food was outstanding and delicious. Drinks constant. Friendly crew
• Submitted 08 Jan 2017
Absolutely recommend this cruise. Warm and welcoming crew! Amazing, delicious, creative food served in small portions throughout the day. Open bar and a very willing service staff. What makes it fabulous is that the owner and her family are the crew and the service and they treat it like a family affair. Live music, relaxing sail, fun snorkeling. A must do in Tamarindo! Highest recommendation!
• Submitted 03 Jan 2017
Very Relaxing! Crew was fantastic and the food was great. Would have liked to actually sail, but think there was not enough wind to make the entire itinerary.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2016
We actually ended up going on the Blue Dolphin because our boat was under maintenance, but they emailed me that day and we LOVED every second of our experience! There were snacks the whole time with chops and salsa, fresh fruit and then a delicious light dinner! The snorkling was awesome and the drinks were nonstop!! A must do, I would do it 10 times over!!!
• Submitted 22 Jun 2016
crew were very nice and food was amazing
• Submitted 19 Apr 2016
• Submitted 29 Mar 2016
The best tour ever! Perfect for couples. Gorgeous sunset viewing. The crew is phenomenal and the boat ride was just terrific overall. I loved the dj and the food was delicious. Portions were perfect and open bar!
• Submitted 24 Mar 2016
Antares Sailing is a wonderful tour with excellent staff, really excellent. A few minor issues or details, getting to the boat is not easy. For my group we had no issues, but if you are traveling with anyone with any physical disabilities. You first get into a small dingy and then go out to the hot, having to climb a ladder. My cruise was good, except that they overbooked due to issues he day before. The boat was packed with 75 people. Despite this, the cruise was still very enjoyable and the staff incredibly accommodating!
• Submitted 27 May 2018
This was a fun cruise and had some good food with good music. We didn't get to see a whole lot while snorkeling, and my friend got pretty sea sick, so be conscious that this might be hard for those who are prone to that sort of thing. The sunset views were the best part though!
• Submitted 10 May 2018
Very Relaxing. A bit crowded, but can spread out, get comfortable. Everyone friendly. No life vests visible. Please know that safety not to US standards. Snorkeling not great, relax in water Instead. Drinks awesome, but served 4 courses not 6. Relaxed checkin. Sign on beach would be helpful.
• Submitted 13 Mar 2018
This was an enjoyable, relaxing tour. I was a bit disappointed that we didn't go under sail at all. We only motored out of the harbor and back, with no sails. The five course dinner was well done - ample portions and delicious. The drinks were bottomless and there was a great variety. The wine, beer, punch were all nicely chilled. My husband has seafood allergies and he was readily accommodated. The crew was fantastic, personable, and hard-working, but the Captain seemed to be more into his cell phone than anything. He drove the boat in between texts, I guess. We were allowed a brief - but adequate - stop for snorkeling or water-play and one of the crew members paddle-boarded among us there were 29 guests on board and I think that was at capacity to assist if needed. We were never very far from land and we had an absolutely amazing sunset as we came back to anchor. Two things to be aware of: 1 The beach pick-up location is said to be at El Pescador Restaurant, but it is now closed with no signage, so we had to do a lot of asking to find out where to get picked up and 2 On board the boat, you sit on the deck on bean-bag style chairs or foam pads - no chairs or tables... so, dress totally casual.
• Submitted 10 Dec 2016
There are several sailing tours in Tamarindo. I booked the Antares because of the Gourmet food they were supposed to cook on the trip. Well, upon arrival at the meeting point we were told that they were not sailing that day and did not offer any other explanation and they sent us to one of the other tour operators as our only option. Basically we went on the same tour just on a different boat. The trip was OK, but not excellent. my main complaint is that they did not have enough food for all the people that had been boarded on the boat and they were not that many. It was the Blue Dolphin not listed on Viator. So I feel let down by the Antares tour company for dumping us on something we had not booked no matter the reason. We were not given the option we were 4 people. It was take it or lose your money. Viator should remove this company from your listings.
• Submitted 23 Jun 2017

In Brief

Tamarindo, Costa Rica
Costa Rica
5 hours
Vegetarian meal option available
Dinner included
Romantic experience, perfect for couples
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water