We offer a variety of snorkeling options to fit everyone’s budget. The beautiful Gulf of Papagayo offers year-round surprises for those who wish to stay above the water. With good visibility, snorkellers can see many different types of reef fish, moray eels, octopus, and even seahorses. If the small creatures aren't enough for you, your lucky day might just consist of snorkeling with turtles, manta rays, dolphins, or whale sharks!
Custom Motor Boat Tour– The tour boat is a 27 ft, 8 passenger custom designed skiff with a quiet 4 stroke engines that will take you to secluded beaches quickly & comfortably. They will customize the tour to fit your needs. they offer complete diving packages, snorkeling, reef fishing and water skiing (conditions permitting) They will even include a gourmet beach BBQ complete with linens, china and silverware. They offer an edited DVD of your day in the sun. The tours are private, meaning you and yours will be the only ones on the boat. Almaco tours don't stop with snorkeling. Within a 30-minute radius of the beach they will happily take you around in search of playful surface creatures. Depending on the season you are able to see mating sea turtles, countless curious dolphins, massive humpback whales with their calves, and again, the impressive whaleshark. If you want a fun water based tour this is the one.
Don Bosco- A great Sail/Snorkel tour is the 65ft sail yacht the "Don Bosco". The crew of the Don Bosco will take you up to Huevos Beach, a secluded cove with caves to explore and great snorkeling. While you are enjoying the beach the crew is busy preparing a fantastic gourmet BBQ lunch for you with all the trimmings. The tour includes all equipment, beach toys, an open bar featuring the Don Bosco's world famous Fruit Punch. They do have a 10 passenger minimun, but we can contact them to see if they have other guests going out.
The Sea Bird- New to the Coco area is the Sea Bird, they go out almost every day and only require a minimum of 4 passengers. For couples we can call ahead and see if they have a sail going out that you can join. Included in the tour the Sea Bird offers an open bar, non alcoholic beverages, snacks and snorkel equipment.
Motor Snorkel Tours– 3 hour tour in a 28ft covered panga, snorkel equipment fruit & beverages are included.
Snorkeling– from the beach – the north end of Coco and the north end of Ocotal are great for snorkeling from the beach. Snorkel gear can be rented from any of the dive shops for $15 per day.