Calypso took the first ever tour to beautiful Tortuga Island on January 5, 1975 and since then has escorted almost 1 million happy tourists on the cruise Calypso made world famous. Known for consistent quality and unparalled service has been the reason Calypso remains the ORIGINAL and most popular tour in Costa Rica for more than 40 years.
The founders of Calypso Cruises oversee the tiniest details ensuring everything it takes to make a cruise with Calypso memorable and a must do when visiting Costa Rica.
What makes Calypso so special: A wonderful day at the beautiful white sand beach of Tortuga Island, riding on the world class yacht catamaran Manta Raya, enjoying gourmet dining featured in Gourmet Magazine; our passengers get to enjoy a cruising experience UNIQUE TO CALYPSO CRUISES.
In the afternoon, Calypso’s Captain will cruise past many of the islands in the Gulf of Nicoya, taking a different route back to port; important to not only foreign travelers to see and learn more of Costa Rica’s history but also for national tourism and those who want to see up close, maybe for the first time, the beautiful and protected uninhabited islands and bird sanctuaries in the Gulf of Nicoya accessible only by water. This makes Calypso unique, combining the Tortuga Island Cruise with a Tour of Discovery.
A four course gourmet lunch is served on tables each set with white linen under the shade of umbrellas Live music, Marimba Trio (the musical instrument unique to Costa Rica).
Unlimited soft drinks and fruit juice, beach chairs, hammocks, volley ball court and slack line.
Calypso’s Bar serves tropical drink favorites at reasonable prices on board Manta Raya and at Tortuga Island.
OUR OF DISCOVERY – An afternoon cruise of exploration around 7 islands in the Gulf of Nicoya
‘Snap Shots’ of our passengers are taken during the day and posted on Calypso’s websites & Facebook with easy download
9 Hours Tour
Pick up time
Depends on location
Comfortable bus transportation with A/C
Typical Costa Rican breakfast served in Calypso’s restaurant
Cruise onboard Calypso’s catamaran Manta Raya in ONLY 90 minutes
Delicious tropical fruits served on board Manta Raya
Banana Boat ride
Guaranteed 5 HOURS on Tortuga Island
Calypso’s bathrooms – Private for our passengers only
What to bring
Bathing suit or shorts
Sunblock and hat
Tight fitting hat
Light weight long sleeved shirt
Extra Cash for: alcoholic beverages, optional tours, souvenirs, tips.