Cano Island, Drake Bay

Categories: Islands, Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web
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 vacation trip planner to schedule your visit to Cano Island and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Beautiful place! If you want to clear you this place is perfect, is very remote, is totally Virgin, so it is rare to come across with more people. perfect for surfing.
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  • My wife and I are divers, and we used to live in Hawaii. We've also been diving in Fiji, Thailand, and California, so we had high expectations for our kids' first "real" snorkeling trip, and Caño isla...  read more »
  • Scuba diving in the Isla del Caño is almost a guarantee to see large animals sea like dolphins, whales, turtles, rays and sharks.
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