Cano Island, Drake Bay

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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 tour itinerary website to schedule your visit to Cano Island and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We had 2 great days of scuba diving around the island. The visibility was excellent for both days. The island is a short ride from Drake bay we big chance to see dolphins on the way. Just snorkeling l...  more »
  • We have visited the island between two dives spending there our interval time. The place is very nice with beautiful beaches.  more »
  • Wonderful cruise in the mangrove then passage in the Pacific until Isla Del Cano accompanied by dolphins (do not wait the whales, only from October to December). Beautiful snorkelling, multiple fish, turtle and reef sharks. Organizer: La perla Del Sur.
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