Immerse yourself in the crystal-clear, cobalt blue waters surrounding Caño Island Biological Marine Reserve. Here, you’ll discover an underwater paradise of brilliantly colored coral and volcanic rock formations that are home to an array of vibrantly colored tropical fish.
Our PADI dive instructors and dive masters cater to divers of all levels – beginners, intermediates, and advanced – offering unforgettable ocean adventures. Let our experienced dive team provide you with the ultimate diving experience in Costa Rica.
Located 13 miles off the coast of Drake Bay and the Osa Peninsula, Caño Island boasts clear and vibrant tropical waters, volcanic rock formations, canyons, and pinnacles adorned with colorful hard and soft coral, making it a diver’s paradise.
The island is home to an abundance of marine life year-round, from colorful reef and pelagic fish to schools of whitetip reef sharks, nurse sharks, and whale sharks. You’ll also encounter a variety of rays, including manta rays, eagle rays, mobula rays, cow rays, and more, as well as several species of sea turtles. Exploring the rock formations, you may spot a diverse range of creatures such as blennies, frogfish, harlequin shrimp (clown shrimp), different species of eels, and even the elusive octopus that inhabit the waters around Caño Island. Massive schools of barracuda, horse-eye jacks, milkfish, as well as vibrant groups of grunts, snappers, and Porkfish, along with an assortment of tropical fish like damselfish, wrasse, king angelfish, Moorish idols, and many others are waiting to be discovered.
Picolina Tours is ready to guide you into this warm water paradise