Cahuita Park | Private Snorkeling at Vargas side of Cahuita


The private snorkeling – Puerto Viejo snorkeling – is at the Vargas site of the Cahuita National Marine Park. This part of the reef is less known but has astonishing reefs and is even more unaffected by the environment. It belongs to the east side of the Marine Park of Cahuita National Park.

We make 2 or 3 snorkeling dives from here for about 40 minutes. Afterward, you can enjoy the hike at the Puerto Vargas site of Cahuita National Park.

The price includes snorkeling equipment, a professional and experienced private snorkeling and park guide, and fresh fruits, and includes the entree fees [obligated entrance fees at the ranger station of the Vargas Entrance of the Marine Reef].

Note: the minimum amount of people of this tour is 4 persons. If your group exists of 2 or 3 people, please add 1 extra person, in the number counter!

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Puerto Viejo Snorkeling: the best private snorkeling in Cahuita occurs at the Vargas site within the protected reef area of Cahuita National Park’s Marine Park. It’s a guided experience led by officially licensed snorkeling tour guides, and it offers access to breathtaking coral reefs.

Cahuita snorkeling at the Vargas site, conveniently located near Puerto Viejo and accessible by bus, is renowned as one of the finest snorkeling experiences in Costa Rica. Here, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in the captivating marine life of the Cahuita National Park’s Reef at Puerto Vargas Marine Park.

Pricing includes obligated entrance to be paid at the ranger station of Puerto Vargas and fresh fruits.

This reef is regarded as one of the most picturesque in Costa Rica, boasting a rich tapestry of over 35 coral varieties, more than 100 species of tropical fish, and the occasional presence of turtles, dolphins, and upon a while some sharks.

More Information

Additional information

Minimum Group Size [Adults]


Fresh Fruits

Included in Tour Price.

What is Included

The use of snorkeling gear, fresh fruit, and a true local, experienced tour guide.

What to Bring with You

Swimsuit, sunscreen, water, towel, easy shoes.

Time and Duration

The duration of the Private Snorkeling tour is approximately 4.5 hours.

Meeting Point

The parking lot at the Entrance of Puerto Vargas – just before the Puerto Vargas Ranger Station. The bus from Cahuita and Puerto viejo stops at this meeting point.

Sales Tax

The price is excluded Costa Rica IVA 13% sales tax.

Cancellation Policy

See our Terms and Conditions.

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