Malpais, Costa Rica
Rocky coastline, beautiful beaches, impressive surf… just waiting for you in Malpais!
You’ll find Malpais, Costa Rica on the western coast of the country, on the southernmost tip of the Nicoya Peninsula. For years we’ve brought visitors and locals alike to these beautiful waters to enjoy the views and experience the Nicoya Peninsula, teeming with life and perfect for charter fishing.
Join us on the waters of Malpais for inshore and offshore charter fishing as well as whale watching when in season!
About Malpais, Costa Rica
Malpais means “bad country” but in reality, this part of the world is nothing of the sort. In fact, it’s a little slice of paradise. When fishing in Malpais, Costa Rica you’ll be treated to views of our untouched rocky beaches with a few sand bars here and there. Whether you're fishing inshore or offshore, you’ll notice our coasts have an impressive surf, which explains why Malpais is so popular among surfers of all skill levels.
It isn’t hard to see that Malpais and the Nicoya Peninsula are teeming with marine life. Isla Blanco is visible from shore and is home to nesting frigate birds. You may also see dolphins, sting rays, sea turtles and, when they’re in season, humpback whales passing through Costa Rican waters as they migrate each season.
We offer whale watching tours during peak migration times including December through March, and August through December!
Malpais, Costa Rica Fishing
Our charter fishing trips are ideal for individuals of all skill and experience levels. You can count on a safe, memorable experience with Orca Fishing Club, whether you’re fishing inshore or offshore in deeper waters.
Inshore: Fishing in waters up to 50 feet deep, you may catch Mackerel, Red Snappers, Mahi Mahi, or Grouper.
Offshore: In deeper waters, you’ll try for bigger catches like Sailfish, Marlin, Yellowfin tuna, and more.
Some of our Malpais, Costa Rica charter fishing clients love to keep their catch and prepare it on the grill later on for dinner. But if that doesn’t sound like you, no worries -- we encourage catch and release!
The waters of Malpais, Costa Rica are a part of the Pacific Ocean full of diverse marine life, making them ideal for your next charter fishing trip.
Malpais Charter Fishing Charter: What to Expect
With Orca Fishing Club, you can count on exceptional service and a safe, rewarding charter fishing excursion.
You’ll be guided by one of our experienced captains in our 25’ center console sport fishing boat with a reliable 140 horsepower outboard motor that’ll take you to speeds of up to 28 knots!
Our boat is equipped with radios, GPS, and fish finders, and we can accommodate you with shade from the sun, outriggers, as well as music/stereo capabilities to make your time on the water a wonderful memory.