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B.R. Caño Island

Caño Island is located on Puntarenas Province, approximately 17 km off the coast of Drake Bay, Osa Peninsula. There are 5 coral reefs surrounding the island, and the ecosystems around the area are some of the healthiest and best preserved of Costa Rica Pacific zone. The Biological Reserve Caño Island offers the best snorkeling and dive spots on the Pacific Coast. It is also the home of large sea mammals (Dolphins and Whales) that migrate from both hemispheres in order to mate in warmer waters. The best months for whale watching tours are August to October and December to March. Tours can be planned from Playa Dominical, Uvita, Sierpe, and Drake Bay.

How to get here

To visit the Biological Reserve Caño Island can be access from Bahia Drake. The island is located around twelve miles west of Bahi Drake and the boat ride is around 25 minutes depending of the type of boat used. There are many tours that leave from Puerto Jimenez and Bahia Drake.

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