From Jaco: Bioluminiscence Boat Tour with BBQ & Drinks

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Discover the wonders of one of Costa Rica’s bioluminescent bays on a guided boat tour with a hotel transfer from Jaco. Take in the sunset and travel to Santa Elena Beach for a delicious BBQ dinner.


  • Feel the wind on your face as you navigate around the Jaco area
  • Admire the beauty of the local landscape and watch the sunset
  • Marvel at millions of glowing plankton and learn all about them
  • Jump off the boat for a swim in bioluminescent water at night
  • Unwind after your tour and enjoy a delicious BBQ dinner on the beach


Begin your journey with a hotel transfer from Jaco and climb aboard the boat to set sail well before sunset. Navigate around the area and, as the night grows dark, get ready for a personal encounter with the bioluminescence phenomenon and see millions of glowing plankton. Discover how the microscopic plankton produce natural light at the touch of your hand. Explore these organisms up close, learn about them from your guide, and even go for a night swim. After your boat trip, relax on the beach with a BBQ dinner, then enjoy a return transfer to your Jaco accommodation.


Hotel pickup and drop-off Boat tour Guide Snacks Water BBQ dinner Soft drinks Coffee or hot chocolate

Important Information

  • The tour may be canceled due to bad weather conditions.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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