To the north of the Caribbean – Parismina

To the north of the Caribbean – Parismina

50 km to the northeast of Limón, this village is located at the mouth of the Río Parismina Carribean, the name that is given to the last stage of the Río Reventazón. It is famous with the sports fishermen for being an important center to capture trapan and robalo fish, the pargo, the machaca, the guapote and the mojarra. There is also fishing in the coral reef; the seasons for these fish is from January to May, whilst the Gran Róbalo season is between September to November. Although you can go fishing at any time of the year. It is also close to the extreme south of the Tortuguero National Park.

How to arrive and leave

The boats that navigate along the canals to Tortuguero pass by the south of Parismina. In Caño Blanco, where the bus arrives, it is only a few minutes away on boat to the fishing complexes. Tourists arrive via charter flights that land at the local runway.

Where to eat and sleep

Río Parismina Lodge Ph + (210) 824-4442, en USA (gratis)Tel 1-800 338 5688. E-mail: fish@riop.com www.riop.com. Single/ double 2.150/ 3.900 US$, tariffs include three fishing trips; 7 days 3.150/ 5.700 US$. It is a complex that offers all commodities and circuits to the surrounding area, and it is the best place to fish in Parismina. Within the 20 hectares there is a swimming pool, Jacuzzi and natural footpaths. The fishing packages include everything, air transport or land from San José and a night’s accommodation in a first class hotel in the capital, at the beginning or at the end of your stay.

 

Jungle Tarpón Lodge Ph + (800) 544-2261 en USA. E-mail: greatalaska@greatalaska.com www.jungletarpon.com. Fishing Packages from 1.600 US$ for three days / two nights. It is very comfortable and they specialize in small groups of ten fishermen.

 

Caribbean Expedition Lodge Tel/celular (361) 992-9614, Tel (361)215-9031, en USA. E-mail: lodge@costaricasportfishing.com www.costaricasportfishing.com. 3 day packages fishing from 1.395 US$, with a charter flight from San José.  There are six cabins.

 

How to arrive and leave

The boats that navigate along the canals to Tortuguero pass by the south of Parismina. In Caño Blanco, where the bus arrives, it is only a few minutes away on boat to the fishing complexes. Tourists arrive via charter flights that land at the local runway.