Costa Rica

The Zancudo Lodge

The #1 Rated Costa Rica Fishing Lodge and Resort

Experience Costa Rica Fishing at The Zancudo Lodge

Enjoy world class inshore and offshore Costa Rica fishing in one of the world’s most amazing sport fishing destinations. Surrounded by the beauty of Costa Rican wildlife and our private beach, the Zancudo Lodge offers our guests the ultimate setting to pursue target fishing species such as marlin, sailfish, dorado, yellowfin tuna, wahoo, roosterfish, cubera snapper and more .

On our property guests will  discover the ocean front Gamefisher Restaurant, beautiful tropical gardens, our open air lodge, a salt water filtered pool and palapa lounge area, 2 beachfront lounge areas and miles of exotic beach bordering the legendary Golfo Dulce.

Enjoy our private fleet of 32′ Contenders and top-of-the-line gear at Costa Rica’s #1 rated sport fishing lodge and resort.

Unrivaled Amenities

Our Fishing Lodge

Our Costa Rica fishing lodge is a beachfront property, ideally bordered by the Pacific waters on the west and the Sabalo River on the east. Surrounded by the beauty of Costa Rican wildlife and foliage, our guests will enjoy the picturesque scenery from the pool or from the multitude of lounge areas including our open air gourmet restaurant. Stretching for miles and miles, our private Zancudo beach offers the perfect tropical setting for a massage or pure tranquil relaxation. Our elegant and timeless accommodations consist of fully amenitized rooms and suites including twice daily housekeeping services. Doors open December 2022.

Ocean to Plate

Our Cuisine

After a day of fishing in Costa Rica, prepare your palate for an unbelievable dining experience in our world famous Gamefisher Restaurant. Our culinary creations are inspired by nature and thoughtfully blend native flavors with tasteful sophistication.

The Ultimate Fishing Adventure

Costa Rica Fishing

The Zancudo Lodge, where over 70 IGFA records have been set, is world renowned for its inshore and offshore sport fishing action. We will be more than happy to customize a fishing package to suit any angler’s desire, from inshore to offshore to fishing the river banks. We strive to offer anglers the best possible fishing experience. From our 32′ Contenders to our carefully selected fishing gear and pro captains, you’ll experience one of the finest fishing operations in Central America and the world. Read fishing reports and updates here.

Elegance and Comfort

Our Rooms

At The Zancudo Lodge, you’ll enjoy all the comforts and amenities of a five star resort. With a nod to relaxed Costa Rican living, our accommodations exude traditional comfort. We offer guests upscale accommodations including Standard Rooms, Junior, and Master Suites. After a day of fishing in Costa Rica prepare yourself to relax and enjoy  all the amenities of a five star resort.

Experience Costa Rica

Costa Rica Tours

Spectacular sport fishing is just the beginning! Our lodge is located on the edge of one of the world’s most biologically diverse regions and sits between two famous surfing destinations. The legendary Pavones is just next to us and features the world’s second longest left hand break. We offer countless adventures including hiking, waterfall rappelling, zip-lining, animal sanctuary, snorkeling and much more. These activities are a perfect way to explore Costa Rica’s culture and biodiversity on your non-fishing days.

The Adventure Starts Now

Getting Here

Arriving at our resort is an adventure in itself. You’ll fly over pristine rainforest covered mountains to the cobalt blue waters of Costa Rica’s South Pacific coast. Included in our ultimate fishing package is a complete domestic transfer package arranged exclusively for our guests. The Lodge is situated in the southern zone of Costa Rica and can be reached via a 50 minute scenic local flight or private ground transportation from San Jose.


Read verified reviews from serious anglers who have visited our lodge and have experienced the best in fishing and adventure at The Zancudo Lodge. We’re sure you’ll be leaving your own five star review after experiencing the ultimate fishing adventure in Costa Rica.

certificate of excellence

The #1 Rated Costa Rica Fishing Lodge and Resort. Pro anglers and first time anglers alike have chosen The Zancudo Lodge as Costa Rica’s top fishing destination. From luxurious accommodations to the best captains, boats and gear – learn why we’re the best option for you!

Costa Rica Fishing Conservation

We are dedicated to billfish conservation and work closely with groups like Gray Taxidermy and FECOP. We release all billfish and often aid in satellite tagging to help with billfish research. Enjoy your Costa Rica fishing vacation knowing you are contributing to ongoing conservation efforts.

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