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Orca Whales

Orca Whales

Orca whales live in the waters on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, and are occasionally seen near Montezuma. Offering a wide range of activities in a sublime ambience, Montezuma has become a booming hot spot for aquatic and land sports, wildlife viewing, leisurely retreats and a lot more. Scuba diving and snorkeling are enjoyed […]

Pilot Whales

Pilot Whales

Along with countless marine creatures such as white-tip reef sharks, octopuses, fish, eels, nudibranchs and rays, there are plenty of cetaceans in the ocean bordering Montezuma, and pilot whales are one of them.

False Killer Whales

False Killer Whales

Sublime landscapes, dense rain forests, beautiful waterfalls and a large variety of wildlife define Montezuma. Scuba diving, snorkeling and surfing are its main pursuit. The coastal waters of Montezuma are profuse with fascinating marine animals; many of those are different kinds of cetaceans. The false killer whales, also known as Pseudocra Crassidens, are third largest […]

Humpback Whales

Humpback Whales

  Humpback whales are frequently sighted in Montezuma, a serene sultry town in Costa Rica and other nearby regions. Humpback whale, also known as Megaptera novaeangliae, is a kind of baleen whale. Acknowledged as one of the largest cetaceans and rorquals, it reaches a height of 12 to 16 meters. It weighs an approximate of […]

Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Many people ask me about whales… where are they, how can we see them, what time of year, etc? Costa Rica is famous for whales, and there are many species that come here seasonally, to have their babies in its protected bays and coves. Humpback Whales The most common type of whale that you may […]

Great Stuff

Clandestina Restaurant

  My new favorite restaurant, Clandestina is not to be missed by food lovers staying anywhere near to Montezuma. Established in March 2015, Clandestina is the new kid on the block. The Oregon/Tico collaboration is a winner among locals and travelers alike, with artisan craft beers, made onsite by Butterfly Brewing Co. and delicious, exciting […]

Montezuma Social