Costa Rica/Cuba North Coast - Combo Trip

During May and early June 2022, Frontier Fly Fishing will be running its annual combo trip to Costa Rica and Cuba. For saltwater fly-fishermen who have never done this trip before it is a trip like no other!

The first part of the trip gives anglers the opportunity to tangle with some of the world’s largest tarpon. Our base of operations for the Costa Rican leg of the trip is a small homestyle lodge on the banks of the Rio Colorado on the Atlantic side of Costa Rica. The fishing in the ocean is a mere ten minute boat ride from the lodge and the tarpon fishing is exceptional. Fish average 130lbs with many in the 150lb to 200lb range. The largest fish we have officially measured went 247lbs (198cm fork length and a 140cm girth). We have hooked larger fish but were unable to boat them.

The second phase of this trip embraces the north coast of Cuba. This is an exceptional fishery which we first explored in 2011. This is a sight-fishing flats’ fishery where anglers will encounter tarpon, bonefish and permit. If you’re looking for a Grand Slam then this is a destination to fulfil that dream. Some of the largest Atlantic permit we have ever seen call Cuba’s north coast their home. Accommodation is in a 5-star hotel right near the boat marina. From the marina the closest fishing is a mere ten minute boat ride away. The five skiffs are rotated around the 360 square kilometre fishing area with certain areas rested each day. This means that each skiff has an area of about 50 square kilometres each day to fish.

Leg 1 – Costa Rica

6 Fishing days

Includes: All accommodation in San Jose; Return internal transfers from San Jose to the lodge; All meals; All guiding

Excludes: All beverages at the lodge and on the boats; Guide tip; Lodge staff tip; International airfare. COVID tests and insurance

Leg 2 – Cuba North Coast

6 Fishing days

Includes: All accommodation in Havana; Return internal transfers from Havana to Cayo Romano; All meals; All beverages; All guiding

Excludes: Guide tip; International airfare; COVID tests and insurance.

2022 Dates are Fully Booked

Please contact us for 2023 enquiries.


  • Combo Trip – $10,800.00 estimated (12 Full days’ fishing)
  • Costa Rica leg only – $4,650.00 estimated (6 Full days’ fishing)
  • Cuba leg only – $6,150.00 estimated (6 Full days’ fishing)

Costa Rica Tarpon Images

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Cuban North Coast Images

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