Cruce Aguas Abiertas Golfo Dulce
Cruce Aguas Abiertas Golfo Dulce was featured on the front cover of the June issue of Open Water Swimming Magazine published by the World Open Water Swimming Association with a photo by Tzirú Pérez
Cruce Aguas Abiertas Golfo Dulce is a three-race open water swimming competition held in Puerto Jimenez, Golfo Dulce on the Pacific Ocean side of Costa Rica. The race distances include a 1.5 km and a 5 km open water swim and a 14 km marathon swim. It is part of the 2015-2016 World Open Water Swimming Series.
Golfo Dulce is a gulf in Costa Rica, located at the South of the Province of Puntarenas. The inlet starts on the Pacific Ocean side of Costa Rica and extends slightly northward before turning west. The bay separates the Osa Peninsula from the mainland Costa Rica. In the northeast part of the gulf is the Piedras Blancas National Park (former Corcovado National Park extension), with its 14,000 hectares (35,000 acres) of protected rainforest as well as an important marine area to protect the needlefish.