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Almaco Diving & Tours

Apdo 70-5019, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
011 (506) 8355-1948
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Type: Boat Tours, Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: Almaco's private customized boat tours are a great way to experience Costa Rica from the ocean’s...
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Type: Boat Tours, Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: Almaco's private customized boat tours are a great way to experience Costa Rica from the ocean’s point of view. For almost a decade we have been designing dynamic tours for small groups and families who want a little bit of everything while out on the water. We offer snorkeling, sport fishing, scuba diving (and instruction), surf trips (and instruction), standup paddling, sunset tours, and unforgettable full day beach barbeque tours with delicious gourmet food.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

From the moment we met our captain Mario and dive master Rolbin we knew we were in for a pleasant and relaxed day of scuba diving. We got in two dives on a beautiful day and the crew was most friendly and professional throughout the day. Sorry to see it come to an end but we can most heartily recommend... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I don't share too many reviews, but Almaco tours is an exception. Our group did many activities in Papagayo and nothing stood out like the day with Almaco. From the amazing staff the moment we got on the boat, to the wild life and water sports along the way. I couldn't have asked for a better experience, highly recommend a... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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3 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We had a great day out with Almaco and highly recommend this activity! There was 4 of us, 2 couples, and did the full day beach BBQ on the Alcyone boat. We truely could do whatever our hearts desired whenever we wanted! We started out by heading out to sea because they received word that whales were breaking the surface... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I first booked a scuba trip with Almaco, great 2 tank trip, very relaxed diving with Leo dive master and Alan (boat skipper). We organised a 6 hr trip just boat only, no scuba, a few days later and had a fabulous day. Lots of wildlife, deserted beaches. Snorkelling, stand up paddle boarding, water skiing included. Also a trip looking... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We are a large family with lots of kids...chartered Nai'a (dolphin) for a full day with beach bbq. And what a day it was! We saw dolphins and mating sea turtles within 5 minutes of leaving the shore. The crew was phenomenal, catering to both kids and adults. There were a variety of unlimited beverages on board, along with some... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Three couples did a full day trip with Almaco and we had the time of our lives! The morning started with fishing where we caught beautiful Mahi Mahi that the driver proceeded to clean and serve us fresh right on the boat - the men were in heaven! We then went to a bay for some beautiful snorkeling, relaxed on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We traveled to Costa Rica with 2 other families and booked a deluxe beach BBQ with 2 boats for our group of 14 (6 adults and 8 kids). We were picked up at Playa Ocotal for a ride around Monkey Head Island and a cruise to look for animals. We saw huge rays swimming below the surface, smaller eagle rays... More 

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Marysville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Our half day fishing charter was so memorable. We boarded a very clean boat, packed with snacks and beverages, right off the beach of our hotel (Andaz Peninsula Papagayo). My 21 & 15 year old sons had an amazing 1/2 day of fishing....red snapper was abundant! I believe they would have loved for a monster fish to bite, but overall... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

We did the full day charter last week on the Nai'a with Almaco and it was the perfect trip! We had 4 adults and 5 kids (ages 7-15) , and we were picked up at the beach at our resort, which was extremely convenient. The day started with a short trip and then the kids went tubing which they could... More 

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Richardson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

We were in Costa Rica this past week with dear friends and booked the all day boat tour with Almaco. Our boat crew included Chipopa, Jorge and Alex. They were fantastic and so knowledgeable about the area, they made us comfortable and kept us learning while having fun! We did some fishing and caught some Red Snapper and Grouper. Next,... More 

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