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Rich Coast Diving

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Address: Calle Central | Main Street, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 26700176
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Description: The only PADI 5* CDC center in Costa Rica .We take you diving to encounter...
The only PADI 5* CDC center in Costa Rica .We take you diving to encounter sharks, rays and of course the famous Catalina islands to swim with the giant mantas and the to safe the best for last...Bat islands to seek the adrenaline of the bull sharks encounters!We take our courses serious combined with fun and lots of dives. Join us for any course and we will make sure you feel at home here in Costa Rica where the diving is pristine!
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Professional, fun and safe dive shop

We dove for four days with Rich Coast. They were very accommodating. We have two Junior Open Water divers who needed to take a short refresher course before diving, and they took... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We dove for four days with Rich Coast. They were very accommodating. We have two Junior Open Water divers who needed to take a short refresher course before diving, and they took care of them right away when we got to our first dive site. They also made sure that each site would be fun for all of us (my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was our first trip to Costa Rica. Barbara at Rich Coast Diving arranged and book all our diving. They have a great shop that is well equipped. Good rental units. Very nice dive boats and a friendly staff to top it all off. Highly recommended!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Everyone was super nice and they took really good care of us and our equipment. Our first dive was at a wreck with about 5 or 6 white tip reef sharks which was really cool. The second dive at a place called estudiantes or "students" in english, which was full of sea life: octopi, reef sharks, eels, nudi branches, tons... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I recently got PADI open water certification from Rich Coast. From the classroom, to the pool, to the ocean, the process was very thorough! Our divemaster was actually one of the owners of the shop, Martin. He is really a passionate diver and cares about sharing his knowledge. His wife Brenda, the other owner, was also super... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

I tried R&D at the advice of our host in Playa Hermosa and have to say, I could not have been much happier. I'm a divemaster worth well over 120 dives and found this to be a great passion considering the size. The whole crew was friendly from shop operations to divemaster trainees. Everyone worked to efficiently and safely to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Rich Coast Diving gave us a wonderful diving trip that we'll forever remember! We were both fairly green to diving (as in this was only our like second dive trip) and they were awesome. We both felt comfortable and not rushed the entire time. There was a full team of folks to help make our dive great. The staff was... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Brenda at Rich Coast arranged the hotel as well as the diving at her shop. Barbara the chief instructor really knows what she is doing. Reminded me of a mother with us divers being her children. She gave us the briefing and then took care of us in the water and on the boat. She is more than professional. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I just had 3 amazing days diving with Rich Coast. They had all you need for a perfect diving tour in my opinion: big and clean boats, equipment in good shape, friendly and helpfull staff. Our guide Barbara was excellent, making every effort to make our dives a good experience and showing us all the details of that underwater paradise.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I was lucky enough to do my open water and advance with RCD this past week. The team were amazing and I felt completely comfortable and confident in the water! Thanks for a great week! I hope to be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I got certified here last week. Owner and instructors are all friendly and knowledgeable - that really makes you feel you're in good hands. Very accommodating and patient. I really enjoyed having them teach me.

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Address: Calle Central | Main Street, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 26700176
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm

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