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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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Rich Coast Diving is *THE ONLY* company to go with if you are looking to dive in the area of Playa del Coco. From the first day my dive buddy and I walked in, we felt welcomed and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Rockwall, Texas
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Rockwall, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Rich Coast Diving is *THE ONLY* company to go with if you are looking to dive in the area of Playa del Coco. From the first day my dive buddy and I walked in, we felt welcomed and a great positive energy flowed from Brenda and Martin, all the DI's, the Boat Captains, and DM interns. They were fun to... More 

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Huntingtown, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

While the family stayed in Ocotal, I decided (was allowed) to sneak off for a few days of diving. I initially booked with Rich Coast because they are a PADI TEC shop, and thus I felt were probably more conducive to me doing sidemount. The shop was easy to find and well organized. Staff was very courteous and assisted in... More 

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Conifer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

First of all, I can not praise Brenda and her staff enough for going above and beyond in customer service. I shared many an email with she and Martha, to secure our dive trip plans this past June. Martha, a huge kudos to you, for helping us find our accomodations. Tricky when the proprty names change and don't show up... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Great diving center, with knowledgeable staff and good equipment. We went out on a two dive trip, and we were very happy with the trip. They have a quite big diving boat. We rented everything, and didn't even have to carry the equipment to the boat or clean it afterwards.

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I did 3 days of diving with Rich Coast. The first day of local dives was very good, the second day not so exciting, but you get that sometimes. The third day I went to the Bat Islands and that was awesome. Diving with Bull sharks and then at an underwater pinnacle with loads of fish and rays was amazing.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The day I started talking to the shop my experience just keep getting better. Every step of my trip was detailed and I had the best time of my life. The shop was very professional and the boats were all up to par unlike some floating bath tubs I have encountered. The dive masters were great ,fun, outgoing and gave... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

If you dive anywhere in Costa Rica, Rich Coast Diving is the place to go. This was my first trip to Costa Rica so I tried different operators on several dives. With nothing but good things to say about the others, I went back to Rich Coast and will never again use anyone else when in Costa Rica. Everyone I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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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Houston, Texas
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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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