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Address: Flamingo Marina Resort, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 88777420
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Description: AQUACENTER DIVING retails and operates as a full service Resort Dive...
AQUACENTER DIVING retails and operates as a full service Resort Dive Center with regularly scheduled trips, dive packages, introductory courses, and a complete line of certification training programs. The scuba center is located in Guanacaste, close to the beach, next to the Flamingo Marina and just minutes away from guest accommodations. As a dive operator of an international dive destination, we provide dive quality, qualified staff, convenient diving and excellent customer service.
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Great, Safe and Affordable Dives

I did the morning two tank dive in the Catalinas. Our diving instructor, Juan was phenomenal. It had been a while since my last dive, but Juan did a great job getting me back out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I did the morning two tank dive in the Catalinas. Our diving instructor, Juan was phenomenal. It had been a while since my last dive, but Juan did a great job getting me back out there. Visibility was good, not Cozumel good, but it was a lot better than I anticipated. The currents weren't bad at all, the dive was... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I hadn't been diving in 10 years and got quite panicked at first entry. The dive master 'Risky' was awesome in calming me down and led two excellent dives. Very easy trip, decent visibility, and plenty of fish to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a tiny shop running out of two garage bays. No frills here but they get you in the water. I took a few trips with them. The experience will vary by divemaster. Risky was by far the best that I dove with. Visibility was ok and we saw sharks, rays, big morays, occasional spotted eagle rays and tons... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Had a great time with Risky and Aquacenter last week. Risky is the man and will put you in places to see some awesome fish. We got really lucky and saw a box fish so if your headed that way in the next few day be on the lookout. Thanks for everything Risky...your the MAN!! Thomas & Erica

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Sundre, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Juan was a great dive master and tour guide. Visibility was not that great but the a,punt of fish was extrordinary. The dive boat was awesome and well equipped and everyone was very helpful. Total number of divers on the boat....the two of us and two free divers ...We saw white tip sharks, fish balls of jacks, a sea horse... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

The two weeks I spent being certified at aquacenter were perfect! I loved the staff, especially my instructor Joe! It was so fun to have an instructor that made me feel well cared for while being certified/diving. Because of the high safety standards while diving Joe made sure that I was prepared for anything and knew proper safety protocol that... More 

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Lakewood, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

New divers, open water certified in Utah in Dec. 2013. Told Carolyna, the divemaster this, and that my girlfriend had a temporary tooth filling and possibly would not be able to dive. Also warned divemaster that in spite of being very comfortable in the water, I use a lot of air. We were assured that we would go by the... More 

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Niagara Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

For those who don't know this is the dive center attached to the Playa Flamingo Resort & Hotel. We checked out a few different dive centers around and decided to go with this one as it was the most convenient as we were staying at the hotel. First off I guess during the time of year we were there (Feb.)... More 

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Leslie, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Having just returned from Costa Rica I wanted to post what a great time I had diving with Aquacenter. Professional, attentive, personal, as well as being just a great group of individuals. I did 10 dives last week and each one was great, though I must say 10 sharks, a manta ray, a huge turtle and eagle rays in 1... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I completed the PADI open water dive certification at Aquacenter, under the excellent tutelage of Risky. His professionalism and expertise provided a valuable learning experience, and although his name suggests otherwise, he took great care of me (especially when I was green with seasickness), and was always safe 😊 Both Risky and Alejandro know the area well, and are able... More 

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