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Pacific Coast Dive Center

Centro Comercial Arena #1, Playa Flamingo 50301, Costa Rica
00506 2654 6175
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Ranked #14 of 33 Activities in Playa Flamingo
Type: Water sports
Owner description: We are a dedicated long established group of professional divers based in Flamingo, providing full diving equipment, guided dives, dive experiences... more » Owner description: We are a dedicated long established group of professional divers based in Flamingo, providing full diving equipment, guided dives, dive experiences (no experience necessary),dive courses and scenic transfers to and from your accomodation.We are happy to provide you with the largest diving boat in the area, so come and enjoy a unique experience with our team. « less
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma U.S.A.
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

My husband and I just spent two days diving with Pacific Coast Dive Center. These gentlemen are the best in every single way. They have everything very well organized, on-time and are very professional. They do absolutely everything for you before, during and after the dive. Everyone is assigned a task and they all work together well to make the... More

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michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

i did 2 dives with pacific coast and enjoyed it very much. Everything was excellent including all equipment and the boat. Dive master was very informative. Only suggestion would be to take equipment from divers while still in the water as it makes it easier for us older divers to get back in the boat. All in all, a first... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

My brother and I both went on our first dive and we were thrilled with the experience! We were lucky enough to have Julian as our instructor. He was very patient and calm with us and especially me as I was quite nervous. His guidance in the water put me greatly at ease. The crew on the boat were very... More

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San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We went on two separate dives with Pacific Coast Dive Center in July and both were fantastic! The day before our dive Mauricio came by our house (he happened to live close to our rental) to introduce himself and confirm the pick up time. What exceptional service. He arrived on time, drove us to the dive center and led one... More

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Scott, Louisiana
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I want to be as fair as possible to Pacific Coast Divers but also very CLEAR for those who read my reviews, so that they can make better decisions in snorkeling. I only wish I'd have read reviews and asked more questions but I let our travel agency make all of our reservations. With this said, my review is strictly... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Catalina Islands is a great place to dive and the pacific costa rica dive center has a great boat and professional crew. We saw a water snake, a manta, white tip sharks, morraines, turtles and tons of different fishes... all great...some things to improve: 1) they should not leave after the dives without proper checking that everyone is onboard, happenend... More

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Pacific Coast D, Instructora at Pacific Coast Dive Center, responded to this review

We are glad that you had a great time whilst diving with us, thankyou for your feedback. Nobody enter the waters with us unless they are with a guide, yes we do have a sign in sheet (a visual reference for everyone that we are paying attention), but every guide comes back with their specified group so we know if... More

Alajuela
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

These guys are very professional! 100% recommended!!! They picked us up at the hotel, then gave clear instrucctions, we saw wonderfull things while snorkeling... Amazing!

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Pacific Coast D, Instructora at Pacific Coast Dive Center, responded to this review

Thanks for writing us a review, we are glad you had a wonderful time with us!! Pura Vida More

Smithfield, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I became a certified diver with Hana. She made me feel at ease and that I was being trained by a very competent person who loves to laugh and have a good time throughout the training. The rest of the staff is just as incredible!! They are all very professional and make sure the clients have everything that is needed.... More

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Pacific Coast D, Instructora at Pacific Coast Dive Center, responded to this review

Welcome to the world of scuba diving! Congratulations on your certification! We hope you dont leave it too long until you dive again! Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. Pura Vida More

Raleigh, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We booked a snorkel trip with Pacific Coast Dive Center and had a couple of first time snorkelers with us. We all had our own snorkel equipment and they provided flotation devices for our weaker swimmers. They went over the basics of hand signs, techniques and safety as we went out to the snorkel spot. As soon as I went... More

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Pacific Coast D, Instructora at Pacific Coast Dive Center, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review. Unfortunately the Pacific Ocean is very changeable and we dont always have ´perfect conditions´so we appreciate you not faulting us for that! Sometimes it is difficult when we have such a mixed group of people to take on an activity but we try to make everyone as comfortable as possible.... More

San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

When everything is fine it's easy to provide good service. I believe the real test is "Can that professionalism be maintained under pressure..." Pacific Coast Dive Center in Playa Flamingo came up ace's! My first of two tanks my reg started blowing air just as I started descending Manuel was at my side almost as quickly as I discovered my... More

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Pacific Coast D, Instructora at Pacific Coast Dive Center, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are glad you had a great time with our company and hope you come back again one day! More

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