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Address: Centro Comercial Arena #1, Playa Flamingo 50301, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 00506 2654 6175
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 1:00 pm
Description: We are a dedicated long established group of professional divers based in...
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.
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Try Scuba!

If you haven't tried scuba, and you're in Costa Rica, take the Disocver Scuba class with Pacific Coast Dive Center. This experience will teach you the basics of scuba and provide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
ChrisKNFAM
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Whippany, New Jersey
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Whippany, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

If you haven't tried scuba, and you're in Costa Rica, take the Disocver Scuba class with Pacific Coast Dive Center. This experience will teach you the basics of scuba and provide a guide to support you on your first two dives in the beautiful Catalina Islands. The staff were absolutely amazing, and the experience was incredible. I debated for a... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My wife and I did 3 days of 2-tank dives with this company, which had its positives and negatives. POSITIVES: The divemasters were great. Very fun people to be around, and they are very very safe. They picked us up all the way in Playa Grande every morning with no extra charge, which was much appreciated. The diving was very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I am certified padi diver (rescue diver). I took a half day to dive in catallina. It was not as good as I expected. I had three discontents: - bad equipment for divers. We had 3mm suits (very very old, legs were 0 to 1 mm) for 21 degrees celsius water. Not enough ! (5 to 7 mm are recommended... More 

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

We are extremely sorry that you felt that your experience was not a good one. When the temperature of the water is cooler we offer people 2 wetsuits so that they can be more comfortable. We apologise if you had been overlooked for this on the day that you came diving. Staff are required to provide all of their own... More 

Strathmore, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Went on two of five dives already and have been treated extraordinarily well! Staff know what they are doing and serve everyone in detail! They take care of your equipment for you and are friendly and helpfull. Their main boat had a breakdown in the midst of the dive (that was not an upkeep or age issue by the way)... More 

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Washington DC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I highly recommed diving with Pacific Coast Dive Center. Another dive shop canceled on me twice and I ended up booking with Pacific Coast Dive Center at the recommendation of my hotel. They picked me up and dropped me off from Playa Grande for no extra charge. The dive master, Mauricio, and all the staff on the boat was super... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

My husband and I loved going on the snorkeling excursion. We booked it with Douglas and found him to be knowledgeable and trustworthy. Furthermore, one of the instructors, Orlando, took pictures the entire time and then emailed them to me for free! We saw a sting ray, starfish, puffer fish, etc.The entire experience was well-organized and rewarding.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We really enjoyed snorkeling with them. They took out on the ocean to 2 different spots for a 30-min snorkeling each. The first spot was particularly good - clear water, many colorful fish, and even a friendly little shark. It made my day when I turned my head at one point and found myself schooling in a group of fish... More 

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

We are glad that you enjoyed your trip with us. Its true we never know what nature will throw at us.....which is why we go! To explore!!!!! More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This diving center is great. It really does Its best to keep safety first, and the divemasters and instructors are The most friendly and openminded staff i've ever met while diving. Unfortunately, i can only give Them 3 stars. My friend and I took our Advanced course with them while staying in Tamarindo. Great pick-up service by the way. We... More 

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

We are glad that you enjoyed, on the most part, your diving and advanced course with Pacific Coast Dive Center. We are sorry that you were disappointed with some aspects of the course. The advanced course is made up of 5 dives, you have to include a deep dive and a navigation dive. The other 3 dives are electives, from... More 

Haugesund, Norway
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I booked a fun dive trip with a company and in summary everything was amazing! Communication and transport was fast, meeting very construcitve, gear was in a good state, crew very attentive. All the trip went very smooth and we felt safe all the time (8 divers 4-5 crew members per divekr. I can definitely recommend the company to everyone!... More 

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

We are so glad that you had a great time with us. Thanks for taking the time for writing us a review More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I had the chance to dive twice with Pacific Coast Dive Center and had a great experience both days. The crew and dive masters were so friendly and helpful. I had not been diving for a few years and was a bit nervous the first day. I had no reason to worry! I felt safe at all times. We saw... More 

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

We are so glad that you had a great trip with Pacific Coast. The waters can get a little chilly here but usually the staff are prepared!! Please come back soon and dive again!! More 

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