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Address: Beside Bamboo Yoga, Dominical 21255, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 8319 5392
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Description: Diving and Surf School, Tours to Cano Island and Whales Tale Marine...
Diving and Surf School, Tours to Cano Island and Whales Tale Marine Reserve. Padi Diving Courses, Surf School and Surf Board Rentals. Waterfall Tours, Whitewater Rafting tours and Adventure Guide School for Diving, Surfing and Whitewater Rafting.
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Best Snorkeling Ever!

This was the best snorkeling experience we have ever had. We had a group of 22 so the Company provided two boats. We departed at the same time and had the time of our lives... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We had booked a dive tour with this company and everything was going all right until our way back. There was an abandoned boat drifting and the guide, Roberto, decided to claim it and tug it. This caused our boat to slow down considerably which made the way back a lot longer. We complained to Roberto who was very belligerent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was the best snorkeling experience we have ever had. We had a group of 22 so the Company provided two boats. We departed at the same time and had the time of our lives. Yes, the boat trip to Cano Island is a little long, about an hour or so and a bit bumpy but WELL worth it! The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We had an amazing time getting our open water certification! My son is only 10 so we did our pool dives and book work in the states. I was a little nervous when we got there but Marta was so sweet she put me at ease immediately. Marta dove with us on all 4 dives walking us through the process... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

On Thursday March 5th - The trip started out with a bang from Costa Rica Dive and Surf as they said "Welcome to our office!" It was a group of 5 adults plus 2 small children along with the crew of Costa Rica Dive and Surf in a boat heading out on the warm blue Pacific towards Canos Island. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

7 of us went on a day trip with these guys to Isla de Canos. We left from Uvita at about 8am returning at around 2:30pm. Some of us dived the reef others just snorkelled. First of all its a great boat with a big engine (250hp) so you cover the ground really quickly. The dive was very well led,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I think the early negative reviews were in a different phase of the school's life and bore absolutely no relation to our experience. The only reason it isn't five stars is we rung up a couple of times, but could only speak to the surf instructors who couldn't give us the info we needed. Not a deal breaker, we still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The crew at Costa Rica Dive and Surf are the absolute BEST! I made a mistake in the scheduling of my sons' certification work. Missed the pool time by a day. Miguel was amazingly accommodating and after a few minutes we had the schedule issue resolved and even managed to squeeze in a surf lesson for 5 people. The night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

The covered boat was great to have as even a half day snorkel can be a lot of sun. For $60 a person this is a great value - we did 2 snorkels and a good deal of touring. The guides and captain were fun and very professional and competent. They knew where to go to see fish based on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Professional and relaxing. Good equipment and decent lunch. Connecting customers via social media (to carpool or other travel tips) for early dives is perhaps a tip (for non-Dominical customers). A great experience thoug!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I dive with these guys every time I go down and have never been disappointed. The first time was with my brother getting him certified and then a great dive at Cano the following day. The short ride to Uvita is much better than the other operations who take you via the river. It's much faster getting there and ensures... More 

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Address: Beside Bamboo Yoga, Dominical 21255, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 8319 5392
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical

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