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Address: Calle Central | Main Street, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 26700176
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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Great experience!

I can recommend this place to everyone! Good equipment and also very friendly people. The diving spots are great, a lot of nice fish!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Lion v
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I can recommend this place to everyone! Good equipment and also very friendly people. The diving spots are great, a lot of nice fish!

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Zulte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A perfect diving dat with 3 dives. Our youngest daughter could not join all 3 dives because of ear problems but only the dives that she joined were charged. Our 8y old son was very well guided for snorkeling.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time diving with Michael & Carlos. Although we are experienced divers, they were able to point out many things we probably wouldn't have seen on our own. We stayed in Tamarindo, so it was a 1 hr ride to the shop but well worth it. Equipment in good condition, great dive masters, good visibility and a fun... More 

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Brighton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a bit of time before my trip to Costa Rica researching dive operators but you can’t tell much from a website. So on our first morning we went around Playas del Coco, visiting the dive shops and then spent time on the beach watching the boats come in and seeing how the divers and equipment were handled. Rich... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rich Coast Diving has been my diving spot for the last few years. The staff there is amazing. They are extremely knowledgeable, professional, accommodating, and fun to be around. All of my experiences there were amazing. Calem, Jake, Bose, Mike, Carlos, Brenda, Martin and the girls, and all the captains always made us feel at home and like part of... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a holiday in Costa Rica because of this dive centre, and not vice versa. Strange perhaps, but turned out to be a very good decision. I should say at the start that I'm a bit fussy. I used to be a PADI SCUBA Instructor and I'm still an avid diver. My son (age 16) is also enthusiastic about... More 

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Wow Ron, I am almost blushing ( almost) haha Thanks for this elaborate review and most of all thanks for my morning coffee's :) More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time with Rich Coast diving! We both completed our advanced course. Our instructor Michael was absolutely a great teacher and a lot of fun. In fact all the staff members were amazing. Our special thanks to Jake, for having a laugh at all our dives. We promise we will never bite sharks and we hope you... More 

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Grobbendonk, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice staff, professional behavior before, during and after the dives. Equipment is in good shape and every problem gets solved quickly. We liked the small dive groups and knowledgeable guides/instructors. We dived with Callum 4 times, and enjoyed all the dives. Although we were unlucky with the poor visibility, he always managed to find something to keep the dives... More 

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Patchogue, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed our family's encounter with Rich Coast Diving. My wife and I took three of our children out for the afternoon scuba and snorkel sessions. The crew was professional yet friendly and really did their best to ensure that our experiences were fun and informative. My daughter and I did scuba and our guide was great. My wife... More 

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San Diego, California
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I found this dive shop on Trip Advisor and we weren't disappointed! Brenda and the rest of the dive staff were very laid back, super helpful, fun to dive with and very safe. The dive boats were all in really good condition, and covered which is really nice. The diving itself was pretty good, fair visibility but a lot to... More 

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