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Address: Flamingo Marina Resort, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506 88777420
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AQUACENTER DIVING retails and operates as a full service Resort Dive Center...

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 Little Dive Operator

We were told about Aquacenter by our Airbnb hosts and we ended up doing two dives (two different days) with them. We enjoyed the easy scheduling and our dive master, Fernando... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Judy B
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Munich, Germany
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked a 2-tank dive to the Catalina Islands with them, they picked me up from the hotel which was a great service and their boat was very big and nice! We were 6 people and 1 dive master and when doing the safety check all divers noticed a very bad smell of the air (like gas). The dive master... More 

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Thank Vanessa M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told about Aquacenter by our Airbnb hosts and we ended up doing two dives (two different days) with them. We enjoyed the easy scheduling and our dive master, Fernando, was terrific. Don't let his youth fool you, he is extremely knowledgeable about the dive sites and he takes safety and each diver's abilities seriously. On our first day... More 

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Thank Judy B
Tarpon Springs, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mauricio picked us up at hotel on time and was very informative about area. Once at dive shop we were outfitted with our equipment which was in great condition. The dive masters were helpful and not once did we do any work. The dives were good and visibility good as well. Coming back for sure.

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Thank Scott H
Dallas, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

All of the dive centers in and around Playa Flamingo charge about $90-100 US Dollars for a two tank dive trip. We were lucky and there were only three of us diving on the day I went. The shop was friendly and the dive master was knowledgeable of the area and the dive sites. We dove at South Point and... More 

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Thank Dave D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Mauricio sold me on the diving over any other shop because he was honest that the visibility was gonna suck, and that Rays were not in season, so just promised us fish. Fernando was our dive master and Alejandro was the tail end. They were both nice, and it was just our party of 3 on the trip. I'm usually... More 

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Thank Missy M
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

The shop was in a fairly convenient location next to the beach. We got onto the boat using a skiff. The group had 8 divers and about as many snorkelers. The day was windy and rough, and the dive locations were chosen so the boat could stay close to the snorkelers. The dive locations weren't great. There wasn't much to... More 

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

I'd like to separate my review on two points: - impression from the center: nothing special - well-well-worn wet suit with limited option for 3 mm long, BCDs and regs functional (not new, but not bad), dive masters (Nacho and Brian) were attentive and providing a good briefing, no line with buoy during dives to keep divers in place before... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

Hola only went once with these guys in a big hurry to submerse and also in a big hurry to imerse gave me a head ache therefore no fun slow done make people feel safe guys

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Byron Center, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

My friend is a master diver and I am a rescue diver. We spent the week diving with Aquacenter. We encountered over 10 Manta Rays and over 8 white tipped sharks. This dive operation is very safe, friendly and professional. Each day we were picked up from the Flamingo Villas and everything was easy. Also, snacks, water and juice is... More 

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Thank Doolij
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

Please take note: dive shop in down by the marina behind the Mariner Inn. We initially thought the shop was in town beside one of their signs. This sign is only for advertisement. Arrive on time! Because of us going to the sign first instead of the dive shop, we were 15 minutes late to the shop and the boat... More 

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