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Scuba Dive Costa Rica

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“octopus”(14 reviews)
Scuba Dive Costa Rica is a friendly and convenient PADI 5 Star Dive Resort located in Playa Potrero and with a sales shop Tamarindo. SDCR is a boutique operation catering for 8 divers max per day for your enjoyment and safety. We dive Las Catalinas...more
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Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 8602 6581
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have had 2 days of diving with Scuba Dive Costa Rica and cannot wait for our third. Wonderful people to work with. We started planning our trip months ago and Phil always responded to my emails within 24 hours if not sooner. My wife...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As it was out first dive in open water after our PADI certificate, I was a bit nervous at first, but our Dive Master Reynaldo was very patient and attentive. We ended up really enjoying it, the group was small, we were only four divers...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You have have a wonderful, friendly staff who are very efficient at handling all the shore-side details including rinsing off customer-owned gear at the end of each dive day. Your operation is first class. I dove with your shop on 2/23/19 and 2/26/19. Although the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank perry871
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have ever been snorkeling in the Caribbean, you will miss the coral at first. But there were many spectacular fish, including eels, puffer fish and an Eagle Ray that was 7 feet across. Both guests and instructors were very friendly. Really good fresh...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family (myself, Son, age 11, and daughter, age 12) visited Costa Rica during the last week of March. One of our goals was to get my son certified Junior Open Water. Promptness is very important to me and Phil never let us down, picking...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank szavoda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wonderful scuba dive operator in Potrero was everything we had hoped for and then some. Our two daughters, 10 and 14, completed their PADI Open Water course with dive instructor, Alvaro, and assisting dive master, Aurelien, and had a excellent experience. The instructor was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the trip. We had two discover divers, a snorkeler, and two certified divers. The dive teams were extremely professional and fun. We had a 2-1 instructor-person ratio, which made us feel very safe. We saw tons of rays, eels and turtles. Would definitely...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Grante232
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I dived with them 8 tanks (4 days) at the catalinas... Phil the owner is very professional. He responds you very quickly and the organisation with the transport and everything is amazing. The divemasters are awsome. Even if there are 5 people in your group,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Selin C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was really happy with our experience with this dive company. Our dive master Dali was professional, knowledgeable and friendly. In fact, everyone we me with this company went out of their way to ensure we had a great time. I would highly recommend diving...More

Thank Gabrielle D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you to Phil and his team. Good communications during booking and an on time pick up by Jose set the scene for two great days of diving. Although we have dived more than 80 times we dive infrequently and hadn't dived for two years....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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June 16, 2018|
Response from Irishfelipe | Property representative |
Hello Aspen! I am sorry this message comes to you late. The TA notifications are not great. If you would still like to get in touch please contact me on info@scubadivecostarica.cr or +506 8602 6581. Our contact details are... More
April 4, 2018|
Response from Irishfelipe | Property representative |
Hi and thank you for your enquiry. Diving is great now, really changed up from a couple weeks ago. Cleaner and warmer waters. Sharks, Rays and lots of schooling fish. Really nice right now. Weather looking settled for a few... More
September 25, 2017|
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Response from Irishfelipe | Property representative |
Hi Mary, this is Phil at SDCR. Yes the Westin is all inclusive and just 5 mins away from us. It’s a really beautiful resort in a natural reserve.