We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Scuba Dive Costa Rica

Features Animals
Closed Now: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Book In Advance
Tours from Scuba Dive Costa Rica tend to sell out - travelers recommend booking in advance!
All photos (95)
All photos (95)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good4%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“the owner”(21 reviews)
“octopus”(14 reviews)
About
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
Closed Now
Hours Today: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
Website
+506 8602 6581
Call
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Scuba Dive Costa Rica
from $140.00
More Info
from $75.00
More Info
from $175.00
More Info
from $175.00
More Info
Reviews (317)
Filter reviews
300 results
Traveler rating
284
12
2
1
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
284
12
2
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews open water certification the owner octopus great diving experience costa rica padi course days diving quality equipment las catalinas white tip sharks fish moray eels his team fast response boat captain flamingo area these guys
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 300 reviews
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
1  Thank pmcguirert2
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

1  Thank Compass506647
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
2  Thank timd640911
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
Thank DivingDane
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
1  Thank Joeshoey
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 25 nearby hotels
Zullymar Hotel
52 reviews
.06 miles away
Ten North Tamarindo Beach Hotel
191 reviews
.10 miles away
Hotel Paraje del Diria
10 reviews
.10 miles away
Tamarindo Diria
2,945 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 241 nearby restaurants
Breaking Bread
128 reviews
.05 miles away
Little Lucha
193 reviews
.05 miles away
NOI Bistro Tamarindo
229 reviews
.05 miles away
Waffle Monkey
501 reviews
.04 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 272 nearby attractions
Tamarindo Beach
3,214 reviews
.04 miles away
Overcast Costa Rica
29 reviews
.01 miles away
Tamarindo Tennis Club
9 reviews
.05 miles away
Pacific Tours Costa Rica
17 reviews
.02 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
aspenk2018
June 16, 2018|
Answer
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
0
Votes
nursetighta
April 4, 2018|
Answer
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
0
Votes
marysH9956RK
September 25, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
0
Votes