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Scuba Dive Costa Rica

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Scuba Dive Costa Rica is a friendly and convenient PADI 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 Islands...more
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Tamarindo 50309, Costa Rica
+506 8602 6581
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Buceo en familia con mi esposa e hijos de 17 y 12. Dali y Franco los instructores super buena gente y atentos. Totalmente recomendado para principiantes y experimentados! Family scuba diving with wife, 17 and 12 year old teens. Dive instructors Dali and Franco were...More

1  Thank Ernesto U
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dived with an excellent dive master by the name of Dali, who guided us to some great sight on our two dives, what I also noticed about Scuba Dive Costa Rica was that all of their Dive Masters on that same trip were top...More

1  Thank Rick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, I reached out Phil a few weeks before our trip (book earlier if possible as they do fill up), and let him know that we had 2 Open Water Dive course students and 3 Discover Scuba Diving people in our group. Additionally, the 2...More

1  Thank Wayne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Phil and his crew are a top notch dive group. I'm not sure why this company says it's located in Tamarindo because we went to a location in Playa Potrero but, regardless, I recommend using them for your diving needs. The guides are knowledgeable (we...More

Thank Paul C
Phil O, Owner at Scuba Dive Costa Rica, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul, Thank you so much for making the time to review your experience with us this week and write these lovely words which are greatly appreciated by the whole team. I would just like to address a couple of things that you mentioned so...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I earned our PADI open water certification last month, and booked SDCR for our first real trip, visiting Catalina, about 15 minutes from shore. Diving was suitable for people at our level, and guide-to-diver ratio was 1:4, just fine. The boat held...More

1  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Costa Rica, I looked at the PADI website for recommendations on diving services. This company was already highly recommend, but the reality exceded all expectations. Phil and Ray and Capi are a joy to be around to. The boat is great and...More

1  Thank tramonteL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s hard to imagine a much better dive experience than we had with Phil and his terrific crew at SDCR. Planning/organization: Phil and I exchanged emails and phone calls to discuss the upcoming trip. Phil and his crew have very busy days, so connecting sometimes...More

2  Thank ChiDanny
Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

My boys and I had a great experience with Phil and his crew. My son's are 13 and 15. We all had a great time and I felt very comfortable that we were well taken care of, always with safety in mind, during the entire...More

1  Thank dannidm
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

Pleasant, safe Driver picked me up on time. Rode with another student diver who had been with dive company all week and he had no complaints. Met his teacher Vivi, who also accompanied us in car, so got to ask her questions. The club where...More

Thank screenmama
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Water sports was never my thing due to my childhood trauma. I decided to conquer my inner fear and luckily I was in good hands when I found Scuba Dive Costa Rica and Phil. Phil is a Course Director, which is the highest instructor rating...More

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Aspen K
June 16, 2018|
Response from Phil O | 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 Phil O | 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
Mary S
September 25, 2017|
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Response from Phil O | 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.