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Rich Coast Diving

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Calle Central | Main Street, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
+506 2670 0176
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Great instructors

Just did 8 dives with them. Got to dive with rays, pufferfish, white tip reef sharks. Their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reiko N
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Excellent Dive Company

I dove two days with Rich Coast over New Years. Brenda and Marten were great, as were their staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The only PADI 5* CDC center in Costa Rica with the only Platinum Course Director. Join us for dives to encounter sharks, rays and big schools of fish. From May to Nov we take you to the famous Catalina islands to swim with the giant mantas and to safe the best for last...from Nov to May we visit the Bat islands to seek the adrenaline of the bull sharks encounters! We take our courses serious combined with fun and lots of dives. Take your first breath underwater with us or take the step to divemaster or instructor. We offer the full range of PADI courses. Sign up for our GO Pro Internship for 3 months or join us for a day; we will make sure you feel at home here in Costa Rica where the diving is pristine!
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Calle Central | Main Street, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
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Calle Central | Main Street, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
+506 2670 0176
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just did 8 dives with them. Got to dive with rays, pufferfish, white tip reef sharks. Their instructors, Jonny, Mau and Ranelle are top notch! Very friendly staffs, the owner, Brenda is very quick to respond to any of your questions, she also has a...More

Thank Reiko N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dove two days with Rich Coast over New Years. Brenda and Marten were great, as were their staff. Professional operation, wonderful customer service and a fun, safe experience in the water. Highly recommend them if you are in the area.

Thank jebebel
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter (16) did a Discover Scuba Diving and I completed my open water. It was an amazing experience from start to finish. I always felt comfortable and safe, clearly the owners Brenda and Martin value safety and quality vs. some of the other dive...More

Thank Jackie W
Brenda_v_G, Owner at Rich Coast Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Jackie, we hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a fabulous day! Two of us completed the discovery dive and two of us snorkled. Great staff organization ; friendly, supportive and professional. Mau and Samantha were particularly helpful guides. We saw an abundance of different fish, morray eels , sting rays and two...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We want to say thank you to Brenda and her team for an amazing diving experience. We all needed a refresher prior to our dive and our instructor Tom was patient and so helpful. On the day of the dive the team was well prepared...More

Thank Michell J
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We came to this place because this is the our tour operator offers. It is owned by Dutch people and we have good experiences with Dutch owned dive operators around the globe. This is no exception to the rule. Staff is very friendly and easy...More

Thank Bert H
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Had an awesome day snorkeling! Amongst all the beautiful fish, we also got to see a sea snake, sea turtle and had a group of dolphins swimming with us around Tortuga island. Not to mention the instructors saved a manta ray tangled in fishing line....More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We recently took a trip to Costa Rica knowing we would do some diving while we were there. We did some research of different dive shops before we went. We were impressed with what we read about Rich Coast Diving and they did not disappoint....More

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Extremely professional, friendly ... offering schooling, certifications, scenic dives, and efficient operations, all at great package prices. Beware strong currents at some of dive sites, but you are in safe hands. No glove policy understandable, but problematic when currents are strong and you need to...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend is PADI AOW, I booked an OW course in advance. The OW course takes 4 days, which makes it quite chill, the schedule is not too busy. This was good for me, since I had some trouble clearing my mask and needed to...More

Thank Magali T
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BlairMadison_WI
8 February 2017|
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Response from Brenda_v_G | Property representative |
We have several boats with the larger one having only 12 people on board. Our groups are max 4-5 divers per guide with a back up if needed.
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Helen D
14 August 2016|
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Response from Richcoast | Property representative |
HI Helen, the ride is about 15-20 min and yes we do offer a pick up service :) Please send me an email for arrangements have a great weekend Brenda
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PaulaG-Canada
25 April 2016|
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Response from roninica | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed Rich Coast... First time with them... Friendly and accommodating and...what Steve said!
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