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Address: Calle Central | Main Street, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
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+506 2670 0176
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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The only PADI 5* CDC center in Costa Rica .We take you diving to encounter...

The only PADI 5* CDC center in Costa Rica .We take you diving to encounter sharks, rays and of course the famous Catalina islands to swim with the giant mantas and the to safe the best for last...Bat islands to seek the adrenaline of the bull sharks encounters!We take our courses serious combined with fun and lots of dives. Join us for any course and we will make sure you feel at home here in Costa Rica where the diving is pristine!

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I recently took a 10 days dive with riche coast diving and it was the best dives of my life . The dive masters are incredibly competent et so kind its hard to believe , at the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

I recently took a 10 days dive with riche coast diving and it was the best dives of my life . The dive masters are incredibly competent et so kind its hard to believe , at the moment you step in that shop you think you are a part of a familly ! The dive sites are amazing too .... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

Awesome diving, with lots of big stuff. Just ask the staff what you want to see and voila! Sharks? No problem. Big schools of rays but they also have eye for the smallest nudibranch or seahorse. Martin and Brenda know how to run the show! Every staff member is trained to the fullest, knowledgeable and super friendly!

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2015

Coming to Costa Rica 18 months ago, who knew my daughter's passion would be Diving? She took to it like a fish takes to water. Brenda, Martin, and their staff go above and beyond to make sure every detail is taken care of. Every step of the way, from Discover Scuba Diving to Dive Master Training, nothing is missed in... More 

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College Park, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2015

I recently took the IDC course at Rich Coast Diving. It was an amazing experience, Martin and Debra will do anything to make sure you learn and understand. The whole team was so helpful, Barbara, Martha, Calum, Jaime, Ginger, Shelly and the rest of the gang. Rich Coast diving has the best service in Playa del Coco. Thanks guys for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

I travelled to Costa Rica for a week and the centerpiece of my trip was learning how to scuba dive and get my basic certification ("Open Water Diver"). First step - Rich Coast walked me through the process of setting up a PADI account (PADI is the organization that credentials training facilities and programs) and getting my learning materials. Step... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

During our holiday in Costa Rica someone home referred us to this dive school, mainly because it is run by people from Holland as well. We did however have a really nice and good instructor from England, Martha, who took all the time to get us through the padi advanced open water diver program. This diveschool is a little more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

The staff is spectacular and the attention to detail and fun is unparalleled. Thank you for instructing me through my Advanced Open Water course. I learned more here than anywhere I've been- thank you Martin.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Rich Coast Diving is *THE ONLY* company to go with if you are looking to dive in the area of Playa del Coco. From the first day my dive buddy and I walked in, we felt welcomed and a great positive energy flowed from Brenda and Martin, all the DI's, the Boat Captains, and DM interns. They were fun to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

While the family stayed in Ocotal, I decided (was allowed) to sneak off for a few days of diving. I initially booked with Rich Coast because they are a PADI TEC shop, and thus I felt were probably more conducive to me doing sidemount. The shop was easy to find and well organized. Staff was very courteous and assisted in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

First of all, I can not praise Brenda and her staff enough for going above and beyond in customer service. I shared many an email with she and Martha, to secure our dive trip plans this past June. Martha, a huge kudos to you, for helping us find our accomodations. Tricky when the proprty names change and don't show up... More 

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