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SCUBA Diving at Summer Salt Dive Center

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Welcome at the Summer-Salt Dive Center! We have been offering Dive-Trips, PADI Dive-Courses and -Introductions as well as other Boat Excursions in the Gulf of Papagayo all year round since 2004. As a small Dive Operation we commit to offer most...more
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La Chorrera street, Playas del Coco 50503, Costa Rica
+506 2670 0308
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day at the local dive sites with Guillermo. Really easy going dive master who is taking the time for his divers/customers. Also the first impression at the office was perfect. Honest, enthusiastic and kind. Diving with a small group (4 people) is also a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tim v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of working with Daniel, Captain Didier & Mali and had an AMAZING experience. Overall, the ENTIRE Summer Salt team was so amazing. I have traveled a lot across latin america and I have snorkled before, but I have not seen much,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kelse064
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the PADI open water and the advanced certifications over 6 days with Mali from Summer Salt. It was an intense week, but she somehow made the whole experience super fun while staying professional in her role. She is a reliable and knowledgeable instructor,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 486juliend
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here, no big groups of divers. The bubble plants are elsewhere, but at Summer Salt Dive Center, it's the family spirit and the good atmosphere that prevails. all, safe! We left as Trainee Divemaster for Playas del coco. We had already our CMAS levels but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Marie L
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

We were doing three tank dives in papagayo. The Equipment was in good condition. The dive guide (Guillermo) very friendly. On board water, Juice, fruits, cookies and some bread was provided. However the shower at the dive Center was not very clean and not hygienic.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2018

I did the PADI Advanced Open Water at the Summer Salt Dive Center with Mali. She was a great dive-teacher and is able to explain everything in English, Spanish and frensh. All the other dive masters are excellent as well. My girlfriend and I we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

If you are looking for a friendly and competent team to dive or learn diving in French, Spanish or English, this is it!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Did 4 days of 2 tank dives for local sites local rate plus Bat islands premium rate 2 tank also Maybe second day my boots were left in the shop (just as well I checked) when on boat Another day kept waiting by open water...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jason M
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Did 4 dives with Marie and Guillermo, nice and professional staff!!, good rental equipment and very rich diving experience !!!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I had not dove in many years and did a refresher and local dive with Summer Salt. Staff was very friendly and helpful. After the refresher I felt confident and ready to go in the water. We went to dive sites Argentina and Tortuga and...More

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November 21, 2018|
Response from CocoDiver | Property representative |
Hi! Thanks for asking, at the moment visibility is from 5 to 10m / 15 to 30ft and temperature from 25 to 30C / 75 to 85F with possible thermoclines in deeper areas. Visibility and temperature is not really a criteria for... More
Martin G
June 12, 2018|
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Response from CocoDiver | Property representative |
Hi Martin! Yes we can do pickups at the RIU Guanacaste for a 50$ roundtrip charge (it’s about 30min South from our location in Playas del Coco by boat or by car). This daily charge is divided by the number of participants to... More