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Aquacenter Diving

#16 of 38 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Playa Flamingo Features Animals
Flamingo Marina Resort, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
+506 8877 7420
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Amazing...even with limited visibility

Mauricio sold me on the diving over any other shop because he was honest that the visibility was... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2016
Missy M
via mobile
Might have just been a bad experience

The shop was in a fairly convenient location next to the beach. We got onto the boat using a skiff... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2016
Brandon N
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“aqua centre” (37 reviews)
“dive shop” (11 reviews)
Flamingo Marina Resort, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
+506 8877 7420
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Mauricio sold me on the diving over any other shop because he was honest that the visibility was gonna suck, and that Rays were not in season, so just promised us fish. Fernando was our dive master and Alejandro was the tail end. They were...More

Thank Missy M
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The shop was in a fairly convenient location next to the beach. We got onto the boat using a skiff. The group had 8 divers and about as many snorkelers. The day was windy and rough, and the dive locations were chosen so the boat...More

Thank Brandon N
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I'd like to separate my review on two points: - impression from the center: nothing special - well-well-worn wet suit with limited option for 3 mm long, BCDs and regs functional (not new, but not bad), dive masters (Nacho and Brian) were attentive and providing...More

1  Thank Olex B
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Hola only went once with these guys in a big hurry to submerse and also in a big hurry to imerse gave me a head ache therefore no fun slow done make people feel safe guys

Thank Brad D
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

My friend is a master diver and I am a rescue diver. We spent the week diving with Aquacenter. We encountered over 10 Manta Rays and over 8 white tipped sharks. This dive operation is very safe, friendly and professional. Each day we were picked...More

Thank Doolij
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Please take note: dive shop in down by the marina behind the Mariner Inn. We initially thought the shop was in town beside one of their signs. This sign is only for advertisement. Arrive on time! Because of us going to the sign first instead...More

Thank Cdevoll
Reviewed 3 February 2016

We had an excellent two days worth of diving with Aqua Center. Five dives over two days with safe, friendly and attentive dive masters. The trip was very well organized and the rental equipment was in sound shape. The crew was friendly and adept at...More

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Highlight of the trip for sure! Only place that all the staff was constantly smiling and very friendly and helpful. Our dive master (John Alty) did an extent debrief of the area. Beautiful clear waters, massive schools of fish, all types of rays including some...More

Thank Tara K
Reviewed 22 January 2016

My daughter and I took a 4 hour snorkeling trip with Aquacenter. The crew was awesome and super helpful. Tour price was very reasonable. They came to pick us up at our hotel in Brasilito, provided water and snacks during the trip. Sent us out...More

Thank Mplsmama721
Reviewed 19 January 2016

We went to Costa Rica in April 2015 for our honeymoon. We stayed in the Flamingo Beach Resort (where Aquacenter have a rep) but we'd contacted the dive chool before hand to make arrangements and confirm availability. Unfortunately we were too late getting to the...More

1  Thank RickyTillson
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Hi, Mannella. What would you like to know about this attraction? What was the water temperature like in November?
16 May 2017|
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Amy S
How far are you from the hotel Andaz Peninsula Papagayo? I am likely to stay there because I can use "points", but we want to be able to dive without too much hassle. Is that hotel too out of the way, or can you pick up there? How far to the dive sites? We are husband, wife and 16 year old daughter, all advanced PADI divers. Many thanks, Amy Stark
11 March 2016|
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Response from Asaf S | Reviewed this property |
The Papagayo peninsula is 60 to 90 minutes drive from Flamingo Beach. As much as I enjoyed the Aquacenter level of safety, organization and fun crew I am sure that you will find a closer dive center to your hotel. Maybe... More
Is this the dive operation at the Flamingo Beach Resort and Spa? Thanks
2 February 2015|
Response from stacy448 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The dive masters can be found at the resort's activity desk. The actual "aquacenter" is only a few short blocks away.