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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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We went diving with Rich Coast diving on Tuesday and found them to be professional and focused on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Advanced dive certification + fundives

My boyfriend and I wanted to do our advanced course and I saw a lot of good reviews on this diving... read more

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went diving with Rich Coast diving on Tuesday and found them to be professional and focused on giving everyone a safe and fun time. Visibility was not that good so our sightings were limited. The crew was attentive and helpful and made efforts to...More

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

Thank you for the review and I am really sorry nature did not cooperate. The Pacific changes on a daily base and I wish we had a button to clear things jp just lie you can adjust a photograph :) Unfortunately that is not the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I wanted to do our advanced course and I saw a lot of good reviews on this diving school. So we choose for Rich Coast Diving and we are glad we did that. The people of RCD are very friendly and helpfull....More

Thank L H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I dove with Rich Coast Diving on October 25, 2017 as a part of our honeymoon trip to Costa Rica. We decided to do a basic 2 tank dive package, and unfortunately the weather was fairly miserably rainy the day of our...More

Thank Ashley L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I recently came on a trip to Playas Del Coco with the specific intention of trying to dive with Bull Sharks. We knew we were at the back end of the season but had our hearts set on the attempt. Unfortunately our...More

Thank ArtVanderlaay
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I visited Playas del Coco from hearing about the great diving! We are both scuba instructors from Utila, a small Caribbean island off of Honduras. We hoped to dive the Bat islands, having heard of the chance to see bull sharks, however...More

Thank Abi S
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We dove with Rich Coast Diving for 5 days and had a great time. The owners, staff and boat captains make the effort to provide a safe, enjoyable dive experience before, during, and after the dive. The shop is well equipped and organized, friendly and...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We had a good time diving, we did a 2 tank day dive with a few of the dive masters on our boat. We ended up have one for the four of us. Visibility wasn't great but we still saw aquatic life and enjoyed the...More

Thank Prashant T
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Did two days of diving (4 dives total) with the crew and had a different dive master each day. Both were excellent at pointing out various treasures under the water and were very educated and informative after the dive when discussing various species. All the...More

1  Thank ECP82
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Great crew, all the staff was professional and klowledgeable . I went on serveral trips to the near by dive sites and to the amazing bat islands . the office was well managed the shop was well organised (they have serveral dive boats) the staff...More

1  Thank Bram C
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I did 2 trips to Bat island with Rich coast and it was hands down one of the best dives i have done. The shop is a very professional and safety conscious outfit which is always nice to see and the staff...More

1  Thank JamesHorton
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9 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.
Helen D
15 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
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!