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Punta Uva Dive Center

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Punta Uva Beach | Gandoca Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
+506 2759 9191
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Friendly and really nice Dive Center to recommend even traveling with children

Guillermo and Francisco were really wonderful with me and my two children. I'm a Dive Master and... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Solen D
Fun, Chill, Professional Staff living the Pura Vida dream

I dove in mid-May '17 and was lucky to have calm morning glass the day I decided to dive so had... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
Ted Y
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Punta Uva Beach | Gandoca Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge, Manzanillo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Guillermo and Francisco were really wonderful with me and my two children. I'm a Dive Master and wanted to enjoy. Unfortunately, the visibility was really bad (7 meters) and this was very disappointing. My children (Assia 10 years old and Mattia 12) were supposed to...More

Thank Solen D
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I dove in mid-May '17 and was lucky to have calm morning glass the day I decided to dive so had visibility around 30-35 feet. First dive was at Black Coral with depth at 80ft and second at the Earthquake & Aftershock which was around...More

Thank Ted Y
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I had the best time with Guillermo, Francisco and Osvaldo. I couldnt have asked for better conditions to do the open water certification, they are all very friendly, knowledgeable and patient. The visibility was great and we saw lots of marine wildlife. I couldnt recommend...More

1  Thank Tara V
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This outfit is scenically located near the beach and features great people but does not have a dock so uses fishing boats to get out to the dive sites. I did a two tank morning dive and was greatly disappointed by the terrible visibility (10-25...More

1  Thank Dan_from_Maryland
Reviewed 15 March 2017

First of all friendly. Second of all professional, although a bit too relaxed sometimes. One of us would enjoy the dives much more, if she were instructed to inflate the BCD more than once when descending. The corals would also appreciate that ;) The gear...More

1  Thank KatarzynaPe
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I loved that place. Just learnt diving and did my certifications at the Punta Uva Dive Center is never the supervision of Guillermo. Very friendly, helpful and patient staff. Short ways/boat trips to the dive sites. Trustworthy and well maintained material. Dive sites very interesting...More

Thank Markus I
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Friendly helpful staff. Great location for easy and quick boat access to dive sites. Coral gardens is lovely and the earthquake site exceptional for its uniqueness. PV is the ultimate dive destination but the overall experience with this centre was so congenial and welcoming, it...More

1  Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

This dive center is great, Guillermo and the guys are all super cool! We did a total of 4 dives with them and enjoyed them all, plus they will pick you up from your hotel and their beach is beautiful!

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Guillermo is the man. It's as easy as that. He's very knowledgeable, flexible, and got us through the PADI certification in a safe and fun environment. He was patient and took the time to answer all of our questions and concerns and made sure we...More

Thank Da R
Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Guillermo was so flexible and knowledgeable. He helped certify me with my 4 open water dives and allowed my fiancé to tag along with us too. He really cared about safety, while making it an exceptionally fun experience. Truly exceeded expectations. The equipment was in...More

Thank jcaulkins4
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