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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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Nice staff and good safety standards.

We came to this place because this is the our tour operator offers. It is owned by Dutch people... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bert H
Enkhuizen, The Netherlands
via mobile

Had an awesome day snorkeling! Amongst all the beautiful fish, we also got to see a sea snake, sea... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cambridge, Canada
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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 1 week ago via mobile

We came to this place because this is the our tour operator offers. It is owned by Dutch people and we have good experiences with Dutch owned dive operators around the globe. This is no exception to the rule. Staff is very friendly and easy...More

Thank Bert H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an awesome day snorkeling! Amongst all the beautiful fish, we also got to see a sea snake, sea turtle and had a group of dolphins swimming with us around Tortuga island. Not to mention the instructors saved a manta ray tangled in fishing line....More

Thank Barbie_P123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently took a trip to Costa Rica knowing we would do some diving while we were there. We did some research of different dive shops before we went. We were impressed with what we read about Rich Coast Diving and they did not disappoint....More

Thank Judy K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely professional, friendly ... offering schooling, certifications, scenic dives, and efficient operations, all at great package prices. Beware strong currents at some of dive sites, but you are in safe hands. No glove policy understandable, but problematic when currents are strong and you need to...More

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend is PADI AOW, I booked an OW course in advance. The OW course takes 4 days, which makes it quite chill, the schedule is not too busy. This was good for me, since I had some trouble clearing my mask and needed to...More

Thank Magali T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our dive experience with a guy at our hotel, but were never given anything for this excursion. Thankfully, Brenda, the owner, was persistent in getting a hold of us to confirm our dive and get us the information we needed! We are grateful...More

Thank Teri H
Reviewed 10 November 2017 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 4 weeks 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 6 November 2017 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 30 October 2017

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 20 October 2017

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
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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!