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Address: Calle Central | Main Street, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 2670 0176
Today
07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
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The only PADI 5* CDC center in Costa Rica .We take you diving to encounter...

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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Superb friendly well organised dive operation

Rich Coast is a PADI 5-Star IDC so you are diving with instructors that train instructors and some very good dive masters too. They have three or four boats which means they have... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Martin R
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London, United Kingdom

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

friendly staff. Nice dive sites. Fair to poor visibility, but that was the week we were there not the dive shop's fault. I hear tell it's usually pretty good. I was happy with my day dives. the night dive was a cluster,,,,,,, I was disappointed with a couple of my friends trying a discovery dive. they were afraid of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rich Coast is a PADI 5-Star IDC so you are diving with instructors that train instructors and some very good dive masters too. They have three or four boats which means they have the contingency to deal with issues and organise boats according to who wants to do what and the various standards of groups. We had the opportunity to... More 

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Thank Martin R
Brenda_v_G, Owner at Rich Coast Diving, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Martin and yes, Fernando is also an instructor :) I love your pictures esp the one of our captain :) Do you mind sending me some? thanks and hope to see you again some day More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dove with rich coast from Dec 30th - Jan 7. I dove 10 times and my wife dove 8 (she was sick for two of them. We are both rescue diver certified and we had a BLAST with them. very safe and very friendly. We both found that all DM's were experience and friendly, we especially enjoyed our time... More 

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North Platte, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone at Rich Coast Diving was 1st class! The staff always put safety at the top of the list with client enjoyment a close 2nd. Equipment was well maintained and staff well versed in marine life identification and areas to dive. If/when we return to the Coco area we will not even consider anyone else to dive with! If I... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are PADI rescue with about 300 dive experience and enjoy underwater photography, we dived with this shop for 3 days in Jan 2017. Owner instructor Marty teamed us with just finished open water course students in Catalina island, well of course, wasted our time and money. He didn't look around to find fish because he was busy looking after... More 

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Brenda_v_G, Manager at Rich Coast Diving, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and I am sorry you feel this way but this was expected. We are a bit surprised as well as our office staff bend over backwards to please you after you just yelled at them. You booked 3 days of diving and then paid for 2 as you wanted to decide the destination for the... More 

Bracebridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we were planning our trip to Costa Rica, my wife researched the internet and TripAdvisor for the best diving spots and dive shops and Rich Coast Diving was identified as one of the top places. I booked my wife in for two days of diving and the company was easy to deal with online. I was asked for a... More 

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Thank MuskokaMan
Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

They are by far the safest and most well trained divers. The dive masters are the most knowledgeable divers I've ever met. Steve, Sergio, and Carlos were my divemasters for all my dives and I would more than recommend them for anyone that books a charter with Rich Coast Diving.

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Thank ndh3n3
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Rich Coast Diving Center were terrific! They gave us a great day of diving. Two people were PADI certified & the other three were first timers. We ALL had a wonderful experience.

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Thank p10sbutler
Middelburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great diving with lots and lots of fish. Great gides and dive cente. The only thing we do miss a little bit is Nitrox

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

There were seven of us on our excursion my wife and I did a two tank dive while my two kids 9/12 snorkeled with my friend and his family. First of all it was great to. E able to do this excursion as a combo that way my kids and friends didn't have to wait for us while we were... More 

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