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Mad About Diving

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Next to Los Delfines Restaurant, Uvita, Costa Rica
+506 2743 8019
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Fantastic!

Pablo and his team were awesome. We went snorkeling while others went diving, had a great guide... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2016
sramirez8425
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Chicago, Illinois
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Great snorkeling trip to Isla de Cano

We were visiting friends in the area and they suggested we go snorkeling to Isla de Cano. I can't... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
Wolfgang K
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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MAD ABOUT DIVING is the only PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre in Osa Peninsula. PADI is the largest association of recreational divers in the world and we recognize certification cards from all other diving associations.Dive, snorkel or train with us and find out first hand why so many clients make us their number one choice.Explore the best dive sites that Costa Rica has to offer and discover the beauty that Caño Island Biological Reserve, Marino Ballena National Park and Costa Ballena have to offer.MAD, short for MAD ABOUT DIVING, is known for having the highest quality service. We treat clients like guests: you never cart your gear around, change your tanks or rinse equipment; our friendly staff does it for you.As the premier dive facility, we also deliver top notch training. Our team consists of PADI Divemasters and Instructors that have years of professional diving experience in a multitude of marine environments.
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Next to Los Delfines Restaurant, Uvita, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Pablo and his team were awesome. We went snorkeling while others went diving, had a great guide (David), and we had a terrific time. We went for two rounds of snorkeling in different spots with rest and snacks in between. We saw tons of fish,...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2016

We were visiting friends in the area and they suggested we go snorkeling to Isla de Cano. I can't talk about the proceedings to book anything - but from the moment we arrived I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Pablo and Laura are just two of...More

2  Thank Wolfgang K
Reviewed 3 February 2016

It was really ambitious task to please family with 2 divers and 2 children, 6 and 4 y.o. but they did it very well :) diving one by one, a little bit snorkeling with children, very nice stay on the island... GREAT LUNCH... :)))) See'ya...More

1  Thank Tete_Thylander
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

The whole process of dealing with Mad About Diving was a pleasure from start to finish. Laura was very quick and helpful by email and in person. The centre set up was professional and relaxed. We booked the two dive trip to Caño islands -...More

Thank Becky K
Reviewed 9 January 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed the 2 days of diving we did with Pablo and Mad About Diving at Cano Island. Everything about this outfit is first class and personable. Laura in the office was very helpful. Day one our large party was split with divers and...More

Thank kathyj3650
Reviewed 1 January 2016

We included a Costa Rican scuba dive on our vacation to Costa Rica. There really aren't that many dive options (Costa Rican beaches are more for surfing) but Cano island (the full day dive option) was pretty good. When you arrive at Mad About Diving...More

Thank Bernard G
MADAboutDivingCR, General Manager at Mad About Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2016

What a great way to start the year! Thank you for taking the time to write such a splendid review!

Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Pablo knows his subject and the equipment is all of an excellent standard. My partner went diving and I went snorkeling. Visibility is better further away from Cano Island and it really depends on the time of year. It's hotter than normal for the last...More

1  Thank Zoe1925
MADAboutDivingCR, General Manager at Mad About Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2016

Thank you Zoe for taking the time to write such a wonderful review, we really appreciate it!

Reviewed 28 November 2015

My son and his wife and I had never been scuba diving before and while in Costa Rica in July we decided to give it a try. We picked Pablo's company because of the Trip Adviser reviews and we were not disappointed. After a beginners...More

1  Thank Morecowbell5
MADAboutDivingCR, General Manager at Mad About Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2016

Thank you for taking the time to review us!

Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

I did my padi open water course with mad about diving and i am glad I did it. Mad about diving is a small diving centre and that s a benefit. Pablo gave the padi course one on one. So I was sure to get...More

Thank Ferdinand B
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We really enjoyed this trip! We had a group of 6, and we were the only ones snorkeling for the day (one other guy was diving). We had a blast with the beach launch, saw whales on our way over, and learned a lot about...More

Thank Jen M
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ANABELG5
19 August 2017|
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Response from MADAboutDivingCR | Property representative |
Hola, el tour de avistaje es normalmente a las 8:30 a.m. pero somos flexibles con los horarios dependiendo de las necesidades del grupo. Cualquier otra duda con mucho gusto!
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