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How to go diving to Cano Island from San Jose

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How to go diving to Cano Island from San Jose

Hi guys,

I'm currently working in San Jose from monday to friday and would like to go diving to Cano Island since I heard it is amazing.

I could go after noon on Friday and could come back to San Jose late on Sunday but I didn't find any package that offers transportation from San Jose to Cano Island for weekends. I would like to buy a package that offers the hole package... 3 dives, transportation and accomodation.

Could you recommend me a way to get this package? I don't mind doing everything by myself but I need some help figuring out this since the transportation is difficult to figure out here.

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1. Re: How to go diving to Cano Island from San Jose

There is no access or accommodations at Cano Island. Look for packages to Drake Bay which you can use as a base for diving daytrips to Cano Island.

Check out http://drakebay.info for lodging options. Many mid and high end lidges offer packages that include flights & meals. Diving will be an extra.

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2. Re: How to go diving to Cano Island from San Jose

Thanks crfan for the comment, sorry... I meant to say accommodations in Drake, Sierpe or maybe Uvita. What I'm interested in is in getting some kind of package that ensures me I can dive in Cano Island going on Friday and coming back on Sunday.

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3. Re: How to go diving to Cano Island from San Jose

Pretty simple, just book a hotel in Uvita area for Friday and Saturday night, book a Cano Island diving/snorkeling trip for Saturday, and you're set. Shouldn't be terribly difficult to book a private car ride between San Jose and Uvita.

Three dives would mean Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Saturday morning.

http://www.bahiaaventuras.com/

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4. Re: How to go diving to Cano Island from San Jose

Uvita is a good alternative base but only if Bahia Aventuras will guarantee departures to Cano Island. We have known them to cancel if not enough folks sign up for this trip.

Also if you are planning this trip in the next month or 2 keep in mind that visibility is often poor in rainy season and we are moving into the height of rainy season.

Edited: 24 August 2016, 21:53
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5. Re: How to go diving to Cano Island from San Jose

crfan that pretty good to know... what is the best dive season for Cano Island?

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6. Re: How to go diving to Cano Island from San Jose

I'm not a diver though I have snorkeled there. These folks may be able to give you better info about diving than I can. The 1st is based out of Jinetes de Osa and the 2nd out of Pirate's Cove - both in Drake Bay

www.costaricadiving.com/scuba_diving.php

http://www.canodiverscostarica.com

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