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AQUACENTER DIVING retails and operates as a full service Resort Dive Center with regularly scheduled trips, dive packages, introductory courses, and a complete line of certification training programs. The scuba center is located in Guanacaste, close...more
Flamingo Marina Resort, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
+506 8877 7420
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have dived off the coast of Tamarindo and surrounding location a few times and with a few companies, but this was the by far the best. Mauricio was a wonderful host and Max a great dive master. One thing that impressed me was that...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Roger96
Reviewed 15 October 2018

First dive ever after my certification. Mauricio made me feel safe and secure. I could let go and look at the wonderful sub marine world. Every one took care of us. The crew prepared everything so as soon as we were at the diving site,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I finish my diving course with them. Max is a great trainer, made the training really easy for me and fun for my husband. I highly recommend this training course.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank matilde h
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I was staying in Taramindo and got introduced to aquacenter diving. I explained to the instructors I am an advanced diver having dived at a number of sites around the world but hadn’t dived for 8 years. They picked me up and took me to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tim G
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Due to wind and weather conditions the visibility was bad but although we saw several rays, sea stars and angelfish. Very good atmosphere among the crew. We dived the Pelicans and the Bon Sai. Go for Las Catalina instead

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Bjarne C
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We booked a scuba trip through a tourist info center, and they highly recommend Aquacenter - all good. They were prompt picking us up, the driver was friendly, and hey kitted us up with wet suits, the BCD, fins etc. Everything was good quality and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Csjg1
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The staff at the Aquacenter dive shop is fantastic, although the diving in this area just isn't that good. Dirty churned up water this little visibility is all your going to get.

Date of experience: January 2018
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I had the greatest time learning the basics of scuba diving with this company. They were so helpful, friendly, responsive and informative. Most importantly, I felt safe and prepared the entire time- plus I learned a lot. If and when I do return to costa...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Erinn12S
Reviewed 19 November 2017

We very much enjoyed diving with Aquacenter. Dali, our dive guide, was very careful, caring and funny. The visibility wasn't great, but we knew that would be the case. We still had four really good dives and the rest were enjoyable. Mauricio is very nice,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Mannella
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We visited playa flamingo and booked diving with this company, they were fantastic and made myself and my partner's first dive very comfortable and enjoyable!! Sabrina was absolutely fantastic we couldn't of wished for a better instructor. A very passionate person about her job she...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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17 May 2017|
Response from Julie F | Reviewed this property |
It is on the chilly side for a "tropical" area. I wore a 3 mm wetsuit, without a hood or gloves, and was comfortable for my 60-minutes in the water.
Amy S
12 March 2016|
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Response from Asaf S | Reviewed this property |
The Papagayo peninsula is 60 to 90 minutes drive from Flamingo Beach. As much as I enjoyed the Aquacenter level of safety, organization and fun crew I am sure that you will find a closer dive center to your hotel. Maybe... More
3 February 2015|
Response from stacy448 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The dive masters can be found at the resort's activity desk. The actual "aquacenter" is only a few short blocks away.