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Agua Rica Diving Center

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Agua rica Diving center has been the only dive shop in Playa Tamarindo since 1994. We are a Padi and SSI diving center, specialized in small groups of divers with personalized service. Families are welcome.All our scuba guides are multilingual...more
Camino a Playa Langosta, despues del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0094
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Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing dive experience. The shop is owned by a father and son. They welcomed us into their dive family. Saw white tip reef sharks, pufferfish, porcupinefish, needlefish and parrotfish. Matteo lead the dive and did a great job showing us around the reef. Explaining the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank athees
Reviewed 25 July 2018

I went with Agua Rica for four dives in total and had an amazing time. They are a small family run operation and proud to be that way. They're also a very competent and do a great job at keeping everyone comfortable. If you expect...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Clara G
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here with a friend to do some fun diving. There are several issues I have with this dive centre, who alarmingly have a certificate of excellence. Firstly, none of the equipment is well looked after. The gas cylinders hadn’t been checked, seals were faulty...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JoScotch
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

The Dive Master(Billy) was very nice, but the equipaments were not in good conditions. Visibility was only 10-12m, but I hear that is the normal for the region.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank luciane S
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Did two dives this week at Las Catalinas. Met on beach near shop and took boat out to Catalinas. It was a small boat and we had seven total people in it. Winds and seas were rough, so it was quite wild and wet. Boat...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank robmW3593DS
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked a beginner’s course with Agua Rica for 150 USD. It was my first diving experience, my boyfriend dove once before. On the first day, we saw an english-language video with the most important diving instructions (appr. 30 min). Then, we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank KathrinS18
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

My friend and I went rec diving to Catalina Islands (aka giant rocks) from Tamarindo beach in February. Both the dive master, Billy, and driver, Tomasso, were nothing but generous, friendly and did everything to make sure we were all comfortable and well taken care...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I signed up to go snorkeling. Turns out we were the only ones on the trip! Our skipper, Geraldo, was great and took us to two nice spots. He pointed out some interesting sea life and never made us feel rushed. On...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This was a great experience for my first diving trip. The dive master was very knowledgeable and pointed out tons of wildlife we otherwise would have missed. The small boat meant that the group was a good size and that it didn't get unmanageable under...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We went for a diving session and the two boys took us to very great places to see beautiful sea creatures ! they were very attentive to our needs and took good care of us. We felt safe, and most of all, we really had...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Andy P
2 January 2015|
Response from scubatama | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hoa,the half day tour 2 dives equipment included costs $105, we are located 5 min from Langosta and offer free transportation. We look forward to diving with you.