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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Wouldnt recommend Their PADI training. Rushed through the pool training for Discover scuba, and went to not so beginner friendly dive sites.
scubatama, Owner at Agua Rica Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2017
I'm sorry you had a bad experience with us. Do you mind letting us now what date exactly you had your DSD? We were checking our records but couldn't figure out which one it was. This way we can find out what happened.