Rich Coast Diving, Costa Rica: Diver at the Bat islands
Welcome to Rich Coast Diving, Coco's premier dive center. We are young and energetic plus the only PADI 5* CDC resort in Costa Rica. We offer diving for people who would like to discover what scuba diving is like, to courses for instructors.

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Details of Rich Coast Diving, Costa Rica, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica Scuba & Snorkeling Details for Rich Coast Diving, Costa Rica

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We offer day trips to the Cat and Bat Islands on our beautiful Trimaran.We also have 2 tank local dives and 1 tank afternoon dives available. We can help you get your certifications for a relaxing resort dive or if you prefer help you on your way to your open water or advanced certifications. Rich Coast Diving is also your place to get certified as a Padi pro.

Typical Day

We offer all types of diving adventures and opportunities. Daily 2 tank dives.

Age range, type of group

All ages, shapes and forms..preferrably with a smile!

Sleeping and meals

We can help you find accomodations to fit all kinds of budgets.
Great for backpackers but also for all inclusive resorts.


our boats are non smoking

Other Information

We are a PADI 5* IDC center ask for the IDC dates for 2010

Discounts Offered

group discounts availabe

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Listing Reviews Reviews of Rich Coast Diving, Costa Rica

HoppSchwiiz -- Jul 06, 2009 04:43 pm
I did my open water course at Rich Coast Diving and it was perfect! The staff and my dive instructor were very relax and calm in explaining me all the things you have to know. All the staff is very interested in the progress and help you wherever they can. The dives were amazing, sharks, rays, lot’s of fishes. It could not been better. The atmosphere on the boat was great, all the staff were so friendly and helpful. I’m really happy that my first dive experience was at Rich Coast Diving!
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Leonie -- Jun 02, 2009 12:07 pm
I have to give Rich Coast Diving the highest recommendation! My neffew and I planned to receive our Scuba Diver certification. But we eventually upgraded to the Open Water certification. That was becouse we had a great time with Brenda and the whole crew of Rich Coast diving. Our instructor, was incredibly thorough, we felt save all over and hed made sure we posessed evey dive skill untill we were confident enough to dive savely on our own. We also wanted to stretch the course out over a week, a ... more

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Nearby Attractions & Services

Witch's Rock Surfing
Fishing tours
Canopy tours
biking, hiking and snorkeling
Spa facilities

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2 tank morning dive
per person
1 tank afternoon/night dive


2 tank Catalinas

3 tank Catalinas

2 tank Bats

3 tank Bats

Open Water Diver Certificate

Advanced Open Water Certificate

Rescue Certificate

EFR / First Aid


Assistant Instructor

Specialty courses

Equipment rental


EFR Instructor


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Martin & Brenda van Gestel
Rich Coast Diving, Costa Rica
Rich Coast Diving Company
PO-box 005, 5019 Playas del Coco, Guanacaste
Playas del Coco, Costa Rica 5019

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