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Address: Ocean Plaza Mall on the Road to Los Suenos Resort and Marina | 2 miles north of Jaco, Herradura 61101, Costa Rica
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+506 6042 0856
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Herradura Divers is the first and foremost PADI Dive Resort in the Jaco...

Herradura Divers is the first and foremost PADI Dive Resort in the Jaco Beach and Playa Herradura area. After 9 years of experience in this tropical setting we have gained the knowledge and professionalism to give you an unforgettable experience while diving in Costa Rica.

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Perfect morning diving

We didn't have much time so we opted to do the local dives instead of heading to Tortuga Island. Although visibility is low, that is what you should expect diving in the Pacific... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 February 2017
Kelly C
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We didn't have much time so we opted to do the local dives instead of heading to Tortuga Island. Although visibility is low, that is what you should expect diving in the Pacific. Iveta took us out and we had an excellent experience with her. She made sure to thoroughly go over all safety instructions prior to diving and made... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Beautifully competent and professional. Iveta took us on two marvelous dives. The equipment was possibly the best we've rented and staff was polite and informative.

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Vienna, Virginia
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and teenage daughter used this company for their dive adventure in Costa Rica so I am posting this on their behalf (can't clear my ears so I don't dive anymore). The dive master was aware based on a dive the previous day that the area my husband and daughter had planned to dive had poor visibility conditions and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

So many things are wrong w our experience I don't even know where to start. This was my 43rd dive and 26 of them are in CR and i have NEVER had a bad experience anywhere in the world. Where to start.......The Dive Master is horrible, lost everyone on both dives, never looked back at us to check on us,... More 

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HerraduraDivers, Owner at Herradura Divers, responded to this review

Dear Lorena, my name is Chris and i am the owner of Herradura Divers and own this dive operation from 2008 on and i have far more than 3000 dives guiding and teaching on my log. I apologize for the bad experience you had while diving with us, in particular that this day the visibility was not very good, but... More 

Sarnia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

The day with Chris and first mate was great. We learned quite a lot about the places we stopped. Learn about a few interesting facts about the villages (snapper fish farming). Lunch was very good on Tortuga then some beach and snorkelling time. We arrived back at Herradura exhausted and feeling the time was well spent. Could not have asked... More 

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Sherman, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

No very safety conscious or as my cousin said security concerns. one of the diver dropped an 80 cu ft air tank the valve came open no on concerned on the crew. As small as the boat was the seas were to high. Then we spent to much time on the surface waiting for every on to get in. DO... More 

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HerraduraDivers, Owner at Herradura Divers, responded to this review

Dear Victor, my name is Chris and i am the owner of Herradura Divers from 2008 on and i have much more than 1000 dives in Costa Rica, 99% of them in Herradura and Isla Tortuga. First i would like to apologize for your bad experience you had while diving with us. But i also would like to correct some... More 

Pipe Creek, Texas
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

I emailed the dive shop before I arrived in Herradura & was provided all the information I needed before I got there including dive dates. They were very close to the hotel & beach, & they were very accomodating. The diving was excellent & there was lots of fish & plant life. Just went this month & the visibility was... More 

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Esparza, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Another instructor and I decided to explore the area and contacted Herradura Divers. Very good service and attention. The owner Chris goes on the boat and knows the local reefs better than anyone. Very knowledgable, ethical, and professional with a good boat and equipment. Nice life and plenty of variety in dive sites for different conditions and skill levels. Worth... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

I decided to fly down to Costa Rica for a quick dive weekend. It was my first time in Costa rica (nice people in Jaco and Herradura, but San Jose is like any other big city). I contacted Chris via email before coming down from DC, and we set up dives for Friday and Saturday. The conditions were not the... More 

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Pecos, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015

8 great dives in Costa Rica. 1st class Dive Op owner, Chris, went out on the dive boat every morning, locating the best dive sites, avoiding strong surge and poor visibility. Wildlife was abundant, large and small. Chris matched dive masters with buddy teams, depending on individual experience, certs, air consumption, and previous dive sites viewed. Boat and crew are... More 

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