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Address: Flamingo Marina Resort, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
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+506 8877 7420
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AQUACENTER DIVING retails and operates as a full service Resort Dive Center...

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 to the beach, next to the Flamingo Marina and just minutes away from guest accommodations. As a dive operator of an international dive destination, we provide dive quality, qualified staff, convenient diving and excellent customer service.

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A great learning experience with Celine

I was very lucky to find Aquacenter when a friend and I were looking to get certified. Celine was an excellent teacher who was both fun and very professional. Her skill and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was very lucky to find Aquacenter when a friend and I were looking to get certified. Celine was an excellent teacher who was both fun and very professional. Her skill and knowledge really put you at ease when learning and in the open water. While working together she quickly became a friend who wants you to succeed. Hopefully, some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I've always wanted to get certified at scuba diving and I am sooo glad my buddy found this shop. Celine was super cool and just an awesome teacher. If you are ever in this part of Costa Rica and want to learn how to dive, I would highly recommend Aquacenter. Be sure to ask for Celine!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I did an afternoon snorkel with Celine and had an amazing time. She is so passionate about what she does and we loved hearing about her adventures traveling abroad. Her love for the water and showing people the undersea world is obvious with her warm and bubbly personality and it made the experience so enjoyable! She is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We are experienced divers who dived with Aquacenter on our honeymoon. The center was great - very friendly and attentive. We did three days of diving with 2 dives a day. We set off from the hotel at 7:30 and were back by about 12 so we still had plenty of time for the beach. The dive guides were very... More 

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Cutchogue, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

I booked this Dive Center through Costa Rica Vacations. The dive boat crew was professional, dive leaders professional. The dive sites exceptional. Mauricio led both dives, and led us to see some incredible sites! We were diving in the middle of hundreds of Devil Rays. A Hawks Bill turtle swam closely by, We dove South Point and the Cupcake Islands.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We booked a two-tank boat dive trip with AC through our hotel. We were told it was going to be $100, but when we were picked up and brought to the dive shop, we were charged 57,000 Colones, which was more than the $100 USD we were promised. The price included two tanks, all gear, and all transportation. The boat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

It'd been a while (years) since I dove and I was quite nervous about trying again. But my husband loves it, so I really wanted to try it again. Happily, when Mauricio picked us up he informed us that we were the only people on the trip so I'd have a lot of personal attention. The drive to Flamingo Beach... More 

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Thank Amanda J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I did my open water course here. I gotta say, it's a life changing experience. Mauricio is such a great instructor. If you want to dive in Costa Rica this is the place to go to

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Munich, Germany
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I booked a 2-tank dive to the Catalina Islands with them, they picked me up from the hotel which was a great service and their boat was very big and nice! We were 6 people and 1 dive master and when doing the safety check all divers noticed a very bad smell of the air (like gas). The dive master... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We were told about Aquacenter by our Airbnb hosts and we ended up doing two dives (two different days) with them. We enjoyed the easy scheduling and our dive master, Fernando, was terrific. Don't let his youth fool you, he is extremely knowledgeable about the dive sites and he takes safety and each diver's abilities seriously. On our first day... More 

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