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Agua Rica Diving Center

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Camino a Playa Langosta, despues del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 2653 0094
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Diving Rica!

We brought our girls to Tamarindo to complete their open water certification with Agua Rica... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
JSM630
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Boulder, Colorado
Very accommodating

I would like to thank Aqua Rica especially Matteo. They were great at making last minute changes to... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Kurt C
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Costa Mesa, California
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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 Instructors.our best tour is the Catalinas Islands, 10 miles North of Tamarindo, about 40 min boat ride.If you are not certified, no problem, you can do the full certification course with us or just to do the ' try to scuba program'
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Camino a Playa Langosta, despues del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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+506 2653 0094
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

We brought our girls to Tamarindo to complete their open water certification with Agua Rica. Couldn't have asked for a better dive master than Claudio who took them on their first open water dives. They completed the four dives which included seeing huge groups of...More

Thank JSM630
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I would like to thank Aqua Rica especially Matteo. They were great at making last minute changes to our plans after my daughter dislocated her shoulder and was unable to dive. They were able to get a boat for 13 of us just to snorkel...More

Thank Kurt C
Reviewed 1 May 2017

2 tank dive! Went of without a hitch! We were picked up on the beach right in front of the house we were staying at.

Thank Walter S
scubatama, Instructor at Agua Rica Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

we hope to dive with you again, Toni and the staff

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Great dive experience with a family owned business who really cares about putting their customer's first. The entire process of booking the dive trip and what to expect was explained to us by people who care about customer satisfaction! Billy (dive master) took he time...More

Thank Bruce S
scubatama, instructor at Agua Rica Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

thanks for having fun with our family, we look forward to diving and snorkeling with you again

Reviewed 28 February 2017

Dropped in to Agua Rica with my girlfriend who'd never dove before (I am an OWSI with hundreds of dives) and was very happy with the whole experience from the DSD to the Catalinas dives. Frank and Matteo were very easy going and friendly in...More

Thank chriscwynar
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed diving with Billy as our dive master. He made the whole trip a lot of fun and really knew the dive site well. I saw giant manta rays and the biggest schools of fish I've ever seen.

Thank telsry
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Aqua Rica is a small dive shop in the heart of Tamarindo located next to the Shrimp Hole. This is a small, no nonsense shop. If you are looking for a place selling a lot of gear or t-shirts this is not your place. If...More

Thank ScottnRae
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We went for 2 dives this week with Billy. I am certified AOP and my partner did her first dive. Billy was super nice to her and explained everything in a very knowledgeable but fun way. The visibility was not that great but we saw...More

Thank christelle D
Reviewed 26 November 2016

A friend and I signed up for 2 dives in the Catalina Islands. We were expecting possible weather challenges and upon first meeting Claudio and Billy, we felt like we were in great hands. We were so impressed with Billy's (our Dive Master) safety precautions...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 16 August 2016

After being told by another dive company they were full, who later called and said they weren't, we found Agua dive. Having hear some horror storied about equipment condition, We walked to the dive shop to check things out. Met Frank who showed us everything,...More

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Andy P
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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.
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