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For Experienced Divers:  4 stars For Inexperienced Divers:  3 stars
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Aquacenter/ Flamingo Cove Full report N   Flamingo   The Visibility was only marginial. Surge was present on every dive. White tip sharks was plentiful. Saw one Manta. Saw a few turtl... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
9/2005   Terry Garland
250+ Dives
 
UnderSea Hunter Full report N   Cocos Island   [None]The Undersea Hunter is a well run operation from sched, trip planning to the actual diving. The trip out was better then ex... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
6/2005   Michele
100+ Dives
 
Costa Rica Adventure Divers/ Jinetes de Osa Full report N   73003   We thouroughly enjoyed the resort and diving but wish we had known there was going to be a tropical depression in the area. Proba... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2005   Steven K Blair
250+ Dives
 
Jinetes de Osa/ Mirador Lodge Full report N   Cano Island   Over Christmas break, 2004, our family of 4,all certified divers went to Drake Bay, on the Osa Peninsula, in Southwest Costa Rica.... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2004   Eruk Williamson
<100 Dives
 
Can`o Island Divers/ Casa Corcovado Full report N   [N/A]   The bad: Variable abilities of divers necessitated strict guiding practices and depth limits. One diver could not maintain bouyanc... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2004   LeRoy Anderson
250+ Dives
 
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Undersea Hunter Full report Y   Cocos Island   Cocos is ONLY for experienced divers. The dives are all deep, currents can be ripping, safety stops can become blue water drifts ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2004   Peter Belden
100+ Dives
 
Ocotal Resort Full report N     I had a great dive trip to Ocotal resort. I was able to see diamond rays, eagle rays, turtles, many moray eels on every dive, larg... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
10/2004   Brent U.
<100 Dives
 
Ocotal Resort Full report N   [N/A]   I'll never return to Ocotal, but if you choose to stay there, REVIEW YOUR BILL THOROUGHLY!! The room charge is billed to your car... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2004   Diane May
100+ Dives
 
El Ocotal Full report N   [N/A]   Hotel El Ocotal and the dive operation were first rate in every way. The service was consistently friendly and of extremely high q... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
10/2004   Bud
100+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report Y   Cocos Island   Diving was incredible, boat was horrible. Emailing longer report separately to editor@undercurrent.org ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
1/2003   Roger Carlson
500+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunger/ [N/A] Full report Y   Cocos Island   We flew Chicago to Houston, then Houston to San Jose. Spent the night in San Jose to ensure all our baggage arrived. Stayed the th... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2004   Steve and Beth Welch
250+ Dives
 
Undersea Hunter Full report Y   Coco Island   If your mantra is "Hammerheads" this is your place. Sharks are everywhere. Hundreds of scalloped hammerheads, hundreds of white ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2004   Ralph Baker
250+ Dives
 
Cano Divers/ Pirates Cove] Full report N   Drake Bay   Good: Lots of White tip reef sharks. Canos Island makes for a very comfortable spot for lunch and surface intervals. At times, ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2004   Gary Bergeron
<100 Dives
 
El Ocotal Full report N   [N/A]   We were looking for a destination where my husband and I could do some good diving, and also have some fun with our kids (12, 9 an... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
6/2004   Elizabeth Hilla
100+ Dives
 
Resort Divers De Costa Rica/ Allegro Papagayp Full report N   Guanacaste   Day 1 Thursday - Half day costal Fishing with Resort Divers. Arranged prior to arrival via email with owner Viviane. Captain and F... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2004   Jacki Briggs
<100 Dives
 
UnderSeahunter Full report N   Cocos/Malpelos   The FATHOMS MAGAZINE rebreather expedition took on the double island trip with the SeaHunter visiting first Malpelos for four days... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
6/2003   Gregg Gaylord
500+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report Y   Cocos Island   Nitrox is a must at Cocos Island and the course can be taken on board. I used an air computer as a backup and it went into de... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2003   Steve Wenc
250+ Dives
 
Sea Hunter Full report Y   Cocos Island   Crouching in a semi circle in the sand, or clutching the boulder ridges along the side walls of Alcyone, we watched in awe as l... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2003   Patrick Wikstrom
500+ Dives
 
Ocotal Beach Resort Full report N   [N/A]   Very intimate hotel. Great service everywhere. Most rooms are set in buildings spaced out hillside. Some beachfront rooms. The... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2003   A. Segal
250+ Dives
 
Ocotal Resort Full report N   Gulf of Papagayo   This is a decent resort, and I'd probably return again. The restaurant is consistently good, and the rooms very clean and well-ma... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2003   Carl Scott
100+ Dives
 
Underseahunter/ Sea Hunter Full report N   Cocos Island   This was my third and in some ways, the best trip to Cocos Island. The silvertips are back at Silverado and the hammerheads are a... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2003   Nikki Mahan
500+ Dives
 
El Ocotal Dive Resort Full report N   Guanacaste   The diving was great, lots of big critters, sharks, turtles, etc. Also, good macro opportunities including sea horses, harlequin s... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2003   Brian
100+ Dives
 
Dive Safari/ [s Full report N   [N/   [None] Costa Rica, Pacific Coast, upper northwest corner, February 8-15, 2003. Bill Beards Diving Safaris Water temp 70 to... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
2/2003   C.F.Ward
500+ Dives
 
Diving Safaris/ [same]Sol Playa Hermosa Full report N   [N/A]   [None]Nitrox was promised but was unavailable. Lame excuse was given for not being available. Night dives and trip to Bat Islands ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2002   Brian Bolton
<100 Dives
 
Agua Rica/ Cala Luna Full report N   Tamarindo   Agua Rica is located in Tamarindo on Pacific coast. Dives only at Santa Catalina Islands (which is good). THe marine life there is... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
11/2002   Martin Raffauf
100+ Dives
 
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