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Dive Review of Deep Blue diving adventures/Hotel La Puerta del Sol in
Costa Rica/Playa del Coco

Deep Blue diving adventures/Hotel La Puerta del Sol, May, 2013,

by Bill Markley, CA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 6987.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Fiji, Bali, Caribbean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas choppy
Water Temp 72 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20 to 30 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Do safety stop when reach 750 psi
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments No shore facilities for cameras; some boats had a fresh water bucket for cameras some did not. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments Lots of puffer fish, jelly fish, eels, and octopus. Went to Bat island one day. Miserable trip. Small boat with rough waters turned a 1 hour ride to 2+ hours each way. A lot of current at the dive site which cut dive times down considerably. DM left behind two divers on one dive who couldn ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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