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Dive Review of Diving Safaris Costa Rica/Villas del Sueno in
Costa Rica/Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste

January, 2012, an Instant Reader Report by Christopher Hunter, DC, US (1 report)
Report Number 6430
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Cozumel, Cayman Islands, North Carolina, Curacao
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
choppy  
Water Temp
65   to 68    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
5
Water Visibility
20   to 30    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  2 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  N/A
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
N/A  
Boat Facilities
N/A
Overall rating for UWP's  
N/A  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
[None]
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
4 stars
Food
N/A
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
4 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
N/A  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars    
Beginners
3 stars   
Advanced
3 stars    
Comments  
The staff at Diving Safaris were friendly and professional. Even though I
was the only diver registered for 2 days, they didn't cancel my dives, and
I ended up being the only diver on the boat with a divermaster and captain.
Can't go wrong with a private charter! The conditions weren't the best, but
the divermaster did his best to find fun critters and was an expert at
finding nudibranchs, something I've never been any good at. The boat was in
good condition (no head thought) and water/snacks were provided between
dives. Saw over 10 morays of different species every dive, southern
stingrays, eagle rays, juvenile turtle, and all the usual pacific suspects.
 
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