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Dive Review of Rich Coast diving in
Costa Rica/playa del coco

Rich Coast diving, Aug, 2005,

by Brenda van Gestel, Curacao, Curacao . Report 2142.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Curacao, Holland, Egypt, Tobago, Cuba............
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas surge
Water Temp 23 to 28 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 10 to 20 Meters

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions depth limits
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales >2
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 5 stars

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments We took some great shots, especially of all the bullsharks who just ignored us. The visibility is a bit low, but get close to your subject to avoid back scatter

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments We fell in love with Costa Rica. Both under and above the water it's beautiful, we've even changed our plans and are getting ready to move back to Costa Rica and start our own dive operation.
Most dive operations are not to well developed and I think there are great possiblities for us!
We had a great dive experience with Rich Coast diving and had lots of fun with the staff. We dove with almost all operations in Coco, but this one is by far the better one!!!
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