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Aggressor Fleet Y   Cocos Island   "Great diving, strong currents, many sharks, excellent crew"
First time on a liveaboard. Trip out was rough, return not. Most dives had strong current. Sharks on most dives, many many whit... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
9/2021   James Ringer
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   Cocos Islands   "They didn't tell us we needed a negative test to get on the boat."
To make a long crappy story short, in all our communications, they failed to tell us we needed a negative COVID test to go to the ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2020   Owen R Poole
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "Thirty Years Later"
I did four trips about thirty years ago on the Aggressor I and the Sea Hunter. After that time, I discovered Socorro, which was e... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2020   DONALD MCCOY
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   Cano Island   "Cano Island Aggressor"
Rudy, the shuttle van driver, was outstanding: he offered suggestions on what to get for food at the break and helped folks order ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2018   Sandra Maruszak
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   Cocos Island   "Cocos Island on the Okeanos I"
We dived in March 2018. This was about 4 months after the tragic tiger shark attack on a woman and her divemaster which occurred ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Carol D Cox
1000+ Dives
 
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Aggressor Fleet Y   [N/A]   "Warm Above, Cold Below"
I was looking forward to my week on the Costa Rica Aggressor I. A few days before the trip I received a text saying that the water... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2018   Charles Beilman
250+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Y   Cano Island   "Great macro; not so great cold, current, and surge"
Cano Island, March 2018 This was the second part of back- to- back trips on the Okeanos I. We had just done a 10- day trip to Coc... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2018   Carol D Cox
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet/ Okeanos Aggressor II Full report Y   Cocos Island   "Cocos Island, Okeanos Aggressor II"
Seeing large hammerhead sharks schools and large pelagics in general was certainly on the Bucket List. I opted for Cocos over Gala... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2017   Karen McClure
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report Y   Pacific-Guanacaste/Bat Islands   "Guanacaste and Bat Islands aboard the Okeanos Aggressor II"
We've done close to 30 liveaboards and do not do shore diving. This Aggressor franchise was top notch and had a stellar crew. Ca... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
6/2017   Ronald JOhnson
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet/ Okeanos Aggressor 2 Full report Y   Cocos Island   "Not quite up to expectations"
My second visit to Cocos Island. What was good? I couldnt fault the boat or crew, Okeanos aggressor II isnt a new boat but the int... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2017   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report Y   CañoIsland   "Hell is Other People-But the diving was great"
We chose this Okeanos Aggressor II itinerary because the 32- hour crossing to Cocos Island is not in our stars. The diving was very... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2017   Elizabeth Russell
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet/ Wind Dancer Full report Y   Cocos Island   "Cocos Island- Wind Dancer"
We had a incredible week of diving at Cocos. The crossings were longer than expected and took 42 hours to get there in fairly roug... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2015   Kevin Darnell
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report Y   Cocos Island   "Long Trip; OK Diving"
After spending a night at the Holiday Inn, Escazu, myself and the other 20 divers were transported by bus to Puntarenas to board t... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet Full report Y   [N/A]   The cabins were small as were the shower/ bathrooms. I took my showers sitting on the toilet when the seas were rough because spac... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2012   Leona M Holaday
1000+ Dives
 
Aggressor Fleet/Cocos Wind Dancer Full report Y   Cocos Island   "Great Diving and Very Tired Crew "
The trip over and back was very calm seas. It did take 42 and 44 hours in perfect conditions due to the limitation of the engines. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2015   timothy g warner
250+ Dives
 
Agressor Fleet Full report Y   Cocos Isalnd   Okay, admittedly I'm a fan of Peter's Hughes operation. So right up front you know I like to be pampered along with great diving. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2006   Larry S. Klumb
1000+ 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
 
AGUILA DE OSA Full report N   CANO ISLAND OSA PENNINSULA   OSA PENNINSULA IS A DENSE JUNGLE, VERY HUMID BUT FANTASTIC FOLIAGE WITH AN INCREDIBLE AMOUNT OF WILDLIFE ON LAND. WILD SCARLET MA... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2006   kris carroll
500+ Dives
 
AGUILA DE OSA Full report N   CANO ISLAND OSA PENNINSULA   OSA PENNINSULA IS A DENSE JUNGLE, VERY HUMID BUT FANTASTIC FOLIAGE WITH AN INCREDIBLE AMOUNT OF WILDLIFE ON LAND. WILD SCARLET MA... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2006   kris carroll
500+ Dives
 
Agulia de Osa Inn Full report N   Cano Island   Unfortunately the diving had very poor visibility, 15' to 30'max! Plenty of white tip sharks, jacks, barracuda, puffer fish etc. T... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2005   scott johnson
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Center/ Paridisus Resort Full report N   Playa Conchal, Gunacaste   Our trip was set up by Bill Beard's Travel who recommended both the hotel and the dive operator. This was our first trip to Coast... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
4/2009   Steve Giles
1000+ Dives
 
Aqua Rica/ Hotel Diria Tamarindo Full report N   Tamarindo, Guancaste   A trip report about my diving experience in Tamarindo, Costa Rica during early January 2014. We booked this holiday through a tra... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2014   Christopher Watt
250+ Dives
 
Aquacenter/ Paradisus Playa Conchal Full report N   Guanacaste   We did 4 days of 2- tank diving with Aquacenter, located in Flamingo. We stayed at the Paradisus resort in Playa Conchal and were ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2008   Craig Grube
100+ Dives
 
aquacenter/ flamingo beach resort Full report N   flamingo coast   Flamingo Coast is Pacific side & appx. 2 hrs. from the airport in Liberia. Flamingo Beach Resort is very nice (better than my budd... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2007   Glen Kitchens
500+ Dives
 
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
 
AquaCenter Diving/ Flamingo Beach Resort Full report N   Flamingo   I was a bit skeptical before diving, expecting visibility to be an issue. However, both 2 tank morning dives were INCREDIBLE! The ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2008   John Bainbridge
<100 Dives
 
AquaCenter Diving/ Flamingo Beach Resort Full report N   Guanacaste   We were treated very well. Anna, with Aquacenter, arranged all of our diving and other tours. The dive operation was very profes... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2007   Sherald Vogt
<100 Dives
 
Aquacenter Diving Costa Rica/ Flamingo Beach Resort Full report N   Playa Flamingo   "Playa Flamingo, Catalina Islands, Costa Rica"
We dove with Aquacenter for three days. There is a limited number of sites off the Playa Flamingo, all centered on the Catalinas I... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2017   Paul Fitzpatrick
250+ Dives
 
Aquacenter Diving Costa Rica/ Tamarindo Diria Full report N   Tamarindo   "Great diving in Catalina Islands with huge numbers of fish!"
I was unsure about diving in the Tamarindo area because I have read the water can be cold with thermaclines and that the vis... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   Paula Flori
500+ Dives
 
Aquacenter Diving Costa Rica/ Topical Homes Full report N   Playa Flamingo   Good dive shop; owner picked me up every day, was friendly and professional, most days dive started on time with 3 – 9 divers. Two... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
5/2011   GAIL THOMAS
250+ Dives
 
Argo Y   [N/A]   "Extraordinary Diving in Liveaboard Luxury...supporting Shark Research"
At Cocos, an "okay" dive involves white- tip reef sharks, marble rays, and schools of reef fish. A great dive includes tuna, school... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2019   David Stoll
250+ Dives
 
Argo Y   Cocos Island   "Awesome!"
Loved the frogfish, morays, tropicals, marble, eagle and manta rays, etc. but this was all about sharks! Tons of hammerheads, Gal... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2018   Elaine Field
1000+ Dives
 
Argo Full report Y   Cocos Island   "Argo to Cocos Island Costa Rica. September 2017"
This trip was planned by a friend. We had been stationed together at the US Embassy in Athens and dove a lot, including Sharm El ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2017   Alan Mayfield
1000+ Dives
 
Argo Full report Y   Cocos Islands   "Amazing diving off MV Argo at Cocos Islands"
MV Argo, the crown jewel of Cocos diving. Very well laid out, with large comfortable cabins and bathrooms, very organized dive dec... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2017   S M Williams
500+ Dives
 
Argo (Undersea Hunter) Full report Y   Cocos Island   I think most people have heard how spectacular Cocos Island diving is, so I won't belabor that point except to point out it is mos... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2010   Gina Sanfilippo
250+ Dives
 
B J DIVING SAFARIS/ HOTEL OCCIDENTAL GRAND PAPA Full report N   CENTRAL AMERICA   DIVING WAS DESCRIBED BY DIVE SHOP PRIOR TO BOOKING AS A "MINI COCOS". THIS WAS NOT THE CASE. THERE WERE VERY FEW LARGE PELAGICS. I... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
11/2005   THOMAS LOPATIN
500+ Dives
 
Cano Divers Full report N   Isla de Cano   Dove with Cano Divers, and stayed at their bungalows overlooking the ocean, which is at Pirate Cove: piratecovecostarica. com C... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2006   Terry Anderson
500+ 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
 
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
 
Cocos Aggressor Full report Y   Cocos Island   "Cocos on Wind Dancer Dec 20-30 2014"
This was a trip over Christmas week on the Wind Dancer. You need to fly in a day early and stay in Escazu. The boat picks you up a... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
12/2014   Jason Propsner
500+ Dives
 
Cocos Aggressor Full report Y   Isla del Coco   Traveling to/ from Costa Rica was easy; airport operations were smooth and secure. Plan on spending a night or two in a hotel befo... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
7/2014   David Schwab
250+ Dives
 
Cocos Aggressor Full report Y   [N/A]   The Okeanos Aggressor is the worst Aggressor I've ever been on. Other than great meals, the overall quality of service was sadly l... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2005   jean miller
500+ 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
 
COSTARICA DIVERS/ JINETES DE OSA Full report N   [N/A]   FROM PAST REVIEWS I EXPECTED GOOD DIVING. I DONT KNOW WHAT WAS THE PROBLEM ?EL NINO BUT THERE WERE MINIMAL FISH AND CORALS WERE PO... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
1/2007   BEN GLICK
1000+ Dives
 
Deep Blue Diving/ Hotel Puerta del Sol Full report N   Gulf of Papagayo   Diving in Costa Rica is a big departure from the Caribbean. . . there is almost no coral, and the visibility is considered excellen... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2011   Sandy Falen
1000+ Dives
 
Deep Blue Diving Adventures/ No resort, but packages available N   Pacific Coast   "Professional dive operation out of Playas del Coco on the west coast"
Over two days, I went on two, two- tank dives. The dive boat is small (capacity ~8), but so are the groups. One day 1, we had 3 div... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   A J Underbrink Jr
500+ Dives
 
Deep Blue diving adventures/ Hotel La Puerta del Sol Full report N   Playa del Coco   Lots of puffer fish, jelly fish, eels, and octopus. Went to Bat island one day. Miserable trip. Small boat with rough waters tu... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2013   Bill Markley
100+ Dives
 
Deep Blue Diving Adventures/ Coco Verde Full report N   Gulf of Papagayo   We started off intending to stay at an RCI timeshare trade but we were switched to another resort (with bad reviews) and cancelled... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2006   Jack M. Bernstein
100+ Dives
 
Dive Safari/ Villas Sol Full report N   northwest   Nice relatively easy diving. Dive Safaris put us (more experienced divers) on a separate boat so most days there were 4 divers and... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2006   william Wittman
250+ Dives
 
Dive Safari/ [s Full report N   [N/   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/ Occidental Grand Papagayo Full report N   Pacific Coast Guanacaste regio   The Dive outfit, Diving Safaris (Not Bill Beards) with Bobbie Joe and Earl, were excellent. The dive masters and boat captains wer... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2006   David McDougall
250+ Dives
 
Diving Safaris/ [same]Sol Playa Hermosa Full report N   [N/A]   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
 
Diving Safaris Costa Rica/ Villas del Sueno Full report N   Playa Hermosa, Guanacaste   The staff at Diving Safaris were friendly and professional. Even though I was the only diver registered for 2 days, they didn't ca... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2012   Christopher Hunter
100+ Dives
 
Diving Safaris Costa Rica/ Hilton Papagayo Full report N   Guanacaste   Dive Safaris boats and rental gear were old but worked fine. The boat was covered in the event of sun. Back roll entry and then ... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
7/2011   craig grube
100+ Dives
 
Diving Safaris de Costa Rica/ Four Seasons Full report N   Guanacaste: Gold Coast   As part of a special birthday celebration we were staying at the Four Seasons resort at Peninsula Papagayo. The resort was wonder... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
3/2009   Dorothy McDonald
500+ 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
 
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
 
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
 
Herradura Divers/ I stayed with Family Full report N   Playa Jaco   "Lack of safty or concern for divers."
rough surf we should not have gone out. one of the other divers in the front of boat dropped and air cylinder and they were not n... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
1/2016   Victor Eizenga
<100 Dives
 
Herradura Divers Full report N   Central Pacific   This dive operation is small and the only one in this area, Very friendly, Had to transfer to second boat to go out to reef. Was no... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
4/2006   David N Scarborough
1000+ 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
 
La Paloma Full report N   Osa Peninsula   Our 1 hour flight from San Jose, 45 minute van ride and 15 minute boat ride landed us in La Paloma. After climbing a steep hill w... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2008   anne warburton
250+ Dives
 
La Paloma Resort Full report N   Canos Island   Getting to Drake Bay on the Osa Penninsula from Sierpe required a water taxi of about 1 hour through the mangroves. From here you ... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
6/2011   susan morris
<100 Dives
 
La Perla del Sur/ Crystal Ballena Full report N   Isla Cano   My buddy and I had limited time in Costa Rica and made arrangements to dive through "Meetings Horizonte" travel agency. They arran... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
7/2013   Mary K Wicksten
1000+ Dives
 
Manuel Antonio Divers Full report N   Quepos   We dove with Manuel Antonio Divers of Costa Rica. Raymond & Mindy Passavant are the owners of Manuel Antonio Divers. We had boo... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
3/2007   Jeffrey Levin
100+ Dives
 
MV Seahunter Full report Y   Cocos Island   Our first but not our last trip to Cocos Island. We're signed up for a July 2004 repeat trip on the MV Seahunter. The Seahunter is... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
8/2002   Frank and Renie Arroyo
250+ Dives
 
Oceans Unlimited Full report N   Manuel Antonio   The trip was about 2 hours beacsue the ocean was initially a bit choppy. we arrived at Cano Island and our first dive site was Ba... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2007   Divegirl80
1000+ Dives
 
Ocotal Beach Resort Full report N   El Ocotal, Arenal, San Jose   We left Chicago in a snow storm, probably the last flight that made it out that morning and were on the beach by 2 PM in high 80 d... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
12/2008   R and K Rankhorn
250+ Dives
 
Ocotal Beach Resort Full report N   West Coast   Two of us took in an early May week of Costa Rican west coast diving at Ocotal Beach Resort on the Gulf of Papagayo – with reduced... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2008   James Filipczak
500+ Dives
 
Ocotal Beach Resort Full report N   Guanacaste   We had a WONDERFUL experience staying at the Ocotal Beach Resort which we had read about in the Divers' Chapbook. We will definit... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
5/2007   Cindy Cook
100+ Dives
 
Ocotal Beach Resort Full report N   Guanacaste   We were concerned about previous negative comments about this resort and their dive staff, but ultimately chose Ocotal Beach ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2006   Richard Himmel
100+ 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 Divers/ Ocotal Hotel Full report N   Ocotal, Guanacoste   Spent 11 days here with my non diving wife. Contrary to most reports on the diving here, this diver was very disappointed. However... Full report  
2 stars
2 stars  
3/2009   Don Hoft
500+ Dives
 
Ocotal Diving/ Ocotal Beach Resort Full report N   Guanacaste   My wife, daughter, and I decided to spend the last week of summer vacationing in Costa Rica, a country we had not had an opport... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2006   Craig Wood
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
 
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
 
Okeanos Aggressor Y   Cocos Island   "my first liveaboard and it was fabulous"
First a disclaimer. This was my first liveaboard, so I have no reference point for my evaluation. My ratings are based simply on... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
6/2019   Gene S
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report Y   Coco Island]   "Some good, some bad"
Water temp was warmer than expected - 85 on most dives, a few dives had a thermocline deep (80- 100') that dropped the temp to 80. ... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
7/2015   James K Harris
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report Y   Cocos   "Cocos Island, Costa Rica"
May is a transition season so the conditions can be unpredictable. We had poor visibility on many dives and some sites had very s... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2015   John J. Sambogna
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report Y   Cocos Is.   One of the best dive trips ever. I want to keep this brief - it's also my first review here: you DEFINITELY need a 5 mm wetsuit - ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
9/2013   Andrew James Gregor
<100 Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report N   Cocos Island   Flew into to San Jose two days before our departure. Spent a day doing white water rafting down the Pacuare River which was fantas... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2008   Brent Barnes
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report Y   Cocos Island   Cocos Island is truly a diver's paradise. Our group flew into San Jose, Costa Rica, requiring an overnight stay in a hillside hote... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2007   Barbara Rizzardi
500+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report Y   Cocos Island   Cocos Island diving is all that it is cracked up to be - and much more! Incredible hammerhead shark diving, white tips on every d... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
7/2007   Steve Pittman
1000+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report N   Coco Island   Sensory overload diving. Hammerhead Sharks [lots] plus Galapagos, Silky, Silver Tip, and the everpresent White Tip Reef Shark... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2005   Ed & Jeanette Raver
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report N   Coco Island   Sensory overload diving. Hammerhead Sharks [lots] plus Galapagos, Silky, Silver Tip, and the everpresent White Tip Reef Shark... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2005   Ed & Jeanette Raver
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report N   Coco Island   Sensory overload diving. Hammerhead Sharks [lots] plus Galapagos, Silky, Silver Tip, and the everpresent White Tip Reef Shark... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
12/2005   Ed & Jeanette Raver
250+ Dives
 
Okeanos Aggressor Full report Y   Cocos Island   You must stay 1 night prior to trip in Costa Rica. The recommended hotel in San Jose is clean and has a good open air restaurant. ... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
10/2005   Jason Pellegatto
250+ 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
 
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
 
Okeanos Aggressor II Full report N   Cocos   "High expectations, good, not great"
Reservations: I made my boat reservations through the Aggressor website. It worked perfectly and communication was excellent. M... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
4/2017   Craig A Wood
1000+ Dives
 
Pacific Coast Dive Center/ Tamarindo Diria Hotel Full report N   Guanacaste-Catalina Islands   "Catalina Islands boat from Potrero Bay "
Nice resort dive day. Modern van for hotel pick- up at 7am, stop at shop outside Flamingo to do release forms, Ccard check and fitt... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2016   Lee Little Haponski
1000+ Dives
 
Pacific Coast Diving Center, Playa Flamingo/ Massai Apartments, Playa Flamingo Full report N   Catalina Islands   "Costa Rica--Catalina Island dives--Overall a good experience"
All the dives were at the Catalina Islands, a 40 minute boat ride from Playa Flamingo. Experience with Pacific Coast Diving Cente... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   John A Thich
100+ Dives
 
Peter Hughes' Debbie Messina, travel agent Full report N   [N/A]   I made hotel reservations with Debbie Messina, Peter Hughes in SanJose, Costa Rica. We were told we had to arrive the day before... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2010   Mary L. Long
<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
 
Rich Coast Divers/ Allegro Papagayo Full report N   Guanacaste   We dove 3 times with Rich Coast Divers last week. Basically, it's a reasonably good operation, with a few problems that prevent it... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
5/2009   Randy and Carol Thompson
1000+ Dives
 
Rich Coast Divers/ Villas Sol Full report N   Guanacaste   This was our first trip to Costa Rica, after hearing from many people that it's a great destination. And we had a blast, from... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2008   Timothy A. Kolakowski
250+ Dives
 
Rich Coast Divers Full report N   [N/A]   I've been diving Playa del Coco three times in the last 5 years, all with Rich Coast Divers. They have changed owners, and althou... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
12/2007   Terry Anderson
500+ Dives
 
Rich Coast Diving/ Villas Sol Full report N   [N/A]   Great time diving with Rich Coast Diving – we dove 6 days in a row with them in early November, 2012. The staff were all very frie... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2012   Patricia MacSween
250+ Dives
 
Rich Coast Diving/ Villa del Sol Full report N   Guancaste   I went to Costa Rica with modest expectations for the diving and was blown away by the great dives I had. I choose Rich Coast Div... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2010   Brent Woods
250+ Dives
 
Rich Coast Diving/ Villas del Sol (hotel) Full report N   Playas Del Coco   I chose Rich Coast Diving based on positive reader reports. Unfortunately, I found the operation has apparently changed since the... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2006   Bob Sivak
100+ Dives
 
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