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Dive Review of Aquacenter Diving Costa Rica/Flamingo Beach Resort in
Costa Rica/Playa Flamingo

Aquacenter Diving Costa Rica/Flamingo Beach Resort: "Playa Flamingo, Catalina Islands, Costa Rica", May, 2017,

by Paul Fitzpatrick, TX, US ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9598.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving throughout Caribbean, Galapagos, Hawaii
Closest Airport Liberia Getting There Direct flight from Houston to Liberia, then cab

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas surge
Water Temp 73 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 25 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Dive times limited to 45 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I was able to get good pictures of mantas, a large school of lesser ... 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 4 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 We dove with Aquacenter for three days. There is a limited number of sites off the Playa Flamingo, all centered on the Catalinas Islands. These are small and rocky, with several smaller rocks nearby. Boat rides were about 30 minutes. Like much of the Pacific coast of the Americas, there is little coral, but the fish are much larger. The best dives were great. We saw mantas on 3 of 8 dives, usually at the safety stop. There was a huge school of lesser devil rays overhead on one dive and a group of ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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