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Dive Review of Cocos Aggressor in
Costa Rica/Cocos Island

Cocos Aggressor: "Cocos on Wind Dancer Dec 20-30 2014", Dec, 2014,

by Jason Propsner, GA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8109.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Multiple Caribbean locations, Galapagos, Socorro, Indonesia, Hawaii, Various Latin America locations and Florida
Closest Airport San Jose CR Getting There I flew direct from Atlanta, GA in about 3 hours.

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 79 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 30 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Drop and dive as a group. Limited to 55 minutes. No deco diving. No solo diving. They fitted each pair with one GPS locator.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There was limited charging inside the salon. If there was more lights and cameras ... 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 5 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 1 stars
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Comments 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 at the Holiday Inn and Indigo, but there are several other major brands nearby, like the Courtyard Marriott in case you want to use points or stay somewhere else. If you do stay at another hotel you will need to get yourself to one of the pickup hotels. I stayed at the Holiday Inn. It was nice and near a mall and several restaurants. Make sure to ask the taxi drivers if they have a working "Maria" (meter) so you don't get overcharged.
The bus met us a few minutes late, but we had a great tour guide with ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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