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

Diving Safaris Costa Rica/Villas del Sueno, Jan, 2012,

by Christopher Hunter, DC, US ( 1 report). Report 6430.

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
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
UW Photo 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
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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