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Almaco Diving & Tours

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Address: Apdo 70-5019, Playas del Coco 5019, Costa Rica
Phone Number:
+506 8355 1948

Almaco's private customized boat tours are a great way to experience Costa...

Almaco's private customized boat tours are a great way to experience Costa Rica from the ocean’s point of view. For almost a decade we have been designing dynamic tours for small groups and families who want a little bit of everything while out on the water. We offer snorkeling, sport fishing, scuba diving (and instruction), surf trips (and instruction), standup paddling, sunset tours, and unforgettable full day beach barbeque tours with delicious gourmet food.

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Highlight of our vacation!!

If I could give this company above 5 stars I would. This was my family's first time in Costa Rica, and Almaco sealed the deal for a return trip. Our trip was with Owen and Michi... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If I could give this company above 5 stars I would. This was my family's first time in Costa Rica, and Almaco sealed the deal for a return trip. Our trip was with Owen and Michi and we had so much fun. My brother, my dad, and I are certified to dive, with my mom extremely fearful of all things... More 

Thank Crhemp
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Our family of four spent a half day on the Almaco with Leo and Michi. We mainly wanted to snorkel and although it was a windy afternoon Michi and Leo found a cove for us, and Leo identified fish for us and advised about rocky areas to avoid, making sure we were all safe. We visited a mangrove and saw... More 

Thank cfran123
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We found this company through Diego, who is a photographer we booked through the Four Seasons. Owen and his crew were amazing! We brought Diego along as well for his photography skills as well as lessons (Diego- also amazing opportunity to learn some photography!) The crew on our boat went out of their way to make sure we were comfortable... More 

Thank poppyella13
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7 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Our group was 5 couples. planned this vacation together. we rented the boat Nai'a. it was easily big enough for our group. Smooth ride. Chipopa was awesome. whats great about this boat is that we chose what we wanted to do in the moment. The were fully equiped. We didn't want to dive. Also, it ended up being a windy... More 

Thank Brett K
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2017

While I love reading other folks reviews, I rarely post one myself. But after our day on the Almaco boat Nai'a, I've made an exception. Staying at the Four Seasons (another review-worthy post) for President's week, we booked a day out with Almaco on a two tank dive with my two teenage daughters and my wife who does not dive.... More 

Thank Matthew G
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My wife and I spent 1/2 day (9 am to 2 pm) with a great crew and a clean, nice boat. We saw dolphins jumping, turtles swimming, caught a Tuna, snorkeled and then went and had lunch at a beach side restaurant. Captain Mitch and Guide Owen were friendly and open to do whatever we wanted to do. The refreshments... More 

Thank Paul F
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We did a private full-day boat tour with Almaco. 4 adults and 4 kids (aged 9-12). It was a fantastic day - our favorite activity of the entire vacation. The boat guides were excellent, professional, knowledgeable, personable, and 100% focused on ensuring we had a great experience. Definitely worth the money. We were on the "Alcyone" boat (their mid size... More 

Thank Ian M
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Absolutely amazing day on Nai'a. We were with Chicago friends visiting Coco as well as local friends and our kids for a full day tour. Our whole group has been raving about what a great day it was - our visitors say it was the best day of their 2 week Costa Rica trip. The crew was awesome. Rolbin, Wilbert,... More 

Thank M C
Columbus, Ohio
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99 reviews
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Reviewed 14 September 2016

We charted the boat for 4 hours and a captain and a guide. There were 6 of us. We snorkeled, paddle boarded, and sub-winged. We had never done that before and absolutely loved it. If you have never tried it. Its a must do! They had water, drinks and munchies on the boat for us for half way through the... More 

Thank lindak7160
New York City, New York
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We enjoyed two days of boating with friends that were definitely the highlight of our Costa Rican holiday with friends. We went out on two different boats - both of which were in excellent condition - clean, comfortable and fully equipped. There was so much to do and we had a blast! The first day we went on a snorkeling... More 

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