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Address: Flamingo Marina Resort, Playa Flamingo, Costa Rica
Phone Number: +506 8877 7420
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AQUACENTER DIVING retails and operates as a full service Resort Dive Center...

AQUACENTER DIVING retails and operates as a full service Resort Dive Center with regularly scheduled trips, dive packages, introductory courses, and a complete line of certification training programs. The scuba center is located in Guanacaste, close to the beach, next to the Flamingo Marina and just minutes away from guest accommodations. As a dive operator of an international dive destination, we provide dive quality, qualified staff, convenient diving and excellent customer service.

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Great diving in less than ideal vis

We are experienced divers who dived with Aquacenter on our honeymoon. The center was great - very friendly and attentive. We did three days of diving with 2 dives a day. We set... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lonn L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are experienced divers who dived with Aquacenter on our honeymoon. The center was great - very friendly and attentive. We did three days of diving with 2 dives a day. We set off from the hotel at 7:30 and were back by about 12 so we still had plenty of time for the beach. The dive guides were very... More 

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Cutchogue, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this Dive Center through Costa Rica Vacations. The dive boat crew was professional, dive leaders professional. The dive sites exceptional. Mauricio led both dives, and led us to see some incredible sites! We were diving in the middle of hundreds of Devil Rays. A Hawks Bill turtle swam closely by, We dove South Point and the Cupcake Islands.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We booked a two-tank boat dive trip with AC through our hotel. We were told it was going to be $100, but when we were picked up and brought to the dive shop, we were charged 57,000 Colones, which was more than the $100 USD we were promised. The price included two tanks, all gear, and all transportation. The boat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

It'd been a while (years) since I dove and I was quite nervous about trying again. But my husband loves it, so I really wanted to try it again. Happily, when Mauricio picked us up he informed us that we were the only people on the trip so I'd have a lot of personal attention. The drive to Flamingo Beach... More 

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Thank Amanda J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I did my open water course here. I gotta say, it's a life changing experience. Mauricio is such a great instructor. If you want to dive in Costa Rica this is the place to go to

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Thank Abdulrahman J
Munich, Germany
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I booked a 2-tank dive to the Catalina Islands with them, they picked me up from the hotel which was a great service and their boat was very big and nice! We were 6 people and 1 dive master and when doing the safety check all divers noticed a very bad smell of the air (like gas). The dive master... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We were told about Aquacenter by our Airbnb hosts and we ended up doing two dives (two different days) with them. We enjoyed the easy scheduling and our dive master, Fernando, was terrific. Don't let his youth fool you, he is extremely knowledgeable about the dive sites and he takes safety and each diver's abilities seriously. On our first day... More 

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Thank Judy B
Tarpon Springs, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Mauricio picked us up at hotel on time and was very informative about area. Once at dive shop we were outfitted with our equipment which was in great condition. The dive masters were helpful and not once did we do any work. The dives were good and visibility good as well. Coming back for sure.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

All of the dive centers in and around Playa Flamingo charge about $90-100 US Dollars for a two tank dive trip. We were lucky and there were only three of us diving on the day I went. The shop was friendly and the dive master was knowledgeable of the area and the dive sites. We dove at South Point and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Mauricio sold me on the diving over any other shop because he was honest that the visibility was gonna suck, and that Rays were not in season, so just promised us fish. Fernando was our dive master and Alejandro was the tail end. They were both nice, and it was just our party of 3 on the trip. I'm usually... More 

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