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Rich Coast Diving Co.

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Rich Coast Diving is a PADI 5* Career Development Center and Project AWARE Partner located in Playas del Coco, Costa Rica. Visit our website,
The dive shop has been around since 1993 and we offer scuba diving and snorkeling trips for beginners and advanced levels.
Come explore the best dive sites Costa Rica has to offer with our experienced team - our staff is all up to date and trained on a frequent basis in order to stay familiar with the PADI standards. We speak and teach courses in English, French, Spanish, German and Dutch.
As a PADI Career Development Center (CDC) we als offer the full range of PADI Professional Training Courses, Internships and Experience workshops. We are there to help you every step of the way in becoming a PRO. With Costa Rica's only PADI Platinum Course Director - Martin van Gestel.
Don't hesitate to contact us for any questions - whether it is diving related or just about the area !
We are looking forward to make you feel like a member of our family!

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Activities offered

Scuba Diving, Technical Diving (TecRec Facility), Freediving, Snorkelling/ Swimming, Conservation, First Aid/ CPR (EFR Center)

Conservation awards

Green Fins


English, Spanish, Dutch, French, German, Italian

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Air Fills, Nitrox, Equipment Sales, Scuba equipment rental, Kids equipment rental, Conservation activities, Dive club, Travel, Other

Adaptive services

Accessible trips and activities, Accessible boat diving, Adaptive equipment, Personalized dive training, Staff trained in adaptive support


Onsite classroom, Adaptive Services Facility, Air Conditioning, Wi-Fi ($), Wi-Fi (FREE), Retail Shop, Dive boat, Onsite accommodation, Parking, Other


7 PADI Instructors


Mask & Snorkel, Compass, Camera, Wetsuit – shorty, Wetsuit – 3mm, Full-foot fins, Open-heel fins, Children sizes, Flashlight, Regulator, Dive Computer, Gauges, Wetsuit – 5mm, Boots, BCD, Aluminum Cylinders, Large Cylinders (15L / 100 cu. ft.)


Wet / Dry Suits, Gauges, Cylinders, Regulators, BCDs, Dive Computers

Payment methods

Payment Plan, Paypal, Bank / Debit Card, VISA, Mastercard, AMEX, Cash (local currency)


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