Welcome to Rich Coast Diving in Playas del Coco, Costa Rica. We are proud to announce we are the only CDC center in Costa Rica and one of the few in Central America. We take pride in our professional training and are very well known for our Divemaster internships.
The CDC rating is given only to the 5 star IDC centres with the highest level of quality in professional diver training and the best track record for succeeding as an instructor.
We strive to not only succeed at the PADI exam, but also afterwards, helping you become a responsible diver and finding job placement opportunities. We will use our contacts to help you find a job either in Costa Rica or in different locations around the world
Playas del Coco used to be a small fishing village but has grown into a popular destination for visitors form all over the world. The diving is unique and new everyday, with the conditions of the Pacific changing all the time making the diving so interesting. Big schools of fish, sharks, mantas, whales but also small nudibranchs and seahorses are familiar encounters.
There are many restaurants of all kinds and many bars to enjoy a good party. Happy hours are offered daily. There are 4 supermarkets to supply your needs and small boutique stores for a day of shopping.
Coco still has it’s charm of an old town and the howler monkies, can be seen as you walk from your house to the dive center.