DIVE SITES AROUND PLAYAS DEL COCO
We are happy to have so many great dive sites around Playas del Coco and they are just a short boat ride away. Most of the Papagayo dive sites accommodate all levels of experience from beginners to advanced divers. For more advanced diving we offer diving tours to Catalina Islands (CATs) and Bat Islands (BATs) Islas Murciélagos. Maximum depths varies from site to site ranging from 30ft (10m) to 120 ft (35m). All of our dive guides are computerized to maximize your bottom time. If you are ready for the thrill and adrenaline rush of some of the hottest diving in Central America, and are searching for new pathways into the world of underwater adventure, you owe it to yourself to drop by and join us at Deep Blue Diving. Once you get underwater, chances are you won’t want to leave!
There are more than 20 Papagayo dive sites close to Playas del Coco which are all within a 10 to 20 minute boat ride away, including the most popular ones such as Punta Argentina, Tortuga, Virador and Cabeza de Mono (Monkeys Head). The maximum depths varies from site to site ranging from 30ft (10m) to 100 ft (30m). Most of the Papagayo dive sites accommodate all levels of experience from beginners to advanced divers.
When you talk about diving in Costa Rica, Catalina Island is a very good chance to dive with the Pacific Giant Mantas. The Islands are about 20 miles/30 km south of Playas del Coco. Our boat will take you there in less than an hour! These dive sites are more advanced due to surge, stronger currents and rougher surface conditions.
Bat Islands are a world class dive location for advanced divers in Costa Rica. One of the highlights are the face to face encounters with massive bull-sharks, up to 12ft/3.5m. Located around 30 miles/45 km north-west from Playas del Coco, at the most outward west-tip of the Santa Rosa National Park. Our boat takes you there in about 1 hour!