ScubaDivingVacation.netDiving Resorts & Hotels In Pacific Side, Costa Rica

Costa Rica is quickly becoming one of the world's top vacation destinations to visit. After all, the scenery, unique eco-system, interesting wildlife and plant life are like no other on the planet and the weather, history and culture are just icing on the cake! Another thing that makes Costa Rica a great place to travel is scuba diving and divers from all over the world include nowadays this Central American country on their list of must-dive places. The best diving in Costa Rica is on the Pacific side where calm, warm waters, gentle currents and sandy bottoms make for safer dives with maximum visibility. Experts and novices alike enjoy scuba diving vacations in Costa Rica and explore the many excellent diving sites located in the Pacific region. Isla de Cano located off Drake Bay is considered one of the top places to dive in the country and is a spot where many species of coral, dolphins and crustaceans can be viewed. Murcielagos or Bat Islands and the Catalinas Islands are great dive sites to see grouper, sharks and moray eels. Bajo Del Diablo is another popular diving spot where large schools of devil rays are spotted frequently.

Guided and chartered tours to dive sites are the best way to get the most out of a diving experience on the Pacific coast. Costa Rica Adventure Divers charters tours to the area off the jungle-lined coast of Cano Island. Agua Rica Diving Center offers personalized service to the Catalinas. Rich Coast Diving offers above water and below waters tours with daily trips to various diving locations. Aquacenter Diving also takes divers to locations off the Catalinas where tourists can view octopus, stingrays and sharks. Pacific Dive Center charter tours of popular areas such as Dirty Rock, The Elephant and The Oven along with dives to shallow diving areas such as Guacamaya Cove and Conchal. Bill Beard`s Adventure Tours and Scuba Diving offers various land and sea tours and vacation packages for couples, families and larger groups.

While scuba diving vacations off the Pacific side of Costa Rica, travelers can expect to see many species of marine life including various fish and plant life. The area is also known for its many little islets that offer fish a place to congregate, giving divers a chance to see many fish at once. Volcanic rock formations are a common sight at many spots and occasionally larger species such as whale sharks, spinner dolphins, humpback whales and orcas are spotted along with other more elusive species such as sea horses, tubeworms, scorpion fish and clown shrimp.

Accommodations near dive sites in Costa Rica are as varied as the dive sites themselves. The Hilton Papagayo Resort and Spa, located in the north Pacific region of Guanacaste, is located close to many things such as national parks and beaches and has snorkeling, hiking trails and tennis courts on-site. Costa Rica Resort and Red Palms Villa is located close to popular surf destinations, adventure locations and diving sites. Also located in the central Pacific region, the Villa Caletas is set close to spectacular scenery and beaches, and claims to be one of the best places in the country for watching sunsets. Other great vacation places to stay that are located close to many dive sites include Hotel Giada, The Backyard Hotel, Club del Mar Resort and Tropico Latino.

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