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Aprende a bucear en Costa Rica

Nuestro equipo espera mostrarle la belleza de Costa Rica debajo de la superficie. Tenemos sitios de buceo vírgenes de clase mundial para buzos principiantes y avanzados. Disfruta de este curso de 4 días en privado con nuestros instructores multilingües. Incluimo alquiler de equipos y ordenadores de buceo con el curso PADI Open Water.

En caso de que hayas iniciado tu curso Open Water en casa puedes terminar tu curso aquí en Costa Rica. Lea más sobre el curso de referencia Open Water.

Sobre este Curso

PADI Open Water Diver es el primer nivel de certificación de buceo. Un instructor PADI altamente capacitado te enseñará a bucear en un ambiente de aprendizaje relajado y de apoyo.


Al final del curso, tendrás las habilidades y el conocimiento para bucear en casa o en el extranjero y ser un embajador del mundo submarino.

Toma este curso si quieres

  • Explora el otro 70 por ciento de nuestro planeta

  • Apoyar la protección del océano

  • Ver cosas que nunca has visto antes

  • Aprende de un experto en buceo

  • Lleva la certificación de buceo más reconocida del mundo.

Aprender como

  • Ser un buzo seguro y experto.

  • Armar y usar el equipo de buceo

  • Gestiona tu flotabilidad

  • Acercarse respetuosamente a la vida marina.

  • Manejar problemas comunes

  • Why Rich Coast Diving ?
    Rich Coast Diving will help you begin your Dream Career as a PADI Professional. Our PRO Courses have been the starting point for hundreds of professionals from around the world. Rich Coast Diving takes pride in the quality and the professionalism of our teaching methods. But also the fun during our courses. Read testimonials of those who have been here recently.
  • How do I get There ?
    Rich Coast Diving is located in the small town of Playas del Coco. You can either fly to the capital of Costa Rica named San Jose (SJO Int'l Airport) and take a shuttle bus to Playas del Coco (5 hours). We can recommend the Interbus shuttle company. For bookings go to Or you can fly to Liberia (Daniel Oduber Int'l Airport) which is less then 40 min from Playas del Coco and from this airport we can arrange your pickup ($50 USD one way).
  • Accomodation
    For our PRO Candidates we have several accomodation options. Contact us for prices and availability.
  • What do I need to Bring ?
    We highly recommend that you bring your own equipment. If you do not own your own set of equipment yet, you can buy your personal set at our dive shop at a discounted rate or rent it (for divemaster internship only). As a future PADI professional the following items are mandatory and you cannot start you course without them ! We do sell all items with a 20% discount for our PRO participants if you can not bring them from your home country. As per Instructor Manual you need a dive computer, DSMB, compass, knife / divers tool, sound device (wisle).
  • What is the best time of the Year for the IDC in Costa Rica ?
    During the IDC you will spend most of your time in the classroom attending seminars, workshops and presentations. Then there are several pool sessions and a few training dives in the ocean. All of our training dive sites are conveniently located within 15 minutes away. We have access to great training dive sites with shallow and deep water. Conditions underwater can change from day to day but generally the water temperature ranges from 26 - 28 Celcius. So a 3 mm shorty wetsuit will be sufficient to keep you warm.
  • What is your cancellation policy ?
    You may cancel your reservation by written confirmation to up to 14 days before the start of your PRO course and you will receive a full refund. But in case of cancellation with notification within 14 days prior to arrival, your deposit will not be fully refunded (50% of your activities and 100% of the accommodation). Ofcourse we do understand that unexpected circumstances may happen and we can reschedule your course for free up to 14 days before the starting date. However payments made for accommodation reservations will not be refunded.
  • Course Price & PADI / EFR Fees
    Becoming a PADI Pro is not cheap but definitely worth it and we want to make sure that you can plan your budget accordingly by understanding all the costs and fees. You find an overview of the prices and fees on our price list. Do not hesitate to contact us for any questions or concerns you have regarding the costs of the PRO Courses and additional PADI and EFR fees. In short: ​ First there is the cost of the course for the training we provide you to become a PADI Professional. The cost of the course will be paid directly to Rich Coast Diving. Besides the cost of the course there are additional "PADI fees" which will be paid by credit card at the end of the training directly to PADI. As a PADI professional you will have to pay PADI initially to apply to become a member, as well as pay annual membership fees to retain your teaching status with them. ​ For the IDC candidates there are the EFR instructor fees and EFR annual fees. ​ Since PADI and EFR fees change annually please contact us for the latest update on fees.
  • How do I pay ?
    We are flexible and offer different payment options for you comfort. Please contact us for the details. Please note that bank and transfer fees are to be paid by the customer. On arrival you can settle your final payments by credit card or payment in cash (USD/EUR/CRC).
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Después de Open Water Diver - ¿Qué sigue?

¿Estás listo para tu próxima certificación de buceo? Si eres como la mayoría de las personas, querrás evitar parecer un buceador nuevo.


La forma más rápida de mejorar tus habilidades es tomar cursos de buceo adicionales. Aproximadamente uno de cada cuatro buzos se inscribe en el curso Advanced Open Water, mientras que otros toman especialidades PADI para mejorar su flotabilidad, navegación submarina o fotografías submarinas. Tenga en cuenta que algunas especialidades requieren una certificación Advanced Open Water como requisito previo.

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