2-tank dive day trips can be booked to the following dive destination from Potrero, Costa Rica, all year round:
Las Catalinas - US$ 110
(Snorkellers US$ 60)
Every day except Mondays.
Las Catalinas day trip prices normally include: drinking water, fruits and cookies, dives, full set of scuba equipment, professionally qualified divemaster, all taxes.
Prices exclude (mandatory, unless customer provides own): none.
Optional extras: hotel transfers to the Costa Rica Sailing Center, dive computer, dive insurance, nitrox (US$ 20 per tank), professional photography of your experience (US$ 50 per day). Unless otherwise stated, all the listed items need to be paid on arrival.
The maximum dive depths are 65 ft/20m at most sites with 1 or 2 sites getting close to 100 ft/30m, and so are mostly suitable for certified divers of all levels.
Meet at 07:30 am at the dive center in Potrero, inside the Costa Rica Sailing Center. The dive boat leaves directly from the beachfront at the dive center as soon after 08:00 hrs as possible.
The dive boat is fast as well as comfortable and takes only 15 to 20 minutes to get to the dive sites. There are 2 dives at different sites, with approximately 45 minutes surface interval. Chilled water, fruits and cookies are served on board. You may bring your own refreshments along too if you wish. It is recommended you bring with you a towel, sunscreen, and your own drinking water container. After the 2 dives you will return to the center at approximately 12:30 hrs.
Las Catalinas offer some of the best coastal diving in Costa Rica. With more than 12 great dive sites, if you are planning to dive during your visit to Costa Rica, Las Catalinas has to be on your list of places to dive. The islands are famous for the giant Pacific manta ray sightings which are typically seen over the winter months of December to May.
The dive center features an onsite swimming pool, full bar and restaurant, restrooms, a shower, and changing facilities, making your day as comfortable as possible. This boutique dive operator takes a maximum of only 8 divers per boat, meaning small group sizes of 4 to 5 divers per dive guide.