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Ocotal Beach Resort

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Ocotal Scuba Diving Resort in Costa Rica offers daily dive trips and a dive shop.


Playa Ocotal, Guanacaste Province
Ocotal Beach Resort

Ocotal Scuba Diving Resort in Costa Rica boasts professional PADI instructors.

Situated on the northern Pacific shore of Costa Rica overlooking the Papagayo Gulf, Ocotal features beachfront bungalows and guest rooms right on the sand. While the resort has everything you need for a relaxing escape (spa services, swimming pools, gorgeous scenery), the big draw here is the diving. As the country's first PADI Gold Palm Resort, this property offers PADI instructors, a fleet of five dive boats, night dives and daily dive trips to the Catalina and Bat Islands, as well as a dive shop with everything you need right on the beach. Among the possible underwater sightings: bull sharks, golden rays, giant manta rays, sea turtles and dolphins.

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