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Costa Rica Beach & Dive Adventure with Dan’s Dive Shop

December 6 - December 13

Dive Costa Rica with Dan's Dive Shop

Join us Scuba Diving in Costa Rica

We have put together a DDS Diver All Inclusive Package with airfare, four star All Inclusive RUI Gunacaste Resort stay, 5 days diving including a one day upgrade to Catalina Island and finally a full day Adventure Combo Tour exploring Cost Rica’s wild and rugged natural landscape. The full day tour includes tubing, zip lining, mud baths, horseback riding and more!

Scuba diving in Guanacaste, Costa Rica promises unforgettable underwater adventures, stunning marine life encounters, and the opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful dive sites in the Pacific. Whether you’re a seasoned diver or a novice enthusiast, diving in Guanacaste offers a truly immersive and unforgettable experience. Trip includes 1 day diving at Catalina Islands, often visited by the Pacific Manta Ray.

As one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, Guanacaste offers nature lovers a paradise to explore. From exhilarating dive sites, beautiful beaches, lush rainforests to volcanic landscapes, you will have an unforgettable trip. Our beach, dive and adventure trip is for blend of adventure, relaxation, natural beauty, and cultural immersion.

Giant Pacific Manta Ray, Catalina Island. Photo courtesy of Bill Beard


Round Trip Airfare from Toronto

7 nights stay RUI Guanacasta AI

5 days diving (10 Dives)

Includes 1 day diving Catalina Island

Full Day Adventure Combo Tour

ONLY $2899 CDN


The water in Costa Rica is nutrient rich with plankton which attracts tons of marine life and huge schools of fish. Underwater volcanic rock pinnacles with an abundance of colorful fish and marine life for exciting and fun diving. Diving the Pacific is a completely different experience than Caribbean waters.


Gulf of Papagayo (Guanacaste/ Northern Pacific) – Over 20 dive sites on submerged pinnacle packed full of life within a 10 to 20-minute boat ride from shore. It is common to see squadrons of eagle rays, schooling cow-nosed rays, horse-eyed jacks, snapper, grunts, and puffers. Schools of white-tipped reef sharks are often seen taking a siesta on the sandy bottom.

Catalina Island – This archipelago of 20 small island  is a cleaning station for pelagics and offers  some  great  diving with frequent encounters with stingrays, bat rays, devil rays, mobula rays,  eels, sea turtles. This dive spot offers a great opportunity to dive with Pacific Giant Mantas which can be a common sighting in December.


In December divers can expect calmer seas and visibility reaching 100 feet. Water tempertures should be in the mid to high 70s F (23-25 C) at depth. Conditions can include surge and current, especally at Catalina Islands, but should be minimal in December.


All diving is boat diving. Two AM dives per day with pick up at RUI Guanacaste, returning after lunch. Diving includes tanks and weights. Nitrox fills are available $15 per tank. Dive days are December 7-11, including diving Catalina Islands on Dec 9th.

Photo courtesy of Bill Beard
Photo courtesy of Bill Beard


Rui Guancaste is situated in northern Costa Rica directly on Matapalo beach. This beautiful beach front resort has several restaurants and bars to choose from for your dining options, 3 swimming pools and a whirlpool bath. Other highlights include a wide ranging entertainment programme for adults, Splash Water World waterpark and free WiFi throughout hotel. The resort is located right next to a nature park and monkey bar and only 3 kms to the nearest town.


Each room has two small double beds (125×200 cm) or one king-size bed (200×200 cm), satellite TV, air conditioning, a minibar and beverage dispenser, and a balcony or terrace. All rooms are double occupancy. Upgrade to an Ocean View Room for only +$150 CDN per person.


The resort is located only 33 km from Liberia Airport. Trip package includes airport transfers in Costa Rica and one checked bag up to 23kg. Carry-on bags are + $25 CDN per direction. Details about Sunwing’s Baggage Allowance can be found here.


Fri, 06 Dec 2024 departs 2:25PM, arrives 6:50PM


Fri, 13 Dec 2024  departs 7:50PM, arrives Sat, 14 Dec 2024 1:59AM


Visit a lush, tropical jungle on this full day 8.5 hour group tour. The Adventure Tour provides high adrenaline excitement and adventure. Your day will include a canopy tour, rock climbing, tubing, tarzan swing, via ferrata, and hanging bridges, those are just the first activities you will do in the morning.

Then a delicious lunch to get our energy back for the next activity, horseback riding through the dry forest and beautiful pasture land.  Your day will finish with relaxing in hot water pools, water that comes directly from the volcano Rincon de la Vieja, also cover your body with volcanic mud extremely therapeutic. The Rincon de la Vieja Volcano being the most important part of the beautiful panoramic views that you will be seeing during the day.

Guanacaste is an ecotourist’s dream, as a habitat to hundreds of species including exotic birds, monkeys, sloths, armadillos, iguanas, coatis, and tree frogs.

The Adventure Tour is on December 12th with pickup right from RUI Guanacaste.


TRIP INCLUDES Round trip Sunwing airfare from Toronto to Liberia, first checked bag, airport transfers in Costa Rica, 7 nights resort stay RUI Guanacaste (double occupancy), meals and beverages including alcohol, 5 days diving (10 dives) including 1 day Catalina Islands and full day Adventure Combo Tour.


UPGRADE to an Ocean View Room for $150 per person.

NOT INCLUDED scuba gear, nitrox, gratuities and local departure tax ($29.00 USD).

PAYMENTS Deposit only $300 CDN, final payment due October 1, 2024.

CANCELLATION POLICY If you cancel prior to October 1st, 2024 the deposit is non-refundable. Cancellations after October 1st, 2024 are 100% non-refundable. You can transfer all payments to a new guest up until November 28th, 2024 for a $250 fee.

Travel Insurance is Strongly Advised to Protect You and your Travel Investment. Instant quotes available from DiveAssure Insurance for Travel, Medical & Diver Plans from (rates are USD).


Fawn Messer, Flight Centre Independent Travel Consultant

329 Welland Ave, St Catharines ON

Phone: 905-984-2160 or 1-800-268-DANS

Email: fawn.messer@fcitravel.ca

CPBC #2790 | TICO#50016384 | OPC#702971


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