Where to go

3 locations rich in marine life to discover…

Marine life

Costa Rica has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Dive trips

3 trips available. All our trip ideas are offered to inspire you, but our strength is in tailoring your itinerary.

Diving the Gulf of Papagayo

During the months of December to April the Gulf is home to an astonishing abundance of life; including the occasional Mobula Ray and thousands of Cow-nosed Rays and spectacular black coral.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Costa Rica Dive Experience

Great value world class diving. 9 days including Catalina Island and Gulf of Papagayo.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Costa Rica Volcanoes & Diving

This 16-day itinerary is a true journey of discovery – enjoy active volcanoes, picturesque cities, dive with massive schools of fish, including whale sharks, and the chance to spot humpback whales.

  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

When to go

Costa Rica is best visited from December to April, while sharks gather at Cocos from May to November


  • Dry season

    Dec to Apr: Dry weather and calm seas make this a great time to explore mainland Costa Rica
  • Wet season

    May to Nov: Costa Rica’s wet season coincides with the best months to visit Cocos Island for shark encounters

Wildlife events

  • Nov to Apr: Olive ridley & leatherback turtle encounters in Tamarindo
  • Nov to Apr: Best months for bull sharks at Cocos Island
  • May to Sep: Best months for hammerhead sharks at Cocos Island
  • Jul to Sep: Turtle nesting season on the beaches of Tortugero National Park


3 related resorts. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.


4 related liveaboards. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.


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