Scuba Diving in Costa Rica: A Beautiful Attraction
By Allyn Cutts
Unlike any other scuba diving location, scuba diving in Costa Rica offers two different, widely diverse locations for diving. There are many things to see and experience. However, it is best to go with a guide that knows the area like any scuba diving adventure. This can boost the amount of enjoyment that you have and will keep you guarded for safety.
If you are not familiar with scuba diving and would like to drop in on Costa Rica's amazing underwater world, most of the motels, as well as the travel companies, offer scuba diving lessons. Scuba diving in Costa Rica is among the best due to the near perfect conditions, from ideal water temperatures to fantastic marine life. There are lots of exceptional locations to dive on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. The area called Bahia Drake has wonderful dive spots, especially around the Isla del Cano, as well as the Isla del Coco. Off the coasts of the two islands are an amazing diversity of marine wildlife. Much to behold of several different species of fish, sharks and sea turtles around these island, making them divers' perfect underwater paradise.
Also found around the Isla del Cano is over eighteen different species of coral, several species of dolphin, and many more species of crustaceans. If you are looking for different species of shark such as the dangerous hammerhead and the enormous Whale Shark, you can see them in the Pacific coast. However, while the Pacific coast is abounded with beautiful fish and incredible sea life, it pales in comparison to the wildness of the Caribbean coast. On the Eastern coast of Costa Rica, there is not much of scuba diving centers located, however, the diving is still prime.
Exploring the amazing shipwrecks should not be missed while scuba diving in Costa Rica. The Caribbean Coast you'll discover three. The first is the Fenix, which was a cargo ship that sank off the coast of Isla Uvita in Costa Rica many years ago. Cahuita National Park, located further south is a reef that is nearly seventeen hundred feet long and covers a total of 63,828,741 square feet.
On this reef, you can look into the second and third shipwrecks; two galleons of either Spanish or French origins, believed to be pirate ships, sunk in only twenty-three feet of water. Surrounded by the beauty of amazing coral reef and thousands of fish of different species, this could not have been more fitting for a shipwreck. Costa Rica's beautiful, incredible underwater worlds is why you'll surely love scuba diving in Costa Rica.
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Allyn Cutts is a scuba diving enthusiast, traveling the globe with his wife checking dive destinations off thier bucket, list one at a time. He is also the Dive Master at www.MyDiveBuddies.com, a private social networking community specifically for scuba diving fanatics.
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