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Guacamaya Island

Guacamaya, located north of Flamingo and Potrero along the coast in Costa Rica's Guanacaste Province, is a fantastic dive site that offers something for divers of all levels. The island is easily accessible, typically less than a 20-minute boat ride away. With its diverse underwater landscape, Guacamaya provides an unforgettable diving experience.

The depths around Guacamaya range from 5m in the East to almost 30m in the West, offering a varied diving environment. The waters are teeming with an abundance of fish, making every dive an exciting encounter with different species and schools. Keep an eye out for rays, sharks, and turtles, which are commonly spotted in this area. If the water temperature is cool, you may even come across stingrays resting on the sandy bottom.

For those seeking a thrilling underwater adventure, Guacamaya offers the opportunity to dive alongside white tip and nurse sharks. These majestic creatures often seek refuge under the rocks at depths ranging from 10m to 15m. The area is also frequented by eagle rays, mobula rays, and devil rays, adding to the excitement of your dive.

In addition to scuba diving, Guacamaya is a great spot for snorkeling when the conditions allow. The visibility in the water is usually around 9m, ensuring you can fully appreciate the beauty of the vibrant marine life surrounding you.

Whether you're a beginner, advanced diver, or expert, Guacamaya has something to offer everyone. Don't miss the chance to explore this captivating dive site in the crystal-clear waters of Costa Rica's Guanacaste Province.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 4, 2023

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Overview of Guacamaya Island

Depth:16m
Visibility: 0m - 9m
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