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Patriot Dive Center

2020 03/7 Costa Rica

Stock No. 2020 03/7 COSTA RICA
US$ 1,575.00

Tucked into a cliff high above Playa Hermosa, Villas Sol Hotel & Beach Resort is unlike any other hotel in Costa Rica, with magnificent ocean and forest views that stir the soul and inspire the senses. This is a place to reconnect with old friends or be reminded of how special spending time with the family can be.
 
The ambience is laid back and family friendly, with all of the amenities of an all-inclusive resort without the crowds and distractions. In the restaurants and social areas, indoor spaces open to the outdoors, allowing for astonishing sightlines and enjoyment of the year-round gorgeous weather.Lounge by the pool, sip a cool tropical cocktail at the pool bar or enjoy superb cuisine and stunning views at the indoor/outdoor restaurant.

Each of our 54 suites is beautifully renovated in a contemporary style and appointed with flat-screen televisions, mini-fridges, expansive marble bathrooms with rainfall showerheads and large balconies, some of which offer uninterrupted ocean views.

Bookable in advance, but payable at the resort or dive center:

  • Nitrox: USD 12 (per dive/person)
  • Full scuba set: USD 35 (per diving day/person)
  • 1 tank night boat dive: USD 80 (per dive/person)

Bookable at the resort or dive center

  • Half-day Sailing Tour
  • Dance Lessons
  • Yoga class
  • Night dive: USD 80 (per dive/person)
  • Boat fees (premium dive site/location): 50 USD (Catalina Island) (per activity/person

Your proof of certification and logbook will be checked during check-in at the dive center to clarify level and experience: it is your responsibility to ensure you bring these with you and your diving could be at risk if you do not bring these.

Please remember it is your responsibility to ensure you are fit to dive and meet the medical standards outlined by PADI.

Dive times can change due to local weather conditions and it is your responsibility to check in with your dive center after you arrive to confirm the timing of your dives: late check-in could lead to missed dives.

Payment schedule:
Now: $200
$750 total due by Sept 1st.
Balance due December 1st.

Cancellation fees

Free Cancelation prior to September 1st.

10% cancelation penalty of the total trip amount will be charged if you cancel before November 7th.
100% will be charged, no refund will be given if you cancel on or after November 7th

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What's Included With This Trip...

  • Ocean View Room for 7 night(s)
  • 10 boat dives per diver
  • Weight Belt/Weights/Tank(s)
  • Boat fees
  • Transfer from/to the airport (round-trip)
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  • Welcome drink
  • Complimentary parking
  • Housekeeping/cleaning

 

Your pre-booked dives are clearly marked as either boat or shore dives and take place at standard dive sites. Unless otherwise indicated, they don't cover premium options like night dives or special dive sites and don't include national park fees or equipment beyond weights, weight belt and tanks.

What's Not Included

  • National Park Fees/Marine Park Fees: USD 15 (per diving day/person)

Note: These prices are per person and are payable at the resort or dive center.

Dive accident insurance (to include medical evacuation) is mandatory for everyone who dives: It is your responsibility to have adequate coverage in place and to bring your certificate as proof.

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We will be staying at Villas Sol Hotel and Beach Resort which is an all-inclusive resort in Playa Hermosa.The local marine environment is home to large schools of fish and macro creatures tucked undeath rocks. Turtles, sharks, rays, octopus and moray eels are often spotted around the local dive sites. The resort is made up of white stone buildings with clay tiled roofs. Floor to ceiling french doors in each room lead out onto balconies with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding hills. The pool with swim up bar is surrounded by Central American vegetation, palm trees and mowed lawns. The beach is steps from the resort and yatchs are moored within the wide curving bay. Enjoy all-inclusive food and drinks from 3 restaurants, WiFi, a spa and pool with hot tub. Sailing tours, evening entertainment, volleyball, soccer, tennis and dance lessons are available.

 

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GOOD TO KNOW

Your passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date you plan to return home from your trip

It is your responsibility to review and meet the vaccination requirements and visa/immigration requirements for the countries you're visiting

Dive accident insurance (to include medical evacuation) is mandatory for everyone who dives: it's your responsibility to have adequate cover in place and to bring your certificate as proof

Your proof of certification and logbook will be checked during check-in at the dive center to clarify level and experience: it is your responsibility to ensure you bring these with you and your diving could be at risk if you do not bring these

Please remember it is your responsibility to ensure you are fit to dive and meet the medical standards outlined by PADI

Dive times can change due to local weather conditions and it is your responsibility to check in with your dive center after you arrive to confirm the timing of your dives: late check-in could lead to missed dives

Your package price does not include surcharges for national parks, boat dives, night dives, special trip supplements or dive gear beyond tanks, weights and weight belt unless indicated otherwise

Supplements, government taxes, marine park fees, fuel surcharges, harbour fees, rental equipment and other upgrades are subject to change at very short notice, driven by local conditions, extreme weather, changes to government policy, operator decisions, oil prices etc. Changes are outside PADI Travel's control and you will need to pay any increases. We will endeavor to let you know about any changes as early as possible. A change in these fees does not give you the right to cancel

We recommend you buy travel and trip cancellation insurance (to include storm coverage where appropriate)

Ensure you bring suitable electrical adaptors for the country or countries you are visiting

Bat Island dive sites require AOW


Payment schedule
Now: $200
$750 total due by Sept 1st.
Balance due December 1st.

Cancellation fees

Free Cancelation prior to September 1st.

5% of the total trip amount will be charged if you cancel before November 7th.
100% will be charged if you cancel on or After November 7th

 

07 Mar 2020 | 12 | 6

Robert Williams (Trip Leader)


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