Catalinas Island, Clásico

11 km west of Potrero and Flamingo is the famous site of Classico. This dive is done on the western side of the islands, from the south towards the north. There are successive ripraps. Several possibilities of course according to the levels. From 10 to more than 30m.

We are lucky to find there: white tip sharks, schools of various fish, moray eels, octopus, stingrays, eagle rays, mobula, manta, groupers, turtles...

Stupanj

Stupanj

  • Početnik
  • Advanced
Vidljivost 

Vidljivost 

  • 12 m
Strujanje

Strujanje

  • slaba struja 
  • nema struje 
  • jaka struja 
  • vrlo jaka struja 
DIVE TYPES

DIVE TYPES

  • Wall/Drop Off
  • Cleaning Station
  • Pinnacle, Needle, Seamount

Temperature & Visibility

Wildlife Diversity

Affiliated Training Center

Dive sites nearby

Catalinas North is the perfect site for beginners, sheltered from the main currents. North is located 11km from Flamingo on the East coast of the island. The dive is from the middle of the Island to the North point.

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Pailas is located 20 minutes from Potrero Beach. We start the dive on the western part of the island and head south following the rock formations. The average depth is 14m, but can exceed 30m if you deviate a little

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Dirty Rock is located on the way from Potrero Flamingo to Catalinas, at 8km from the coast. We could dive here all the year. Sometimes the current could be very strong. You have a shallow part close the pinnacle. But you could find 35m deep if you go to the north and 27m to the South.

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Arco Iris is located 8km north of Playa Potrero. Less than 20 minutes of navigation. North of Penahuaste or Brumel Island in English. A rock formation runs from the northwest face of the island in a northerly direction. There are many white tip reef sharks. 10 to 30 m/ 33 to 100ft.

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Guacamaya is north of Flamingo and Potrero along the coast. Normally less than 20 minutes. It is an island that allows all levels, the depth being 5m deep in the East and almost 30m in the West. This small island is always full of fish. You can also practice snorkeling when the conditions allow it.

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Herradura

Herradura is near Jaco, Costa Rica, by Los Suenos Marina. A fun dive to look for sharks.

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Laguna de Apoyo first official freediving spot. Water is warm, no thermocline, no current, and rarely any waves. Main training spot for Freediving Nicaragua. 60m clean available. Private mooring line, contact Freediving Nicaragua.

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Alcyone is an underwater mountain off Cocos Island. Strong to very strong current is always possible. Dive on the rope. There is a maximum depth of 30 meters. Great dive experience required! This is a great dive site that is always worth it!

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Head out across the sand to the wall on the other side. Follow it for about 15 minutes and at 18 meters you’ll find a large crack in the rock. It’s about 1.5-2.0 meters wide and about 100 meters long. Perfect turnaround point for your dive.

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Big Rock

A very popular site with both divers and students. Big Rock is a small sandy patch running from 15ft all the way to 130ft. A beautiful wall dive for all with lots to see.

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