Because of park regulations, divers do not enter the cave.
Nevertheless, just watching the dormant sharks lurking within the rock is spectacular to behold.
Besides the actual cave, this dive traverses many underwater rock formations and hard coral where you will see many tropical fish—pufferfish, boxfish, goatfish, sea turtles, and even some large rays from time to time.
Thanks to the nutrient-rich coastal waters, diving in Costa Rica can be a magical experience.
The clear sea offers diving visibility between 30 to 100 feet, guaranteeing you’ll spot all kinds of marine life.
Divers might even find themselves distracted from the underwater beauty by ‘big animal’ sightings — including whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins, sea turtles, and the occasional humpback whale.
If scuba diving isn’t your cup of tea, or you aren’t ready to be certified, snorkeling is a great way to explore the underwater scenery with less of a commitment.
Costa Rica has a variety of snorkeling options for beginners and experts.
Additionally, many hotels offer snorkeling equipment to guests complementary or for rental.at which scuba divers—both novices and seasoned veterans—go beneath the surface to experience an entirely foreign world.The Pacific Ocean’s clear waters offer visibility of anywhere from 30 to 100 ft year-round, ensuring visitors to Costa Rica’s underwater world always get an unobstructed view of the vast variety of marine life they’re swimming with.However, no other place has the amount of unique scuba diving spots that the Caño Island Biological Reserve boasts. Spotted dolphins are always curious and may play in the boats wake.You’ll see more fish than you can handle – visitors often encounter schools numbering in the hundreds.The premier diving spot surrounding Caño Island, El Bajo del Diablo (or “Devil’s Rock”) lies a little over a mile off the island’s shore where huge rock pinnacles reach from the ocean floor to create an incredible underwater landscape of peaks and valleys.