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Bill Beard's Diving Safaris Costa Rica

La Fortuna 122, 
Costa Rica
http://www.billbeardcostarica.com
  • Booth: 1124


Visit Bill Beard's Booth 2521 - FREE Drawings For Vacations

Less than 30 years ago Costa Rica was an unknown dive destination. Nadine and Bill Beard loved the excitement and prolific marine life.  Wanting divers to learn about the culture and to experience the adrenaline-packed activities, they built complete packages that combined diving, nature and adventure. Today, not only divers, but travelers of all types -- families, honeymoon couples and nature lovers -- rely on Bill Beard's to plan memorable vacations. Costa Rica is applauded as a major eco-friendly destination, known for its abundance and variety of marine life. Visit Bill Beard's Booth 1124 - FREE Drawings For Vacation Packages in Costa Rica. Sit down with us in our booth # 1124 and plan a trip. Phone 954 453-5044 or E-Mail agent@billbeardcostarica.com for an appointment. Costa Rica is a popular destination, less expensive than most, great value & an easy sell. We have been assembling and customizing vacation packages to suit your needs since 1970. You may add scuba diving and as many other activities you wish to your itinerary and our service is free. For more scuba diver & non-diver vacation packages: CLICK HERE _


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  • Why should you bring your group to Costa Rica?
    Planning for and traveling with dive groups is made easy with Bill Beard Costa Rica. Our local dive staff and agents  make  booking a group trip  to Costa Rica easy  and  stress free! Our agents  will work  with you to  determine the best options for hotel accommodations that fit your dive groups taste and budget, craft a  dive itinerary  that includes the best  activity level and adventures  for your group, and make sure to get the best deal available for your group. Our local  experts  are great at  helping  book  options for  non divers as well.  We  have several  options for  Group Air  if your group is all travelling together.

    We offer competitive Group Comp policies for groups of nine or more traveling together. We also  have great specials available to  groups throughout the year.

    Location, Location, Location

    Costa Rica is the closest Pacific diving option to the Eastern, Southern and Midwest section of the US, plus the eastern regions of Canada and Europe.  There are no shots or visas required for visitors from the US, Canada or Europe, you just need a passport that will not expire within 6 months of your arrival into Costa Rica.

    24/7 Support for our Customers

    Our office is in located in La Fortuna, near Arenal Volcano, in the center of Costa Rica, so you can have peace of mind while traveling throughout the country that you have a friend and ally nearby.  During regular business hours you can call our toll-free number, US number or Costa Rican number.  After our office is closed, customers are provided with our Costa Rican cell phone number that is answered 24-hours per day to handle emergencies and the unexpected.  If you should have a flight delay or other urgent need to contact us prior to arriving in Costa Rica, you can call our toll-free number.  If you call before or after our office is open, you can leave a message, and we will return your call as soon as the office has opened.

    Diving as a Group

    Every effort will be made to give dive groups their own boat and private  diving experience; however when the group size is less than the  dive boat capacity this may not be possible during busy periods. The dive staff will do their best to include divers on your trip who are self-sufficient or will gel with your dive group.

    After each dive the staff will collect and take care of all your gear; we will clean it, store it and then deliver it to the boat for the next day’s dive trip, giving you  the  remaining afternoon to relax by the pool.  At the end of your dive time with us we  will  deliver your gear to your hotel in the afternoon after your last dive – Clean and ready to  pack up.

    When is the best time to come?  Costa Rica is only 10 degrees from the Equator, so it is not in a hurricane zone.

    The dry season (Dec–May) are popular with visitors looking to escape winter weather at home. During the dry season there is an influx of giant Pacific Manta Rays. If you are looking for lower prices, flat calm seas and warm water with lush, green landscapes, then Costa Rica’s “rainy season” (May thru November) — is the perfect time to come.  Rains are heaviest in Sept-Oct, but that is also when it is the dry season in Arenal’s rainforest region. Humpback whales migrate twice annually late Dec-early Feb and late July-early Sept.

    Even More Good News!

    The tap water is safe to drink, English is widely spoken, US dollars are taken everywhere and there is good medical care. National Parks encompass more than 25% of Costa Rica, more than any other country, so the biodiversity is protected and prolific!

    CONTACT YOUR AGENT FOR PACKAGE PRICES and GROUP COMPS
    Choose one of these great options for your accommodations:

    •  All-Inclusive Resort for Adults Only
    •  All-Inclusive Family-Friendly Value Hotel
    •  Beach Resort with Restaurants, Spa Services and Bar Services
    •  Charming Beachfront Boutique Hotel with Breakfast Daily
    •  In-Heart-of Town Hotel where your group can walk to the beach, restaurants and night life

    Our 3  Most popular Costa Rica Group Trips are:

    • Dive, Dive, Dive Packages – – Stay 7 Nights, Make 3-4 dives per day
    • Stay 5 Nights BEACH + 2 Nt Adventure ARENAL VOLCANO
    • Stay 5 Nights BEACH + 1 Nt Adventure in the Rainforest + 1 Nt in San Jose

    Group Trip  #1

    DIVE, DIVE, DIVE PACKAGES – 7 NT DIVE BEACH ADVENTURE

    • Private Round-Trip Group Transfer from LIR Airport-Beach Hotel
    • 7 Nights Beach Accommodations
    • Adventure Combo Tour Day
      – Choice of Rafting or Tubing, plus Rappel, Canopy Tour, Horseback Riding, Thermal Pools, Volcanic Mud and Local Lunch

    DIVERS CAN ADD UP TO 6 DAYS OF DIVING
    – 2-Tank OR 3-Tank Dive Day Trips include Tanks. Weights, Belt, Snacks on Boat

    Group Trip  #2

    7 NT BEACH VOLCANO AND RAINFOREST ADVENTURE
    Stay 5 Nts at the beach with a 2 Nt Adventure in the Rainforest
    (White Water Rafting & Hot Springs)

    • Private Group Transfer from LIR Airport-Beach Hotel
    • 5 Nights BEACH STAY (See Options Below)
    • 2 Night ARENAL VOLCANO Rainforest Adventure with Private Vehicle / Guide
    • Palo Verde Wildlife Boat Cruise ( lunch included)
    • Tabacon Hot Springs with Buffet Dinner
    • Chocolate Tour
    • Choice of tour: White-Water Rafting Tour or Waterfall hike ( lunch included)
    • Private Group Transfer from Arenal to EITHER San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR) airports.

    DIVERS CAN ADD UP TO 4 DAYS OF DIVING
    – 2-Tank OR 3-Tank Dive Day Trips include Tanks. Weights, Belt, Snacks on Boat

    Group Trip  #3

    7 NT/BEACH & RAINFOREST COSTA RICA HIGHLIGHTS
    Stay 4 Nts beach, 2 Nt Rainforest Adventure & 1 Nt in San Jose
    (White Water Rafting, Waterfall,s Hummingbird, Butterfly & Frog Garden & Hot Springs)

    • Private Group Transfer from LIR Airport-Beach Hotel
    • 4 Nights BEACH STAY (See Options Below)
    • 2 Nights ARENAL VOLCANO Rainforest Adventure with Private Vehicle / Guide
    • Tabacon Hot Springs Night Pass with Buffet Dinner
    • White-Water Rafting with Lunch
    • Dinner in La Fortuna
    • La Paz Waterfalls and Gardens with Lunch
    • 1 Night SAN JOSE
    • Transfer from San Jose Hotel-SJO Airport

    DIVERS CAN ADD UP TO 3 DAYS OF DIVING
    – 2-Tank OR 3-Tank Dive Day Trips include Tanks. Weights, Belt, Snacks on Boat

    IF YOU CAN DREAM IT, WE CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN

    We fully customize packages of any length of stay to any part of Costa Rica

    Group Trip  #4

    7 NT/BEACH & RAINFOREST NATURE LOVER
    Stay 5 Nts Beach, 1 Nt Rainforest & 1 Nt San Jose
    (Waterfalls, Hummingbird, Butterfly & Frog Gardens & Hot Springs)

    FLY INTO LIR-FLY OUT OF SJO

    • Private Group Transfer from LIR Airport-Beach Hotel
    • 5 Nights BEACH STAY (See Options Below)
    • 1 Night ARENAL VOLCANO Rainforest Adventure with Private Vehicle / Guide
    • Tabacon Hot Springs Night Pass with Buffet Dinner
    • La Paz Waterfalls and Gardens with Lunch
      (If you are looking for Adventure, you can substitute white-water rafting for La Paz)
    • 1 Night SAN JOSE
    • Transfer from San Jose Hotel-SJO Airport
    • Private Group Transfer from Arenal to EITHER San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR) airports.
      Transfer from San Jose Hotel-SJO Airport

    DIVERS CAN ADD UP TO 4 DAYS OF DIVING
    – 2-Tank OR 3-Tank Dive Day Trips include Tanks. Weights, Belt, Snacks on Boat

    https://www.billbeardcostarica.com/group-trips/
  • Dive Stay at Margaritaville Flamingo Beach Costa Rica With Bill Beard's

    • 2019 Scuba Diving & Adventure Vacation Packages – From enticing shark encounters to run ins with giant Manta Rays Costa Ricas volcanic pinnacles are teaming with pelagic life. Divers frequently encounter sea turtles, stingrays, manta rays, moray eels, barracuda, tuna and snappers. Sharks and dolphins are seen occasionally, and humpback and pilot whales migrate through seasonally.
     

    Highlights

    • Dive Guanacaste reef sharks, turtles, sea horses, eels, octopus and enormous schools of fish
    • Easy to add additional dive days or tanks, upgraded dives or night dives
    • Relax in naturally heated volcanic sauna, hot springs and mud bath
    • Fly through the treetops and across the Colorado river canyon on 8 zip line cables

    Includes

    7-Nights Hotel Accommodations /Roundtrip group airport transfers from LIR ( 1 per group) /Adventure Combo tour – Zipline Canopy & Rappelling Tour with White Water Tubing or Two-Man Duckie Rafting, Horseback, Mud and Thermal Pools – includes Lunch* / Hotel tax and service charges
    Diver Dive Package 10 Dives (5 Dive Days – 2 Tank AM Boat Dives with Tanks, Weight Belts & Weights)
    *Adventure Combo Day can be swapped out for “Monkeys and Crocs” – Tempisque Wildlife Boat Adventure

    Itinerary

    Airport Meet and Greet or short private transfer to your beach hotel. Arrival and get settled and relaxed on Costa Rica’s Gold Coast before your next morning dive adventure. Check in with your dive center to confirm any last minute questions about diving conditions.

    About the lodging

    Margaritaville Hotel

    Escape to a tropical paradise where golden sands invite you to linger under shady palms and the warm, blue Pacific Ocean beckons you to dive in and explore.

    Prices

    From To Diver Non-Diver
    Jan 06, 2019 Apr 13, 2019 $1,872 $1,447 BOOK NOW
    Apr 14, 2019 Apr 21, 2019 $1,973 $1,548 BOOK NOW
    Apr 22, 2019 May 04, 2019 $1,872 $1,447 BOOK NOW
    May 05, 2019 Jun 15, 2019 $1,521 $1,096 BOOK NOW
    Jun 16, 2019 Aug 17, 2019 $1,849 $1,424 BOOK NOW

    Traveling with more people or solo traveler?

    Our vacation experts are waiting to assist you and prepare the trip as you have always dreamed.

    CUSTOMIZE YOUR TRIP

    *Prices reflect the least expensive rates during low season and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us. The rates listed here, are per person, double occupancy accommodation and include taxes, domestic transport, tours and hotels as described, unless otherwise indicated. Price does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned. Prices are expressed in US dollars unless indicated otherwise.

  • Dive & Stay Bosque del Mar Costa Rica With Bill Beard's

    2019 Scuba Diving & Adventure Vacation Packages – From enticing shark encounters to run ins with giant Manta Rays Costa Ricas volcanic pinnacles are teaming with pelagic life. Divers frequently encounter sea turtles, stingrays, manta rays, moray eels, barracuda, tuna and snappers. Sharks and dolphins are seen occasionally, and humpback and pilot whales migrate through seasonally.

    Highlights

    • Dive Guanacaste reef sharks, turtles, sea horses, eels, octopus and enormous schools of fish
    • Easy to add additional dive days or tanks, upgraded dives or night dives
    • Relax in naturally heated volcanic sauna, hot springs and mud bath
    • Fly through the treetops and across the Colorado river canyon on 8 zip line cables

    Includes

    7-Nights Hotel Accommodations /Roundtrip group airport transfers from LIR ( 1 per group) /Adventure Combo tour – Zipline Canopy & Rappelling Tour with White Water Tubing or Two-Man Duckie Rafting, Horseback, Mud and Thermal Pools – includes Lunch* / Hotel tax and service charges
    Diver Dive Package 10 Dives (5 Dive Days – 2 Tank AM Boat Dives with Tanks, Weight Belts & Weights)
    *Adventure Combo Day can be swapped out for “Monkeys and Crocs” – Tempisque Wildlife Boat Adventure

    Itinerary

    Airport Meet and Greet or short private transfer to your beach hotel. Arrival and get settled and relaxed on Costa Rica’s Gold Coast before your next morning dive adventure. Check in with your dive center to confirm any last minute questions about diving conditions.

    About the lodging

    Hotel Bosque del Mar

    Beach lovers, snorkelers and divers love staying at Hotel Bosque del Mar.

    Prices

    From To Diver Non-Diver
    Jan 03, 2019 Apr 30, 2019 $1,745 $1,320 BOOK NOW
    May 01, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 $1,340 $915 BOOK NOW
    Jul 01, 2019 Aug 14, 2019 $1,745 $1,320 BOOK NOW
    Aug 15, 2019 Dec 15, 2019 $1,340 $915
    https://www.billbeardcostarica.com/packages/dive-stay-bosque-del-mar/

 Products

  • Dive & Stay Costa Rica's Bosque del Mar
    2019 Scuba Diving & Adventure Vacation Packages –...

    Overview

    2019 Scuba Diving & Adventure Vacation Packages – From enticing shark encounters to run ins with giant Manta Rays Costa Ricas volcanic pinnacles are teaming with pelagic life. Divers frequently encounter sea turtles, stingrays, manta rays, moray eels, barracuda, tuna and snappers. Sharks and dolphins are seen occasionally, and humpback and pilot whales migrate through seasonally.

    Highlights

    • Dive Guanacaste reef sharks, turtles, sea horses, eels, octopus and enormous schools of fish
    • Easy to add additional dive days or tanks, upgraded dives or night dives
    • Relax in naturally heated volcanic sauna, hot springs and mud bath
    • Fly through the treetops and across the Colorado river canyon on 8 zip line cables

    Includes

    7-Nights Hotel Accommodations /Roundtrip group airport transfers from LIR ( 1 per group) /Adventure Combo tour – Zipline Canopy & Rappelling Tour with White Water Tubing or Two-Man Duckie Rafting, Horseback, Mud and Thermal Pools – includes Lunch* / Hotel tax and service charges
    Diver Dive Package 10 Dives (5 Dive Days – 2 Tank AM Boat Dives with Tanks, Weight Belts & Weights)
    *Adventure Combo Day can be swapped out for “Monkeys and Crocs” – Tempisque Wildlife Boat Adventure

    Itinerary

    Airport Meet and Greet or short private transfer to your beach hotel. Arrival and get settled and relaxed on Costa Rica’s Gold Coast before your next morning dive adventure. Check in with your dive center to confirm any last minute questions about diving conditions.

    About the lodging

    Hotel Bosque del Mar

    Beach lovers, snorkelers and divers love staying at Hotel Bosque del Mar.

    Prices

    From To Diver Non-Diver
    Jan 03, 2019 Apr 30, 2019 $1,745 $1,320 BOOK NOW
    May 01, 2019 Jun 30, 2019 $1,340 $915 BOOK NOW
    Jul 01, 2019 Aug 14, 2019 $1,745 $1,320 BOOK NOW
    Aug 15, 2019 Dec 15, 2019 $1,340 $915 BOOK NOW

    Traveling with more people or solo traveler?

    Our vacation experts are waiting to assist you and prepare the trip as you have always dreamed.

    CUSTOMIZE YOUR TRIP

    *Prices reflect the least expensive rates during low season and are subject to change at any time. You will receive a 100% accurate price when you inquire with us. The rates listed here, are per person, double occupancy accommodation and include taxes, domestic transport, tours and hotels as described, unless otherwise indicated. Price does NOT include international airfare or optional travel insurance or any other services not expressly mentioned. Prices are expressed in US dollars unless indicated otherwise.

  • Why should you bring your group to Costa Rica?
    Why should you bring your group to Costa Rica? Dive, Dive, Dive Packages – – Stay 7 Nights, Make 3-4 dives per day
    Stay 5 Nights BEACH + 2 Nt Adventure ARENAL VOLCANO
    Stay 5 Nights BEACH + 1 Nt Adventure in the Rainforest + 1 Nt in San Jos

    ...

  • Reasons you should bring your group to Costa Rica
    •  All-Inclusive Resort for Adults Only
    •  All-Inclusive Family-Friendly Value Hotel
    •  Beach Resort with Restaurants, Spa Services and Bar Services
    •  Charming Beachfront Boutique Hotel with Breakfast Daily
    •  In-Heart-of Town Hotel where your group can walk to the beach, restaurants and night life

    Our 3  Most popular Costa Rica Group Trips are:

    • Dive, Dive, Dive Packages – – Stay 7 Nights, Make 3-4 dives per day
    • Stay 5 Nights BEACH + 2 Nt Adventure ARENAL VOLCANO
    • Stay 5 Nights BEACH + 1 Nt Adventure in the Rainforest + 1 Nt in San Jose

    Group Trip  #1

    DIVE, DIVE, DIVE PACKAGES – 7 NT DIVE BEACH ADVENTURE

    • Private Round-Trip Group Transfer from LIR Airport-Beach Hotel
    • 7 Nights Beach Accommodations
    • Adventure Combo Tour Day
      – Choice of Rafting or Tubing, plus Rappel, Canopy Tour, Horseback Riding, Thermal Pools, Volcanic Mud and Local Lunch

    DIVERS CAN ADD UP TO 6 DAYS OF DIVING
    – 2-Tank OR 3-Tank Dive Day Trips include Tanks. Weights, Belt, Snacks on Boat

    Group Trip  #2

    7 NT BEACH VOLCANO AND RAINFOREST ADVENTURE
    Stay 5 Nts at the beach with a 2 Nt Adventure in the Rainforest
    (White Water Rafting & Hot Springs)

    • Private Group Transfer from LIR Airport-Beach Hotel
    • 5 Nights BEACH STAY (See Options Below)
    • 2 Night ARENAL VOLCANO Rainforest Adventure with Private Vehicle / Guide
    • Palo Verde Wildlife Boat Cruise ( lunch included)
    • Tabacon Hot Springs with Buffet Dinner
    • Chocolate Tour
    • Choice of tour: White-Water Rafting Tour or Waterfall hike ( lunch included)
    • Private Group Transfer from Arenal to EITHER San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR) airports.

    DIVERS CAN ADD UP TO 4 DAYS OF DIVING
    – 2-Tank OR 3-Tank Dive Day Trips include Tanks. Weights, Belt, Snacks on Boat

    Group Trip  #3

    7 NT/BEACH & RAINFOREST COSTA RICA HIGHLIGHTS
    Stay 4 Nts beach, 2 Nt Rainforest Adventure & 1 Nt in San Jose
    (White Water Rafting, Waterfall,s Hummingbird, Butterfly & Frog Garden & Hot Springs)

    • Private Group Transfer from LIR Airport-Beach Hotel
    • 4 Nights BEACH STAY (See Options Below)
    • 2 Nights ARENAL VOLCANO Rainforest Adventure with Private Vehicle / Guide
    • Tabacon Hot Springs Night Pass with Buffet Dinner
    • White-Water Rafting with Lunch
    • Dinner in La Fortuna
    • La Paz Waterfalls and Gardens with Lunch
    • 1 Night SAN JOSE
    • Transfer from San Jose Hotel-SJO Airport

    DIVERS CAN ADD UP TO 3 DAYS OF DIVING
    – 2-Tank OR 3-Tank Dive Day Trips include Tanks. Weights, Belt, Snacks on Boat

    IF YOU CAN DREAM IT, WE CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN

    We fully customize packages of any length of stay to any part of Costa Rica

    Group Trip  #4

    7 NT/BEACH & RAINFOREST NATURE LOVER
    Stay 5 Nts Beach, 1 Nt Rainforest & 1 Nt San Jose
    (Waterfalls, Hummingbird, Butterfly & Frog Gardens & Hot Springs)

    FLY INTO LIR-FLY OUT OF SJO

    • Private Group Transfer from LIR Airport-Beach Hotel
    • 5 Nights BEACH STAY (See Options Below)
    • 1 Night ARENAL VOLCANO Rainforest Adventure with Private Vehicle / Guide
    • Tabacon Hot Springs Night Pass with Buffet Dinner
    • La Paz Waterfalls and Gardens with Lunch
      (If you are looking for Adventure, you can substitute white-water rafting for La Paz)
    • 1 Night SAN JOSE
    • Transfer from San Jose Hotel-SJO Airport
    • Private Group Transfer from Arenal to EITHER San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR) airports.
      Transfer from San Jose Hotel-SJO Airport

    DIVERS CAN ADD UP TO 4 DAYS OF DIVING
    – 2-Tank OR 3-Tank Dive Day Trips include Tanks. Weights, Belt, Snacks on Boat