February 21, 2015 billbeard 1Comment

Northwest Pacific Diving Report: The diving in January was nothing short of unbelievable . 3 whale sharks at Bat Islands, 5 manta rays at Argentime Point, 3 Orcas at Catalina Islands, humpback whales everywhere including Bahia Culebra. There are tons of large southern sting rays in the sand on every dive site. We have reports and photos of a rare albino manta ray and another of 22 feet (7 meters) & Spotted eagle rays at Surprise Dive Site. Thinking about Costa Rica, please talk to us and we’ll give you all the advice you need. We have packages for individuals,…

August 26, 2017 billbeard

We Are in Orlando, Florida for DEMA Show 2017, November 1-4th! Bill Beard’s Booth # 2329 and if you are attending we’ll give you all the facts about Costa Rica Scuba Diving. Plan To Attend Our Seminar At 11:00 A.M. Friday Nov 3, Room S310F – Learn how to make $$ selling vacation packages to Costa Rica. Q & A period and lots of door prizes including a mini-vacation package for two divers. If you are not attending you may still take advantage of our SUPER SAVER DEMA SPECIALS   To see all of our vacation packages for divers and…

February 24, 2015 billbeard 1Comment

Scuba divers from all over the world come to Costa Rica to scuba dive the Catalina Islands. The Catalina Islands aka “the Cats” are, without a doubt, one of the most sought-after scuba dive locations in Costa Rica. Considered a scuba diver’s paradise, the 20 islands that make up the Catalina Islands of Costa Rica are surrounded by pristine water that is often described as being a breathtaking indigo color. The islands, as well as the waters that surround them, are home to an abundant array of marine animals, birds, and land animals. A trip to these islands, therefore, is…

August 23, 2017 billbeard

An 8 year old from Tampa Florida stands up and rides on her second attempt after 30 minutes of instruction and practice  on the beach with one of the excellent instructors contracted to teach our clients “how to” Get ready, you’re about to surf Costa Rica. Learn to surf at one of the world’s best surfing beaches. We enjoy consistent waves throughout the year, often with world-class wind conditions. Great surfing conditions means better rides and more fun. Our surf instructors will help get you onto the peak and into the set waves. You’ll be remembering these surf sessions for…

December 17, 2016 billbeard

Costa Rica is an angler’s dream destination with countless fishing venues and an incredible mix of trophy game fish and exotic species to tangle with. Giant marlin, sailfish beyond number, high-jumping tarpon, record-class snook and a dozen or more hard hitting fresh water species… Costa Rica has them all! Fishing just doesn’t get any better than you will find in friendly, peaceful Costa Rica, and because this is a small nation, it’s possible to enjoy it all on a single visit, perhaps with a day of white water river rafting and a volcano and rain forest tour thrown in. On…

July 28, 2017 billbeard

DEMA SALE – Dive, Beach & Volcano Highlights: CLICK HERE 2018 Could Be Your Year!! When you hear about all the wonders Costa Rica has to offer, one of the aspects that always comes up is the wonderful weather the country has; this is the reason many choose it as a vacation escape, especially those that live in areas of very cold winters. Bill Beard’s will customize your vacation package with as many or as few activities that you may wish. We will set up the itinerary so you will get the vacation you want at the budget you need….

February 2, 2018 billbeard

Multi-Generational Family Vacations have come of age. Banish memories of tense car rides and bickering by the beach, and embrace cross-generational travel: blissfully adult trips for grown-ups and their older kids. Family travel grows up This is the chance for you and your parents to kiss a fond goodbye to all those memories of teary meltdowns in hushed museums, swallowed fistfuls of sand, rows over missing Travel Scrabble tiles, or whatever else marked your early travel experiences as a family. Forgive and forget as you embrace a new, mature era of multi generational travel. Give the grand kids a week…

October 1, 2016 billbeard

Bat Islands & The Friendly Bull Sharks Of Costa Rica. Islas Murcielagos known as The Bat Islands are located about 30 miles to the North of Playa del Coco, Costa Rica at the southern tip of Santa Rosa National Park. The boat ride itself is a great experience with the chance to see single and mating olive ridley turtles, marlin, humpback whales, orcas, mobula rays, and much more. You will see beaches and islands that are only accessible by boat. The big draw at The Bats is the bull shark and the dive site is known as “The Big Scare”…

July 27, 2017 billbeard

Costa Rica is small but incredibly diverse. Rainforests and beaches, rivers and cloud forests, volcanoes and mountain ranges, all in a country smaller than West Virginia! With so many choices, planning a trip can be overwhelming. We have put together a number of Costa Rica vacation packages that are examples of our most popular travel itineraries. These include hotels, tours, and transportation. Don’t forget — All of these sample trips can be customized for your needs. Our most popular Costa Rica vacation packages are typically 7 to 10 nights and offer a combination stay at several destinations. One of the…

November 30, 2015 billbeard

Costa Rica Scuba Diving Costa Rica Land Based Pacific Ocean Scuba Diving: All of the dive centers we offer in Costa Rica are either PADI, NAUI, or SSI Certified Dive Masters and both Spanish and English is spoken on all boats. You will be required to show your certification card, so don’t forget to pack it! There are four main areas for land-based scuba diving in Costa Rica and live aboard dive trips to Cocos Islands. See some of the dive packages and prices available. Nitrox is available in the Northwest Pacific area. Cocos Islands Liveaboard Diving: Thanks to the breathtaking…