Cano Island, Costa Rica

Country: Costa Rica  Area: Costa Rica
Water Temp: 25 - 30°C (77 - 86°F)
Visibility: 5 - 30m (16 - 98 ft)
Depth Range: 10 - 20m (33 - 66 ft)

Cano island is known as the best place to scuba dive in Costa Rica. 

Cano is accessible, and there are many dive resorts that can take you from Drake Bay to the dive sites. 

Cano Island and its natural beauty give you beautiful 15 foot reefs to explore.  

Here you will find head corals and sea fans. This destination for scuba divers has been kept from harm due to it being controlled and regulated as a Biological Reserve.

Many dive sites are found off the shores of Caño Island. 

All are suitable for beginners, and most offer a combination of sand patches and volcanic reef rock. 

Conditions vary from 10m to 30m deep, with visibility changing depending on the time of year. 

At all sites, you are likely to see reef fish, butterfly fish, rays, pelagics, jacks and sharks. 


Looking to Scuba Dive in Costa Rica?

Cano Island, Drake Bay Southern Pacific

Caño Divers operates under the banner of Pirate Cove, a PADI International Resort Member (PIRA 20297) Pirate Cove Hotel.
We leave each day at 7:00 a. m. for Cano Island, the most beautiful dive destination on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. This wonderful place is often compared to Coco Island, which Jacque Cousteau said was one of the worlds top dive sites.
If youre looking for a place to spend the night you can stay at our hotel, Pirate Cove. Set among a tropical paradise, youll find everything you need.