Roatan’s reefs are some of the best in the Caribbean and offer ideal conditions for scuba diving. Thousands of vacationers who are into diving come every year to Roatan, simply because they know that the coral reefs here are perfect for exploring the marine life in the deep blue waters of the Caribbean.
There are a number of dive operators to choose from on the island and nearly one hundred dive sites. What’s great about diving here is that there are many resorts on the island that offer professional PADI dive instructors, as well as a variety of dive sites including caves, wrecks, dolphin dives, and shark dives. Many of these resorts also offer shore diving. It doesn’t really matter in what part of the island you choose to stay at, as there are resorts that offer diving all across the island.
Best Dive Resorts in Roatan
Located in Sandy Bay this luxury eco-lodge offers unique Caribbean accommodation in a tropical garden and ocean front setting. Guests will enjoy meals and drinks from the Sunken Fish Restaurant while during the day the on-site diveshop will take you to the very best diving spots Roatan has to offer.
Mayan Princess Beach & Dive Resort
Located in West Bay Beach, Mayan Princess Beach & Dive Resort offers individual services and access to over 40 dive sites on the island. A full range of PADI courses is offered to guests of the resort including PADI Divemaster programs, Discover Scuba Diving, and the Padi Instructor Development Course.
Anthony’s Key Resort
Anthony’s Key Resort is located close to approximately 40 dive sites, which makes this resort a perfect place to stay at and go on diving adventures. They are known to be a PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Dive Resort. Whether you are an experienced diver or a newbie, Anthony’s Key Resort will find the right dive course for you. Some of the diving packages include the All-Inclusive Dive Package, Dive Honeymoon Package, Dolphin Dive, and Shore Diving.
A List of Top Dives Sites in Roatan
• CoCo View Wall
• Mary’s Place
• Dolphin’s Den
• Fish Den
• El Aguila
• Seaquest Deep
• Hole in the Wall
• Calvin’s Crack
• Spooky Channel
The Best Time to Dive
Roatan is a great destination for diving year-round. Even if there is wind on one side of the island, you will find ideal conditions for diving on the opposite side of Roatan. Keep in mind that the rain season lasts from October to February and some days you will experience rain.
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