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Address: Main Street | Sandy Bay, Honduras
Phone Number: 504 2425 3350
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Description: Gunter's Ecomarine Dive Shop is a world famous secret found only on the...
Gunter's Ecomarine Dive Shop is a world famous secret found only on the island Utila. We offer a familiar atmosphere, professional service and the best diving on Utila. Whether you are first time diver or a diver of the world, Ecomarine will give you a dive adventure of a lifetime....
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Very relaxed place with small class size ... very personal atmosphere! We got offered a double room instead of a dormitorio the time we spent there for the padi open water course... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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43 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Very relaxed place with small class size ... very personal atmosphere! We got offered a double room instead of a dormitorio the time we spent there for the padi open water course and used one of our free dives for the deep water adventure dive what cost us 15 $ ... thumbs up! Very good stuff, uncomplicated!!! Will be back... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Me and my boyfriend chose this place out of the multiple places to dive in Utila because it had the best ambience on first impressions and it didn´t disappoint. We spent a week staying there and four days of that doing our open water course. Ernesto was our instructor and he was excellent at his job and good fun to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

TL;DR Gunter's Ecomarine Dive Shop is THE best place to dive. Very cost-effective dive packages available. Great people, great atmosphere, family feel. Would go back in a heart beat. Scratch that, I am going back soon. The week before I was working in an office, 60 hour work week and looking to take a trip down south for cheaper diving... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The warmth and welcome from Tara and Steve cannot be beat. You can find bigger shops and a coue with several boats versus one.... But no one can try so hard and succeed at delivering what you want. We had a couple quirky needs and somewhat tricky/demanding schedule and NOONE ELSE would have it. Tara was excited and creative and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Diving in Utila is an experience I'd recommend to anyone. The waters are warm, the reef is healthy and the vibe is just the right combination of relaxed and intoxicated. Thankfully, I also had the pleasure of diving with what I can only describe as the very best group of divemasters I've ever met. Ecomarine isn't just a dive shop,... More 

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Sultan, Washington
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We dove for a couple of weeks with Eco Marine. We visited a few shops and dove with a couple others before we found this little gem. It was clear after our first day of diving with them that we had found a perfect fit. If you want to dive in Utila and not be diving at a "dive factory"... More 

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Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Not sure who is writing this comments – but they must be somewhere else ! Broken BCD’s // Regulator leaking // no briefing // drunken dive guide // Stay alive… go diving with profs !

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I had a week to spend after Christmas and wanted to use it to complete my PADI open water certification. I heard that Honduras had some of the best AND CHEAPEST diving in the world (and it was much closer than Thailand’s reefs). After consulting with Lonely Planet, I learned that the diving is less expensive on Utila, there are... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Amazing service and instructors. They worked with my fears and made me feel at peace on my journey. I will definitely come back!

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Great instructor, Ernesto, full of positive energy, amazing owners, so friendly and welcoming, generally a trully relaxed atmosphere...exactly what we were looking for. When we arrived in utila, the moment we stepped out of the boat, a horde of loud shouting young gringos approached us from everywhere trying to convince us to switch to their dive shop and their accomodation...they... More 

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