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Address: | Mango-Inn, 34201, Honduras
Phone Number: +504 2425-3326
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Description: The Utila Dive Center is an established dive operation and hotel, offering...
The Utila Dive Center is an established dive operation and hotel, offering all levels of scuba instruction from beginner to PADI Scuba Instructor, including technical and rebreather diving, guided dives, on our beautiful coral reefs with resident whale sharks!
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Ask for Millie

Millie is pretty, blonde, and English. She represents a wonderful dichotomy of playfulness and professionalism that earn her the spot as the most engaging dive instructor I've... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Millie is pretty, blonde, and English. She represents a wonderful dichotomy of playfulness and professionalism that earn her the spot as the most engaging dive instructor I've ever had. If you'd like to have a safe, fun, well advised dive, do yourself a favor: Ask for Millie.

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Had an amazing 9 days in Utila with UDC! When arriving in Utila i ended up travelling in a big group of 7 people. 4 were set on Altons before they arrived based on recommendations and 2 were set on UDC. The guys I had been travelling with for last month or so were all at Altons which made my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I went to Utila and was thinking to do a couple of fundives, maybe to do my DiveMaster training there. I walked through some dive shops on my first day and thought in myself, well, they are all alright, but I will not stay a long time and just stick with my initial 'couple of fundives'-plan and use the rest... More 

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UDCManager, Director of Professional Training at Utila Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Woody, It was an absolute pleasure to have such a passionate individual, diver and ocean lover join our team. I'm so glad you got to take advantage of everything Utila Dive Center has to offer and could see the difference, both below and above the surface. We're missing you already and it's never goodbye, only see you later! Warmest... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

UDC is a professional yet laid back dive center that sets the bar in diving. Out of a three month backpacking trip, this has been my greatest and most memorable experience. My girlfriend and I attended the PADI open water course here at UDC. Our instructor Vero was absolutely amazing, along with two other dive professionals, Bob and Lucas. Between... More 

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Stratford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The best! The people are friendly , the service is excellent, Meet people from all over the world - I have been here 3 times already - will come back for more.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

From start to finish the IDC was an amazing experience with UDC. All the instructors were inviting and patient. They made our group feel like a group not a gaggle of individuals. Everyone was patient and there were no silly questions. Corners were not cut and I think the greatest compliment was from the PADI examiners when they said they... More 

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UDCManager, Director of Professional Training at Utila Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Daryl, Thank you so much for the kind and measured words, it's always nice when a well traveled and experienced diver like yourself notices the quality in our training, nice for all our staffs egos to hear such nice complements come from the PADI examiners as well, and they get around! All the best for now and we hope... More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

From start to finish, we had an amazing experience with Utila Dive Center. Every UDC staff member was welcoming, knowledgeable and fun. UDC fosters a wonderful sense of community that invites you in, wraps you up, and makes you sad to leave. Our instructor Vero was THE GREATEST! As first-time divers we were...shaky at best. Vero was supportive, patient, enthusiastic,... More 

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UDCManager, Public Relations Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Jillian, Thank you so much for leaving such wonderful thoughts about your time here with us. Its so exiting for us when new, specially nervous, divers enjoy the experience so much. Hope u had a wonderful time in your other travels. See you back soon hopefully. Hugs from all the staff. More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Just finished 10 dives here. Best boats, best captains, and Mary is an awesome Dive Master! Thanks!!

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UDCManager, Public Relations Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi David, Thank you for your review and for the time shared with us. Happy travels and warm regards from all of us here. More 

Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I did my open water course with Vero as my instructor. she made an extremely convincing and impressive pitch as to why to do my course with UDC and I would certainly take my business back there again (I also visited every other dive shop on the island and the other places were less interested in getting my business as... More 

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UDCManager, Public Relations Manager at Utila Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Arthur, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this great review and recommending our service, we love what we do and sharing it with people like you. Looking forward to your next visit. Happy travels. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I hopped on a plane to Honduras and went there just for diving. I have never dove before. I stayed for a week for Open Water. Jemma was an amazing instructor. And not until I really fell in love with scuba diving and went elsewhere have i realized how great this place is. I met some of the coolest people... More 

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Address: | Mango-Inn, 34201, Honduras
Phone Number: +504 2425-3326
Location: Central America  >  Honduras  >  Bay Islands  >  Utila

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