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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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First of all, GREAT PRICE! Got my Open Waters Diver course last week. It's the most respected dive school of Utila and the oldest, it was highly recommended by others, and now I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

First of all, GREAT PRICE! Got my Open Waters Diver course last week. It's the most respected dive school of Utila and the oldest, it was highly recommended by others, and now I know why. The instructors were nothing but friendly and caring people (shout out to Rafa Jimenez and Millie Raban), they are great teachers and had patience whenever... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Our dive gear was delivered to the boat each day. The dive masters put our gear together and all we had to do was put it on and they even helped us with that too. They took our gear each day and washed it with freshwater and soap and rinsed it. Then they hung it up to dry.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

UDC has an awesome staff and instructors in a perfect setting. The waters are warm and inviting. The people are friendly and loooooove diving! I did my PADI Open Water certification there and I couldn't have asked for better instructors. Gabi and Daniela had so much knowledge and enthusiasm! The instruction is thorough with individual attention. Our dives were fun... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Had a week there, really impressed by the quality of the instructors, very professional and serious about diving. Boats are good too. The gear is a bit shabby but seems well maintained. The diving there is perfect for learning, lovely corals and small fish life, nothing intimidating. The free accommodation at the Mango Inn is pretty average and a 10... More 

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

Hi Cosmic_teapot, Thank you so much for the review, we're glad you enjoyed the experience and hope to see you soon. Best Regards. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I loved the UDC finally got my open water at a faction of what I would have paid in canada and the staff were fun well knowledgable and helpful! Will definitely visit again when I want to get my advanced!

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

Hi Kittytat2, Thank you for choosing us for your training and for taking the time to leave this nice review! We love introducing new divers to the underwater world! See you back soon for the advanced. Hugs from all of us. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I'm a backpacker and came to Utila to catch up with some friends and dive. I chose to complete my Open Water with UDC after hearing some great feedback and it was such a good decision. The team are fantastic with a fun and professional approach to teaching that puts you at ease straight away. The schedules are flexible in... More 

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

Hey Robjhyland, Thank you for your review! We are so glad you got to take advantage of what Utila Dive Center has to offer. All the best for now and we hope to see you back on Utila someday. Hugs from all the team. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Very professional team with lots of experience. Great student to instructor ratio and really friendly staff. Lots of social events too. Little bit pricier than the other dive schools but very worth it!

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

Hi Raashad H, Thank you for choosing UDC for your training and for writing this review. We are glad you enjoyed your time here an appreciate the standards and quality we deliver. Looking forward to your next visit. Happy travels. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I did my PADI open water with my instructor Dani. I was picked up at the dock by two of the instructors and driven to my hotel mango inn (which was just perfect) then taken to the dive centre. My instructor was brilliant. She was knowledgeable, patient, fun and really encouraging. The whole centre had a really fun, sociable yet... More 

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Hello abio86, Thank you so much for leaving such wonderful thoughts about your time here with us. Happy travels and warm regards from all of us here. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This was my first time diving and I L-O-V-E-D it. Firstly, Utila is nothing short of paradise and UDC is the perfect place to enjoy it. The staff are very professional but still fun, from the minute I arrived I was made to feel welcome. My instructor Mary, is very experienced and a great teacher, I was nervous about diving... More 

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

Hi GW21186338, Thank you so much for leaving such wonderful thoughts about your time here with us. Its so exiting 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. More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 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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Hi Jared R, Thank you for your review and for the time shared with us. Happy travels and warm regards from all of us here. 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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