We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

JADS Dive Center

Features Animals
Seroe Colorado 245E | Baby Beach, San Nicolas, Aruba
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Super

The pick up at the hotel was on time and very friendly - Sue sat the tone for the welcome to come... read more

Reviewed today
kyoto62798
,
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Fantastic first dive in Aruba!

Great people at JADS. Sue and Rudolph were great! I would only suggest checking the number of... read more

Reviewed today
Shadowfax888
,
Summerland Key, Florida
Read all 951 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
By working in small groups this allows us the flexibility to adapt to our guests experience a/o needs. Most of our guests are boat diving from our 36' vessel conveniently docked behind the airport.We make scuba diving on your Aruba vacation convenient and enjoyable.Once you arrive at JADS you are more then a guest; you become family. On property: Bar & Grill, rinse area, washrooms...All experience levels are welcomed.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“rocky beach” (43 reviews)
“jane sea” (20 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
Seroe Colorado 245E | Baby Beach, San Nicolas, Aruba
Write a ReviewReviews (951)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"rocky beach"
in 43 reviews
"diving experience"
in 48 reviews
"jane sea"
in 20 reviews
"baby beach"
in 96 reviews
"great diving"
in 33 reviews
"open water certification"
in 26 reviews
"lion fish"
in 33 reviews
"airplane wrecks"
in 14 reviews
"jean pierre"
in 28 reviews
"great operation"
in 12 reviews
"discover scuba"
in 12 reviews
"arashi reef"
in 19 reviews
"boat captain"
in 22 reviews
"sponge reef"
in 10 reviews
"personal attention"
in 24 reviews
"safety stop"
in 9 reviews
"moray eels"
in 11 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 900 reviews

Reviewed today

The pick up at the hotel was on time and very friendly - Sue sat the tone for the welcome to come. Within a few minutes we were at the dock welcomed by the Captain and Rudolph. Great sense of humor and wonderful atmosphere. The...More

Thank kyoto62798
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed today

Great people at JADS. Sue and Rudolph were great! I would only suggest checking the number of people on the boat before going. It was very crowded(probably a good sign though!).

Thank Shadowfax888
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We rented the entire boat and it was worth every penny. My son and I got to see the Atilla and pedernales wrecks while the rest of the family snorkeled above. It was Fantastic! The Captain was great and his experience and expertise was evident...More

Thank Dale F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 years ago my wife were introduced to diving in Aruba. We had planned to return this year and do the training for our PADI Open Water Diver Cert. After our original plans fell through, we contacted JADS after reading all of the great reviews...More

Thank ThinAir145
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

JADs provides an amazing dive experience. Small groups make the everything more efficient and the rental equipment is great. The boat leaves from a marina behind the airport most days, so the ride to the south coast sites is quick. Sue, the dive master, is...More

Thank DenverTravelers99
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had great dives with JAD's. Susan the dive master was great and very helpful, the boat captain also did a great job. They will pick you up and drop you off at your resort too. I would highly recommend diving with them as they...More

Thank stegmm
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were friendly, clear communication, good equipment, great dives. Everything went perfectly. Did Arashi Reef and Antilla Shipwreck. Very cool! Small group of 8 clients split into two dive groups. Staff gave clear briefings of equipment, groups, and dive plans. I’m an experienced diver and...More

Thank tboyce12
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been diving with Jads on may 31. We went to arashi reef and to antilla wreck. Susan gave us all the explanation about the dive sites and safety procedures in a short briefing before we went down. The dive suit and all other equipment...More

Thank renato f
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
A TripAdvisor Member
62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did five days of diving with Jads and had a great time. There were 6 to 12 divers each day so we were not overcrowded at all. There were one to two dive master guides depending on the numbers. We were with Sue every...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We regularly go to Aruba, and after trying out some other dive centers, we found JADS and stuck with it. This time was the 5th time we dove with JADS, and, again, everything was excellent, at least as far as it could be controlled (wind...More

1  Thank Walter H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 37 hotels in Aruba
Astoria Hotel & Restaurant
6 reviews
2.66 miles away
Talk of the Town Hotel & Beach Club
264 reviews
11.81 miles away
Paradera Park Aruba
477 reviews
12.00 miles away
Andicuri Inn
1 review
12.63 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Kamini's Kitchen
694 reviews
1.51 miles away
The Flying Fishbone
4,536 reviews
4.66 miles away
Charlie's Bar & Restaurant
415 reviews
2.07 miles away
Zeerovers
2,729 reviews
4.84 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Aruba Bob Snorkeling
1,482 reviews
4.91 miles away
Baby Beach
4,087 reviews
.23 miles away
Guadirikiri Caves
227 reviews
4.88 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Jill T
June 4, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from BTidball | Reviewed this property |
We had travelers with us who went through their certification course while on vacation. They took great care of everyone in our party. I think you’ll be pleased with them.
0
Votes
Obiewankenobi
May 16, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Ron W | Reviewed this property |
JADS has good rental equipment. Aruba has much current. I’m sure they will help you.
1
Vote
mkenn363
September 2, 2017|
Answer
Response from Steve T | Reviewed this property |
Hi mkenn I was a visitor diver , but i think i can answer that question. They do dives on different locations on different days, so if i'm correct the Wednesdays is near their shop and its one boat that move from... More
0
Votes
;