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Octopus Dive School

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We are a 5-Star Padi Dive Center located on the island of Roatán, Honduras, at Sol y Mar Beach Club. We have been operating since 2005, offering PADI courses from Open Water all the way to Divemaster, taught by our qualifiedd instructors. Classes...more
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Carretera Principal | Sol y Mar Beach Club, Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
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All reviews octopus blue bahia boat captain open water spooky channel great place to learn advanced certification an excellent instructor fun diving refresher course top priority an amazing experience the entire staff diving experience discover scuba personal attention the reefs
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If you are new to scuba diving you need to visit Octopus Dive School. Their instructors are fantastic, friendly, and experienced. They teach you all about the equipment before you set foot in the water as well as what it will be like and how...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have dove with Octopus Dive School 4 times now (over the last 3 years) and took our Advanced Open Water training with them. Their passion for diving is contagious. You can it's not just a job, they love diving themselves. We have always felt...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great people, good dive the water wasn’t clear that day, wind had it cloudy, but already booked again for April 2019 hope the water is better.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

I brought a group of gap year students to Octopus Dive School for their OW course. My students presented many challenges; medical, etc. Nuria and crew went above and beyond to accommodate us. My students felt safe, supported, and loved during our time in Roatan....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Off season diving was fantastic. The same high standard of guided dives with very enthusiastic personnel. Felt we were the only divers on the reef.

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Came to do a trial dive after my parents were already diving here before, it was absolutely amazing! Velvet was so lovely and helped with everything and then I did a dive in the open water and it was brilliant, cannot wait to come back...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Once again Octopus shines. Took my next level certification and had a blast. Velvet is an amazing dive master and taught me so much this year. I am a better diver due to her instruction and guidance. Velvet has taught me that last 4 years...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rtoddgodfrey
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Stop at octopus with the family as we were on a cruise!Very experienced dive master, very friendly and competent. Everything felt good, safety, dives, boat ride!!!Amazing coral reef with beautiful sea animals, turtles, nurse shark, puffer fish pirate fish and more :)

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

We were totally spoiled with the Aaron's unending patience and perseverance. Their team was very knowledgeable, relaxed and very friendly. Planning on going back next year!

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jon C
Reviewed October 12, 2018

This place is awesome. Here’s why.....On a cruise with friends, I am a certified diver, my buddy was not, never dive before. We set up our excursions thinking it was at the same place. They were not. My buddy’s place left before he got to...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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March 27, 2018|
Response from pdotnndd | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we are scuba divers and dove with Octopus Dive Shop. They are an amazing dive shop but not really close to West Bay. They are in Sandy Bay so I probably wouldn’t use them for a snorkelling trip. Right in front of... More
November 19, 2017|
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Response from adennis83 | Reviewed this property |
We were in Roatan last week and they certainly were open. Don’t want to sway your opinion to use a shop but I personally would recommend ANY shop but Octopus. I had a great experience with Sea Divers (just down from them... More
January 16, 2017|
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Response from britta1435 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - we had our family of 5 with one instructor.... perfect for us. there were others on the boat who had one-on-one with instructors and every other combination. The boat held about 14 ish people in total sometimes full and... More
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Octopus Dive School in Sandy Bay (1 Replies)
My husband and I just spent 10 wonderful days diving with Octopus Dive School in Sandy Bay. We cannot recommend Octopus and its staff highly enough. We had wonderful experiences every day thanks to Sophie, Eva, & Nuria. Two days into diving we decided to take the Advanced Open Water Course and we were so glad that we did. We had previously had some unsafe and poorly planned dive experiences, especially with a night dive in Belize, and we were pleased to see that Octopus was completely...More
July 09, 2011|
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Thanks for the tip - we'll be staying in Sandy Bay for a week at the end of the month.