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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Carretera Principal | Sol y Mar Beach Club, Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Love, love, love Octopus!!! Did 7 dives here and each was so enjoyable. Forget the cluster f*%k of dive shops in West Bay. This school keeps the number of divers low when they go out. Who wants to come up early cause your stuck with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Completed my open water dives with Octopus Dive School!! The school was great, it was small enough so your experience was very personal, and the staff made you feel at home, from morning to afternoon!! The staff was extremely professional, the shop was well setup...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jasonw115
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was recommended Octopus Dive School by a relative who "raved" about them! They surely did not disappoint! An excellent and professional company who took great care of our family.We were on a family Christmas Cruise with one day in Roatan and wanted to go...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pennyrox
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really special place to dive. They really could accommodate all of our diving needs. The little touches make a big difference, like real coffee and a warm shower. The location is away from the craziness of west end so we felt like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 3rd year diving with Octopusdiveschool, for our week long NOV dive vacation. Nuria & her staff are still the best for safety, learning, adventure & fun. Their new location is great, which also means new dive sites. My sister & I can't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to several of the top dive sights in the world. Roatan and Octopus Dive never fails to meet our expectations. The staff here is friendly, helpful, patient, and knowledgable, just the kind of people you would like to hang out with. The...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply love these people. We had our 12 and 17 year old boys open water certified with them and I can’t say enough about how wonderful they were. I’ve become a loyal customer and dive with them every time I’m on the island.

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Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Steve K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 December 9, 2018

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 November 13, 2018

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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brenleelewis
March 27, 2018|
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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
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mccaigchris
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
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dnathree24
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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Jesse_From_Colorado
Grand Junction, Colorado
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|
Response fromhopefulist|
Thanks for the tip - we'll be staying in Sandy Bay for a week at the end of the month.