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Bananarama Dive Center

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Bananarama Dive Center offers the full range of diving activities on the worlds' second largest barrier reef. Experienced staff, small groups and the best dive sites make diving with Bananarama an unforgettable experience.
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Carretera Pavimentada Principal | Bananarama Dr., West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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+1 727-493-1891
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 5, 2017

I dove at Bananarama dive shop Jan 10 to 28th 2017. The manager, Marco Perata and his staff are the most amazing group to be around. I took my rescue dive course with them, my instructor Andrea Pino was patient with me but made the...More

4  Thank Steve M
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 6, 2013 via mobile

I realize that I am in the minority on here as people seem to love this shop. My husband and I however, did not. We were in Roatan for a week and before going I prebooked 10 dives for each of us. When I emailed...More

4  Thank Twin_Mom_Diver
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All reviews top notch swim throughs open water certification thirsty turtle hole in the wall awesome staff learning experience great diving surface interval love diving wonderful things refresher course sea life great care laid back blue channel an amazing experience
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a wonderful experience diving with Bananarama last week. I logged 10 dives and each one was incredible. Yes, they have the advantage of being located just minutes off of a beautiful reef vibrant with hydrocorals, gorgonians, stony corals, black corals and animals. The...More

Thank Valerie H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to Banarama early November 2018 with my girlfriend who never dove before. She loved her teacher and passed her open water licence and i really enjoyed diving with Martin, the dive master present at this time. Kind of a free and spontaneous aventure and...More

Thank Sébastien L
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve dove multiple places in the Caribbean. Mexico,Bahamas , Curaçao etc. Bananarama dive shop from top to bottom is the BEST! ANYWHERE! Marco,Yumi,Lanita,Zoey,Andrea,Bryan,Michael,and Martin make up a team that is professional and skilled to give you the best dive experience ever. This October was my...More

Thank Dream100331
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We really appreciate you commentary and YES It was an awesome time at the Seamounts .Super sweet . It was one of our more tranquil weeks as well to do some more slow motion photography dives :) Always a treat for us to have friends...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't normally write reviews but these guys deserve one they were so good. For context I am a dive professional at a dive shop/hotel in the FL Keys so I have some experience at this. From the time we arrived the service was excellent....More

Thank Mark M
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It was a treat for us to be able to share the amazing reef system here in Roatan with you , We also love taking our fellow instructors around with us . The proximity of the dive sites, and diversity all with a very short...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dive center is the best! The rooms are clean and have what you need. Don't bother at looking at pictures of rooms because you're never going to be In your room anyway. Our dive master Zoey was amazing! Also the food and drinks are...More

Thank Dan C
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much Dan .. We appreciate you taking the time to mention your experience here .We do truly hope you will return for more adventures with us

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been diving with Marco and his crew for 8 years. They are definitely THE BEST DIVE SHOP EVER!!!😄❤️(inside joke). Thanks all of you for making us so welcome!More

Thank raeannhurst
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You rock .It is such a treat to be able to dive with you all and have so many BEST DIVES EVER !!!!!!!! WE do so appreciate and enjoy having you all with us ,like family :) Thank you again and again and again and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second dive trip to Bananarama and we've already booked for the same time next year. Marco and his dive crew are the best! Daily cleaning and storage of dive equipment is very convenient and really made the diving experience effortlessly! Everyone at...More

Thank Debra C
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Debra C ..We appreciate your support and continued enjoyment with us .We certainly have a great time with you all . We look forward to your return in October .

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been diving with Bananarama Dive Center for about 8 years. I love diving with Marco, Martin, Andrea and the rest of the crew. On this trip I was able to do 17 dives. We saw lots of Eagle Rays, Turtles and Eels. We...More

Thank Kevin H
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Kevin H .You are at home when you are here with us Always .Always so many cool things happen when you are diving with us . It was a magical Night Dive ,even with the lights on all the time .We await you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently dove with Bananarama Dive Center (we also dove with them last year) and the divemaster, boat captain, and all the staff go out of their way to make sure you have safe and memorable dives. Great set up, just walk a few yards...More

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Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you 449jan77 .Such a nice commentary.Safety comes first , so we can enjoy the experience with complete comfort and confidence.We always have a treat with divers that have been with us before . Cheers

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Bananarama is an amazing hotel with splendid accommodations and awesome diving instructors! They are very helpful and knowledgeable! The place has some of the best diving sites I have ever seen. We did our first night dive here and it was simply spectacular! Be...More

1  Thank Paola d
Bananarama_Divers, Manager at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We thank you from the bottom of our heart for you kind words .We also love the amazing video you shared about your time here in Roatan . It was a great pleasure having you back with us , and we await your return

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JennNutting
February 1, 2017|
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Response from fixinta777 | Reviewed this property |
I posted a pic of the boats in the reviews of the dive center, as I can't find a spot to post the pic here. Hope the info helps!! Great staff and crew there!!
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RedDevilScuba
November 5, 2015|
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Response from George P | Reviewed this property |
I don't work for Bananarama so I can't answer your question about what they could do for you and your group. You need to contact Marco at the dive shop through their website. I think they have a contact us form on the Dive... More
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Gina B
September 29, 2015|
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Response from Diane A | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you have no worries with them - they will teach you and then practice with you and then take you for a great adventure. I recommend them very highly!
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