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Bananarama Dive Center

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Carretera Pavimentada Principal, West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
727-564-9058
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I can't say enough good about these folks but I'll try

I had no idea what to expect going to a place in a 3rd world country, an island pretty much off the... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2014
ponomo1
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Staten Island, New York
Great dives at Bananarama

So far we've done 6 dives with them and had two different dive masters. Daniel is fantastic and is... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2014
534chrise
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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.
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Carretera Pavimentada Principal, West Bay, Roatan, Honduras
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727-564-9058

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Reviewed March 2, 2014

I had no idea what to expect going to a place in a 3rd world country, an island pretty much off the beaten path called Roatan but man am I thrilled with what I left with. I have only the best memories and comments and...More

Thank ponomo1
Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

Ponomo1, Thank you for your review! Marco has been with us now for 7 years... essentially since we purchased the resort... he actually was our construction superintendent who came down to check the cisterns, structures and building feasibility for the plan we had... On the...More

Reviewed February 28, 2014

So far we've done 6 dives with them and had two different dive masters. Daniel is fantastic and is helpful, informative and clear. He leads a great dive. He also did our night dive with us and was spot on and excellent with all of...More

Thank 534chrise
Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

Chris, Daniel, Marco and Zoey are all amazing! Thank you for taking the time to share you experience with us and others. Our prices are very competitive and we thank you for your recommendation. I will tell Daniel, Marco and Zoey you said hello and...More

Reviewed February 27, 2014

Hello! I will be visiting your resort next week and cannot wait! Especially after reading even more rave reviews. Unfortunately I am a little disappointed in the follow up from the front desk. I have attempted reaching out to the resort via email and have...More

Thank N S
Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

I have responded to you privately a couple of times now via Tripadvisor. We are extremely busy right now as we are in the middle of busy season... the phone in the reception is ringing off the hook:) If you would like immediate assistance and...More

Reviewed February 26, 2014

Thank you Bananarama for a great week. We had 3 rooms at the resort 8,9 and 11 and all were great. Water went cold in 8 and 9 turns out when we told the front desk maintenance came within 5 minutes to change the batteries...More

Thank Canadianblueberries
Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

We greatly appreciate your comments and recommendation. Our diveshop is amazing... the equipment is great, the boats are nice, but the staff is amazing which makes all the difference. We do offer a bit different approach to your diving experience than many of our competitors...More

Reviewed February 25, 2014

We had the pleasure of diving many times with Banarama. We found them to be patient ,knowledgeable,professional and very friendly. They always took the time to explain things and made you feel like their friend. You never felt like a number or cattle,they always go...More

Thank sherlb2013
Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us and others. We greatly value your patronage and are really happy you enjoyed your experience. Our diveshop does offer amazing service, we keep our rental gear in great shape and we prefer the...More

Reviewed February 18, 2014

Our instructor was patient and kind! now her name eludes me, Jose,Zoey? but I had a wonderful time scuba diving for the first time. She was enthusiastic and coached me on! she gave us confidence to go to the next level! thankyou for a wonderful...More

Thank ssauce3
Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

Zoey is an amazing instructor and we are very fortunate to have her with us. Thank you for taking the time to tell us what an amazing experience you had and we hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Louis

Reviewed February 17, 2014

We highly recommend the Bananarama Dive Center in Roatan! Prior to our trip, I emailed with Marco, the dive shop manager and he was prompt with his responses to me and assured me our dives were scheduled. We met with Marco when we arrived and...More

Thank Nancy K
Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

Nancy, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and others. Marco and Lanita are fantastic! It can be difficult to catch the string of pearls while you are here depending upon the moon cycle... its only amazing for a short period of...More

Reviewed February 9, 2014

This was our second stay at Bananarama and we still love it! The beach, food, drinks, staff and accommodations make this place special. Only wish we could have stayed longer than our 12 days. Time went way too fast. Guy and Jeff..thanks again for a...More

Thank Nancy N
Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2014

Nancy, We are already looking forward to your 3rd stay! Thank you for taking the time to share you experience with us and future guests. Roatan and Bananarama do offer a stay forever program:) We look forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Louis

Reviewed January 27, 2014

I thoroughly enjoyed learning to dive with the good people of Bananarama Dive Centre. I got a ton of one-on-one time to go through the PADI curiculum, and I could tell that my instructors were really motivated to make sure I felt comfortable, informed, and...More

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Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2014

Thank you for sharing your experience about your diving class you took with our diveshop. We are committed to making your experience safe, comfortable and making sure you understand all the components of your class! We only offer professionally maintained gear and rotate our gear...More

Reviewed January 26, 2014

I dove with Bananarama Dive Center on Roatan from Sunday January 12 through Thursday January 16. This was my first time on Roatan and I had bought a ten dive package from them. I dove a couple of dives with Lanita and mostly with Zoe...More

Thank George P
Bananarama03, Owner at Bananarama Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to share you experience with us. We have been working very hard on getting breakfast out a bit earlier... some days we do have issues such as on Saturdays when we have Doris making tortillas from scratch for baleadas......More

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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 drdia | 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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