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Address: Carretera Principal | Blue Bahai Resort, Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
Phone Number: +504 9887-9236
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We are a 5-Star Padi Dive Center located directly at the quiet beach of...

We are a 5-Star Padi Dive Center located directly at the quiet beach of Sandy Bay on the beautiful island of Roatan, Honduras, at the Blue Bahia Resort.

The Octopus Dive School offers the following:

PADI Courses

We are a 5-Star PADI dive center, operating since 2005, with a focus on smaller groups and personal attention. We offer PADI courses from Open Water all the way to Divemaster taught by our qualified instructors. Classes can be held in English, Spanish, German, Italian, and French. Our class size is limited to four scuba diving students per instructor. We also offer Discover Scuba Diving experiences for those of you wanting to try diving for the first time without having to take a full course.

You will feel as part of the Octopus Family right away. With over 50 different dive sites to choose from, we take you to some of the best walls, canyons, caves, and wrecks the Caribbean has to offer. You will experience calm, warm, clear waters (yearly average temperature are 24 to 32ºC, 75-90ºF). We accommodate our clients by choosing sites based on their personal requirements, interests, and scuba abilities. We also organize whole day trips, sunrise, and night dives upon request.

We dive with a maximum of six divers per instructor, and there is no fixed time limit for our dives. For you and your family’s convenience, we also offer Snorkel Safari, Bubblemaker (8 years+), Open water Junior (10 years+), weekly fish ID Happenings, and much more.

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Octopus Dive School

I thoroughly enjoyed my dive with the octopus dive school. I did an open water dive, and was with a friend who did a discovery dive. The instructor did an excellent job of... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my dive with the octopus dive school. I did an open water dive, and was with a friend who did a discovery dive. The instructor did an excellent job of explaining the basics of diving before our dive. During our dive we were accompanied by two instructors, so we felt secure and well taken care of. The... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I had an amazing experience at Octopus Dive School. My instructor, Velvet, was very knowledgeable and patient. The Octopus team is friendly and welcoming. Diving down to the reef was amazing! I'll be back to finish my certification. I would definitely recommend this place to first time divers.

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South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I was fortunate to have 6 personal dives with Octopus. I am a certified dive master so I got to dive some awesome swim throughs and even a cave with just me and the dive master. Canyon Reef, Bears Den, and the Eagle wreck swim throughs were my favorite. Rental gear is new and up to date and groups are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Octopus and it's staff are eco-warriors waiting to show you their treasures in Roatan. The staff is one of a kind, pleasureable, and accommodating. Nuria is top notch and will work with your time, activity level, and most importantly... budget. Thumbs up all the way around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Octopus was just down the street where we were staying and our air bnb hosts referred them. Small shop but don't let that scare you away. We started on just a scuba discovery dive and are going back to continue our PADI certification and when we come back next year we will finish up. Velvet was our dive master and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I had 2 great weeks of diving with Octopus Dive School. My dive instructor Virna has been charming, helpful and very instructive always willing to give me an answer to all my questions. And I always have a lot of questions. Btw the reefs around Roatán have definitely been some of the nicest places I've been diving so far and... More 

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

I have to speak as a beginning diver... this is a great place to start your diving experience. Octopus Dive School makes things easy. Everyone of their instructors is kind, attentive and intelligent. And patient. That goes a long way when you are learning something new. And I've had instruction from both men and women, and it's refreshing to note... More 

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

As a new scuba diver I didn't know what to expect and now I may be too spoiled to go anywhere else! Octopus Dive Shop's Dive Masters and Boat Captain are some of the most helpful, pleasant, and patient people I've ever encountered. Everyone gave me that extra hand when the "Newbie" had a newbie moment. Swim-thrus, walls of silver... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I completed my padi open water diving certification with octopus dive school while on a vacation in Roatan and have nothing but good things to say. The instructor was very thorough and took as much time as necessary for me to learn the required skills and feel confident preforming them. Amazing aquatic life on this island and these are great... More 

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Vicenza, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Friendly, accommodating and helpful! I was there for work and both my children were with me (12 & 7). The staff was phenomenal and accommodated to our needs, skills and wants. There was no pressure and that made a huge difference. It was all about honesty and helping us have a good time! We did not scuba but we snorkeled... More 

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