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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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+504 9887-9236
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Thank Jon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff professional cheap price good location nice room Learn and fun togethere feel like with family

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Thank laurenceloutfi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I are new to diving, and we were looking for a more personalized experience with instructors who understood our limitations and comfort level as new divers. I had a bad experience on my last dive in Hawaii, and was nervous about diving...More

Thank Elizabeth R
blueskyRoatan, Manager at Octopus Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Elizabeth, welcome to the Octopus family! We are so happy to hear that you feel more confident in the water :D!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Octopus Dive School deserves SIX stars! We had an absolute blast with everybody at this dive shop. Don't let the "school" throw you off, that's just an additional service for people who need it. They are so professional, so fun, and all around top notch....More

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blueskyRoatan, Owner at Octopus Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your review and the six stars recomendation, we look forward to have you back with us on March, big hug from everybody at Octopus !!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aaron was our dive master, he was absolutely awesome allowing our group to really dive. When you are with Aaron it’s a real dive adventure I have been diving over 30 years nothing is more frustrating than an uptight DM who forgets that we are...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

We loved diving with the Octopus Dive crew! I definitely recommend this company! What a special group of people. It was my first time diving after receiving my diving certification and I'm so glad I went with Octopus (recommended by our hotel). They made us...More

Thank Shawna K
blueskyRoatan, Owner at Octopus Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Shawna, I hope you and Edan had a great time in Roatán. Here, at Octopus we like to treat our clients as family. You guys are welcome back anytime. We loved diving with you both!

Reviewed 6 September 2018

I did my PADI here about a month ago with Aaron and it was incredible! Easy to understand instruction made for a worry free experience, and one I’ll never forget!

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

I did seven dives over five days with Octopus in late July. As I was the only fun diver there, most of the time I dove with just Virna or Aaron. The dive sites around Roatan are simply amazing. Coral life is not as healthy...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Nuria and her entire team were fantastic. We felt like we like part of their family while we were there. The dive spots were all amazing and the dive masters and entire team did everything possible to accommodate us and make us feel welcome. This...More

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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
19 November 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
17 January 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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