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Octopus Dive School

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Closed Now: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Awesome dive shop!

We loved diving with the Octopus Dive crew! I definitely recommend this company! What a special... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shawna K
Fantastic (and cheap!) dive school

I did my PADI here about a month ago with Aaron and it was incredible! Easy to understand... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 Resort, Sandy Bay, Roatan 34101, Honduras
+504 9887-9236
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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blueskyRoatan, Owner at Octopus Dive School, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 2 August 2018

We are a family of 5 mom, dad and 3 kiddos (13,12 and 10). we went to Nuria on the advice of our friend who garantied me that Nuria and her team would be able to make the Open Water certification happen for us. And...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

We travel a lot and dove in over 30 countries so I can definitely say that Roatan is one of the best place to learn how to dive given how easy the diving is and how close all the dive sites are. We've been to...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

Octopus was great to dive with. They are located extremely close to some awesome dive locations. Everyone that we interacted with from Octopus was extremely knowledgeable and professional and you can tell Nuria, the owner, takes the quality of her business very seriously. We would...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

I've gone with ODS a few times over the last several years when I have been on the island. The staff is friendly, professional and great to dive with. Smaller groups than many of the other operations and that matters to me. Wonderful dive sites...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Nuria and her crew were unbelievably kind and understanding of our beginner status. They took my son and me on our very first ocean dive (we got certified in a quarry). Calli was our dive master and she was so patient with me in particular...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I could not have hoped for more! My instructor, Virna, was just wonderful! I just loved my experience!

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28 March 2018|
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
20 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
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