The Belize Reef is only a half mile off the coast, making it one of the top destinations for snorkelers. Daily guided trips to the reefs and other intriguing coastal locations are available to guests. Also available are diving courses.
Diving excursions can be made to the reef, the five mile Hol Chan marine sanctuary, Ray Alley, Mexico Rocks, Mata Cut or Cypress Gardens. Guests can also take a selection of scuba diving courses, including Discover Scuba Diving, Scuba Diver Course, Open Water Diver, Open Water Referral and a Refresher Course.
All of the dive excursions leave from the Portofino pier, which is only half a mile from the reef.
Guests can utilize the complementary try dive in the Portofino pool. An instructor will explain the scuba gear to you and get you comfortable with it; they will then let you try breathing underwater in the pool. Once you are comfortable, you are able to go on one of the dive trips.
For more information concerning diving in the Caribbean, including useful suggestions and tips for both experienced divers and newcomers to the sport, read this comprehensive guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.
Positioned on the island of Ambergris Caye, Portofino Diving is on the premises of Portofino Resort, and will be happy to serve residents and visitors who want to dive during their vacation on this part of the island or close by. In case you're wondering, San Pedro is six and a half miles (ten and a half kilometers) to the south west.
Location: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
Phone: (501) 678-5096
Secondary Phone: (501) 678-5096
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