Scuba Diving Near Condado

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Some of the island's easiest dives are found in Condado, which is especially popular for beach dives.  Without having to board a boat you'll have access to spectacular coral reef, and interesting sea life.  Beginning divers find this location to be ideal. 

You'll find several dive operators, a dive shop, and a small number of dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop you'll be able to find are shown in the following chart.

Dive Shops Near Condado
Name Type Phone Location Island
Ocean Sports Dive Shop//12577 (787) 268-2329 2.7 mi. East of Central Condado Puerto Rico

If you want to go diving, you can check with Aqua Adventure. Aqua Adventure specializes in all things scuba, as well as all things related to the popular sport. Not only do they offer an extensive list of PADI certification training programs and daily open water dives, but SNUBA trips and day-long snorkeling tours are part of their offerings as well. They are located in Condado District.

A second option is Ocean Sports. Learn how to scuba dive with Ocean Sports when you sign up for PDI or SSI scuba training. Some of the recreational courses include Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water, Divemaster, Instructor, Deep Air Diver, Rescur Diver and Cavern Dive. You can reach them at (787) 268-2329.

Still another option is La Casa del Buzo. Serving the area for over 30 years, this dive center specializes not only in the sale and rental of diving equipment, but also in the training of new and experienced divers to help them advance safely into the world of scuba diving. They're located in San Juan.

The chart directly below enables you to learn some information regarding diving services in the area.

Dive Operators Near Condado
Name Phone Location
Aqua Adventure (787) 729-2626 Condado District
La Casa del Buzo (787) 758-2710 San Juan
Ocean Sports (787) 268-2329 2.7 mi. East of Central Condado
Unlimited Divers (787) 273-7044 San Juan

Dive Services

You can look through this table for an indication of what typical dive services cost in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 115.0 $ 150.0
Double Tank Dive $ 95.0 $ 125.0
Night Dive $ 90.0 $ 110.0
Open Water Certification $ 550.0 $ 675.0
Single Tank Dive $ 75.0 $ 95.0

Dive Sites

Details concerning some of the area's dive sites are shown in the table below.

Dive Sites Near Condado
Name Quality Experience Avg. Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Escambron Very Good All Divers 25.0 < 1 knot 18.4680839562 -66.0897593498
Isla de Cabras Good Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 25.0 1-2 knots 18.4719407319 -66.132352829

For more information about diving, including tips and suggestions for both beginners and experienced divers, check out this comprehensive Caribbean diving article.

 

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