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 4 dive operators, a dive shop, and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shop you'll be able to find are summarized here:

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'd like to go diving, you should consider Aqua Adventure. A full-service PADI dive center that also specializes in an extensive snorkeling tour and the new addition to watersports called SNUBA, no facility in the area offers more activities to choose from than this one. They are found in Condado District.

A second option is Ocean Sports. The motto at Ocean Sports is "If it's not fun, we don't do it." Their mission is to show every visitor a great time in water and so offer all of the necessary training plus daily dives. They offer scuba lessons, ranging form basic to instructor training; they also offer scuba dives. You can reach them at (787) 268-2329.

A third good 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.

Take a moment to look through this table for a list of 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

The following chart provides the typical cost of dive services 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

The chart right below enables you to learn a few details concerning some of the area's major dive sites.

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

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and experienced divers, read this extensive guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.

 

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