Scuba Diving Near Isla Verde

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While there is access to the sea from Isla Verde, it is not necessarily an ideal setting for diving.  Snorkeling is more common here, and visitors will usually give that a go before signing up for an excursion that will take them elsewhere.  Condado has an easy beach dive site, but more advanced divers will head elsewhere.

There is one dive operator, some dive shops, and a small number of interesting dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators and Shops

The dive shops worth looking into can be seen in the table below.

Dive Shops Near Isla Verde
Name Phone Location
Ocean Sports (787) 268-2329 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Isla Verde
Scuba Dogs San Juan (787) 977-0000 Viejo San Juan, 5.1 mi. West-Northwest of Central Isla Verde

If you're ready to take the plunge, you might want to contact 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. They are situated in Isla Verde.

Some information regarding the only dive service we know of that operates in this area can be seen in this chart:

Dive Operators Near Isla Verde
Name Type Phone Location Island
Ocean Sports Dive Service//12576 (787) 268-2329 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central Isla Verde Puerto Rico

Dive Sites

Check the chart below to see some key facts regarding one of the area's best known dive sites.

Dive Sites Near Isla Verde
Name Quality Visibility Experience Max Depth Current Latitude Longitude
Escambron Very Good -- All Divers 25.0 < 1 knot 18.4680839562 -66.0897593498

To learn more concerning diving, including helpful suggestions and tips for both beginners and experienced divers, read our comprehensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.

 

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