Scuba Diving Near Vieques

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The north side of the small island of Vieques is too rough for swimming, but dive conditions are ideal to the south where you'll find sites that work for all skill levels.  Many of these sites are reefs that require a boat ride to get to, but there are some piers that you can dive around with ease.

You'll find 3 dive operators and a small number of dive sites in the area.

Dive Operators

Some information regarding the area's dive operators are shown below.

Dive Operators Near Vieques
Name Phone Location
Black Beard Sports (787) 741-1892 Vieques Town, Northwestern part of Vieques
Blue Caribe Dive Center (787) 741-2522 Vieques Town
Isla Nena Scuba (787) 718-7605 Vieques

Dive Services

Take a look at the table just below to get a feel for the approximate cost of typical dive services in this area.

Dive Services
Offering Type Low Rate High Rate
Discover Scuba $ 150.0 $ 175.0
Double Tank Dive $ 75.0 $ 120.0
Night Dive $ 70.0 $ 80.0
Open Water Certification $ 400.0 $ 475.0
Single Tank Dive $ 55.0 $ 90.0

Dive Sites

Some information regarding some of the area's better-known dive sites are provided in the following table.

Dive Sites Near Vieques
Name Quality Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Cayo Real Good 39.0 18.0901684509 -65.4743717039
Rompe Olas Very Good -- 18.1490650817 -65.514282974

To learn more concerning snorkeling, including tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and beginners, read this comprehensive Caribbean diving article.


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