A dive vacation paradise located off the northern coast of Honduras, Utila and the other Bay Islands are home to pristine white-sand beaches, amazing lush tropical hills, a dazzlingly diverse reef system and unique cultures. Utila has perhaps the most diverse diving geography of the Bay Islands.
Check out our top 5 tips on how to dive the Caribbean’s best-kept secret.
If you’re looking for a destination packed with adventure, history, superior diving and a vibrant natural heritage, then set your sights on Honduras and the Bay Islands.
From reefs that house every species of marine life in the Caribbean to one of the world's true whale shark hotspots, the Bay Islands of Honduras are a dive destination of a lifetime. Explore this Central American eco hotspot and dive Mecca with our all-new Honduras Dive + Travel Guide, which includes editors picks, travel tips, photo galleries and more.
Peter Hughes knows a thing or two about live-aboards, and he has a spot in the DEMA Hall of Fame to prove it. In 2011, Hughes received the DEMA Reaching Out Award for helping to evolve the live-aboard diving industry over the past three decades. That same year, after spending more than 25 years building his former live-aboard company, Peter Hughes Diving, Inc., the 40-year scuba diving veteran threw all of his expertise and energy into a new live-aboard venture, the DivEncounters Alliance
Utila Dive Festival is an exciting week-long event highlighting the island of Utila – both above and below the water.
Diving from the beach is the ultimate in freedom: There’s no boat, no divemaster and no schedule to keep. For such do-it-yourself divers, getting wet is usually as easy as gearing up and wading in. These 10 scuba diving destinations are among the best places in the world for shore diving, where walk-ins are welcome.
The saying “good things come in small packages” definitely applies to those destinations renowned for macro diving. Here are 10 places that pay off big time when it comes to spotting tiny marine life.
We all know the non-native lionfish invading the Atlantic and Caribbean are venomous, but what kind of pain does a lionfish sting really deliver? Here's one diver's experience with the dreaded venom.
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