La Romana is a town located in a privileged place on the Caribbean side of the Dominican Republic.
In it we can find places such as the luxurious Casa de Campo resort, a village recreated in the 16th century European-Mediterranean style in the upper reaches of the Chavón River, or Catalina Island, a paradisiacal island for snorkeling or diving in its incredible seabed.
This is a municipality very close to Bayahibe, a prominent place for diving due to its wonderful coral reefs and sunken ships
Scubaquatic is located in the two exclusive Bahía Príncipe resorts in the town.
From these resorts you will be able to carry out numerous aquatic activities or hire excursions embarking from the beach itself, to explore the magnificent landscapes around it
In La Romana, as in each of our Scubaquatic centers, you can find diving spots for all levels and PADI diving courses.
From La Romana you can choose to do local diving, snorkeling excursions or enjoy sailing on our hobiecats. Everything from the facilities in our aquatic activities center.
But you also have the option of exploring the Caribbean starting from the same beach. You can visit Catalina Island, where you can dive in a beautiful coral wall, snorkel or visit the Altos de Chavón through the Chavón river by sailing in a catamaran.
Diving in the Caribbean is always a pleasure; calm waters, infinite blue and its warm temperatures between 25 ° C and 30 ° C depending on the season, to dive into this sea is a unique sensation.
You can contract with us a local dive or you can combine with the family or people who do not dive the excursion to Catalina Island, where you can enjoy diving on the coral wall and reef
You can also dive on our excursion to Bayahibe, where in addition to wonderful coral bottoms you can visit, depending on your diving certification, two shipwrecks. One of them is the St. George, recognized in the Caribbean for its majesty of its 80 meters in length that have been sunk since 1999. It allows you to penetrate many areas of the ship that remains whole thanks to its depth, which ranges from 25 up to 44 meters.
If you are not yet certified, you can choose between the DSD program (Discover Scuba Diving) or a PADI or SSI diving course. In the case of wanting to dive on the Catalina or Bayahibe excursion, you must take the corresponding theory classes and pool sessions the day before the activity.
All dives are always done under the supervision of an Instructor or a Divemaster.
If you want to dive in St George but do not have an advanced certification that allows you to dive at that depth, do not hesitate to ask for information to become an Advanced Open Water Diver, you will not regret it.
If you want to dive in the best places in La Romana, Catalina Island or Bayahibe we recommend that you get a diving package so that you can get a better price for everything.
What can you do in La Romana
Dives spots for certified divers of all levels; reefs, shipwreck, coral reef walls and lots of fun
Discover the best sites underwater from the surface with a mask and fins only.
Visit the most amazing places in each region; cenotes, virgin beaches, paradisiacal islands…
Learn how to ride a hobie cat or windsurf, feel the adrenaline ride a banana boat and more
From beginners to professionals
If you never has divered and you have not your certificated yet, don´t wait more!
- Discover diving: Diving experience without certification; basic theory, one pool session and one open sea dive to 12 meters / 40 feet
- Scuba Diver: That allows you dive, with a professional, to a maximum depth of 12 meters/ 40 foot, if you do not have time to complete the Open Water course it is your course; 3 chapters of theory, 3 sessions of confined water and 2 dives in the open sea included.
- Open Water Diver: This program will get you a full open water international certification that allows you to dive independently, with a buddy, to a maximum depth of 18 meters/ 60 foot., consists of 5 theory chapters, 5 pool sessions 4 dives in the open sea
If you are a diver already and you wish to continue learning these are the next steps:
- Adventure Diver Certification – Next level after Open water Diver course, included 3 adventure dives and 3 knowledge reviews.
- Advanced Open Water – Certification to dive until 30 mts / 100 ft, included 5 adventure dives, including deep and navigation and 5 knowledge reviews
- Emergency First Response. In this course you will learn skills about emergency first responde to give assistance until medical services arrive
- Rescue Diver – Course which you will learn techniques and skills rescue into the water.
To explore the underwater world in a different ways the PADI Specialty Diver courses are a must.
The specialty diver courses teach new knowledge and techniques for you to widen your field of diving to more exciting environments
- Peak performance Buoyancy: Course where you will learn buoyancy control techniques, swimming trim, effective breathing, fins tips and other skills to control your body while diving (2 dives included)
- Wreck Specialty:Course where you will learn how to dive safe in a wreck (4 dives included)
- Deep specialty: Course where you will learn how dive safe deep dive until 40 metres/ 130 feets
- Nitrox Specialty: Course where you will learn how to dive safe with NItrox
The PADI Divemaster course is the first level to be a PADI professional, with this certification you can guide certified divers, it is the previous step for your PADI instructor course.
If the scuba diving is your passion and you wish to have the ocean like office, turn your hobby into your profession:
- Minimum age 18 years
- confident swimmer
- Certifed as a PADI Advanced Open Water Diver and PADI Rescue Diver
- Logged 40 scuba dives
- Completed EFR Primary and Secondary Care training within 24 months
- Medically evaluated and cleared for diving by a physician within 12 months