PADI is the world’s leading scuba diving training organization. Scuba diving with PADI Instructors, Dive Centers, and Resorts can help transform your life through education, experience, equipment, and environmental conservation.
DAN is a not-for-profit organization that provides emergency medical advice and assistance for underwater diving injuries, and underwrites a wide range of research, education, and training programs that promote safe diving.
PADI’s eLearning is a great option for doing your classroom work from the comfort of your own home, and at your own pace. It is now available for the Open Water, the Advanced Open Water, and the Enriched Air Nitrox Courses.
SOL (School of Life) International Foundation is working to initiate and support community-based programs designed to promote education and increase the quality of life in developing areas around Roatan. Through the support of grants and initiatives they are committed to enhancing the standards of education, arts and athletics in lesser developed areas. They believe that by encouraging initiatives in collaboration among the nonprofit, government and business sectors they can help to build healthy communities and enable people to improve their lives. For more information about the SOL International Foundation, please visit their website.
The Roatan Marine Park (RMP) is a grass roots, community-based, non-profit organization located on the island of Roatan, 50 kilometers off the mainland coast of Honduras. The RMP runs a broad range of activities to protect Roatan’s natural resources, including patrols and infrastructure, education, conservation and public awareness.
The Official RoatanWebSite, is full of information about the island of Roatan. Here you will find a comprehensive listing of Roatan businesses, attractions, and other useful information.
JoeDiverAmerica has secure online shopping for scuba gear and equipment. Get your scuba tank with improved designs, dive watch at their best price, and locate great dive shops and vacation destinations.
The most complete online scuba diving directory in the world! With 10,000′s of listings, millions of scuba divers worldwide have made Scuba Spots their primary source for information on dive businesses, non-profit scuba clubs, travel specialists, and more…
QualiDive is a great search tool for divers on the web. Here you can locate a dive center, find jobs, view photos, or participate in member forums. Membership is free and worth joining for the varied information available.
Greatest Dive Sites
Greatest Dive Sites: Honduras
Greatest Dive Sites tells you what you want to know about the top dive sites in the world – the best time to go, visibilities, depth, and access methods. It tells what divers like about a particular dive site, and divers can give comments, or share their own experiences. There are lists of the top diving sites and the best dive locations in different regions, which can be rated by divers. The best diving in the world can be found at this website
HostelTrail.com is an online network of hostels, tour companies, and local businesses in Central and South America. Here you will find up-to-date information for backpackers and independent travelers.
Roatan Homes & Property
RE/MAX-On-Roatan is the largest and most successful real estate agency on Roatan and “The Bay Islands” of Honduras.
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Windfinder is one of the best resources for finding out sea conditions, and weather forecasts around the world. This is the one we use here at West End Divers to see what is coming our way.
Steve’s Paddle Shack is a Stand Up Paddleboard company specializing in rentals and water excursions. Steve’s is located just down the road from us at Sundowner’s Beach Bar and Grill.