Is The Caribbean the Best Destination for Scuba Diving?

If you love scuba diving or want to learn how to scuba dive, the Caribbean is one of the best places to enjoy the waters. You will find all types of great locations for dives throughout the area. Whether you prefer a sunken ship or colorful coral, you can find it in the Caribbean.

The U.S. Virgin Islands

Caribbean Scuba Diving

Buck Island provides a snorkeling and diving paradise near St. Croix. This area has a huge underwater national park and some of the best coral reefs in the world. You will be able to see so much more with a trip to the area.

The British Virgin Islands

Divers will love the exotic sea creatures found throughout the British Virgin Islands. The Baths are a great place to dive and the Rhone is a mail ship found here, as well.


The coastline of Bonaire is great for diving. You will find plenty of great coral here, along with tropical fish. The ecosystem has been protected for many years and provides plenty of great spots for diving.

The Cayman Islands

Whether you want to see stingrays or enjoy shark alley, you can find excellent diving places in the Cayman Islands. Some of the best reefs are found just six feet under the water and plenty of excellent diving spots are found throughout the 22 islands.

Turks and Caicos

One of the largest coral reef systems provides great diving along the 200 miles of the Turks and Caicos area. The islands provide some great sights, as well, such as the HMS Endymion, which sank back in 1790.

Statia (St. Eustatius)

The local reefs have been protected for years here and they even have a national marine park perfect for diving. This low-key Dutch Caribbean Islands provides plenty of great spots for diving.


This volcanic island is a good spot for dives. With plenty of underwater mountains, you will discover plenty of beauty here.

Whether you want to enjoy one of the main marine parks, dive for a shipwreck or enjoy any other part of the Caribbean, you can do so with an all-inclusive resort stay. The Sandals Emerald Bay or Sandals Grande Antigua Resorts will provide multiple scuba diving spots for your needs.

Read the full review of the Sandals Emerald Bay Resort here and the Sandals Grande Antigua Resort here.