Whether you’re seeking a saunter-speed snorkel or to sink to the seabed on a dive, the Caribbean will deliver a scuba-diving experience like no other. Home to many of the world’s most exotic species of sea life, an underwater kingdom awaits within the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean. A full spectrum of blue hues inviting exploration, this is a diver’s paradise for good reason.
From the early days of pirate exploits and voyages into the New World; the waters surrounding the jewel-like Caribbean islands have always invited intrigue and fascination. Be it the pearlescent nature of the aquatic environment or the tranquil pace at which these captivating marine realms can be uncovered, there is something very unique about this region and its water life.
Diving in the Caribbean is a popular pastime and attracts professionals from across the globe on account of its unmatched quality. A dive in this part of the world is the closest many of us get to witnessing a nature documentary first hand, whilst the potential of discovering a forgotten shipwreck is may be too tempting to miss for some. The abundance of colour and life beneath the surface make this the perfect location to enjoy a definitive diving experience.
Wherever you decide to spend your time in the Caribbean on an Elegant Resorts holiday, there’s sure to be an excellent dive spot within the vicinity of your luxury hotel or villa. The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos enjoy proximity to the world’s third-largest barrier reef, which makes diving here a real treat. Guests staying in any one of our prestigious Anguilla resorts can enquire about exploring one of the seven marine parks, which offer insights into the conservation efforts being made to protect the water’s fragile coral reefs. Similarly, in St Lucia, the prevalence of coral and sponge attracts a wide array of brightly coloured fish, whilst the aptly named Turtle Reef is home to Hawksbill and Green Turtles, which enjoy a leisurely pace of life. For those seeking to free their inner pirate, diving in the British Virgin Islands could be a good choice as the submerged wreck of the HMS Rhone lies off the coast of Salt Island. Whilst the pristine white beaches and impeccable sea views may seem impossible to tear yourself away from, you’re sure to enjoy an adventure within those turquoise tides.