Widely known as MoBay, Montego Bay is Jamaica’s most popular beach resort and second largest city, backed by picturesque mountains. Visit a plane wreck resting on the sandy bottom at 18m/ 59ft, get close to large gliding southern stingrays at Stingray City, or dive at some of the best and healthiest reefs of the country.
Widowmaker’s Cave, a cave at 80ft/ 24m depth adorned with colorful sponges, black corals, tropical fish, barracudas, parrot fish, and lots more, invite experienced advanced divers and are a perfect dive for underwater photographers, as well as Fish Pond, a colorful reef featuring swim-throughs, caverns and often eagle rays.
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IMPORTANT: All services in Jamaica are exclusively for RIU guests. Access to guests of other hotels can only be granted if we receive your online booking 48+ hours in advance to inform RIU that you agree to purchase a day pass at US$50/ person to use the facilities of their newly refurbished adults-only Hotel RIU Montego Bay 5* incl. ScubaCaribe, Splash Water Park, All Inclusive restaurants, bars etc. Except on public holidays.
The scuba diving in Jamaica is predominantly organized along the north and west coastline - this coincides with the major hotel and tourism areas of Montego Bay, Negril, and Ocho Rios. Many of Jamaica's shallow reefs are close to shore with short boat rides to many sites - perfect for beginners and novices. For the more experienced diver, the alluring Cayman Trench runs past the north coast, allowing deeper diving opportunities on the thrilling wall dives
The full ReActivate program is the perfect way to update your dive skills and knowledge from the PADI Open Water Diver Course before jumping back into the water. It’s mandatory if you haven’t dived for more than 2 years
Refresh your scuba diving skills. The ReActivate program is the perfect way to update your dive skills before jumping back into the water. It’s mandatory if you haven’t dived for more than 1 year and includes equipment assembly and review of basic scuba diving skills in confined water under the supervision of a PADI professional