Belize is a wall diver’s paradise. Sheer walls like Painted Wall, Half Moon Caye Wall and Quebrada are adorned with huge crimson gorgonians and giant orange elephant ear sponges. Moray eels, spiny lobsters and tiny arrow crabs hide in every crack, crevice, cave and tunnels of these beautiful coral formations. These are just a few things you will see at Lighthouse Reef, Half Moon Cay and Turneffe Reef.
It was with OMEGA’s maritime legacy in mind that the brand launched its Planet Ocean line in 2005. The stylish OMEGA Seamaster Planet Ocean 600M pays homage to OMEGA’s dive watch heritage.
From May 2018 it seems that Blue Marble Private makes it possible to dive the Titanic wreck site. I’ not sure but I’ve heard that the dive costs $105,129 per person. For this luxury dive your can explore this world-famous wreck off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada during an eight-day expedition.
Technavio’s research analyst predicts the global scuba diving equipment market to grow at a CAGR of around 4% between 2016 and 2020. With an increased interest in scuba diving, most divers nowadays prefer advanced scuba diving equipment. Hence, the demand for such equipment is on the rise, which in turn is fueling the growth of the market.
The Komodo Park is one of the healthiest marine environments hosting more than 1000 fish species. Komodo National Park was established in 1980 in an effort to conserve the world’s largest lizard – the unique Komodo dragon. Later conservation goals were expanded to protecting both terrestrial and marine environments.
This self-ruling United States commonwealth offers much more to divers than just its centerpiece island, Puerto Rico. While sites off the southern coastal town of La Parguera are splendid, the isles of Desecheo and elusive Mona to the west and Culebra and Vieques to the east feature a constellation of stellar dive sites. Go west for caves and walls and east for reefs teeming with marine life. You and your dive buddy can debate which side wins.
Located on Costa Rica’s magnificent North-Pacific Riviera, Starwood’s first Costa Rica all-inclusive resort, The Westin Golf Resort & Spa, Playa Conchal is set on 2,400 acres and offers everything you need to revitalize and thrive.
Although the Arabs knew of the existence of the island in the 10th century, it was officially discovered in 1505 by Portuguese navigator Pedro Mascarenhas. Since then it has been successively occupied by Dutch (1598-1712), then the French (1715-1810) before being handed to Britain through the treaty of Paris in 1814.