About Our Shop
Who we are
Reef Gliders was one of the first Dive Centers established in West End, Roatan, over 20 years ago. Our team consists of instructors from around the globe with a vast amount of experience & skills. Together we speak more than 5 languages and we love to have diversity around the Dive Center.
We are a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Center that offers fun diving, recreational courses and professional training from Divemaster all the way up to Staff Instructor. We offer a complete experience where our guests dive, learn and enjoy with all of the modern amenities at hand, without compromising the charming, rustic island vibe.
The Glide Tribe community is comprised of divers of all ages and backgrounds: Fun divers who have been loyal to Reef Gliders for years, fun divers who have just discovered us, Instructors and Divemasters who've completed their professional training with us, as well as our recreational course students and alumni from all around the world. We are firm believers in our Dive Center becoming a home away from home to our guests.
Our aim is to offer you a friendly, professional and fun scuba diving experience, ensuring you get the most of your diving trip in Roatan. We never cut corners on safety and are committed to ensuring the fragile marine system surrounding Roatan and the rest of the Bay Islands remains pristine. This expresses our top company values of Safety, Professionalism and Fun. We are continuously striving to improve our services to ensure you will leave Roatan with fond memories and a desire to come back and dive with us again.
Our facilities include:
Waterfront location in the heart of West End
Classroom with state-of-the-art technology and A/C
Private Boat Dock
Tank and compressor room
Fish ID books and Reef Gliders merchandise for sale
Fully renovated dive center
Lockers with lock and key
Sunset deck with prime views
Fully refurbished bespoke dive boats
The Blue Marlin Bar + Cafe
Hot water showers
Tech and maintenance room
Dive computers for rent
Our merchandise includes T-shirts, Tank tops, rash guards, caps, logbooks, mask straps and water flasks which are all available for purchasing, as well as our local reef safe sunscreen and bug repellant. In our main deck area we have lockers for your valuables, and we can provide you with a lock and key. Our hot water showers are the perfect welcome back after a long dive and especially after a night dive. We have a briefing box full of Roatan dive site maps and fish and creature books to read about all you've seen underwater, as well as a personalized Reef Gliders stamp for your logbook. We provide free cold/hot water and coffee throughout the day. The Blue Marlin Restaurant is open from 8:00 onwards.
We also use our space to organize social events, informative talks about marine biology/conservation, live music and Trivia nights. Follow us on our social media channels to keep informed!
Welcome to Reef Gliders, let's dive in!