Diving in Sosua is one of the top ten experiences travelers will find when visiting the Northern Dominican Republic. Sosua is blessed with near-perfect conditions due to its crystal clear waters and constant sunny weather; add to that a large selection of diving spots to choose from, at various depths.


The rich variety of tropical fish in the Northern Dominican Republic makes it a great experience when diving, specially in Sosua. Species such as the Spotfin butterfly fish, Caribbean Seahorse, Blue Chromis, French Grunt, Angel fish, Blue Tang, Snapper, Parrot Fish and so many other colorful reef fish are found in these waters. A full online encyclopedia on Sosua marine life is available for everyone.

A good number of diving centers mostly located in Sosua Beach offer Padi and SSI certified tours and classes, among those Superior Dive, Acqua Center, Sosua Diving Center, Merlin Dive Center, Dive Cabarete, Northern Coast Diving and Diving Adventures. The complete list of Sosua diving centers can be found in the Sosua Beach website.

diving map of Sosua sites
Map of Sosua diving sites, by Sosua Beach.

The top places for diving in Sosua can be located in the map above, known to all the local dive operators. Spots such as the airport wall, Tunnel, Pyramids, Coral gardens, Three rocks, Ray Point, Puntilla, Canyons, Larimar and Mini Wall offer all sorts of reef and wall dives for beginners, intermediates and advanced divers.


Diving can be one of the greatest experiences in life, we highly recommend it. Just follow the rules of the certified instructors, get your certification and pay attention to details. Just by driving to Sosua Beach on any day you can get in touch with the top centers in town, though it is far better to contact them directly and book ahead of time as they are all on a schedule with many incoming groups.