Varadero is a resort town in the province of Matanzas, Cuba, and one of the largest resort areas in the Caribbean.
Barracuda Scuba Dive Center
The Barracuda Diving Center and the Acua Diving Center are now joined together under the name "Barracuda Scuba Diving Center". Their office is now located in the western part of Varadero near Hotel kawama and they also operate from Marina Chapelin. The waters around the Cuban archipelago are characterized by their gentleness – mild tides and no strong currents -, their warmth over 24°C all year round, their virgin conditions - no pollution and well – preserved bottoms -, the diversity of its underwater flora and fauna, and the total absence of aggressive animals.
In this sites can be seen web developed gorgonians and diferent types of corals where you can also find a wide variety of coral fish, cubera snappers, groupers and a big school of grunts which are easily fed by divers. Another diving site is a coastal coral reef. known as Playa Coral from 1 to 20 meters ( 3 to 66 feet) deep, that can be reached by swimming from the beach under its protection, where more than 30 coral species live, some of them with the remarkable development topping the surface, joined together forming channels, passages or caves as a shelter of a very particular and interesting fauna. Recommended dive sites: Playa Coral, Neptuno Wreck, Patrol Boat Wreck, Cave Fish, Wall at Bay of Pigs, Blue Hole.
Easy Booking of Dive Package:
1. Send us your dive order per mail or Fax and tell us your name, adress, PassportNo. , Hotel of staying and your travel time.
2. We send you the confirmation and invoice. And you are automaticly booked in for diving in the Diving Center and on Dive Boat.
3. After recieving your payment, we send you right away your individuel Dive-Voucher per mail or fax.
4. Print the voucher and take him with you to Cuba. Show there at Diving Center and start diving. Very easy!
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Coming from Habana, first you need take the White Via until arrive to Matanzas province, it will take you only 1 hour. Then you have to continue to Varadero city, take the Southern highway until 30 Street and turn left.See on map