Welcome to Ocean Lovers
PADI Dive Center in Taganga, Santa Marta, Colombia
Ocean Lovers Taganga is an Austrian owned PADI 5* Dive Resort, and known as one of the premium dive centers on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The professional and entertaining team is dedicated to safe and fun scuba diving adventures in the Tayrona national park and its surrounding waters.
Rest assured that we will take personal care of you and make sure you will have a safe and memorable experience. We only teach and guide small groups, so we can guarantee that you are getting the best service and personalised, individual attention.
Experience the magic of scuba diving today! Join us for an unforgettable trip to Tayrona national park.
LEARN TO DIVE
Sign up for the PADI Open Water Diver course! Become a certified scuba diver and explore the world underwater.
Enjoy the comfort of our fully furnished deluxe apartments – just right next door to the dive shop in the center of Taganga.
DIVE SITES & CONDITIONS
Taganga is quickly making a name for itself as an excellent diving location. Due to the close proximity, it only takes a few minutes by boat to get into Tayrona Park. Well known for the impressive hikes and beaches, Tayrona also offers a magical underwater world. There are 20+ dive sites, including reefs, sunken ships, caves, and a variety of marine life. Coral here can be huge and colorful, and is in great condition. From beginner to experienced, there is something for all level of diver.
FROM OUR BLOG
Did you ever had an urge to explore the ocean from another point of view than from the outside of the aquarium? To be able to swim with every kind of underwater species together, and not simply standing beside them, watching their weightlessness? It`s like little astronauts flying in their own universe. I had the […]
Ocean conservation week is right around the corner. It starts on September 17th. I am excited that I’ve gotten to be involved in a bit of the planning process – as I have subsequently learned a lot about the ocean’s health. I don’t know about you – but, I’ve always loved diving. I thought I […]
Bucear en el Caribe es una experiencia más que gratificante, sus aguas claras y cálidas llenas de vida lo hacen un destino imperdible para todos aquellos que amamos estar bajo el agua y Taganga es sin ninguna duda un lugar ideal si te quieres pegar una escapada al mar y olvidarte de tus problemas por […]
After completing the PADI Advanced Open Water Diver course at Ocean Lovers, I soon returned home to Texas, but there was one thing that I could not get out of my mind – and that was returning to Taganga in order to continue learning and diving in the beautiful waters of Tayrona National Park with […]
After hitching my way boat to boat from Europe, I got dropped off in the lazy town of Santa Marta the spring of 2018. I had been looking for an escape for quite some time, everyday life is just too boring. I found my way to Taganga pretty fast. I had been there some years […]
El Caribe colombiano se ve influenciado por cuatro épocas climáticas, una de las más importantes para nuestra comunidad de buzos y pescadores es la época seca mayor, que va desde diciembre hasta abril, caracterizada por fuertes vientos provenientes del norte conocidos como alisios, que tienen la particularidad de traer aguas nuevas del Caribe norte, siendo […]
Probably many of you had recently a lot more time to think about life, meditate and share moments with your closest people. A time where you fully enjoyed the small and insignificant things that life offers us. The COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to being a stop in our routines, was also a wake-up call to […]
Oh to endure the brittle, salty hair, peeling sunburnt skin and pulling yourself out of bed at the crack of dawn every morning; what person in their right mind would travel halfway around the world to subject themselves to such torture on a daily basis? Me! And anyone else in their right mind too. The […]
Casi 100 días después de que se declarase la cuarentena obligatoria en el país, vemos la luz al final del túnel. Ya casi es tiempo de volver a la acción y lanzarnos de cabeza a nuestro amado azul. ¿Y que significa esto? ¡Es hora de preparar el equipo! Con mucho cariño iremos desempacando y limpiando […]
How have you been using your time in lockdown? Perhaps you’ve tried new recipes in the kitchen or dreaming about your future travels? Did you know you can start your next adventure right now with PADI e-learning and Ocean Lovers Taganga. Maybe you’ve never tried diving before, or perhaps you already completed a PADI course […]