Scuba Diving Resorts That Offer Childcare

You are here:

Table of Contents

Mother and child at a scuba diving resort beach at sunset

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

The Iberostar – Cozumel, Mexico

The Iberostar is a stunning all-inclusive 5-star resort located in Cozumel, Mexico. Sitting in the waters right next to the resort is the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the world’s second-largest barrier reef system!

Dressel Divers has a dive center right on-site, making it easy to schedule dive trips to explore all that Cozumel’s reef has to offer.

Parents who love to dive can take advantage of two childcare opportunities provided at the Iberostar. Children ages 4-12 can partake in Star Camp, a fun and educational entertainment program. Parents with children under the age of 4 can make babysitting arrangements through the hotel’s dedicated service.

Aerial view of Iberostar in Cozumel
Captain Don's Habitat in Bonaire

Captain Don’s Habitat – Bonaire

Bonaire is known as the “Shore Diving Capitol of the World”. With more than 85 dive sites to explore and typically calm seas, divers love to visit this little island year-round.

Divers who bring children should consider staying at Captain Don’s Habitat. This popular dive resort is centrally located, offers many amenities, and has a dive center on-site. Plus, Captain Don’s has a house reef, so divers can simply walk or stride off the dock and go on a dive!

The resort is happy to provide babysitting services and has very reasonable babysitting rates published directly on its website. Simply coordinate with the front desk for the days and times you need childcare and the arrangements will be made for you!

Biodiversity Eco Resort – Raja Ampat, Indonesia

Biodiversity Eco Resort is located at the entrance of Kabui Bay, in Raja Ampat. Divers and snorkelers can explore a labyrinth of underwater caves and tunnels, encountering an array of marine creatures, including sea turtles, dolphins, and even manta rays. When not diving, visitors can kayak along the serene waters, paddling through mangrove forests, and encounter hidden waterfalls.

The resort has a dive center on-site and direct boat access to some of the best dive sites that Raja Ampat has to offer!

Biodiversity Eco Resort encourages family vacations and understands that parents may want to participate in activities, like diving, where their children can’t join them. That’s why the resort offers on-site nannies, for full and half-day bookings!

Biodiversity Eco Resort in Raja Ampat
Wakatobi Resort in Indonesia

Wakatobi – Sulawesi, Indonesia

Sulawesi, also known as Celebes, is an island in Indonesia located east of Borneo. It is the fourth-largest island in Indonesia and is known for its unique shape, with four long peninsulas radiating from a mountainous center.
Sulawesi is known for its muck diving, particularly in the Lembeh Strait. Wakatobi has a 5-star on-site diving center and a luxury dive yacht, the Pelagian. The house reef at Wakatobi is so large and spectacular, that it can take days to explore it. This truly is a diving paradise!
The resort provides parents who dive with several childcare options. Children ages 0-4 can be cared for by a local nanny. A Kids Club is available for children ages 5-12. There is 1 caretaker for every 3 children, ensuring all children are well-supervised as they partake in a variety of activities!

Anthony’s Key Resort – Roatan

Located in Roatan, off the coast of Honduras, Anthony’s Key Resort offers access to a different part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef.

Anthony’s Key Resort is well known for providing exceptional scuba diving experiences. Their on-site dive center has two custom boats that provide three two-tank dive trips a day and night dive opportunities. Divers can also check out the “Front Porch”, the resort’s house reef!

Dolphin Club is an amazing experience that is offered to children ages 6-12. This weeklong camp provides adults time to dive while educating kids about our underwater world through dolphin education and training sessions, horseback riding on the beach, and more! Children ages 10-12 can partake in the PADI Jr. Scuba course, allowing them to dive to 40 ft.

Childcare for younger children can be arranged with local babysitters through the front desk.

Anthony's Key Resort in Roatan

Tell Us About Your Favorite Dive Resort With Childcare!

The goal of Scuba Girl Gear is to help women make the most out of every dive. If you know of a dive resort that provides great childcare that isn’t on this list, we’d love to hear about it! Email us at or fill out the contact form below.

Check Out Our Latest Posts