Best Marine Halloween Features

Did you know that the early reference to wearing costumes at Halloween comes from 16th century Scotland? They are often designed to imitate supernatural, scary beings or the souls of the dead.


On the occasion of Halloween, we’ve run a marine life contest of The Best Halloween Costumes & Features. The following candidates made it into our TOP5. Who wears it best? Is it the Balloon fish with its Galaxy eyes, the Peacock Flounder as Aladdin’s magic carpet, the Cuttle Fish in Drag, the Butterfly Fish’s masquerade, or the Lionfish’s Carnival dress? You decide!

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TOP 5+1 Masters of Camouflage

Nothing is what it seems. This is particularly valid in the animal kingdom. Marine life doesn’t make any exception, but keeps our divers excited and curious.


Blending in becoming camouflaged is a useful trick to have up your sleeve to survive the many predators of the ocean. Or it can mean an easy snack as your prey unknowingly walks past your mouth. 

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5 Underwater Working Relationships

Have you ever thought of the ocean as a workplace, where everyone fulfills certain tasks and responsibilities to keep a healthy, harmonious environment and relationships by working as a team?


A coral reef is a complex and wondrous ecosystem, with new exciting discoveries every day. As scuba divers we are fascinated watching life going about its daily schedule, life working together to thrive in a colorful city of coral.


Here are 5 surprising fun facts about marine animals collaborating with plants, algae, each other, and the reef at large.

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5 Reasons to join us to Catalina Island

There’s that island under the Dominican sun that you want to add to your bucket list for your next visit to the Dominican Republic. 

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Pro Dive’s Adult-Only Dive Resort Locations

What is more sexy than a dive vacation with your lover or best mate? A stay at one of our exclusive adult-only beach resorts! As relaxing, tranquil, fun and romantic as you fancy.


As inquiries about adult-only hotels have increased over the past months, we have decided to dedicate a blog about those beach resorts and activities we offer at Pro Dive International in Mexico and the Dominican Republic.


Update! We have added two spectacular 5-star beach resorts with adult-only options to our portfolio in both Mexico and the Dominican Republic. Here are all five for you!

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10 Awesome Creatures of the Caribbean

Do you remember that purple flower-like creature on the cover of our January newsletter? Were you able to name it, or did you try to figure out what you actually looked at? What phrase did you even use to look it up? Turns out that this beauty is not the only life form that’s less known among our divers, which encouraged us to write this small piece about strange-looking but awesome creatures that you may be lucky to spot during your dives in the Caribbean in Mexico and/ or the Dominican Republic.


This post is about eyeballs, spaghetti, pistols, buttons, and lots more!

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3 Ways To Explore Saona’s Underwater World

Imagine a tropical island off the Dominican Republic’s south-east coast surrounded by impressive coral reef ecosystems rich with a diversity of marine wildlife, crystal clear turquoise waters, pristine palm-fringed mile long white sand beaches, nesting grounds for many migratory species of birds, as well as large areas with natural sandbars decorated with fields of starfish indigenous to this region. This is Saona Island.

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Special Xmas Cards with PADI Specialties

How about a special card for your loved ones or for yourself for Christmas this year? The gift of experience will last forever together with happy memories, exciting new opportunities, and an improved skill set!

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Punta Cana or Bayahibe

Your first time in the Dominican Republic? There’s so much to explore and you can’t decide whether to stay in Punta Cana or Bayahibe? This may help!

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Highlights of diving in Bayahibe

Dominican Republic is famous for its stunning marine environment, colorful coral formations, amazing variety of sea life and unique underwater cave systems. One of the best diving spots is undoubtedly Bayahibe.

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