Where is it? North of Las Tunas, this remote location is for those who want total seclusion.
Getting there: Flights to Holguin are coupled with land transfers to the property.
Accommodation: Brisas Covarrubias Hotel
The Scuba Diving: This is a relatively new dive zone, and new sites are being identified daily. At last count, there were around 26 sites identified in shelf dropoffs and coral reefs.
Name: Villa Covarrubias International Dive Center
Address: Playa Covarrubias, Puerto Padre, Las Tunas, Cuba
Operator: Marlin, Covarrubias
Dive Sites: 26
Type of seabed: Reefs, walls. Abundant small and medium-sized species
Capacity: 10 divers in each departure, double session
Course Certification School: SSI
Boats: One 6-passenger boat, 30-ft Zodiac
Nearest hyperbaric chamber: One hour by helicopter in Santiago de Cuba
Facilities: Equipment rental available
Quantity of Dive Instructors: 2
Maximum level: Advanced
Villa Covarrubias Diving-Prices in USD
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Dive Reservations/Minimum Booking Requirements:
No Fee: For WoWCuba clients booking hotel, car rental reservations or tour packages. No minimum dive requirement.
Agency Service Fee applies: For dive only packages (minimum 10 dives/diver).
Included: Instructor, weights, tanks, BCD, wetsuit, mask/fins, boat and transfer hotel-dive center (RT).
Not Included: Night diving equipment (available for rental locally)
Note: Divers must bring dive certification and foreign passport presentation is required for boarding boats