scuba diving in costa ricaWhy Scuba diving can seem like  a new adventure

Scuba diving can for many, seem like a daunting activity. But it is one of the safest, most exciting way to explore a whole new world, and even a whole new you! Whilst there are so many reasons out there as to why you should jump in the water and come and explore. Here are just a few to get you started and inspired as to why scuba diving is great!

Explore a whole new world

Our planet is over 75% water and so much of it is unexplored. As a scuba diver, you can check out places you never had a chance to before. Explore the world not just above the waves but below it too, which is why scuba diving is great.


When scuba diving you are weightless. Floating through the ocean breathing and relaxing with no pressure on any part of you. This can be great health wise if you have any issues. It has been proven time and time again that it is a great healing tool and is very accessible to people of all abilities. Both mental and physical issues can be overcome underwater if you just relax and breathe.


Even though you are scuba diving in your own world, just listening to the sound of you breathing, it is very much a social sport. You meet friendly faces on the dive boat, in the dive shop and they all have similar interests to you. They want to explore the underwater world. This is why scuba diving is great for socializing. You can make some great new friends and dive buddies and explore the world with them all!

Redefine personal limits

Scuba diving is a great way of redefining you personal limits. Breathing underwater can be a big step for many people and by scuba diving you can slowly start to push your personal limits. You are under careful instruction and supervision. As you gain in confidence and knowledge you can slowly push those limits more and more. This will hopefully encourage you to step out of your comfort zone in your everyday life too.

Zen out

One of the places I go to do my thinking is underwater. Caño island scuba divingYou can when you are on a dive, relax, breathe and juts listen to the sound of your bubbles. No matter what is going on in your life at that time, it can all seem small once you are underwater. The ocean is a huge place that demands your respect and awe and spending time exploring it will certainly put things into perspective. Take time down there juts to switch off and breathe in its beauty.

Share with friends and families

Scuba diving is one of the only sports where there is no competing. All members of the family can scuba dive together. It doesn’t matter how fast you can run or how much weight you can lift, underwater you are all equal. You will be swimming along at the same pace and all of the family and friends will be able to enjoy together without any competitive edge.


As you can see there are plenty of reasons to come and enjoy scuba diving and these are just the start. If you are looking for a reason as to why scuba diving should be tried, then have a look and take that leap. You won’t regret it!