About Ilya Rosado

Ilya Rosado is a Caye Caulker native who fell in love with scuba diving as a teenager and ever since hasn't stopped diving. He is currently a dive master and works at Belize Diving Services.

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Gladden Spit and Silk Cayes Marine Reserve

Dive operators off the coast of Placencia and Hopkins in Southern Belize have access to one of the most amazing experiences in the world. For 10 days after the full moon during the months of March, April, May and June, every year Snappers spawn around Gladden Spit and attract numerous Whale Sharks to dine on […]

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Diving in Belize is one of the main reasons why tourist visit Ambergris Caye.

Half Moon Caye Wall, The Best Dive Site In Belize

The typical Blue Hole trip in Belize is most often followed up by a lesser advertised, yet more spectacular dive site known as Half Moon Caye Wall. Most dive boats take about 25 minutes to get to this site, the short trip is part of your surface interval after the Blue Hole dive. What makes this […]

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Belize Blue Hole

What It’s Really Like To Dive The Great Blue Hole

Thousands of Scuba Divers flock to Belize annually, and most of them only have the Great Blue Hole to check off their list. It is perhaps the most famous dive site in Belize, definitely one of the most advertised by domestic tourism investors, yet it disappoints many divers. Imagine, after weeks or months of anticipation […]

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Belize Coral Reef and Turtle

Learning To Dive In Belize

Learning to dive in Belize is easy and safe. For me, it was also quick; the first day involved an intensive PADI video training and on the second day I was ready to go on my first dive! The same can’t be said for everyone learning to dive as it all depends on how quick […]

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