The Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in India

Where to Stay for Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in India

Cochin, India Cochin, India

India is a popular destination for scuba diving and snorkeling, and there are plenty of dive resorts and hotels to choose from in the area. If you're looking for a dive vacation in India, you'll find that many hotels offer dive packages that cater to all levels of experience. From affordable dive hotels to luxury 5-star resorts, we have analyzed all of the best dive resorts and hotels in India to help you find the perfect place to stay. Whether you're a seasoned scuba diver or a beginner, you'll be able to find the right relaxing and comfortable hotel for your needs. Some of the top scuba hotels in India include terrific amenities and a pampering experience. Also, you can find affordable hotels that offer comfortable accommodations and great access to diving. With so many options to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect scuba diving hotel in India among the options below.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

The Leela Kovalam

Trivandrum, Kerala
5-star Resort with prices starting at $192 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Hotel Near the Water
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

Located at Kempinski Kovalam Beach, The Leela Kovalam has great rooms from $192 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. It has a terrific 9.20 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, scuba divers will especially love snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, child care, and laundry services at this terrific hotel. You'll enjoy relaxing while having room service delivered.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Infinity pool
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Novotel Goa Resort & Spa

Candolim, Goa
5-star Resort with prices starting at $134 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Easy access to Scuba Diving in India
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

A great place to stay is Novotel Goa Resort & Spa which has nice rooms starting at $134. Offering an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also has a great guest rating of 7.90 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Opp Candolim Football Ground. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and child care which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. You'll enjoy unwinding in the hot tub, too.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Airport shuttle
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool
  • Beach


Gokulam Turtle On The Beach

Trivandrum, Kerala
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $97 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Scuba Divers
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

We found Gokulam Turtle On The Beach to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $97. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.10 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at VPI/439, ITDC Road Kovalam. You'll also find snorkeling, a bar, parking, child care, and laundry services which divers will love. And this convenient hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. Make sure to set aside some time for swimming in the pool, too.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Beach


Ri Kynjai Serenity by The Lake

Shillong, Meghalaya
4-star Resort with prices starting at $147 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Place to Stay for Diving and Snorkeling
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

With terrific rooms from $147, Ri Kynjai Serenity by The Lake, at U.C.C Road,Umniuh Khawn,Ri Bhoi District, provides room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, snorkeling, and a bar. Its terrific guest rating is 9.00 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this relaxing hotel which also offers laundry services, golf, a hot tub, a spa and wellness center, and a spa. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. Having the delicious restaurant in the hotel is an added bonus.

Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


Reds Residency - Homestay

Kochi, Kerala
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $13 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Where to Stay For a Scuba Trip to India
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

Reds Residency - Homestay has a great guest rating of 8.90 out of 10, and offers a water park, a fitness center, scuba diving, snorkeling, and hiking. The great rooms here start at $13 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 11/372, Beach Road, Near Dronacharya Main Gate, Fortcochin. Furthermore, it also offers rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, laundry services, golf, and city views, which is nice for scuba divers. Just a short drive from the city center, this comfortable hotel is a terrific choice. The kids will love the water park, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Water park
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Beach


La Closerie - Bay of Bengal

Puducherry, Pondicherry
Bed & Breakfast with prices starting at $87 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Stay For a Dive Trip in India
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for scuba diving hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

The great guest rating of La Closerie - Bay of Bengal is 8.50 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, scuba diving, snorkeling, and parking. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $87, and it's located at 32 Dumas Street. We also love the laundry services, cooking classes, evening entertainment, horse riding, and car rentals which are great for visitors. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. The price of this hotel is less than average for scuba diving hotels, which makes it a great value.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Parking
  • Laundry service
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Beach


GK s Riverview Homestay

Kottayam, Kerala
Bed & Breakfast with prices starting at $38 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for a Dive Trip with Friends
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A cool place is GK s Riverview Homestay because it has great rooms that start at $38. It has room service, scuba diving, hiking, cooking classes, and free parking, it also earned a great guest rating of 9.20 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at GK's Riverview Homestay,Pulikkuttyssery. Only a short distance from the city center, divers will especially love kids meals, car rentals, laundry facilities, bicycle rental, and fishing at this fun hotel. It's also less than the average price for scuba diving hotels, so it's a great value.

Amenities
  • Room service
  • Scuba diving
  • Hiking
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


Novotel Goa Shrem Hotel

Candolim, Goa
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $134 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Hotel Near the Water
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

Novotel Goa Shrem Hotel offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $134 (before taxes). It's located at Anna Waddo, Main Candolim Road, Bardez and has earned a guest rating of 7.90/10. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and child care which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. Being able to relax at the pool bar is a great way to spend your time here.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


OYO 6426 Hotel Rishi Palace

Manali, Himachal Pradesh
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $28 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Easy access to Scuba Diving in India
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Located at Jagatsukh Village, OYO 6426 Hotel Rishi Palace has great rooms from $28 (before taxes). It offers skiing, room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, and a kid-friendly buffet. It has a terrific 8.77 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find hiking, mountain views, rooms with kitchens, laundry services, and city views which scuba divers will love. And this relaxing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. We always love being able to cook meals in a hotel room, and the kitchen here was a nice touch. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Scuba diving
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Spa/Wellness


Mira Hotel

Calangute, Goa
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $29 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Scuba Divers
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

A great place to stay is Mira Hotel which has nice rooms starting at $29. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, and a bar, it also has a great guest rating of 7.91 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Umtavaddo. Visitors will really like this comfortable hotel which also offers parking, laundry services, laundry facilities, bicycle rental, and a multi-lingual staff. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Scuba diving
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Beach


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How much do scuba diving hotels and resorts cost in India?

India Average Scuba Diving Hotel Price
$90

After analyzing 10 scuba diving hotels in India, we found the average scuba diving hotel price to be a remarkably economical $90. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic scuba diving accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in India.

The average prices of our suggested scuba diving hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $139
  • 4-star hotels: $147
  • 3-star hotels: $39


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