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Castle Comfort Lodge

2 stars

Dominica, Caribbean

The Castle Comfort Lodge on the beautiful islands of Dominica, in the Caribbean just outside Rouseau, is a divers accommodation offering excellent value, if you are on a budget. With PADI Dive Centre onsite, jetty for dive boards, shore diving, restaurant and bar, it has everything you need.

Approximately 1.9 miles outside of Rouseau centre, you can walk into town or take a local bus or taxi. The transfer from the airport takes approximately 1 hour 15 minutes drive across the island.

This water fronted property is built in a traditional style, with a simple, bright modern decor. There are 14 rooms either Standard Rooms or Ocean View Rooms. Each comes with air-conditioning, ceiling fan, flat screen cable TV, in room safe box, telephone, wardrobe and private ensuite bathrooms with shower and WC and small balcony or terrace. Rooms overlook a small, central garden area.There is a relaxed atmosphere and everyone soon gets to know each other.


The hotel has everything a diver needs. A restaurant, bar, small plunge pool to cool off after a day's diving. Guest take breakfast by the waters edge and can dine at the hotel's own, on-site restaurant, with traditional local, creole cuisines. The bar is the perfect place to enjoy the sunset with a cold drink or rum punch cocktail. If you fancy eating out there is a choice of restaurants all with a couple of miles. The reception can organise excursions for you and there is free parking, if you are hiring a car. There is free WiFi.

Dive Centre
There is a PADI dive shop onsite with jetty offering daily boat diving, shore diving, snorkelling and whale watching packages in season. The centre is closed in September. More >

Our Opinion
A sociable, divers' lodge with excellent run dive centre on site. There is great shore diving here for underwater photographers. On your last day book a waterfall walk or hike to the Trois Pitons National Park or whale watching trip. And dont' forget to try the creole BBQ chicken - delicious!

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Diving Conditions

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Best Time: tYear Round

Average Air temps: 29°C

Average Water temps: 27°C

Visibility: 18-25m 

Top Dive Sites: Dangleben's Pinnacles, Champagne (escaping volcanic gasses), Scotts Head Pinnacle, Coral Gardens.

Dive Centre: Dominica Dive >
Daily boat diving, night diving, full range of PADI courses from Learn to Dive to specialist courses, snorkelling packages.

Great Reasons to Dive in Dominica

  • Morne Trois Pitons National UNESCO Heritage site
  • Whale & Dolphin watching
  • Spectacular underwater Volcanic topography
  • Dives for novices & more experienced
  • Vertical walls, caverns & swim throughs.
  • Accompanied snorkelling boat trips.




Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.