Right on Matira beach, this midsized operation (not too big, not too small) gets props for fostering a sociable vibe while maintaining a high standard of service. Two-tank dives (mornings only) cost 17,500 CFP. Various packages starting from 48,000 CFP for six dives (valid for two divers) are also offered. Free pick-up.

Eleuthera is a member of Te Moana Pass (www.temoanadiving.com), an inter-island dive pass that’s accepted in 16 dive shops in French Polynesia.