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Dive Review of SMall Hope Bay Lodge in
Bahamas

SMall Hope Bay Lodge, Jun, 2008,

by Tom Kelly, sc, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports). Report 4195.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82 to 0 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100 to 0 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 3 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments ANDROS ISLAND
WE flew our own 182 Skylane here. There's nothing to do. No cable/TV. NO Malls, No Shopping, No Radio, No concierge..... But yes to great ocean front views. yes to great food, yes to great interaction with other guests, yes it's a great place to relax. I mean relax.... relax....relax.... relax... no one bothers you-except your wife or girlfriend until you remind them about_______..... All the Cabins are beach front the diving was O.K.....It's funny I used to have to go Tahiti to see a lion fish but now there in the Caribbean killing lots of defenseless fish. Loved small Hope Bay Lodge. Everything was all-inclusive. This included alcohol. you would make your own drink if you wanted or the bartender would show you how. the trip to Batik Factory is not to be missed. The Bicycles rides to the blue hole was great... don't recommenced tour of island nothing to see. Remember AUTEC (ATLANTIC Underwater Testing Evaluation Center) is there. You'll wake up one morning seeing lots of ships, subs and helicopters carrying dummy test torpedoes back/forth look like WWIII. IT was a great place. The dive Shop has greatest people just a great time keep in mind all the Bahamas are fished out don't fool yourself but it's still fun. remember only half of the cabins have AC I'll be back had great time
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