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Dive Review of Xanadu/Freeport Resort - condo in
Bahamas/Grand Bahama

Xanadu/Freeport Resort - condo, Feb, 2008,

by Archie King, UT, USA . Report 3935.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Bonaire
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy
Water Temp 74 to 76 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 70 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Xanadu let you dive your own profile to a good extent.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 5 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 1 stars
UW Photo Comments Xanadu had one tank for masks and 1 for cameras.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments The sharks were great. The shark feeding dive was very exciting. I found the reef disappointing. The reef was sparse and coverted with a sandy supstance.

I liked the Xanadu diver operation. Very friendly and let you dive your own profile. A bit layed back. Hard to get them to commit to going out or not.

Grand Bahama has beautiful beaches. Other than the diving there isn't much to do there. I wouldn't recomend it as a vacation for non-divers.
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