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Dive Review of Isla Marisol Resort in
Belize/Out on Glover's Reef sort of

March, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Catherine R. Mack, DC, US
Reviewer   (5 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Not enough variety in dive sites visited"
Report Number 8272
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
everywhere in Caribbean including Cuba and numerous times to Belize/Also
Fiji, Hawaii and Australia's GBR
Closest Airport
Placencia
Getting There
DC to Miami (over night in
Miami) AM flight to Belize
City/quick connection to
Placencia then a wait for
everyone else coming on a
later plane

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy  
Seas
calm, currents  
Water Temp
80   to 95    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
2
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
none except we kept going to the same dive sites, all of them very near the
island itself.  we only went to another island area once...out of nine days
of diving.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
no 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
Schools 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
None 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
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Boat Facilities
N/A
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Shore Facilities  
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Shore Diving  
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
3 stars   
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Comments  
Just the two of us rented one of the two houses which have crashing surf
all the time.  Heavenly.  House is very, very basic but has a terrific deck
and comfortable beds.  Very clean although hot water is tricky to get
working. Short walk to meals and to diving. Meals were basic, l
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By cathymack at Jun 27, 2015 15:12 EST  
I meant Dandriga airport, not Placencia.  SOrry about that mistake!
By cathymack at Jun 27, 2015 15:12 EST  
I meant Dandriga airport, not Placencia.  SOrry about that mistake!
By cathymack at Jun 27, 2015 15:12 EST  
I meant Dandriga airport, not Placencia.  SOrry about that mistake!
By madraslo at Jun 28, 2015 11:53 EST  
How were the no-see-ums? We were there a few years ago and that was our
only problem, especially at the dive dock.
By cathymack at Jun 28, 2015 13:04 EST  
no problem with no-see-ums.  maybe one of the beds had some bugs (i cannot
remember...but i moved to another bed one night when i could not sleep and
i sort of remember having lots of bites) but the bugs were not a problem
for us.
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