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

Isla Marisol Resort: "Not enough variety in dive sites visited", Mar, 2015,

by Catherine R. Mack, DC, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8272.

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
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
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 ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Catherine R. Mack in DC, US at Jun 27, 2015 15:12 EST  
I meant Dandriga airport, not Placencia. SOrry about that mistake!
By Catherine R. Mack in DC, US at Jun 27, 2015 15:12 EST  
I meant Dandriga airport, not Placencia. SOrry about that mistake!
By Catherine R. Mack in DC, US at Jun 27, 2015 15:12 EST  
I meant Dandriga airport, not Placencia. SOrry about that mistake!
By Jill Rain in WA, US 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 Catherine R. Mack in DC, US 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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