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Dive Review of Turneffle Island Resort in
Belize

March, 2009, an Instant Reader Report by John Miller, TX, USA
Sr. Reviewer   (10 reports)
Report Number 4742
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
51-100 dives
Where else diving
Cozumel,Key West
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy, rainy  
Seas
choppy  
Water Temp
73   to 81    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
?  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Stay with group and buddy  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
1 or 2 
Dolphins
Schools 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
3 stars  
Shore Facilities  
3 stars  
Comments
No camera tubs on boat
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
4 stars
Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
4 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
N/A  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
Beginners
4 stars   
Advanced
5 stars    
Comments  
Wife is ready to go back. She did two adventure dives and I did two Special
Cert dives to complete my PADI Master Diver. They really weren't set up to
do training though they advertise it. After a little insistance they
accomodated me to great satisfaction. That is what makes this place great.
Normally a no kids resort, during our spring break they were allowed to our
disappointment - if I wanted to play with grand kids I would have brought
my own. Boat ride from Belize is good 1.5 hours -ours was three hours going
out as one motor was about to die and blowing black smoke. That was really
the only bad experience. Blue hole was a disappointment. I like the reefs
at Cozumel better. The plus of this place is the peace and quiet (no TV,
cells) and the hosts. We were only there for half a week and missed the
night dive and couple of spots I would have loved to have dived.
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