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Dive Review of Colony Hotel in
Cuba/Isle de Juventud

 
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Colony Hotel: "Isla de Juventud, Cuba", Mar, 2016,

by Joseph H. Saunders, FL, US ( 1 report). Report 8882.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Florida, Hawaii, Caymans, Mexico, California
Closest Airport Nueva Gerona Getting There 80 miles off the coast of Cuba. Air from Havana or ferry boat.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 75 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions One of the popular wall dives is to 140 feet
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 5 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments They have a wash tank at the marina. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Excellent diving and very few people here. The coral reefs at Punta Frances are pristine. I saw a great variety and large numbers of snappers, parrot fish, wrasse, and small grouper. There were large lobster everywhere. I also saw large stingrays and a few eagle rays gliding along the wall at about 100 feet. There were tarpon and barracu ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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