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Dive Review of Ocean Encounters Diving/Lions Dive & Beach Resort in

July, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Steven Shapse Ph.D, MA, US
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Report Number 7663
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
choppy, surge  
Water Temp
82   to 83    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
35   to 60    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Guided dives, though guiding somewhat loose. Only a few people had dive
computers. Dive masters told those with computers to monitor their own
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 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):
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
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Had only separate rinse bucket for cameras. No separate table. 
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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2 stars
Service and Attitude
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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2 stars   
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Dive operator and dive masters were very friendly and generally
accommodating. However, on the whole, with only one exception, they lacked
enthusiasm. Some dive masters just hung out 5-10 feet above the divers
pointing out little. The operation was well run however and our dives were
without problem. I will point out, unlike other  ...
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