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Dive Review of Castle Comfort Lodge in

May, 2011, an Instant Reader Report by Pam Rudy, CA, US
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Report Number 6053
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Carribean, Hawaii, Fiji, Monterey
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, cloudy, dry  
calm, choppy  
Water Temp
80   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 60    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
60 minute dives requested, 100 feet max requested  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
1 stars  
Large Pelagics
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
fresh water tank for cameras on board.  crew handed cameras to divers in
the water.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
4 stars
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
5 stars   
4 stars    
We were delayed in San Juan for two days because of low clouds and rain at
Melville Hall airport in Dominica, resulting in passenger planes not able
to land.  Our luggage, however, did get sent on before us.  Castle Comfort
personnel very supportive and kept in touch via phone and email to check on
weather at the airport and to try to check on ferry service to Dominica if
we were to fly in to another island and connect.  Trip insurance covered
our unexpected hotel in San Juan.  Buying a day pass to American Airlines
Admirals Club saved us from having to stand around, now with more than 200
other delayed travellers, waiting to see if a plane could land.

The entire staff at Castle Comfort Lodge and the dive staff from Dive
Dominica (on the grounds of CC Lodge) made our shortened dive vacation
extremely enjoyable.   
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