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Dive Review of Dressel Divers /Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus in
Dominican Republic/Bayahibe/La Romana area

Dressel Divers /Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus, Sep, 2013,

by Cynthia Cook Boling , TX, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 7172.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Most islands and shorelines of the Caribbean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 78 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 40 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Most restriction was on dive time - limited to 50 minutes but most 1 hr. Of course instructed on depth limitation but basically D/Masters gauged something like that to the experience of the divers and location.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There were no special accommodations - not even a dedicated rinse tank but a fresh water hose was available for this purpose. ... 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 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 This was our first time to DR - we wanted to go someplace new. I looked at the Dressel Divers sight and that's how we decided on this location - going with an Iberostar and its on-site dive operators - Dressel - has proven to be pretty reliable for us. NOTE - We did not go to the Punta Cana area which has no worthy dive sites we are told - before and after we arrived at Bayahibe. You can fly directly to La Romana airport from Miami and it's a 20 min transport to the resort. Nothing to d ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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