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Dive Review of Ed Robinson/Westin Ocean Villas in

October, 2003, an Instant Reader Report by Greg Cruz, CA, USA
Report Number 833
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Cancun, Cozumel, Puerta Vallarta, Kona, Maui, Australia, Grand Cayman,
Maruitius, Puerto Rico, Florida and the California Coast
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
79   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
70   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Guide led, safe diving practices. Deeper dives first, were not allowed to
put computer into deco.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 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
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
2 stars
2 stars
Service and Attitude
2 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
4 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars   
4 stars    
Excellent dive trip with Ed Robinson.  Our guide Amy was very enthusiastic
about all the various creatures we found. I enjoy looking for the small
details of a dive and Amy was very accommodating.  From Dragon Wrasses to
Imperial Shrimp to Flame Angels and Scorpion Fish (leaf and devil). She
found them all. Also saw Mantas, Greys and White tip Sharks, and Hawaiian
Turkey Fish.  I requested a frog fish for my wife, who had never seen one,
and Amy delivered.  The turtles at the wreck of the St. Anthony were a

We went in early October and it was extremely windy.  Lying by the pool was
not really comfortable and our 5 month old baby was not a fan of the wind. 
For those traveling with children we highly recommend  They were an excellent babysitting service. We
had Denise who our 5 month old loved.

The Westin Ocean Villas in Kannapoli is a brand new time share property
that opened 2 weeks before we arrived.  Still had a lot of bugs to work
out. Only one restaurant and not that good. Service was non-existent and
one day we did not receive our wake up call (thank god for the baby)

Highly Highly reccomend Warren and Annabelle's Magic Show in Lahaina. An
extremely fun evening.  
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