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Utila Aggressor Full report Y   Utila & Roatan   A new boat with excellent crew. Boat needs to add underboat flood lights and a stronger strobe for night dives, not enough wet sui... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2011   John Dale Kennedy
100+ Dives
 
Atlantic Sea Divers/ Cocolobo Full report N   Roatan   Sea life in Roatan was less than I thought it would be. Saw some larger grouper and turtles, but no pelagics or other large fish.... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
2/2011   Michelle Pae
<100 Dives
 
Luna Beach Resort Full report N   Roatan   Luna Beach Resort is a modest establishment run by an ex-pat American. It is located on a quiet stretch of beach 10-minutes easy b... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
2/2011   Ron Riesenbach
<100 Dives
 
Deep Blue Utila Full report N   Utila   Many years ago, I visited Utila during Hurricane Mitch. During that visit, not being able to dive, I went for a walk and found tw... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2011   Harriet Rhodes
250+ Dives
 
Reef House Resort Full report N   Roatan   This was my third and last visit to Reef House. The resort changed hands 4 or 5 years ago. Under the old management it was a low-... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
1/2011   Samuel B Johnson
250+ Dives
 
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CoCo View Resort Full report N   [N/A]   Very laid back resort, staff very friendly. Limited food variety and meal times. There was about a 1 1/2 hour window for breakfa... Full report  
2 stars
5 stars  
12/2010   R Lichtenstein
1000+ Dives
 
Deep Blue Utila Full report N   Utila   The buildings and set-up at Deep Blue resort are very attractive, even photogenic. The rooms are very simple, e.g., no TV, and no... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
12/2010   Samuel B Johnson
250+ Dives
 
Utila Aggressor Full report Y   [N/A]   The Utila Aggressor II was impeccable -- just 6 weeks from her maiden voyage at the end of September 2010. From my perspective, t... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
12/2010   Fredda Lerner
500+ Dives
 
Anthony’s Key Resort Full report N   Rotatan   Food is very good at AKR, especially the desserts. They have a dedicated pastry chef who used to work for a cruise line. Dive oper... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2010   Colin Zylka
1000+ Dives
 
Anthony’s Key Resort Full report N   Roatan   This was our second trip to Rotan. We stayed at Anthony’s Key Resort for the second time. They pick you up at the airport and gat... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2010   Henry O Ziller
250+ Dives
 
Dockside Dive Center/ Coco View Resort] Full report N   Roatan   Nineteen divers and two vacationers made their way to CocoView resort on Roatan Island off the coast of Honduras this past Novembe... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2010   Jeanne & Bill Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Octopus Dive Shop/ Blue Bahia Resort Full report N   Roatan   The main dive master's and manager's of this shop, Kent and his wife, are really amazing people. They made each dive interesting ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2010   Renee Alaksa
<100 Dives
 
Reef House Resort Full report N   Roatan   I have been to Roatan before and stayed at Fantasy Island the last time there I felt that it was in need of upgrading/putting mo... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2010   Corey Martin
250+ Dives
 
Anthony’s Key Resort Full report N   [N/A]Roatan   [None]Anthony's Key is organized and efficient. Food was excellent, and Chilean wine ( cost extra) satisfactory . Weather in Septe... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2010   Larry Schnabel
500+ Dives
 
Laguna Beach Resort Full report N   Bay Islands, Honduras   Laguna Beach Resort has it all, dolphins, turtles, eagle rays, sting rays, nurse sharks, tarpon, permit, whale sharks (and on a pr... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2010   Kerry Lytle
500+ Dives
 
CoCo View Resort Full report N   Roatan Island   THE CORAL SPAWN: A PERSONAL CHRONICLE Vivian Weber-Pagel Wisconsin, USA The full moon of August had arrived, and the Hond... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2010   Vivian Weber-Pagel
1000+ Dives
 
Captain Morgan's/ Hotel Kayla Full report N   N. Utila   the good: staff and owners were good, friendly, helpful(esp., Lucy); diving was about AVERAGE and better than Cozumel '09; costs ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
7/2010   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Reef House Resort Full report N   Roatan   Reef House Resort FACILITY: on small cay reached by boat opposite Oak Ridge town, an hour's drive by winding road from airport and... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2010   Jill Rain
250+ Dives
 
CoCo View Resort Full report N   [Roatan]   [This is my eighth annual visit, which qualifies me as a "coconut", you qualify after 5 visits. The accomodations, while not luxu... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2010   Paul E Vitkus
1000+ Dives
 
Utila Aggressor Full report Y   Utila & Roatan   The boat is worn out and in need of retro work. But it was acceptable due to the new Utila boat coming down in three weeks and thi... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2010   John Miller
100+ Dives
 
Reef House Resort Full report N   Roatan   RHR is outstanding for divers who want to dive - 3 tanks from the boat each day, and as much as you want from shore (wind permitti... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2010   Brad Ford
1000+ Dives
 
Royal Playa Resort Full report N   Roatan   My wife and I chose Royal Playa Resort based on Undercurrent reviews of resort as well as financial consideration. We had contemp... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2010   Mark & Jan
250+ Dives
 
Subway Watersports/ Torquoise Bay Resort Full report N   Roatan Island   Remote resort ( just as we like it ) three star resort with a five star attitude & service. Spacious rooms in sets of three.(very ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2010   Danna & Kevin May
<100 Dives
 
Bay Islands Aggressor Full report Y   Utila, Roatan   I didn't rate the accommodation as high knowing that the new Utila Aggressor II will be in service shortly. From all accounts it w... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2010   John Augsbury
1000+ Dives
 
Fantasy Island Full report N   Roatan   Fantasy Island physically is a wonderful layout but is lacking maintenance and money to keep it first class. Beds were poor, slept... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2010   D, Demming
1000+ Dives
 
Plantation Beach Resort Full report N   Cayos Cochinos   Cayos Cochinos You can mark this as one of the best dive values in the world right now! Getting there: Several airlines fly to S... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
2/2010   Daniel O. Benson
1000+ Dives
 
Utila Aggressor Full report Y   Bay Islands   Booked the boat back in April, 2009 for 12 pax. Was told there would be a new boat by 2010 for 18 pax, so we booked another coupl... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
2/2010   Gari Sisk
1000+ Dives
 
Utila Aggressor Full report Y   Utila & Roatan   This was our second liveaboard. We loved it! The rooms on the boat were small, but you don't spend much time in your room. (Util... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
11/2009   Alice R.
100+ Dives
 
Dockside Dive Center/ CoCo View Resort Full report N   Roatan   Stayed in an over the water bungalow. Room was good and the shower had great water pressure. We dove 4 to five times a day. Div... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2009   Richard Whittaker
100+ Dives
 
Reef House Full report N   Roatan   Reef House picked up and returned guests to the airport as part of the cost. Rooms could use some redecorating but were comfortabl... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2009   Lee Skinner
1000+ Dives
 
Anthony's Key Full report N   Roatan   This was the 4th 0f 4 dive destinations with the Carnival Legend cruise ship.We were picked up by bus from the dock, and went for ... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
7/2009   Ron & Dawn Steedman
250+ Dives
 
CocoView Full report N   Roatan   I have dove at CocoView annually for the past 5 years and already have reservations to go back next year in 2010. Dive operations... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2009   Paul Vitkus
1000+ Dives
 
fantasy island Full report N   [N/A]   The worst rooms and food (stewed octopus and beef tongue on the same night and nothing else edible most nights) we have ever had i... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
5/2009   linda halaska
500+ Dives
 
Reef House Resort Full report N   Roatan   My dive buddy and I were at the Reef House Resort from 5/23 to 5/31 for a week of diving. Trip arragnements were made using their ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
5/2009   Watt Hinson
500+ Dives
 
Subway Watersports/ Turquoise Bay Resort Full report N   Roatan   Submarine Watersports is a 2-shop dive operation with another branch a few miles away; overlapping site territories. Generally st... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2009   Mark Bruscke
100+ Dives
 
Deep Blue Utila Resort Full report N   Utila   We recently made a trip to Utila and stayed at Deep Blue Utila Resort. First, let us say that the resort, itself, was great. Clean... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2009   Deb
250+ Dives
 
Las Rocas Full report N   Roatan   The good - small intimate resort sandwiched along a long beach with several larger more commerical resorts. Great staff. Dive sho... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2009   Bill Markley
<100 Dives
 
Laguna Beach Resort Full report N   Utila   The Laguna Beach Resort (LBR) is a 10 minute boat ride from Utila Town. It is off by itself. Nice and quiet. The cabanas are very ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
3/2009   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Utila Aggressor Full report Y   Utila and Roatan   This 7 day trip consists of 3 1/2 days of diving at Utila and 2 days of diving at Roatan. At Utila, the Aggressor dives both the n... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2009   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Coconut Tree Divers/ Private condo Full report N   Roatan   As a diver with over 37 years of underwater experience, I often find myself being more than a bit critical on the nuances of dive ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2009   David Shirley
1000+ Dives
 
Anthony's Key Resort Full report N   Roatan   Locker facilities are a nice touch right at the boat dock area. Can get crowded when all boats arrive at the same time after a div... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2009   Colin Zylka
1000+ Dives
 
Utila Lodge Full report N   Utila   I hesitate to give the Utila Lodge a great review because it could become too crowded, and then I might have trouble making a rese... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
1/2009   Vance Esler
100+ Dives
 
CoCo View Full report N   Roatan   Great dive ops; my boat had Jessie/Ruben as a team and they keep the diving fun/instructive while watching out for the reefs and d... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2008   Ron Hyatt
500+ Dives
 
Anthonys Key Full report N   Roatan   AKR is an outstanding resort,They pick you up on a bus from the airport, You start to make freinds before you hit the water.After ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2008   jerry
100+ Dives
 
Anthony's Key Resort Full report N   [N/A]   We stayed at Anthony's Key Resort and it is worth every penny. It was like going to summer camp but for adults. There were so ma... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2008   Dean Parrish
100+ Dives
 
Anthony's Key Resort Full report N   Roatan   This holiday was planned around Anthony's Key Summer Dolphin Camp for my granddaughters, 5 and 8. They had a wonderful time! The... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
8/2008   Don Acheson
1000+ Dives
 
Anthony's Key Resort Full report N   Roatan   AKR is a Top Notch Resort; everything runs like a well oiled machine and if there is a glitch -it's worked out quickly without hes... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
8/2008   Jayne Goocher
1000+ Dives
 
Bay Island Beach Resort Full report N   Roatan   The staff at the resort went out of their way to make our stay wonderful! Of all the places we have stayed in Roatan, Bay Island ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2008   Ted Kern
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Utopia/ Utopia Village Full report N   Utila   I went with a group of 14 from Texas. Utopia is pretty remote, so bring along a sense of adventure. We started our journey from A... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2008   Mark Rosseisen
500+ Dives
 
Fantasy Island Full report N   [N/A]   I took a group to Fantasy Island 10 years ago and was unhappy with it. Since then I've taken groups to different resorts in Roatan... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
8/2008   Roger
1000+ Dives
 
Kids Sea Camp/ Anthony's Key Resort Full report N   Roatan   If you're looking for a bargain trip, you like land-based operations and structured diving and you're a diver with not a lot ... Full report  
2 stars
5 stars  
8/2008   Doris Schaffer/ Miguel Jorge
1000+ Dives
 
Anthony's Key Full report N   Roatan   The "no-see-ums" were terrible! My daughter is in the hospital because of the bites. We took my grandson (8 years old) to An... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
7/2008   William
500+ Dives
 
Barefoot Divers/ Barefoot Cay Full report N   Roatan   As a follow-up to last year's report on Barefoot Cay we would like to inform the readers that the new dive operation is open and f... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2008   Kevin Harvill, Scott Pillifant
100+ Dives
 
Dockside Dive/ CoCo View Full report N   Roatan   We had never been to Roatan before and had heard that due to the amount of tourists it was not that good for diving. We were in f... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2008   Roy and Cheri Small
100+ Dives
 
Bay Island Beach Resort Full report N   Roatan   A dozen divers went to Bay Island Beach Resort (BIBR) in June. I was the group leader. The diving was great, and their meet and ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2008   Lucie Offerle
250+ Dives
 
CoCo View Full report N   Roatan   Back to CoCoView again; the rooms are basic, but comfortable; A/C working. Plenty of good food; breakfast to order and buffets for... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2008   Ron Hyatt
500+ Dives
 
Fantasy Island Full report N   Roatan   This was our first trip to Roatan. We were with a large group. The Fantasy Island staff picked up our luggage and transported us t... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2008   Vance Esler
<100 Dives
 
GiGi Divers/ N/A Full report N   Roatan   This was my first trip to Roatan and I was very impressed with the profusion of growth on the reefs and especially on some of t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2008   Don Anderson
250+ Dives
 
Octpus/ Blue Bahia Full report N   Roatan   Roatan – Blue Bahia June 14 – 21 2008. My wife, son and I stayed at the Blue Bahia Resort, a small “boutique” resort on Roatan ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2008   Richard Rigg
<100 Dives
 
Wet and Wild Divers/ Las Rocas Full report N   Roatan   Wet and Wild Divers at Las Rocas This was my first dive trip to Roatan and our group of six was impressed with the intensi... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
6/2008   Don Anderson
250+ Dives
 
Anthony's Key Resort Full report N   Roatan   AKR is highly overrated. Our room was 86 degrees with AC on full blast, room not very clean, small, poorly laid out and very over... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
5/2008   deb berglund
500+ Dives
 
CoCoView Full report N   [N/A]   We spent the week of May 17-24, 2008 at CocoView Resort in Roatan. This trip was essentially a repeat of our 2005 trip except that... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2008   Darren Dawson
250+ Dives
 
utila aggressor Full report N   utila roatan   Utila Aggressor, as are most Aggressors, is a very well done operation; they have it all down and are professional as well as cong... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2008   deb berglund
500+ Dives
 
CoCo View Resort Full report N   Roatan   CoCo View caters to divers in every way. Its location is ideal, stretching out on a narrow beach near two 100+ ft. deep walls, on... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2008   Paul Selden
250+ Dives
 
Fantasy Island Full report N   Roatan   First 3 days were calm and then the windy got up and we had 5 foot swells. Good size boat with 12-16 divers and one dive master, a... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2008   Norman Ross
500+ Dives
 
Laquana Beach Full report N   Utila   Great rooms, food not great, no variety really. Diving was poor as far as I was concerned, just over dove. Lot's of little macro c... Full report  
2 stars
5 stars  
4/2008   Vickie
250+ Dives
 
anthony's key resort/ anthony' key resort Full report N   roatan   the room heated up to 87 degrees every day with the air on full. the service was at the desk was not good. they padded my bill , ... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
3/2008   michael braunstein
250+ Dives
 
Fantasy Island Full report N   [N/A]   Roatan is good diving if you enjoy fish under 4-6". Did see some large grouper, filefish, snapper, but I could count them on 2 han... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2008   Stephen Kirk Douglas
100+ Dives
 
Fantasy Island Full report N   Roatan   Transfer from the airport was as predicted but processing immigration was very lengthy. All bags were taken by handlers to the wai... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
3/2008   Bob DeFeo
100+ Dives
 
Fantasy Island Resort Full report N   Roatan   This was my second visit to Roatan and first time staying on this side of the island. Sea conditions in the mornings were a littl... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2008   Ken Teleis
250+ Dives
 
Laguna Beach Resort Full report N   Utila   How a diver feels about Utila, I think, depends entirely whether or not they saw a whale shark. We did not. Well, a few in the gro... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
3/2008   Laura Austin
100+ Dives
 
Utopia Village Full report N   Utila   Utopia Village was established over a year ago by seven partners. It’s like a beach house rented by friends. Nobody is in charge... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
3/2008   Richard Sinnott
1000+ Dives
 
Anthony's Key Resort Full report N   Roatan, Bay Islands   Anthony's Key Resort is a lovely place, well run, with a fleet of first class dive boats. Most of the dive sites are just a few m... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
2/2008   Steve Easter
250+ Dives
 
Barefoot Cay Diving/ [Barefoot Cay Full report N   [N/A]   BAREFOOT CAY IS A WONDERFUL PLACE TO STAY. THE LUXURY BEACHFRONT BUNGALOWS HAVE SPACIOUS BEDROOMS WITH VERY COMFORTABLE BEDS, BALI... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2008   TIM STRUECKER
100+ Dives
 
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