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Dive Review of Anthony’s Key Resort in
Honduras/Roatan Island

Anthony’s Key Resort: "Anthonys Key Roatan - Reefs, Wrecks, Sharks & Dolphins", May, 2017,

by Phil Johnston, Bayswater, AU (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 9608.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Australia, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Malaysia, Indonesia/Bali, Cocos, Cozumel, Tonga, Galapagos, Tahiti, Maldives, Mozambique, Bahamas, Red Sea, Roatan.
Closest Airport Roatan International Airport Getting There Some direct flights from US (not everyday though), or via San Salvidor, San Pedro Sula or Tegucigalpa

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas choppy
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Day dives bottom time limited to 45 minutes, 25 minutes on the deeper wrecks, ascend at 700 bar, return with at least 500 bar. Buddy system not strictly enforced.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Fresh water tank on all boats although this often mostly slopped out of the tank during transit of boats. Camera store in the resort offered batteries, equipment etc. ... 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 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments THE GOOD : the resort is attractive & well maintained. My bungalow was partly over the water, very pleasant to fall asleep to the sound of lapping water. Food was generally good quality, the deserts served at lunch & dinner were uniformly excellent (top marks for the banana pudding). Service staff at reception & in the restaurant & bar were pleasant & cheerful (with the exception of 1 slightly grumpy waiter). A free computer terminal with Internet access was available in the reception area for guests not travelling with a personal device.
Diving staff were very professional & friendly, the dive instructor on my boat (Sherwin) was very personable & made concerted efforts to find & point out critters, including a cu ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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