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Dive Review of Bananarama Diving Resort/Bananarama Dive and Beach Resort in
Honduras/Roatan

Bananarama Diving Resort/Bananarama Dive and Beach Resort, Mar, 2013,

by Lindsay Battles, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports). Report 6933.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Riviera Maya, Turks & Caicos, BVI, Spain, Zanzibar
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 77 to 79 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility to Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Depth limits were generally enforced, although experienced divers with computers were allowed to dive their own profile. Most dives ended at 50-55 minutes irrespective of how much air divers had.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We spent 8 days with Bananarama Dive Resort. The dive operation is top notch; the resort had some serious issues. Overall, we had a great experience and can't wait to return to Roatan. We would absolutely dive with Bananarama again but would stay somewhere else.

First things first, the diving: We made 14 dives, all in the West Bay beach area. The diving exceeded our expectations in most respects. The marine environment seemed very healthy with gorgeous coral and generally abundant reef fish (in addition to the usual suspects, we encountered the elusive Rainbow Parrotfish, stunning Blue Parrotfish, sharp-nosed eels). Almost every dive featured the appearance of one or more tu ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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