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Dive Review of Bay Island Beach Resort in
Honduras/Roatan

Bay Island Beach Resort, Jul, 2005,

by Beverly Leonard, TX, USA . Report 1842.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving South Pacific, Great Barrier Reef, all around the Caribbean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 84 to 0 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 85 to 0 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions The dive site was explained and led but people were free to roam
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 3 stars Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude 2 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving 2 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 2 stars
Comments As you've heard before, bring lots of bug spray. The owners of the resort are Americans and really great. The dive operation is a bit sluggish in service and enthusiasm; the dive staff did not help much with gear (in and out of the water), nor did they really search for or show us anything we couldn't have found ourselves. They do load the gear on to and off of the boat. The accommodations are fine; the water is safe as the resort has its own wells. However, several people became sick from perhaps the mayo (?). The menu becomes boring as the week progresses, with few different items added from day to day. They put on a nice pig roast with live music on Thursday evenings. It's cheap, quick & easy to get to either Coxen Hole or to the West End (unlike staying at Fantasy or CocoView). You can shore dive but it's a long haul out to Spooky Channel (a really beautiful dive site because of its formations). For advanced divers, you may find the diving is just average.
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