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Dive Review of Bay Island Beach Resort in

August, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Jan Gulley, Co, usa
Report Number 2017
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Cayman,Grand Turk,Cozumel,Virgin Gorda
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
Water Temp
82   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
75   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
On the first dive we had to follow the divemaster fairly closely until he
could see what skills we had. Otherwise, regular restrictions as far as
depth,air levels etc.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
[None]Had fresh water tank on board for cameras, separate from masks, etc.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
Hector the divemaster was probably the best divemaster we have had. He was
very careful to make sure divers could handle themselves, and once that was
proven, he let us dive our own profile. He was excellent at finding things
for us macro camera folks from sea horses to scorpion fish. He might pick
something up to show us and then he would carefully place it back in its
original habitat. He had great respect for the fish, coral, and other
living entities in the ocean.

Bay Island Beach Resorts is a hidden jewel in Roatan. The rates are
reasonable, the service is excellent and the staff, including the owners
Cam and Ted treated us like family. We highly recommend this dive resort to
newcomers and folks that have visited before. Ask for Hector!
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