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Dive Review of CoCo View Resort in
Honduras/Roatan

June, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Marlene Dowell, MD, US (2 reports)
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Report Number 8293
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Caribbean, Solomon Islands, Red Sea, Hawaii, North Carolina
Closest Airport
Roatan (RTB)
Getting There
We flew American through DFW. 
The connection was tight; our
flight to DFW was delayed, but
the flight to RTB was held for
us.

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, rainy  
Seas
calm, no currents  
Water Temp
81   to 83    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
20   to 80    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
no  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
Separate smallish rinse bucket for cameras on boat.  Larger separate tank
at dock. ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Dive Operation
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Shore Diving  
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

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Beginners
5 stars   
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Comments  
Our almost missed connection in Dallas meant our luggage did not arrive
with us.  And, American does not fly to Roatan every day.  But, they made
arrangements via other airlines to get our luggage to us.  We arrived
Saturday.  Two bags came Sunday and the 3rd on Monday.  Cocoview was
extremely helpful in getting us to town to buy what items we couldn't get
at their gift shop (which is pretty well supplied with toiletries and
swimsuits).  The Dive Shop also provided gear for us to use until ours came
in.  We were happy to find shorties that fit, as well as BCs, masks, and
fins, although there is nothing like your own gear.

The first dive (if you are new to the resort) is an orientation dive to
check your weights and show you the shore dive highlights.  Due to
unfamiliar gear and so-so visibility, we weren't too impressed.  The diving
improved as the week went on and we learned that there were things to be
seen on that shore dive.

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By hfdowell at Jul 14, 2015 22:57 EST  
Forgot to mention, there is a nurse in residence at Cocoview who was
helpful to several who had ear problems or other health issues.
MD
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