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Dive Review of Coco View in

April, 2006, an Instant Reader Report by Mark A. Hicks, IL, USA
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Report Number 2501
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

calm, choppy  
Water Temp
80   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  2 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
5 stars  
All boats had great camera tables and specific camera buckets. Crew were
very good at handling all cameras. Not to many large critters, but LOTS of
macro to be found. The DM's are fantastic for finding the UNFINDABLE !!
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
5 stars    
The Good . . the BAD . . the UGLY . . . well I will tap into this at the
end . . but lets say DELTA is not on ANY of my future travel plans.

This was my second (and will not be my last trip) to Coco View and I can
see why it is rated as one of the most returned to dive locations around
Roatan has some very nice diving to offer and the freedom you get while at
Coco View to "DIVE YOUR BRAINS" out if you so wish is fantastic.
We used "gesser gas" (Nitrox) all week and loved the ease of its
availability! There dive boats are very nice as well, spacious and easy to
move around, and there MOON entrances are great when the boats a rock-in
and roll-in !!  Meals were always plentiful and varied. Only problem I had
was trying to leave room at night for the DESERTS . . YUMMM !! I have
stayed in Bungalow's both times, but I think I will try the Cabanas next
time after seeing a room (Bungalow's and Cabanas are over the water). All
are very clean and air conditioned.
Five dives a day is very easy to do (two morning and afternoon boat dives .
. and a great night dive in there own front yard!) The Prince Albert (140
ft freighter) is sitting out there within easy shore reach. WE did sign up
for the SHARK DIVE . . . would recommend it if you like up close and
personal with SHARKY and his buddies !!

Now . . . one last recommendation, the first year we flew down through
Houston and onto Roatan on CONTINENTAL . . no problems to speak of. But . .
this trip we tried DELTA (through Atlanta). . well trip down was OK . . but
coming home . . TOTAL DISATER !! I recommend Continental (and make it the
early morning flight, that way you can get your checkout dive done upon
arrival at Coco View).

Check out Coco Views web sight and you can find answers to almost any
question you may have. Would highly recommend this resort to ALL divers,
new and old !!
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