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Dive Review of Deep Blue Resort in
Honduras/Utila, Bay Islands

January, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by Chad Engler, OK, USA (2 reports)
Report Number 3832
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Truk, Palau, Yap, Komodo Indonesia, Cocos Island, Coiba, Cayman, Hawaii,
Cozumel, Yucatan cenotes, Bahamas, Curacao, Bonaire, Grand Turk, Dominica,
Tonga, Fiji, Crystal River, Florida coast, Cooper River, Bermuda, Catalina,
Cabo San Lucas, Flower Gardens, St. Lawrence Seaway, USA lakes...
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, rainy  
calm, surge, noCurrents  
Water Temp
75   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
30   to 90    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Restricted to recreational limits.   
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
4 stars  
The facilities on the boat and the crew's care with photo equipment was
excellent. The number of fish was a bit low but there was a lot of great
macro subject matter.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
4 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
4 stars    
The hotel was very comfortable, the food was very good, timely and
plentiful. The rooms were nice and cleaned very well including cleaning up
the sand we left around. The staff was about as helpful as you could hope.
They eagerly carried our gear and luggage for us. When we shore dove they
moved our gear to the shore from the boat and took it back when we

The common area was really good with couches, computers and video players
so we could share.

The boat and crew were excellent and very friendly. We felt like they were
part of the gang! We were happy to see that they protected the reef and
coached any divers where were not properly careful of the reef. The boat
was comfortable and in good repair.

Although I've been places with more fish life but the overall experience
was excellent.

The only real hard part were the sand fleas. We all got a zillion bites.
Bring supplies for these.
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