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Dive Review of Deep Blue in
Honduras/Utila

Deep Blue: "Deep Blue Resort, Upscale, Utila Diving and Lodging", Nov, 2014,

by bill mashek, CA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports). Report 7958.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, West Coast of North America including Mexico to Canada, South East Asia, Africa, South Pacific
Closest Airport San Pedro Sula/Roatan Getting There Fly into San Pedro Sula, Short Flight to Utila. Or, Take bus to La Ciba and ferry to Utila.

Dive Conditions

Weather windy Seas
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 80 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions you follow the divemaster and your diving is usually limited to the lowest common denominator. However, we had plenty of dive time with 3 dives per day.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks 1 or 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments [None]fine for small cameras, not a lot of space if you have lots of equipment ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Utila town is "funky, cheap and full of backpackers and diver types--my paradise. I am not a "resort" diver so I prefer getting a budget place in town and dive every day. However, I got a good deal on a Fam trip to Deep Blue Resort, so I tried it out.
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