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Dive Review of Fantasy Island in
Honduras/Roatan

December, 2007, an Instant Reader Report by Christine Kuoni, TX, USA (2 reports)
Report Number 3773
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Fiji, Turks & Caicos, Cozumel, Central California, Bontaire Mine
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy  
Seas
noCurrents  
Water Temp
75   to 80    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
40   to 60    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
On some dives we were told to stay with the divemaster. Others we could
dive on our own.  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
N/A 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
None 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  2 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
 
 
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
N/A  
Boat Facilities
N/A
Overall rating for UWP's  
N/A  
Shore Facilities  
N/A  
Comments
[None]
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
2 stars
Food
3 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
N/A
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  
Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
N/A    
Beginners
5 stars   
Advanced
4 stars    
Comments  
Fantasy Island is undergoing a renovation. We were looking for a bargain
vacation and the cost for an all inclusive eight day/seven night stay with
3 boat dives a day was $700. The rooms were very clean, but the sheets on
our king size beds never stayed in and we wound up sleeping on the
mattress. The food was plentiful and good. The dive shop emphsized tipping
in the briefing, but did little to earn it. You haul your own gear, set it
up and take it off the boat. Michael, the DM seemed very uninterested in
showing us anything. We found stuff on our own and our group shared things
with each other. There were only six people on our boat, so it could have
been a little more adventerous than it was. The reefs are spectacular, but
there is a sameness in all of them. Mary's Place, a must do dive, has some
great swim throughs. The dive shop has good facilities for cleaning up and
hot showers to warm up after the dive. All in all, for a week at Christmas
time, I think it was a pretty good deal.
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