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Dive Review of Fantasy Island in
Honduras/Roatan

April, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Dennis A McCrea, WA, US (1 report)
"Run Down Resort w/Employee Attitude Problems, but OK Dive Operation"
Report Number 8896
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Caymans, Bahamas, Dominica, Belize, Bonaire, Cozumel, Hawaii, Philippines,
California, Florida, Washington
Closest Airport
Getting There
Direct from Miami or Houston

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, dry  
Seas
calm, currents  
Water Temp
80   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
40   to 80    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
?  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
[Unspecified]  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
1 or 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
Camera bucket on the boat, and the Captain and guides help get gear in and
out of the water if needed. ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
2 stars
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
4 stars   
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Comments  
We originally researched several resorts on Roatan, but decided on Fantasy
Island after we talked to a "specialist" at Maduro Dive
Vacations. He explained the resort was offering a "great deal"
because it had just been renovated and they had been closed for awhile.

This is the first time I've ever been really disappointed! I would call
this resort "TIME TO CLOSE AND START OVER"

We were 2 couples traveling, and had reserved 2 oceanfront rooms with King
Beds. After checking in at the front desk, we went to our rooms and the
other couple opened the door and ... there was already someone else's stuff
in the room. Back to the front desk, they assured us the room was empty, so
we had to insist they follow us to the room and look for themselves. After
they did confir ...
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