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Dive Review of Laguna Beach Resort in
Honduras/Utila

Laguna Beach Resort, Aug, 2005,

by Lee Schrader, OH, USA . Report 1889.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Little Cayman, Grand Turk, Bonaire, BVI
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas surge
Water Temp 83 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 75 to 125 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 130 ft depth limit, 1 hour dive time limit.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 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 N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments We were very happy with Laguna Beach. Just be sure to bring your DEET noseeums are aggesrrive. The rooms were clean and spacious, everything worked, and the food was, though not gourmet, very good and plentiful. The cooks made special vegan dishes for me every lunch and dinner. Romina and Luciano, the managers, were always available and very helpful. Diving was comparable with the other good Carribean sites, and we saw lots of jeuvenilles and small things, as well as the usual complement of reef fish. No whale sharks, though, early spring seems to be a better time. The coral is in very good shape, especially the soft coral. The dive boats are modern, with giant stride entries and a ladder. Gear is set up for you and rinsed daily. We enjoyed Laguna Beach and would happily go back.
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