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Dive Review of Laguna Beach Resort in
Honduras/Utila

August, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Lee Schrader, OH, USA
Report Number 1889
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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 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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  
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  
 
 

Overall Rating

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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