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Dive Review of Laguna Beach Resort in
Honduras/Utila

Laguna Beach Resort, Dec, 2013,

by Mona Cousens, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 12 reports). Report 7519.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Solomon, Australia, Fiji, Alor, Lembeh, all Caribbean, etc.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions We dove our own profile
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments You carried your camera back and forth to your room and took care of business there. ... 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 3 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 3 stars
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Comments The first thing I have to say about Laguna Beach Resort is that they have sand fleas and mosquitos. The bites are vicious and can stay with you for a week or longer. I also have to say that only about 50% of the people here are having this problem (they are immune for whatever reason). I am not immune and even though I have worn DEET religiously while I have been here, they still bite me. Fortunately, in the office they have a salve that I discovered after a week of suffering. The bites I received after that time never had time to get me as long as I applied the creme. I am happier now.

That being said, if you do decide to brave the bugs and come here, it is a nice place to hang your hat for a week like most people or two like I did.

The dive operation is well run and even with 28 divers checking in on the same day, the dive manager, Adam, obviously read all our paperwork closely and filled our boat, one of three, with 12 very experienced divers and we had a lovely first week. He put the newer divers together as well with a dive guide that could help them as they needed. Everyone was happy with this arran ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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