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Dive Review of Sandals Royal Caribbean in
Jamaica/Montego Bay

Sandals Royal Caribbean, Mar, 2006,

by Mike Mew, NB, Canada . Report 2740.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas surge
Water Temp 75 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]Open water 60 ft.Advanced 100 ft.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish 2 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 1 stars
Comments The dive boat was excellent as was the staff. The practice of dropping divers at sites and returning was unnerving to beginners and some experienced. We surfaced after 45 minutes to drift for 10 minutes in 3-4 foot swell. This was due to cutbacks with one boat servicing two resorts. This, in my opinion, is a poor practice as any diving/health incident would escalate with no means of evacuation.
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