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Dive Review of Atlantis Dive Resorts in

October, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Steve Giles, CA, US
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Report Number 7348
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
Over 1000 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cozumel, Playa Del Carmen, Bahamas, Costa
Rica,  Caymens, Hawaii, Palau, Fiji, Maldives, Bay Islands, Loreto, Mulije
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
84   to 85    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
20   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
All diving done in the company of a dive master / guide.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
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Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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I developed a new pet peeve during this trip concerning u/w photographers. 
Several that I saw, and unfortunately dove with, were carrying a large
camera system with strobe(s) in one hand and a metal rod about
8-12"long in the ot ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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4 stars   
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This trip encompassed a ten day stay at Atlantis Dumaguete Resort.  Our
package included boat trips to "Apo" and "Fire"
islands.  Both of these islands are inhabited and there was a scarcity of
medium to large reef fish. -- Obviously both islands are overfished by the
locals.  Corals at the islands were health ...
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By JonA at Nov 07, 2013 08:52 EST  
Please, oh, please post that video of the mating blue-ringed octopi on
u-tube!!! Lucky you!
By stevegil at Nov 07, 2013 22:17 EST  
I haven't had a chance to download anything yet.  Have never submitted
anything to U-tube but considering it.
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