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Dive Review of Big Blue Unlimited/Alexandra Resort & Spa in
Turks and Caicos/Provo

Big Blue Unlimited/Alexandra Resort & Spa, Jun, 2003,

by Albert Tims, MN, USA . Report 541.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, Bonaire, Cozumel, Florida Keys, etc.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 81 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 50 to 90 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No time limits -- divers plan and execute individual profiles with only requirements being 3 minute safety stops, no decompression, up with minimum of 500 psi.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 3 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 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments If you love diving then you'll love diving with Big Blue Unlimited. This operator sets the Gold Standard for serious divers. The operation demonstrates a real commitment to ecologically sensitive diving, provides detailed dive briefings and encourages individual exploration and discovery. Groups are kept small (typically 8 or fewer) with mandatory dive computers (supplied free of charge, if needed) to encourage divers to plan their own dives without time limits or profile limits. The dive shop is ideally located, spotless and well equipped with on-site Nitrox blending. The dive boats are fast, dry and expertly configured for the local waters. The staff is friendly, professional and committed to offering superior dive experiences. French Cay, West Caicos and Provo's Northwest Point feature spectacular walls, abundant reef fish life, pelagics and very good to great viz. A world class beach (Grace Bay), great restaurants, premium accomodations and great diving makes Provo an exceptional dive destination.
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