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Dive Review of Caicos Adventures in
Turks and Caicos

April, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by Martin Kelly, Ma, USA (2 reports)
Report Number 4083
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
[Bonaire3x,Grand Bahama,Florida WPB,FtL,Keys,Cozumel 3x,St
Lucia,Aruba,Antigua,Turks and Caicos,NC]
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
78   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
100   to 150    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
[Yes general guidelines that did not really get scrutinised once they saw
what you were like as a diver but generally 80 feet the first dive]  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
3 stars  
Shore Facilities  
[The boat Caicos adventures uses is quite spacious - a double hulled
catamaran which is quite stable-for those long 40 minute trips.The rince
bucket was a little small with 3 or 4 cameras in it at a time- it needs to
be slightly larger ! We saw a reef shark on every other dive,and many
spotted eagle rays-a turtle or 2 what more could you ask for. The sponges
are huge and healthy and was quite satisified with the walls around West
Caicos ]
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
3 stars   
4 stars    
[Provo- This hot travel destination-is cooling off a bit which can be a
good thing-it may stop the hotel overbuilding...
My wife and I stayed at the Royal West Indies Resort which was one of the
nicest and plushist places we have ever stayed.We easily walked the beach
at night after dinner - to restaurants like,Bella Luna,the return trip to
Hemingways and the casino is close by for  some blackjack. We chose a
garden view room which had a great view of the pool and even granite
counter tops in our kitchenette ! The house Restaurant "Mango
Reef" we ate at at least 3 times and were very surprised at the
fantastic seafood dishes- some with curry- which is common here.We saved
money by eating in a few times.
Our favorite restaurant was the  Bella Luna, with fantastic seafood risotto
-some of the best I have ever had- Generally, we were dissapointed with the
food and exorbident prices, up to $230.00 for 2 !   Don't miss Da Conch
Shack for Conch salad and rum !]
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