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Dive Review of Flamingo Divers/Harbour Club Villas in
Turks and Caicos/West Caicos Via Provo

June, 2009, an Instant Reader Report by Eric Frick, IL, U.S.A.
Sr. Contributor   (27 reports, with 4 Helpful votes)
Report Number 4846
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Great Lakes, Hawaii, Florida Keys, Caribbean.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, windy, cloudy  
choppy, no currents  
Water Temp
82   to 83    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 60    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Return to the boat with 500 p.s.i.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Let them know your needs in advance and an appropriate rinse bucket will be
on board.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
3 stars    
4 stars   
3 stars    
Flamingo Divers owners Mickey and Jayne do a great job of providing divers
with a great experience.  The boat trips from Provo to West Caicos (their
primary diving site) take almost an hour.  Diving consists of a trip over
the wall and a cruise of the reef.  They'll do 2 tanks unless all on the
boat want to do a 3rd but I did not find them eager to do a 3rd tank so I
would get that arranged in advance if you and your group will be using the
whole boat.  Nitrox is available but they do not do custom mixes.  I found
the diving to be better than I expected with a wide variety of fish and
other critters.  We even saw a few schools of fish.

Harbour Club consists of 6 identical one-story, one-bath, one-bedroom
villas with no phone and no ovens but all other items you will need.  Barry
& Marta make you feel at home and provide great company.  The grounds
are nicely landscaped with a wide variety of tropical flowers, a small pool
and a covered patio featuring a large gas grill.  The bedrooms are air
conditioned but cross breezes kept us cool in early June so we did not use
it.  Mosquitos can be a problem so bring the DEET.  It's a 15 minute drive
to town or to the airport.
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