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Dive Review of Oasis Divers/Osprey Beach Hotel in
Turks and Caicos

May, 2004, an Instant Reader Report by Claude Koprowski, MD, USA
Report Number 1072
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Cayman Islands, Isla Margherita, Florida Cays, Rhode Island, France, Great
Barrier Reef, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Truk, Fiji, Galapagos
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
77   to 79    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
0   to 0    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars   
5 stars    
We chose Oasis after a very scathing report in the last edition of the The
Chap Book about one of the other dive facilities. I felt someone might just
have had a bad day writing such a review, but, alas, from my conversation
with locals her review was justified, We were extremely happy with Oasis:
excellent guides, efficient operation, friendly, helpful cheerful service.
We also heard good things about  Blue Water Divers.

The Osprey Beach Hotel is beautifully sited on the beach and well
landscaped, with a central courtyard around the swimming pool. The food is
good but very limited in variety, something it shares with all the eateries
on the island. We ate at most of the island establishments and ranked the
consistency of food downwards of mediocre but then again we didn't go to
the Turks for a gourmet experience,

The  old Turks Head Inn has become a well traveled movie location.
Unfortunately when the actors decide to unwind they come to the Osprey
Beach  at 5 a.m.and carry on. Jen, the Osprey owner kicked them out on
their butts. There is a lot to be said for the Osprey!
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