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Dive Review of Amy Slate's Amoray Dive Resort in
The Continental USA/Key Largo

April, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by Mort Rolleston, DC, US
Sr. Reviewer   (11 reports)
Report Number 4435
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
0-25 dives
Where else diving
Bonaire, Great Barrier Reef, Sail Rock Thailand, Nassau, Puerto Rico, NC
wrecks, St Lawrence River wrecks, Monterrey, Catalina Island.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

choppy, surge  
Water Temp
  to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
70   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
3 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
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
5 stars   
4 stars    
This was my third trip to Key Largo, arguably my favorite place to dive to
date and I've written about the area in more detail in earlier Chapbooks. 
As usual:  great shallow spur & groove reef diving with tons of
schooling fish, good coral, an occasional nurse shark and turtle, and tons
of bottom time given the shallow depths.  

This time I stayed at a new place:  Amy Slate's Amoray Dive Resort, which
proved to be the best yet.  Unlike the mediocre chain motels of the area,
the Amoray resort is a very pleasant, almost small campus-like place on the
side of the Key facing Florida (and the sunset).  It is very homey ,
non-commercial, and lushly planted.  The rooms are small apartment duplexes
with their own kitchen.  It has a pool, a small beach on the waterfront,
kayaks, and its own dive operation.

The dive operation was efficient and run by very nice folks.  They were
very helpful and gave excellent dive briefings.  Their only down side was
that they imposed one hour dive limits in order to maintain the ability to
send boats out twice a day (pretty common of the dive operations there -
except Ocean Divers).  Because it is on the opposite side of the island as
the dive sites, transit time is 20 min or so longer than most of the other
operators.  However, the trip is very pleasant and goes through some
beautiful mangrove forests.  In sum, I highly recommend Amoray dive resort
as the place to stay in Key Largo - even if you use the other dive
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