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Dive Review of Belize Diving Services/The Birdhouses (AirBnB) in
Belize/Caye Caulker

Belize Diving Services/The Birdhouses (AirBnB): "Carefree dive vacation on a great little Caribbean island", May, 2018,

by Hugh E Aaron, FL, US (Contributor Contributor 16 reports with 13 Helpful votes). Report 10375 has 3 Helpful votes.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Caye Caulker is a small island about 45 minutes by water taxi from Belize City. The island has no cars or trucks except a few service vehicles. Everyone either walks, rides a bike or drives a golf cart. The streets are sand. We stayed on Caye Calker for 11 nights. It appears that most people only spend a day or two on Caye Caulker. But we thought 11 nights was perfect. We really got to know the place. There are plenty of restaurants and several interesting things to do on non-diving days. The local people live modestly and are very nice. It is place where everyone blends regardless of skin color or the size of one's bank account. Don't miss the "Cake Lady" who sells homemade cakes most nights from a table she sets up on the road along the windward side of the island.

We rented one of "The Birdhouses" through AirBnB. They are three separate houses run by a wonderful international couple who live on-site with their young daughte ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Belize Diving Services   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving USVI, BVI, California, Hawaii, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, Caymans, Curacao, Dominica, Roatan, Belize, Saba, St, Barths, St Kitts, Nevis, Saint Martin, Culebra, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Bahamas, Bonaire, Thailand
Closest Airport Belize City Getting There Direct 2 hour flight on SW (around $210/rt) from Ft. Lauderdale. Taxi ($25) to the Belize City waterfront. Water taxi to Caye Caulker (around $28/rt). We found it to be an easy and relatively inexpensive trip.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 82-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 35-85 Ft/ 11-26 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Generally there was a max depth announced for each dive. Divers are expected to stay with guides. But that was not a problem as the guides were excellent and the diving was relaxed.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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