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Dive Review of Turneffe Flats in
Belize/Turneffe Atole

Turneffe Flats: "Diving Belize from Turneffe Flats Resort", Apr, 2015,

by Paula Kamps, WI, US (Contributor Contributor 13 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8391.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 3 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments Nice resort, we rented the beach house for the 6 of us. Had a dive boat to ourselves most of the time. Same divemaster and capt all week. Nice boat, exemplary service aboard. We would leave after bkfst and have about 30-45 min ride to a dive site. after the dive we'd have snack, dive again, then eat lunch onboard, dive again, the back to resort by about 2pm. the diving in belize is marvelous! we enjoyed each and every dive. I used nitrox on every dive. dive master was excellent. most dives were moored and all were guided by dm. Also dove the Blue Hole... that was so cool.

The resort is nice, nothing fancy. has a pool to lounge around. it's a long crowded boat ride from the mainland thru some rough ocean. Our only complaint is that dinner is not served until 7pm and we are not late eaters. The food was excellent tho.

Websites Turneffe Flats   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Maui, Florida Keys, Roatan, Cozumel, St. Croix, St. Lucia, [Unspecified]
Closest Airport Belize City Getting There from Chicago with a stop in Atlanta

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy
Water Temp 85-92°F / 29-33°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 100-100 Ft/ 30-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions we needed to follow our DM's dive plan and remain together
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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