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Dive Review of Turneffe Island Resort in
Belize/Turneffe Island

Turneffe Island Resort: "Outstanding Resort", Dec, 2020,

by Gary & Robin Schiendelman, PA, US (Contributor Contributor 14 reports with 10 Helpful votes). Report 11501.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments When we heard of the protocols put in place by Belize in order to re-open the country, we thought it would be a great place to go for our first pandemic dive trip. Having seen all the great reviews of Turneffe Island Resort and seeing their commitment to Covid safety, we knew this would be a good place. You can visit their website for details and we can confirm everything listed there is being done. The resort is spotless and every employee was always wearing a mask.

We flew from PHL to MIA to BZE on American. Flying was the most stressful part of the trip but we were prepared with N95 masks, face shields and plenty of sanitizer.

It took some time to get through immigration and customs with the add ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Turneffe Island Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, PNG, Solomon Isl, Red Sea, Maldives, South Africa, Mozambique, Cocos Isl, Galapagos, Socorro, Palau, Var Caribbean locations, New Jersey, Florida, No Carolina, Philippines
Closest Airport Getting There American Airlines PHL-MIA-BZE
Boat transport to Island

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 79-81°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 75-100 Ft/ 23-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Depth and time (50-60 minutes)
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Small rinse bucket on boat. Might be a problem with multiple large camera. Really nice, large rinse tanks on the dock for cameras. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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