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Dive Review of Turneffe Island Resort in
Belize/Turneffe Island

Turneffe Island Resort: "Rain, Rain, and More Rain", Nov, 2023,

by Jeanne Downey, PA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 52 reports with 16 Helpful votes). Report 12790.

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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 1 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments This was our second trip in two years. Last year, we arrived just after a November hurricane; this year, also November, there was more rain in two weeks than in the last 30 years. After the 1.5 hour boat ride to the island, we were advised to take off shoes and socks and roll up our pant legs; to get to our rooms we had to walk through ankle-deep water.

But the food is still excellent, they gave us all umbrellas, the outdoor showe ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Bahamas, Caribbean, Cocos, Socorro, Tahiti, Malaysia, Indonesia, Micronesia, Galapagos, Cayman Islands, Philippines, etc.
Closest Airport Belize City Getting There United, AA, Delta, all easy

Dive Conditions

Weather windy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 83-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-70 Ft/ 15-21 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Depths were strongly suggested. One hour limit, but went over that a lot.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 1 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments A small rinse bucket on the skiffs. Large rinse tank on the dock. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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