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Dive Review of Turneffe Island Resort in
Belize/Turneffe Island

Turneffe Island Resort: "Top-notch Dive Resort", Nov, 2015,

by Steven P. Smith, NY, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8644 has 2 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean (multiple sites), Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, Hawaii, Truk Lagoon
Closest Airport Belize City Getting There Fly into Belize City (multiple carriers). The resort arranges a van from the airport to the dock, and transfer by boat to the island.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 83 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions None. 1+ hour dives common. Guided drift dives.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 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

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments None. Diving is done from small launches without camera tables. I used a Polar Bear brand soft cooler to transport my camera rig to and from the boat. The boat crew members a ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Good: Private island enclave with beautiful accommodations. Excellent food. Attentive divemasters, boat crew, and hospitality staff. Wonderful diving.
Bad: Nothing really. Weekly dive schedule includes 15 dives, which may be inadequate for those expecting 5 dives/day.

Turneffe Island Resort is a real winner -- concierge diving at its best. The guest rooms are beautifully constructed and appointed. Meals are ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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