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Dive Review of Triangle Diving/Grotto Bay Resort in
Bermuda

Triangle Diving/Grotto Bay Resort: "Don't go when there's a big race", Oct, 2015,

by Mary McCombie, CT, US (Contributor Contributor 13 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 8514 has 2 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving all over the world
Closest Airport BDA Getting There easy

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas choppy, surge
Water Temp 76 to 79 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 15 to 40 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Nitrox was rather pointless since the dives were never deeper than 65 feet.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 2 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
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Comments I planned this trip as a short 14-dive, 3.5 dive day, trip. Getting to BDA is easy, and Grotto Bay resort is quite nice--though the food outside of the breakfast buffet is nothing special--and the dive shop on site, Triangle Diving, seemed very accommodating at first. However, upon arrival, we learned that high winds would keep us from diving 1.5 of our planned days. That's just bad luck, but it was compounded when their only d ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Mary McCombie in CT, US at Oct 21, 2015 10:14 EST  
I should mention that the resort did not penalize us for early departure; there was no shore diving as an option; the $200 charge to change flights was offset by not being charged by the resort; and sightseeing was not possible on the Sunday of the race since everything was closed.
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