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Dive Review of Toucan/Plaza Resort in

Toucan/Plaza Resort, Oct, 2003,

by Pete Lemme, IL, USA . Report 822.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 2 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 4 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments 1The resort was located in a beautiful area- although the grounds were unkept. I wouldn't spend the extra money on a grand suite because it was just a very large room with too much unusable space. If we were to do it again we would get a villa. The food was very good but the service was extremely slow " Bonaire is the home of the 3 hour dinner".We learned to ask for the check when you received your entree. Toucan Dive was very good , the boats were great and the divemasters would leave early if you wanted a popular dive sight in order to beat the competition. Salt Pier was by far our best dive, we spotted numerous scorpionfishes which was a thrill for me.But what made the trip for us was the Aqua Kids program which my 8 year old daughter loved. She pointed out fish while snorkeling that I couldn't even identify thanks to the fish identification class. She learned Sassy, went to the donkey sanctuary, and took a boat ride to Klein Bonaire to search for turtle nests and dolphins. My wife and I could dive without worrying about whether my daughter was having a good time or not. She even came home with a list of Dutch words to teach her classmates. For that reason alone we will probably return. None]

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Cozumel Turks&cacios Tobago[Unspecified]
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, noCurrents
Water Temp 84-89°F / 29-32°C Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 80-100 Ft/ 24-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [60 min 100 feetUnspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities 3 stars
UW Photo Comments [UWP were treated good but not great. It was pretty much theres the bucket your on your own.None]
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