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Dive Review of Snorkel club/Isla del Sol in
Colombia/Cartagena

Snorkel club/Isla del Sol: "Very basic diving operation and experience", Aug, 2022,

by Andrew Falconer , WA, AU (Top Contributor Top Contributor 48 reports with 23 Helpful votes). Report 12017.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 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 As part of a five day trip to Cartagena, we spent two days on Isla Grande on the Rosario islands, which is one of a group of small islands offshore and along the coast from the city.
The island was reached from Cartagena in 45 minutes by a fast boat capable of carrying 50 passengers. The cost including all meals was part of a package for staying at the hotel Isle del Sol on the island. The dive cost was extra, approximately $US40 including gear.
We were very ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Isla del Sol

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vanuatu, South Africa, Iceland, Scotland, Norway, Cuba, Maldives, Chuuk, Galapagos, Phillipines, Sri Lanka, France, Colombia
Closest Airport Cartagena Getting There Direct flight from Miami, but we flew from Medellin

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 27-28°C / 81-82°F Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 5-20 M / 16-66 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Zero, no certificate check, no plan until asked
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

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
UW Photo Comments None, I had my Olympus TG5 and housing, downloaded the pick of the photos to my iPad, and used “doodie’s” to adjust the colouration. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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