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Dive Review of Castle Comfort Lodge in
Dominica/Castle Comfort

Castle Comfort Lodge, Oct, 2013,

by Susan Titus, VA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports). Report 7251.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Most of the Caribbean; Hawaii; Florida
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather windy, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 80 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 70 to 90 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions If you are on a computer, you're given a recommended max depth. All dives end at an hour.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments There is a separate tank on each boat for cameras. Off the boat, the best place to care for and keep the camera is your room. ... 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 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments The 'great' is the care and customer service at Castle Comfort Lodge both onshore and on the boat. Our first visit was 20 years ago; the last was 13 years ago; and the experience was the same. You are welcomed and become family for the duration of your stay. Many of the same employees are still at Castle Comfort which speaks volumes about the place. The Dominicans as a whole are very warm, friendly and welcoming and make adventures around the island a pleasure.

All of the staff are friendly, caring, and take care of the guests. The food is very good; a mix of American standards and daily local style cuisine (which stands among the best we've had in the Caribbean). The rooms ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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