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Dive Review of go dive bayahibe/Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace in
Dominican Republic/Bayahibe

go dive bayahibe/Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace: "tub water", Dec, 2019,

by Michael Joest, Kehl, DE (Top Contributor Top Contributor 39 reports with 24 Helpful votes). Report 11397.

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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 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Dom. Rep. Bayahibe South
For more than 30 years the Dominican Republic was sleeping in one of my drawers in the file Caribbean for the poorer tourist. However since I started to look for places to hibernate from a cold winter in Germany, my travel agent suggested this destination. Well, one of these days I have to slow down, so I thought why not try this place with some lazy easy diving in warm water.
My departure collided with the worst time of strikes in France concerning public transport (the Government wants to increase the age for retirement). I was booked on the fast TGV train, nothing worked there, took my first flixbus (6 h ) to Paris one day prior to departure with overnight there to get plenty of space to reach CDG airport. I prebooked a cab, which they could not confirm, due to disaster in all streets in and around town could not sleep, worried I might not catch the plane. At 2 a m I found a bus from Gare de Lyon Le Bus to CDG airport. Well it was delayed for 35 min due to truck drivers slowing down traffic to support the strikes. Got there in time for my Air France flight directly to Punta Cana on a triple 7 plane. Meals were served with wooden cutlery, wouh, a first tiny effort to reduce waste, well all else was plastic and it seems this was a once only thing. I chose Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace one of th ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving worldwide more than 100 destinations, mostly South Pacific and Asia, Africa and Caribbean
Closest Airport Punta Cana Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 27-29°C / 81-84°F Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 5-30 M / 16-98 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions do deco
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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