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Dive Review of Beqa Lagoon Resort in
Fiji and Tuvalu/Beqa Lagoon

Beqa Lagoon Resort: "Incredible Resort", Oct, 2014,

by Kristin Leighton, WY, US ( 1 report with 1 Helpful vote). Report 7976 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, Bonaire, Belize, Turks and Caicos, Key West
Closest Airport Nadi Getting There L.a. to Nadi, 2 hour bus ride to Pacific Harbour and an hour boat ride to Beqa Island. I thought it was not too bad. We went Fiji Air and had a wonderful experience with them! I wish our airlines in the US were as pleasant and thoughtful!!!

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy, cloudy Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions The only thing that was really enforced was to stay with your group when the current was strong. Once the Divemasters determined our ability in the water, they were ok with us doing our own thing. But they were also very careful with some newer divers and stayed very close to them.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments You need to bring batteries because they don't have any, in fact, we left some with them! They provide a water bucket on the boats and a dedicated rinse tank ... 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 5 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 We went on this trip with a group from our dive shop, High Plains SCUBA in Ft. Collins, CO. We were more than a little nervous as this was the farthest we had traveled to any diving! It was a long day and a half getting there, but it was definitely worth it!! We were greeted by the resort employees on the beach with a welcome
(Bula) song and they made us feel welcome the whole time we were there! Everyone is also given a complimentary foot massage after your arrival, which was heavenly!! Just what we needed after a long day of traveling We had our own bure with a small pool in the front and a beautiful ocean view! It felt very private as there were walls of bushes between us and the other bures. The only thing we could complain about in the bure was the water pressure in the shower! Our room was kept spotless by an unseen employee who always left flowers and turned down our bed in the evening. We dined in an open air dining/common room that looked out over the ocean. We learned real quick ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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