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Dive Review of Anthony’s Key Resort in
Honduras/Roatan

Anthony’s Key Resort: "An old standard continues to thrive", Jul, 2015,

by THOMAS SMITH, MO, US ( 2 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 8302 has 3 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Belize, Cayman, Dominica, Saba, Bonaire, Fiji, Cocos, Galapagos, Palua, PNG, Solomons, French Polynesia, etc etc
Closest Airport Roatan Getting There Direct from Dallas for us

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions General profiles were provided, but seldom enforced.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 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 5 stars
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Comments It had been 15 years since I last visited Anthony's Key Resort, but much was the same, including many of the staff.

AKR is a clean, well run resort dedicated to divers. Our package included 3 meals a day and 3 boat dives daily (plus 2 night dives during the week).

Food is decent to good, with hot breakfast to order, and at least two entree options for lunch and dinner, sometimes three. Fish was usually one choice. Meals included soup or salad, and dessert. Wait staff was attentive and friendly. My only complaint on food was that I found it overly salty, but I seldom use salt at home.

The dining area, main bar and reception are up a couple of flights of stairs from the waterfront on the main island. Most guest rooms are on the key, with a short (30 yards?) water taxi ride between. The taxis run 24 hours at no expense to guests. Between the main bar, pool bar and pavilion on the key, there was some kind of happy hour going on most afternoons.

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By Jay Jones in CA, US at Sep 16, 2015 11:08 EST  
Would concur with all comments above as we did two weeks there end of August. This was our first trip to Anthony's and clearly the best of our Roatan experiences having been to Co Co view, Laguna Beach and Fantasy Isle.The only thing that will keep us away are the "bugs". They are horrible w/deet,premethrin, picaridin, c
By Jay Jones in CA, US at Sep 16, 2015 11:09 EST  
Would concur with all comments above as we did two weeks there end of August. This was our first trip to Anthony's and clearly the best of our Roatan experiences having been to Co Co view, Laguna Beach and Fantasy Isle.The only thing that will keep us away are the "bugs".
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