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

Anthony’s Key Resort: "Anthony's Key Resort, Roatan, Honduras", Aug, 2015,

by Alex Panas, NJ, US ( 2 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 8369 has 3 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving New Jersey/New York, Florida Keys, Great Lakes, Scapa Flow, Scotland, Aruba, Virgin Islands, North and South Carolina, Southeast Florida
Closest Airport Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport Getting There No issues, one connection in Miami.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas no currents
Water Temp 84 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 80 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions We dove ea site as a group w/the DM providing the plan & diving w/the group. He tapped his tank to point out things of interest. Some dives were drift (the current was very light), & some were guided. While they offered a max depth, we often exceeded. We went our own way once and trailed a buoy.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I previously read an UC article about AKR by what seemed to be a professional photographer who gave them an average to below average review, primarily because the AKR boats to not cater to ph ... 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 3 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We took an early flight from Newark, NJ and after a reasonable layover in Miami, arrived at 11 am local time. This was nice, as we had most of the day to explore the resort. The AKR resort folks did a nice job of meeting us at the airport, handling our bags from immigration to our room, and shuttling us to the resort. After a short orientation and free drink, we took the short boat shuttle 50 yards across the channel to the Key and walked to the end of the Key to where our room was. They have lower cost cabins on the main island, but they are a bit of a hike up the stairs, and the trees block the breeze making it much warmer than the cabins on the Key. The views on the Key are much better also.

All the staff were very friendly and helpful. Everything is well marked, so it was easy to get around. The room (#27) was remote, clean and nice. There was no TV or phone, to our delight!! Wifi is available, but the signal was too weak at the room to be much use. It was much better on the main islan ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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