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Dive Review of Anthony’s Key Resort in
Honduras/Sandy Bay

Anthony’s Key Resort, Feb, 2014,

by Jack T, ON, Canada ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 7524 has 1 Helpful vote.

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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 5 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Check in was easy and my bags were already at my cabin when I got there. Assigned a storage locker and dive boat for the week. Just write your locker number on the chalk board to sign up for dives. If there weren't enough people for the afternoon dive they would send you over to another boat. Dove 19 times (16 boat day dives, 2 night boat dives and 1 night shore dive). Dove a couple of the sites more than once ( probably to keep within the boat schedule). Most sites were close by. The longest boat ride was around ten minutes. Unless it's Monday when all the boats go to the Maya key on the other side of the island. Corals and sponges were plenty but not as many smaller fish. Saw green moray eels, octopus, groupers, spotted eagle rays. Lion fish were spotted daily.
Room was kept clean. Get a cabin on the island with air conditioning. Meals and desserts were good. Lion fish was served one dinner. Leave money in room safe as everything (bars/snack/photo/gift/nitrox) is charged to your room.
Websites Anthony’s Key Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Great lakes, Cozumel
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm
Water Temp 80-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 90-110 Ft/ 27-34 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Follow the DM and group. Usually the longest dive was 1 hour max so that boat could keep the schedule for the second dive. Depth limit given by DM.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments Large water bin on each boat for photographers. There was a AKR videographer onboard twice during the week to shoot videos of the group. Afterwards you just go to the photo shop to view and buy a copy if you like it. Batteries and memory cards available there too.
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