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Dive Review of CoCo View Resort in
Honduras/Roatan

CoCo View Resort: "Smooth Sailing", Jun, 2022,

by Eric A Frick, IL, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 30 reports with 23 Helpful votes). Report 11953 has 2 Helpful votes.

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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 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I visited Coco View as a part of a marine conservation group doing fish population surveys. It was my first visit to Honduras but Iíve been on previous dive trips to neighboring countries like Belize and Nicaragua. The pandemic era protocol then in place called for testing prior to travel to Honduras and the use of their online system to upload your information. The website was clunky but Coco View's suggestions and the guide to the online system were helpful. By the time I departed for home, the U.S. was already changing their re-entry protocol to eliminate the necessity of testing.

Upon exiting customs on arrival, the pink luggage tag provided by Coco View alerted the baggage handlers as to my destination and the bags were quickly loaded onto what I hoped was the correct cart. I kept an eye on the bags and found the Coco View representative who got me into a van for the 25 minute ride to the dock and the five minute boat ride to Coco View. I was met at the dock and given an orientation of the dive operation which is rather ingeniously designed.

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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Various Caribbean, Mexico, Florida Keys, Great Lakes, Hawaii, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Maldives, Palau, Chuuk.
Closest Airport Roatan (RTB) Getting There Seemed to be plenty of North American connection options.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 83-85°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40-80 Ft/ 12-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 60 minute time limit on boat dives. Advise guide at 1500 PSI.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 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
UW Photo Comments Lots of camera tanks available. Their on site photo pro can answer ANY question. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Kelley Price in WA, US at Jun 29, 2022 17:20 EST  
Thanks for your review!! We're considering a trip to CocoView and wondered if it had changed much during Covid.
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