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Dive Review of CocoView Resort in

CocoView Resort, Mar, 2003,

by Susan Freedman, DC, USA . Report 449.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving 5 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments Even with the low ratings under the standard review for CocoView, I must say that I love coming to this place. There was a dive group that enjoyed being stupid, killing coral, and overall ruining the experience for everyone else that tainted my view of the trip this year. Although, immediate resolution of a rampant coral killer who was told numerous times to stop by other boat divers including me was not met, I enjoy seeing the owners and managers of Cocoview and the friends I make there. I loved this place in 2002 and one customer made me not love it this year for his selfish cruelty with regard to the sea and reefs. After not getting a response from the divemasters on this, I brought this up with the mangagement and feel that they followed up appropriately. The reefs are in pretty good/great shape. Not much in swim-throughs like Cayman, but the health of the corals is so much better than Cayman. Water was pretty choppy but boats are made to accomodate that--unless you're an idiot. Great for people who've done some diving--if it's choppy, maybe not so great for the newvie--but then they've got the best shore diving to accomodate those folks. The bar and social atmosphere is absolutely great--especially time with the regulars. Again, non-divers may not be thrilled, but this is a place for real divers. Bring bug spray. Food was good and bad. Got pretty sick this year toward end of week--no one else had a problem. Felt great last year at same place.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Roatan earlier, Utila, Cayman, Cozumel, South Caicos, Keys, Florida, Georgia, Alabama, etc.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 79-82°F / 26-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-80 Ft/ 15-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Not much. Never heard a divemaster comment to a diver, even after other diver complaints.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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