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Dive Review of Fantasy Island in
Honduras/Roatan

Fantasy Island: "Run Down Resort w/Employee Attitude Problems, but OK Dive Operation", Apr, 2016,

by Dennis A McCrea, WA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 8896.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Caymans, Bahamas, Dominica, Belize, Bonaire, Cozumel, Hawaii, Philippines, California, Florida, Washington
Closest Airport Getting There Direct from Miami or Houston

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Camera bucket on the boat, and the Captain and guides help get gear in and out of the water if needed. ... 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 2 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 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We originally researched several resorts on Roatan, but decided on Fantasy Island after we talked to a "specialist" at Maduro Dive Vacations. He explained the resort was offering a "great deal" because it had just been renovated and they had been closed for awhile.

This is the first time I've ever been really disappointed! I would call this resort "TIME TO CLOSE AND START OVER"

We were 2 couples traveling, and had reserved 2 oceanfront rooms with King Beds. After checking in at the front desk, we went to our rooms and the other couple opened the door and ... there was already someone else's stuff in the room. Back to the front desk, they assured us the room was empty, so we had to insist they follow us to the room and look for themselves. After they did confir ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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