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Dive Review of Laguna Beach Resort in

Laguna Beach Resort, Apr, 2006,

by Jeffrey R. Johnson, IL, USA (Contributor Contributor 12 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 2427.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments We went for whale sharks but saw none. There were a number of disappointed people, some who had been there previous year and hadn't seen any that year either. However, we did meet a couple of ladies who had seen them four years in a row, hoping to make it five.

Otherwise diving was good, not great. Didn't see much in the way of big stuff - no sharks, only a couple of turtles and eagle rays. Did see lots of green moray eels, some out and about. Highlight were Sea Horses - White, Orange, and Black. Our Divemaster Annette was excellent at finding the small stuff - flatworms, nudibranchs, shrimp, etc. Dive staff and boat captain were great.

Resort was very nice, great scenic location, staff and service were excellent. Accomodations were comfortable - air conditioning + ceiling fan, comfortable bed, hammocks and chairs on deck where we had beautiful sunsets. Food was buffet style, not gourmet but satisfactory. Big downside was the abundance of bugs - nothing seemed to work for us and others, similar to other trips we've taken to Central America.

Wouldn't recommend going during Easter Week as we did - influx of natives returning for big family week but stress on island's utilities. All in all, an enjoyable week - maybe some day we'll roll the dice again and head back for whale sharks.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Florida, Fiji, Palau, Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Saba, Roatan, Belize
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 80-81°F / 27-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Depth restrictions were given but not strongly enforced, no gloves allowed, time restrictions enforced
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

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

Subject Matter 2 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 2 stars Shore Facilities 2 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]
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