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Dive Review of Luna Beach Resort in

Luna Beach Resort, Aug, 2004,

by Richard, NY, USA . Report 1284.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 1 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 1 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Luna Beach Resort offers magnificent accommodations at reasonable prices. A friend and I rented a two-story, three-bedroom, two-bath, two-balcony house on the hillside overlooking the water. Beautiful mahogany floors, air conditioning and a full kitchen. No TV, no telephone, no music system. So bring plenty of books or enjoy the quietude.

The dive operation was top notch, with excellent rental equipment, Nitrox (blended perfectly) attentive and professional staff, great attitudes, a large comfortable boat and helpful crews. This was perhaps the best diving experience I've ever had because of the combination of great service, nice people, small groups, great water conditions, and a commitment to make every dive a memorable one.

The shortcomings of the experience were with the resort restaurant. Service was worse than bad, with orders getting mixed up, long waits for even the simplest dishes or beverages, the need to re-request things three or five times. And, the food is horrible. I'd recommend skipping the meal plan option and instead buying groceries to be cooked at home or going out to eat at any one of the many nearby restaurants. Although the restaurant staff were inefficient, they were, however, quite personable.

There is a beautiful beach, but it really can't be used because of the insect problem on the shore and because of weeds in the water. Therefore, do not bring a non-diver, unless he or she is perfectly content to be idle most of the time. For insects, coat yourself with DEET at all times--not just at the beach. Bring antimalarials too.

Overall, Luna Beach is a wonderful destination. Just avoid the restaurant and prepare to do nothing but dive, dive, dive.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Curacao, Turks and Caicos, Belize, Dominican Republic
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, noCurrents
Water Temp 82-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 80-80 Ft/ 24-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Everything by the book. Emphasis on safety and responsible diving without a sense of being with a babysitter.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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