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Dive Review of Reef House Resort in

Reef House Resort, Jan, 2006,

by Jerri Moore, Texas, USA (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 2524.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 2 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments The Good: Located at the East end of the island, far from the crowds of West End (never saw another divegroup the whole week), usually small groups 5-8 on boats,good fills and assistance as needed. Fantastic DM was able to spot a lot of unusual critters for us. He and the boat captain went out of their way to provide a good dive experience.

Reef is in very good shape (beautiful untrampeled fans galore, abundant black coral, largest scrawled filefish and porcupine fish I've seen).

Rooms were clean and comfortable, excellent maid service, management was accomodating.

The Not So Good: Weather was cold and rainy part of the trip, wouldn't go again in January! Viz would probably be better in spring/summer too. The couple with us had been there the year before at the same time and experienced rainy conditions the entire week.

Oak Ridge residents have GOT to do something about all the trash in the water, it was a real turn-off. House reef entry was a little tricky to negotiate past the urchins etc but saw a lot of fish and octopus on night dive. Meals were just ok, not very filling altho the servers were attentive. Just before we departed we had crab and it was very good. (We were all glad we'd brought "snacks" from home.) Several of us lost weight this trip!

Do the mangrove tour with one of the local long boat owners, it was entertaining and informative. This is a good resort for the non-partying type diver, very quiet, secluded and security was good.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Bahamas, Caribbean, Cozumel, Bonaire
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas choppy
Water Temp 81-0°F / 27--18°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40-80 Ft/ 12-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions DM guided....and done well, he was able to point out a lot of unusual life, dives unhurried with good variety.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 3 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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