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Dive Review of Reef House Resort/Reef House Resort in
Honduras/Roatan

Reef House Resort/Reef House Resort : "Reef House, Roatan", Aug, 2015,

by Thomas Buechner, CA, US ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8806 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience N/A dives
Where else diving Australia, Baja California, California, Cayman, Belize, Bonaire, Roatan, Cozumel, Turks & Cacios,
Closest Airport Roatan (RTB) Getting There Direct flights from Houston (IAH) multiple time a day.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50 to 70 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Advise DM @1000psi remaining. 15' SS @ 500 psi
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 2 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 They are no real dedicated camera station or setup but there are separate rinse tanks on the boats and the dock.
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments This is the third time that we have stayed at the Reef House resort over the last several years. This is a low cost, no frills resort on the east end (south side) of Roatan. The main reason we stay here is that the dive sites are more pristine and the water is usually clearer. There is very little development on this end of the island so it is better in general. The other reason is that it is very low cost, normally sub $1000 for 7 days (diving, room and 3 meals a day).

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Subscriber's Comments

By Harry ONeil in VA, US at Aug 20, 2016 13:41 EST  
I was at Reef House in Jan. 2016 and agree with much of this review. Food was very good and kitchen was accommodating. Diving was good to very good. Never had another boat on our site or even close. The DM. Davitt, spent more time looking (and killing) lionfish, but when asked to spot seahorses, was most accommodating. The locals do come, but I enjoyed talking with them. During my week, they were there for only one night (Friday) and only for a few hours. Apparently there is a circuit that they do and each place gets visited every couple weeks or so. As I always lock most everything up regardless of where I'm at, I did not have any concern for theft. I used a table in the mail room as a camera table and left everything out, except cameras all the time. No incident. There was a safe in my room for passports, etc. Plan to go back in 2017.
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