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Dive Review of Subway Watersports/Turqoise Bay Resort in
Honduras/Roatan

Subway Watersports/Turqoise Bay Resort: "Relaxing vacation, great operator, good diving", Aug, 2017,

by Craig A Wood, PA, US (Contributor Contributor 19 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9739.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Bonaire, Curacao, Turks and Caicos, Cozumel, Costa Rica, Panama, Cocos, Maui, Oahu, San Diego, Cape Ann, Key Largo, Boynton Beach, Jupiter...
Closest Airport Juan Manuel Gálvez International Airport, Roatan Getting There Nonstop flight from Miami on American Airlines

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 79 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No deco, return with reasonable gas, flexibly enforced 60 min max dive time. You could dive with buddy rather than with DM and group, however navigation not straightforward at most sites, found it better to stay loosely with the group
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 4 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments I did not take my camera on this trip. There was a relatively large, dedicated rinse tank on th ... 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 4 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 5 stars
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Comments Reservations: I was the high bidder on an auction to support Sea Save Foundation for this trip. Reservations were handled expertly by Caradonna Adventures. I had several changes in the base vacation that were handled perfectly by Cammie. Communication was flawless.

Travel: My wife and I decided to leave from our home in Florida as there is a nonstop to Roatan on American Airlines from Miami. We would have had a connection if we would have left from Philadelphia. The flight was perfect in both directions. We were picked up at the airport by a van from Turquoise Bay and dropped back off at the end of our vacation. It was an easy, quick trip in both directions of about 30-45 minutes. We had good luck at the small airport in both directions, others have described a crowd and delays, especially at immigration.

The Resort: Turquoise Bay is a relatively isolated, smaller, beautiful resort. The grounds are on a lush, green hillside overlooking the bay. We had a great room, Ocean View King #4, which had an L-shaped balcony overlooking the ocean and the grounds. It was a ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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