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Dive Review of Sea Ventures/Pena Mar Ocean Club in
Puerto Rico/Fajardo

Sea Ventures/Pena Mar Ocean Club: "Two days of diving before Hurricane Maria", Sep, 2017,

by Joanne Dunn, AR, US ( 2 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9930 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Bonaire, Grenada, Belize, Puket
Closest Airport San Juan Getting There Rental car from San Juan airport

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 83 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 20 to 40 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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
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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 4 stars
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Comments This was our first trip to Puerto Rico. It was right after hurricane Irma. We were in frequent communication with the dive operator we used, Sea Ventures in Fajardo and with the owner of the beautiful ocean front condo in Pena Mar that we rented. Both were very informative and helpful. Unfortunately hurricane Maria came up quickly forming in the Atlantic as we were flying! We had no idea it even existed until we had arrived in San Juan and were picking up our rental vehicle (which was a beautiful brand new bright red Jeep,). We were informed by the rental agent that a hurricane w ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By peter bernstein in FL, US at Nov 01, 2017 14:27 EST  
any info on the condo would be appreciated
By Joanne Dunn in AR, US at Nov 03, 2017 10:22 EST  
Peter, I used HomeAway to book the condo which is in the Pena Mar Ocean Club in Fajardo. Once reserved I was quickly put in touch with the owner. The address is 800 Carr 987 in Fajardo. Her condo is # 1503. The building it is in is the only building that is truly ocean front. The others may have a view but from across the parking lot (it is built on a hill). The price was great for a spacious, clean, modern and fully equipped 3 bedroom condo. About $135 per night. When we learned hurricane Maria was coming we headed back early to San Juan to try and get a flight out. The owner Sheryl was very fair in the amount she refunded us. Through HomeAway the condo is listed as property # 4145116. Best, Joanne
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