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Dive Review of pro divers/Marriott in
St. Kitts and Nevis

pro divers/Marriott, Sep, 2005,

by W. Westman, VI, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 2041.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Virgin Islands, Bonaire
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 86 to 87 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 25 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No restrictions imposed.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish 2 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 1 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]

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 2 stars
Comments Pro Divers, the dive operator was very friendly and accomodating. We advised them that we were experienced divers and they did their best to accomodate our level of diving. Water was extremely warm and coral showed extreme signs of bleaching. Dive master stated that this had been occuring during the last four weeks because of the extremely warm water. Dive sites near shore had fair to poor visibilty. Dive site offshore in deeper water had good visibility. Only saw two angel fish in four dives. Apparently local fishermen have wiped out the larger fish for local consumption.

Would not recommend St. Kitts for a dive vacation. However, if you are there for any other reason, do get some diving in.
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