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Dive Review of Dive Bequia in
St. Vincent and the Grenadines/Bequia

Dive Bequia, Jul, 2013,

by Ann Pennywitt, FL, US ( 1 report). Report 7162.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude N/A Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 4 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments I was there, off season, so island was quiet. Many times I was only diver and they were extremely accommodating. the DM/Instructor really loved his job and the 2 of us had great dives. It was my first experience with my Intova and he was wonderful at pointing out targets...including sea horses, flying gunards, etc. I had my own equipment and during the second dive, my octo basically ruptured. They loaned me one, at no charge and with a smile, and then replaced mine at the end of my trip. I dove for 5 straight days, including a night dive.

Bequia is very small, and as I was there off season, the restaurant and grocery choices were very limited. As I like these type of islands, I was extremely pleased with everything. Dive Bequia arranged a package deal for me that included a wonderful apartment to rent for my stay. They also arranged taxi from airport.
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Hawaii, Curacao, US & British VIs, St Kitts, Dominican Republic, Bahamas
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility - Ft/ - M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions None, the DM/Instructor was excellent at evaluating a person's sill and comfort level in water and planned accordingly. The dive profile was always geared toward least experienced diver. Many times I was only diver and we still went out!
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments IT was my first try at this, new Intova, and the DM/Instructor was very helpful in pointing out subjects. If you let them know, in advance, that you have U/W gear, they will provide for it on boat and shore.
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