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Dive Review of Bohio Dive Resort in
Turks and Caicos/Grand Turl

Bohio Dive Resort: "A Great Place To Visit", Mar, 2018,

by Robert Lee, WI, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 10161.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments Accommodations are nice with two doubles or queens available. Housekeeping straightened and cleaned up daily.

Breakfast buffet daily that changed from day to day. Coffee was available
at 7am daily. Lunch on the meal plan was a choice between two different items daily. Dinner options were varied - had red snapper two nights with baked potato and steamed vegs. Pasta dishes available as well as steak and shrimp dishes. Most nights, because the breakfast and lunch were so much, most in our group opted for Greek salad with chicken or shrimp. Bohio has a well appointed bar.

The facility is quite nice - still under repair from hurricane damage - as is much of the island. TV cable was not repaired anywhere on the island, so they installed DISH TV for the lobby area - none in rooms yet. WIFI in lobby area, but not yet in rooms. Dive shop not really functional as a shop - was being repaired while we were there. Pool was not operational, but, we were told, should be soon. The pool deck was being refinished toward the end of our week. New posts were ready to be sunk for the poolside hammocks.

Staff and management were great! Can't say enough about the general
managers - Tom and wife Ginny. They seemed genuinely concerned about our comfort, food quality and that we were not able to dive due to the severe water turbulence which resulted from the massive storms moving up the US Atlantic seaboard.

Was able to dive last two days - viz was 40-50 ft; milky looking water from all of the water turbulence. Sand on hard corals from last fall hurricanes killed many of them, but did see brain and staghorn coming back; soft corals looking good. Normal reef fish; turtles; some reported seeing sharks and eagle rays. We received credit for missed diving.

Worst part of the entire trip was clearing Passport Control in Provo about an hour and a half in line. Clearing Customs was a breeze. Allow plenty of time for your connecting flight to Grand Turk.
Websites Bohio Dive Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving FL Keys, Belize, Bonaire, Cayman Brac, Grand Turk, Hawaii, Palau, Roatan, Tobago, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan.
Closest Airport Getting There Via Provo

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy
Water Temp 76-79°F / 24-26°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40-50 Ft/ 12-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Suggested depth limits, no time restraints. On boat with 500 psi.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 3 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 Storm related water turbulence did not make for good photography as there was noticeable particulate matter in the water. There was a separate camera rinse tank at the shop.
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