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Dive Review of Caicos Adventures/Beach House Rental in
Turks and Caicos

Caicos Adventures/Beach House Rental, Jul, 2002,

by Roger & Donna Soape, TX, USA . Report 187.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Great dive operation even though boat rides to West Caicos and French Cay are 30 to 45 minutes from Provo. Large dive boat makes the ride comfortable - marine head, rinse showers, fresh water and lemonade, oxygen. Sometimes more divers on board than we prefer (15+) but Caicos Adventures handled them all so well that we did not notice the crowd once we were in the water.

Great corals and some walls rival Little Cayman. Sharks and eagle rays on a number of dives. Lots of fish life, large and small. Good vis although reduced from great by winds some days.

Only two dives a day except on one day each week when Caicos Adventures dives three dives. Lunches served on board each day were adequate.

We rented a house right on Provo's beautiful beach. Good restaurants on Provo. Ask around and check the Internet. We liked casual Shark Bite and BBQ night at the Tiki Hut. Fancy french/caribbean cuisine available at other restaurants. Everything's expensive but we'll go back as soon as we save up enough nickels!

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Chinchorro Banks (Mexico), all three Belize atolls, Little Cayman, Grand Cayman, Saba, Dominica, Cozumel, St. Vincent
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas choppy
Water Temp 81-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 70-100 Ft/ 21-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Depth restriction of 130'. Once the divemasters were comfortable with our skills in the water, they let us go our own way. Still, they kept a sharp eye out for everyone.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Good wide angle location. Nice walls, corals and large fish.
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