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Dive Review of Amy Slate's Amoray Dive Resort in
The Continental USA/Key Largo

Amy Slate's Amoray Dive Resort: "5 night / 4 day Key Largo Getaway", May, 2016,

by Suzanne Berger, CA, US ( 2 reports). Report 8937.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food N/A
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments Great trip, excellent boat & pleasant resort. The resort is for divers: functional, spacious & clean, (not fancy), and coffee at 7:30 am. We lucked into a suite with a veranda that fronted the bay, and a doorway located 5 convenient paces from the diveboat. Felt like heaven!
The main 45' diveboat was well organized for diving, and even when crowded had no cattle-boat feel. The snorkelers aboard did their own thing away from the divers and actually proved useful when it was time to navigate back to the boat. ;-) Captain & 1 crew were helpful, knowledgeable and efficient. Bring your own dive guide if you want one. A smaller 25' boat is also available for private charter or when only 2-4 divers are diving.
Critter sighting included a congregation of tarpon (3), barracuda, lobster, spotted eagle rays, stingrays, nurse sharks, schools and schools of reef fish (including fry and fingerlings), profuse & varied sponges and corals, and not one lionfish (yay!)
Websites Amy Slate's Amoray Dive Resort   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving So. California, Monterey, Cozumel, Turks & Caicos, Cayman, Honduras, Belize, Hawaii, Tonga, Palau, Morea, Sulawesi, Sea of Cortez, Galapagos
Closest Airport Miami Getting There Easy-peasy direct flight to Miami and because we used Turo. (The resort staff actually recommended flying into Fort Lauderdale because car rental there would be easier than at MIA.) 1.5h driving time from Miami.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 82-85°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 40-75 Ft/ 12-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 1 hour dive times; shallow diving limited by the depth of the reef (20-40 feet); a few deeper wreck dives offered. Buddy-diving.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

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

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 Large dedicated camera tank
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