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Dive Review of Lucky Fish Scuba/Playa Largo Marriott in
The Continental USA/Key Largo

Lucky Fish Scuba/Playa Largo Marriott: "It was just us", Oct, 2022,

by Roger M Millar, WA, US ( 2 reports). Report 12157.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Earlier in the year we were on a liveaboard, which was great other than diving with a herd of people of varying skills. The really nice thing about Lucky Fish was that we had the boat to ourselves. They limit the dive to a maximum of six divers. We chose to dive as a couple, and had the whole operation to ourselves. Could have saved some money if we had brought another couple or two with us, but the solitude was unique.

The Lucky Fish team are very friendly and know what they are doing. Captain Glenn and Jill, the owners, treated us exceptionally well. Our divemaster Brittany knew her way around the various sites. Eight dives in three days - three wrecks and the rest shallow reefs. 25-foot boat with full bathroom, lots of room for our gear, snacks, water and other beverages.

The hard corals were in bad shape. Soft corals and small fish abound. Turtles everywhere!

Glenn and Brittany figured out our parameters day one, and adjusted the balance of the trip accordingly. Deepest dive was 90 feet, most were 30-50 feet. We were lucky to have "Chamber of Commerce" weather and sea conditions.

The Playa Largo is a really nice place. We were there 4 nights and they had two wedding parties, which cramped our style a little as regards places to have a beverage and/or dinner at the resort. Fortunately, Key Largo has lots of options and Uber/Lyft drivers that allowed us to unwind a little.
Websites Lucky Fish Scuba   Playa Largo Marriott

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Thailand, Hawaii, Cozumel, Belize, Puget Sound
Closest Airport Miami Getting There Rent a car.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 76-78°F / 24-26°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-80 Ft/ 15-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 1 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Brought my gear on board in a square grouper cooler. Adequate space of battery changes, etc. Crew treated my outfit with care.
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