Roatan March 2021

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Roatan March 2021

Post by Gdog » Tue Apr 06, 2021 11:57 am

Mrs Dog and I decided to brave Covid, and we jumped onto a plane to Roatan the last week of February into the first week of March. The flights between Houston and Roatan were almost empty, which was kind of nice. We stayed in the West End, in Half Moon Bay.
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For lodging, we chose The Beach House. Oddly enough, it sits right on the beach! And what a super nice place to stay.
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We woke to this every morning.,,
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There weren't tons of people, which made it nice as well. All the shops and restaurants were open, and the food was good. We met a group of 2 couples our age, that stay there for extended times, and had a blast while they showed us around. Roatan Brewing was fantastic
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and we enjoyed their company fully.
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We dove with Roatan Divers, and they were above excellent. They are a boutique shop, off the road and down the beach. They treated us like Royalty!
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The diving was good! The usual Caribbean critters were there...
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We had a great time, and plan on spending several weeks there when I retire next year. This is a long post, so I will end it the way we ended our evenings in Roatan....
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Re: Roatan March 2021

Post by Scubie Doo » Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:06 pm

Awesome GDog! Looks amazing and great pics.


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Re: Roatan March 2021

Post by Gdog » Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:17 pm

Thx Jesse!

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Re: Roatan March 2021

Post by zenilt » Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:33 pm

:notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: What a nice trip!

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Re: Roatan March 2021

Post by Gdog » Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:56 pm

zenilt wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:33 pm
:notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: What a nice trip!
Thank you, it was a blast!

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Re: Roatan March 2021

Post by ScubaJess » Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:19 am

Looks sooo fun and beautiful!!!! :eek: So glad you got to have such a nice vacation. You totally earned it. :partydance: :supz: :taco: :taco: :taco:

I love the pics :popcorn: ... my favorites are the turtles
Hope we can dive together soon. :eric:

Greetings from California! :joshsmith:

Have a fun ththth :)
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Re: Roatan March 2021

Post by YellowEye » Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:19 am

Sounds so fun!
Glad you and Arlene had a blast!
Nice pics and report!

Nice nwdc sticker plant, reminds us well have to do one in Monterey!
Can't wait to cross the border!
If you ever want to dive Keystone, let me know!

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Re: Roatan March 2021

Post by Gdog » Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:22 pm

YellowEye wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:19 am
Sounds so fun!
Glad you and Arlene had a blast!
Nice pics and report!

Nice nwdc sticker plant, reminds us well have to do one in Monterey!
Lol Glad you caught the sticker. Get your sticker stuck!

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Re: Roatan March 2021

Post by stphnmartin » Tue Apr 13, 2021 2:01 pm

Great trip report Gdog! Getting a scuba adventure in during a time the world is messed up is very sweet indeed! Love the PMHs of the caribbean. And the blennies!
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Re: Roatan March 2021

Post by sabrisi » Wed Apr 14, 2021 5:24 pm

Awesome photos, thank you for sharing!
we got no troubles life is the bubbles

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