Where to plan the next dive adventure? Always the big question – this time Roatan!

As the owner of my own small travel agency and it’s sole travel agent, I plan travel for myself and others to many different travel destinations around the world.  For myself, that usually involves diving.  I always have at least one group dive trip in the works for the future but this is always the big question.  Where to next?  Where is the next big dive adventure to be?  It’s part of the fun!

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Many of you don’t know how I came up with the name of my company, Sun Key Travel.  It’s very simple.  When I was planning a vacation, both before I started diving and after, a sunny warm location was a must.  You see, the sun was the key to where I wanted to go – so Sun Key Travel was born.  Above is a picture from my winter home in Lake Havasu City, AZ and one from Long Caye in Belize.  Totally different, but the sun is huge in both places.  Thus, a place I want to be!

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For a dive destination, fun critters to see is also of great importance.  I love the life underwater, both big and small.  I feel blessed to have been able to visit some of the spectacular places where these pictures were taken such as Bonaire and Oahu in the above photos.  I also, occasionally, revisit a destination with a group of divers that maybe hasn’t been to that destination or, like me, would like to go back.  I am in the planning stages of one of those now.  Roatan, Honduras will be the first place I return to for a third time.  It is beautiful, the diving is great and it is still a very affordable trip.  Sometimes that combination is hard to find.

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Roatan has is own specialness!  Creatures large and small underwater and on land.  Beautiful sunsets like the above picture, white sand beaches and warm water.  What’s not to like?  Depending on where you are, you may see monkeys, iguanas or blue crabs.  You will likely hear some pretty noisy birds too.   Roatan is one of the Bay Islands, off shore from the mainland of Honduras and it’s like you’re in another world.  There are other Bay Islands, like Utila, Guanaja and Cayos Cochinos that also have a diving story to tell.  For February, 2016, however, it will be all about revisiting Roatan!

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