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Utila Travel Guide: 41 reviews and 25 photos

Utila has some great diving, and is especially a good place if you're learning. I got SCUBA certified there, and it was cheaper and MUCH more beautiful than if I had done it in some inland lake in the US. There are a lot of mosquitos and other biting bugs, so watch out.
Expect cheap prices and rustic accommidations.

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  • Pros:Sweet diving, cheap, no car needed, English speaking
  • Cons:Bugs, and intermittent electricity
  • Last visit to Utila: May 2001
  • Intro Updated Jan 29, 2004
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  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2009 at 10:11 AM

    I hope the diving is still quite cheap, as I'm going there later this year.

  • May 15, 2004 at 5:04 PM

    Hola Sweettooth Can you tell me when you went to Utila? It's been, shall we say, upgraded, in the last few years. Although the airstrip is nothing to rave about, it's been moved inland and is a decent strip, and I think elec is 24 hours now, as of mid2003

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