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“Best wall diving!”

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Riding Rock Inn Resort and Marina
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in San Salvador
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed November 27, 2003

It is difficult to make a reservation here but if you are a diver-be persistent! The diving and the dive operation are excellent!! World class walls, unbelievable visibility (200 ft!) and hammerheads!! Dive operation pampers each diver by delivering gear, changing tanks/equipment, rinsing, etc. Dive masters very safe, knowledgable and fun! Go for the week; best deal w/meals and charter from FLL, island tour, etc. This is a place for divers as there is little else to do on the island but a great way to see the real island life (as opposed to Nassau/Freeport). Food is abundant but advise ahead if vegatarian. Hotel rooms are adequate, staff friendly and anything lacking will be made up by the diving!

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Reviewed July 31, 2003

I recently (July 03) stayed at the Riding Rock Inn with their dive package. I chose this dive location from a 20 year old referral from a past fellow diver. The diving, boat operation, dive masters, and boat captain was very good. The visibility was excellent 150+. The marine life was OK. The reefs had some algee but were very dynamic with canyons and swim-thrus. The wall diving was very good. Shore diving was discouraged but great dive sites were very close to the hotel?? The hotel was adequate (AC worked). Could use a little renovating for appearance but when diving, who cares. The service was good and the locals are very friendly. There is no night life except the neighbor Club Med and the hotel bar. There is no shopping other than a few t-shirts. Food at the hotel was very good. Would I go back? Probably not because I don't dive that much and I want to try some other sites.
If I dived a lot, yes I probably would.

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Reviewed December 25, 2002

An excellent resort catering to the more serious diver. Rooms range from very adequate to normal as far as furnishings and cleanliness go. Utilities on the American schedule (110 v) and water is usually hot and plentiful. Staff is very accommodating. Meals are pricey and the menu limited but can be obtained on the package plan.
About a mile from town (?) with the marina and dive operation on site.
Diving is the primary attraction with some of the best wall diving in the world.
Visit San Sal once and you'll want to return!

13  Thank DiveGoddessJudy
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Reviewed August 23, 2014
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Additional Information about Riding Rock Inn Resort and Marina

Address: Riding Rock Point, San Salvador
Location: Caribbean > Bahamas > Out Islands > San Salvador
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in San Salvador
Price Range: $80 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 44
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The small island of San Salvador in the Bahamas, just 360 miles southeast of Miami, is undisputedly one of the premier scuba diving and fishing Mecca's of the world. Perched on a pinnacle and washed by warm breezes and clear azure waters, San Salvador is also home to Riding Rock Resort and Marina.Riding Rock Resort and Marina was built, custom designed for dive travelers and anglers alike, with all of the facilities close at hand. Nearly 50 years later, the property continues to host dive groups, fishing groups and individuals from around the world who come to experience the quality and diversity of diving and fishing for which San Salvador is legendary. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Riding Rock Inn Resort And Marina Hotel San Salvador
Riding Rock Hotel And Marina
Riding Rock Inn Resort And Marina Bahamas/San Salvador

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