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#92714 - 10/12/04 07:52 AM Dive / Pedros / Marthas ?  
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Im going to SanPedro a few days before my friends arrive.
Im looking for a cheap and nice place to stay for theese days i December.
I like some diving and hope I can get out on some trips. Do you think I have to book the diving from home? Any recommentations?
And where shall I sleep? Looked at Martas and Pedros Inn. Are they OK for a backpacker? The closer to town or diving, the better..

#92715 - 10/12/04 01:56 PM Re: Dive / Pedros / Marthas ?  
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Hello,

Martha's is much closer to town.. In fact, it's smack middle of it. Pedro's is a 15-20 minutes walk. They are both perfect for backpackers. I am much more partial to Martha's.
I recommend Alonzo Flota for local dives, and Amigos del Mar for Blue Hole dives, although everyone probably has a favorite. www.underdasea.com

Have a good trip.

#92716 - 10/12/04 02:11 PM Re: Dive / Pedros / Marthas ?  
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You can book your diving once you arrive. While Alonzo may well be recommended for local dives, his website indicates that he works mostly out of the north area and your intention is to be in town.

If staying at Marthas, just head over to Amigos del Mar (or Reef Adventures, for a smaller shop)to make your arrangements upon arrival.


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#92717 - 10/12/04 02:21 PM Re: Dive / Pedros / Marthas ?  
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As for budget acco, you don't say what you consider budget, but have you looked at http://www.coralbeachhotel.com/ ? There's another place in town, called Tomas' (Thomases) just off the beach and well located, unless it has shut down for some reason. Anyone have more info on this hotel?


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#92718 - 10/13/04 12:12 AM Re: Dive / Pedros / Marthas ?  
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Tomas Hotel is right behind Cholo's bar, I'm not sure of the current status, but it is more expensive than Martha's.
Also, even though Alonzo is based at El Pescador, he will pick up divers at any docks close to them. cool

If under a tight budget, Martha's is the cheapest hotel on the Island, and not the worst..

Have a good trip.

#92719 - 10/13/04 01:16 AM Re: Dive / Pedros / Marthas ?  
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As for Alonzo picking up, that was kinda my point Smok. He'll pick up at any dock close to El Pescador. How close is Martha's to El Pescador? wink


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#92720 - 10/13/04 01:30 AM Re: Dive / Pedros / Marthas ?  
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Swede, have a look at Ruby's Hotel too. Located on the beach and close to most dive shops. They offer rooms with private bath or shared bath.
A great location.
Enjoy your few days in San Pedro!

#92721 - 10/13/04 01:37 AM Re: Dive / Pedros / Marthas ?  
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It would be interesting to know which hotel Smok thinks is the worst . . . wouldn't it?

hee hee


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#92722 - 10/13/04 01:42 AM Re: Dive / Pedros / Marthas ?  
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Yes, it would! Maybe Ruby's or not. It has been great for many, many folks for many years. Why would you find this humorous?

#92723 - 10/13/04 01:59 AM Re: Dive / Pedros / Marthas ?  
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Sorry, Wendy. I didn't mean to imply that at all, at all. The timing of my post was bad, that's all. I just found how Smok had worded his post humorous to me.


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