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2 Talk to an expert 0845 130 6980Our Top 5: Dive ResortsHamanasi Belize, Central AmericaA small plantation-style hotel on a 12-mile stretch of beach, Hamanasi has a PADI 5-star Gold Palm centre with ready access to superb sites including Gladden Spit famous for its whale sharks. Choose a treehouse for a real rainforest experience. -Hamanasi ResortFrom: £2299 per person Duration: 10 dayswww.diveworldwide.comSearch HamanasiBuddy Dive Resort Bonaire, CaribbeanIdeal for families, this relaxed, resort has snorkelling and diving courses for children and accommodation is in spacious one, two and three bedroom apartments. A "Diver's Paradise" with over 60 dive sites mostly accessed from the shore.-Buddy Dive ResortFrom: £1529 per person Duration: 9 dayswww.diveworldwide.com Search BuddyParadise Taveuni Fiji, South PacificAnywhere called 'paradise' has a lot to live up to, but this luxury property is indeed heavenly. Ten thatched cabins face the ocean or tropical gardens, and crystal waters drop off steeply from an extinct volcano's lava edge.-Paradise TaveuniFrom: £3795 per person Duration: 14 dayswww.diveworldwide.comSearch ParadiseTaveuniWakatobi IndonesiaWith an abundantly healthy house reef just 20 metres from the dive centre, Wakatobi makes diving easy. This eco-resort is true to its strong conservation principles without compromising on real luxury; there are three staff members per guest.-WakatobiFrom: £2820 per person Duration: 11 dayswww.diveworldwide.comSearch WakatobiExtra Divers Lodge Oman, Middle EastA short distance along the coast from the capital Muscat, the Extra Divers Lodge is superbly equipped for dive holidays, with four custom-built boats and a huge choice of day and night dives. Accommodation is in charming traditional Barasti beach huts.-Extra Divers LodgeFrom: £1130 per person Duration: 8 dayswww.diveworldwide.comSearch Extra DiversWelcome to our new and exciting newsletter, 'The Chameleon', the first in our series of dedicated dive issues.The world economy has been through tough times in recent years and we've worked hard to keep the ethos of Dive Worldwide the same at more affordable prices than ever. With this in mind our first article helps to show you what exciting destinations are on offer in various price bands. Then of course there is always our specials page on the website which is continually being updated. We give you our view of the ten best dive holidays on pages four and five, but of course we have plenty more ideas where these came from. If wrecks are your passion then we offer some suggestions for all levels of ability.The Cayman Islands are considered to be one of the world's top diving destinations and are ideal for all range of abilities. Learn more on page six as well as Sarah Wight's take on Zanzibar. If you are an underwater photographer and want to improve then look no further than page nine, where Maria Munn gives you some of her top tips. If that's not enough, then book yourself on one of her courses and receive a 10% discount.Simon Rogerson, editor of Dive magazine, tells us about his diving heaven and hell and Graham Buckingham writes a few words on a very special charity, Bite-Back. We couldn't have our first 'Chameleon Newsletter' without a competition, so get that camera out for a chance to win your very own Powergorilla. Read about our latest addition to our holiday portfolio, Oceans Worldwide. Finally, we thought you might like to get to know who is on the end of the phone when you call.Hopefully there are plenty of ideas here to fire your imagination and whet your dive palette! Teresa Bennett. Founder, Dive WorldwideA chat with our experts around the office came up with a selection of our favourite dive resorts from around the world. Not only can you experience great diving, but all of them offer something special.