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Diving Reviews of Dive Paradise in Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

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(42 Reports)
For Experienced Divers:  3 stars For Inexperienced Divers:  4 stars
Underwater Photography:  3 stars Accommodations:  3 stars
 
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Dive Paradise/ Hotel Barracuda N   [N/A]   "Hotel Barracuda - Dive Paradise"
Hotel Barracuda - Dive ParadiseThis was our sixth trip to Cozumel so we knew the routine. After we passed through immigration and customs we headed straight to t... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Henry O Ziller
250+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel N   [N/A]   "One of the best places in the Caribbean"
One of the best places in the CaribbeanThe folks are Dive Paradise are friendly, helpful, and competent. There is good diving off the pier at Hotel Cozumel and I have us... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2015   Lee Knapp
500+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel N   Mexico   "Comfortable Dive Resort; Mixed Up Dive Operator"
Comfortable Dive Resort; Mixed Up Dive OperatorThis was my 6th time diving with Dive Paradise and my worst experience with them. The operation seemed to be overwhelmed by the la... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
2/2015   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel N   Cozumel   "Second enjoyable trip to Cozumel."
Second enjoyable trip to Cozumel.This was my second dive trip to Cozumel. Went with a group of 26 divers. The group was divided between two boats Aries and the Ren... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
2/2015   Jacques Tanguay
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel N   [N/A]   We headed to Cozumel for a long weekend getaway, staying at Hotel Cozumel and diving with Dive Paradise. We had dove Cozumel from ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2014   Leigh Vinzant
500+ Dives
 
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Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel N   [N/A]   water was cold at 77-78 deg. F; but ok for Canadiansl air temp. waas 80 to 87 F. the bad: good thing I did not take inclusive (... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2014   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel[same] N   [N/A]   Just returned from Cozumel and a stay at Hotel Cozumel .[The dive shop that put this trip together normally stays at the Fiesta Am... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
11/2013   Fred Straus
500+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Cozumel Hotel & Resort N   [N/A]   I have used Dive Paradise on 5 trips to Cozumel and like there operation, only negative I could mention is the 4-5 hours for a two... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2013   Ronald Wood
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Cozumel Hotel and Resort N   Cozumel   No complaints about Dive Paradise or their dive guides. Suggest you get on their fast 6-pack boats. You get back about 12-12:30 in... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2013   Ronald Bailey
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel N   Cozumel   Needing a cheap and easy dive trip on short notice I spent an afternoon on the internet and headed to Cozumel. For old times s... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2013   Pat Wikstrom
500+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel Full report N   Cozumel   it was adequate, the rooms were clean, air conditioned, and the food was enough to fill the gut. nothing exceptional, and kinda b... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
8/2011   stephen murvine
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel Full report N   Cozumel   Hotel Cozumel has improved their food but do not expect the food prep of Little Cayman of the States. Dive Paradise has always bee... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2010   Ed Ulrich
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Barracuda Hotel Full report N   Cozumel   This is Cozumel, and it was the week of New Year's. We opted for a lower end hotel, and it was perfectly adequate. The boats lef... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2009   Dennis Jacobson
250+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Villa Blanca Hotel Full report N   [N/A]   This was my third trip to Cozumel-1st trip in 1997-2nd 2004. I was hesitant after the hurricane, and after reading many reports of... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2008   Jon Bunnell
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise Full report N   [N/A]   My third visit to Cozumel was terrific, just like all the others ('86, '01,'06). Yes the place has changed and then the Hurricane ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
12/2006   joe DelGuidice
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Barracuda Hotel Full report N   [N/A]   Previously dived with Aldora Divers in 2005. Dived with Paradise Divers because my dive buddy was certified with them a year ago, ... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
4/2007   David Sifre
<100 Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel Full report N   Cozumel   We had stayed at Hotel Cozumel for one week as recently as last December when we were there according to a breakfast-only plan in ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2007   Paul Schmieder
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel Full report N   [N/A]   Using Al Bay of Bay Adventures, who has never failed to give excellent, attentive service, we chose Hotel Cozumel because it offer... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
12/2006   Paul Schmieder
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Barracuda Full report N   Cozumel   I visit Cozumel about 3-6 times yearly. The beds at the Barracuda are new, and as hard as the old ones. The hotel has updated wi... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2006   Julie Tayloe
250+ Dives
 
DIVE PARADISE Full report N   [N/A]   EVERYTHING DIVE PARADISE DID FOR US WAS ABOVE AND BEYOND. BOAT CONDITION EXCELLENT, DIVEMASTER JAIME IS THE BEST WE'VE HAD IN 20 ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2006   GILDA & WARREN SPRUNG
250+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Barracuda Full report N   Cozumel   My wife and I were in Cozumel for a 10 day trip from 8/16/06 to 8/26/06. Overall it was an excellent trip. We were concerned th... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2006   Watt Hinson
250+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise Full report N   [N/A]   Dive Paradise, Carnival Cruise:Estasy July 6-9,2006 Jack and Paula Harris, Richardson, TX. Experience:500-700 dives, Vis: 80-100+ ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2006   Jack Harris
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Casa Mexicana Full report N   [N/A]   Hurricane Wilma recovery has gone quickly. Most hotels are operational again. The dive operations are working normally. The downto... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
2/2006   Tom Rain
250+ Dives
 
dive paradise Full report N   [N/A]   Traveling on Norwegian Dream, had signed up for Cozumel 2 tank dive through ship vendor had included in form had prior asthma ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2006   j.a.mccormack
250+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozument and Resort Full report N   [N/A]   This was our second trip to Cozumel Hotel and Resort and Dive Paradise. The last trip was in December 2004. The resort has recov... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
2/2006   Marjorie Griffing
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel Full report N   [N/A]   This was a great trip, a great location, a great dive operator, great divemasters, and great water. All in all, I don't think I c... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2005   Walter Bennett
<100 Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Rental House (Casa Marcos) Full report N   [N/A]   Another great diving trip to Cozumel. Rented a house for the first time and it was outstanding. Casa Marcos is located on Calle ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2005   Lee Schnell
250+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Fiesta Americana Full report N   [N/A]   This was our 4th trip to Cozumel so this time we picked our own dive operator Dive Paradise, after reviewing comments on undercurr... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2005   Pat & Pam Murphy
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel Full report N   [N/A]   My wife and I, along with another nondiving couple, traveled to Cozumel for a spring break trip (Feb. 26 to March 5, 2005). W... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2005   Larry D. Sensenig
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel Full report N   Quintana Roo, Mexico   I expected crowds of people over the Christmas holiday and was not disappointed. I was disappointed with the hotel Cozumels ... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
12/2004   James Fritch
250+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel Full report N   Cozumel   The resort was set up well for this type of trip. The rooms were large, balconeys had pegs and racks to hang gear, beds were comf... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2004   Marjorie
<100 Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Was Hotel Cozumel Full report N   [N/A]   I met a dive buddy in Jamaica by the name of Bob who worked for a dive shop back home in Cedar Falls called Scuba Too,His dive sho... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2004   Trevor
<100 Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Occidental Grand Full report N   [N/A]   Cozumel is much more professional and much safer than it was 27 years ago when I first visited. It is still a very good bargain a... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2003   Randall S. Preissig
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel Resort (Las Brisas) Full report N   Cozumel   THE GOOD Convenient flight from Houston; Van waiting at airport; check-in at Hotel Cozumel Resort (formerly known as everything i... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2004   Allan Scott
<100 Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Coral Sands Full report N   [N/A]   Apple's operation is first class. My wife and I (advanced) and son (PADI open water) really enjoyed the dives and the crew. We l... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2002   John Keith
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Brisas Cozumel Full report N   [N/A]   Brisas is the former Costa Club which was the former Fiesta Inn. Accomodations are clean and the hotel is well run overall. Brea... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
8/2003   Al Krenz
250+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Brisas Full report N   Cozumel   Hotel Brisas is a good 3 star hotel. Beds were firm but to my liking. The airconditioning kept the room cool, but not totally de... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2003   Charles Tache
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Plaza Las Glorias Full report N   [N/A]   Dive guides were friendly and knowledgable. The fastboat option was worth the extra money. These boats were good condition and got... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
6/2003   Charles Seder
<100 Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Villa Miranda Full report N   [N/A]   We stayed at Villa Miranda (www.rentcozumel.com), about 2 blocks east of Plaza Las Glorias. I highly recommend it. It has 4 bedr... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
12/2002   David Rand
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Costa Club/Las Brisas Full report N   [N/A]   The diving: Overall, very good! This, our sixth trip to Cozumel in the past 14 years, has seen improvements in the protection of... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2002   Debbie Pasich
500+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Costa Club Full report N   [N/A]   Cozumel continues to be a great dive value. Dive paradise boats left the dock around 8:30 AM and, for the most part, were not too... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2002   Al Krenz
250+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ [same]Plaza Las Glorias Full report N   [N/A]   [None]This was my second trip with this operation. Crew and divemasters were knowledgable and very helpful. Most trips had two div... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2002   Mark Wilkerson
250+ Dives
 
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