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Dive Review of Aldora Divers/Sabor resort (formerly Reef Club) in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel

July, 2011, an Instant Reader Report by Pec Indman, CA, US
Sr. Reviewer   (7 reports)
Report Number 6257
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Philippines, Fiji, Roatan, Florida
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, rainy  
Water Temp
  to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
  to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Signal at 1200 psi, surface at 750-500 psi  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
Large Pelagics
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
5 stars  
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
5 stars  
Shore Facilities  
From my hotel, the boat ride to the reefs was only 5-10 minutes.  No rinse
tank was needed.  Some of my pictures are on Aldora's facebook page.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
5 stars   
5 stars    
I dove 5 days (10 tanks) with Aldora Divers.  I choose Aldora, having been
with them many times before.  Both my daughters were certified with Aldora
(one was 10, one aged 12).  It was a fantastic trip.  I dove almost all of
the dives with Almendra, a wonderful addition to the Aldora staff.  I was
very open that I wanted long shallow dives to see the reef and practice
taking pictures.  That's exactly what I got.  Most of the dives were with
only 4, occasionally 5 divers on the boat.  It was the most relaxed diving,
with lots of freedom to explore and stop and take pictures.  Our input and
desires were taken into consideration on every dive in regards to current
and fishlife.  Almendra was happy to share her photo skills with me.  She
was very protective of the fish and sea life, and we hit it off
immediately, sharing our love and excitement of what we saw.  

The steel tanks are a delightful change from the Philippines, allowing for
much less weight (I dove with 2-4 lbs), and longer dive times (90 min most

I can't wait to go back.
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