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Dive Review of Aldora in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Aldora, May, 2004,

by nick southall, AL., usa . Report 1049.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Belize, Bahamas, Fl.keys, Turks & Cacos, Cozumal, Papua New Guinea, Flower Garden Banks, Little Cayman, Saba.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy, currents
Water Temp 79 to 81 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 80 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Stay in sight of dive master, [drift diving],About same depth as dive master. Didn't watch us like a hawk. Could kind of do your own thing as long as the 2 previous conditions observed.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments [Presidente always great place to stay. Nice diving in front of hotel. Food wasn't as good as our last stay but we ate in town most of time. Aldora was very good, 120 steel tanks ,1 hr. bottom time most of time,went where we wanted to go after check out dive, went to extra effort to take us to barracuda reef. They were responsive to our request.Had such a good time we're going back in sept.
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