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Dive Review of Aldora/Villa Aldora in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

April, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Cheryl Eagan, MI, USA
Report Number 1971
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Maui,Big Island,Phuket, Grand Cayman, Key Largo, West Palm Beach
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
82   to 83    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
85   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
3 stars   
5 stars    
This our second time with Aldora Divers and staying at Aldora Villas.  Our
first trip was in September 2005 during Hurricane Ivan. We got lots of
diving in prior to the storm but we do refer to it as our first and
hopefully last category 5 hurricane experience.  I must say that Memo made
sure that we were safe and well taken care of.  As it turns out on our
second stay with Aldora the same divers that we had ridden out the storm
with returned to Aldora too! Dave had made sure that we were compensated
with free accommodations and diving for the days we missed due to the storm
through hurricane insurance and we all took advantage of it.  Very class
operation our DM Bill was great and our accommodations were wonderful.  We
brought a friend with us that used Aldora Divers to get certified and was
overwhelmed with the patience and superb service she received.  We have
dove all over the world including Thailand, Hawaii, Grand Cayman, etc. and
Cozumel is the place we plan to return to often. One major reasons is not
because of wonderful diving but it is because of the unique service
provided by Aldora.
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