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Dive Review of Bottom Time Divers/Villas Las Anclas in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

December, 2004, an Instant Reader Report by William, MD, USA
Report Number 1515
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy  
calm, currents  
Water Temp
77   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
75   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
2 stars   
4 stars    
Bottom Time Dives is a new operation on Cozumel, however Raul Platas is not
new to Cozumel.  Raul's operation is top notch, fleece lined nylon wind
breakers for those chilly rides durning the winter months, water, fruit
and/or cookies & cake durning surface intervals.  You dive your
computer, we averaged over one hour of bottom time per dive.  Raul still
finds seahorses along with many other little critters that most divers miss
in Cozumel.  

Raul was a divemaster with Blue Bubbles for many years.  Blue Bubbles has
been sold twice in the last few years and things are quite different now.
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