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Dive Review of Dive House/Fiesta Americana in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Dive House/Fiesta Americana, Sep, 2002,

by Mike Martino, TX, USA . Report 185.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Bahamas, Florida Keys
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas currents
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 70 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Depth
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A 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 5 stars Shore Diving 2 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments I would definitely come back to stay at Fiesta Americana and dive with Dive House. Both operations are well run and friendly. The dive shop is short walk from the hotel and they also have lockers to store your gear, remember to bring a small padlock for the locker. The dive crew was knowledgeable and very helpful. As long as you have a computer they will let you dive your own profile but they did impose depth restrictions. Most of the dives had a moderate current that made for a nice drift dive along the colorful coral reefs. Although I didn't see any really large fish, I was amazed at the size of the Angel fish and other reef fish. The highlight of the trip was diving Santa Rosa Wall. The coral was beautiful and the swim throughs were great.
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