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Dive Review of Dive Palancar/Allegro Cozumel in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Dive Palancar/Allegro Cozumel: "Cozumel February 2015", Feb, 2015,

by Shawn McDermott, FL, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports). Report 8155.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Florida, Jamaica, Cayman, San Sal, Provo, St. Vincent, Bonaire, Curacao, Belize, Abaco, Grand Bahama, Dom Republic, Costa Rica
Closest Airport San Miguel, Cozumel Getting There Never easy--not too many gateway cities direct to Cozumel, also pretty pricey these days

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, currents, no currents
Water Temp 76 to 79 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions No deeper than 90', start ascent with 700psi, 3 minute hang time, second dive no deeper than 60'
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments My Nauticam housing gets a soak in fresh water after two dives back at the room. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments First trip of 2015, three more trips planned this year, and the first time I visited since the hotel burned in August 2014. The Allegro Cozumel is now open and has some of the best food I've had there for as long as I can remember--but I came to dive!
I did 35 nitrox tanks with Dive Palancar. DP is no longer associated with any particular hotel, but will pick you up at any hotel if you call them ahe ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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