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

February, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Shawn McDermott, FL, US
Sr. Reviewer   (10 reports)
"Cozumel February 2015"
Report Number 8155
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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

sunny, windy, cloudy, dry  
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'  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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My Nauticam housing gets a soak in fresh water after two dives back at the
room. ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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5 stars
Service and Attitude
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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4 stars   
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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 ...
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