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Dive Review of Dive Paradise/Hotel Casa Mexicana in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Dive Paradise/Hotel Casa Mexicana, Feb, 2006,

by Tom Rain, Texas, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports). Report 2322.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving All over the Caribbean, Palau, Cocos Island
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 79 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 80 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Follow Divemaster, but allowed to stay down until 500psi
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 2 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 4 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments Hurricane Wilma recovery has gone quickly. Most hotels are operational again. The dive operations are working normally. The downtown area is also back to normal except for a few restaurants that remain vacant. The diving was good, though we were not taken to some of the shallower reefs probably due to damage there. There was sand on most reefs. The marine life seemed more abundant on the shallow reefs. Saw many turtles, two eagle rays, and a nurse shark. I was really pleased to find Cozumel back in action after all they have endured.
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