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

Dive Plannacar/Allegro, Sep, 2003,

by Jim Cox, WA, USA . Report 655.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 26-50 dives
Where else diving Tahiti, Bahamas, Roatan, Florida Keys, Puget Sound
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 84 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 75 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions We were in an advanced diving class & some recreation so we were diving class profiles
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments Drift diving is a new advendture for photography! Excellent corals and fish. Highly recommend.

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

Accommodations 2 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 4 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Dive Planacar a great dive operation. Even though we took our own equipment the rental equipment at Dive Planacar was top notch, I would say less than a year old and well maintained. The boats were clean, large and well equiped. O2 on every boat, excellent dive masters and captain. Water before the dive and all you could drink after. Short run to reef locations, wall dives, tunnels and small caves. Excellent experience.

Allegro resort was just OK. Food was just OK in buffet, breakfast the best meal. Rooms varied from horrible to very nice. Staff working hard to keep place up. Entertainment OK. For diving dollar good value, but ..... the dive operation more than made up for any resort short comings. Pools and beach were excellent! We had a ball!
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