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Dive Review of LIving Underwater/Hotel Cozumel in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel

LIving Underwater/Hotel Cozumel, Jan, 2007,

by Kim Lachman, IL, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 3202.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Live aboards in Bahamas and Tortugas. Antigua, St. Kitts, Grand Turk, Puerto Rico, Curacao, St. Croix and Dominica
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas currents
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 75 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Drift diving and follow the leader. All were on dive computers and used steel 120 tanks.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments There was a rinse bucket but no table. The crew was accomodating handing cameras in to divers and retrieving them at the end of the dive.

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 1 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This was our first trip with Jerome's Living Underwater. The company has its roots with Aldora Divers who we dove with our last 5 trips. They cost more than almost all dive operations in Cozumel and for good reason!
Fast boats! Small groups with the max being 6 divers. High service level of Jerome and his captains. They set up all your gear and store it overnight. Cozy long jackets for service intervals. Fresh fruit and cookies and water for service interval and after dive. Jerome is a wonderful divemaster! He is very safety concious, a super small critter finder and highly customer oriented.
You get more bottom time with Living Underwater than any other operator on the island because of the steel 120 tanks and mandatory computers. He also took us to the north end of the island. After 6 trips to Cozumel this was the first time we had been there. We had tried every trip but most operators won't take you. We saw the Eagle Ray migration there!
This operation is not for beginer divers but for experienced divers that want their every wish to come true.
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