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Dive Review of Playa Scuba Dive Center/Paraiso Azul's in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Playa del Carmen

June, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Mae L. Ding, CA, US
Sr. Reviewer   (7 reports, with 3 Helpful votes)
"Great value, good service at Playa Scuba Dive Center"
Report Number 8433
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Fiji, Cozumel, Palau, Little Cayment, La Paz
Closest Airport
Getting There
Nonstop LAX to Cancun on
Virgin America, then a 1 hour
drive to Playa del Carmen

Dive Conditions

Water Temp
79   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
60   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Follow guide.  Observe max depth and predetermined dive time.  First to
come up, everyone comes up a same time.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Pelagics
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Boat Facilities
2 stars
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 Used GoPro in Cavern Diving.  Worked real well with flashlights for
lighting. No special camera faciliti ...
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Overall Rating

Value for $$
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4 stars   
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We chose this dive center because of the good ratings on Trip Adviser and
very reasonable cost.  Small dive center located on Avenida 15 a few blocks
from 5th Avenue between Calle 2 and Calle 3. We did 3 days of cenote diving
and 1 day of reef diving.  Prior to this trip we had done Ceynote diving in
the Tulum area with other dive centers.  There are many Ceynotes to choose
from.  By far the most impressive Cenote was Grand Cenote which is not to
be missed.  Be ready to pay 150 to 200 pesos in cash for entry to each
cenote.  We had 4 different dive masters all of whom were very
professional, person ...
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