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Dive Review of Sand to Sea/Iberostar in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Southern part of Cozumel Is.

Sand to Sea/Iberostar: "Good trip", Dec, 2014,

by Henry O Ziller, CO, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 24 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 8089.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Throughout the Caribbean, Micronesia, Indonesia, Philippines, Maldives, Tanzania.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 79 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions At 750 psi come up to safety stop.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments We asked for a camera bucket and it was immediately provided on the boat. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Travel tip Upon arriving at Cozumel airport, after clearing immigration and customs, turn right and go to the transportation counter to arrange transport to your hotel. There are several people standing at the exit that look official but are hawkers and just want to sell you excursions.
The Hotel:
This trip (our 5th) we stayed at the all-inclusive Iberostar Resort which is located south near El Cedral Ruins. This is a great location if you want to be away from town and close to the dive sites. A trip to town via taxi costs $20 each direction. The water is safe to drink, 110 outlets in the rooms, AC, ceiling fan, free mini bar. TV with two English speaking channels WB and TNT ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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