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Dive Review of Scuba Club Cozumel in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

October, 2005, an Instant Reader Report by Sue Sepelak, MD, USA
Report Number 3010
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Thailand, Malaysia, Fiji, Galapagos Islands, Red Sea,Roatan-Honduras, Sea
of Cortez, Bahama and Exuma Islands, Haiti, Bonaire, Tortola BVI, East
Coast of the U.S.(Rhode Island to Florida)
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, rainy  
Water Temp
79   to 83    ° Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
No depth limits  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
3 stars  
Shore Facilities  
3 stars  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
2 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
3 stars    
Only got 3 days of diving in before Hurricane Wilma hit the Island with a
venegance and battered the island with Category 4 winds for 36 hours.
Although the resort sustained damage to some of the ocean front rooms, the
boat pier and beach area, it weathered the storm better than the 5 star
hotels up the street. The staff made sure everyone was safe during the
storm and did a fantastic job getting the resort up and running again after
the storm. Although we couldn't get off the island for several days after
the storm due to the damage at the airport and power outages across the
entire island, the resort ran their generator for several hours each day to
make sure we continued to have showers and hot meals. Since diving was out
of the question, the guests occupied their time snorkeling, helping the
resort staff clean up, and wandering through San Miguel examining the
damage. By the time we flew out 5 days after the storm, the island was well
on its way cleaning up and getting back to normal. Scuba Club Cozumel was
reopened by mid-November 2005. Our group will be returning again in October
2006, hopefully with calmer weather.      
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