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Dive Review of Scuba Du/el Presidente in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

April, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Marty Kalb, OH, US
Reviewer   (3 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Excellent Again"
Report Number 8871
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
25+ years throughout the Caribbean. Bonaire,Cozumel,Grand Cayman,Cayman
Brac,St.Croix,Virgin Gorda, Curacao, Barbados,St Martin,
Antigua,(snorkeling Galapagos ) 
Closest Airport
Getting There
Numerous flights daily

Dive Conditions

sunny, rainy  
calm, choppy  
Water Temp
78   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
A depth limit of 80 feet was strongly advised by all dive masters during
the first dive. The depth  of the second dive was limited by the terrain to
45-60 feet.    
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
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Shore Facilities  
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There was a dedicated bucket for photo equipment. Knowledgeable staff are
available if you have questions ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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5 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Dive Operation
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Shore Diving  
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3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
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3 stars   
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This visit to Cozumel was my 17th over a period of 25 years. For most of
those visits I have stayed at the Presidente and used Scuba Du as the Dive
operator. I experimented a few times by staying at less expensive hotels
and I have used other operators but on each of those occasions I regretted
the change.  Cozumel is justly famous for drift diving, great visibility,
fascinating underwater geography and a variety of marine life. It is all
true. The drama of diving Santa Rosa Wall, Columbia, Palancar Bricks or
Palancar Horseshoe is unforgettable no matter h ...
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