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Dive Review of Dolphin Divers/Iguana Inn in
Mexico (Western)

March, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by June Jefford, NM, USA
Report Number 3980
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Bahamas, Florida, Hawaii, Cozumel, Saba, Grand Turk, Roatan, Cabo Pulmo.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
Water Temp
62   to 65    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
15   to 30    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
2 stars   
4 stars    
The diving operation was excellent.  There were three in our party, and
often we were the only ones on the boat.  Rafael, the divemaster, was with
us every day.  He was safety-conscious and careful.  He made sure we had a
good time and went out of his way to point out underwater sights.  Ramon,
the boat driver, was watchful and attentive.  Dolphin Divers took good care
of our gear and made the diving a pleasure.  I expected the cold water, and
we borrowed hoods from the dive shop.  I didn't expect the poor visibility,
but the trade-off was  diving with large critters.  Accommodations at The
Iguana Inn were fantastic.  They only have four rooms which are actually
little casitas on the property.  It is spotlessly clean, and Mike, Julie
and their dog Zoe make their guests feel particularly welcome.  We had a
small kitchen where we made breakfast and snacks.  Rafael recommended
"Super Burro" restaurant which had delicious food and amazingly
low prices.  The patio at the Iguana Inn has a fountain and a barbecue
grill for guests.  If we return, I would not consider staying anywhere else
or diving with anyone else.   
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