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Dive Review of Swiss Divers/Grand Mayan in
Mexico (Western)/Acapulco

November, 2007, an Instant Reader Report by Glenn Evans, NC, USA (2 reports)
Report Number 3847
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Mostly Carribbean
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
0   to 0    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
15   to 65    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  1 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  2 stars
Large Fish
3 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 $$
3 stars   
2 stars    
So after about 10 minutes into the first dive I thought.... I've dove
worse!  We weren't expecting much and were pleasantly surprised with the
diving in Acapulco.  The diving is done around rock formations, no coral to
speak of.  Fair amount of fish.  Saw a huge eel and several spotted eagle
rays.  The thermocline was very evident.  My wife was freezing in her 3 mm
and had to stay above the thermocline.  Beautiful place.  I got to fulfill
a lifetime dream of cliff diving in Acapulco and the professional show is
not to be missed. Food is very expensive.  The Grand Mayan is close to the
airport and was over 1.5 hour drive to diving.  Swiss Divers would pick you
up at your hotel but we had a car.  Recommend a rental car, just watch out
for the crazy drivers.  The Grand Mayan is an incredible resort and would
definately recommend.  Swiss Divers were great.  The friendly staff took
great care of us and really went out of their way to show us a good time. 
I wouldn't go to Acapulco specifically to dive but if you go it's
definately worth packing your gear!
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