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Aldora Divers       "Respectful & knowledgeable Dive Masters & long dives."
Aldora Divers went beyond expectations for all dives. They adjusted pick up times for when the weather closed the harbor (vs. canc... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2021   Gabrielle Tierney
100+ Dives
 
Living Underwater/ Landmark Resort   Cozumel   "Great trip"
... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2021   Joe Samplin
1000+ Dives
 
Alex Adventures Cozumel/ Wyndham Cozumel Hotel & Resort       "Diving Cozumel during covid on reefs with stoney coral disease"
Alex's boat was being serviced so he put us on other boats for our dives. We took a taxi from our resort to the marina and all bo... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
8/2021   Jeffery E Snyder
500+ Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar       "Dive Cozumel"
We had a windy time in June when the whole 15 person family descended on Iberostar resort for my 80th birthday for a weeks' stay. ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2021   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
 
Mexico Whale Sharks/ Izla Hotel   Isla Mujeres   "Whale Shark snorkel"
Flew Delta non stop SLC to CUN. CUN Terminal 3 Immigration was well staffed and efficient as usual. After baggage claim, customs i... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2021   Joel Horie
100+ Dives
Photos available 
Living Underwater/ El Cantil   Cozumel   "Great dive operation and nice condos"
After 18 months without diving due to Covid restrictions, the Director of Seacology put together this trip so that some of us coul... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2021   Greg White
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Excursions/ Viva Maya       "Outstanding diving after shut down"
My wife and I have dove with Aqua Excursions many times at the Viva Maya resort and always had a good experience. This time we ret... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2021   John kirkenir
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Aldora Divers/ Hotel Cozumel (Wyndham (   Cozumel   "Awesome trip"
Have been to Cozumel 12 times. Always great drift diving. Safe. One stop from most US airports. Great value. Hotel Cozumel is a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2021   Glenn Snyders
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aldora Divers/ Villa Aldora   Cozumel   "Back to Coz"
Glad to have somewhere to dive after Covid. The trip down and back were to Cancun, taxi to Playa, and ferry to Coz. Not the most... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2021   John E. Keith
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aldora Divers/ Casa Mexicana   Cozumel   "Cozumel at its best"
We have been going to Cozumel for over 30 years. On our first visit, cruise ships were never going to happen. We were not yet scub... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2021   Pierre Hurter
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive House/ Fiesta Americana.   Cozumel   "Good Cozumel diving and dive operator. All inclusive packages."
Have been to Fiesta Americana off and on for about 30 years. Usually one visit every 2 years or so. Keep coming back when I... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2021   Bill Schlegel
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Aldora Divers/ [same]Casa Mexicana   Cozumel   "Great dive operation paired with a cute and classy Hotel on the bay"
They took excellent care of our group and the Instructors leading the dives were competent, fun and attentive. Briefings were tho... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2021   Marilyn A Allen
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Living Underwater/ El Cantil       "El Cantil condos and Living Underwater in Cozumel"
We really enjoyed staying at the very luxurious and spacious El Cantil condos. Great location for walking to the markets, downtow... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2021   Alex J. Weinstein
250+ Dives
 
Living Underwater/ Intercontinental Presidente   Cozumel   "Another great trip with Living Underwater"
Cozumel continues to be the clear price/ performance/ logistics winner for us as East Coast US divers - the travel is easy, the pric... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2021   Douglas Garrou
100+ Dives
Photos available 
Salty Endeavors / Sunscape Sabor   Cozumel   "Reliable Christmas trip"
Went over Christmas with wife and 3 kids (21- 20- 17) wife does not dive and the kids have been certified since they were 12. Stay... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2020   matt bauer
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Scuba Du/ InterContinental Presidente   Cozumel   "Cozumel - Presidente and Scuba Du May 2021"
Great week at the InterContinental Presidente diving with Scuba Du. Nothing has changed on the inbound side at Cozumel Airport exc... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2021   David Insley
500+ Dives
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Scuba Du/ El Presidente   Cozumel   "Great hotel for a family with non-divers. Good Cozumel diving."
El Presidente recently underwent a remodeling. Accommodations are very nice and hotel service is excellent. Several excelle... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2021   Bill Schlegel
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Ecodivers   Cozumel   "Back to Cozumel (Twice) with Ecodivers"
I dove with them before, based on recommendations by Undercurrent divers. This time I stayed a block from the dive shop and ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2021   Russell Person
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Scubalife/ Fiesta Americana       "Great viz- great dive operation!"
Although we had started back diving in May of 2020 during covid- we didn't come to Mexico til we were completely vaccinated as th... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2021   Dawn
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Scuba Du/ Hotel InterContinental Presidente   Cozumel   "resort diving in Cozumel with Scuba du Cozumel"
... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2021   Larry Schnabel
500+ Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar       "We had a great trip...but..."
Cozumel was opened, we were all vaccinated so we booked the trip. There were no direct flights from Atlanta so we had to go throu... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2021   Steven Y Davidson
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Tres Pelicanos/ Villa Las Anclas       "Six weeks diving Cozumel Reefs"
As usual Tres Pelicanos is and continues to be our operator of choice for 6 years on Cozumel Island. Easy to schedule diving vi... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2021   Jay Jones
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aldora Divers/ Hotel Cozumel & Resort   Cozumel   "COZUMEL MUCH SAFER THAN THE USA"
Cozumel is FAR safer than the USA! All bags were sprayed with disinfectant at the airport before they could be loaded for transpor... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2021   Bradley William Bowen
500+ Dives
Photos available
5Helpful vote(s) received
divewithcristina       "Cozumel and Banco Chinchorro"
A marvelous experience covering 4 distinct areas. We began in Cozumel and dove with divewithcristina. com We have been using the... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2021   Glen Madsen
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
JULIOKINSCUBA/ Hotel Barracuda       "GOOD dive and hotel at Cozumel"
The on site diving at Hotel Barracuda was good; dive shop had spare BCD when my inflator seat leaked air into the inflator; ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2021   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Blue XT~Sea Diving/ Casa Mexicana       "Cozumel Trip Report December 2020"
For the first time in 6 years, we flew directly into Cozumel instead of flying into Cancun, shuttling to Playa del Carmen and doin... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2020   Gregory S Bruce
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aldora Divers/ Hotel B Cozumel   North Hotel Zone   "Cozumel for the Holidays"
Aldora is a top- tier dive operator located directly across Calle 5 Sur from the recompression chamber in the international hospita... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
12/2020   Bobby Munno
1000+ Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar Full report   Cozumel   "My first all-included Resort: amazing!"
Traveling under covid is always an adventure, you are never sure 100% that borders close or that you get infected and are in a for... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2020   Giorgio Bonmassar
250+ Dives
 
Mayakoba Dive & Watersports Center/ Rosewood Mayakoba Full report   Mayakoba   "Fabulous Riviera Maya Getaway"
After 6 months of lockdown we needed to get back in the water and Mexico was one of the few countries that allowed Americans in wi... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2020   David S Locker
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive with Cristina/ Costa del Sol Full report       "Diving and empty ocean!"
We were some of the first tourist allowed back on the island. Costa del Sol is an area of a dozen VRBO units and we were the only... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2020   Glen Madsen
100+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Aldora Divers/ Casa Mexicana Full report   Cozumel   "Cozumel during Coronavirus"
Dove with Aldora divers March 9- 20. Dive operations were not affected by the recent virus ourtbreak, however the cruise ship visi... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2020   steven small
100+ Dives
 
Aldora Divers Full report       "Still Excellent After (Partial) Ownership Change"
Third consecutive year diving with Aldora. My wife and I did 7 days of 2 tank AM diving with them. We dove all seven days with Did... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2020   Ryan Black
250+ Dives
Photos available
3Helpful vote(s) received
Scuba Du/ [Intercontinental Presidente] Full report       "CZM is as good as ever. Brain coral is suffering,everything else is OK"
Review of Scuba Du Dive shop Intercontinental Hotel Presidente Cozumel Mexico Date: February 08, 2020 This review is written fr... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2020   Marty Kalb
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Living Underwater/ Intercontinental Presidente Full report   Cozumel   "Another great trip"
When you step onto the Jew Fish you’re likely to be greeted by happy fellow divers who have been diving with Jeremy Anschel for ye... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2020   Douglas Garrou
100+ Dives
Photos available 
Dive Palancar/ Sunscape Sabor Full report   [Cozumel   "Losing Their Luster"
I have 481 dives logged, 15th trip to Cozumel since 1984. Typical Cozumel diving. We dove with Dive Palancar for for three days. T... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2020   David Hollabaugh
250+ Dives
 
Dive House/ Sunscape Sabor Full report       "Accommodating Operation"
I have 481 dives logged, 15th trip to Cozumel since 1984. Typical Cozumel diving. We dove with Dive House for one day. Their sh... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2020   David Hollabaugh
250+ Dives
 
Roberta's Scuba Shack/ Tan Kah Full report       "Best diving in Mexican Caribe with Roberta's Scuba Shack"
First time I dove Cozumel was back in the '80ies and I'm still coming back to this place almost every year since. Cozumel offers... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
12/2019   Giuseppe Corcione
1000+ Dives
 
Pro Dive International Playa del Carmen/ Stayed at Allegro Playacar in Playa Full report   Playa Del Carmen   "Shark school, no sharks but a great time"
Good: This was Shark School, Dr. Erich Ritter, is great, very knowledgeable, interesting, probably controversial but extremely e... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2019   bill mashek
1000+ Dives
 
Dive with martin/ Sunscape sabor Full report   Cozumel   "Crowded diving"
Cozumel is crowded, nine cruise ships came in one day. On one dive when we came up from our dive you could see twenty four o... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
12/2019   Thomas huggins
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aldora Divers/ [same]Villa Aldora Full report   Cozumel   "Would book again"
We decided to book with Aldora based on previous reviews here on Undercurrent. Purpose of the trip was to get wet and blow bubbles... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
11/2019   D Brown
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar Full report       "Iberostar and Dressel Divers November 2019"
The Iberostar Lush, jungle like property with peacocks and iguanas roaming free along with flamingos, parrots, coatis and other w... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
11/2019   Jon Hoffmann
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aquanauts/ Omni Puerto Aventuras Beach Resort Full report   Puerto Aventuras, Riviera Maya   "Intimate with quality guiding"
Aquanauts uses a small, roofed boat with dual outboards. The captain and crew were very good, friendly and helpful. Our dive maste... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
11/2019   Randy Lindsey
<100 Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aldora Divers/ Airbnb Full report   Cozumel   "Happy Aldora Diver"
Thank you Undercurrent for learning about Aldora Divers. I finally got to dive with them this year. With 120 cf of Nitrox the bott... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2019   Jim
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Living Underwater/ Playa Azul Full report   Cozumel   "Best Diving in Cozumel"
We have been diving in Cozumel since 2005. Since Jeremy and the Living Underwater team run such a fantastic operation, we try to v... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2019   Matt Radtke
500+ Dives
 
Dive House/ Sunscape Sabor Full report       "Excellent dives in spite of reef closures"
When I first heard about the Cozumel reef closures I seriously considered canceling my trip planned for this November. I am ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2019   Rob Longley
<100 Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive House/ Fiesta Amricana Full report       "Limited reef access"
Due to coral bleaching Palancar and Columbia reefs were closed. The are scheduled to reopen in 2 weeks. ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2019   David Funderburk
1000+ Dives
 
Blue XT~Sea Diving/ Villa Escondida B&B Full report       "Another enjoyable trip to Cozumel 11/17 to 11/25, 2019"
I have been in the habit of spending 10- 11 days in Cozumel over the Christmas/ New Year timeframe the last few years. Due to a tw... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2019   Gregory S Bruce
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report       "Great time during the offseason in Cozumel"
Even though my wife and I have over 800 dives, this was our first trip to Cozumel. The southern reefs were closed while we were th... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2019   ckfreund
500+ Dives
 
Dive with Martin/ Casa del Mar Full report   Cozumel   "Back to the Future: Dive with Martin and Cozumel"
This was our 5th trip to Cozumel with Dive with Martin (DWM) in 4 years. Nine divers from Divemaster to newly certified. As th... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2019   Kim Trethewey
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Scubatony Full report       "Best in Cozumel"
Tony has been around for a long time now and has attracted a great staff. The captains and crew are born and raised in the busines... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2019   James Mayfield
1000+ Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostart Cozumel and Playa del Ca Full report   Cozumel and the Yucatan   "Mexican Trifecta...3 days Cozumel, 2 days Cenotes, whale shark snorkle"
This is a review of a three part trip scheduled as one coordinated trip and involving the same hotel chain and diver operator... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
7/2019   Bill Schlegel
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Aldora Divers Full report   Cozumel   "A Great Place to Dive"
The best thing about Aldora is that you regularly have a dive approaching 70 minutes. The tropical fish are among the largest t... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2019   Chris Moleski
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report       "always good, always comfortable, always inexpensive!"
chasing around airlines as in SEPT/ OCT flight schedules change. . . while we are traveling!... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
11/2019   Charlene Spencer
500+ Dives
 
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