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Living Underwater/ Reef Club/Sabora Full report       From what I read in Undercurrents before we left, my secret dive master has been found and is starting to receive his justifiable ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2007   Steve Mason
100+ Dives
 
Pepe Scuba/ Coral Princess Club Full report       Coral Princess Club Hotel is first rate. Located north of town. Rooms and accomodations first class. Hotel staff friendly and alwa... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2001   Steve Smallsreed
1000+ Dives
 
Pepe Scuba/ Coral Princess Club Full report       Coral Princess Club Hotel is first rate. Located north of town. Rooms and accomodations first class. Hotel staff friendly and alwa... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2001   Steve Smallsreed
1000+ Dives
 
Blue Angel/ Carribe Blu Full report       [Second trip to Blue Angel / Carribe Blu this year, each time puts the hurricane further into the past and towards recovery. The ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2005   Steve Woerner
1000+ Dives
 
Blue Angel/ Blu Caribe Full report       Hotel and Dive operations have recovered nicely from the hurricane. Shallow reefs are damaged rather severly but signs of recover... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2006   Steve Woerner
1000+ Dives
 
Pepe Scuba/ Coral Princess Full report       This was our second trip to Cozumel after 15 years and boy, has it changed! Lots more hotels, people, cruise ships, dive operatio... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
7/2003   Steven & Beth Schwartz
250+ Dives
 
Blue Angel Dive Shop/ Carribe Blue Hotel Full report       I chose Blue Angel over Aldora and Living Underwater because of the price per dive and after my first dive with them, I knew that ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2008   Steven Belmont
1000+ Dives
 
blue Angel Dive Shop/ Amaranto B&B Full report       I chose Blue Angel over Aldora and Living Underwater because of the price per dive. Jeanie Buscher of Blue Angel gave me a price o... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2008   Steven Belmont
1000+ Dives
 
Carey Dive Center Full report   Isla Mujeres]   "Carey Dive Center Isla Mujeres, Mexico"
The Carey Dive Center on the Island of Isla Mujeres is a small PADI dive resort owned and operated by a Mexican, Gilberto Hoil, wh... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
2/2016   Steven Cole
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Mike Full report   Playa Del Carmen   I had been warned that Playa Del Carmen, which is a charming mainland town directly opposite the leeward side of Cozumel, was comp... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2003   Steven Goldstein
100+ Dives
 
Aldora Divers/ N/A Full report       Iíve been diving Cozumel for 15+ years and Iíve experience the good, the bad, and the truly awful. This is my second year of divin... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2008   Steven J. Bissell
1000+ Dives
 
Living Underwater/ Paradise Condos Full report   Cozumel   Jeremy runs a class operation at LU. It's valet diving, they handle everything. Water, snacks, towels and coats on the boat. The b... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2013   Steven L Mason
100+ Dives
 
Living Underwater/ Cozumel Palace Full report       This is our 2nd time diving with Jeremy. He has the fastest boat on the Island, boat trips to all sites were fast and comfortable. ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2014   Steven Skiba
250+ Dives
 
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
 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar Full report       "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
Aqua Safari Full report   Cozumel   The Dive Safari Operation was very good worked to provide a good time and safe dive for each of its customers. The boat was not ov... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2002   Stewart M. Kaslow
1000+ Dives
 
Blue Angel Dive Shop Full report   Cozumel   "Blue Angel Dive Resort"
Blue Angel, starting to hit rough waters? This is my fifth time staying at Blue Angel. My wife's and my requirements for comfo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2018   stuart levy
100+ Dives
 
Dive House/ [Secrets Aura Full report   Secrets Aura[N/A]   "Excellent diving"
[Some days very rough. Difficult to get back on the boat. Current some days very strong so unable to show and tell. I would not re... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
11/2021   Sue Ann Bivans
1000+ Dives
 
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report       "Fun and relaxing dive vacation"
It was very convenient to pick up our gear, board the boat right out front, and dive. We ate our meals on site, also very convenie... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2016   Sue J Estey
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report       Only got 3 days of diving in before Hurricane Wilma hit the Island with a venegance and battered the island with Category 4 winds ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2005   Sue Sepelak
500+ Dives
 
Aquanauts Full report   puerto aventuras   "awesome dive shop"
Love Aquanuats. We have been diving with this shop now for 10 years!! They are safety conscience good dive briefs, helpful staff... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2018   Susan Bartley
250+ Dives
 
aquanauts/ dream puerto aventuras Full report   puerto aventuras   "the best dive shop!"
We have been diving with this dive shop since 2008 and still love it. Coming here, I'm home. The shop is about a 8 minute walk f... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2017   Susan Bartley
250+ Dives
 
Scuba Club Full report   Cozumel   We think that this was our 20th trip to Cozumel. We had stayed at Scuba Club last year and enjoyed the trip. The rooms are really ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2012   Susan Dair
500+ Dives
 
LIVING UNDERWATER & Pelagic Ventures/ Occidental Grand Full report       Living Underwater, Pelagic Ventures, Occidental Grand, April 2008 Ted Shieh, MD, (tedatshedd@yahoo. com), Chicago, IL Our group... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2008   Ted Shieh M.D.
250+ Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ Barcelo Maya Beach Full report   Riviera Maya   The diving on the Riviera Maya was mediocre, not on par with my diving the last year in Curacao and the Exuma Islands- but better ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
3/2012   Terence Taylor
<100 Dives
 
Scuba Club Cozumel   Cozumel   "Great diving, high quality, low cost, no tourists!"
ScubaClub is a diver's dive place, very low key, 2- story resort, mostly self- service - i. e. , carry your own gear to/ from boats & y... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2022   Teresa McCanlies
1000+ Dives
 
Scuba Club Cozumel   Cozumel   "Great diving, high quality, low cost, no tourists!"
ScubaClub is a diver's dive place, very low key, 2- story resort, mostly self- service - i. e. , carry your own gear to/ from boats & y... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2022   Teresa McCanlies
1000+ Dives
 
Aldora/ Casa Carlita Full report       This was our 5th trip to Cozumel. It was the first time we took our children to Cozumel because this place was a right of passag... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
6/2004   Teresa Yent
100+ Dives
 
DIVE HOUSE/ Iberostar...Cozumel Full report       Iberostar, Island of Cozumel Trip Dates: July 24- 31, 2004 Readers, We ventured to this location with 42 peopl... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2004   Terry Davis
500+ Dives
 
Aquanauts/ Catalonia Yucatan Full report   Puerto Aventuras   Aquanauts went under new ownership while we were there. They have been customers since 2003, and the overall feeling of them taki... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2009   Terry Bartley
100+ Dives
 
Aquanauts Full report   Puerto Aventuras   Very pleased with this dive op. They have got good reviews on Scuba board, and they are very deserving of that. We did 7 oceans ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
1/2009   Terry Bartley
100+ Dives
 
ALDORA/ CORAL PRINCESS Full report   COZUMEL   ALDORA DIVERS WAS THE BEST I HAVE DIVED WITH IN MY LIMITED EXPEIRIENCE. DIVEMASTERS VOLLRATH AND MATEO WERE GREAT, THEY KEPT AN EY... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2004   TERRY COLE
<100 Dives
 
Cabalitos del Cribie Full report       Good operation, chartered our own boat and captain and divemaster, went to the sites we wanted to go to. Good trip very friendly, ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
2/2003   Terry Erhardt
500+ Dives
 
Aldora Divers/ Villa Aldora Full report   Cozumel   This was my first time diving Cozumel. After reading the reviews in Undercurrent, I chose to dive with Aldora Divers and to stay ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2013   Thomas Anklam
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aldora Divers/ Villa Aldora Full report   Cozumel   This was my first time diving Cozumel. After reading the reviews in Undercurrent, I chose to dive with Aldora Divers and to stay ... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2013   Thomas Anklam
100+ 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
Blue XT Sea Full report       Our first trip to Cozumel in 8 years, but our 7th trip overall. Diving conditions were excellent - gentle current and light wave... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2007   Thomas Witte
100+ Dives
 
Solo Buceo/ Dreams Full report   Cancun   In late Jan. '09 my wife and I vacationed at Dreams Resort in Cancun Mexico. I usuall take a couple of dive trips in the winter ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
1/2009   Tim Connors
250+ Dives
 
Dressel International Full report   Playa del Carmen   My son and I did a cenote dive on 30 Dec. '08 at one of the best Riviera Maya cenotes - Dos Ojos. This was a 2 tank dive. There ar... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2009   Tim McCabe
<100 Dives
 
Aqua Safari/ Cozumel Palace Full report   Cozumel   Nice boats, fruit, water bottles. Nice operation, but be prepared for a one hour boat ride. By the time you return an afternoon di... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2013   timothy g warner
250+ Dives
 
Emerald Dolphin Dive Services/ Hotel Cozumel -use to be Las Brisas Full report       Cozumel is the type of trip to make to get in the blue water, care free drift diving, and some land based activities to boot. Hig... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2004   Timothy Smith
100+ Dives
 
Aldora Divers Full report       "Really great time in Cozumel with family"
This is our second trip to Cozumel in the past year and both with Aldora Divers and staying at the Aldora Villa. The dive operati... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   Todd Arrants
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Cozumel Sports/ Reef Club Full report       I took my family of six plus two friends on what I had hoped would be a trip of a life time for my children ages 24, 20, twins 18 ... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
7/2004   Tom
500+ Dives
 
Blue XT Sea/ Hotel Barracuda Full report       This was our first trip to Cozumel and we booked our diving with Blue XT Sea Diving. They offer a personal service that many of th... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2007   Tom Carlson
<100 Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar Pariso Maya Full report   Mayan Riveria and Cozumel   My 17 year old daughter and I made three trips (5 dives total) with Dressel. One was a two tank excursion to Cozumel, another wa... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
10/2009   Tom Chase
250+ Dives
 
Sand Dollar Scuba Full report       This was arranged through Carnival Cruise Lines Elation so I was very skeptical. This was a first class dive operator attached to... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
3/2004   Tom Chase
100+ Dives
 
Dive with Christina/ Fiesta Americana Full report       Christina Roman was with us the entire time. She is an outstanding instructor and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend her to anyone. ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2007   Tom Cook
<100 Dives
 
Manta Divers/ Grand Oasis Full report   Cancun   "Good Dive Trip for Beginner and Advanced Diver to Cancun and Cozumel"
This was our second trip using this same operation and the service was excellent both times. The typical dive trip had 8 or f... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2016   Tom Haynes
250+ Dives
 
Pepe's Scuba/Yucatek Divers/ Coral Princess Hotel Full report   Mexico   First visit since Wilma hit Cozumel in Fall 2005. Have been going to Cozumel every yeaqr since 1999. Wall dives didn't show much i... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2006   TOM Lopatin
500+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Casa Mexicana Full report       Hurricane Wilma recovery has gone quickly. Most hotels are operational again. The dive operations are working normally. The downto... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
2/2006   Tom Rain
250+ Dives
 
Coral Scuba Dive Center/ Villas Punta Sur Full report   Isla Mujeres   Despite its proximity to frenetic Cancun, Isla Mujeres feels a world away with its relaxed ambience and low prices. Coral Scuba D... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2006   Tom Schaefer
500+ Dives
 
Dive with Martin/ El Cid La Ceiba Full report   Cozumel   This was our 8th trip to Cozumel and our first time using Dive with Martin. DWM is a very small operation that I will return to o... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2006   Tonya Zander
100+ Dives
 
Dive with Cristina/ El Presidente Full report       The good: Dive with Cristina is the best operation on Cozumel. It is run by Cristina Roman and her companion Luis. Luis has bee... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
12/2004   Tracy Ashmore
<100 Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Was Hotel Cozumel Full report       I met a dive buddy in Jamaica by the name of Bob who worked for a dive shop back home in Cedar Falls called Scuba Too, His dive sho... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2004   Trevor
<100 Dives
 
AquaWorld/ Cozumel Palace] Full report   Cozumel]   My husband and I did two tank dives with Aquaworld because it was basically free (using resort credits from Cozumel Palace). We w... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
12/2011   Vicki Huffman
250+ Dives
 
Aquaworld/ Moon Palace Full report   Cancun   The Moon Palace was pricey, but all inclusive. Snorkling was easy from the beach access at the hotel. Service was impecable and ma... Full report  
2 stars
5 stars  
8/2002   Vicky Walker
<100 Dives
 
Dive with Martin/ Park Royal Resort Cozumel Full report   Cozumel   "Vacation Connection"
As older diver, wise, I found the trip from Texas very nice even in economy. Transfers were already set up by vacation connections ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
6/2015   Victor Eizenga
<100 Dives
 
Blue Angel Full report   Cozumel   Have been going to Coz for 20 years now, with most of that time with Blue Angel Divers. New Canadian owners took over in the fall ... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
1/2009   W.J. Tucker
250+ Dives
 
Aldora Divers Full report       "Cozumel & Villa Aldora"
Villa Aldora & Aldora Diving My wife and I stayed at Villa Aldora from July 5- 13, 2015 and made 15 dives with Aldora Diving. Fir... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2015   Wade Pilloud
<100 Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Mantaraya Divers/ Fiesta Americana Full report   Cozumel   The Island of Cozumel was wonderful. The people were very pleasant and the food around town was very good. It is a short plane ri... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2007   Wade Smith
<100 Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel Full report       This was a great trip, a great location, a great dive operator, great divemasters, and great water. All in all, I don't think I c... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2005   Walter Bennett
<100 Dives
 
Aldora Divers Full report   Cozumel   "Aldora Divers & Villa Aldora"
All good to be said about Aldora Divers and Villa Aldora, sister compaies. They handle/ store/ set- up gear every day for you. Nice ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2015   Warren Sprung
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Barracuda Full report   Cozumel   My wife and I were in Cozumel for a 10 day trip from 8/ 16/ 06 to 8/ 26/ 06. Overall it was an excellent trip. We were concerned th... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2006   Watt Hinson
250+ Dives
 
Living Underwater/ Occidental Grand Cozumel Full report   Cozumel   Diving with 'Living Underwater' was great. This was the best diving I've done in Cozumel, and all it was all due to Jeremy &... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2009   Wayne McNab
500+ Dives
 
Wayne Whittier/ Private Villa 4days/Hot. Cozumel 3 Full report       Having arrived only 5- 6 weeks after Wilma had pounded Cozumel for some 51 hours straight, we were a bit uneasy as to what we were ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
12/2005   WAYNE & BECKIE WHITTIER
100+ Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar Full report   Cozumel   Cozumel reef was in very good condition after hurricane Wilma last year. Lots of large grouper, sharks, lobster. Iberostar is at... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2006   Wayne Warren-Angelucci
1000+ Dives
 
Sand Dollar Sports/ Reef Club Full report       We have been diving in Cozumel several times. Previously our experiences with Sand Dollar Sports had been great. In fact my wife a... Full report  
1 stars
2 stars  
6/2005   Wayne Whittier
100+ Dives
 
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report       Have stayed here three times before, twice leading large groups of divers but this last trip traveled with my wife and another cou... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2007   Wes Adams
1000+ Dives
 
Bottom Time Divers/ Villas Las Anclas Full report       Bottom Time Dives is a new operation on Cozumel, however Raul Platas is not new to Cozumel. Raul's operation is top notch, fleece... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
12/2004   William
250+ Dives
 
Dive With Martin/ Plaza Las Glorias Full report   Cozumel   Here's the good, the bad and the . . . well, you know. Dive With Martin has five or six fast boats and is headquarted at the Interna... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2004   William & Frances Ungerman
500+ Dives
 
Scuba Cancun/ Occidental Grand Flamenco Xcaret Full report   Xcaret/Cancun   Warning for any divers looking to book with Scuba Cancun. What a disaster our trip was because of them. As an Instructor with a ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2004   William B. Heyn
250+ Dives
 
Bottom Time Divers/ Hote Plaza Cozumel Full report       Diving with Raul is always great and I highly recommend Bottom Time Divers. . . . We always stay downtown so that we can avoid... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2011   William Boswell
500+ Dives
 
blue xt sea diving/ fiesta americana Full report       The dive operation at blue xt sea diving was first rate. We had Arturo for our first divemaster and he was incredible at finding ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2008   william flanagan
100+ Dives
 
XTC Dive Center/ [Casa Carolina] Full report       [They are by the book here, but not obnoxious or overly zealous. They take it seriously and I appreciate that. The tarpon hole was... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2013   William G. Schulz
100+ Dives
 
Manta Raya/ Casa Mexicana Full report   Cozumel   I have been diving with Fernando since 1980 and I have always found him to be reliable, punctual, enthusiastic, environmentaly con... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2011   William J Ehler
1000+ Dives
 
Aldora Divers/ Villa Aldora Full report       The Villa Aldora, associated with Aldora Divers, is a small apartment complex about 3/ 4 of a mile north of San Miguel facing LaPla... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2008   William King
250+ Dives
 
Blue Bubble Divers/ Village Tan Kah Full report       "Blue Bubble Divers and Village Tan Kah"
Cozumel is a great quick getaway from the states- inexpensive and friendly with good diving. On my last trip I stayed at Village T... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2016   William R Kimlinger
500+ Dives
 
Living Underwater/ Fiesta Americana Full report   Mexico   Based largely upon diver reports in the Chapbook, we opted to sign on with Living Underwater. The owner is Jeremy, a transplanted... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2009   William Ungerman
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive House/ Fiesta Americana Full report   Cozumel   The Fiesta Americana was perfect for us. We were, without asking, upgraded to an oceanfront room. The entire staff was cordial a... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2008   William Ungerman
500+ Dives
 
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