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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
 
Dive House/ Casa Mexicana Full report       Full hotel plan with meals - food was more than passable. Accomodations were quite nice and service good. Hotel across the road ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2004   anne warburton
100+ Dives
 
sand dollar/ reef club Full report   cozumel   The diving was great. The visibilty the marine life and the health of the coral. I took my three kids diving with me ages 11, 13, 15... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2004   Bill Meek
<100 Dives
 
Aldora/ [Presidente Full report       [Presidente always great place to stay. Nice diving in front of hotel. Food wasn't as good as our last stay but we ate in town mos... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2004   nick southall
100+ Dives
 
Avalon Reef Club Full report   Isla Mujeres   Most operators in Isla have open boats - no shade. Avalon has the best boats and a good operation. They are relaxed about time - ... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
5/2004   Denise P. Kalm
100+ Dives
 
Aqua Safari/ n/a Full report   Cozumel   Safari Diver was one of two 5 star dive centers we found on the island. All of our plans were made over the internet with Donna, w... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2004   Marc Massari
1000+ Dives
 
Dive with Martin/ Hotel Cozumel Resort Full report   Cozumel   Dive with Martin was fantastic. Pablo was the dive master for our boat, 6 to 8 divers. Went to Punta Sur arrived before any othe... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2004   Mike Hill
<100 Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Cozumel Resort (Las Brisas) Full report   Cozumel   THE GOOD Convenient flight from Houston; Van waiting at airport; check- in at Hotel Cozumel Resort (formerly known as everything i... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2004   Allan Scott
<100 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
 
Aqua Safari Full report       ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2004   Willis McCleery
<100 Dives
 
Chinchorro Divers/ Maya Ha Full report   Chinchorro Banks   Dear Readers, After reading the other reviews on Maya Ha, I was really looking forward to the trip. Unfortunately, our trip wa... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2004   Patrick
250+ Dives
 
XTC Dive Center/ Stayed at Tierra Maya Hotel Full report   Yucatan Peninsula, Xclak   I did this trip with a friend who was completing his the open water portion of his certification. Eric at XTC was very accomodati... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2004   Bob Wojcik
<100 Dives
 
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
 
Blue Bubbles/ La Bahia Full report       Christmas in Cozumel is a great time. The only drawback is the LARGE number of cruise ships!! Eleven at once on Christmas Eve. . . ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2003   Lee Schnell
250+ Dives
 
Akumal Dive Center/ Lol Ka'naab Condos Full report   Akumal   Akumal is a great, laid back area of the Riviera Maya, arguably the best dive on the Northern Yucatan. It is out of the hustle an... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2003   M. Harter
<100 Dives
 
Living Underwater/ La Ceida Full report   Cozumel   COZUMEL LIVING UNDERWATER Prior to this, my first trip to Cozumel, I read through the various years of Chapbook reports and n... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2003   Ross Ruddick
250+ Dives
 
Aquatic Sports(Deportes Aquaticos)/ Brisas Cozumel (NOT Brisas condos) Full report       Sergio Sandoval, Sr. has been diving Cozumel for 30+ yrs. without an accident. His is a family operation and he does not adv... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2003   Mark R. Chino
100+ Dives
 
Deep Blue/ Las Brisas Full report       Deep Blue was one of the best operations we have been with on any trip. We had researched them in the Chapbook and found the revie... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2003   Richard Zuckerman
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Brisas Cozumel Full report       Brisas is the former Costa Club which was the former Fiesta Inn. Accomodations are clean and the hotel is well run overall. Brea... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
8/2003   Al Krenz
250+ Dives
 
Aldora/ Las Brisas Full report       August 9- 11, 2003 I chose to dive with Aldora this time largely due to the reviews they received in Undercurrents and in Rodale... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2003   Mark McAlpin
250+ Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar Full report       I have stayed at the Iberostar twice now and both times Dressel divers were excellent with their diving accomidations, service, an... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2003   David W Moore
100+ 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
 
Scuba Du/ Presidente Full report       Scuba Du ran pleasant, efficient dive service. Don't do special dives (Punta Sur, Maracaibo Wall, wreck) regularly, even if you as... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2003   Jeff and Colin Daniels
<100 Dives
 
Blue Angel/ Villas Las Anclas Full report   Cozumel   The spongees, coral, algae, and small invertebrates were great. There seemed to be more critters than when I had been there befor... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2003   Sidne Tiemann
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Hotel Brisas Full report   Cozumel   Hotel Brisas is a good 3 star hotel. Beds were firm but to my liking. The airconditioning kept the room cool, but not totally de... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2003   Charles Tache
100+ Dives
 
Paradise Dive/ Las Brisas Hotel Full report       Overall very good diving in warm clear water with some current dives but not overwhelming. Wide variety of beautiful fish (though... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2003   Donald "Digger"
1000+ Dives
 
Aldora Divers/ [N/A] Full report       After multiple trips to Cozumel, we decided to try Aldora Divers. They are better than most dive operators on Cozumel but, it dep... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2003   Roger Zander
250+ Dives
 
Blue Bubbles/ Hotel Bahia Full report       Flew Funjet direct from San Antonio, TX to Cozumel. Excellent connections. Arrived in CZM at 10: 30 a. m. and was able to make a 2... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2003   Lee Schnell
<100 Dives
 
Living Underwater Full report       Lori Brown, Chris Green, & Justin Brown Green We dove with Living Underwater while in Cozumel in April during Easter Week. Ou... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
4/2003   Lori Brown
<100 Dives
 
Diving Adventures/ Villablanca Full report       This was our seventh trip to cozumel. We have watched the island change because of tourism and crewships. Many of the eating est... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2003   Ron Benjamin
500+ 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
 
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
 
Dive Paradise/ Villa Miranda Full report       We stayed at Villa Miranda ( [. . . ] ), about 2 blocks east of Plaza Las Glorias. I highly recommend it. It has 4 bedr... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
12/2002   David Rand
100+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Coral Sands Full report       Apple's operation is first class. My wife and I (advanced) and son (PADI open water) really enjoyed the dives and the crew. We l... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2002   John Keith
100+ Dives
 
Manta Divers in Cancun, Scuba Staff Divers in Coz Full report   Cancun and Cozumel   After fighting off a last minute cold, my wife, 2 kids (4&5) and mother (the reason we were able to dive) were off to a week of f... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2002   K Reis
<100 Dives
 
Dive Palancar/ Occidental Grand Full report   Cozumel   Occidental Grand is a very nice new 5 star hotel. Everything is new and pristine. Staff was very courteous and helful, and wore ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2002   Charles Tache
100+ Dives
 
Dive House/ Fiesta Americana Full report       I would definitely come back to stay at Fiesta Americana and dive with Dive House. Both operations are well run and friendly. Th... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2002   Mike Martino
<100 Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ [same]Plaza Las Glorias Full report       This was my second trip with this operation. Crew and divemasters were knowledgable and very helpful. Most trips had two div... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2002   Mark Wilkerson
250+ Dives
 
Sea Urchin Dive/ At Home in Cozumel Full report       Rented an oceanfront private house (Villa El Dorado) from At Home in Cozumel ( [. . . ] ) which was fantastic. 4 BR/ 3BA w... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2002   Fred Teed
1000+ Dives
 
Living Underwater/ Hotel Barracuda Full report       Good Dive Operation. Liked those 120lb low- pressure steel tank. Got an hour plus on all dives. The small, covered, fast (twin 150 ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2002   Clem Clapp
100+ Dives
 
Blue Bubble Divers/ Cabalitto Rojo, Cozumel MX Full report       There are two divemasters currently working Blue Bubble. Rauol is a cheerful and energetic fellow who is much more likely to... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
8/2002   Dean Knudson
250+ Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar Full report       Booked dives originally with Dive with Martin. Boo, , after one day we cancelled with DWM and signed up with Dressel divers. Dive m... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2002   Craig J
<100 Dives
 
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report       Once again the Scuba Club did not let us down. The accomodations were clean and well maintained. The maid service is excellent. ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2002   Steve Griffiths
100+ Dives
 
Sand Dollar Sports/ Reef Club Full report   Cozumel   The Reef Club in Cozumel is an all- inclusive (including meals and alcohol) resort way south of the main town in Cozumel. This is ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2002   Billy E. Haggerty Jr. CRNA
100+ Dives
 
Scuba Club Cozumel   [Cozumel   "Scuba Club, not what it was, but still a good choice."
I had taken several groups over the years, pre covid to this resort this was the first trip post covid with a group of 22 divers. ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2024   Richard Jones
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aldora Divers   Cozumel   "Great week of diving"
We stayed at Aldora Villa and dove with Aldora Divers. The boats would pick us up at the villa for our dives. Boats were average... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2024   Richard Blackburn
1000+ Dives
 
Cozumel Marine World Dive shop/ Casa del Mar Hotel   Cozumel   "Avoid THIS UNSAFE DIVE SHOP AT ALL COSTS Certified Auditor says"
Cozumel Marine World Dive Shop Cozumel , MX 12/ 30/ 23 - 01/ 05/ 24 Clev. Area dive shop sponsored via Casa Del Mar Hotel Nitrox ... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
1/2024   Garth Peterson
1000+ Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar   Cozumel   "Great drift dives, formations"
Cozumel still has great drift dives, formations, swim throughs, sea horses, great visibility and sponges but the hard coral is ble... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2023   Robert Ferguson
500+ Dives
 
Koox Diving/ The Fives Downtown hotel and reside       "Cenote dives on the Yucatan peninsula"
The main reason I went on this trip was to dive the cenotes on the Yucatan peninsula. These are freshwater caverns (not caves) tha... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2023   Denis Collins
100+ Dives
 
Pro Dive/ Occidental       "Occidental/Pro Dive Cozumel November 2023"
The Hotel: We have stayed at over 6 resorts in Cozumel more than once and this was our 2nd stay at the Occidental. The resort is ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
11/2023   Jon Hoffmann
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Safari/ La Ceiba El Cid again w/ friends       "Mostly repeat of report # 11135 in 2019 EXCEPT more about diver me. "
This trip had very strong currents and blowing sand, and some lesser vis than usual. Required several repeats on some reefs but si... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2023   F. Rod Ellis
500+ Dives
 
Babieca Dive Center/ El Cid La Ceiba   Cozumel   "Returned again!"
Returned this year after a good experience last year except for the elevator not working last year. Pleased to report that there a... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2023   Ronald Bailey
1000+ Dives
 
scuba juan/ casa mexicana       "cozumel diving"
the good: casa mexicana had lots of divers; breakfast is 5 stars; scubajuan is close by ( 4 min. walk) the bad: none; slightly ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2023   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ [same]Barcelo Maya Riviera   Puerto Aventuras   "Ocean Okay, Cenotes Fantastic!"
Diving: Okay, & Great! My wife, son, and I did four dives over three days. Two were in the ocean, and two were in a cenote. My ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
1/2023   Ron Jyring
100+ Dives
 
Dressel Divers/ [same]Barcelo Maya Riviera   Puerto Aventuras   "Ocean Okay, Cenotes Fantastic!"
Diving: Okay, & Great! My wife, son, and I did four dives over three days. Two were in the ocean, and two were in a cenote. My ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
1/2023   Ron Jyring
100+ Dives
 
Dive Palancar/ Secrets Aura   Cozumel   "Consistently Good--diving, weather, value, etc."
NOTE: Above star ratings are "Caribbean Scale" I've been to Cozumel approximately 40 times over 45 years. It's changed from fabu... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   Randall S Preissig
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Dive Paradise/ Wyndham Cozumel Hotel       "Decent Diving with Dive Paradise"
Drift diving on reefs. Only one dive on Palancar; some kind of ration system? One Nurse shark. Eagle ray. Lots of turtles and fish... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   John Yavorsky
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Tres Pelicanos/ Quinta Suites       "Cozumel: November 2022"
I popped down to Cozumel for some diving with friends. We were a group of 9 from California, Florida, Arizona and Washington. We ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2022   Gregory S Bruce
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar       "International resort hotel chain with great accomodations."
All experienced divers in the group commented that the reefs were a little better than a few years ago although there was con... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2022   Bill Schlegel
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
XTC Dive Center   Xcalak   "Chinchorro Banks - salwater crocodiles!"
This was an expedition to dive with saltwater crocodiles; check out the full DIVE HARD trip report on YouTube: [. . . ] ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2022   Kabir Teja (Dive Hard)
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Palancar/ Secrets Aura Cozumel Full report   Cozumel   "Lesser dive sites now emphasized"
I'll try to emphasize what isn't said in other reports. First, Cozumel is suffering from the same coral decline, thought to be an... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2021   Randall S Preissig
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Scuba Du/ El Presidente Full report   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 
Alex Adventures Cozumel/ Wyndham Cozumel Hotel & Resort Full report       "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
 
Scuba Du/ Hotel InterContinental Presidente Full report   Cozumel   "resort diving in Cozumel with Scuba du Cozumel"
... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2021   Larry Schnabel
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Safari/ Cozumel Palace Full report   Cozumel   "Great to Get Back to Diving"
With so many countries still closed to foreigners due to COVID, returning to Mexico for diving was pretty simple. We were fully v... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
7/2021   Jeanette Hartshorn
500+ Dives
 
Rafael de la Parra/ na Full report   Isla Mujers   "Whale Sharks-north yucatan"
This was the start of a 2 week trip down the Yuccatan this past summer as Covid travel restrictions began to ease with part of my ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2021   Harvey Monroe
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar Full report       "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
 
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
Scuba Du/ InterContinental Presidente Full report   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
Photos available 
JULIOKINSCUBA/ Hotel Barracuda Full report       "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
 
Aldora Divers/ Hotel B Cozumel Full report   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
 
Blue XT~Sea Diving/ Casa Mexicana Full report       "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
Salty Endeavors / Sunscape Sabor Full report   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 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report   [Cozumel   "Good trip but diving not as good as in past"
Have been to Cozumel 2- 3 times a year since 1999. Knew ahead of time that the south end of island was closed to diving but went an... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2019   F Jeffrey Charney
500+ 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
 
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
Solo Buceo Full report   C58 wreck & reef   "Cancun Wreck and Reef with Solo Buceo"
Videos I have of my trips with Solo Buceo: [. . . ] for C58 wreck dive [. . . ] ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2019   James Devine
500+ Dives
Photos available 
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 
Dive Palancar/ Allegro Cozumel Full report   Southern reefs   "Am I the only guy who tells it like it is in Cozumel?"
Am I the only guy who thinks the diving currently in Cozumel stinks? Or are you guys a bunch of newbies who think the diving ther... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2019   Shawn McDermott
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Palancar/ Allegro Cozumel Full report   Cozumel Southern Reefs   "Is it over for Cozumel? PROBABLY"
Been saying it for two years now, but now Cozumel, with its dying reef infrastructure and meager fish population, is in perilous c... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   Shawn McDermott
1000+ Dives
4Helpful vote(s) received
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report       "Cozumel with a side trip to Tulum"
This was my forth trip to Cozumel over a twenty year time span. My wife had never been so I wanted to introduce her to the warm, ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   Peter Neubauer
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
XTC Dive Center/ Casa de suenos Full report   Xcalak   "Southern Yucatan"
XTC has a large staff, and offer all PADI certifications. They had 4 Dive Master Trainees, 1 or 2 who accompanied dive groups alon... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
1/2019   eric williamson
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Palancar/ Allegro Cozumel Full report   Cozumel southern reefs   "14-day stay marred by 5 days of port closure and vicious current"
This was my third trip to Cozumel in 2018, just a little late to make it into the newest Chapbook. I arrived on Dec. 2, with airf... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   Shawn McDermott
1000+ Dives
 
Maple Leaf Scuba Full report   Cozumel   "High winds ... not many dives possible!"
After fourteen months of not diving because of a couple of eyes surgeries, I decided to go to Cozumel for a quick seven day trip. ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2018   Raymond Haddad
500+ Dives
 
Mexico Divers/ Marina Paraiso Full report   Isla Mujeres   "Avoid Mexico Divers"
We went to Isla Mujeres mainly to participate in a whale shark research trip, which was amazing. SO MANY sharks and mantas. But ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   Beverly Sobelman
100+ Dives
 
Dive Palancar/ Allegro Cozumel Full report   Cozumel southern reefs   "Cozumel--ain't what it use-ta be"
Allegro Cozumel is not great since Barcelo took over. I have a time share there and Barcelo does not support the First Club as mu... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   Shawn McDermott
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Aldora Divers/ airbnb Full report       "What's up with Aldora?"
We have used Aldora 3 times now over the years, twice in the past 2 years. We found them through Undercurrent in 2001 and were imp... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   mark magers
250+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
Dive House/ Fiesta Americana Full report       "Great Cozumel Diving"
Dive house did a great job of managing our group of 10- 12 divers with a range of skills and experience. I arrived two days late d... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2018   Kendall Valentine
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Sand Dollar Sports/ Carnival Cruise Line Full report       "Always Ask About Alternatives"
I write this for the divers who go into a port on a cruise ship that have booked the excursion through the cruise line. There are ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
12/2017   Craig Williams
250+ Dives
 
Dive House/ Fiesta Americana Full report   Cozumel   "Fiesta Americana and Dive House"
Although I have stayed at Fiesta Americana about 5 times over the last 20 years, this was my first stay since being renovated and ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   Jon Hoffmann
500+ Dives
 
Dreamtime Dive Resort Full report       "Chinchorro Bank by Land"
The adventure began on March 4, 2011. Divers from Chicago, Philadelphia, and Denver, converged in Cancun for an overnight stay. E... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2017   Randy Kettering
500+ Dives
 
Scuba Du/ El Presidente Full report       "An Adequate Substitute"
My wife's idiot husband was looking at the wrong month on the calendar when he made the dive reservations with Living Underwate... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   David Vickery & Suzanne Leeson
500+ Dives
 
Dive Palancar/ Allegro Cozumel First Club Full report   Southern Reefs   "It didn't get better since April/May"
This was my second trip of 2017, and usually by this time it would have been my third, except I passed on my usual February/ March ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2017   Shawn McDermott
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Rafael de la Parra/ Casa de Los Suenos Full report   Ilsa Mujeres   "Whale Sharks with The Pros"
This was our second trip to snorkel with the whale sharks 30 miles off the coast of isla Mujeres and Holbox, Quintana Roo , Mexico... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
7/2017   Howard Kaiser
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report       "Carnaval Week"
We were there during "Carnaval", which made our time on land more interesting and entertaining. Gorgeous costumes, the crowning of... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2017   Nancy L Balch
100+ Dives
 
Dive House/ Fiesta Americana Full report   Cozumel   "Fun diving"
The Fiesta Americana Hotel has been refurbished and is really nice. Its all- inclusive and the food is pretty good. Not 5 star bu... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2016   David Funderburk
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Pro Dive Mexico/ Occidental Grand Cozumel Full report       "Nice swim throughs!"
The resort Occidental Grand Cozumel is nice. They are currently undergoing major renovations. We got lucky we got a newly renova... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2016   Raymond Haddad
250+ Dives
 
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