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Aldora Divers/ Beach House Rental South of Town Full report N   [N/A]   Aldora Divers runs a very nice operation. The boat picked us up at a hotel pier near our beach house between 7: 30 and 8: 00 am eac... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2003   Roger, Donna & Kate Soape
250+ Dives
 
Advanced Divers/ Presidente Intercontinental Full report N   [N/A]   Itís been nearly two years since we visited Cozumel. Many things have changed, but one thing hasnít: the great service and diving ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2003   Jack Gibson
500+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Plaza Las Glorias Full report N   [N/A]   Dive guides were friendly and knowledgable. The fastboat option was worth the extra money. These boats were good condition and got... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
6/2003   Charles Seder
<100 Dives
 
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report N   [N/A]   We were pleasantly surprised at the diving with only "gentle" currents present. We expected "ripping" from what we'd previously r... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2003   Lisa Jabusch
100+ Dives
 
Dive With Martin/ Summer Place Inn Full report N   Cozumel   First I would like to say that the Summer Place Inn was a wonderful place to stay. It is a bed and breakfast. There was an open ... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
4/2003   Jennifer
<100 Dives
 
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Akumal Dive Center/ Oasis Akumal Full report N   Akumal   Oasis Akumal is a nice, quiet, small property with a nice beach and decent snorkling. The food is good and the staff is friendly ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2003   Richard Powers
100+ Dives
 
Akumal Dive Center/ Oasis Akumal Full report N   Akumal   Oasis Akumal is a nice, quiet, small property with a nice beach and decent snorkling. The food is good and the staff is friendly ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2003   Richard Powers
100+ Dives
 
RZ Explorers/ Park Royal Full report N   [N/A]   Let me start with the dive operation, RZ Exporers operates out of Chankanaab park and on Palancar beach. Our first dive was at Cha... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2003   Randall Robertson
<100 Dives
 
Sand Dollar Sports/ Reef Club Full report N   [N/A]   Traveled by US Airlines without incident and on time. The TSA staff is much quicker and nicer than the rent- a- cops who used to do ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
2/2003   James Reilly and Fran Klass
500+ Dives
 
Aqua Safaris/ Vista del Mar Full report N   [N/A]   This was a budget trip, so I didn't expect the best. Vista del Mar overlooks the harbor, has no beach. Rooms renovated and rather... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2003   Mary K. Wicksten
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Costa Club/Las Brisas Full report N   [N/A]   The diving: Overall, very good! This, our sixth trip to Cozumel in the past 14 years, has seen improvements in the protection of... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2002   Debbie Pasich
500+ Dives
 
Dive Paradise/ Costa Club Full report N   [N/A]   Cozumel continues to be a great dive value. Dive paradise boats left the dock around 8: 30 AM and, for the most part, were not too... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2002   Al Krenz
250+ Dives
 
Papa Hog's Scuba Emporium/ Reef Club Full report N   [N/A]   Strong Currents. Dive boat was crowded with children out of school. Would go back at another time when school is in session in the... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
7/2002   Jay
<100 Dives
 
Papa Hog/ Villa Blanca Full report N   [N/A]   We had the same DM all week, and he was accomodating. Strong currents and down currents on several dive sites. Small group... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2002   Barry Klickstein
250+ Dives
 
Pepe Scuba/ Coral Princess Club Full report N   [N/A]   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 N   [N/A]   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
 
Dressel Divers/ Iberostar N   [N/A]   "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
 
XTC Dive Center/ Casa Cara Cola Full report N   Xcalak   "XTC/Southern Yucatan/Xcalak"
XTC is a 5 Star PADI facility and the staff are as capable and experienced as one could hope for in this type of location. Cour... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   Michael O'Reilly
1000+ Dives
 
Yucatek Divers Full report N   [N/A]   "Cenotes are nice, but who made you GOD?"
The cenotes are fun to dive, but the lead dive guide was a jerk. All of our group had been in the cenotes several times, but this... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
6/2017   Craig Gibson
500+ Dives
 
Dive Palancar/ Allegro Full report N   Southern reefs, Cozumel   "Last year, great. This year not so much."
The last time I'd been to Cozumel before my May 2017 trip was in December'16 when I wrapped up 40 weeks of time down there spread ... Full report  
2 stars
2 stars  
5/2017   Shawn McDermott
1000+ Dives
 
Flamingo HOTEL/ [same]FLAMINGO h HOLBOX Full report N   ]HOLBOX ISLAND   "whale sharks at Holbox Island"
Holbox island is a laid- back , safe place , and Flamingo hotel is a charming , quiet place at the tip of the isle . WHALESHA... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
8/2016   CAUSSIOL
250+ Dives
 
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report N   [N/A]   In a nutshell if you want to go and dive Cozumel for a week and not have to deal with making too many decisions you canít beat Scu... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
1/2014   Brian Schultze
<100 Dives
 
Tarraya/ Royal Hideaway Full report N   Playa del Carmen, Mexico   I wish I had known that we would not have been diving with Chivo (Martin Duran) who is a great divemaster and Instructor who reall... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
7/2013   Kenneth A Skitt
1000+ Dives
 
Luum Ha/ royal mayan Full report N   [N/A]   Alfredo ran a very professional dive operation. He is a very experienced cave diver who leads both ocean (wreck and reef)dives and... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
1/2012   Michael R Smith
1000+ Dives
 
AquaWorld/ Cozumel Palace] Full report N   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/ Royal Islander Full report N   Cancun   the good: mostly well behaved divers; only I had own equipment; Irish scotish and canadian got along ok; the crew was prepared fo... Full report  
2 stars
1 stars  
6/2011   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Scuba Club Cozumel Full report N   [N/A]   There were two groups on the boat we were assigned with a total of 23 sport divers. The drift diving mandated the groups enter the... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
11/2008   Douglas Beal, MD
500+ Dives
 
Dive Palancar/ Occidental Grand Full report N   [N/A]   The hotel was a very nice all- inclusive. 5- 10 minute walk from room to the dive shop. Divers do all the hauling and cleaning of ... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
6/2008   Mike Judd
250+ Dives
 
Aldora/ Aldora Villa Full report N   [N/A]   For regular visitors to the Villa - sorry to report that Kay and Greg have returned to the states. They left the morning of April ... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
5/2008   Stan Blankenship
<100 Dives
 
Aqua Safari/ Hotel Cozumel Full report N   [N/A]   I had always heard so much about Cozumel, but I this was my first trip. . . I wasn't impressed. It is an easy flight from Housto... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
6/2006   Rick Tuss
500+ Dives
 
Manta Divers/ Best Western Caribe Plaza Full report N   Cancun   We didn't expect much as the reef begins just to the south of Cancun and we were not disappointed. Modest corals and a few sponges... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
2/2006   James Reilly
250+ Dives
 
Blue Bubbles Full report N   [N/A]   Lost At Sea for nearly an Hour after dive was completed!!! I recently returned from Cozumel. We dove with Blue Bubbles also kno... Full report  
2 stars
2 stars  
1/2006   JIm
500+ Dives
 
Cozumel Sports/ Reef Club Full report N   [N/A]   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
 
Aquaworld/ Moon Palace Full report N   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
 
Mahekal Beach Resort Full report N   [N/A]   "Playa del Carmen"
I dive for 52 years. This month, my young wife and I went to Playa del Carmen for her to discover snorkling and diving. I was not ... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
9/2016   Bernard Dubois
500+ Dives
 
Scuba Tony/ Residencias Reef Full report N   [N/A]   "Just OK"
Dove with Scuba Tony for about a week in early March. Picked them because of glowing reviews on TripAdvisor. Very responsive and e... Full report  
1 stars
4 stars  
3/2016   Ryan Black
<100 Dives
 
Sand Dollar Sports Full report N   [N/A]   These were two (2) dives that were set up by Carnival Cruise lines. Completely unimpressive/ disappointing. This was my first time ... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
6/2014   Jack Cullin
250+ Dives
 
Aqua Adventures/ Casa de Los Suenos Full report N   Isla Mujeres   The Good: we stayed at Casa de Los Suenos ( House of Dreams) for our 20th anniversary. Suenos is a small and very beautiful boutiq... Full report  
1 stars
2 stars  
6/2014   Howard Kaiser
500+ Dives
 
Maya Palms Resort Full report N   [N/A]   Good morning, We just got back from Mexico last night. I am requesting a refund for two days of diving, accommodations and meals... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
3/2012   Milann C Reynolds
1000+ Dives
 
dive with martin/ hotel cozumel and resort Full report N   cozumel   Booked this trip thru orbitz. . Flight plus hotel with full buffet breakfast from san francisco $777. 00 for package, next day orbitz... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
8/2009   mal patterson
250+ Dives
 
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