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Dive Review of Aldora Divers/Vista Del Mar in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel Island

Aldora Divers/Vista Del Mar: "About as good as you can get in the Caribbean", Oct, 2014,

by DOHN HENION, CA, US ( 1 report). Report 7918.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Irian Jaya, Palau, Fiji, Cook Islands, Halmahera, Sulawesi, Cozumel, Grenada, Jamaica, Bahamas, Hawaii, California, etc..
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 71 to 87 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 100 to 300 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Let them know when down to 1000 or 5 minutes before decompression mode. If you were a heavy breather you could use the guide's octopus so that everyone dives until 700 pounds. Three minute safety stop. Everyone goes up together unless there is an equipment failure.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments If you were diving with a group of non-photographers they just wanted you to keep up to the point that they could see your ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Chose Aldora because they cater to advanced divers. Dove with them for five days. Started out with their "Aventure Dives" north of Barracuda Reef - outside the marine reserve called Tiburcio and El Puente 2. Corals healthy and saw a "sleeping" silky shark divesting itself of parasites in a cave that receives a supply of fresh water. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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