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Dive Review of Aldora Divers/Villa Aldora in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel

Aldora Divers/Villa Aldora, Dec, 2009,

by David Van Ryn, IN, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 5273.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving US, Pacific and Caribbean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather rainy, cloudy Seas
Water Temp 82 to Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 70 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Tended to dive as a group (drift diving). Using high capacity tanks, our average dives were 60-70 mins with a high 105!
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food N/A
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Villa Aldora is a great, small place for small groups to have a wonderful vacation. Not in the middle of the "fast and furious" downtown area means peace and quiet. Dive operation as professional as ever with flexible destinations and amazing bottom times. Allows you to see some of the better/deeper parts of the reef and stay long enough to enjoy it. When you travel to dive, what you want is to be underwater. They also offer afternoon/evening dives as well as dives to the little visited North end. Highly recommend the entire operation.
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