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Dive Review of Aldora Divers/casa del mar] in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Aldora Divers/casa del mar]: "cozemal gems", Aug, 2018,

by kenneth labarbera, CA, US ( 2 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10404 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
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 5 stars
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Comments The last time I dove Cozumel was in the early 1980ís. At that time lobster, grouper, turtles, sharks and all types of large reef fish filled the waters. Sadly, that has all changed over time. The one thing that has not changed is the water visibility and beautiful reefs.
We stayed at Casa Del Mar Dive Resort. This is, in my opinion, a hidden gem in a crowded tourist town. The resort itself is a few miles south of downtown and large tourist cruise ship docking. Casa Del Mar is very clean and well cared for facility. Its tropical landscaping is a pleasant change from the prevailing, typical local high-rise hotels. Rooms are serviced every day and the entire staff ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Aldora Divers   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Calif. coast, Hawaii, Fiji, Soloman
Islands, BWI, Bahamas, Turk/Caicos, Cocos Islands, Truk Lagoon, Guam, Mex. Revillagigedo/Socorro Islands, Sea of Cortez, St. Kitts, Belize, Aruba, Florida Keys, Cancun, Cozumel, Bora Bora, Tahati
Closest Airport coz Getting There sacramento-huston-cozumel

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm, surge
Water Temp 82-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 100-130 Ft/ 30-40 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions computer profile diving. Watchful and attentive dive masters...great briefings
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments lots of small critters not much in the way of big creatures on west shore...north was a different story with great diversity in both size and marine types. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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