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Dive Review of Aldora Divers/Hotel Cozumel & Resort in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Aldora Divers/Hotel Cozumel & Resort: "Six years in a row", Aug, 2015,

by Al Krenz, IL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8744.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments I like Cozumel as an "end of summer" dive trip. Inexpensive, easy to get to and very nice diving. Have gone the past six years in a row and about 14 times overall. Hotel Cozumel is a solid three stars (out of five) and with the all-inclusive package, a great bargain. Food has been pretty good the past few years but the meal portion of the hotel package is so inexpensive that you're not losing much if you go to eat outside of the hotel on occasion. The rooms were clean, well maintained and comfortable. Short walk to the dock area where we were picked up by Aldora Divers each morning about 7:45 AM. I've used Aldora Divers at least 10-12 times over the years so I obviously like them Memo and his staff are always great. Typically, you're on a small, fast boat with a total of six divers. You can opt for steel 120 tanks if you wish. Average dive times were 1:15 - 1:20 minutes. Will go back again in 2016!!!
Websites Aldora Divers   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Lake Michigan (off Chicago and Milwaukee), San Diego, Cozumel, Belize, Roatan, Truk Lagoon, Fiji, Yap, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Turks & Caicos, Palau, Bonaire, Australia, Galapagos
Closest Airport Cozumel Getting There Chicago - Dallas - Cozumel

Dive Conditions

Weather windy Seas
Water Temp 83-86°F / 28-30°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60-80 Ft/ 18-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Reasonable depth limits mentioned but usually, we were with divers with the same experience so no one did anything stupid.
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 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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]
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