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

Aldora Divers/Villa Aldora: "Cozumel west-side southern reefs with Aldora Divers, July 2017", Jul, 2017,

by Numa Gottardi-Littell, IL, US ( 1 report). Report 9664.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Chuck Lagoon (09/1998); Western Coral Sea and SS Yongala wreck (12/1999); Niihau HI (07/2010)
Closest Airport CZM (Cozumel, QRoo Méx) Getting There Chicago to Houston, connect Houston to Cozumel

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas surge
Water Temp 88 to 90 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions no-deco limits; stay with guide
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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 5 stars
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Comments Excellent operation with corresponding staff and facilities (inclusive for dive boats and equipment available for rental); use of steel 120 cylinders highly is appreciated; two-tank morning dives with early-AM boat pick-up at Villa Aldora pier and ca. one-hour surface interval at Palancar Beach, first dive typically 80-90ft range (e.g., Palancar Cue ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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