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Dive Review of Aqua Adventures Eco Diving/Nautibeach in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Isla Mujeres

Aqua Adventures Eco Diving/Nautibeach: "Whale Sharks, Statues, and Cenotes - all-in-one trip", Aug, 2016,

by Ken Kurtis, CA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9110.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food N/A
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 2 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Pix located at: [kenkurtis.smugmug.com link]

Trip report located at: [reefseekers.com link]

I was here for two weeks back-to-back with two different groups. Different challenges, opportunities, and experiences both weeks. Read all about it.

- Ken Kurtis

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving I dive all over the world on a regular basis (please don't hate me).
Closest Airport Cancun Getting There Fly to Cancun, van to Puerto Juarez, ferry to Isla Mujeres, taxi to hotel, then taxi or walk to various docks for the dives

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 77-84°F / 25-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 20-80 Ft/ 6-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Whale sharks rules must be followed, no-touch policy in the MPA, must stay with guide in the cenotes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 2 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 5 stars

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities 1 stars
UW Photo Comments Great opportunity to photo Whale Sharks from touching distance.
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By will dewin MI, US at May 21, 2017 10:20 EST  
Link to trip report not functioning.....................
By report author: Ken Kurtis in CA, US at May 22, 2017 12:07 EST  
Thanks for the info. i thin k this is on the Undercurrent side. Not sure how to fix it. But here's the direct link to the report my website: www.reefseekers.com/PIXPAGES/Isla%20Mujeres%202016/Isla%20Mujeres%202016%202016%20trip%20report.html
By will dewin MI, US at May 23, 2017 20:04 EST  
Got it; thanks for speedy response!
By Howard Kaiserin MO, US at Mar 30, 2019 08:30 EST  
Hi Ken: Throughout your several trips to Isla Mujeres- is there any snorkeling reachable from shore and are there condos etc for rent for 3-4 days- not a full week? Thanks hkaiser0711@gmail.com
By report author: Ken Kurtis in CA, US at Mar 30, 2019 13:08 EST  
Although I've never tried snorkeling from shore, based on where we dive when around the island, I don't think so. As for condos, I'm sure there are (I'm sure you could do Nautibeach for less than a week) but I don't have any specifics.
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