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Dive Review of Babieca Dive Center/La Ceiba Beach in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel

Babieca Dive Center/La Ceiba Beach: "Very good except for the elevator in the tower", Aug, 2022,

by Ronald Bailey, VA, US (Contributor Contributor 16 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 12010.

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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 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments The dive shop, dive master, boat crew did a very good job. Compared to other dive operations that picked up divers, some of those boats were packed jammed. Babieca's boat had only 8 max divers, had twin engines and zipped to the dive sites very quickly. Maybe the fastest boat there. Many dives were drift dive ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Babieca Dive Center   La Ceiba Beach

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Bahamas, Roatan, Florida Keys and springs, Saba, Fiji, Palau, Hawaii, Turk and Caicos, Caymans, St. Kitts, St. Croix, Curacaqo, Dominican Republic
Closest Airport czm Getting There Roanoke to Charlotte to Cozumel
Flight was a little late getting there. Coming back flight from Charlotte to Roanoke was about 2 hours late.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 82-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 110-130 Ft/ 34-40 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive depths recommended and Watched carefully by the dive guide. But done with safety in mind.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments At the end of the first day of shore diving, my strobe conked out. So I did some first time video and still with no ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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