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Dive Review of Blue XT~Sea Diving/Casa Mexicana in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Blue XT~Sea Diving/Casa Mexicana: "Cozumel Trip Report December 2020", Dec, 2020,

by Gregory S Bruce, WA, US (Contributor Contributor 18 reports with 15 Helpful votes). Report 11503.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 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 3 stars
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Comments For the first time in 6 years, we flew directly into Cozumel instead of flying into Cancun, shuttling to Playa del Carmen and doing the bag drag and ferry across to Cancun.

This was made possible due to the price drop in airfares as a result of the 2020 COVID pandemic. I do not like to do Red Eye’s, so instead opted for an easy 12:30pm flight out of Portland, OR on United to Houston on a Saturday and spent a comfortable night in the Airport Marriott Hotel. Got up and had breakfast and boarded the 10:20am flight to CZM and was there 2 hours later (3 hours with the time change).

Immigration and customs went very smoothly. We were in first class and were among the first few people off of the plane and there were no other planes that had arrived just prior to us and we walked through Immigration in about 2 minutes. Our bags arrived about 7 minutes later. We cruised through customs and out the door and walked a few steps to the shuttle window to purchase our 2 tickets to get us to our hotel. We paid 50 pes ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Thailand, Vietnam, Channel Islands, So Cal Coast, Pacific NW, Monterey-CA, Grand Cayman, Bonaire, Belize, Philippines
Closest Airport CZM Getting There Fly to Cancun and shuttle to Playa del Carmen and ferry to Cozumel or fly directly into Cozumel

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 78-80°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40-80 Ft/ 12-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive the limits of your tank. Come up with 500 psi. For own safety, stick with group or be competent to release a surface marker buoy from depth and follow it up.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 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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By Craig A Woodin PA, US at Jan 07, 2021 09:22 EST  
Nice review, glad you enjoyed your trip. I'm jealous
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