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Dive Review of Cozumel Marine World/Casa del Mar in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel

Cozumel Marine World/Casa del Mar: "Caribbean diving in mild current with lots of coral and fish", Mar, 2019,

by Joel Snyder, AZ, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 23 reports with 16 Helpful votes). Report 10880 has 2 Helpful votes.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 1 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 5 stars
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Comments Cozumel Feb 2019 Trip Report

We went diving for a week in Cozumel. The trip was organized by the OBDC and included an all-inclusive stay at Cozumel's Casa del Mar and diving with Cozumel Marine World (the on-premises dive shop). During the last days of February, water temperature was very nice, typically in the range of 78 to 80 degrees; I dove in my 3mm jacket with no problems and no need for additional protection. Like all Cozumel diving, there are currents, although we saw few strong ones except at depths. Outside weather was lovely, with A/C in our rooms but good air temperature during the day and night---not too cold and not too hot. We had some rain in the evenings, but not ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Cozumel Marine World   Casa del Mar

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Asia; Carib; Mexico; Hawaii; Red Sea
Closest Airport Cozumel CZM Getting There Infrequent international flights, but still good access from the US. Not hard to get to. Avoid coming from Cancun via Ferry.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 78-80°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 75-100 Ft/ 23-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Keep with divemaster, return to boat with divemaster if at all possible.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments This shop doesn't really cater to UWP. There is a rinse tank on the boat, but divers and dive masters throw other ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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