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Dive Review of Dive Aventuras/Catalonia Riviera May in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Riviera Maya

Dive Aventuras/Catalonia Riviera May, Sep, 2014,

by Loretta Williams, OH, US ( 1 report). Report 7744.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments We bought a dive package that included 2-tank cenote dives and three, 2-tank ocean dives including nitrox; complimentary roundtrip airport and hotel shuttle and shuttle service between hotel and dive shop. Package also included 7-night accommodations at all-inclusive (meals and alcohol and non-alcoholic drinks)at the hotel, Catalonia Riviera Maya.

Dive staff set-up gear for each ocean dive and thoroughly rinsed gear after each day of diving. We were able to store dive gear overnight. We saw lots of turtles, seashorse, porcupine fish, eels, lobsters, blennies, angelfish. September is the rainy season so we experienced days of hot humid temperatures and cloudy rainy mornings or afternoons. Very easy diving inspite of the currents. Divemasters allowed divers to spend several minutes at different reef spots. Due to warm water temperatures, we were vey comfortable wearing dive skins.
Websites Dive Aventuras   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Mexico Riviera Maya
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 80-84°F / 27-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-60 Ft/ 15-18 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Each had limits due to the selected sites. With dives ending once the first diver reached 700psi.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Boats do not have designated camera table or buckets. Staff very attentive to assisting divers with handling cameras.
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