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Dive Review of Dive Paradise in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Dive Paradise: "Return to Cozumel", Sep, 2017,

by Jerome M Hobart, NY, US (Contributor Contributor 14 reports). Report 10036.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving [Maldives, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Cozumel, Bonaire, Florida Keys, Bahamas, Curacao, Dominica, Cayman Islands, Belize, Grenada, Niagara River, St. Eustatius, Raja Ampat, Yap, Fiji, Palau, Honduras.
Closest Airport Cozumel Getting There Cancun and then Ferry from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy, cloudy Seas calm
Water Temp 82 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 100 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]Stay in group with guide. 100 ft. maximum unless guide goes deeper. Surface with group. Usually about 50 minutes. Safety Stop of 3 minutes at 15 feet.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 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 [None]Small bucket for cameras, otherwise no other special facilities. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 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 [None]This was my 11th dive trip to Cozumel over the last 20 years. For various reasons( less crowded, less expensive, warm water, etc.) I have tried to pick the period in Sept. just after the Labor Day weekend. One of the negatives( I will discuss another later) is the possibility of hurricanes. You can't beat Cozumel for the dollar. Food and beer is cheap and my dive buddy and I like to eat in town at a different restaurant each night ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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