Main Menu
Join Undercurrent on Facebook

The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975 | |
For Divers since 1975
The Private, Exclusive Guide for Serious Divers Since 1975
Join Undercurrent on Facebook
"Best of the Web: scuba tips no other
source dares to publish" -- Forbes
 

Dive Review of Dive with Alison/Occedental Alegro "Grand"] in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Dive with Alison/Occedental Alegro "Grand"], Aug, 2004,

by Phil Tobin, Oregon, USA . Report 1227.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Florida, Thailand, BVI, Bahamas, Dom. Republic, Red Sea,
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, currents
Water Temp 83 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 75 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 750lbs head for 15 feet and deco stop
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 2 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Wife and I have 150 dives in 2.5 years. This was our first trip to Cozumel. Went looking on the internet for small, attentive, dive operation and we found Alison. She was everything we had hoped for. She was prompt, at 8:30 each morning for 8 days she was at our pier at the Alegro Grand. We had arranged for 3 dives each day, and she was more than cooperative in choosing the appropriate sights for each dive. She would take a max of 7 divers, and Carlos assisted and drove the boat. We had all ranges of divers aboard each day from beginners to advanced, and she was able to make each dive enjoyable for everyone. Alison was extremely concerned for safty, without giving you the feeling of babysitting. Her rates are fair. Her personality is up beat and often humorous. She loves diving and the water, and she takes her diving very seriously. She was a great guide and able to point out critters that we would have passed right over. When we return to Cozumel, I wouldn't even think of diving with anyone else.
Was this report helpful to you?
Bookmark and Share
Leave a comment (Subscribers only -- 200 words max)
Subscribers can comment here
 

Subscribe Now
Subscribers can post comments, ask the reviewer questions, as well as getting immediate and complete access to ALL 843 dive reviews of Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan and all other dive destinations. Complete access to all issues and Chapbooks is also included.

Bookmark and Share
Featured Links from Our Sponsors
Interested in becoming a sponsor?
Island Dreams Travel
Island Dreams Travel
Island Dreams specializes in dive travel to Cozumel. We've dived it many times ourselves, and stand ready to customize your Cozumel scuba diving adventure.

Want to assemble your own collection of Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan reports in one place?
Use the Mini Chapbook Facility to create your personalized collection.

Note: The information here was reported by the author above, but has NOT been reviewed nor edited by Undercurrent prior to posting on our website. Please report any major problems by writing to us and referencing the report number above.

Undercurrent Home


Get more dive info like these and other important scuba updates sent monthly to your email.
And a FREE Recent Issue of Undercurrent

Free Undercurrent Issue
Get a free
monthly email and
a sample issue!



Find in  

| Home | Online Members Area | My Account | Login | Join |
| Travel Index | Dive Resort & Liveaboard Reviews | Featured Reports | Recent Issues | Back Issues |
| Dive Gear Index | Health/Safety Index | Environment & Misc. Index | Seasonal Planner | Blogs | Free Articles | Book Picks | News |
| Special Offers | RSS | FAQ | About Us | Contact Us | Links |


Copyright © 1996-2017 Undercurrent (www.undercurrent.org)
3020 Bridgeway, Ste 102, Sausalito, Ca 94965
All rights reserved.

Page displayed in 0.06 seconds