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Dive Review of Dressel Divers/Iberostart Cozumel and Playa del Ca in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel and the Yucatan

Dressel Divers/Iberostart Cozumel and Playa del Ca: "Mexican Trifecta...3 days Cozumel, 2 days Cenotes, whale shark snorkle", Jul, 2019,

by Bill Schlegel, MO, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports with 16 Helpful votes). Report 11258.

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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 2 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments This is a review of a three part trip scheduled as one coordinated trip and involving the same hotel chain and diver operator in all locators.
Cozumel drift diving followed by transfer to the Riviera Maya and diving the cenotes in Yucatan and then a day of whaleshark snorkeling off of Isla Mujares. The ratings and comments listed are for the Iberostar Cozumel resort and the Iberostar Tucan resort in the Yucatan. The accomodations in Cozumel were good but the Tucan (near Playa del Carmen) ... 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 About everywhere.
Closest Airport Cozumel or Cancun Getting There Easy travel to / from either aitport from USA

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 82-83°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 75-100 Ft/ 23-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Less thatn 100 feet or Nitrox depth restrictions.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 2 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 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Not really anything on or boat for photographers in the Cozumel portion of this trip. Several boats were there and all were different.
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By report author: Bill Schlegel in MO, US at Nov 17, 2019 11:16 EST  
Very helpful
By report author: Bill Schlegel in MO, US at Nov 17, 2019 11:19 EST  
We will see if this turns out to be a regular itinerary.
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