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Dive Review of Dressel Divers in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Puerto Aventuras

Dressel Divers: "Ocean Okay, Cenotes Fantastic!", Jan, 2023,

by Ron Jyring, ND, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 12765.

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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 1 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Diving: Okay, & Great!

My wife, son, and I did four dives over three days. Two were in the ocean, and two were in a cenote. My wife and I have our own gear, my son rented all equipment. The total price was US $1068.00. The company appears to cater largely to beginning/casual divers, like us.

The first dive was in the ocean (required, as my son hadnít dived in a while). The dive shop was on shore, a modest walk to the pier, and then a long walk to the boat. We had to carry our own gear. Not horrible, but be aware if youíre older or otherwise less-abled. There was a very rough but short ride to the reef. Visibility was ~40 feet. The reef appeared healthy to me. There were many small fish (juvenile triggerfish?), but very few larger ones. There was a single spiny lobster, one pipefish, and only one pair of Fre ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving ND, FL Keys, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, Cozumel, Akumal, Puerto Aventuras, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, Big Island
Closest Airport CUN Getting There The Cancun airport is very large, with lots of connections, so no trouble there.
Our problems involved ground transport. Mexican Travel Solutions appears to be a middle-man that failed to provide us with our pre-purchased return to the airport. (The ride to the hotel was fine.) They did not return texts, and I had to spend well over an hour on hold, only to be disconnected. We had to make other arrangements (Speedy Shuttle - very good), and were denied a refund. We'll never use MTS again.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas choppy, surge, no currents
Water Temp 82-82°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 35-40 Ft/ 11-12 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 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 There was no setup for photography. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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