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

Dressel Divers/Iberostar: "good times and good value", Aug, 2016,

by Jim Braswell, CO, US ( 2 reports). Report 9093.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments The Iberostar is one of the southern resorts on the island. This means the boat rides are very short. The resort and the dive shop are well run by people who seem interested in making sure that everyone has a good and safe dive. Experienced divers were given more freedom and new divers were well looked after. The currents were stronger than I have experienced there before but were manageable. The whole package offered a lot of bang for the buck. New this trip was free nitrox. I would recommend Dressel and the Iberostar.
Websites Dressel Divers   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Cozumel Honduras Akumal Bahamas Fiji Truk Cayman Bonaire T&C Hawaii
Closest Airport Cozumel Getting There via Miami

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 80-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60-80 Ft/ 18-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Time limits were from 40 to 60 minutes. Depth limit was claimed to be 90 feet but there were no problems when we hit 100 feet.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

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