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Dive Review of Living Underwater in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Living Underwater: "Living Underwater", Jun, 2015,

by Bobby Lamb, GA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports). Report 8250.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude N/A Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Whenever my wife and I dive Cozumel, we book with Jeremy at Living Underwater exclusively.

Most important to me is bottom time. During this trip, we averaged about 1 hour underwater in 10 dives over 5 days. I have never approached that much bottom time diving with any other operator anywhere.

Jeremy is just Zen as a dive master underwater. He focuses on the clients and if they are comfortable underwater, working with them on good buoyancy. He can find amazing small (I mean tiny) seahorses, pipefish, and of course larger creatures. He moves so slowly and calmly that he improves divers because of his style and demeanor. There is no rushing, no clock watching, no fighting the current.

The dive boat, Jewfish, is fast, (twin 120hp outboards) rides like a dream, itís spacious, covered, well laid out and designed. You back roll out with easy access to handoff your gear after the dive. A large ladder and crew to handle your gear make the exits simple. You have a seat cushion to sit on, bottled water before and after the dive and snacks between including fresh fruit. They usually do a surface interval on the beach at a club. Dry towels and coats are handed out after each dive. This is valet service and they take care of your gear, help you get your gear on. You hand off your BC in the water to the boat and climb out unencumbered. My wife and I really enjoy how easy this makes diving and since we are on vacation, the unhurried atmosphere.

Jeremy has had the same crew for years and they work like a well-oiled machine. They are very service oriented. They make you feel like part of the operation with smiles and a positive attitude. In my opinion, this is the best operation in Cozumel and one of the best in the world.
Websites Living Underwater   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving SE Florida Coast and Caribbean
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp -°F / -°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100-100 Ft/ 30-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 5 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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