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Dive Review of Planet Scuba/Hard Rock resort in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cenotes in Riveria Maya

Planet Scuba/Hard Rock resort: "Safety conscious and at slow pace", Mar, 2015,

by Mr Rodney Bade, SD, US ( 2 reports). Report 8148.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, Andros Bahamas, Utila, Play del Carmin, Seattle, Florida, Minnesota and yes South Dakota
Closest Airport Cancun Getting There Hard rock resort offers transportation for the one hour bus ride from Cancun airport

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 74 to 76 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 100 to 200 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Followed the guide and stayed on the marked trail. Was not allowed to go through the hydrogen sulfate layer at Angelita :(
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals N/A 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments My wife and I stayed at the Hard Rock resort, which is about 10 minutes south of Playa Del Carmen, the last week of Feb. 2015. Planet Scuba would pick us up at the resort at 8:15am and take us to the dive shop located in the gated community of Puerto Aventuras just a mile or so south on the main road. It did take about 15-20 minutes by the time one drives in and out of the resort and the dive shop area. Once at the dive shop gear and tanks were loaded up in the vehicle we were to use for the day. We did the 10 dives in 5 day package. At arriving the dive sites, we would walk down to t ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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