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Dive Review of Robertas Scuba Shack/Village Tan Kah in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Robertas Scuba Shack/Village Tan Kah: "Charming, Comfortable, and Practically Full-Service Diving", Apr, 2024,

by Lynette Jennifer Green, AZ, US ( 2 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 12955.

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Me Blue Tangs Barracuda Blackwater Cozumel Tunicate
Acorn Worn Larvae Me at Roberta's Scuba Shack

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Village Tan Kah is a peaceful, laid-back property just south of San Miguel. Despite being relatively close to the cruise ship port, itís very quiet, and the cabanas are tucked away from the street. The property is lush with native foliage and the overall vibe of the place feels like a yoga retreat. Any of lifeís stressors that were still lingering, melted away as soon as we set foot on the property.

Our cabana, the Jungle Room, had a comfortable king size bed, plenty of storage and hangers, and a cozy sitting area. It was equipped with a small refrigerator, coffee pot with coffee, a microwave, dishes/utensils, and plenty of purified water.

Breakfast is served every morning, and it is a continental breakfast with yogurt, fruit, cereals, homemade bread, jam varieties, and peanut butter. We purchased a few groceries for our room like eggs, avocados, nuts, and sandwich stuff to supplement our nutritional needs. We cooked the eggs in the microwave and easily made lunch in our room on the days we did afternoon dives. Food options within walking distance exist, however they are limited and just mediocre.
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Websites Robertas Scuba Shack   Village Tan Kah

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Fiji, Mexico, Bonaire, Belize, Honduras
Closest Airport Cozumel Getting There We opted for cheaper flights to Cancun, took the bus to Playa Del Carmen, and the ferry to Cozumel. The bus and ferry run about every 30-60 minutes. They both cost approximately $15/per person each way.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 81-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 50-80 Ft/ 15-24 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 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The boats do not have freshwater rinses for cameras nor tables for the cameras however they are small boats so it's understandable. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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