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Dive Review of SCUBA Life Cozumel/El Presidente Intercontinental in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel

SCUBA Life Cozumel/El Presidente Intercontinental: "Concierge Diving-perfect balance of professionalism and friendliness", Jun, 2017,

by Elise O Lovell, IL, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 9645 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments JP and Carlos met in college in Monterrey Mexico, and opened scuba life cozumel 2 years ago. They are young, energetic, and super friendly, but also run an extremely professional operation. Pick-ups at the dock of our hotel were always on time, and we gave over our gear the first morning and didn't deal with it again until the long weekend was over. Tanks were swapped in seconds, fresh seasonal fruit and cookies were offered between dives, and the Kailani has a great sound system, 2 fast engines, and plenty of room for the small groups (one day we were only four divers, and they were happy to head to Punta Sur). We were most charmed by JP's enthusiasm for his new business and genuine interest in people, diving, and making sure everyone had a great time. This trip we dove with everyone from the newly certified to Cozumel veterans, and it was always a fun boat. They will take into account your dive site preferences, and gregarious Capitan Marcelo negotiated the boat traffic with ease. Our pick up time was 9 am, which may be later than you prefer, but with the recent addition of another fast boat, I anticipate pick up flexibility. Cost was 90$ for 2 tanks of Nitrox, which is a deal for this level of service in Cozumel. My husband and I have been coming to Cozumel for years-although the fishiness has declined, we still find it the best diving in the Caribbean outside Belize. Our usual boat was out of water for repairs this month, and we couldn't have been happier with scuba life cozumel !
Websites SCUBA Life Cozumel   El Presidente Intercontinental

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Cozumel, Belize, Cayman, Hawaii, Red Sea, Australia/Coral Sea, Galapagos , Palau
Closest Airport Cozumel Getting There Multiple flights, major airlines

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp -83°F / -28°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60-120 Ft/ 18-37 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions asked for 1000 psi alert, gave recommendations regarding max depth, but we were treated like competent adults!
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 4 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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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