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Dive Review of Scuba Club Cozumel in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/N/A

Scuba Club Cozumel, Oct, 2013,

by Richard Karem, CA, US ( 1 report). Report 7282.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations N/A Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 3 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling 1 stars
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments Good: The operation is well run scripted, and accommodations were above average.

Divemaster was competent but was not interactive enough during trips out and back and was less informative than average.

Food is above average, especially dinners. Lower fat entrees would have been appreciated for main courses for those of us on "statins."

Dives were interesting, with perhaps less sea life than on our previous dives but worth doing. Interesting critters on night dives from shore.

Bad: Somewhat impersonal treatment. Greeted by a lady behind a window. No interactions with dive staff, owners outside of diving itself. No lounge and no real library of local sea life, reference books, etc. On the first day, I reported on my forms that I had experienced skin bends in the remote past and was immediately told that I must pay to see a local "expert" before diving. This was apparently appealed to another individual in an office somewhere and reversed but, again, the treatment was much too impersonal for my taste.

No night dives included in package, despite the fact that they were included two days after we left.

If we return to Cozumel, we will probably investigate other options.

Current was a real issue on several dives and I became separated from the group and had to surface alone due to a buoyancy problem.
Websites Scuba Club Cozumel   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 26-50 dives
Where else diving Loreto BC, Mexico, Hilo, Belize (Lighthouse Reef)
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 82-85°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-75 Ft/ 15-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Restrictions not followed consistently, one in party ran out of air and divemaster was not on scene.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 4 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]
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