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Dive Review of Scuba Club Cozumel in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Scuba Club Cozumel, Apr, 2014,

by Cliff Wener, NJ, US ( 1 report). Report 7583.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]Cayman, South Africa, Antarctica, Australia, Caribbean, NJ, ABC
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, surge
Water Temp 82 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 80 to 120 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Dives lasted 60-70 minutes. Usual procedure for SCC. DM shoots SMB after an hour - divers surface some time after that usually in a group
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 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 4 stars
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 3 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 3 stars
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Comments Fourth trip to SCC. Rooms are perfect for divers. Very firm mattresses, efficient but loud AC units, no TV, bar fridge - basically perfect for diving. Location is fantastic. 10 minutes to town and 5 mins walk to two great supermarkets. Shore diving in front of the resort is fun and great for impromptu dives.

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By Howard Lewis in CA, US at Jul 02, 2014 19:08 EST  
For the cost, the ease of a good diving experience, the reliability of the service people and the same staff for many years...Why not keep coming? It is a good value. I first went there with International Diving Adventures with Hank Ketels of Foothill College (California) in 1978 I think. Been back many times and had my daughter and wife certified there.It is especially nice as all the food has been great. Most good dive spots have an empty bar because everyone is getting early sleeping for the morning diving!
By Cliff Wener in NJ, US at Jul 03, 2014 09:39 EST  
If you started coming in 1978, then you're pretty much slot right into the demographic I described. LOL. I love the place but it's a ghost town after dinner. And no I'm not looking for PDC either!
By Cliff Wener in NJ, US at Jul 03, 2014 09:39 EST  
If you started coming in 1978, then you pretty much slot right into the demographic I described. LOL. I love the place but it's a ghost town after dinner. And no I'm not looking for PDC either!
By Robert A Scranton in CA, US at Apr 10, 2016 21:54 EST  
Great commentary. Any other places similar you would recommend in Cozumel? I am 65 and I also dont want to be stuck with a bunch of old people. I like concept of great boat diving from onsite pier and breakfast and lunch coordinated with diving and close to town for dinner -- the alternative all inclusive resorts are boring.. Is there anything closer to reef?
By Howard Lewis in CA, US at Apr 11, 2016 10:38 EST  
I always stay at Scuba Club. There is another resort, I think it is San Francisco, which is down near the reefs on the south side which is "supposed to be good". I do not know. Now, if you want Belize--- Look at Hurrican or Itza, both on Long Caye, 50 miles offshore and close to great diving.
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