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Dive Review of Scuba Du/El Presidente Hotel in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Scuba Du/El Presidente Hotel, Aug, 2002,

by Barry Megdal, CA, USA . Report 118.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 85 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 120 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Follow divemaster
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Hotel was outstanding in every way. Dive operator (Scuba Du) had top notch service, from staff, divemasters, and instructors. Emphasis was more on safety than is typical in U.S., yet it never got in the way of doing the best dives. Our daughter got certified, and we took an advanced course, and in both cases the instructors were more extremely thorough and knowledgeable. You never have to touch your gear if you are so inclined...it is always at the boat waiting for you, rinsed and clean. Best resort diving we have ever done.
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