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Dive Review of Scuba Life Cozumel/Presidente InterContinental Cozumel in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Scuba Life Cozumel/Presidente InterContinental Cozumel: "Our New Friends in Cozumel", Oct, 2016,

by Hal Shanis, PA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 9350.

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Our long time favorite operation would not respond to numerous emails. I am still not sure if they are out of business. Now we have a new favorite, Scuba Life. They couldn't have been more friendly and accommodating. The boat had enough room, but no head. We went to shore between dives. They were always responsive to communications before we arrived. They picked us up at the hotel dock, precisely when they said they would every day of the trip. They kept our equipment on the boat at the end of each day, rinsed them for us, and set up our bc before each dive. Underwater they were always attentive, but not in the way. They often pointed out interesting sea life. They were alway in a good mood. They played our choice of music on the speakers. I look forward to diving with them again.
The Presidente was first class, newly renovated. Beautiful. The staff was extremely attentive.
The diving was like the "old days," with big fish and beautiful coral.
We had a wonderful time!
Websites Scuba Life Cozumel   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Mexico, Maldives and Galapagos
Closest Airport Getting There Non-stop through Miami

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas currents
Water Temp 80-83°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Everyone dove together because most were drift dives and we wanted to be close to the boat when surfacing. This was perfectly fine.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 4 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 [None]
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By James McBridein TX, US at Nov 28, 2016 11:48 EST  
Is Scuba Du no longer the vendor at El Presidente?
By report author: Hal Shanis in PA, US at Dec 05, 2016 23:12 EST  
I believe that they are still the vendor. We did not use the vendor of the hotel. Did you have a good experience with Scuba Du?
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