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Dive Review of Scuba Pablo/El Cozemeleno in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel

Scuba Pablo/El Cozemeleno, Mar, 2011,

by Robin Chisholm, IN, US ( 2 reports). Report 5968.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Galapagos, Virgin Islands, Hawaii, Belize, Roatan, Bermuda, Catalina Island, Southern California
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 77 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions You can ask to do whatever you want as long as you dive within the limits of your computer profile
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Freshwater rinse on boat. Boat captain very helpful geting camera equipment on and off the boat

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 1 stars
Service and Attitude 4 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling 2 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Pablo is a fantastic divemaster. This was my second trip with him. One of the days there were only two divers on the boat. He will take you where ever you want to go including the fresh water Cenotes on the mainland and whale shark trips in July and August. He will arrange night dives as well.

Pablo has the option of several different boats to accomodate your needs. His primary boat is slow but very comfortable and a great setup for diving. The boat captain helps you on with your gear and then all you have to do is stand up and step off the boat.

Pablo and crew are able to accomodate both beginners to advanced divers on the same trip if needed and provide a good experience for both groups.

The best dive of our trip was the Devil's Throat and Cathedral which is a beautiful swim through at 135 feet.

Pablo is not affiliated with any of the hotel travel agents and only accepts cash so come prepared. It is currently $70 for a two tank dive and $40 for a one tank dive.

Juan Pablo Silva Contreras (PADI Divemaster #181748) Mexico Cell 0449871113299 or from the USA 0115219871113299 or email scubapablo@yahoo.com.mx. Email him or call before you go to make arrangements for your trip.
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