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Dive Review of Tortuga Carey/Casa Colonial in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Cozumel

Tortuga Carey/Casa Colonial: "The Diving & Fun You Expect with a More Intimate & Mexican Feel", Oct, 2016,

by Bill Goodwin, CO, US ( 2 reports). Report 9208.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Fiji, Lembeh Strait, Maui, Monterey (CA), Channel Islands (CA), Southern CA Coast, Cabo, Gulf of Calif, Alabama, South Florida, Costa Rica, San Blas Is (Panama), Bonaire, Cayman Brac, St. Vincent, St. Lucia, Grenada, Carriacou, Bequia, Roatan, Cozumel, Aquarius Undersea Lab (FL Keys), Denver Aquarium
Closest Airport Cozumel Getting There Fly direct or fly to Cancun with one of many airlines and taxi to Playa del Carmen and take modern ferry to Cozumel.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 83 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 50 to 120 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Once they know you, you can go to 130fsw but there's no need to. Possess and know how to use surface signaling buoy.
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 N/A
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 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments We've been to Cozumel many times for the clear water, fun and likeable people, great reefs, extremely satisfying food and tropical everything.

We've done all our boat dives with Wilberth, Carlos (Charlie) and Anahid of Tortuga Carey Divers over the course of five months spread over years. They provide a fast boat and personal friendly attention with experienced, thoughtful, fun DMs and boat ca ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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