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Dive Review of Tres pelicanos/Villa las anclas in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Tres pelicanos/Villa las anclas: "Another great trip with Tres Pelicanos", Nov, 2017,

by Jay Jones, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 10009 has 2 Helpful votes.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food N/A
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This is our 5 th year with Tres Pelicanos. We have been diving Cozumel since 1980 and have used many excellent dive operators. We have found the best shop for our style of diving. You are allowed to dive your tank and given the freedom your experience and skills show.

The 2 boats, Skinny shark and Loan Shark are among the fastest on the island. The shop transports you to and from the Caleta each day with fruit and cake provided at surface intervals. The dive masters Jorge and Edgar are excellent and the captains Chan Fran and Campeche are amazing in immediately locating surfacing divers.

The shop keeps and cleans your gear each day and it is ready each day on the boat. The cost for diving is among the most reasonable on the island, while still providing concierge service.

The shop staff, Jeanie (reservations), Pony (shop manager and miracle worker), Pedro and Sam (transportation) are excellent and respond immediately to inquiries.

The owner, Steve Belmont, has developed an excellent operation and continues to search for ways to make your visit even more special
Websites Tres pelicanos   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Channel Islands California, Socorro Islands Mexico,
Raja Ampat, Fiji, Palau, Roatan, Utila, Sea of Cortez
Closest Airport Cozumel Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82-83°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 75-100 Ft/ 23-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Depth as Recommended for each site
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 4 stars
Small Critters 2 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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

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