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Dive Review of caballito del caribe/Melia beach resort in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

caballito del caribe/Melia beach resort: "back to paradise diving in only 3-4 hours.", Oct, 2017,

by Bob Cottle, IL, US ( 2 reports). Report 9945.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Red Sea, Mediterranean, South America, east coast & west coast of the US, many islands of the Caribbean, Mexico, most watering holes in the Midwest including Lake Michigan.
Closest Airport cozumel Getting There from Chicago to Dallas,Dallas to Cozumel.Coming back, Cozumel to Miami,Miami to Chicago.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 83 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 2
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Although I could have chosen how to dive, I told them, you go and I'll follow you. they were not uptight about depths at all.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments very helpful. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments Have dived with Luis' outfit since the early 1990's. never had a bad dive.Normally, he uses fast small boats(he owns a total of 7),typically six packs. But I don't ever remember going in one that was full. This last dive it was Mateo (his guide/instructor) and me. How is that for personal service? The prior one,I ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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