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Dive Review of Rocio del Mar in
Mexico (Western)/Socorro Islands

Rocio del Mar: "Socorro Islands Rocio Del Mar", Apr, 2018,

by Nili Hudson, CA, US ( 2 reports). Report 10181.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Raja Ampat, The Forgotten Islands, Komodo, Banda Island, Philippines (Anilao), Solomon Islands, Fiji, Lembeh Strait and Gangga Island Sulawesi, Roatan, Belize, Bonaire, Caymans, Curacao, Martinique, Turks and Caicos, Key West...and more
Closest Airport Cabo San Lucas Getting There LAX to Cabo San Lucas

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas choppy, surge, currents
Water Temp 73 to 77 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 50 to 75 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Depth and Time
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks 1 or 2
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals N/A 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 There is a Camera Table on the Dive Deck that just barely accommodated all of our cameras and GoPros. Part of the table backed up to Wet Suits which IS an issue and where ... 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 5 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 5 stars
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Comments This is my 2nd trip to the Socorro Islands. The 1st was aboard the Solmar V. Overall, this trip was lovely.

Note: the Crew was great! There are a few things I wish I had known. Our room was #9! Not all rooms are created equally. The room although tiny, was fine and the bed comfortable. The problem is storage! This is a huge issue if you pack anything beyond 2 bathing suits, 2 pairs of shorts and 2 tops. There is ZERO storage in our cabin (2 small drawers and one is a step). Fortunately, I had the larger of the 2 single beds so my suitcase sat on top of the bed the entire trip, along with my carry on that had toiletries, laptop, ipad, logbook, etc. I also, could not put the suitcase (soft) under the bed and use it as a drawer because there wasn't enough height under the bed to accommodate the suitcase unless it was empty & collapsed. Certainly not with clothes in it. There were a few hooks thankfully on the wall which ended up working out really well. In the other cabins they had little wire baskets in the corners so you could put your items, o ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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