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Dive Review of Dive House/Secrets Aura in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Dive House/Secrets Aura: "Secrets Aura and Dive House", Mar, 2018,

by JOHN GALVIN, NJ, US ( 1 report with 1 Helpful vote). Report 10287 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving New Jersey (primary), the Atlantic from Canada to the Keys, Caribbean, Costa Rica, Cocos Island, Roatan,
Closest Airport CZM Getting There usually connect in Houston

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 81 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions First dive, 100ft max, one hour
Second dive, 80ft max, one hour
Depth was recommended, never enforced
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Camera bucket on boat, you charge camera etc in your room. ... 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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments So, after many years of Cozumel, we have transitioned to “high end” lol. The last two years, we stayed at Iberostar. Island Dreams dive travel told me about a package for Secrets Aura all-inclusive/ Dive House, and away we went. A combination of seasickness prone divers (shorter boat ride) and non-divers (shorter dive day) makes the more southern hotels attractive to our group.
Secrets:
The first thing that pops into my mind is the very comfortable beds, like as good as home, I always felt rested in the morning. We had an ocean view room, which was huge, with a couch, coffee table and table and two chairs. Also, a big bathroom, with both a walk-in shower and a jacuzzi tub. The balcony had a table and two chairs. The mini fridge was always stocked w beer, soda and water. There is also a coffee maker, a steamer, and a safe.
The food was excellent, most of the five?? restaura ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Sheri Rayin TX, US at Jun 08, 2018 19:14 EST  
Thank you! We're traveling to Secrets in September with a group of divers.
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