Dive Center at Occidental Cozumel


Opening Hours: 08-17.00 daily incl. public holidays
Languages spoken: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian
Contact: info@prodiveinternational.com or reservations@prodiveinternational.com

General Information

Location at hotel: On the beach near hotel jetty
Distance to dive sites: 5-10 min by boat/ entry from shore
Distance to airport Cozumel: Approx. 20min by car
Child care: Yes, by hotel at no additional cost => kids 4-12 from 09-17.00 / Baby sitting on request at extra cost
Number of staff: 5 instructors incl. 1 base leader, 2 PR, 3 crew
Courses held in languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian
Qualification of dive staff: OWSI/ Dive Master Trainers and higher (no dive masters)

Carretera Costera Sur KM 17.5,

Colonia El Cedral, San Francisco, Palancar

Quintana Roo, 77600 Cozumel

Dive Base

Own Jetty: Yes
Distance to jetty: Right in front of dive center
Shuttle transfers included: NA
Number of boats: 2
Number of Jeeps: 0
Speedboat: No
Sailing Boat: No
Local boat: Yes
Zodiac Boat: No
Assistance with equipment: Yes
Own Workshop: Yes
Own Boutique: Yes
Liability Insurance: Yes
Compressor: 4x Coltri Mach 36 (4x 620lts/min), and 1,200lts/min NUVAIR Nitrox membrane
Nitrox: Free for Nitrox certified divers
House Reef Diving: No
Shore Diving: No
Jeep Diving: No, except for Cenotes Excursion on mainland
Night Dives: Yes, supplement excludes lamp and glow stick
Non Limit Diving: No
Trimix: No
Rebreather: No
Handicapped Diving: Yes
Children Diving: Yes
Snorkeling: Yes
Underwater Video Service: Yes

Dive Equipment

No. of complete equipment: 60
Brand: ScubaPro, Cressi
Tank Valve: DIN with INT Adapters
Tank Size, Material, No.: 80cuft/ 12 liters, Aluminum, 250 tanks
Tech Dive Equipment: No
Average Age of Equipment: < 1 year
Kids Equipment: Yes
Special Sizes available: Yes
Recommended wetsuit: 3mm shorty April – Oct/ 3mm long wetsuit Nov - Mar

Dive Trips

Half Day Trips: Yes
Two Tank Dives: Yes
Full Day Trips: Yes
Dive Sites: Reefs
Visibility: 25-45m, best between May - Aug
Maximum Depth: 30m, except for Devil´s Throat (special requirements)
Highlights: Drop offs, walls, canyons, eagle rays, turtles, occ. sharks
Departures per day: Local dives 4, if night dive 5
Excursions: Cenotes
Trainings provided: PADI standards
Courses daily: Yes, from 8am
Training dives: Local reef only
Confined water sessions: Pool onsite
Check dives required: Yes, all divers required to start with shallow dives

Safety

Nearest Deco Chamber: San Miguel de Cozumel
Distance: 12 km
Transfer Time: 20 min
Nearest Hospital: San Miguel de Cozumel
Staff Training: EFR/ CPR
Equipment onboard: Marine radio, oxygen, flares & mirror, anchor, compass, life vest, fire extinguisher, floating device, decent line
Equipment at Dive Base: Marine radio, oxygen, fire extinguisher, cell phone, automatic defibrillator, pier with direct access to street for ambulance
Deco Chamber Insurance: no charge, through our affiliation, not an official insurance, in case client has insurance, chamber will get reimbursed by insurance, if client does NOT have insurance, the chamber clinic assumes the cost for hyperbaric treatments

Payment

Cash: USD, CAN$, EURO, BP, Mexican Pesos
Credit Card: Visa, Master Card => NO Amex!

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