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“ScubaLuis Is Simply The Best!!”
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: A DIVING EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER, Looking for a care-free customized diving experience in Cozumel, ScubaLuis is your dive shop
Reviewed July 21, 2016

We have known Luis for a little over four years and we were not shy about telling his former employer that he was a big reason we came back time and time again. We were therefore extremely excited to find out he has struck out on his own.

Luis is in my opinion the best Divemaster on Cozumel. He has years of experience combined with a real ability to find unique things underwater that others just drift by (think tiny seahorses, nudibranch, etc). If you are good with your air, he will let you dive as long as you want! We dove four days in a row, two tanks each day, and every dive was well over 60 minutes, always done within our computer limits, with full surface intervals between the first and second dives. Experienced divers will get maximum bottom time with Luis.

Above the water, expect plenty of water, soda, and great snacks to keep you nourished during your day on the water. Full service is the way to describe everything you will experience during your day, both above and below the waterline.

For this trip we brought 3 teenagers with us, two of which had never been diving before. Luis arranged for an instructor to come on one of our trips to do a Discover Scuba course. The kids really liked the instructor...he fit right in with Luis' easy going style and the teens were diving with us soon after their shallow water instruction. That whole day went smoother than I could have imagined.

There's a chance that many of the regular Cozumel divers already know Luis. If you do, rejoice now that he has his own operation! If you've been diving for years and just haven't had the pleasure of diving with him yet, you are in for a treat. New divers and experienced divers alike will feel completely catered to by Luis and his crew.

Highly Recommended!!!

Date of experience: July 2016
4  Thank oudiveboy
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"night dive"
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"eagle rays"
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"dive master"
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"dive experience"
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"lionfish hunting"
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"warm towels"
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"smallest things"
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"provide fresh"
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

ScubaLuis made the trip to Cozumel one of the best dive experiences of a lifetime....and I've been diving for over 20 years. Great rental gear. Tasty snacks while you offgas night dive was absolutely magical.

Date of experience: June 2016
5  Thank Prizmsongs
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Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Luis is the best DM and shop we have dove with, not only on Cozumel but anywhere else in the world. What sets him apart from the rest is his experience. He has been diving for more than 20 years on the island and will make your dive trip that much more enjoyable. From beginner to expert divers, anyone is welcome to dive with Luis and he will make sure you are comfortable in the water. If you are renting, he uses top quality and well-maintained equipment and his boat is very fast and spacious (6 divers max). We have already booked with Luis again to return in August.

Date of experience: June 2016
6  Thank ToadRC
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Reviewed July 3, 2016

If you dive and have been to Cozumel you already know the diving is among the best in the world. The only question is which operator should I use? I have completed five dive trips to Cozumel and I can say with absolute confidence that ScubaLuis is the best. Luis is safety consious without being intrusive. He respects the marine environment and knows the reefs intimately. His boat is fast, clean, uncrowded and shaded. He is professional but still fun loving.

ScubaLuis is concierge diving at its best. They handle all of your gear. At the end of the day they take it back to the marina rinse and store it. The next day the boat picks you up on time with BCD and regulator set up and your fins and mask laid out. His crew of 2 for 6 divers assists you on and off with your vest. You take the vest off in the water and they lift it onto the boat. Amazingly it is set up for the next dive before you can dry your face on a towel.

Luis is great at pointing out macro and micro marine life. He finds stuff that a moment before I just floated over. Our group of six had divers of different skill levels yet he made sure each of us had a good time. He did not call the dive when the first person got to 600psi. He helped that person onto the boat then continued with the rest of us. As a result dives lasted 70 to 80 minutes before the last person was ready for his safety stop. I have never seen that before.

ScubaLuis provided fantastic surface intervals too. He had fresh shrimp and fish ceviche made by the crew while we were diving. One of his crew went into the jungle and a few minutes later returned with fresh coconut that he opened by the boat. He also served fresh pastries from a local bakery. By far the best surface intervals ever.

Here is the best part, with ScubaLuis you get first class service for the same price the people are paying on the cattle boats. You just can't go wrong with ScubaLuis. He is the best.

Date of experience: May 2016
8  Thank pwguresky
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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile
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Date of experience: July 2018
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