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Cozumel!!!  Occidental Grand April 2-9, 2022

$150 per person deposit to hold your spot. Make checks payable to:

Sole Searchers Dive Club, Inc.

245 Bella Vista Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91107

Your balance will vary depending on which package you choose. As usual, airfare, tips, and other extras you may decide to purchase are not included, but we got a fantastic package deal! 

Occidental Cozumel hotel is located in the southern area of Cozumel close to the beautiful Palancar Reef, considered one of the 5 best scuba diving destinations in the world. Guests seeking rest and relaxation can sunbathe on one of the best beaches that the island has to offer, with crystal clear waters and white sand.

Standard Package:

  • 7 nights accommodations, deluxe room

  • All inclusive meals (7 restaurants, 5 bars, and a club) You will have access to the buffet and restaurants. For the "a la carte" restaurants (3 of them), and for a 7 nights stay, you will have the possibility to go 3 times (reservations are required for the a la carte restaurants).

  • All inclusive drinks, alcoholic and non alcoholic (excludes some top shelf liquors) 

  • Access to hotel facilities (WiFi, 3 pools, hydromassage pool, gym, yoga, tennis courts, volleyball, non motorized water sports, kayak, windsurf, sailing etc.)

  • 5 days of 2-tank diving with ProDive including tanks weights and Nitrox for certified divers. (first day of diving is departs 1pm, all other days depart 8am)

  • Airport transfers

  • Cozumel marine park fees, eco tax and USA return Covid test ($35-$45) extra

Price based on double occupancy = $1,142 per person

Price based on single occupancy = +$230

Price based on triple occupancy = -$35

Price based on non-diver ppdo = $759

Children age 2 - 12 are at the children’s rate of approximately $51 per night. We will need to verify this.

(Applies when sharing a room with 2 adults. Otherwise the child pays the adult rate if there’s only 1 adult in the room.)

Optional Cenote Package: 

Double Underground Package

For all certified Open Water divers, the experience of diving the caverns in the Akumal area is just spectacular. Our "Double Underground" package Includes: Two Guided Cavern Dives, Transportation to and from Playa del Carmen, professional guide, refreshments and lunch, tanks, lights, and weights.

You take the 8:00am ferry from Cozumel and we meet you in Playa Del Carmen and provide transfers to our resort. We then depart for two amazing cavern dives returning to Villas DeRosa for lunch on the beach. After a relaxing lunch and maybe a cocktail or two, we provide transfers to Playa Del Carmen after a great day of cavern diving.

Aquatech, which is located at Villas de Rosa (in Akumal): https://cenotes.com/Aquatech.php

 

Cozumel, 2022 price is $155 + 16% tax = $180 per person (with 4 or more divers).  Land owner fees are paid directly when you arrive at Dos Ojos, currently that runs about $25 per person extra.  The ferry is currently $22 USD round trip, you’d be responsible for that cost, too (and for taxis from Occidental Cozumel to ferry pier, and back).

http://occidentalgrandcozumel.com/index.asp

Flights:

There are a couple of flight options but you will want to arrive 4/2/22 and depart 4/9/22. You must book and pay for your own flight.

You can also leave Friday night or Saturday 1am via a red-eye. Flight options are available on United  HOU or American Airlines through DFW, MIA or CLT. Lars flights:

Saturday, April 2, 2022: LAX   MIA 1:50 AM  9:45 AM Los Angeles   Miami AA 362

                                         MIA   CZM 10:30 AM  11:22 AM Miami   Cozumel AA 3518

                                         Operated by Envoy Air as American Eagle

Saturday, April 9, 2022: CZM   DFW 4:20 PM  7:15 PM Cozumel   Dallas/Fort Worth AA 1256

                                          DFW   LAX 9:00 PM  10:05 PM Dallas/Fort Worth   Los Angeles AA 2254

Cheaper flights are also an option through Mexico but have long layovers.

 

Please provide the following ​booking info to hold your spot. You may also submit it via the form on this page.

https://forms.gle/AzVxJV2sagQ9pVou7

  • $150 Deposit per person

  • Full name(s) of travelers and diver or non-diver option

  • Your point of contact email, phone and address

  • Bedding requirements (1 King, 2 Double beds)

  • Flight details In and Out

  • Date of last dive 

  • Certification Level

  • Number of logged dives

  • Whether diving Air or Nitrox

  • Gear rental info

  • Whether you are diving the Cenote package

  • If you are a single roomer, need a roommate or who your roommate is.

Note:

  1. Please verify that your passport is current.

  2. Please review CDC guidelines for air travel: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/international-travel-during-covid19.html

  3. Hotel lodging info as a return to the USA will require at least a negative Covid test. Hotel info letter

  4. Please note that the dive shop requires a pool check ($44) for any divers who have not dived in 12-23 months.  And, a refresher course (theory and pool check) for those with no diving for 2 years…..$53.  We can set these up on the first dive day (morning) as that day of diving will be on the afternoon boats, anyway.  Even better is to do the refresher course with your local dive shop before the trip.

  5. Depending on arrival, prices may not include Cozu Shuttle from airport to resort or from resort to other destinations. Cost $7USD per person.

  6. Prices do not include the transfers to the ferry or the ferry between Playa and Cozumel. It costs roughly $10 USD each way.

  7. There is no shore diving at Occidental. You get a nice beach instead.

  8. Extra tank dives at Occidental the normal price for a night dive is approximately $65 per person.

  9. Cancellations delivered to resort more than 60 days prior to arrival date: Full refund

  10. Final payment is due by February 1, 2022

  11. Prices do not include PayPal surcharges if you are paying in that form. Price increases by 2.2% plus $0.30 per transaction.

  12. Please have dive/trip insurance for your protection. https://www.diversalertnetwork.org/ https://diveassure.com/en/home/

  13. Limited spaces available

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