For most travelers, Mexico is an easily accessible paradise that ranks highly on numerous scuba divers lists of destinations. With the Pacific on one coast and the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean on the other, as well as some of the worlds largest freshwater cave systems, Mexico has thousands of dive sites to explore and something for everyone. With Mexico being such a large country the areas we visit most often are the Yucatan Peninsula, the Sea of Cortez and Socorro. The Yucatan Peninsula offers a wide range of diving from the freshwater caverns of the Cenotes, to the leisurely drift diving of Cozumel and Playa Del Carmen where you will float effortlessly past turtles, rays and colorful sponges. The Sea of Cortez is home to Cabo San Lucas and La Paz, where you can dive in clear calm waters and encounter playful sea lions, large schools of fish, migrating Mobula Rays, sharks and even nudibranchs. Lastly, but certainly not least Socorro diving is an underwater adventure filled with encounters with large marine animals like giant manta rays, dolphins, and over 7 species of sharks including whale sharks. Whatever you are looking for in a dive, Mexico will not disappoint.
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Aqua Safari (DI)
Camping on the Baja
Call for your customized camping itinerary on the baja peninsula complete with diving, snorkeling, and science education!
Cozumel Marine World (DI)
Cozumel Marine World Providing excellent Service for individuals or groups, beginners to experience divers and professionals. You don't have to be an expert to come to Mexico and dive. Cozumel has dive sites for all skill-levels, from beginners to experts. For non-certified divers, this is a great place to start your diving career. Cozumel is one of the top destinations for diving in the world, with clear water (visibility over 100 ft), and warm water temperatures of 78F to 84F. You´ll enjoy incredible coral formations, great walls, canyons, and shallow reefs full of colorful fish, turtles, eagle rays, moray eels, sharks, the endemic “Cozumel Splendid toadfish”, and many more, making this the dream dive vacation we want you to have. Dream vacations come true.
Dive aventuras (DI)
Dive Aventuras, a PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Center, conveniently located in the Puerto Aventuras Beach Club and Hotel in Puerto Aventuras, south of Playa del Carmen in the heart of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Learn to dive with some of the finest instructors and guides in the Riviera Maya. Our location is perfect for the diver and non-diver alike with white sand beaches at your doorstep, Mayan ruins, and Eco-tours just minutes away. Excellent dive travel deals and packages assuring you a Caribbean vacation filled with world-class scuba diving, quality lodging, and fun for the entire family. Room Categories: Dive Aventuras works closely with local hotels, condos and villas to get you the best rate at preferred properties. We know that divers and families need convenience and flexibility and we strive to offer you just what you need to enhance your diving vacation.
Dive House Cozumel (DI)
Dive House has been providing dive service in Cozumel since 1989. We now have five locations on the island to serve you; the MAIN PLAZA of town, Hotels Secrets Aura, Sunscape Sabor, Fiesta Americana and The Explorean Cozumel. We offer two tank boat dive trips twice daily with departures at 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Dive sites are decided upon by the divers on the boat and usually include one “wall” dive and one reef dive. We have developed an “Experienced Diver Program” where divers are grouped on boats according to their own experience level allowing them to enjoy their dives in the company of other divers of similar experience level. Night dives are available on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Dive House is a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort offering a full selection of dive courses. We own and operate five boats all fully equipped with VHF radios, depth sounders, DAN oxygen units, first aid kits and life vests. The four larger boats, a 46′ Sea Ray, a 42′ Sea Ray, a 35′ Bruno Stillman and a 30′ Island Hopper, are also equipped with camera racks, heads, freshwater showers and water level dive platforms with ladders. Boat capacities vary making them ideal for individuals as well as groups. A full line of Scubapro rental equipment is available. Gear-washing service and gear storage is provided at all of our locations. Divers can be picked by boat at hotel piers located to the south of town.
Dive Paradise (DI)
Make a Splash with Dive Paradise, the largest dive operator on the beautiful Mexican Caribbean island of Cozumel. World-renowned as “The name you know and trust”, Dive Paradise has been providing safe, reliable, fun-filled dive adventures for over 36 years. Dive your own way with a fleet of 12 boats and 4 full-service locations offering a wide variety of sites, departure times and special trips. Their well-trained local dive masters, captains and crew are among the best and most experienced on the island. Dive Paradise provides personal attention that allows guests to kick back, relax and enjoy their dive vacation above and below the water. Come see why Jacques Cousteau declared Cozumel one of the most spectacular diving locations in the world! Majestic coral reefs, abundant marine life, and crystal-clear waters truly make it a diver’s paradise, welcoming new divers into warm, gentle drift diving, while wowing advanced divers with a plethora of dive sites. Easy travel options to the island make this destination a popular haven for anyone dreaming of a tropical vacation.
Pro Dive (DI)
Pro Dive International – Cozumel & Riviera Maya Located on pristine beaches along the Caribbean coast, our different dive centers offer world-class tailor-made diving and snorkeling experiences at the largest coral reef in the northern hemisphere with its impressive marine environment, colorful coral formations and an amazing variety of marine life, or diving in the unique underwater cave system of the Yucatan Peninsula: The Cenotes. Pro Dive International also operates the leading PADI Career Development Center in the area. Our Go Pro program offers a variety of classes and specialties that will allow you to make the career change of a lifetime by becoming a professional diver.
The Cortez Club (CZC-) (DI)
The hotel Allegro Cozumel is designed to offer comfortable accommodation on stunning San Francisco beach, one of the most beautiful beaches on the island of Cozumel and in the world. This All Inclusive hotel has bright rooms with a subtle tropical decor and traditional inspiration, perfect for relaxing. It also offers a varied range of restaurants 5 restaurants, to regain strength after a long day of activity. The resort provides various leisure and entertainment options, both under the sea, among reefs and sea turtles, and on dry land, lying on the sand of the beach or next to one of the 5 swimming pools. There are also stunning facilities for relaxing, such as the spa, or for being active, such as the water park and sports area.
Casa Del Mar
Casa del Mar Cozumel Hotel & Dive Resort is a charming Mexican Hideaway facing the magnificent Caribbean Sea. Situated across the main boulevard with 89 comfortable rooms and eight recently restored Deluxe Cabañas, the property is surrounded by beautiful and exotic garden area with a Mexican town feeling. Casa del Mar Cozumel Hotel & Dive Resort is located two and a half miles south of downtown, less than five minutes away from the famous "Paraiso" reef. At Casa del Mar Cozumel Hotel & Dive Resort you will also find paddle tennis courts, playground basketball, beach area with palapas, Jacuzzi, swimming pool with pool bar. If you are looking for sun, fun and great diving, there is no better place than Cozumel. Thanks to our associates dive shops we are able to offer the very best service and flexibility to dive with your favorite dive shop at your own budget. Cozumel Marine World & Dive House or dive Paradise.
Costa Baja Resort
Located within the Puerta Cortes development, the most recent and exclusive tourist, residential and commercial space in the city of La Paz, Costa Baja Resort & Spa is situated on the magnificent Sea of Cortez overlooking the colorful marina and the sparkling water. This unique oceanfront heaven offers personalized service and Impressive amenities including a private beach club, spa and golf course.
This elegant and intimate resort is a water lover’s paradise—all 169 luxurious suites look out onto the pristine waters of the Caribbean Ocean. Guestroom options include Concierge Level and Loft Suites and more. Each suite boasts a spacious seating area and a double whirlpool ideal for relaxing after a day of exploring. You can also savor the crisp ocean breezes of the Caribbean waters from your own balcony.
Hotel Catedral La Paz
Hotel Catedral La Paz is a new concept of accommodation to suit the needs of today's travelers. It is part of the historic center of the city, surrounded by major attractions next to Our Cathedral Lady of La Paz. With its sophisticated contemporary modernist architecture, Hotel Catedral La Paz focuses on every detail to offer its guests an excellent service and quality, both in the rooms and its gourmet restaurant. The hotel rather than a lodging, is an invitation to a lifestyle based on elegance, comfort and relaxation.
The Occidental Cozumel hotel, a unique destination inspired by the Mexican hacienda, gives guests the chance to enjoy the treasures found in the Palancar Reef off the island of Cozumel. The Occidental Cozumel is fully prepared to provide diving enthusiasts with everything they need with on-site dive operator Pro-Dive. It also offers a wide range of other sports such as kayaking, sailing, snorkeling and water polo, as well as fully-equipped facilities including 3 pools, a spa, gym, beach club and 7 restaurants.
Scuba Club Cozumel
Located on the waterfront one mile south of the downtown ferry dock, an attractive multi-level building of Spanish-Colonial architecture blends in with the waterfront. No hype. No pretensions. Built in 1976 as Cozumel's first dedicated diver's resort, Scuba Club Cozumel is still a very intimate place where Cozumel Aficionados find convenience and good value. Designed and built — by divers for divers — to provide all services in one convenient place.
Secrets Aura Resort
In a perfect blend of luxury and excitement, Secrets Aura Cozumel is the ultimate adults-only, all-suite resort located on the island of Cozumel. Sitting just 12 miles off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Secrets Aura has it all. Bask in a world of Unlimited-Luxury® while staying in one of 266 contemporary, stylish non-smoking suites complete with private terraces or swim-up access, stunning views, 24-hour room service*, daily refreshed mini-bar and more. For added luxury, guests can upgrade to the Preferred Club and enjoy additional amenities and inclusions. The experience continues with limitless gourmet dining at gourmet restaurants plus 24-hour dining options allow guests to devour late night bites at the Coco Café or stay in and order room service all without reservations and top-shelf spirits at five bars and lounges throughout the resort. Light up the night with live nightly entertainment and activities. Or enjoy land and water sports, three sparkling pools, live entertainment with pool and beach wait service throughout the day. Dive into the Caribbean at nearby world renowned dive sites; explore the natural wonders of the second largest coral reef system in the world, the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System. Learn to dive deep with the help of the full-service, on-site dive operator, Dive House. Indulge in specialty treatments at the Secrets Spa by Pevonia®, located right next door at Sunscape Sabor Cozumel, the most complete spa on the island, or simply spend time with the ones you love.
Sunscape Sabor Cozumel is located on the beautiful island of Cozumel, just 12 miles off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, and offers families, friends, singles and couples an Unlimited-Fun® getaway in a picturesque destination. The 218 guest rooms and suites offer guests spacious accommodations with an in-room mini-bar, private balcony or terrace and stunning ocean views. The Unlimited-Fun® experience begins with two shimmering swimming pools, an Explorer’s Club for Kids, lively bars and lounges, exciting live entertainment and so much more
The Nautilus Liveaboards operate in Cabo Pulmo, Sea of Cortez, Guadalupe Island, San Ignacio, and the Socorro Islands. Each of the boats is reknown throughout the industry for their safety, hospitality, and comfortable accommodations. Whether you are looking to interact with Grey Whales in San Ignacio or dive with Giant Manta is the Socorro Islands, Nautilus Liveaboards can get you there in comfort and style! The Nautilus Explorer is their flagship vessel that was custom designed for divers to the highest possible level of comfort and safety with a layout that utilizes every square foot of available space. The Nautilus Belle Amie is a 135 foot, luxurious, modern vessel also custom built for divers. The Nautilus Gallant Lady is a 116 foot yacht to accommodate small groups of 12 divers. It combines the luxury of a yacht with the thoughtful design of a dive deck built for divers. The Nautilus Undersea is the newest addition to the fleet. It was previously sailed in the Cocos Island but since being purchased has undergone a massive refit including stretching out the hull to 105 feet, a new superstructure, extended sundeck and stability system.
Rocio del Mar
The Rocio del Mar explores in the Sea of Cortez and the Socorro Islands. The ship has 10 comfortable guest staterooms on two decks. All have private bathrooms with hot shower stalls, western style toilets, lavatories, and above height window. Each cabin is carpeted and air conditioned. There are room length windows with privacy curtains and convenient gear and clothes storage drawers beneath the beds. The Rocio del Mar's oversize engines are designed to operate at low working loads with high efficiency, producing less engine noise and vibration at normal cruising speed. Her deep V hull design and wave breaking bow knuckle to minimize surface wave action against the hull as the Rocio Del Mar moves forward through the sea.