Diving & Snorkeling
Cozumel is recognized as one of the best diving locations in the world; a true marvel beneath the water. The majority of visitors come to the island to explore the one of a kind reefs Cozumel boasts. For this reason, there are many diving operators that offer their services. During the high tourist season, the demand increases dramatically and the diving operators follow suit, increasing their availability throughout this time to accommodate the rising numbers of tourists.
Parque Nacional Arrecifes de Cozumel (National Marine Park) was created by a presidential decree on the 19th of July 1996 with the aim to preserve the vast submarine ecosystem and its great biodiversity. This park covers approximately 85% of the diving sites around Cozumel. Starting in Paraiso Reef, the National Marine Park follows the southwest coast and continues around the island’s cost until Punta Chiqueros. Some of the most famous reefs in Cozumel are Palancar, Colombia, Santa Rosa, Punta Sur, and Paso del Cedral. To dive among the reefs, you can stay in the shallows along the coastline or follow steep inclinations of enormous walls of coral as they descend into the shadowy depths. Cozumel also boasts beautiful diving sites outside of the Marine Park; however, it is important to ask your diving operator about where these are located.
Diving in Cozumel is characterized mainly by the great variety of reefs, their depth, and favorable currents in which they are found. Not only do these reefs offer adventure for all levels of certification, the submarine ecosystem is one of the most beautiful and accessible in the world!
Scuba diving in Cozumel is also characterized by the high visibility; the astonishing formations of coral reefs and the vast variety of marine life which lives among them are visible for up to 100 meters (110 yards) below the ocean’s surface.
Blue Angel Resort Dive Shop
Cielo Cruises On Wednesdays!
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Hotel – Hotel & Dive Packages
Scuba School 5 Star IDC Center
Before diving, it is recommended to contact one of our many diving operators, who are recognized for and can guarantee an amazing diving experience. You should ensure that the operator you choose is regulated by the local and federal authorities. Regulated operators are concerned about their reputation; their priority is to give you the best diving experience of your life while also ensuring your safety.
If you want to dive in Cozumel, you need to have a valid certification card. Make sure you bring this with you. If you’re not a certified diver, the local businesses offer classes and diving for all levels of certification.
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If for any reason, you are not able to dive, there are many other ways to discover and enjoy the submarine ecosystems of Cozumel. You might enjoy snorkeling from a dive boat or from shore, go on a voyage on a glass bottomed boat or a trip in an old fashioned submarine.
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