Diving in Cozumel is definitely a place that you want to have on your diver’s list!! If you have the opportunity to come to the Riviera Maya and have a level in diving, you must absolutely do it! There are 20 diving spots around the island, the best known being that of Palancar, a drift dive, that is very rich in fauna …
We propose 2 dives, the first along the vertiginous wall of Cozumel, and the second on a reef, the two dives will be done in the protected marine park of the island. We meet at the diving center partner at 7:10, to take the ferry at 8:00. There will be two dives of 45 to 60 minutes, a snack, and then return to Playa del Carmen at 5:00 p.m.
The rate for 2 dives is $135 USD (or 122 €) including the ferry to Cozumel, and the rental of free equipment. If your hotel is north or south of Playa del Carmen, there will be additional transport to get to town by taxi, just let us know. The dives are ensured by a professional center that is a partner of Paseo Tours, guaranteeing you the best conditions of coaching and equipment.
Here are some spots that you will find on the island of Cozumel:
Barakuda: This tour has a diving wall, diving lasts for about 30 / 40min, with drifting, is for difficult level and experienced divers due to the very strong current at this place; it is a vertiginous wall where one can observe hundreds of leopard rays, sharks, and other species.
San Juan: 25 meters deep, for medium to difficult level, as it is a drift dive; like Barakuda, the current is very strong, you can see enormous barracudas, rays, sometimes sharks, and the fauna is very rich.
Paraiso: 13 meters deep, at 13 meters depth, it is an easy level, ideal for first dives, and is a famous site for observing the toadfish, which is a particularity of the island.
Palancar: this spot is one of the best known, it is a falling, middle level diving, that lasts over a period of 45 / 60min, it forms a large garden, between canyons and caves and you will be able to see beautiful formations. There are several dives on this spot so you can spend a good amount of time here!!
Santa Rosa: it is a wall well known in the world of diving; you can see huge sponges, and it is a beautiful show even if there is a little less wildlife.
And there are even many more other spots …