One of the most popular tourist activities on the island of Cozumel It is diving and today we will see some of the advantages and wonders of diving in this paradisiacal destination. Find out and fall in love with this incredible island!
The meaning of Cozumel in Spanish is “Land of the swallows” but here you can not only admire swallows, but also the great wealth that is kept under the sea.
Where to dive in Cozumel
Cozumel is one of the most important tourist destinations in the Mexican Caribbean region and is not only due to its natural beauty but also to the different and surprising water activities that can be practiced there.
There are two ways to get to the island of Cozumel, by boat or by plane. Cozumel has an international airport, so that’s why you don’t have to worry.One of the places most helped by tourists eager to dive in Cozumel is the Chankanaab Lagoon, which is located to the south of the town and is a body of water that is connected to the sea through an underground tunnel.
The main characteristic of this place is that divers can see the animals and plants of the sea as if they were in an aquarium because the water is very clear and also warm.
Dive the second largest reef in the world
The island of Cozumel is one of the five best places to dive and in large part it is because it has the second largest barrier reef in the world, with 17 kilometers of extension.
In Cozumel you can practice diving almost all year round and you will be able to see fish such as grouper, parrot, cat shark, snappers, grumpy fish, queen angelfish, gray angelfish, chest and even yellow and purple sponges, blue, cross-shaped, ball-shaped or tube-shaped; there are also brown sponges and octopuses that change color during the night, whether you are experienced divers or beginner divers it is best to take a diving tour. Well, the guide in addition to helping you if you need it will help you to know the most interesting marine sites in detail.
At Aquaworld we propose you tours of two tank dives during the week, except Sundays. This includes dives of 26 and 14 meters. We can offer you ideal dive schedules if you come on a cruise as we give you the necessary time to get back to the ship on time.
Are you in a Cozumel hotel? Then you can enjoy our night diveson the island as well as dives from the coast. If you are a certified diver, we will take you 26 meters deep so you can walk through one of the most outstanding coral reef walls in the world due to its beauty.
Custom Diving Packages in Cozumel
And if what you want is to dive with greater flexibility, we offer you the opportunity to create your special package in Cozumel to meet your needs. This package can last several days and you can combine two tank dives as well as cavern and night diving.
The cave diving that we offer you at Aquaworld part of the ferry dock and later everyone meets in Playa del Carmen. This two-tank dive takes place in the Tajma-Ha cavern, noted for its light beams and for having some fossils.
Diving in Cozumel from Cancun and Riviera Maya
If you are staying at a hotel in Cancun or the Riviera Maya and want to dive in Cozumel, we offer you a full day that includes two-tank diving, food and transportation. The trip begins at 8:00 in the morning at Aquaworld Cancun and we can pick you up at your hotel.
Then you have to take the ferry to Cozumel where you can have a two tank dive and at the end of lunch time, you will take the 5:00 pm ferry that goes to Playa del Carmen; You will be at the hotel at approximately 7:00 pm.