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Diving Cozumel


Diving in Cozumel

Diving in Cozumel, the third largest island in Mexico, is considered one of the best diving experiences in the Mexican Caribbean, perhaps even in the world. Cozumel is a subtropical paradise still intact.

The island of Cozumel is located off the Yucatan peninsula. It can be easily reached by ferry from Playa del Carmen. Having the ideal climate for diving, throughout the year, Cozumel is one of the most beautiful and hidden places for diving.

Cozumel is part of the second largest coral reef in the world.

Reefs and extraordinary coral formations in shallow waters are just the tip of the iceberg of the marine adventures that can be enjoyed in Cozumel. The west coast of the island, from the extreme south almost to San Miguel, stands out for its topography.


The History of Diving in Cozumel:

Cozumel is the third largest island in Mexico with a total area of 477.85 square kilometers.

It cannot be said exactly who the first settlers of Cozumel were. There are traces that the Mayans left long before the Spanish conquest.

The word Cozumel comes from the Mayan “Cuzamil” which means “land of shallow waters.

Cozumel was an economic and religious center in the region. The island was sacred to the Mayans, here the moon and the fertility goddess Ixchel were venerated.

According to Mayan legends, the islanders built a temple to the goddess Ixchel here, which attracted pilgrims and especially women who wanted to get pregnant.

The first Spanish explorers arrived under the command of the conqueror Juan de Grijalva. They landed in Cozumel in the year 1518. For Hernán Cortés, a year later, Cozumel was the first stop on his campaign to conquer the Aztec Empire.

In 1954 the French oceanographer, Jacques Ives Cousteau, was dazzled by exploring the island. In this way, Cozumel became recognized for the beauty of its reefs and became a world-class diving destination.


The tour:

We start at 8:00 am from Playa del Carmen to Cozumel.

The boat trip to the southern area of Cozumel lasts approximately 45 minutes. Here we will have enough time to do the Briefing and clarify all your doubts.

The first dive is normally done in the Palancar area where you can see the second largest barrier reef in the world and its steep walls.

The current is pleasant and will allow us to slide along the barrier.

After a good interval, the second dive is made in one of the numerous reefs on the way to Playa del Carmen.

We will be back in Playa at approximately 3:00 p.m.

Prices Cozumel

Price for 2 Guided Dives     150 USD

Renta de Equipo          _cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_         _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_        20 USD

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