Diving in Cozumel

Dive Guide for Cozumel

Cozumel is widely regarded as one of the world's top scuba diving destinations. Located in the Caribbean Sea off the eastern coast of the Yucatán Peninsula, Cozumel offers incredible diving opportunities with its crystal-clear waters, vibrant coral reefs, and abundant marine life.

Cozumel is known for its unique drift diving experiences. Strong currents flow along the island's reefs which allows divers to effortlessly glide along the underwater landscapes. This type of diving offers a thrilling and immersive experience with opportunities to see large schools of fish and stunning coral formations.

Cozumel is part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the second-largest coral reef system in the world. The reefs surrounding the island are teeming with diverse marine life, including colorful corals, sponges, and a wide variety of tropical fish.

Cozumel Dive Sites

Types of dives in Cozumel

Current Boat Salt water Wall Deep (80ft/24.5m) Drift Shore Snorkel site Wreck Swim through Cavern Technical

Water Temperature

When to dive in Cozumel

The water temperature in Cozumel remains relatively stable ranging from 77°F (25°C) in winter to 84°F (29°C) in summer. Visibility can vary from 50 to 100 feet (15 to 30 meters) depending on the time of year. During the dry season you can expect better visibility.

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