Dive in Riviera Maya

    Cenote Dos Ojos Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    This is a Cavern Dive...Not a Cave Dive. Crystal fresh water and lots of Stalactites, stalagmites and columns.Good buoyancy required.
    Stalagtites at the cave

    Chac Mool Cenote Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    This is a cenote, essentially a technical dive.Most of the dive is dark, light required.Also there is no open water overhead for most of the dive.We went on a guided dive.There are two cenotes in the immediate area a short walk from parking.It was a fantastic dive with interesting geological…

    Las Redes Akumal, Mexico

    This site was named by the original explorers of the Akumal reef for the giant commercial fishing net that was found blanketing it. Now, the net has been removed, but the marine life still abounds. Las Redes is known for the abundant marine life, schooling fish, barracudas, stingrays, lobsters and…

    Dick's Reef Akumal, Mexico

    This site was named after Old Dick, the now retired former owner of The Original Akumal Dive Shop. This is the most topographically diverse dive site in Akumal with coral structures that reach 20 feet (6m) from the bottom to interspersed islands of coral in the sand.For you brave divers, ask any of…

    Xaak Akumal, Mexico

    This 60-90 ft. dive site, located about 15 minutes north, is a very special dive. Reef fingers reach up to 30 feet from the sea floor. Turtles, nurse sharks, rays, and a bright spectrum of fish are common sightings here.

    Sabalos Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Originally named after the schools of Sabalos/ Tarpon that can still ocasionally been seen here. The reef consists of healthy hard and soft corals of all variations. There are many kinds of fish as well as Starfish on the sand. Near the end of the dive you will find a small cavern for exploration.
    Mama Vina Wreck

    Mama Vina Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    This former shrimp boat was intentionally sunk in 1995 for divers. Since then the coral growth has [proceeded rapidly. Once on the wreck descend to the sand and drift along the side of the wreck until you reach the stern where you will find the propeller. Then move up into the lower decks and…

    Motorcycle Reef Akumal, Mexico

    At the shallow end of this dive site, lying in the sand, is a 15 year old, coral overgrown motorcycle where you can always find schools of feeding fish, arrow crabs, and southern rays. This reef is laced with a large variety of soft corals, which makes it a good spot to see feeding turtles.

    C- 56 Juan Escutia Puerto Morelos, Mexico

    The Wreck Name is C- 56 JUAN ESCUTIA, it is a 150 feet long war ship purchased from the US NAVY after the Second World War along with 5 others sister ships. It was sunken in front of Puerto Morelos Town in 1996 as part of an Artificial Reef Program. This shipwreck is fully covered in coral and has a…
    Barracuda reef

    Barracuda Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Barracuda is traditionally the second dive after the Tortuga Reef . Picture this reef as a hand with five finger like outcroppings. There are many small holes to explore along the reef and with a sharp eye and some luck you may spot some Barracuda patrolling the reef. Near the end of the dive it is…

    Yal-Ku Lagoon Akumal, Mexico

    Situated directly in front of Yal-ku Lagoon, this shallow dive site (20′-50′) is the most famous feeding site around, due to its constant flow of nutrients in and out of the lagoon. Under the extensive and climbing Elkhorn coral structures, there are various tunnels to swim through.…
    Cenote Carwash

    Cenote Carwash Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Cenote PonDeRosa Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Cenote Taj Mahal Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    beautiful cenote with three rooms in which light enters from above in a beam that leaves you puzzled. Halocline hallucinations

    Chun-zumbul Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Coco Beach Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Jardines Playa Del Carmen, Mexico


    Mamitas Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    For the cooler months of the year between November and March you can experience a shark dive that'll set your heart racing and adrenaline pumping. Every day we experienced about ten female Bull Sharks that came in close enough to touch and I have videos to prove it.Just a few hundred metres from the…

    Punta Tunich Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Big grouper and playful green moray eels.

    Tortugas Reef Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Tortugas Reef is one of Playa del Carmen most popular dive site due to the large amount of sea turtles, which live here. The reef is covered by corals and sponges, where it is common to find king crabs, nurse sharks, angelfish, groupers and tarpons among other type of marine life. As a recreational…
    Cerebros Reef

    Cerebros Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Cerebros, meaning 'Brain' in spanish is the Northern most reef. The coral formations at the edge of the reef create a scenic landscape to wander around. Along the middle section and at the end of the reef you will find some beautiful arches to swim through.
    Playa del Carmen Reef

    Pared Verde Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    This famous wall is very different in formation from the classical endless 'drop off' reef. Pared Verde has sections of walls which are split by sloping hills of sand. The spectacular coral formations are full of small and large marine life. Watch out for spiny lobsters, King crabs, turtles, sting…
    Playa del Carmen Reef

    Los Arcos Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Named after its two arches. Los Arcos is a relatively deep dive. The wall sections are 5m (15 ft) in height and are covered with hard corals, sponges and fan corals.On the sandy areas divers can find turtles, groupers and stingrays. The arches shelter schools of fish, Moray eels and many…
    Red sponge

    Punta Venado Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    This amazing dive site is the southern-most reef in the area and is popular for its beautiful soft and hard corals. Punta Venado generally has a moderate to strong current that takes you past the amazing corals, moray eels, turtles, rays and schools of fish. In the winter season (Dec-Mar) you also…

    Bull Shark Dive Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

    Bull Shark Dives usually take place in the afternoon from November to February.Although Bull sharks grow slowly, their average size is about 400cm/12ft to 650cm/19ft and they reach a maximum total length of probably 800cm/24ft. It feeds on fishes, other sharks, turtles, birds, invertebrates and even…

    Gonzalo'z Reef Akumal, Mexico

    This site is decorated by large, vivid reef fingers. You are guaranteed to see Hawksbill, Green, and Loggerhead turtles here feeding, playing, and checking out the visiting divers.

    La Pared Puerto Morelos, Mexico

    Great site to view shallow water corals, good night/beginner dive site!

    Neto's Puerto Morelos, Mexico

    Coral heads reaching the surface. Good sandy areas for training. Visibility can vary considerably depending on weather conditions.

    Rodman Puerto Morelos, Mexico

    Visibility and current can vary hugely from day to day. From 5' Visibility to 100' and 0 to 4+ Knot currents. Almost always strong surge as waves break overhead.

    Puentes Puerto Morelos, Mexico

    The reef Puentes is a a 20m/ 60ft dive with natural bridges and swim throughs where you can find reef life and larger fish.

    The Gardens Puerto Morelos, Mexico

    The Gardens is a 17m/ 45ft dive which allows you to swim through the beautiful, colorful coral reef while seeing multitudes of different sizes and colors of fish.

    Tank Ha deep Tulum, Mexico

    Tankah deep is a most exhilarating dive site. Itstarts with a back roll off the boat into the deep blue. The decent tothe 30m / 99 feet is captivating; you plunge deeper and deeper into theblue wondering when you will get a glimpse of the reef. Then suddenlythere it is. In all its spand plenty of…

    Sting Ray Tulum, Mexico

    The pinnacle formations of this shallow dive site arefull of different species of coral and fish. This nice, easy, relaxingdive will incite you to be inspired. It is only a short boat ride fromthe beach, and is a good paring with ballena as a two-tank dive.

    La Piscina Tulum, Mexico

    La Piscina is an absolutely beautiful section ofreef. Which overlooks the Tulum Ruins. It is a nice shallow dive, withlots of light. There are plenty of marine creatures to see, and lots ofcoral to amaze.

    Coquitos Tulum, Mexico

    Coquitos overlooks the Tulum Ruins. It is very nearto La Piscina usually they are paired together as a two-tank dive. Theyare also very similar there is lots of beautiful coral, and plenty ofmarine life.