A Diver’s Guide to Cozumel


Take a plunge with us in this fantastic world of wonders underwater in one of the world’s most spectacular reefs in Cozumel.

Imagine you were diving through the swim-throughs of a Coral Garden in warm clear waters, drifting along deep walls covered with sponges, fans and macro life, surrounded by colorful schools of fish, turtles, lobsters and crabs… Stop dreaming and join our team at Pro Dive International to make it come true!!!

Dive the Meso-American Barrier ReefThe largest reef in the Northern Hemisphere

Cozumel has been named by Jacques Cousteau as one of the TOP 10 dive spots in the world. It is considered as one of the best scuba diving sites on our planet because of many reasons. One of them is undoubtedly the perfect visibility of turquoise water that reaches up to 50m. Divers can explore stunning coral formations, fascinating walls, slopes and many swim throughs. It´s also drift diving capital of the world.

Cozumel is perfect diving spot not only for experienced divers but also for beginners. Normally unusual for the Caribbean,  in Cozumel it can be seen very colorful coral and abundant growth of sponge. Multicolored and spectacular marine flora and fauna bursts with sea life such as eagle ray, barracuda or toadfish. Cozumel is home to around 500 species of fish, 60 species of coral, 350 mollusks and marine mammals, algaes, and seagrasses.

 

Dive from one of Pro Dive International´s 4 Dive Centers in Cozumel:

In all dive centers, Pro Dive International offers FREE NITROX.

COZUMEL DIVE PACKAGES 

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1x 2Tank Package/ Coz

For stay in Cozumel only

Regular price: US$98.00

Online price with 10% discount: US$88.20

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2x 2Tank Package/ Coz

Can be shared/ US$ 97 per 2tank/ for stay in Cozumel only

Regular price: US$194.00

Online price with 10% discount: US$174.60

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Night Dive/ Coz

lamp or glow stick NOT included

Regular price: US$65.00

Online price with 10% discount: US$58.50

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THE BEST DIVE SITES IN COZUMEL

Paradise Reef

Paradise reef is located south of Puerto Maya Cruise Ship Pier and is the first reef when entering the Marine Park. This popular second-tank dive site is divided into three running parallels to the shore. Maximum depth is max. 45 feet (14 m). Currents are typically mild and normally run from south to north, it´s perfect dive site for beginners. Keep your eyes for the island´s famous Splendid Toadfish but also for Angel Fish, Grunts, Snappers and other tropical fish between Sponges and Gorgonians. Paradise reef is popular night dive spot with well deserved reputation for Octopus, Lobster and King Crab sightning.

Palancar Garden

This is ideal first wall for beginners but also for advanced divers because of numerous swim-thoughs and excellent photo opportunities. The dive starts on a sandy patch inside the drop off at 20ft.  Cuts and channels provide many avenvues for divers to navigate through this coral wonderland.  A huge brain coral at 50-60 ft is a landmark feature and it´s home to Groupers, Horse Eyed Jackas and Grunts. You will be amazed by spectacular marine life that constists of Blue Chromis, Butterly Flish, French Angels and Midnight Parrot Fish. Diving in this site is relaxing due to moderate currents.

Santa Rosa Wall

Santa Rosa is a classic Cozumel wall and one of the most popular first tank dives on the Island. This dive site has characteristic tunnels that cut through the entire reef chest at 80 feet and it makes dive so spectacular. This dive spot is recommended for intermediate divers due to unpredictable currents and overhead environments. Santa Rosa Wall is a home to Lobsters, Barracudas, Black Groupers, Horse-Eyed Jacks, Eagle rays and turtles.

Paso de Cedral

This dive site rests on 30-60 feet and is known for its amazing swim-throughs and coral mounds with numerous overhangs. The marine life is abundant and divers can admire Juvenile Spotted Drums, Great Barracudas, large Groupers, Green Moray Eels and even Nurse Sharks. This is certainly photographer´s paradise! More advanced divers can dive the wall where are stronger currents but they can admire stunning coral garden at 60 ft that drops off into the depths.

DIVE RESORTS IN COZUMEL

The Westin Cozumel

The Westin Cozumel, Marriot´s chic and minimalistic brand occupies the ideal location. This luxurious hotel is situated in the most exclusive area of the island along the Caribbean coastline. It´s located only 4,8 km from Cozumel International Airport and only 7-minute drive from the Pier. Surrounded by wonderful tropical vegetation and an impressive coral reef offering the most innovative services.

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Occidental Cozumel

Only the Caribbean’s most famous reef system could match the beauty and splendor of the Occidental Cozumel, which is exactly why the two exist side-by-side.

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Allegro Cozumel

In Mexico’s Caribbean there is a tiny island just bursting with life – it is Cozumel and the Allegro Cozumel resort.

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Melia Cozumel Golf – All Inclusive

Meliá Cozumel Golf – All Inclusive is truly one of the most impressive all-inclusive hideaways in Mexico, featuring an array of amenities, facilities and unlimited amounts of fun.

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PRO DIVE ADOPTED THE BEACH IN COZUMEL

It is a program established from ZOFEMAT (Zona Federal Maritima) and proposed to us from Parque Nacional Arrecifes de Cozumel in which PDI has decided to participate. “Adopta una Playa” is a structured beach clean up around Cozumel island in which, several companies, organizations and citizens are participating. Every participant is assigned a beach to adopt and become responsible to perform a beach clean up once a month in that spot.