When you dive Akumal, you have access to the second largest barrier reef in the world. Under the surface of the sea, you'll catch glimpse of colorful coral, abundant marine life, and ridges and canyons that are always breathtaking. Dives typically rage from 25 to 140 feet depending on skill level.
You'll find 6 dive operators and at least 12 interesting dive sites to choose from.
If you're looking forward to diving, you might want to contact Akumal Dive Adventures. Akumal Dive Adventures is a center devoted to scuba diving and the scuba enthusiasts here are glad to help teach you what you need to know. If you feel up to the task, jump in the water with them in their basic "Discover Scuba" program. They are located within central Akumal.
A second option is Akumal Dive Center. If you are done with the sun, plunge below the water for a scuba adventure with Akumal Dive Center. With over 30 years of experience in the dive industry, there is no better choice for dive instruction and guided tours. You can call them at (984) 875-9025.
Still another option is Akumal Dive Shop. From the Bubblemaker course for children between the ages of eight and 11, to Discover Scuba for adults new to the sport, and on up through Master Diver, Akumal Dive Shop offers a complete selection of PADI certification courses. When you're ready to hit the water, you can choose among reef, night, wreck, and deep sea diving. They're located in central Akumal.
A few details concerning the area's dive operators are shown in this table:
|Akumal Dive Adventures||--||Central Akumal|
|Akumal Dive Center||(984) 875-9025||Central Akumal|
|Akumal Dive Shop||--||Central Akumal|
|(984) 802-8323||3.4 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal|
|Aquatech||(984) 875-9020||2.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central Akumal|
|Scubaquatic Riviera Maya||(984) 875-5041||3.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central Akumal|
Look through the table below for information concerning the approximate cost of typical dive services in this area.
|Offering Type||Low Rate||High Rate|
|Discover Scuba||$ 100.0||$ 115.0|
|Double Tank Dive||$ 65.0||$ 110.0|
|Night Dive||$ 55.0||$ 95.0|
|Open Water Certification||$ 450.0||$ 485.0|
|Single Tank Dive||$ 40.0||$ 80.0|
View the table just below for details concerning some of the area's dive sites.
|Good||Open Water / CMAS *||71.9||20.4000333333||-87.30225|
|Excellent||Open Water / CMAS *||122.0||20.3921166667||-87.3054166667|
|Very Good||Open Water / CMAS *||69.9||20.39235||-87.3124|
For more information concerning snorkeling, including useful tips and suggestions for both "old pros" and beginners, check out our comprehensive discussion of scuba diving in the Caribbean.
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