Scuba Diving Near Costa Maya

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Costa Maya is rife with small fishing villages that are not necessarily known as top dive destinations.  This is exactly why seasoned travelers visit here – for the pristine, barely visited reef which is protected by the biosphere reserve.  Under the surface of the sea here, life is calm and serene, and there are sites for all skill levels. 

There are dive operators dive services and at least 20 different dive sites to choose from.

Dive Operators

Tequila Beach Tours Scuba Diving

If you're ready to take the plunge, you can check with Mahahual Dive Centre. Mahahual Dive Centre offers a gateway into the natural paradise of the Great Mayan Reef, the unbelievable Punta Herrero wreck site, and the scenic Xcalak National Park. They are located in Mahahual, in central Costa Maya.

Another option is Tequila Beach Tours Scuba Diving. From shipwrecks to reef dives, your skill level will be defined and accommodated for accordingly by the PADI certified dive masters at Tequila Beach Tours to ensure the ultimate diving experience. In addition to dive services, they also offer snorkeling, tours, fishing charters, golf cart rentals and watersports . You can reach them at (983) 117-3519.

Some key facts concerning diving services in the area are shown in this table:

Dive Operators Near Costa Maya
Name Phone Location
Mahahual Dive Centre (983) 203-2992 Mahahual, Central Costa Maya
Tequila Beach Tours Scuba Diving (983) 117-3519 Mahahual, Central Costa Maya

Dive Sites

Details concerning some of the area's major dive sites are shown here:

Dive Sites Near Costa Maya
Name Quality Experience Max Depth Latitude Longitude
Balamku -- -- -- 18.701781361 -87.7052307129
Blue Ha Reef Excellent Advanced Open Water / CMAS ** 98.4 18.7054333333 -87.7053166667
Dos Ojos -- -- -- 18.7158454784 -87.6963043213
Escalones -- -- -- 18.719259712 -87.6881504059
Escalones Good Open Water / CMAS * 82.0 18.7221 -87.6985833333
Faro Nuevo -- -- -- 18.7230803202 -87.6882362366
Faro Nuevo Good -- 59.1 18.7244166667 -87.6957
Faro Viejo -- -- -- 18.7298271409 -87.6749324799
Flamenco -- -- -- 18.7093419856 -87.6936435699
Jardin Good -- 59.1 18.7110333333 -87.7042833333
Jardines -- -- -- 18.7153577251 -87.6907253265
Llamaradas -- -- -- 18.7181216418 -87.6941585541
Maya Luna -- -- -- 18.705602364 -87.6993942261
Nomads' Land -- -- -- 18.690968268 -87.705745697
Piratas I -- -- -- 18.6823498198 -87.7122688293
Piratas II -- -- -- 18.6727958389 -87.7124834061
Punta Tam -- -- -- 18.7120247067 -87.6953601837
Rio Bermejo -- -- -- 18.708041257 -87.696647644
Rio Bermejo Good Open Water / CMAS * 65.6 18.6842333333 -87.7107833333
Travel In' -- -- -- 18.6934886747 -87.7065181732

To learn more concerning diving, including suggestions and helpful tips skilled divers as well as beginners, read this exhaustive Caribbean diving page.

 

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