Creators of the "Experienced Diver Program," Dive House is unique in that they create groups on each dive boat according to their level of experience. This gives divers a chance to meet with others who are learning at the same pace as them, plus head to sites that everyone can enjoy equally.
There are two daily two tank dive trips each day which depart at 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Although each trip usually includes one wall and one reef dive, the staff and the customers work together to decide exactly where they want to go. If you're hopping for a night dive, those are available on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. All dives take place along the island's west coast.
Dive rates are comparable, if not a little less expensive than other operations in the area. A one tank dive (as well as a night dive) is $50, while a two tank dive is $80(USD). If you're traveling with friends or family who prefer to snorkel, they can do so for $30(USD). There are several special dive sites that cost $90(USD) like Maracaibo.
As a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort, TDI Training Facility, and Universal Referral Center, Dive House also offers a full selection of educational courses which include books, equipment, and certification fees. The beginners Resort Course is $75, Open Water is $425, an Open Water Referral is $250, and Nitrox Certification is $180(USD). Other course information and more advanced course prices can be gathered by calling the dive center directly.
There are five boats in the Dive House fleet. Each has a water level dive platform and ladder, freshwater showers on board, camera rack, and all of the necessary safety and dive equipment. Adriana is a 28 foot Albatros with two outboard engines that can seat eight, Dive House I is a 42 foot Sea Ray with a 14 foot beam and twin 375 H.P. Caterpillar 3208 TA Marine engines that seats 24, Dive House II is a 30 foot Island Hopper with a 12 foot beam that seats 12, Dive House III is a 46 foot Sea Ray with a 14 foot beam and seating for 26, and Dive House IV is a 35 foot Bruno Stillman with an 11 foot beam that can seat 14.
To learn more about diving in the Caribbean, including tips and suggestions for both experienced divers and newcomers to the sport, read this exhaustive discussion of diving in the Caribbean.
Dive House is located in the heart of downtown San Miguel.
Location: San Miguel, Cozumel
Phone: (987) 872-1953
Secondary Phone: (987) 872-3068
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