Puerto Morelos is a great dive destination thanks especially to the prevalence of cenotes and cave dives in the area. This doesn't discount the world's second largest coral reef system which is within easy read, indeed it adds to the numerous pleasurable experiences that can be had under the sea in this special area of the Yucatan.
You'll find 10 dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 10 different dive sites to choose from.
The dive shop available are shown in the chart below.
|Pro Dive Center at Catalonia Playa Maroma||Dive Shop//12577||(984) 745-0763||9.4 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos||Mexico|
If you're ready to go diving, you can check with Almost Heaven Dive Shop. Almost Heaven Dive Shop offers scuba diving at some of the nicest locations in Mexico. However, if you are looking to take a less deep plunge, their snorkeling trip may be for you. They are located within Puerto Morelos.
Another option is Wet Set Divers. A top-rated, eco-friendly facility, this snorkeling and dive center offers everything from training to multiple daily excursions for visitors who want to explore what lies beneath the surface of the sea. You can reach them at (998) 871-0198.
A third option is Aquanauts Dive Adventures. A family run business with over 29 years of experience diving in the Mexican Caribbean, Aquanauts Dive Adventure is owned by William Martin Avila, who is a certified PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer. His experience is unmatched, and his desire to ensure each dive is done safely but without sacrificing fun is something that most divers look for in a guide. They're found in Puerto Morelos.
Be sure to look through the following table to learn more about the area's dive services.
|Almost Heaven Dive Shop||(998) 871-0633||0.2 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos|
|Aquanauts Dive Adventures||(998) 206-9365||0.1 mi. South of Central Puerto Morelos|
|Dive In Puerto Morelos||(801) 443-4879||Central Puerto Morelos|
|Dive Puerto Morelos||--||0.1 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos|
|Marina Dive Center||(998) 872-8999||Central Puerto Morelos|
|Marina La Bonita Diving||--||4.9 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos|
|Mystic Diving||--||0.1 mi. East of Central Puerto Morelos|
|--||0.4 mi. North of Central Puerto Morelos|
|Tuna Tour||--||0.7 mi. North-Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos|
|Wet Set Divers||(998) 871-0198||0.4 mi. Northeast of Central Puerto Morelos|
Check the table below to get a feel for the approximate cost of typical dive services in this area.
|Offering Type||Low Rate||High Rate|
|Discover Scuba||$ 100.0||$ 170.0|
|Double Tank Dive||$ 70.0||$ 100.0|
|Night Dive||$ 75.0||$ 110.0|
|Open Water Certification||$ 350.0||$ 450.0|
|Single Tank Dive||$ 50.0||$ 80.0|
A few key facts regarding some of the area's dive sites are shown in the chart below.
|Excellent||Open Water / CMAS *||89.9||20.82545||-86.7906166667|
|--||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||--||20.6777597892||-86.971206665|
|Good||Advanced Open Water / CMAS **||98.4||20.68675||-86.8826333333|
For more information concerning snorkeling, including helpful suggestions and tips for both experienced divers and beginners, read our extensive guide to scuba diving in the Caribbean.
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