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 11 dive operators, a dive shop, and at least 10 different dive sites to choose from.
The dive shop you'll be able to find are displayed in the following chart.
|Pro Dive Center at Catalonia Playa Maroma||Dive Shop//12577||(984) 745-0763||9.6 mi. South West of Central Puerto Morelos||Mexico|
If you're looking forward to diving, you should consider Dressel Divers Club Iberostar Playa Paraiso. In addition to daily scuba diving courses and guided open water dives, Dressel also offers land excursions and snorkeling trips. They are located in southwestern Puerto Morelos.
Another option is 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 can be reached at (998) 871-0633.
A third good 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. They're located in Puerto Morelos.
The chart below has some information regarding the area's dive operators.
|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|
|Dressel Divers Club Iberostar Playa Paraiso||(321) 392-2338||8.2 mi. South West 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|
Glance through the following table for an indication of what typical dive services cost 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|
The table just below enables you to get a few details regarding some of the area's dive sites.
|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 beginners and experienced divers, read our comprehensive Caribbean diving article.
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