Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico


Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico

Scuba diving information in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico

In Playa del Carmen the experience of diving is unique. The reef offers some diving spots at medium depths between 12 and 15 meters (40 to 50 ft), such as Jardines, Moc-Che and Shangri-La, among others, with some large schools of fish and a very atractive variety of animal life and coral. One of the most atractive spots at a medium depth is Tortugas (turtles), a place honoring its name, since it allows the spotting of giant turtles in the area. Another atractive and deep dive is at Mamá Viña, a ship wreck at almost 25 metres (82 ft), where barracudas are a common company. For divers who like deep diving and have the required experience for it, it is possible to visit Cerebros, Los Arcos or Pared Verde, among others, where we can go as deep as 30 to 40 meters (98 to 131 feet) and where it's possible to spot bull sharks in some seasons of the year.

Water Temperature

In the winter at around 24ºC in summer and 27ºC.

Diving Suit

Complete wet suit or wet suit with shorts.

Visibility under water

At about 30 meters throughout the year, reaching about 60 meters in the summer.

Climate

Its climate is semi-tropical, with an average annual temperature of 25ºC.

How to get there

To get to Playa del Carme, you have to go by plane to Cancun and then take a road trip that lasts 1 hour.

Other Activities

You can enjoy its hotels, beaches, villas, outdoor activities such as golf or surfing. Near Playa del Carmen, you can visit places like the natural theme park of Xcaret, the island of Cozumel, the second largest barrier reef in the world, Tulum ruins, as well as shops, bars and restaurants.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites Map in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico

Where are located the best diving sites to dive in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico? Below, you will find a map of all scuba diving sites in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico in which you can dive and snorkel.

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Sites List in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico

Which diving sites are located in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico? Below, you will find a list of all scuba diving sites in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico in which you can dive and snorkel.


Scuba diving sites and photos from each diving site in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico

Which diving sites in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico have underwater photos? Below, you will find the list of scuba diving sites in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico and a list of underwater photos for each diving site.

Marine Species and photos of each species in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico

Which marine species can I observe in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico? Below, you will find the list of marine species and the photos for each species.

Underwater Photographers and photos from each photographer with photos taken in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico

Which photographers have taken underwater photos in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico.

Scuba Diving centers in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico

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Liveaboards in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico

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Accommodation in Playa del Carmen, The Caribbean Coast , Mexico

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