Diving and Snorkeling

Explore the Spectacular Underwater World

If you have never snorkeled or been diving before, the Riviera Maya is the place to start. If you are a seasoned water sports nut, the adventure awaits. The Riviera Maya is home to the second largest barrier reef in the world, the longest underground river system, and freshwater cenotes. This diversity, found no where else in the world, offers many opportunities to explore the underwater world and enhance your vacation with a snorkeling, scuba diving or snuba® experience!

Diving in Mexico – Unforgettable Adventure Awaits!

The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef is the second largest barrier reef in the world. This Barrier Reef begins at the top of the Yucatan Peninsula and runs south to Belize and beyond. This reef system, with over 500 fish species and 100 coral types, gives you some of the best snorkeling and diving in the Riviera Maya and Costa Maya. The Riviera Maya is known as one of the top spots for Loggerhead and Green turtles, queen conch, and the annual migration of whale sharks. This means a great sea-adventure whether you are a snorkeler or experienced scuba diver. The Riviera Maya also offers a unique dive experience like no other in the world: cavern diving! The fresh water of the Yucatan runs underground and the caverns & caves offer an unique and adventurous dive experience.

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Ocean Snorkeling

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From the beginner to the seasoned enthusiast, snorkeling in the Caribbean with local guides is exquisite! Choose from so many locations along the coast.

Cenote Snorkeling

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See what lies beneath the surface in these jungle fresh water pools. You will be amazed at the what you see both above and below the water.

Ocean Diving

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With hundreds of tropical fish and coral types to see, ocean diving on the second largest barrier reef in the world in a truly amazing experience.

Cenote Diving

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Cavern Diving in the Riviera Maya is a once in a life time experience most divers have on their bucket list. This diving adventure is unique to here!

Cave Diving

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Technically trained cave divers will love the fresh water system found in the Riviera Maya. No where else can you see such decorated caves.

Stay Close By

  • Club Akumal Caribe Hotel

    Central Akumal| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
    A Snorkeler’s and sun worshippers paradise, this Akumal hotel offers oceanfront hotel rooms and bungalows with AC, a private bathroom (great water pressure), a small fridge, a safe and either a terrace or a balcony. A swimming pool, dive center, restaurant and snack bar are on site.

  • Villa Corazon de la Tortuga Tulum Vacation Rental

    Villa Corazon de la Tortuga

    Soliman / Tankah Bay – Tulum| 4 Beds | 4.5 Bath
    Three ocean view master suites and a guesthouse make this vacation villa a serene retreat for families or friends, set on a quiet and secluded Riviera Maya beach where sea turtles come to nest.

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    Casa del Corazon Bungalow #3

    Soliman Bay| 2 Beds | 1 Bath
    Casa Corazon #3 is one of the most secluded bungalows nestled next to the pool, just steps from Soliman Bay beach. This 2-bedroom, 2 bath bungalow comes with a fully-equipped kitchen and an ample terrace, overlooking the jungle and the beach.

  • Vista de la Luz

    Isla Mujeres | 12 Beds | 8 Bath
    Perched on the southern cliffs of Isla Mujeres, Vista de la Lux offers guests ample opportunities to enjoy the wild, natural beauty of Cancun Bay without sacrificing the comforts of home. This six-bedroom, eight-bathroom luxury villa is a tropical escape, complete with an infinity pool and private dock, and accessible via ferry from Cancun.

  • Costa de Cocos Bungalows

    Xcalak| 1 to 3 Beds | 1 Bath
    Costa de Cocos Dive and Flyfishing Resort is a perfect place to kayak or motor about, snorkel or dive on pristine reefs, fish, or take a trip to Banco Chinchorro atoll. This secluded resort offers water view bungalows with private bathrooms.  Fishing and diving trips can be arranged on-site. The restaurant and bar, are a central meeting point to share fish stories over a cold cerveza.

  • Casa Playa del Caribe Beachfront rental Akumal

    Casa Playa del Caribe

    South Akumal| 4 Beds | 4 Bath
    This place really exists and looks just like the tropical paradise in the famous Corona commercials. Its name is Casa Playa del Caribe and it is hidden from the crowds of tourists in a peaceful area of South Akumal, Riviera Maya.

  • Villa las Vigas

    North Akumal| 2 Beds | 2 Bath
    Las Vigas is a lovely oceanfront villa on Yal-ku lagoon inlet. Enjoy 2 bedrooms with air conditioning, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, living/dining rooms and spectacular views. Very romantic! Lots of hand carved wood and personal touches.

  • Akumal Breakers Vacation House South Akumal Mexico

    Akumal Breakers Villa

    South Akumal| 5 Bed | 4 Bath
    Enjoy this luxurious beach home in tranquil South Akumal, with 4 air conditioned bedrooms, a beach front pool, Satellite TV, Vonage line, WiFi Internet, 2 kayaks and much more. Great for families & groups.

  • La Bahia Vacation Condos Half Moon Bay Akumal

    La Bahia Condos

    North Akumal| 3 Beds | 1 to 2 Bath
    Enjoy middle of the beach nirvana on Half Moon Bay with all air conditioned condos on 3 levels. Each has a ocean terrace or beach patio. 1 or 2 bedrooms available. Near beach bar/restaurants, 3 minutes to either central Akumal or Yal ku lagoon.

  • Villa Kokobeach

    North Akumal – Half Moon Bay| 10 Beds | 6 Bath
    Main Villa Special: $350 USD / Night for Up to 4 People. Choice of any 2 bedrooms. This lovely 6-bedroom oceanfront vacation rental that accommodates up to 18 people has stunning views of Half Moon Bay. The open floor living space includes a sunken living area, a fully-equipped airy kitchen, and lovely dining room area.

  • Riviera Maya Vacation Rentals, Villa Estrella del Mar, Playacar, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

    Villa Estrella del Mar

    Playacar, Playa del Carmen | 5 Beds | 7 Bath
    With plenty of space for gatherings of family or friends, this five-bedroom Playacar vacation home features a private pool and plenty of indoor and outdoor hangout spaces… right by the beach!

  • Nikte Luxury Condominiums – Unit 7

    North Akumal| 4 Beds | 3 Bath
    Nikte Unit 7 is an expansive three-bedroom, three-bathroom unit that includes gorgeous contemporary design and modern details throughout. It comfortably accommodates up to eight guests, making it an exceptional option for a family or small group.

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