Scuba Diving in Cozumel: The “Breathtaking” Event for Tourists!
Cozumel is the best place in the world for scuba diving and snorkeling.
If you have absolutely no experience of diving or snorkeling, there is no problem. There are shacks and shops available on the island to help the tourists to get the best view of the Caribbean Sea from the underwater.
When you are spending a thrilling holiday in the Yucatan Peninsula, beaches and cenotes may give you an unrealistic enjoyment. You have the chance to increase the enjoyment of scuba diving and snorkeling in Cozumel.
“Where is Cozumel located?”
Cozumel is a separated island from the Yucatan Peninsula. It is located on the opposite side of the famous tourist town, Playa del Carmen. In a ferry journey, it takes an hour to arrive Cozumel.
Also, you can directly land on the Cozumel International Airport from Cancun. Depending on your tour plan, keep a place for the trip to Cozumel.
Snorkeling or scuba diving is available in every city of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. But, Cozumel has a different vibe. This highly populated town of the peninsula has one of the most beautiful and enriched coral reefs.
Who wants to miss playing with a turtle underwater? None! And, not only turtles but also lobsters, colorful fishes, crabs and many other marine creatures are waiting in Cozumel.
“I’ve never snorkeled before. How will it go?”
There are snorkeling and scuba diving tours in Cozumel. They offer special underwater tours in small groups. The reason for keeping the group small is taking care of everyone properly.
Sometimes, amateur snorkelers cannot deal with the pressure or get tensed underwater, the expert guides help in getting relief and enjoying the view. Scuba diving is like the meditation. You can sense every breath in and out. That feeling is something else!
Also, some tourists want to go underwater but don’t know how to swim. To make it convenient for them, a one-day training session is organized. Till now, there is no news of accident while snorkeling in Cozumel.
“What is the duration of a snorkeling trip?”
Generally, according to the rule of snorkeling, you cannot stay underwater for more than 5 hours. A compact tour takes 4 hours to 5 hours. The other events like fishing, kayaking, surfing, etc. are also included in this duration.
Meanwhile, most of the tours offer to click underwater pictures of the tourists. So, if you have not brought you a waterproof camera, it will not be a problem. Leave it to the agency.
“Well, how to get in a scuba diving in Cozumel?”
At first, you need to contact the local scuba divers and snorkelers. Some of the famous places are listed downward.
El Pulpo Divers
Scuba Life Cozumel
You can either find them online with us. Once you confirm the reservation, leave the rest on us.
Depending on your package of Cozumel diving or snorkeling, you have to arrive at the dock or they will pick you up from the hotel. Then, get on the boat and it will take you to the South of Cozumel.
The trip starts from the southern part of the island. There, the coral life is more colorful than anywhere else. Wear the scuba gears and jump in!
Experience the Most in a Scuba Diving in Cozumel Tour
The magic of the Caribbean Sea begins as soon as you get in the water. Going deep underwater opens the doors of a variety of sea life. At first, you can take a look at the corals. The floating tentacles are colorful and scary sometimes!
Don’t worry! They will not bite. The colorful fishes around you give a feeling of snorkeling in an aquarium. You can swim along with turtles. The turtles are considered as the blessing for the whole Yucatan Peninsula. And, Cozumel is announced as a reserve of some rare species of them.
One of the best parts of snorkeling is whale sharks. This monstrous creature does not harm anyone as it lives on flora.
If you get lucky enough, you can get a chance to meet with a dolphin school. Playing with them depends on how your guide provides instruction.
Another interesting creature you will see while snorkeling in Cozumel is the stingray. Their huge size and unbelievable movement are quite enjoyable. Slow and steady movement of their fins can scare anyone. They are harmless until you disturb them.
This exhibition of the marine life underwater continues for 4-4.5 hours at a stretch. When you get tired, go up and rest on the boat.
Basically, the snorkeling spot has a depth of 34 meters. But you will need a certification for diving to that depth. Otherwise, you will be able to go near about 15 meters. That is sufficient for getting to know a lot of marine creatures without diving much.
“Can I Snorkel at Night?”
Of course! That is a special experience for Cozumel tourists.
The underwater beauty of Cozumel gets exceptionally beautiful at night. You need to dive in a moonlight night. The reflection of moonlight takes the snorkelers of Cozumel to an unreal world. Some corals lit up at night.
There are some rare fishes come to the shore at night. The night is actually calm in the sea. You will hear only the thudding of the Caribbean Sea and the sound of your heartbeat.
Is There Any Safety Issue for Snorkeling in Cozumel?
You must not bring any harm to the wildlife while diving or snorkeling. The necessary guideline will be provided by ENJOY tours agents.
Are you ready for the next underwater scuba diving and snorkeling tour? Let the sea come to you with the beauty of marine. Have fun!