COSTA MAYA AND
MAHAHUAL SCUBA DIVING
Costa Maya is one of the best scuba diving destinations
in all of Mexico, even the Caribbean. The heart of diving in Costa
Maya is the oceanside village of Mahahual, marked by its beachfront
promenade. Costa Maya is most often visited by cruise ships, but
it is a well known scuba diving destination where divers congregate for
the unspoiled coral reefs and plentiful marine life.
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Costa Maya is fronted by the Mesoamerican Reef, the
world's second largest barrier reef that runs from Cancun in the north
to Honduras in the south. The brilliant coral reefs are
highlighted by over 65 different species of coral, 350 species of
mollusks and 500 species of fish, most of which can be seen right here
in Mahahual. The Costa Maya section of the barrier reef is one of
the best protected and preserved sections of the entire reef, with low
The diving in Mahahual is very easy, suitable for all
skill levels of divers. The reef is highlighted by an inner reef,
which is about 50-60 feet deep, then the more spectacular outer reef,
which features drop-offs that seem infinite. The current hear is
typically mild and the waters are always warm. Visiting divers
often don't even bother with wetsuits here. Further south is
Xcalak, home to a protected marine preserve, where you can find exciting
creatures like manatees.
Costa Maya Scuba Diving - Frequently Asked
Q: What is the water temperature?
A: Water temperatures are in the low-to-mid 80s all year round.
Q: Should I bring my own equipment?
A: You are welcome to bring your own, but we have equipment
available for rent as well.
Q: I've never dove before - what should I choose?
A: We recommend the Discover Scuba Diving - it's kind of a try before
you buy deal. Once you are sure you'll enjoy it (and we're sure
you will), you can do the Open Water Certification course and get
certified to do any of our dives.
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