As part of the beautiful Mexican state of Quintana Roo, the historic island of Cozumel can be accessed by a 25-minute ferry ride… You won’t believe your eyes once you get to admire the shimmering colors of the Caribbean Sea, and its crystal-clear waters. Such is the clarity of this environment, that one can enjoy a life-changing activity, which has become extremely popular throughout visitors from all over the world. Diving in the so-called “Swallows Island” is a fantastic experience you’ll never forget, and here are some reasons why:
1. The Mesoamerican Reef
Maybe you’ve heard this before, but in this one-of-a-kind environment you’ll encounter a wide array of colorful native species. The Mesoamerican reef is the second biggest coral barrier worldwide, providing a dreamlike dance of unexpected inhabitants.
2. Expert Instructors
All along the Cozumel coastline you’ll find a lot of options to book you diving tour. You’ll be able to identify their certifications and compare different prices, so you can have peace of mind, knowing that you’ll be safe at all times.
3. No need to be an expert
Of course if you’re an experienced diver and you consider yourself a “Cousteau reincarnation”, here you’ll find just what you’re looking for, but in case you’re a beginner, there’s no need to worry, as almost every tour will provide the appropriate instruction process, till you get familiar with the equipment and learn all the basics. I guarantee you’ll be diving like an expert with the blink of an eye!
4. Exotic biodiversity
Among the wide variety of species you’ll find, there are greet turtles, spotted eagle rays, moray eels, balloon fish, and French angelfish, just to mention a few of them. You’ll be amazed by the beautiful colors of this underwater ballet.
5. Memories to take home
When you tell your friends what you did in Cozumel, they’ll probably won’t believe you, but you’ll have it all covered with high quality photographs taken by professionals. You’ll have the chance of showing off what you experience… and why not? The perfect profile picture for Facebook.
Start planning your adventure with family or friends, and let the magic of Cozumel find the way to your heart.