ScubaDivingVacation.netDiving Resorts & Hotels In Cancun, Mexico

As a city located in Southern Mexico, Cancun has a year-round tropical climate, clear waters and ancient ruins making it an excellent place for scuba diving vacations. Divers from all over the world come to Cancun every year to dive the spectacular sites that dot the shoreline and offshore waters surrounding the city. To the premier dive sites belongs a sunken wreck called El Frio, at a depth of 90 feet (27.5 meters), where can be seen barracudas and manta rays. Chitales is a site hosting a shallow reef not far from shore that has excellent visibility for viewing and taking pictures. The Sleeping Sharks is a once-in-lifetime experience where divers can observe sleeping bull sharks and lemon sharks napping with the aid of the currents. Green moray and nurse sharks are a common sight at The Hondureno shipwreck and a huge reef that is home to octopus and starfish awaits visitors to Piedras Atravesadas. With a visit to the navy boat wreck, which still has engines and guns intact, scuba divers may see amberjacks and stingrays. Other popular diving sites in Cancun are located at Manchones, Barbones, Santo Remedio, Punta Negra and Aristos.

In and around Cancun are many companies that take both beginners and advanced divers to various dive spots. Aquaworld offers cavern and night dives to the Great Mayan Reef filled with many exotic fish. Scuba Cancun offers daily two-tank and one-tank dives to various reefs and also offers a tour that lets visitors snorkel with whale sharks! Manta Divers Scuba Center offers wreck diving, cavern diving and night diving tours. Nautilus Diving and Training Center takes divers to the world's second largest barrier reef. While scuba diving vacations in Cancun, divers can expect to see many things such as various species of sharks, whales, dolphins, tropical fish, turtles, rays and eels. Marine plant life is abundant as well as the variety of interesting wrecks and colorful reefs.

Another interesting feature offered in the dive community within Cancun and the surrounding area is the opportunity for divers and non-divers alike to see beneath the waves without actually having to go scuba diving or snorkeling. Atlantis Submarines offers a submarine tour that leaves Playa Del Carmen bound for Cozumel. This is a great way for children and non-divers to see what divers see when they slip beneath the surface at one of the best diving sites in the world! Glass-bottom boat tours are another great way to see the treasures hidden in the ocean and there are some of these tours available in Cancun as well.

Cancun is one the top vacation destinations in the world and is well known for many things including its luxury resorts. The premier area of the Cancun tourist district is the so called Hotel Strip - a strip of hotels located along the beaches of Cancun. This is the most popular tourist site for visitors to seek accommodations especially if looking for somewhere close to the popular dive sites. Other areas of the city have various types of accommodations that are also close to diving. The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas and the Hilton Golf and Spa Resort are not only close to some of the best scuba diving sites in the area, they are also a golfer`s paradise. The Ritz Carlton Hotel is a like a home away from home, but better when it comes to the amount of amenities on-site including swimming pools, rental car kiosk, six restaurants and endless things to do including diving! The Gran Carribe Real Resort and Spa and the Maroma Hotel are all very close to major dive destinations and anything else visitors want to see and do while vacation in Cancun.

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