Top 10 Popular Dive Resorts In Cozumel, Mexico - Updated 2021

dive resorts in cozumel

Located in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, the island of Cozumel is renowned for its pristine shoreline, laid-back vibes, and an incredible reef system. It is also home to a diverse range of exotic fish and loggerhead turtles, magnificent beaches, and breathtaking dive spots. The island has one of the world’s busiest cruise ports and is popular among daytrippers from the Riviera Maya mainland. It takes pride in its array of both all-inclusive mid-range and upscale resorts that are just steps away from the beach with a calm, tranquil ambiance that will keep you completely relaxed during your trip. Each resort offers efficient dive masters and lets you explore the startling diversity of marine life. If you’re into diving, check out our list of top 10 popular dive resorts in Cozumel, Mexico.

1. Occidental Cozumel All Inclusive (from USD 180)

This all-inclusive mid-range resort offers authentic hacienda-style buildings right on the beach. With stunning views of the sea, three outdoor pools, and six restaurants and bars, the resort offers rooms with flat-screen TVs, minibars, climate controls, wi-fi, tea/coffee maker, and a private balcony. The resort provides guests with access to a range of sports activities such as beach volleyball, snorkeling, kayaking, and board games. The offshore reefs right off the resort are incredible for both snorkeling and diving adventures.

Occidental Cozumel All Inclusive

Address: Kilómetro 17.5, Carretera Sur, El Cedral,

Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Fire extinguishers Physical distancing rules followed Snack bar Private parking Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Non-smoking rooms

2. Sunscape Sabor Cozumel (from USD 191)

This beachfront resort offers a range of activities for guests of all ages and interests. The amenities of the resort include rooms with a flat-screen TV, a coffee maker, two outdoor pools with a spa, a fitness centre, a private beach area, a garden, a buffet restaurant that serves international cuisine, three bars, paid wi-fi, and fax/photocopying facilities. The resort is just minutes away from the second largest reef system in the world by boat. It offers dive trips for all levels of experience and also features a dive shop.

Sunscape Sabor Cozumel

Address: Carretera Costera Sur KM 12.9 Zona Hotelera Sur

Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Access to health care professionals First aid kit available Non-smoking throughout Fax/photocopying Canoeing Meeting/banquet facilities

3. Secrets Aura Cozumel All Inclusive - Adults Only (from USD 430)

This beachfront adults-only resort is ideal for those looking for an intimate vacation in a secluded, untouched part of the island. Combining the charms of an authentic coastal getaway with luxurious facilities, the resort includes more than 250 suites with a private terrace or balcony, wi-fi, flat-screen TV, iPod docking station, complimentary mini bar, swimming pools, a fitness centre, and a range of activities such as scuba diving lessons, tequila tastings, tennis, aqua aerobics, paddle boarding, live musical performances, beach parties, and golf. Diving trips and lessons are offered by an on-site dive house which features a PADI five-star rating.

Secrets Aura Cozumel - Adults Only

Address: Carretera Costera Sur KM 12.9 Zona Hotelera Sur

Outdoor pool (all year) Meeting/banquet facilities Fire extinguishers First aid kit available Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Free parking Terrace Solarium

4. Park Royal Cozumel All Inclusive (from USD 174)

This world-class resort offers easy access to turquoise crystal clear waters, breathtaking reefs, Cozumel National Marine Park, and Chankaab National Park. The resort offers more than 300 suites with amenities including free wi-fi, a private balcony, swimming pools, access to Royal Village shopping centre, restaurants, bars, a coffee house, live entertainment, a kids’ club, a fitness centre, and hot tubs facing the ocean. They offer both snorkeling and diving equipment that can be enjoyed in their exclusive beach that is rife with marine life.

Grand Park Royal Cozumel

Address: Playa Paraiso Km 3.5 Carretera A

Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Air conditioning Solarium Safety deposit box All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Tour desk Parking

5. Melia Cozumel Golf All Inclusive (from USD 208)

This idyllic resort in the midst of turquoise waters and sparkling white sands offers access to one of the best diving spots in the world. Located in the amazing Santa Pilar beach, this all-inclusive resort is just minutes away from the city’s main shopping centre and port. The place offers bright spacious rooms with a flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, and sea views. It is also close in proximity to three restaurants, five bars, outdoor pools, full spa services, car rental services, videogames zone, a basketball court, a golf course, tennis court, kid’s club, and water sports facilities. The resort offers equipment for a range of activities such as diving, snorkeling, jet-skiing, boating, windsurfing, and kayaking.

Melia Cozumel All Inclusive

Address: Carretera Costera Norte Km. 5.8

Evening entertainment Games room Snorkelling Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Air conditioning Pool with view Movie nights Fitness centre

6. Allegro Cozumel All Inclusive (from USD 126)

Located on San Francisco beach, this all-inclusive resort offers close access to the famous Palancar coral reef. The resort offers Polynesian-style bungalows with bright spacious rooms and tropical decor. To ensure convenience, this place is equipped with a satellite TV and a coffee maker. If you want to do something else, you can also visit the restaurants and fitness centers nearby. The resort offers access to activities such as fishing, snorkeling, and provides scuba diving lessons and diving trips.

Allegro Cozumel All-Inclusive

Address: Carretera Sur San Francisco Palancar, Km 16.5

Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Gift shop Babysitting/child services Bar Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Spa and wellness centre Restaurant Beachfront

7. El Cozumeleño Beach Resort - All Inclusive (from USD 129)

This all-inclusive oceanfront resort offers everything you need for that perfect dive trip to the Caribbean. The resort features a dive shop that offers free snorkeling and diving equipment as well as free diving lessons in the pool. The resort also provides special facilities to high-performance athletes in training such as a convenient transportation system and customised buffets for competitions all year round. The resort features two restaurants, an outdoor pool, free wi-fi in public areas, access to a gym, bike tours, and an 18-hole championship golf course, a game room, a kids’ club, and banquet facilities.

El Cozumeleño Beach Resort - All Inclusive

Address: Playa Santa Pilar Km. 4.5 Zona Hotelera Norte

Concierge service Bike tours Billiards Internet services All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Mini golf Pool with view Breakfast takeaway containers

8. Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort and Spa (from USD 269)

Nestled in the heart of one of the world’s largest coral reef system, this luxury resort provides the perfect Caribbean escape with stunning sea views and a private beach. The resort features two outdoor pools, two tennis courts, a fitness centre, a spa, and rooms with wood furnishings and terraces overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The resort also features a dive shop that offers diving lessons and will take you on a trip to some of the most magnificent reef systems in the Carribbean.

Presidente InterContinental Cozumel Resort & Spa, an IHG Hotel

Address: Carretera A Chankanaab KM 6.5

Fax/photocopying 24-hour front desk Process in place to check health of guests Massage Bar All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Laundry Physical distancing rules followed

9. El Cid La Ceiba Beach (from USD 137)

Located just minutes away from the town of San Miguel, this resort offers close access to Playa del Carmen and Chakanaab Park. The cosy, relaxing rooms of the resort include a wide range of amenities such as a kitchenette, a coffee maker, a private balcony, an in-room safe, satellite TV, and a direct dial telephone. The resort also offers access to two pools, two restaurants, tennis courts, a spa, play activities for children, and equipment for water sports activities such as fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving. The dive centre at the resort offers lessons and will take you on customised dive trips based on your experience or skill level.

El Cid La Ceiba Beach

Address: Carreretera a Chankanaab Km 4.5

Concierge service Horse riding Tour desk Laundry Fishing Valet parking Internet services Garden

10. Cozumel Palace All Inclusive (from USD 396)

This upscale resort with an unparalleled oceanfront location is ideal for families, couples, and avid divers. With more than 150 spacious rooms, the resort features four restaurants, a fitness centre, in-room whirlpool tubs, playrooms, spa services, a library, and swimming pools. The resort lets visitors visit Mayan ruins, attend chocolate workshops, snorkel with stingrays, and swim with dolphins. It also provides dive trips for divers of all levels to explore the breathtaking marine life of the Caribbean.

Cozumel Palace-All Inclusive

Address: Rafael E. Melgar Km 1.5

Gift shop Shoeshine Air conditioning VIP room facilities Massage Library Family rooms First aid kit available

Get ready to be mesmerized

With its pristine shoreline, emerald seas, magnificent marine life, and fantastic food, Cozumel has pretty much everything you would love about Mexico. Take your pick from the above list of the top 10 dive resorts in Cozumel, Mexico, and explore the best of the Carribeanesque beauty.

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