Playa del CarmenQuintana Roo

Dive site characteristics

Types Sea dive Shipwreck dive Deep dive Drift dive Fauna dive Night dive
Conditions Satisfying or excellent visibility Strong current Zone with stings
Interests Coral Dolphins Sea stars Exotic fishes wildlife Sea shells Sharks
Providers Parking Boat ramp Restaurant Swimming Picnic tables W.C. Bathroom Shower
Planning Rescue in case of emergency Weather conditionsFerries scheduleRoad conditionsRoad maps

Diving notes


In case of emergency. There is an hyperbaric chamber in Playa del Carmen operated by Buceo Medico Mexicano (consult the web site for any coordinates change). It is located on Avenida 10 Esq. 28 Nte. (phone: 873-1365 or 803-1216).

From the wharf or from the sea shore, the boat goes to one of the dive sites chosen.

Once at the dive site, according to charter operations, the boat maybe anchored or not (usually not).

The divemaster will detail the dive plan. Please (for those who are unfamiliar) be attentive to the dive instructions given by the divemaster and keep it quiet in order to allow the others not to miss any details. At the end of the dive, the divemaster will use a dive marker to indicate to the boat operator where to pick up the divers.

Entry points

Note: directions are accurate as possible, you must use the service of a local charter.

  Depth   Site  Characteristics
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125mPaamul ReefsInformations to come.
225mPunta VenadoInformations to come.
325mIsloteInformations to come.
428mMama ViñaInformations to come.
514mBarracudaInformations to come.
614mTortugaInformations to come.
714mSabalos (Tarpoon)With strong current sometimes.
812mJardinesWith little or no current.
912mChun-zumbulWith little or no current.
1014mMoc-che (shallow)With little or no current.
1130mMoc-che (deep)A sheer wall, with current.
1230mPared VerdeCurrent from medium to strong.
1330mLos ArcosSometimes with strong current.
1414mCerebrosInformations to come.
1514mPunta MaromaInformations to come.

Driving directions

Follow the road indications given by your local charter.

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