Looking for places to dive in Cozumel? This island located in front of Playa del Carmen belongs to the great belt of Western Atlantic Reefs, being known as “the Great Mayan Reef”. It has the second most important forms of coral in the world after the Great Australian Barrier Reef.
Cozumel is the favorite destination for underwater adventures lovers thanks to the variety of diving places, its marine fauna, among other attractions that leave its visitors captivated. Among the reefs for diving in Cozumel, Punta Tunich stands out as an excellent alternative for expert divers in search of new adventures. We will tell you everything you need to know about it.
In the first instance, to dive in Tunich Cozumel you need to be an experienced diver, since the water currents are strong and turbulent, so diving is not recommended for novice divers.
The adventure begins in a wide sandy area, where vertical descent can be done. The depth ranges from 50 to 120 feet, with the northern section of the reef being the deepest.
The coral formations are abundant and very colorful, and marine life begins to be seen from about 60 feet deep along the top of the wall. The species with the greatest presence are turtles, groupers, green moray eels; Also nurse sharks, eagle rays, barracuda, toadfish and seahorses are occasionally observed.
If you wonder when is the best time to dive in Cozumel, you should know that the water temperature (which varies between 78 and 82ºF) and the good weather in general is constant throughout the year. However, you can take into account that the high season is from December to April, when more people visit Mexico, and Cozumel in particular for its warm climate even during winter.
From May to September the weather is hotter, and the holiday season is low so you will find the places to dive with fewer people and you can enjoy the best rates on accommodation and diving packages. If what interests you is shark watching, November through March are the most recommended months to book your trip.
Now that you already know some of the attractions of Tunich Cozumel, don’t wait any longer and anticipate your next vacation. At Blue Project you will find the best diving packages so that you can live the best experience with our certified guides.
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