Snorkelling & Scuba Diving

Diving Operators In Akumal

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Welcome to Akumal, a tropical paradise known for its stunning shorelines and abundant opportunities for swimming and diving. With a diverse range of locations to explore, including the tranquil waters of Akumal Bay, the unique ecosystem of Laguna Yal-ku, and the mysterious cenotes and caves nearby, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Whether you’re a seasoned diver, a leisurely swimmer, or a curious snorkeler, Akumal has something for everyone. With crystal-clear waters, diverse marine life, and excellent dive sites, you’ll be transported to a magical underwater kingdom. Get ready to immerse yourself in the beauty and adventure of Akumal.

Reef Diving in Akumal

Akumal’s Bays are complex, with 3 major spur and groove formations. Spur and groove formations are geological features that are formed when currents and wave action create channels, or “grooves,” in the reef, and “spurs” of coral or rock that project out from the main body of the reef.

Akumal Bay is known for its diverse and abundant marine life. Some of the marine life that can be found in the bay include:

  • Sea turtles: Akumal Bay is home to several species of sea turtles, including the green turtle and the hawksbill turtle. These turtles can often be seen swimming in the bay or resting on the sandy bottom.

  • Tropical fish: The clear, warm waters of Akumal Bay are home to a variety of colorful tropical fish, including parrotfish, angelfish, and damselfish.

  • Stingrays: Stingrays are common in the bay and can often be seen gliding through the water or resting on the bottom.

  • Sharks: While not common, it is possible to see small, harmless reef sharks in the bay, especially at deeper dive sites.

  • Invertebrates: The coral reefs in the bay are home to a variety of invertebrates, including crabs, lobsters, and various types of coral.

Cavern Diving

Discover the hidden wonders of the Yucatan Peninsula at Quintana Roo’s impressive system of caves and cenotes. With crystal-clear waters and breathtaking rock formations, these unique underwater environments offer a one-of-a-kind experience. Adventure seekers can take their diving skills to the next level and explore the caverns, swimming through its mystical passageways and discovering its secrets. With a variety of caverns to choose from, each offering a unique diving experience, there’s something for every level of diver.


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