Explore Playa Del Carmen, Mexico – Exciting Koox Adventures Await
Playa del Carmen is one of the most famous places in the Riviera Maya. It is located between Tulum and Cancun. Much of this fame is because it is face to face with Cozumel so you can imagine what you can find under these waters.
Your Playa del Carmen Adventure - Highlights
Scuba Diving in Playa del Carmen
Get into the boat and let us take you to the most spectacular reefs of Playa Del Carmen. Spots like Cerebros, Tortugas, Cueva del Pargo are just a taste of what you can find in Playa del Carmen, reefs, turtles, parrotfish, lionfish, stingrays, and if you are lucky some bull sharks depending on the season.
Playa del Carmen has perfect weather most part of the year, practically there is no bad time in playa del Carmen. The coldest water is in January – March while the warmest is in May – Nov.
Bullshark Diving – The Highlight of Your Playa Del Carmen Dive Holiday
Playa del Carmen is just magical, because of its beaches, coral reefs, marine fauna, cenotes, and the connection with different towns. But scuba divers know there is a secret beneath the waters of Playa del Carmen. This is the most extreme dive for those who are advanced certified, diving with Bull Sharks.
Bull Sharks can be spotted from November to March. Females use the shallow waters of the playa as a breeding ground, they are also attracted by the freshwater that is constantly pumped into the ocean from the cenotes. Many fish and turtles are another reason for bull sharks to stay in Playa del Carmen, as they are on their menu.
Bull Shark Diving – Advanced Open Water (Nov-March)
The Mexican Yucatan Peninsula is full of sinkholes formed during the last ice age. The earth in the south peninsula is made of limestone, which has collapsed and the cenotes were made. Once you get underwater you will see the spectacular formations of limestone, stalactites, and stalagmites formed thousands of years ago. Keep going down and realize how small we are, watch the effect of halocline (that appears when salty water from the ocean and freshwater are mixed, different densities of water make the water blurred) Diving in cenotes is a combination of experiences that will definitely blow your mind.
There are some cenotes close by like Eden, La ponderosa, Cenote Azul and let’s not forget that we can take you to the most famous ones: Casa Cenote, Dos Ojos, the Pit, or maybe try the Route of cenotes near Puerto Morelos.
Cozumel is considered as one of the greatest Scuba diving destinations in the world for a good reason, being part of the mesoamerican barrier reef, the second largest barrier reef system in the world and declared marine protected area since 1996, along jaw-dropping visibility is home to a huge variety of corals and vibrant marine life. Featuring dive sites from beginners to advanced we will drift along some massive coral walls, swim through colorful formations while getting close to some sharks, eagle rays, oversized lobsters and get to see the Splendid toadfish which is a Cozumel’s exclusive.
MUSA Underwater Museum Cancun from Playa Del Carmen
MUSA is a project started as a stress relief to the local coral reef, this project started in 2008 but nowadays it has become an underwater museum for those who enjoy underwater sports like Scuba Diving and Snorkeling.
The MUSA harbors around 500 sculptures made by the English sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, they are divided in 3 different galleries, distributed along Cancun and Isla Mujeres beaches.
MUSA is not just a remarkable art gallery, it is a unique subaquatic museum due to its location with easy accessibility and the perfect depth for scuba beginners and advanced as well.
If you are enthusiastic about the underwater world, surely you are interested in Scuba Diving courses. We are always glad to introduce new people to the diving world, teaching you the basics and then the little details, so you will be able to dive in every part of the world with our PADI courses.
Just imagine your next vacation in the tropics and the opportunity to go sea diving, to explore cenotes, to meet bull sharks, or to admire majestic whale sharks while in the ocean.
The best part is that we make our courses in cenotes from the very start so you will enjoy the magnificence of the cenotes from the first day.
Try Free Diving in Playa del Carmen
Take a deep breath and prepare to immerse yourself in the waters of the Mayan underworld. Come and discover how deep you can go! There are enough cenotes to keep you busy your entire visit. Freediving is based on a healthy and fitness lifestyle due to its philosophy that can significantly help to make your freediving technique better and safer. It is enjoyable and relaxing, calming down the mind, learning to breathe properly, connecting with ourselves, and becoming one with nature. Our freediving instructors will guide you to become confident underwater. You will learn how to save oxygen, different equalization techniques, and some safety procedures while exploring the amazing underworld of Playa del Carmen and simply enjoying the beauty and wonder of it.
The SSI Freediving program provides you with the training and complete knowledge to safely freedive with a buddy in open water environments to depths of 60ft (20m). And yes, you know already, you can dive in the most beautiful cenotes in the area.
Learn and have fun on a Freediving Course with us! We offer the best in Playa Del Carmen. It doesn’t matter if you are freediving for the first time, or you are an experienced diver, our programs will help you to achieve your certification or your goal in freediving. Ko’ox Instructors are recreational and competitive Freedivers themselves who love to share their passion and expertise with you. We believe in teaching from experience, guiding students to places we have been before.
One of the things people around the world want to do in the Mexican Caribbean is snorkeling. This part of Mexico is a natural wonder where you can find a lot of marine fauna such as Angelfish, surgeons, blondes, damsels, parrots, snappers, chernas, sergeants, pufferfish, some barracuda and the pink snail, stingrays and morais. In Ko’ox Adventures you can have a unique experience snorkeling, just get on the boat and let us take you to the best spots.
Let us take you into the jungle to discover one of the natural wonders in the peninsula, prepare yourself to explore the unknown heritage of Mexico. You’ll see the most famous and beautiful cenotes like Dos Ojos, Casa cenote or Gran cenote and others not as famous as Eden, Cristalino and Cenote Azul. With Ko’ox Adventures you will enjoy the beautiful nature and mysticism that surrounds the entrance to the underworld.
Authentic Cultural Maya Tours
Enjoy all the natural wonders on the Yucatan peninsula and Mayan Riviera, discover incredible areas while you walk through ancient paths that will lead you to the Mayan paradise. swim in cenotes and climb pyramids, each one is different. Explore some of the most famous cities of the Mayan world, including World Heritage sites: Chichén Itzá, Coba or Tulum’s Sian Ka’anamong others.
Ko’ox Adventures offers a wide variety of exceptional sightseeing tours. Enjoy paradise thanks to our professional guides and make sure you live your best trip. Playa del Carmen is between different towns which makes it a central point to start the adventures.
Cultural Tours from Playa del Carmen
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Aktun Chac-Mool cenote, Villa Guadalupe (rappelling, dry caves)+ lunch
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