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Dive Centre Mexico - Mexico, Latin America

The PADI 5* diving centre in Mexico is located in-house at the Scuba Club Cozumel. A dive resort built by divers for divers with shore diving, day boat diving  at the Cozumel National Marine park and range of PADI courses.

Located at the Scuba Club Cozumel Resort >, one mile from the ferry dock on the waterfront. The diving centre has 2 jetty's for access to dive boats and the shore diving in front of the resort.

At the centre there is an air filling station with 4 compressors and a 4 stage filtering system, a full line of rental gear and a basic repair shop. The fleet of 7 customised dive boats are available to take diver to the dive site. Dive gear lockers and freshwater rinsing tubs are located close to the docks next to the dive centre on the opposite end of the beach next to the pool. A range of dive equipment is
available to rent including BC jackets, regulator anddive computers. We recommend you book before arrivingto ensure the equipment you require is available.Thereis a small shop selling some equipment, souvenirs and t-shirts.

The dive boats are of different sizes and can accommodate between 8 to 20 divers. The boats are equipped with dive platforms and deep ladders, marine radios, oxygen and first aid trained crew leaving around 8.30am, local conditions permitting. The boat normally arrives back in time for lunch around 1.00pm. An afternoon one tank wreck dive is scheduled for the nearby WWII US mine sweeper, Felipe Xicotencate on Tormentos Reef. Twilight two tank boat dive trips areavailable approximately 1 hour before sunset. One tanknight dives are usually scheduled Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday or on request (minimum 6 divers). Shore night diving is available directly in front of theresort.There is an additional cost for Wreck, Twilight and night boat dives. Unlimited shore diving is accessible from the resort and you can check out tanks from 8:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The Dive Center opens at around 8:00am and closes at around 6:00 p.m. daily. The shore diving is right offshore from the resort with the chance to see many reef fish, lobsters, crab, octopus and the occasional seahorse.

Dive Courses
This PADI 5* Dive Resort offers PADI certification to Divemaster, speciality courses and Nitrox Certification in the air conditioned classroom. Courses available include Discover Scuba Diving, a 1 hour orientation dive, Scuba Review, Open Water, Referral, Adventure, Advanced and Master Scuba Diver. Speciality courses such as Wreck Diver, Rescue Diver and Peak Performance Bouyancy are usually scheduled for the afternoon so you can go boat diving in the morning.

Price from
PADI Open Water  £245 + tax
Advanced PADI OW £195 + tax
Referral PADI OW £115 + tax


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Diving Conditions

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Best Time: Year Round. (Rainy season Sept-Nov.)

Average Air temps: 20-30°C

Average Water temps: 25-30°C

Visibility: 24-30m.

Top Dive Sites: Cozumel Reefs National Marine Park including Santa Rosa wall, Tormentos Reef, Palancar Reef,  WWII Mine Sweeper the wreck of the Felipe Xicotencatl.

Dive Centre: 5* PADI Scuba Club Cozumel day boat diving & courses. More >

Great Reasons to Dive in Cozumel, Mexico.

  • Easy shallow reef dives for novices (with light drift).
  • Deeper walls, currents, caves and caverns for more advanced.
  • Sea fans, whips & black coral & 500+ fish types.
  • Unlimited shore diving.
  • Beautiful white sandy beaches.
  • Loggerhead, hawksbill and green turtles.



Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.