• cenote cavern diving – an epic journey of a lifetime

Dive Shop Mexico - Dive Center in Playa del Carmen

Dive Shop Mexico has been operating for 14 years, it is a dive center and Padi training conveniently located in Playa del Carmen, block and a half from the Grand Hyatt, half block from Royal Hotel and one block from Porto Real hotel, we run a dive operation that manages small groups, and if you are a team leader we also organized dive trips and packages for your group.
Diving for us is not a job - we love what we do, lets us share our passion with you.
Our facility offers you wet and dry areas, swimming pool, lockers, classroom for courses, shower.

If you would like to experience a world apart in scuba diving, then cenote cavern dives are the answer. Cenotes are a master piece - natural underwater museums, with the best artist ever "mother nature", cenotes and caverns art works are just gorgeous.
With controlled scuba diving conditions all year round, no matter how weather is, cenote diving is always guaranteed. Crystal clear waters, endless visibility, no current and flat waters make these dives a divers paradise.

Dive Shop Mexico

Besides cavern diving, Dive Shop Mexico also offers ocean reef scuba diving, for those who wish to discover and contemplate the magical submarine universe plenty of marine life in the caribbean reefs. There are dive sites for all level of experience in Playa del Carmen.

Dive packages for multi dive days, we offer some dive packages or we can create a tailored diving package for you.

Learn to dive today ! Dive Shop Mexico, scuba center and diving school offers PADI scuba diving courses and certifications, Padi licence is valid worldwide and it never expires.
Never dove before ? and no experience ? The Padi Discover Scuba Diving program is specially designed for those who never have dove but are willing to try !

Snorkeling is a fantastic activity either in caribbean reefs and in the cenotes as well.

During summer time Whale Sharks - the harmless giants of the ocean - arrive to the Yucatan Peninsula where we can swim and snorkel with whale sharks, the biggest fish in the ocean.
On the other hand, during winter season we are blessed with the visit of Bull Sharks ... Lords of the Sea, get some adrenaline ? this dive is for you.

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cenote cavern diving from playa del carmen
Green Turtle diving in Playa reefs


Cenotes are usually dove in the morning. There are so many diffent cenotes and caverns to dive in:

Cenote PIT

chac-mool cenote cavern diving

  • Dos Ojos and Bat Cave

  • Chac Mool and Kukulcan

  • Dream Gate

  • Tajmahal

  • Ponderosa Jardin del Eden

  • Pit

  • Pet Cementery

  • Temple of Doom - Calavera

  • Carwash

  • Gran Cenote

  • Angelita

  • Chikinha

  • Casa Cenote - Tankha

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Become a diver while you are on vacation in Playa, in our diving school we teach from the intro course Padi Scuba Diver, Open Water, Advanced, Rescue, EFR, Refresh, and also Discovery Scuba Diving experience for those who are not certified and can try scuba !

green moray


Start now the Academic part of your Padi course, do it when and where ever you like ! finish the water portion in Playa with us !

PADI elearning and PADI courses


If you are coming to Playa in summer time, during June and early September, do not miss this awesome adventure, swim and snorkel with whale sharks in the ocean ! If you are coming in winter, dive with Bull Sharks in Playa del Carmen and swim and snorkel with Sail Fish, the fastest fish in the ocean while the catch sardines.

whale shark swim


If you are a certified diver, let´s go diving during the morning or afternoon in the sea. We go by boat and all dives are drift ... means effortless ! Take the advantage of warm water all year round, tropical marine life, incredible white sand and turquoise water. Playa del Carmen offers different diving sites for all level of divers. About Playa del Carmen dives.

playa reefs


Do not need previous experience ! Scuba dive in the caribbean reefs and do it in half day ... try something different ! Read more about these Intro Dives.

sail fish snorkeling