Living in a Cenote is a wonderful experience. You will be surprised to know that these caverns are windows to the world’s largest underground river systems and were sometimes used by the ancient Maya for sacrificial offering. Riviera Maya water is so clear with more than 500 feet visibility that it will make your cavern diving adventure unforgettable. In some areas of Cenotes, you can easily see beautiful stalactites and stalagmites, mesmerizing effects as the sunlight shines through cracks in the ceiling and halocline effect.
With the availability of many cenotes in the area, divers get golden opportunity to dive in all different and special caverns. There are many caverns located in the local area. People from all across the world flock to the Riviera Maya for cave diving, looking for the chance to explore these water-filled sinkholes.
The Riviera Maya, also called the Mayan Riviera, makes for one of the hands-down best Mexico Cultural tours. The long stretch of Caribbean coastline laden with golden and white-sand beaches, the Riviera Maya offers diving in cenotes – the crystal clear water-filed sinkholes of the Yucatan Peninsula. These offer golden opportunities to the divers to go snorkeling in the reefs and wrecks just off the shoreline.
Most Riviera Maya tours allow you to start at the village of Tulum, pass through Puerto Morelos and Felipe Carillo Puerto ultimately ending up in Playa Del Carmen. There are a huge number of picturesque cenotes, offshore reefs, shipwrecks and a fascinating variety of marine wildlife to swim with and around.
Cave Diving Riviera Maya help you indulge in assorted of water activities including snorkeling and scuba diving etc. Try out your snorkeling expertise:
The Unseen Reefs of Puerto Aventuras
If you are a true diver, start from the shores of three reefs of Puerto Aventuras. Even though you are experienced scuba diver, you will need scuba gear to explore the unseen reefs of Puerto Aventuras.
Dive with Sharks and Sea Turtles
Scuba diving in the Riviera Maya in Mexico comes highly recommended at least partly because of the assorted variety of marine wildlife which makes its home in the Riviera Maya. If you are a true diver, you will definitely love to swim with the even larger whale sharks between May to September. So, if you’ve always imagined to swim alongside these endangered but magnificent animals, you can just go ahead.
Snorkel and Cave Diving in Tulum Mexico
Cave diving Tulum Mexico also offer great opportunities to the snorkelers. Many times it has seen that the gigantic caves make your feel like you are swimming in an almost endless space. Since its deeper cavern, it can be pretty terrifying or may leave you amazed.
Hence, we can say that a trip includes snorkeling in the Riviera Maya wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the local underwater cave systems.