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Four of the best places to dive in Cancun and Riviera Maya in 2021

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Today I am going to tell you about the 5 best places to dive in the Riviera Maya in this year 2021


Since I came to live in Cancun, 14 years ago I have focused on growing and learning in the diving business. I have been practicing this sport all my life and I can safely tell you that the Riviera Maya and the entire state of Quintana Roo from South to North are some of the best places to dive in the world.


From the North of the state of Quintana Roo with the Alacranes reef, crossing the reefs of Cancun, Isla Mujeres and Puerto Morelos, the incredible Dives in Cenotes that are unique in the world, Shipwrecks , and great variety of shallow dives, drift dives, deep dives, wall dives , the amazing and unique Bull Shark Dives, well even Crocodile dives in Chinchorro, and virgin reefs in Mahahual and Xcalak here we have everything to do great and amazing dives this year.


Today I am going to talk to you about 4, which for me are the best places for in 2021


Definitely my favorite places are the Cenotes, all these places have a special magic but the best for me is Cenote Angelita, this place is unique, it is a Cenote that collapsed many years ago , this makes an island of trees and sediment in the bottom , these trees went into decomposition and they created a cloud of hydrogen sulfide on the bottom making this place very special, the visibility is spectacular and the depth together with the acid cloud make it a challenging and unique place for cavern diving.

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As number two we have Shipwreck Dives. Especially in Winter they make this type of dive number 2 on my list, impossible to miss one of these dives, especially the one that is in Puerto Morelos this one in the months of December and January becomes even more special Due to the amount of Eagle Rays that hoover above the shipwreck , the combination of this incredible marine fauna and the diving within the 3 levels make this dive one of the best dives in 2021.

Diving with Bull sharks in Playa del Carmen could not be left out of the list. Every year more than a dozen female bull sharks visit us on the beaches of Playa del Carmen, the vast majority of them pregnant, Deep Life has two types of interaction with sharks in these dives, we do observation and attraction, 100% recommended and  completely sure and safe dive  . Interacting so close with this incredible species makes this dive one of those that you will never forget, feeling this incredible species so close, will make your adrenaline rise to the maximum. Don’t miss this incredible Shark Dive on 2021

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Finally, I cannot leave diving in Cozumel off the list. The dives on the island have always been and will be the best for reef diving, the blue, the depth, the enormous corals make diving here one of the best dives. With more than 30 different dive locations most of them to do wall reef dives make this dive place  unique for diving adventures.

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I could have an endless list of good dives, but we better let them discover them.

Come dive to the Riviera Maya this 2021, I’m sure you will love diving here.

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