An Overview Of The Best Dive Hotels In Cozumel
By Dennis Anderson
At Hotel Villa Deja Blue, we help budget-conscious travelers enjoy Cozumel activities in a relaxing atmosphere using insider information learned from living on beautiful Cozumel.
No matter your travel needs, Cozumel offers plenty of accommodations that will meet them all. Here are some of the top dive hotels available on Cozumel so that you can select one.
Built by divers for divers, guests enjoy a dedicated pier for diving excursions as well as a pool/beach area designed specifically for hotel guests.
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What is the best dive hotel in Cozumel? At Cozumel’s southwestern coast and near Palancar Reef, this resort is an idyllic haven for divers. Much of this all-inclusive hotel’s allure comes from diving – their on-site dive shop arranges excursions, offers instruction and certification, has a large rinse tank for drying gear off, plus boasts an incredible waterfront pool.
At this resort, both amateur and experienced divers alike can find dive packages tailored specifically to them. Its 22 rooms boast ocean views from private balconies (first-floor rooms have terraces) and are functional yet clean; minimal decor has been chosen throughout each room. Each comes equipped with TV and mini fridge; room service is also provided, plus there’s a restaurant offering complimentary breakfast, a la carte dinner options, as well as live acoustic music performances.
All-inclusive rates at Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park Resort feature free diving and snorkeling off of its beach, access to main dive sites, two pools, fitness center, spa services, tennis courts and shuttle services to local attractions – making for a short ride from their doorstep! Additionally there is laundry services, concierge services as well as complimentary parking.
Guest review this all-inclusive dive hotel highly for its friendly staff, who go the extra mile to make guests feel at ease. Situated in a residential neighborhood yet providing safe surroundings close to plenty of restaurants, shops, and activities, plus multiple dining venues and even a hair salon! This large complex also houses multiple bedrooms and amenities that include multiple restaurants as well as a hair salon!
This family-friendly all-inclusive resort on the Caribbean Sea features plenty of places for guests to unwind, including a large pool with a swim-up bar. Amenities at the resort include a kids club and day spa that offer various treatments as well as golf and an on-site bar serving drinks and cocktails. In addition, 24-hour front desk, concierge service, free parking, and bicycles available are provided so guests can explore nearby Chankanaab Adventure Beach Park within walking distance.
What is the best dive hotel in Cozumel? This resort is an excellent option for budget travelers in Cozumel’s northern hotel zone and is one of the top Cozumel dive hotels for budget-minded guests. Near to top-rated shore diving, and easily walkable from here to several excellent restaurants and bars – Cozumel Marine World, which is nearby, is also within close walking distance.
Wyndham Hotels haven’t altered this classic all-inclusive Cozumel hotel for divers since 2020, with 180 rooms and Dive Paradise as their dive shop. Their beachfront location makes hopping aboard boats to visit Cozumel Marine Park much simpler; plus, there are plenty of showers and lockers for storing gear.
Coral Princess Hotel boasts an all-inclusive dive hotel experience in Cozumel with various room types and prices to meet the needs of its divers, with clean, comfortable rooms featuring flat-screen TVs and premium toiletries in every bathroom en suite, air conditioning and in-room safes – some rooms even feature their own private balconies!
Hotel guests enjoy taking advantage of its excellent dive center, offering various scuba diving courses and certifications. Furthermore, the resort pool features an exciting water slide. There are also plenty of activities for non-divers to take part in, including karaoke nights and an extensive entertainment calendar.
With four restaurants and five bars on-site, finding something to eat or drink shouldn’t be an issue. Plus, this hotel features a gym and spa – should you wish to do any shopping or sightseeing nearby, San Miguel is only minutes away by car.
As with many hotels on this list, Coral Princess is dog-friendly. Be sure to contact the hotel prior to arriving to ensure they can accommodate your pet; bring along a leash and any necessary medications as you would when traveling with children. In Cozumel, dive hotel is very popular during peak season bookings can fill quickly – be sure to visit between November and April when water temperatures are at their warmest!
At Carretera Chankanaab Km 4 in Zona Hotelera Sur, this beach hotel is only five minutes away from Stingray Beach and Palacio Municipal. Discover Mexico Cozumel Park and Plaza Punta Langosta are also close by. This beach hotel features a hot tub, well-appointed rooms, and modern game rooms, along with complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services to make guests feel right at home – not to mention outdoor pools, a spa tub, and an outdoor tennis court!
This all-inclusive dive hotel is a favorite among scuba divers, thanks to their attentive, family-like staff who make this intimate property feel like home. Their stunning clear-blue pool with swim-up bar, deck loungers, and spa for rejuvenating massage treatments is great for relaxing after an intensive dive session, while they also offer an optional all-inclusive meal plan at a reasonable cost.
Cozumel’s premier dive hotel can easily be understood with its prime location on a private beach near Palancar Reef – making for ideal snorkeling and diving conditions, not to mention an on-site dive shop that provides excursions and instruction – not to mention numerous restaurants and bars that make this an idyllic retreat!
Scuba Diving magazine regularly praises this resort for its value, with customers coming back again and again to experience its relaxed yet family-friendly environment. They can easily book dive tours through either their on-site dive shop or choose their desired dive company and have it pick them up at the nearby pier.
At this resort, guests will find an impressive variety of dining and entertainment options, ranging from four restaurants to five pools. As one of the premier all-inclusive dive hotels on Cozumel, it is an excellent choice for families wanting to discover an underwater world together with young children. Rooms are comfortable and spacious; many feature private balconies or patios offering ocean or garden views.
At the northern tip of Cozumel lies this all-inclusive dive hotel – Coral Princess – an all-inclusive dive resort perfect for guests seeking more of a “full service” feel than boutique-style hotels found elsewhere on the island. Here, divers will find an outstanding on-site dive shop as well as access to board their dive boat every day (this can change, so always check when making a booking). Additionally, this resort features spa services, four dining options, multiple pools, and spa amenities.
Rooms at ScubaSun Resort are clean and comfortable, featuring a small fridge, coffee maker, flat-screen TV, and Wifi connectivity. Some have balconies or terraces, while others come equipped with an in-room jacuzzi. All-inclusive packages provide three meals daily along with domestic drinks from 11:00 AM until 10:30 PM as well as upgrades for additional diving opportunities.
Casa Mexicana Hotel and Resort, run by its family ownership, provides an ideal option for divers who also wish to participate in other land activities. There’s a pool, hot tub, and full-service spa on-site, as well as five PADI dive centers within close proximity. Plus, the beach is just moments away! Unlike larger dive resorts, Casa Mexicana caters more to couples and families seeking quiet relaxation after a full day of diving!
The staff here boasts extensive local diving expertise, and the property boasts numerous repeat customers. There are three international a la carte restaurants on-site as well as an outdoor pool; additionally, guests can book snorkel tours, kayak rentals, and massage services at the spa.
Guest have reported seeing various wildlife on the property, including sea turtles, dolphins, and even a sea lion! This hotel is also conveniently located near popular dive sites, including Palancar Reef – its staff offers fantastic assistance for divers wanting to learn more about Cozumel’s underwater world based on your level of experience – they even assist with the certification process! Additionally, an onsite dive shop provides morning and afternoon boat trips to some of Cozumel’s best dive sites!
Be sure to book your stay at Hotel Villa Deja Blue and enjoy using your stay on the beautiful island of Cozumel.