Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

Dreamtime Dive Resort. This PADI resort has snorkeling tours plus an assortment of one- to three-tank dive trips managed by some of the most experienced divers in the area. It’s one of the only operators licensed to organize trips to Banco Chinchorro. Rental gear is available. Av. Mahahual, Km 2.5, south of town, Mahahual, Quintana Roo, 77900. 983/124–0235; 904/669–2403 in the U.S. Snorkeling tours M$477; dives from M$682.

Gypsea Divers. Owners Catherine and Abel offer both dive trips and snorkeling tours. Group discounts are available. Av. Mahahual, next to Nacional Beach Club, Mahahual, Quintana Roo, 77900. 983/130–3714 or 983/111–2563. Dives from M$813; snorkeling tours $M328.