The waters near Veracruz are home to nearly two dozen reefs.
Mundo Submarino has diving lessons for newcomers to experts. The company also conducts dives to nearby reefs. Blvd. Manuel Ávila Camacho 3549, Veracruz, Veracruz, 91919. 229/980–6374. www.mundosubmarino.com.mx.
Tridente conducts diving trips for around $70 per person; the price includes gear and instruction. If you want to snorkel, the cost is only $23. Blvd. Manuel Ávila Camacho 165-A, Veracruz, Veracruz, 91700. 229/931–7924.