Photo by Aquarella Images On September 17th, the Cozumel Marine Park Advisory Council elected to temporarily close the southern dive sites on the island of Cozumel from Playa Palancar to Punta Chiqueros, including el Cielo, from October 7th 2019 through
Take advantage of 2018 Early Bird Specials at Dive Paradise and Hotel Cozumel!
Want to book trips at a Cozumel luxury resort and the finest diving location on the island at lower prices? It’s easy: Reserve our hotel/dive packages with Hotel Cozumel – just request our Early Bird Specials by the deadlines specified
Diveheart adaptive diving returns to Dive Paradise!
We’re excited to welcome Diveheart adaptive diving back to Cozumel next week! Renee “Apple” Applegate, who ran Dive Paradise from 1994-2017, loved working with this organization, and we’re honored to continue supporting their inspiring mission to improve confidence and independence
American Whitespotted Filefish in Cozumel Reefs
The American Whitespotted Filefish (Cantherhines Macrocerus) is one of several varieties of this species you will see on Cozumel’s reefs. You may also find them in Florida and throughout the northwest Caribbean. They are noticeable for their prominent snouts and
The Great Barracuda swim with divers in Cozumel
If you’ve been diving in Cozumel, chances are good you’ve come across the Great Barracuda (sphraena barracuda). They are large fish – up to to 6-feet long and weighing up to 100 pounds, although it is more common for them
Spotted Drums / Ribbonfish make great photo subjects for divers
Our divemasters love to find and show off these beautiful Spotted Drums (Equetus Punctatus), which may also correctly be called Spotted Ribbonfish, Highhats, and a few other less common names. They are lovely to watch and make great photo subjects