Renting one of the Cancun vacation homes while you explore the many exciting places in Cancun will make your vacation a lot easier and more enjoyable. There are lots of activities to do in Cancun; one activity is scuba diving. Cancun is perfect for divers who want to make scuba diving the focus of their Mexico vacation.
Vacation homes in Cancun also allow visitors the opportunity to watch Whale Sharks found in the Gulf. On Cancun's north east is Isla Mujeres, an island filled with caves. The place is also frequented by Nurse Sharks. There are several dive shops on Isla Mujeres making it one of the best places to go to while in Mexico. You can reach the island on your own by taking the ferry, dive and go back to the mainland, all in a day. Another option is boating out of Cancun. Cancun and Cozumel have a combined total of more than 40 varied dive sites that make the areas around these two islands a diver's heaven.
Best Places to Dive
Navy Boat can be reached by boat in 25 minutes. The average depth of the tour is 45 feet, a depth perfect for watching stingrays and amberjacks. This is recommended for advanced divers though so be sure that you can take the plunge when diving at Navy Boat. Stay at one of the Cancun Vacation Homes near the world class scuba diving sites in the area for a memorable scuba diving vacation.
This 1 1/4-meter long coral reef is widely known as the best dive in Cancun and Isla Mujeres. You will reach Manchones in 10 minutes by boat. Its average depth is 90 feet and it's full of corals and tropical fishes.
Cañonero 58 can be reached by boat in 25 minutes. It's a 54-mile long sunken ship with an average depth of 90 feet. Schools of barracudas, groupers and snappers are common in the area.
This has a fine reef close to the surface. You can dive through bridges, arches and channels. It has a depth of 36 feet; shrimp and lobster are commonly found everywhere in this site. Inside the caves, Jew fish, cave sharks, groupers and other large fish can also be seen.
Punta Negra, the world's second largest coral barrier, can be reached by a 25-minute boat ride. With an average depth of 63 feet, this site is well recommended for diving.
Punta Sur can be reached via boat in 15 minutes. It is at Isla Mujeres' south tip. Here you will find sea turtles and dolphins.
Reached by boat in 20 minutes, this site's average depth is 75 feet. Here you'll find a wide variety of fish such as moray eels, groupers, barracudas, sharks and eagle rays inside the open caves.
With an average depth of 60 feet, Piedra Atravesada can be reached by a 30-minute boat ride. A wide variety of rays, jurel, jewfish, spiders, scorpion fish, starfish, octopus, parrot fish and lobster can be seen here.
Your diving experience in Cancun will be much more enjoyable if you stay at one of the vacation homes in the area. You'll easily find one that suits you if you know where to look. Visit vacationhomes.com for a list of the best ones in Cancun. Make your search faster by sorting it by price, location or amenities.