Dressel Divers Dive Center Desk

Dressel Divers in Cancun provides guests with sensational scuba diving, one mind blowing dive after another. There is notably a dizzying array of scuba diving sites south of Cancun, guaranteeing divers an unusual variety.

Cancun is like a prism, projecting not light, but a wide spectrum of scuba diving possibilities! In addition to relaxing on the beach, visitors to Cancun can enjoy a number of other activities, among them scuba diving. You can trust Dressel Divers to take care of all your dive needs.

Dressel Divers provides guests with an opportunity to dive just about every site the Yucatan coastline is famous for. Every day, divers can visit various sites or enjoy dozens of scuba diving alternatives to the south of Cancun.

We offer a wide variety of options for scuba diving from Cancun, with a well-integrated network of dive centers. Fourteen miles of incredibly perfect beaches balanced out by an amazing lagoon = the perfect place for a holiday in the sun with countless scuba diving opportunities.

FREE NITROX!* With this destination being so popular, with divers doing multiple dives daily, we offer free nitrox to help keep them going.

*Free Nitrox is provided subject to in-house compressor capacity and operational status.

Scuba diving Cancun video

Videography services available!


Cancun Dive Shop Pictures

Cancun Dive Site Planner

MONDAY planning for the Iberostar Paraiso Resort*

8:30 a.m. Arcos 99 feet / 30 meters
10:30 a.m. Gatas 39 feet / 12 meters
1:30 p.m. Manchones 39 feet / 12 meters

* See notes

TUESDAY planning for the Iberostar Paraiso Resort*

8:30 a.m. Manchones 39 feet / 12 meters
10:30 a.m. Manchoncitos
1:30 p.m. Punta Maroma 39 feet / 12 meters
Far South (9 Am – 4 Pm) Far South Excursion Barracuda and Tortugas

* See notes 

WEDNESDAY planning for the Iberostar Paraiso Resort*

8:30 a.m. Green Wall 89-99 feet / 20-30 meters
10:30 a.m. Cerebros 39 feet  / 12 meters
1:30 p.m. Manchones 39 feet / 12 meters

* See notes

THURSDAY planning for the Iberostar Paraiso Resort*

8:30 a.m. Maroma Deep 99 feet / 30 meters
10:30 a.m. Punta Maroma 39 feet / 12 meters
1:30 p.m. Cerebros 39 feet  / 12 meters
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Far South Excursion Mama Vina and Tortugas

* See notes  

FRIDAY planning for the Iberostar Paraiso Resort*

8:30 a.m. Arcos
10:30 a.m. Gatas 39 feet / 12 meters
1:30 p.m. Punta Maroma 39 feet / 12 meters

* See notes

SATURDAY planning for the Iberostar Paraiso Resort*

8:30 a.m. Maroma Deep 99 feet / 30 meters
10:30 a.m. Cerebros 39 feet / 12 meters
1:30 p.m. Gatas 39 feet / 12 meters
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Far South Excursion Punta Piedra and Tortugas

* See notes

SUNDAY planning for the Iberostar Paraiso Resort*

8:30 a.m. Paraiso Perdido
10:30 a.m. Cabezos 39 feet / 12 meters
1:30 p.m. Punta Maroma 39 feet / 12 meters

* See notes

  • The 08:30 a.m. departure offers divers the option of doing a TWO-TANK DIVE  or a SINGLE-TANK DIVE. Except on Tuesday and Thursday in Iberostar Paraiso where we do a more distant two-tank to Playa del Carmen without return to base in between the dives.
  • Divers on the 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. departures can only do a  SINGLE-TANK DIVE.
  • Although they may be modified in exceptional situations such as strong currents, weather, etc. dive sites and departure times are unlikely to vary much.
  • Morning dives leave at 8:30 or 10:30 a.m. and in the afternoon at 1:30 p.m. and the meeting time is 30 minutes pior to scheduled.
  • No need to plan your dive dates and times before arrival. Dives can be planned when you get there with our dive center staff.
  • The intention of Dressel Divers is that you never visit the same diving spot more than once unless you really want to do so.
  • Each trip to the reef is by comfortable boat and it takes approximately 10 minutes to get there.
  • Shore diving is not available.
  • Night dives are usually at
    • Jardines 40 feet / 12 meters
    • Moche 40 feet / 12 meters
  • Depending on the course module pending completion the corresponding pool session is planned for the morning or the afternoon.


Why Choose Dressel Divers?

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FREE NITRO Free Nitrox*:
Dive with our FREE Enriched Air * and LIVE IT UP!

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Relax and leave the bookings of your stays, excursions and dives in our hands.

team Dressel Divers


Cozumel Diving ExcursionsCozumel Diving

Every day

Cenotes (Cavern) Diving ExcursionsCenotes (Cavern)
Diving Excursions

Every day

Bull Shark Diving TripsBull Shark Diving

Thursdays and Saturdays from November to mid-March

whale Shark Diving ExcursionWhale Shark

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from early June to mid-September

Hotel & Resort Diving in Cancun


We have a dive desk RIGHT BY THE POOL of the

***** Iberostar Cancun

Boulevard Kukulkan 17, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

As a guest of this Iberostar the scuba diving is organized for you by daily free transfer to the Iberostar Resorts of Playa del Carmen and Cozumel with the very best diving in the region.

Likewise, VISIT & DIVE outings can be arranged with and incredible number of other hotels & resorts throughout the Cancun area!



Not staying at the Iberostar Hotel, but would like to dive or take diving courses with Dressel Divers?

Same as the Iberostar Cancun guests, take advantage of a transfer arrangement to our dive centers to the south and join us for some dives (exceptions may apply).

ALL-IN Transfers

Want to spend a full day at the resort? Sign up for an ALL-IN Transfer which includes lunch (buffet), unlimited drinks and use of the beach, pool and facilities.

Additional Visit & Dive ACTIVITIES

Snorkeling, waverunners, parasailing or banana rides for yourself or any non-divers joining you.

Hotels at Transfer Distance

Sign up for a transfer & dive with Dressel Divers!

A number of resorts are within easy transfer distance! Why not join us with a VISIT & DIVE transfer arrangement (exceptions may apply)?

  • Note: Diving equipment can be stored overnight at Dressel´s dive center. 
Estimated transfer time from: Minutes
Aquamarina Beach Resort  30
Barcelo Costa Cancun  45-50
Beach Palace (Sun palace Resort)  45
Bel Air Collection  45
Blue Bay Getaway Cancun  30
Cancun Clipper Club  45
Cancun Palace (Sun Palace Resort)  45
Club Med Cancun  45
Crown Paradise Club  45
Dos Playas  45-50
Dreams Cancun  35
Gran Caribe Real Cancun  45
Gran Melia Royal Pyramid  30
Excellence Riviera Cancun  5-10
Gran Caribe Real Cancun  45
Gran Melia Royal Pyramid  30
Grand Oasis Cancun  45
Grand Oasis Playa  45
Hilton Cancun  45
Imperial Laguna  50
Inter Continental Presidente  45
Marriot Casa Magna  30
ME Cancun (by melia)  45
Meridien Cancun resort & spa  35-40
NH riviera Cancun  45
Oasis Cancun  35-40
Oasis Viva Beach (Cancun)  45
Presidente Intercontinental Cancun  45
Riu Cancun  40
Riu Caribe  45
Riu Palace Las Americas  45
Riu Palace Peninsula  45
Royal Mayan  30
Royal Solaris Caribe Cancun  30
Royal Sunset  30
Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun  5-10
Secrets Excellence Riviera Cancun  25
Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun  10
Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun  20-25
Sun Palace Resort  45
Sunset Lagoon & Marina  35
Temptations Resort Cancun  40-45
Westin Resort & Spa  30





$ = All prices are in USD.

    Scuba Diving Cancun – Reef Maps

    Scuba Diving in Cancun

    Incredible diving
    all year-round.

    Average visibility:
    +75 feet (+25 meters)

    Coldest water temp.:
    78.8 ºF (26 ºC)

    Warmest water temp.:
    87.8ºF (31 ºC)

    Wetsuits (full) rentals:
    0,12 inch / 3mm

    Aluminum Tanks:
    80 cubic feet (12 liters)

    Full Tank :
    +/- 3,000 psi (200 bar)

    INT Connection,
    DIN Adapters available