If you are a lover of scuba diving and snorkelling you should really consider using your Club Caribe membership to enjoy a vacation in Cabo San Lucas. The area of Los Cabos, which includes Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo, is one of the most biologically diverse stretches of water in the world, and the diving opportunities and sites to be found here are world-class. Jacques Cousteau once dubbed the Sea of Cortez the “aquarium of the world” due to the sheer number and variety of species to be found there. And he wasn’t wrong! No matter your abilities and experience level you will find the perfect diving opportunity for you in Los Cabos.
Diving in Los Cabos
Daily diving trips in and around Cabo San Lucas Bay can be arranged easily at the onsite tour agency at Villa del Palmar Cabo, or independently through one of the many tour operators you will find in town. The most popular dive sites in the area are undoubtedly The Point (found just off Land’s End), La Larga, Neptune’s Finger, and The Blowhole, while the reefs of interest are Chileno, Barco Varado, Santa Maria, and Twin Dolphins. If your mission is to see sharks, you can head over to Gordo Banks, which is a remote yet beautiful site.
Coral Reefs for Diving in Los Cabos
Los Cabos is a great place for marine wildlife lovers and diving enthusiasts due to the presence of one of the oldest living coral reefs in the Western Hemisphere; the reef found just off Cabo Pulmo in Baja California Sur’s East Cape is utterly magical and stunning. A protected marine sanctuary, this reef has the highest concentration of fish species and marine life. If you want a relaxing glide through a magical underwater habitat, this is the best place to find it.
Dive companies in Cabo
Though there are many dive companies in and around Los Cabos that will be more than happy to accommodate your diving needs, there are some well known names worth mentioning:
Amigos del Mar
Amigos del Mar is the oldest dive shop in Cabo and can cater to all divers whether they be beginners or very advanced; their staff are knowledgeable and experienced, too, so don’t be afraid to ask their advice.
Manta Scuba Diving
The Manta Scuba Diving company has been around for over 10 years and can be found in the Cabo San Lucas Marina. They have three custom boats for expeditions.
Andromeda Divers offer thirty years of experience and trips to dive sites of many different depths and sceneries.
If in doubt, visit the tour agency at Villa del Palmar Cabo so that our staff can guide you towards choosing the right tour for you.