The Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in Mexico

Where to Stay for Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Mexico

The beach of Tulum, Mexico The beach of Tulum, Mexico

If you're looking for the perfect place to stay during your scuba diving vacation in Mexico, look no further! We've analyzed all the dive resorts and dive hotels in Mexico to find the best options for you. Whether you're a seasoned diver or a beginner, we've got you covered with top-rated luxury hotels, affordable options, 4-star and 5-star resorts, and everything in between. You can choose from a range of dive hotels in Mexico that are tailored to meet your specific needs, ensuring that you have the best dive experience possible. With the most popular resorts and scuba diving hotels below, you'll be sure to find the perfect spot for your next dive vacation. Snorkeling enthusiasts will also find plenty to love here, too. So, which hotel is best for scuba divers and snorkelers in Mexico? Keep reading to discover our top picks for the best scuba diving hotels and resorts in Mexico.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit

Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit State
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $811 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Easy access to Scuba Diving in Mexico
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

Located at Av. Cocoteros 98 Sur, Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit has great rooms from $811 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a casino, a restaurant, and a fitness center. It has a terrific 9.30 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, scuba divers will especially love scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and child care at this terrific hotel. Unwinding at the restaurant after sightseeing is a nice way to end the day.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Casino
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Tennis
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Chileno Bay Resort & Residences an Auberge Resort

Los Cabos, Baja California Sur State
5-star Resort with prices starting at $857 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Scuba Divers
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is Chileno Bay Resort & Residences an Auberge Resort which has nice rooms starting at $857. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, it also has a great guest rating of 9.10 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Carretera Transpeninsular Km 15. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers snorkeling, a bar, hiking, rooms with kitchens, and child care which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. We always love being able to cook meals in a hotel room, and the kitchen here was a nice touch.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Fairmont Mayakoba Riviera Maya - All Inclusive

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo State
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $487 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Place to Stay for Diving and Snorkeling
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

We found Fairmont Mayakoba Riviera Maya - All Inclusive to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $487. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 9.10 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Ctra. Fed. Cancun - Playa del Carmen KM 298 Solidaridad. You'll also find scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, hiking, and rooms with kitchenettes which divers will love. And this convenient hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. We always love being able to prepare simple meals in a hotel room, and the kitchenette here was teriffic.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Tennis
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Haven Riviera Cancun

Cancun, Quintana Roo State
4-star Resort with prices starting at $299 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Where to Stay For a Scuba Trip to Mexico
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

With terrific rooms from $299, Haven Riviera Cancun, at Carretera Federal 307 Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Km 335 provides an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Its terrific guest rating is 9.10 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this relaxing hotel which also offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, breakfast, and outdoor tennis. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. You'll love relaxing in the heated pool after a busy day exploring.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Fishing
  • Heated pool
  • Private pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Adults only
  • Beach


Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya All Inclusive-Adults Only

Akumal, Quintana Roo State
5-star Resort with prices starting at $383 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Stay For a Dive Trip in Mexico
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya All Inclusive-Adults Only has a great guest rating of 9.00 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. The great rooms here start at $383 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Carretera Federal 307 Chetumal- Puerto Juarez km 254 600. Furthermore, it also offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, child care, and laundry services, which is nice for scuba divers. Just a short drive from the city center, this comfortable hotel is a terrific choice. Don't forget to spend some time at the terrific pool bar where you can unwind and relax.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Fishing
  • Heated pool
  • Private pool
  • Tennis
  • Coffee shop
  • Adults only
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


Andaz Mayakoba - a concept by Hyatt

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo State
5-star Resort with prices starting at $311 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for a Dive Trip with Friends
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

The great guest rating of Andaz Mayakoba - a concept by Hyatt is 9.00 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $311, and it's located at Carreterra Federal Chetumal-Puerto Juarez KM 298. We also love the snorkeling, a bar, child care, laundry services, and golf which are great for visitors. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. Make sure to set aside some time for swimming in the pool, too.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Private pool
  • Tennis
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Thompson Zihuatanejo

Ixtapa Zihuatanejo, Guerrero State
5-star Resort with prices starting at $293 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Hotel Near the Water
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

A cool place is Thompson Zihuatanejo because it has great rooms that start at $293. It has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also earned a great guest rating of 9.00 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Playa La Ropa S/N. Only a short distance from the city center, divers will especially love scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, child care, and laundry services at this fun hotel. Getting room service delivered is always a nice luxury.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Heated pool
  • Tennis
  • Beach


Fairmont Mayakoba

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo State
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $311 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Easy access to Scuba Diving in Mexico
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

Fairmont Mayakoba offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $311 (before taxes). It's located at Carretera Federal Cancun and has earned a guest rating of 8.90/10. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers snorkeling, a bar, outdoor tennis, hiking, and child care which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. That hot tub is terrific after a long day of sightseeing.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa

Cancun, Quintana Roo State
5-star Resort with prices starting at $256 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Scuba Divers
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

Located at Blvd. Kukulcan Km 14.5, Lote 40-A, JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa has great rooms from $256 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. It has a terrific 8.90 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find snorkeling, a bar, outdoor tennis, child care, and laundry services which scuba divers will love. And this relaxing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. We love an indoor pool because you can enjoy it any time of the year.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Hotel El Ganzo - Adults Only

Los Cabos, Baja California Sur State
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $206 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Place to Stay for Diving and Snorkeling
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

A great place to stay is Hotel El Ganzo - Adults Only which has nice rooms starting at $206. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, it also has a great guest rating of 8.90 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Tiburon, Colonia La Playita Puerto Los Cabos. Visitors will really like this comfortable hotel which also offers snorkeling, a bar, laundry services, golf, and pet-friendly rooms. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Adults only
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


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How much do scuba diving hotels and resorts cost in Mexico?

Mexico Average Scuba Diving Hotel Price
$226

Visitors will find a large range of terrific scuba diving hotel choices when planning a visit to Mexico. The price of these scuba diving hotels can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average scuba diving hotel price in Mexico based on data from 297 hotels is an affordable $226. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Mexico.

The average prices of our suggested scuba diving hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $422
  • 4-star hotels: $229
  • 3-star hotels: $129


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