Welcome to Blue Experience Diving

Welcome to Blue Experience Diving

Discover the Akumal underwater world with us

Discover the Akumal underwater world with us

Magical Cenotes

Magical Cenotes

Wreck dives!

Wreck dives!

Whale Shark Snorkel Tours

Whale Shark Snorkel Tours

PADI-Certified Diving Courses

PADI-Certified Diving Courses

Blog & News

Blog & News

Welcome to Blue Experience

Diving in Akumal and the Riviera Maya

Blue Experience welcomes you to Akumal and the Riviera Maya with it’s white-sand beaches, clear warm waters of the Mexican Caribbean and the magical Mexican Cenotes. Come and discover the wonderful Underwater World of the Riviera Maya with us in Turtle Paradise!

Join Blue Experience to explore the Second Largest Barrier Reef in the world! Here at Akumal you will be able to explore the amazing sea life, sponges, corals, and the famous Mexican Cenotes. Join us on our daily diving tours and live the dream in the calm clear waters of the local bays or the crystal clear fresh water of the cenotes.

About us

Blue Experience has been operating here in Akumal for over 15 years now, and we still feel the excitement of sharing with you the outstanding diving experiences that the Riviera Maya region has to offer. From grumpy turtles in the reefs of the beautiful Akumal Bay protected area, up to the excitement of diving in the crystal clear water of an ancient Mayan cenote or a millenary cave, our highly trained multilingual staff of fully certified PADI dive instructors are always more than happy to assist, have a chat and learn from all of our diving buddies. For us every dive is a new life changing opportunity to be amazed.

Location

Blue Experience are situated right in the heart of the Riviera Maya at the Grand Sirenis complex in Plaza Xaac, approximately half way between the busy town of Playa Del Carmen and the Mayan ruins of Tulum, about 1 hour south of Cancun airport.

Diving

Welcome to what is considered to be the Second Largest Barrier Reef in the world here at Akumal. A huge variety of sea life and varied underwater sceneries await you on the daily "2 tank" dives with Blue Experience. From 10-12m (35-45ft) down to 25-30m (80-100ft) there are many canyons and large coral formations, ideal for finding turtles, morays, lion fish and much more.

Ocean Dives

Cenote Dives

Certifications

No. of Turtles

Ocean Diving

The Riviera Maya is a scuba divers paradise. The 4 bays that make up the Akumal area are bordered by what is commonly considered the 2nd largest barrier reef in the western Hemisphere...

Diving Tours

Blue Experience offers half day or full day dive tours to Cozumel or the C 56 Wreck as well as snorkeling with the Whale Sharks.

Cenote Diving

Not only is Akumal blessed with some wonderful Ocean diving but we also have the Magical Mexican Cenotes right here on our doorstep.

Scuba Diving Courses

Come and join us on our adventures and become a diver. Blue Experience offer a full range of PADI courses to cater for everyone from your first breath underwater right up to Divemaster.

Under water
e-Learning PADI website
e-Learning PADI website Shop Number: S22400

Blue Experience Diving, Akumal

We offer pickup service to these hotels:

Akumal Beach Resort - Pickup service
Bahia Principe Resort - Pickup service
Catalonia Resort Riviera Maya - Pickup service
Barceló Riviera Maya Resort - Pickup service
Dreams Resort Riviera Maya - Pickup service
El Dorado Suites - Pickup service
Las Villas Akumal - Pickup service
Oasis Riviera Maya Hotel - Pickup service
Palladium Riviera Maya Hotel & Resort - Pickup service
Grand Sirenis Resort - Pickup service
Full list

Latest Blog Posts

Here you can find out how we came to live our dream and dive in the warm waters of Akumal a small village in the Mexican Caribbean. Discover, Learn and Enjoy the Underwater World and Diving in Akumal with its large variety of fish life!

The best hidden diving secret in Mexico with turtles

Best hidden diving secret in Mexico?

November 10, 2020

Is Akumal one of Mexico’s best kept diving secret?

Tourism, diving and the COVID situation

Tourism, diving and the COVID situation

September 25, 2020

In this week's blog post we want to share with you some of our thoughts after the first reopening weeks.

Why should you try scuba diving?

Why should you try scuba diving?

September 4, 2020

Have you imagined what it is like to dive? Before you say it might not be for you, check out these 5 reasons that could immediately lead you overboard.

A unique Cenote Dive, meet Angelita

A unique Cenote Dive, meet Angelita

August 26, 2020

Come and join us on our most recent journey to Cenote Angelita! Because as many of you know, we're finally back diving in Akumal, and it's just beautiful these days

The Impressive Marine Life of the Riviera Maya - Turtle Akumal

The Impressive Marine Life of the Riviera Maya

April 25, 2020

The Riviera Maya is a chance to visit another worlds, one that is so close to ours in distance but so very far from ours in likeness.

The best cenotes to Scuba Dive in the Riviera Maya

The best cenotes to Scuba Dive in the Riviera Maya

March 7, 2020

Cenotes are places of great calm, most of them inside of the jungle, and diving into them is a beautiful and relaxing experience that changes the perspective of traditional scuba diving in the ocean.

Best seasons to dive in the Riviera Maya

Best seasons to dive in the Riviera Maya

December 19, 2019

Whether you are planning to get certified or are already a qualified Scuba Diver, both Akumal and Cozumel offer you incredible diving experience to discover the underwater world of the Riviera Maya.

10 Reasons why the Riviera Maya is one of the best Scuba Diving Destinations

10 Reasons why the Riviera Maya is one of the best Scuba Diving Destinations

October 27, 2019

Imagine a scuba diving tour or course in the crystal-clear waters of Akumal, Tulum or Cozumel, at Blue Experience Diving you'll live all these experiences and much more!