Tortuga / Mexico

Tortuga from Spanish means “turtle”. A great number of these marine creatures can be seen near one of the most popular site of Playa del Carmen. While drifting divers can spot many other representatives of local underwater fauna.

Location: North-eastern shore of Yucatan Peninsula, near Playa del Carmen

What to see: Various corals, sponges, groupers, nurse sharks etc.

Depth: 15-40m/49-131ft

Currents: 1-2 knots

Visibility: 20-30m/65-98ft

Season for diving: All year round, best time is from December to March. The average temperature is 26-31C/78-87F


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