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The name of this particular dive spot comes from a species of fish that can be found here in large schools, namely snappers. The main characteristic of this dive spot is its circular overhang, which is populated by the aforementioned schools of snappers (in Spanish, "pargo").

Cueva del Pargo has very little current, and with its maximum depth of 10 meters, it is an ideal dive site for beginner divers.

Besides snappers, divers can find here crabs, lobsters, shrimps, seahorses, various types of both hard and soft corals. If they are lucky they can come across stingrays and turtles.


Dive site info provided by Ben Jakobsen on Feb 5, 2019

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11 mts max. 40 min. nice visibility and small variety of animals. decent and great experience for new divers and discovery.

Nearby Dive Centers

Ordered by distance, within a range of 25km

Cozumel Dive School

Email: cozumeldiveschool@gmail.com Telephone: 52 1 987 111 87 80

          Cozumel Dive School is a group of international PADI professional instructors that have joined together to provide the most fun and safe learning experience possible. The team of instructors is always changing and is very dynamic in their approach to teaching scuba. Every instructor is hand selected by the PADI Platinum Course Director at the most recognized IDC center in Cozumel. All instructors have been trained in Cozumel so their knowledge of local conditions and dive sites are unsurpassed by any other dive school in Cozumel. They offer all courses from Discover Scuba Diving to Rescue Diver in many different languages. They also have the books in many languages, for example English, Spanish, Italian, German, Swedish, French, Norwegian, Finish, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Chinese and several others. Since they are not just a dive shop but a real PADI scuba dive school they are not stuck at one location for training in scuba.

Bubbles Underwater

Email: bubblesunderwater@yahoo.com Telephone: +521 987 103 9553

          Bubbles Underwater created a new generation dive center, an online scuba club. They are specialized in small groups and personalized service. The two creators of Bubbles Underwater are both Master Scuba Diver Trainers and they both have about 25 years diving.

2Tank Dive Hostel

Email: 2tankdivehostel@gmail.com Telephone: (52) 987 872 6601

          2tank Dive Hostel is a dive hostel and backpacker scuba school that offers on-site private PADI instructor, try dives and all levels of PADI certification courses.

Dive House

Email: dive@divehouse.com Telephone: (52) 987-8721953

Silver Divers Cozumel

Email: contact@silverdiverscozumel.com Telephone: +52 (987) 113 1220

          Their mission is to satisfy all diving needs and to dive safely. To make dives unforgettable and amazing. They teach people of all ages, even those that are physically challenged. They also aim at diving safely, with no more than six (6) divers per group with a dive master guide.

Elite Dive Center

Email: elitedc@outlook.com Telephone: +52 987 107 2949

          Dive center with a difference.

Pro-Dive Sa De Cv

Email: prodivecozumel@prodigy.net.mx Telephone: (52) 987-8724123

Plongee Grand Cozumel Diving

Email: info@psmlgc.com Telephone: (987) 564 3826

          At Plongee Grand Cozumel Diving they offer scuba diving, accommodation, golf and beaches. They tailor one's trip regardless of the accommodation one has and they make sure it fits a certain budget and meets tourists' expectations.

Scuba With Alison

Email: alison@scubawithalison.com Telephone: +52 987-878-5071

          Scuba With Alison offers personalized service, in which dives are custom-tailored to the individual divers. She believes in small groups and that dive time should be limited to air supply or computer no decompression limits, and not based on a preset schedule. She offers fresh fruit, pastries and soft drinks between boat dives as well as leisurely, flexible schedules.

Aqua Safari

Email: dive@aquasafari.com Telephone: (52) 987 8720101

          As a PADI 5-Star facility, they offer a full range of instruction including introductory, advanced, specialty, referrals and refresher courses.
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