You’ve made it through the wedding. All the tastings, invitation writing, seat chart planning, and fittings are done. Now it’s finally time to get to the honeymoon in Mexico. Every couple has their own idea of what would make their honeymoon perfect but if you’re looking for something a little more adventurous than lying back on the beach (or you just want to mix things up a little bit) why not consider getting your scuba diving certification while on honeymoon in Mexico?
Diving Certification in Mexico
Mexico is a vast and diverse country oozing with culture and stunning white sand beaches, mysterious jungles full of exotic wildlife, ancient ruins, and savory food. It also has nearly 7,000 miles (9,330 km) of coastline home to fascinating marine life, and lively reefs. The variety of Mexico’s coastline makes it the perfect place for beginners to try something new or advanced divers to get a chance to go diving in paradise, and plenty of dive schools offering diving certification for those wishing to spice up their honeymoon in Mexico.
Pacific Diving Certification for Honeymooners
On the west coast of Mexico we have the Pacific Ocean coastline which is known for its beach-front villas, the Sierra Madre mountain range, sensational sunsets, gorgeous golden sand and deep blue water. Here you can find towns such as Puerto Vallarta, Riviera Nayarit and Los Cabos, honeymoon destinations well-known for their diving opportunities. The water on the Pacific Coast is stronger and tends to be a bit cooler than the east coast but take a boat ride out with the instructors and you’ll find dives that you will remember for the rest of your lives.
Although there are fewer dive spots on this side of the country, the diversity of the organisms more than makes up for it. On the west coast you can explore caves, underwater mountain ranges, and marine reserves just to name a few attractions.
Caribbean Diving Sites
If you’re looking for white sand beaches, and turquoise water then Mexico’s Caribbean coast is the place for you. This coast is full of exquisite beaches and famous dive locations like Cancun, Cozumel, Isla Mujeres, and Tulum. On the Riviera Maya you can find 1,000 year old Mayan ruins, jungles, mangroves and exotic wildlife.
The Great Mesoamerican Reef spans the Mexican and South American coastline over a distance of 600 miles and is home to over 600 species of fish. No matter how many dives you go on, there is always something new to be discovered. Where else could you be surrounded by the beauty of our present day oceanic biodiversity and stand in awe of the great pyramids and sacrificial altars of the ancient Mayans? Besides, Mexico’s Caribbean is particularly romantic for a honeymoon in Mexico.
No matter which coast you choose, you are sure to have an experience that will remain with you for life. When planning your trip, there are an array of websites aimed at making your life a little easier with all-inclusive packages. For experienced divers, all you need to do is show up and the rest will be provided for you. For those that are beginners, spend a few days learning the techniques in the safety of a diving tank and end your trip diving some world famous locations.
It’s been said that couples that travel and try new things together build the strongest bonds. So why not start your marriage off with a honeymoon in Mexico that is sure to promise adventure, relaxation, romance and beauty all in one trip?