We are a family run dive centre with over 20 years teaching experience between us. After diving all over the world our lead instructor, Alvaro settled in Cozumel and began Cozudive, where he was joined by the international experienced Marilyn shortly after; Both with the aim to be able to offer customers a high quality, safe and fun dive centre where you arrive as a customer but leave as family. Our passion is the Ocean and all its wonders, nothing makes us happier than sharing underwater moments with you, whether you want to try diving for the first time, are a certified diver and want to explore the reefs of Cozumel, or would like to take one of our PADI courses; we promise not only will you leave a better diver, but have an adventure of a lifetime in the pristine reefs of Cozumel.
All our instructors and guides have been diving Cozumel reef’s for quite a few years and know all the secret spots to find you the best Cozumel has to offer. They all are PADI certified and comply with necessary pre-requisites for guiding or teaching in the marine park. We meticulously choose our guides and instructors out of many to assure you will have the same high-level service with any of them.
Meet The team
Our lead instructor, Alvaro started teaching in the mediterranean over 12 years ago. After traveling and teaching in South America visiting Brazil, Chile, Argentina he moved to Tanzania where he lived and had many African adventures! He returned to Mexico to learn to Cave Dive traveling from Cabo pulmo to Tulum and eventually settled in Cozumel 4 years ago, diving everyday teaching and dreaming of his own shop! Alvaro speaks English and Spanish, A lot, he wakes up speaking and doesn't stop all day, even underwater! He loves the Ocean more than anything and gets excited about every dive as if it was his first! He loves to share his passion for the ocean and spark the same excitement in new divers.
After leaving a career in social work Marilyn completed her IDC in Koh Tao over 6 years ago. Since then she has worked dived and taught all over the world including Honduras, Philippines Thailand and a liveaboard Burma before settling in Cozumel 3 years ago! Marilyn loves to teach and prides herself on making sure even the most nervous students leave Cozudive happy, confident and comfortable divers! Impressively Marilyn is fluent in English, French and Spanish, her favourite thing to find underwater are the teeny tiny creatures living on Cozumel reefs!