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Paradise (Paraiso) Reef

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Address: Cozumel, Mexico
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Brightly colored brain and star corals, sea fans and lots of sea life make...

Brightly colored brain and star corals, sea fans and lots of sea life make this a popular diving site, especially for night diving.

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Great diving reef

Drift dive on a beautiful reef with lots of coral and sea life. Fish were of varying sizes and end of dive was punctuated by the siting of a manta ray with a 6-8 foot span. Very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Drift dive on a beautiful reef with lots of coral and sea life. Fish were of varying sizes and end of dive was punctuated by the siting of a manta ray with a 6-8 foot span. Very impressive and fun place to dive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paradise reef is an awesome dive location. Beautiful reef with some nice white sandy areas. Recommended diving reef

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Apollo Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is another one of my favorite reefs in Cozumel. This is a must see for every water lover !! Hope you enjoy !

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Page, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sea was rough at this time but visibility was fine. Saw a great variety of fish but the area is busy with cruise boat customers. Try to go when there is no boat in town.

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I personally do not like going to this reef for a day dive because there are so many better day time dives, but for a night dive... the critters divers go down to see are everywhere. You will see lobsters and crabs walking around, octopus, squid, eels... just to name a few.

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Bobcaygeon, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the construction of the huge international cruise ship pier and all the cruise ship traffic since, there is not much left to see of this once gorgeous reef that was teeming with colourful tropical fish & coral. The debris stirred up by the ships, and algae created from their pollution has killed most of the coral and the fish... More 

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Chambly, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

it was our 4th snorkeling tour and nothing compare to the view at paradise reef! i can't wait to go back next year!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This reef is closer in to shore and is really crowded at night. That said, there were lots of really pretty marine life at night with octopus, eel, basket stars, and crabs. Still, the tons of lights all around made for an anxious dive and had to make sure you didn't get in with another group. I probably would not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Closest reef to downtown , nothing special if snorkel by shore, but beautiful and full of sea live if dive at 40ft

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Langley City, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

well snorkelling with a friend who was new to snorkelling- safe water, lots of fish so great first time experience for her- handy to Cozumel

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