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Welcome to Hotel Barracuda
Have you dreamed of visiting paradise? Come away with us to Cozumel — the perfect location that offers uninterrupted relaxation on sandy beaches, unbeatable underwater scenery, authentic cuisine, and a rich, inviting culture.
In Cozumel you’ll discover a way of life that is very easygoing and stress free. Take time to enjoy a long walk along the beach, dance to music, and relax. Here, you can escape your busy life and live by the expression: Don’t Worry, Be Happy.
Come visit Cozumel to enjoy new experiences, get to know a new and diverse culture, and spoil yourself with relaxation. Book your dive stay today!
Located just south of Punta Langosta Pier, this is the only hotel that is in town and on the waterfront. They offer everything a guest needs without being an expensive resort. They have 52 rooms, all of them with two double beds, air conditioning, ceiling fan, refrigerator, private beach and private pier.
Each room has its own balcony overlooking the marvelous Caribbean Sea, cable television, beautiful pool with bar and downstairs, health spa with licensed chiropractor and a full staff of massage therapists to pamper you. Dive Paradise, the in-house dive shop is a PADI, NAUI and SSI dive training facility with an excellent reputation that offers a wide variety of custom dive charters. Hotel Barracuda is excited to welcome you to Cozumel
Rooms and amenities:
Hotel Barracuda has 52 comfortable rooms, most with an ocean view. Each room features A/C, two double beds, refrigerator and telephone.
On-site Dive Paradise training facility located at beachfront. Showers, rinse tanks and lockers are available for gear storage.
Diving trips depart directly from hotel pier.
Instruction/ Learn to Dive
OPEN WATER CERTIFICATION:
At Dive Paradise this course includes a minimum of 6 open water dives over a 3-5-day period. Normal class hours are approximately 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Though they cannot guarantee certification, they will work with problem students as long as possible (and your stay in Cozumel permits!). Most students complete the program as safe, confident divers in 3 days. An optional shallow boat dive is available on graduation day to facilitate the advancement from student to diver. They certify divers as young as 10-years old!
ADVANCE OPEN WATER CERTIFICATION:
Dive Paradise takes you on a minimum of 5 dives over a 2-3 day period. This course is designed to further develop diving skills and expose divers to the variety of adventures available underwater.
Completion of Open Water Training (“Referral” or “Check-Out”):
This course is for those students who have already completed academic and pool training. The student must bring a signed referral form from their classroom and confined water instructor. The student will make 4 open water shore dives over a 2 day period. Please note that PADI and NAUI standards do not allow this to be shortened to one day. An optional shallow boat dive (1 tank afternoon trip at 3PM) is available on graduation day to facilitate the advancement from student to diver.