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Address: Cerro San Martin #325, Int. Hotel Caleta | 39390, Acapulco 39390, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 744 482 1357
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

SDA is a PADI 5 Star IDC Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Resort in Acapulco -...

SDA is a PADI 5 Star IDC Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Resort in Acapulco - Mexico since 1998. We offering scuba diving, snorkling, kayaking, hiking and PADI dive courses from the entry until the professional level, Divemaster, Instructor, MSDT, IDC courses, IDC Staff Instructor.

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So much fun!

Thank you TA for steering me right again! Mario and his crew did an excellent job. I got my diving certification through them, and spent 2 full days with them. They were very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you TA for steering me right again! Mario and his crew did an excellent job. I got my diving certification through them, and spent 2 full days with them. They were very responsive before, during, and even after the dives. My instructor was very detailed and patient, and we went over all the aspects of my training without any... More 

Thank Paul S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

As I am German, I normally do not use words like "grea"t, "excellent" or amazing, as in our culture positive feedback is usually given reluctantly. When it comes to Mario and his SDA team "truely great" is really not only appropriate but necessary. When you are in Acapulco and you like scuba diving (or snorkeing) this is the place to... More 

Thank Florian R
Acapulco, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

There are things to see in this lovely port. There are 38 different dive sites.The staff is very friendly and everything was well done and taken care of. We highly recommend this place!

Thank yleanaaw
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

I was snorkeling with my Dad of 83 years. The Swiss Dive is the absolute best place to go for snorkeling. Diving with my Dad in Acapulco was also an outstanding experience. Go with these guys!!! Estaba esnorqueleando con mi Papa de 83 anos. El Swiss Dive tiene lo mejor en eso. Tambien, el buceo con mi Papa fue una... More 

Thank Andrew C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

If you want to go beyond a normal diving experience such as deep dives, night dives and advanced PADI courses this the Dive Shop for you!

Thank Erich S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Mario is very responsive and helpful via email and even better as an instructor in person. He really focused on technique and diving skills! He is a great instructor and I would recommend this dive school for everyone who wants to learn to dive. Thanks for your expertise!!!

Thank michelle l
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

It's a small team operating this dive center and Mario was really fast in responding to my questions and queries. No hiccups during the reservation and actual day transportation. Dove with a local dive guide, he was quite knowledgeable and the dive went smooth. Only thing about diving in Acapulco is don't expect much in terms of marine life -... More 

Thank DianShan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I had a very good experience with this team, the attention of Mario answering my mails during the week to planing the better day and better options for diving. All th crew was very animated, and help me a lot. Thanks to Jorge, Fernanda, Luis and Tortugo (for sharing his oxigen!), and all other guys that were there. I really... More 

Thank Ivens Tadeu S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Mario was super helpful, and multilingual which is a big plus. His boat crew is fantastic and well trained. Bravo to Negro for his patience and calm demeanor, making my 12 year old on her first dive and making her feel very comfortable with all the equipment and precautions. We would recommend SDA to anyone.

Thank DM B
Gilberts, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Mario and Négro were very knowledgeable and very patient. My daughter hadn't dived in quite some time so they were extremely helpful with refamiliarizing her with the process and assisting her on the descents. We saw hundreds of puffer fish several eels a starfish, a turtle sea urchins and hundreds of the friendliest fish. They would swim right up to... More 

Thank Mark K

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