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Address: Calle 10 entre 5ta. Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 803 3123
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Beck Family Vacation

Our three boys are not scuba certified so we did the Try Scuba at Scuba Playa. It was a fantastic experience! Stein was our instructor, Anna came with us to assist on the dive and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
BodeSode
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our three boys are not scuba certified so we did the Try Scuba at Scuba Playa. It was a fantastic experience! Stein was our instructor, Anna came with us to assist on the dive and Pablo set it all up before we arrived. Great bunch of people and the family experience is more than words can say. My 82 year... More 

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I was not in the shop that morning, but when I came in after you all had left, Stein told me how great it had been to dive with three generations. Not only it was our pleasure to make this possible, but I think we were very fortunate to be part of an... More 

Kranj, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made two dives in El Pit cenote with dive master Marco. It was amazing expirience, almost superrealistic visibility,. It made me cry of happiness, a thousand shades of blue rised when sunshine light came through smal opening at the enter of the cenote and Marco just showed to turn off our lights to expirience all the beauty of now.... More 

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this review

Oh Yes! Definitely! The Pit with Marco is an experience that needs to be repeated over and over again. Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate it. But most importantly THANK YOU for letting us know how you experienced the Pit. We will be looking forward to diving with you again. More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After searching around for a reasonable price to do my Open Water cert between Cancun, Playa, Tulum and a few locations in Belize, I was amazed at the reasonable price they offered considering the quality of the operation and being located in the most expensive part of Mexico I have experienced so far. I was quite nervous about doing the... More 

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this review

Congratulations on your PADI Open Water Certification! It was our pleasure having you with us and being a part of your certification. Stein is a great instructor. Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review, he really enjoys hearing he did a great job. We look forward to diving with you again in the near future... More 

Riverside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

After having a very poor experience with a Cozumel dive shop and instructor, I was in search of the perfect place to try out scuba diving one more time. What was I looking for? How about an experienced dive instructor who loved to teach and could personalize the instruction; instruction conducted through a PADI certified dive shop; and an introductory... More 

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! The way you describe us is what we try very hard every day to be! I am glad your boyfriend found us and that we gave you a good experience. Diving is a lot of fun when you do it the right way, and I am glad we... More 

Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

After checking several dive shops I made my decision to dive with Playa Scuba which turned out to be a excellent choice ! After diving over 20 dives and diving with Lauren , Carols and Stein I can honestly say you will be hard pressed to find more professional , safe , friendly dive masters/instructors to dive with anywhere .... More 

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this review

Thank you very much for searching, for diving with us and for taking the time to post a review. We love what we do, and we try to put it across as well as we can. We hope to dive with you again in the near future! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Recently took an open water class to get scuba certified here. Top notch for instruction. Beautifully designed for classes. Nice air conditioned classroom. Big pool just a short van ride away and just a few steps from the beach where the boat was anchored. Lauren Mackmiller was my instructor and I couldn't be more impressed. Nice, Enthusiastic and very helpful.... More 

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this review

Thank you so much for diving with us and for posting a review on trip advisor. Yes, Lauren loves what she does, and I would say that is what makes her really good at it! Congratulations on your certification, and we certainly hope to dive with you again in the near future. Enjoy your certification! More 

Dubňany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Went for Discover Scuba Diving and had a great time. Everything went exactly as planned. Stein (the instructor) is a real professional and made our first scuba diving much better than we had expected.

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this review

Wow! That is great to hear! Expectations are usually hard to meet, and very difficult to be better tha expected. Thank you so much for diving with us and for posting your review. We will be looking forward to diving with you again in the near future! More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We had a short family vacation to PDC during our visit to NY and therefore only had time for a local boat dive. Right from the start everyone was friendly and extremely helpful. Our first dive was a drift dive and our second was really cruise too. A special thank you to Lauren for her expert knowledge and assistance. I... More 

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this review

Thank you so much for diving with us and for posting a review on Trip Advisor. Lauren is great and I am very glad that all the staff was helpful. We hope to have the oportunity to dive with you again in the near future. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great dive shop, the people are outstanding and kind. I just want to say thanks to Lauren my dive instructor for being great and patience instructor.

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this review

Thank you very much for diving with us and for posting a review on Trip Advisor. Congratulations on your certification! We wish you lots of happy diving and we will be looking forward to diving with yu again in the near future. More 

Denver, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

SCUBA Playa was a great company to work with. Both my boyfriend and I are newer divers and everyone there made us feel very comfortable. Lauren was great diving with us in Playa Del Carmen! Since it's the off season, we were able to have private guides for our dives in Playa and the cenotes. Marcos was an awesome guide... More 

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and for diving with Scuba Playa. The combination Lauren/Marco is definitely great. I hope we get the oportuinty to dive with you again in the near future. More 

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