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Dive Shop Mexico

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Street, between 5th Avenue and 1st Avenue 20 | Quintana Roo, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Awesome Dive shop - small, personable - great experience - Highly Recommen

My boyfriend and I went to Playa for the very first time in Mid January. I did lots of research on... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2011
donnarey
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Norfolk, Massachusetts
Highly Recommend

I cannot say enough about Natalia and the crew at Dive Shop Mexico. I'm an avid diver, and my... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2011
Tupoch
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Dallas, Texas
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Dive Shop Mexico is located in Playa del Carmen and is an owner-run operation. We focus on personalized service, safety and fun! We dive in small groups. We offer local dives in Playa del Carmen reefs, cenote cavern diving and Cozumel dives. Learn to dive with us! We teach PADI courses from Open Water diver. If you've never gone diving before, try our "Discover Scuba Diving" in half a day! We also offer snorkeling trips in the ocean and cenotes (whale shark snorkeling trip and Bull shark dive availables in season).
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Street, between 5th Avenue and 1st Avenue 20 | Quintana Roo, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico

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Reviewed 1 February 2011

My boyfriend and I went to Playa for the very first time in Mid January. I did lots of research on dive shops and settled on this one due to proximity to our hotel and the reviews I read. All of the reviews described our...More

2  Thank donnarey
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Reviewed 1 February 2011

I cannot say enough about Natalia and the crew at Dive Shop Mexico. I'm an avid diver, and my girlfriend wanted to get her Open Water certification. After reading some of the reviews on Trip Advisor I decided to give DSM a shout, and could...More

Thank Tupoch
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Reviewed 28 January 2011

We went on a few intro dives with Natalia in September and just went through the Open Water certification with her in January 2011 and everyone in the shop especially Natalia was amazing. Small Shop, husband and wife team owners from Mexico CIty and Argentina...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2011

I spent the Christmas/New Years holidays Playa del Carmen (PDC) Mex., and my purpose in selecting Dive Shop Mexico (DSM) was to complete my open water (OW) certification. After searching many Trip Advisor reviews about dive shops in PDC, I selected DSM based on those...More

1  Thank Ootskapiinii
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Reviewed 19 January 2011

The place is really professional and extremelly concerned on all aspects of properly certifying beginners. In our case, Felipe who is a 12 years old was enchanted by the prefissionalism and care during all sessions and training. It was also a great experience diving in...More

Thank Mario317
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Reviewed 19 January 2011

I trully enjoyed my dive experience in Playa Del Carmen thanks to the knowledge of Dive Mexico team. I went there expecting to initiate my fiancé to a dive experience and she came back home has a fully certified PADI open water diver. Thank you...More

Thank charles_monfils
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Reviewed 17 January 2011

It only took a year to get my testimonial on your website so sorry for that first. My husband and I researched going on a dive before we went to Playa and found Dive Shop Mexico on line and heard great things. Well we found...More

Thank Stephycoles
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Reviewed 11 January 2011

I did my open water certification dives through Dive Shop Mexico. The divemasters were extremely knowledgeable and the environment was amazing. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 5 January 2011

We rented snorkels from Dive Shop Mexico and took a discover scuba diving course. In every aspect of our interaction with every person, they were warm, caring, fair, professional, and helpful. The prices were good and we had a wonderful experience. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 31 December 2010

I was fortunate to be able to spend a few days with the great people at Dive Shop Mexico a couple of weeks ago. I took my PADI course with them, and it was a great experience! They were extremely flexible with my schedule as...More

1  Thank kschmautz
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Ziwen D
26 February 2018|
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Response from DiveShopMexico | Property representative |
Hello ! Thanks for contacting us. Cancun is 60 km north from Playa del Carmen, it would be better to stay in town during the PADI course. The full PADI Open Water course is 419 usd all included and it takes between 3 or 4... More
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akitty4me
19 March 2017|
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Response from DiveShopMexico | Property representative |
Good morning ! Thanks for writing us :-) Due to Taxi Union is not possible to do pick ups at resorts :-( we are only allowed to transport divers from the dive center to the cenote. The Royal Haciendas is about 10 minutes... More
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Dee K
19 August 2016|
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Response from DiveShopMexico | Property representative |
Hi !! great ... call me and we can organize the dives !! kind regards, natalia
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