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Address: Calle 38 | Mahekal Beach Resort, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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+52 984 803 2517
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Vida Aquatica Dive Center keeps its operations small, friendly, and...

Vida Aquatica Dive Center keeps its operations small, friendly, and safety-oriented, while exploring some of the world's most beautiful dive sites. Providing a variety of ways to enjoy scuba diving in Playa del Carmen, the dive center offers scuba diving courses, an array of diving tours, and exciting activities like fishing and snorkeling.

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Best dive operation I've experienced

I returned to diving after an 8 year hiatus. I am a semi experienced diver with 100 dives logged. I was trained in NYC by amazing 9/11 first responders who taught me that above... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Edie E
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Tucson, Arizona

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I returned to diving after an 8 year hiatus. I am a semi experienced diver with 100 dives logged. I was trained in NYC by amazing 9/11 first responders who taught me that above and beyond anything else, safety in diving and knowing your skills was imperative. I also happen to have a completely fused spine which can present challenges... More 

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Cumberland, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

During the first week in January this year, I took my family to Playa Del Carmen. We did a family snorkel trip for five, and I dived two of the days. I did an ocean dive with Roman followed by a two cenote dive, also with Roman. The cenote dive was incredible and highly recommended. The shop was well organized,... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been back home in Bermuda a few weeks now from an amazing trip my boyfriend and I recently took to Playa del Carmen, Mexico and already, I cannot wait to return to Mexico to dive with VADC again. The dive experience we had was absolutely amazing, as was all of the staff we met. We did 3 days of... More 

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Thank JaclynPearl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great intro to scuba diving.. big shout out to Dominic, great instructor, felt well looked after...well worth the $110

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have dove in a number of places before but this was the best diving I have ever experienced. On arrival my family and I had forgotten our PADI certifications. The people at Aquatica were extremely helpful with locating them online so we were able to dive. I have never been diving in such comfort. All the gear is brought... More 

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Thank Pierce Howell D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We did two trips with VADC. Intro to SCUBA for my son and wife. Snorkeling for our 10 year old and I. Both went great. I would recommend Barbara and her staff!

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Thank salthouse69 .
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Loved both the snorkeling, despite the mandatory life jacket you can't really free dive anyway... and the two scuba dives. The first on Barbara's favorite spot at around 25 meters was fantastic. Crystal clear water and gentle drift current. The second one at about 15 meters was fun also and very long. almost an hour. Both Barbara and Dominique are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

These guys are great! Had an amazing time at Eina bay! Swimming very close to sea turtles... Don't miss it! Highly recommend it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Spent nearly all 10 days in Playa del Carmen with the folks from Vida Aquatica and they made the holiday for us. Diving Refresh course, then Advanced course, with wreck dive, deep dive, Cenotes dives and lots of snorkelling. Highly organised and professional yet relaxed and down to earth. All of the staff were constantly prepared, on time, precise about... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Conveniently located at the Mahekal Beach Resort, Vida Aquatica was well equipped and staffed to provide the best in drift ocean diving and on-shore cenote cave diving. We made two enjoyable drift dives and four exciting cenote dives. Ask about their multi-dive rates.

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