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Akumal Dive Center

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| (next to Lolha Restaurant), Akumal 77760, Mexico
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Great Dive Shop!!

These guys were great! Very accommodating, even picked us up at our house and dropped us off after... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2018
kpcarroll
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Richmond, Va
Fabulous experience

I did my PADI open water qualifying dives whilst here in October on my honeymoon. I had one to one... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Damon L
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We are the Akumal Dive Center located in the main Akumal Bay, next to the Lolha Restaurant. We offer snorkel tours, rental equipment, scuba, dive classes, Open 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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| (next to Lolha Restaurant), Akumal 77760, Mexico

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

These guys were great! Very accommodating, even picked us up at our house and dropped us off after each day of diving. My 12 year old son took the resort course, and we all got to dive together several times! Very safety conscious, good gear,...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I did my PADI open water qualifying dives whilst here in October on my honeymoon. I had one to one tuition with my instructor Javier, a real nice chap from Chile. I am actually a BSAC qualified diver but have not dived for over 20...More

Thank Damon L
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

There is a reserved part of the Akumal Turtle Bay that has limited access and a bunch of regulations. Next to that is a section that is designated as a boat launch, no swimming. After that is public beach. Head over to the Akumal Dive...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

We had an unforgettable experience swimming with tons of sea turtles, three stingrays, and countless fish and coral during our snorkeling tour with Akumal Dive Center! I would HIGHLY recommend getting up early to snorkel before all the big groups and tour buses show up....More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

So some background: I attempted to get my advanced in Canada but due to poor dive planning by the instructor, we ran out of air at 100 feet and are lucky to be alive. After this, I was a little nervous to get back into...More

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I had a pretty strange experience at Akumal Dive Center, which resulted in me limiting myself to one dive (rather than the 2-3 I had been planning on doing over my short stay). When I got to the reception area I said that I was...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went on a snorkel trip through the Akumal Dive Center. This trip was the best! We want to thank Sergio and staff for such a wonderful experience. Sergio was the BEST tour guide ever! Thanks to all of you!

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

I'd just been over in Cozumel earlier this year and had a fantastic time diving along Palancar Reef so when we had a chance to come back down to explore the mainland I was keen to get some diving in...Akumal was just the place -...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

My husband and I dove 8 times over 5 days with the dive center. The staff was knowledgeable, courteous, and accommodating. We would highly recommend the dive center to new and experienced divers. They are a high quality dive shop at extremely reasonable prices.

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

As always is great to go to Akumal Dive Center, we been going there for 20 years and loved. Friendly people, great staff everyone and very professional dive masters. We feel at home, Arturo the owner is a great guy as well Gerardo his son....More

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Hoboken20
10 November 2017|
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Response from Lori D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Most places take Visa or MasterCard. I found no place that takes Discover Card.
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Elizabeth K
26 December 2016|
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Response from GerardoO | Property representative |
You can't use fins for snorkeling in akumal bay, if you will dive is not a problem because the dive is out of akumal bay.
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17 November 2016|
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Response from Aldmar F | Reviewed this property |
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