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“Excellent staff and excellent diving” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Dressel Divers

Dressel Divers
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US$133.00*
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PADI Discover Scuba Diving in Puerto Aventuras
Ranked #3 of 36 Tours in Puerto Aventuras
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Owner description: Quality Scuba Diving Centers WITH 20% Online Discount! DRESSEL DIVERS is the company chosen by the prestigious Iberostar Hotel chain for the last twenty years to run diving activities on the premise of its luxury hotels in the Caribbean, to ensure that this service has the same quality as the hotels.We are dedicated to teaching diving and offer all levels of PADI courses: From beginner all the way to PADI instructor. Other federations are also welcome. We offer boats especially made for diving by a lifelong diver, the owner, who contributed his strong experience to construct outstanding boats for this activity. Our main priority is to guarantee your safety!We organize diving excursions every day for certified divers to the marvelous reefs, that are closest to our hotel, as well as full day excursions for both divers and snorkelers to more remote sites such as to the Cozumel island, the world famous Cenotes in the Yucatan jungle, and an excursion to snorkel with whale sharks
Chanhassen, Minnesota, United States
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“Excellent staff and excellent diving”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013

We just got back from Barceló Maya Palace resort in Mexico. We chose Dressel because they are based right at the resort. The staff were all friendly and helpful. This was the first time diving for me and my 11 yr old son so we decided to take the discover scuba program and try it out. We had a short instructional lesson and pool lesson in the morning and then did our first dive in the afternoon just minutes off of the resort and had a wonderful time. There were 3 of us newbies along with my brother-in-law who is Padi certified. Everything was explained thoroughly b4 the dive and the instructor did a great job underwater. We took the Cozumel excursion from Barceló the next day and did 2 dives off of Cozumel. What a great experience. All of the staff was very friendly and did a great job right from the shuttle to Playa, the ferry to Cozumel, to dive boat down to the South end of the island, and back. It was also nice because our wives and other kids were able to come with and snorkel right from the same boat.

Visited October 2013
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“Superb service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013

I was certified in Open Water approximately 25 years ago, doing my test in a muddy quarry. I had not dived since then. I had wanted to try it in the ocean, at least once. Tom re-introduced me in the pool for a free try of the equipment. I subsequently purchased an extended pool review with Ronan, who was absolutely wonderful. I decided to try a shallow (40') ocean dive with much trepidation. The dive instructors, especially Liam and Anthony talked me through my panic and sea sickness (next time I'll take Dramamine!) and literally held my hand during the dive. Once I calmed down, I had a wonderful time. Got to see lots of coral, several barracuda, a large see turtle, (missed the moray eel :( ) and lots of tropical fish. Thank you to all of you for helping me do this. It was important to me. Thank you to Liam for not letting me change my mind. xoxo

Visited October 2013
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“AMAZING!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2013

Words can NOT express how wonderful this experience was! From the Manager Sergio to the staff especially Gerry, oh my gosh! I have been diving all over the world and have never felt so comfortable. Whether it's your first time snorkeling or you are an experienced Diver~ THIS IS THE PLACE TO GO!
You will not see more beauty and species of fish anywhere else!! They are super reasonably prices too!

Visited September 2013
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Hythe, Kent
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“Personal service exceeded!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

I recently stayed at the Barcelo Maya Beach resort in Mexico and chose this Hotel because it had a PADI dive centre on site. I wanted to complete my Advanced Open water certification, But after a few years away from diving was understandably nervous. However from the moment i arrived and explained the situation i was immediately put at ease! Sergio on the front desk explained everything clearly, arranged a dive schedule for me and we started the next day with a pool check.
I would like to take this oppurtunity to thank all the staff and interns at dressel divers for making my dive holiday in Mexico an absolute pleasure in particular Sergio, Laura, Adriana,Tom, Liam and Holly and special thanks to Liam and holly who even got my partner to try Scuba diving in the pool ( An experience we will both never forget) Would recommend Dressel divers to experienced and new divers anytime!! Thanks again Dressel Divers

Visited September 2013
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“Wonderful diving memories”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2013

I dove with a few companies on Mayan Riviera and Hawaii and I can say that Dressel Divers are the best out there. Very professional and fun to dive with. Safety is there #1 priority and this is a very important factor for the beginners as well as for more advanced divers.
Sergio and his team at Barcelo are just amazing and are doing everything in their power for you to enjoy at maximum your diving experience.
Can't wait to return for more dives..:)
Luciano

Visited November 2012
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