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Dive Paradise

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602 Avenida Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Great diving, hire a private DM

This was our first trip to Cozumel, and first time drift diving. The communications with Dive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nick R
via mobile
Glad we weren't on the "slow boats"

Dive master: Our dive master on our dives was humorous and good at pointing out critters. We had... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Clancy4925
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Kansas City, Missouri
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PADI 5 Star Resort Dive Shop. SCUBA diving trips, continuing certifications, dive instruction and FUN in Cozumel, MX. Come see why we are #1 in Cozumel!
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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602 Avenida Rafael Melgar, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first trip to Cozumel, and first time drift diving. The communications with Dive Paradise prior to our trip were great, and they answered all our inquiries promptly. We stayed at Hotel Cozumel, so we used the beachside facility which was very convenient....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dive master: Our dive master on our dives was humorous and good at pointing out critters. We had three new divers in our group and he made sure they were taken care of and safe throughout the two days of diving. Dive Shop: The rinse...More

Thank Clancy4925
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

The owner Apple has passed and really no one can fill her shoes. But the staff, boat captions and dive masters are top notch. Fast boats are my choice here but the have so many options. Shout out to Lucy at the main store. Gorio...More

Thank George N
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Julie D, Guest Relations Manager at Dive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

George, reviews like this make our day. You are so right that nobody will ever be able to fill Apple's shoes, but our staff carries on her legacy each day by doing everything we can to make our divers happy. We will continue to make...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Dive Paradise is still the same great place. We have been diving with them for almost ten years and they have the best service. Their dive masters know the reefs well and know where to find the wildlife.

Thank JoeTheDiver
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Julie D, Guest Relations Manager at Dive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to give us a review. When our divers are happy, we are happy! So glad you enjoyed your dives with us and we look forward to seeing you again.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great time, our Dive Masters Emilio and Juan were awesome!!! Captains and crew also fantastic. Very fun and professional. Angel at the dive shop was also great. Zero complaints after a 16 dive week!!!

Thank Bob T
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Julie D, Guest Relations Manager at Dive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience, Bob. We are so happy to hear that you were pleased with everything! Thanks for your business and we look forward to serving you again in the future.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Whether you are new or experienced diver you will love this shop who wants to give you a memorable and safe experience. Drift diving can be challenging but Rita Grajales and her team are amazing in providing you with lots of support to make the...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

I work on on Cruiseships and I dive in carribean alot, Dive Paradise was one of the best daving ever ,The Horseshoe Palancar was spectacular ,colorful, breathtaking. . The crew friendly ,fun and knowledgeable. Highly recommended. I'm comming back to cozumel so I will visit...More

Thank Tomek V
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Julie D, Guest Relations Manager at Dive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Tomek, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience. We hope to give you many more spectacular Cozumel dives in the future. Welcome to the Dive Paradise family! See you soon.

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This dive shop is my favorite place to dive now. Shore dives are very easy to do here and wonderful employees are very helpful.More

Thank Paula R
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Julie D, Guest Relations Manager at Dive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Paula, Thank you! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit. We think our shore diving is pretty great, too. Our staff loves to help our customers and it is wonderful to know that you experienced it first hand. Please come dive...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I dove last week with Dive Paradise at their dive shop at Hotel Cozumel, where we rented, with friends, a fast dive boat. I was very pleased with the excellent dive master -Juan - and the dive boat captain”Smiley”. Both were extremely competent, very friendly...More

Thank Cristiana B
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Julie D, Guest Relations Manager at Dive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback, Cristiana. We are thrilled that you had a wonderful experience diving with us. We think our staff is pretty great and are happy to hear that you agree. We look forward to diving with...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Nice dive. They took good care of us. They took us to our choice of dive spots. Friendly dive masters. 1:6 ratio. Aluminum 80 tanks.

Thank Margo6xlv
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Julie D, Guest Relations Manager at Dive Paradise, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2018

Thanks for taking the time to give us a nice review. We like to hear from our satisfied customers. We value your business and hope to dive with you again soon.

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tballard67
2 May 2017|
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Response from raymond h | Reviewed this property |
no whale sharks in this part of the island,but dive paradise can make you reservations ,it is closer to cancun,hobox,plus there is limited times the whale sharks appear,july august,and there is not diving its snorkeling
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benitak2014
16 April 2017|
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Response from raymond h | Reviewed this property |
yes they do accomadate cruise lines but remember when they say they will doc at 9am boats leave at 8:30,it takes aboyt 1 1/2 hours to 2 hors to get out of your cruise liner,grab a taxi and get to the doc, so they d have one... More
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Beachtraveller613
24 February 2017|
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Response from raymond h | Reviewed this property |
yes 01152-987-872-10-07
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