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Address: Av. Xaman-Ha y Retorno Sayil | 77710, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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+52 984 168 9693
08:00 - 17:00
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PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on...

PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on the beach of the hotel All Inclusive “The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA”.The Reef Marina is a recreational and professional PADI dive center and school. Diving and snorkeling tours are available in Playa Del Carmen,the cenotes and Cozumel.

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Fantastic team of Masters

we were staying at a local B&B and decided to use The Reef Marina for our 8 dives in Playa Del Carmen February 2017plus 2 dives in Cozumel. We did one Cenote, one with Bull Sharks... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

we were staying at a local B&B and decided to use The Reef Marina for our 8 dives in Playa Del Carmen February 2017plus 2 dives in Cozumel. We did one Cenote, one with Bull Sharks and the rest at various amazing reef... The Cozumel dives were truly amazing ... having a good smart briefing before each dives made our... More 

Thank K M
Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well organized dive operation: We went for the 10-dive package, and added on 2 more dives (making a total for 4 Cenote dives). My friend's 13-year-old daughter got certified during the week with a private instructor -- She appeared to have a very good rapport with her charge. As for the diving, I've been accustomed to Asia-Pacific diving over... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! We dove with Reef Marina after finding them on TripAdvisor, and can't wait to dive with them again. My husband and I visited Playa del Carmen early February 2017 and wanted to do as many dives as possible. Stephan was really responsive and put together a week of great diving for us. Mattias, Mara, Amandine, Arturo, and Che (sorry... More 

Thank Nicole B
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wanted to let you know what a fantastic experience we had with The Reef Marina in late December 2016. Matthais was a phenomenal guide, truly one of the best I have had in my 21 years being a certified diver! He was extremely attentive, patient, and knowledgeable. He communicated very well, and always informed us in detail about what... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I would consider myself to be a novice scuba diver, having only attained a PADI Open Water Diver certification before I dived with The Reef Marina. They were very helpful in organising the dives. Day 1 consisted of two afternoon dives. Small boat. Travelled South of Playa Del Carmen. The group consisted of three people who had taken part in... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The review will be very short - excellent dive operator; highly qualified, friendly and very helpful instructors; very good organization and logistics. I can highly recommend The Reef Marina as diving partner in Play del Carmen. Thanks a lot to the team for nice 5 days of fun.

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Onoway, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We recently completed the classroom and pool portion of our padi diving course and planned to do our open water dives while in Mexico. On a recommendation from a friend we contacted the Reef Marina. Stephan was absolutely wonderful to work with. We were not staying at the resort where the dive shop was located so he arranged transportation for... More 

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Olathe, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We had a great time diving with the The Reef Marina There were 4 of us ranging from 25 years to 4 years of diving experience. I always do a lot of research into the local dive shops and talk to the shop several times until I felt comfortable with them. NOT a “Cattle Boat” operation! Only take out small... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We took a catamaran excursion with about 30 of the guests that came to a destination wedding together. Great Day! 2 snorkeling stops on the reef and a return to a nice meal. Victor, our tour guide, was very entertaining and the captain and crew of the "Happy Ending" catamaran were a blast. Highly recommend1

Thank Lori E
Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a dive trip and I must say everyone at the Reef Marina was exceptional. We are relatively new divers they took such good care of us, we gained confidence and had fun. Kudos to Stephan and his crew, special thanks go out to Felicity for her special care and concern. If you are going to dive in... More 

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Steph_Car_Bru_Jose, Propriétaire at The Reef Marina, responded to this review

Thank you soo much for your coment on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure for us. See you son Carine and Stephan More 

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