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Abyss Dive Center

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1st Avenue Between 10th And 12th | Hotel Tropical Casablanca, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Only place we’ll use in Playa Del Carmen

My husband and I recently did our open water checkout dives with Abyss Dive Center. Devon (sorry if... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Hannah W
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Great dives

My daughter and I are PADI deep specialty certified but only have 15 dives. We wanted to have a... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
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Abyss Dive Center is a Canadian owned dive center and training facility that provides guided scuba diving tours, cenote dives, snorkeling and scuba diving courses to visitors of the Riviera Maya. With over 15 years of teaching and diving experience in Playa del Carmen and the Rivera May, Abyss Dive Center with their staff have more experience than any dive center in the area.
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1st Avenue Between 10th And 12th | Hotel Tropical Casablanca, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently did our open water checkout dives with Abyss Dive Center. Devon (sorry if I spelled it wrong), was our instructor/guide, and he was patient, kind, informative, all the things a good instructor should be. They were great to work with....More

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Abyss-Dive-Center, Owner at Abyss Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Hannah Thank you very much, Congrats on your certification, Keep on Diving. Dave

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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I are PADI deep specialty certified but only have 15 dives. We wanted to have a variety of dives and work on skills. Dave came recommended by our Air B&B host and did not disappoint. He lined up two ocean dives on...More

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Abyss-Dive-Center, Owner at Abyss Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the review. Hope we see you back down this way soon! Thank you Dave

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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

I recommend Abyss Dive Center strongly. Dave and his crew do everything to consider your personal interests and needs. They operate there dives in very small groups (4 to 6 persons), which makes the dive very comfortable. We have been under water just a little...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2017 via mobile

I was an advance open water diver who had not dove for several years, who wanted my two twenty year old sons (aggressive types) and my wife (who 5 years ago swore she wld NEVER dive) to share their first diving experience together as a...More

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Reviewed February 3, 2017

I have been Diving with the Abyss crew for years, and keep coming back. The staff is knowledgeable, safety conscious, and just fun to spend a day with.

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Reviewed January 4, 2017

Professional, experienced, safe, thorough, accomodating, safe, fun, relaxed, I've been going to Playa for the last 5 years. Each time I dive with Abyss. Dave is a really cool guy, and between him and his instructors they have a lot of knowledge of the areas...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2016

They give you great personal service. They will do as much or as little as you want them to do. They took our equipment back everyday and cleaned it and had it ready for us every morning. The dive guide was very professional, thorough, and...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2016

Dove with Dave and his team for two days of cenote diving and one day of ocean diving, all are great! Although I was diving by myself this time and it is low season, he still go with me and let me choose the cenote...More

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Reviewed November 3, 2015

Personal, safe, excellent service. We are advanced ocean divers from cold california waters and did four dives with Dave and had a great intro into the centers. Gear was good,air tasted great, detailed briefings before every dive and great talk afterwards. He took us to...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2014

I can't recommend Dave and Abyss Dive Centre highly enough. Did two cenote dives. When he learned I had already dove Dos Ojos, he recommended two other sites. He gives thorough safety and site briefings. In a nutshell, he's a diving and customer service professional....More

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