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Akumal Dive Center

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Address: | (next to Lolha Restaurant), Akumal 77760, Mexico
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+52 984 875 9025
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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We are the Akumal Dive Center located in the main Akumal Bay, next to the...

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.

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Robinson Crusoe

Took a trip last Saturday with these folks on their ~35 foot catamaran and it was a blast. Great crew. We went from 10am to 2pm and they took us to a private beach where we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Brian B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a trip last Saturday with these folks on their ~35 foot catamaran and it was a blast. Great crew. We went from 10am to 2pm and they took us to a private beach where we snorkled and they cooked a great fried fish lunch. Visibility wasn't great as it was really windy Sat but that's not something they can... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had made some casual inquiries before my arrival in Mexico. From the helpful tone of their emails, I was convinced this was a shop to check out. When I visited the shop, they cemented the deal; my buddy and I were scheduled to dive the very next day. We did our Advanced Open Water dives with Alex. He's by... More 

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Chardon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dove the Dos Ojos Cenotes and it was amazing. The dive center staff was super friendly and helpful. The guide Franz was awesome. I was with some less experienced divers and he made them feel comfortable. Can't say anything negative about the entire experience. Even emailing the dive shop for information they responded back quickly. Actually going back in... More 

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Alexandria, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my sister and I went out with the guys and had a blast !! we didn't catch much but great company !! Abraham was a great guide and I would definitely recommend him as a divemaster ! which I would have done but was having sinus issues :( our 3 hour trip lasted more like 4, I caught 2 snappers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have fallen in love with Akumal and it is mostly due to the diving and training I do through Akumal Dive Center. I enjoy this place so much I use all of my vacation time to travel here twice a year. I have a personal goal to continue my underwater education and I come here to do it because... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Very polite people. Experienced instructor. Transportation from/to the hotel. The OWD training was a very good way of spending the free time at Mayan Riviera.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We are 2 families with young kids. We rented life vests from them to snorkel which is mandatory if you want to swim pass the buoy. No fins allowed also in this area. We were told to not wear our biodegradable sunscreen before getting in the water or wait half an hour. They have free hot shower and bathrooms for... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I brought my family of 7 to spend the day at Akumal Beach. When entering the town, you can let the security guys know you are going to the Dive Center, and they will direct you to private and free parking right by the shop. It's a short walk to the center to get your gear. The staff are very... More 

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1 Thank Perry B
Erie, United States
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Akumal's Dive Center also does fishing trips. After 3 1/2 hours no fish were caught. Boat was enjoyable for kids and all for hour but then we were super bored sitting watching bait bounce. We had nothing to do. Boat was lovely as were two guides. Captain really tried best and drove extra 30 mins so thanks for trying. Shame... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed diving with this crew. Cholo is a great divemaster - careful, good eyes, lovely person. We went to Lobster Cove and I saw more lobsters in one little spot than I have seen in all my dives. And the dive before that was to The Nets where the turtles almost brushed us as they swam past. If... More 

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