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Akumal Dive Center

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| (next to Lolha Restaurant), Akumal 77760, Mexico
+52 984 875 9025
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The most exciting diving experience

I want highly recommend this center for their hospitality and their highly professional attitude... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robby V
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Excellent Service!!! Great Dives & Wonderful Staff!!!

Highly Recommended My son & I dove with Jessica. She is an excellent dive leader and set up the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gumper1963
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LaSalle, Canada
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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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  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| (next to Lolha Restaurant), Akumal 77760, Mexico
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+52 984 875 9025

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I want highly recommend this center for their hospitality and their highly professional attitude. Our instructor was Javier. He is very professional, calm and pedagogical person. We highly recommend also to buy pictures which are taken by Tom. His pictures have always very high quality....More

Thank Robby V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly Recommended My son & I dove with Jessica. She is an excellent dive leader and set up the dives very well. We did 2 dives. Fantastic reefs and excellent route taken by Jessica to maximize the reef experience. Beautiful, healthy reefs with an abundance...More

Thank gumper1963
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I ventured in to the dive shop today without a reservation and within 30 minutes I was on the boat with my Dive Master Mario...who was awesome by the way! We did a two tank dive, one deep (95’) and one shallow (60’). Visibility was...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I did 2 dives with them on the same day, also some snorkeling. Staff was friendly and helpful. Equipment was in good condition. Mario, the divemaster, was responsible and knew his way around. I would recommend for both snorkeling and scuba diving.

Thank Antonio P
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

These guys were great! Very accommodating, even picked us up at our house and dropped us off after each day of diving. My 12 year old son took the resort course, and we all got to dive together several times! Very safety conscious, good gear,...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I did my PADI open water qualifying dives whilst here in October on my honeymoon. I had one to one tuition with my instructor Javier, a real nice chap from Chile. I am actually a BSAC qualified diver but have not dived for over 20...More

Thank Damon L
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

There is a reserved part of the Akumal Turtle Bay that has limited access and a bunch of regulations. Next to that is a section that is designated as a boat launch, no swimming. After that is public beach. Head over to the Akumal Dive...More

Thank Gauntlet173
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

We had an unforgettable experience swimming with tons of sea turtles, three stingrays, and countless fish and coral during our snorkeling tour with Akumal Dive Center! I would HIGHLY recommend getting up early to snorkel before all the big groups and tour buses show up....More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

So some background: I attempted to get my advanced in Canada but due to poor dive planning by the instructor, we ran out of air at 100 feet and are lucky to be alive. After this, I was a little nervous to get back into...More

Thank Joanne F
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

I had a pretty strange experience at Akumal Dive Center, which resulted in me limiting myself to one dive (rather than the 2-3 I had been planning on doing over my short stay). When I got to the reception area I said that I was...More

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Hoboken20
9 November 2017|
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Response from Lori D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Most places take Visa or MasterCard. I found no place that takes Discover Card.
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Elizabeth K
25 December 2016|
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Response from GerardoO | Property representative |
You can't use fins for snorkeling in akumal bay, if you will dive is not a problem because the dive is out of akumal bay.
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17 November 2016|
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Response from Aldmar F | Reviewed this property |
$5 bucks.
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