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Pepe dive shop, and daycare 😎🌴

The only dive shop in Cozumel for me, have been diving here for almost 20 years and the service is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
268ronj
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Cozumel, Mexico
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Wonderful Experience!

Thank you to Frank, Luis, and Sergio for a wonderful experience diving in Cozumel! It had been 15... read more

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LeviLady
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Springfield, Missouri
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

I have been searching extensively for the best dive team. I was travelling with my 2.5 years old daughter, my wife and our newborn baby. Was looking for 2 dive tank that does not last until 3:30 pm like we experienced with other Cozumel team.

Big boat = lonnnnnnnng day.
Small boat get you there in no time flat!

After writing to 10 scuba team Pepe was the most responsive, polite and professional. Price were perfect and the dive team a gem.

I highly recommend this team for his professionalism and kindness.

Happy diving !

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JeffChaine
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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded May 15, 2018

Holla Amigo:
It was a pleasure to have you diving with us,and glad you and family had a nice visit to our beautiful Cozumel Island. Thanks again and hope to see you again.All the best.
Regards
Frank and Gang

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Reviewed April 19, 2018

My girlfriend and I came from the U.S. to complete our Open Water Certification with Pepes on a Saturday/Sunday. Got all of our skills out of the way Saturday, so we could fully enjoy the beautiful reefs and fish on Sunday. We were very happy with our dive instructor, Abdias, who did a great job making us feel comfortable while pointing out lots of marine life. We were so pleased, we added an unplanned day of diving on Tuesday! Pepes accommodated us by picking us up right from our hotel's dock with all the same equipment.

Almost all of the divers we were with had been coming back to work with Abdias and the Pepes crew for many years, which is a great sign as well. We hope to become one of them as the years go on.

John & Kristin

Date of experience: April 2018
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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Congrats to you on a Great Job..well done.You guys were great to work with,the pleasure was all ours.Thanks again for sharing your thoughts about us and your experience.Glad you had a nice visit to our beautiful Cozumel Island and hope to see you again.
Regards
Frank and Gang

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited here for Spring Break to do our referral dives to get scuba certified. We were partnered up with Luis for our certifications and he was great (my kids thought he was a lot like Yoda - with how wise and calm he acted). For our certification dives, we dove from the shore at the Coral Princess for our first two dives, then from a boat for our second two dives. Frank and team provided everything we needed. After completing our Open Water Dive Certifications, we did 3 more days of diving and saw (and sometimes touched) nurse sharks, moray eels, a spotted eagle ray, turtles, beautiful coral, tons of fish, some lobsters and crabs. We swam through coral tunnels and did a lot of drift dives. Abdias & Sergio served as out dive masters for additional dives. Everybody was extremely helpful getting our weights, hooking up regulators, keeping us safe and making sure we saw all the sites and making sure we had fresh water and snacks in between dives. On our last dive, Sergio speared a lion fish and trimmed it while underwater and then gave it to a huge green moray. The reviews of Pepe’s shop is one of the reasons we chose the Coral Princess hotel actually and it did not disappoint!!!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Hola Amigos:
Thank you for your time to share your experience with us.We are glad you enjoyed your visit to our beautiful Cozumel Island and the Coral Princess Hotel Resort.All the staff tries their best and the best for us is when we see all the smiling faces and another level of personal achievement in others.Your family is an inspiration..a breath of fresh air.Was a pleasure to meet and work with you.All the best.Thanks again.
Frank and Gang

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

We dived 5 days with Pepe Scuba during our one week stay in Coral Princess. It was pleasant experience that fully met and sometimes exceeded our expectations.
What we liked the most: Friendly staff, flexibility and best effort to accomodate by the owner (I forgot to make a reservation, but Frank and Rosie were able to find a space for us on the first day), excellent dive guides, small and fast (18-20 knots) boats leave at 8:30 (who wants to wake up at 6am on vacation?). Some dive guides let divers with better SAC rate and experience stay after most of the group surfaces
Area for improvement: With two to three boats leaving daily you could distribute divers based on experience level.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Hola Amigos:
Thanks for sharing your experience with us.March is peak season and it's a little hectic dealing with all the personalities.The week of your stay was extra busy, usually we are able to accomodate everybody.We are glad you had a nice visit to Cozumel and it was our pleasure..Thanks for the the tip,and hope to see you again.
Regards Frank and Gang

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Reviewed March 22, 2018

We made two two tank dives with Pepe's. Good communication before our arrival. Divemasters work hard; they do all equipment setup; put BC on the tank, lift it up on the bench. All you have to do is mask up and roll backwards! I just needed to rent a regulator and it was fine. Prices about average for the area, I think. The boats are fast, as advertised, but they need to be since the shop is a significant distance south of the most popular dive sites. Divemasters were appropriately attentive without trying to limit anyone's fun. I saw no rude or unsafe actions on any of our dives. I'd look forward to diving with Pepe's again.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2018

Hola Amigo:
Glad you had a nice visit and Thanks again for your visit and taking time to share your experience.Yes our dive shop located at the Coral Princess hotel is north of the southern reefs so it takes a few extra minutes to get to the marine park reefs depending on ocean conditions.Hope to see you again and best wishes.
Regards
Frank and Gang

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