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Aqua Windies

Dr. Horacio E. Oduber Blvd 4, Palm - Eagle Beach, Aruba
+297 583 5669
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: Aqua Windie's is a unique Aquatic Fitness and Scuba Diving Center on Aruba, with there own half...
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Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: Aqua Windie's is a unique Aquatic Fitness and Scuba Diving Center on Aruba, with there own half Olympic size swimming pool and Scuba Retail Shop, conveniently located near Aruba's low rise hotels.For our diving and snorkeling activities we provide free shuttle services from and to your hotel and we have free highspeed WIFI for all our customers.For your safety, diving is done in small groups only.

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Waterloo, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I'm a diver of 8 years, almost 1,000 dives in various places, cave and deco certifications and I recently dove with Aqua Windies. Here are my thoughts. I did not take a class with them but they mix students with divers on boat dives for the students final two certification dives. I saw three students and three divers who had... More 

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Windie O, Manager at Aqua Windies, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the professional review. It is very nice to get a compliment from one professional to another ! More 

Newtown, Pennsylvania, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Windie's finally got their boat and we were able to dive with them this year in Aruba. We have always used them to buy diving gear and rent snorkel gear and have on occasion gone with them for a shore dive. However, we loved their new boat this year and enjoyed our guides so much. Sjoerd and Rein as well... More 

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Windie O, Manager at Aqua Windies, responded to this review

Wow ! It is always great to see you guys back, we are so happy you enjoyed our new boat and the diving ! More 

Aruba
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40 reviews 40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

All the staff are friendly and taking good care of you, if it's the first time or if you had more than a thousand dives, you feel comfortable with Aqua Windie's.

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Windie O, Manager at Aqua Windies, responded to this review

We are very happy with the compliments ! Thanks ! More 

Nederland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Aqua Windies has very friendly and relaxed staff. I did my PADI Open Water and Advanced Open Water and wreck diving specialty course. In total I made 19 dives with them. The training and/or rental gear is in proper working condition. I trained with both Sjoerd and Raymond. Both of them are fine instructors, they are confident in their training,... More 

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Windie O, Manager at Aqua Windies, responded to this review

You made us blush ! We look forward to see you again ! More 

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had such an amazing time with everyone at Aqua Windie's. Windie is so awesome and helpful. We had issues with our referral through our dive shop in California and Windie handled the entire thing for us, making sure that we didn't have to spend any of our vacation time dealing with the paperwork. Sjoerd is THE BEST! We had... More 

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Windie O, Manager at Aqua Windies, responded to this review

Our biggest reward is when our students keep diving, we think that will work just great with you guys, it was a pleasure ! More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Rene and Windie run a class act shop. I've dove multiple times in Aruba with a few different shops and these guys are at the top. Great boats & staff on one happy island. Can't wait to go back!

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Windie O, Manager at Aqua Windies, responded to this review

Hopi Great ! As we say here, we hope to see you back soon ! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Fantastic two tank dive in Aruba visiting a reef and shipwreck. The folks running the dive shop were both friendly and professional, had me and my girl friend feeling like part of the gang. Small dive groups made for a great experience. Perfect for newly certified divers looking for independence without feeling like your on your own (also great for... More 

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Windie O, Manager at Aqua Windies, responded to this review

All of us are happy you enjoyed the diving with us here on Aruba. Same time next year ? More 

Rome, Italy
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88 reviews 88 reviews
10 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

this diving is great. it's the only one i've had in aruba. the equipment is brand new and in good state. the people is very nice (especially Sjoerd) and i really felt conforable during my dives. the feeling i've had (before and after) is that they don't push you to dive with them (while other divings did), but they really... More 

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Windie O, Manager at Aqua Windies, responded to this review

Wow ! A whole list of compliments ! Thank You, ( We do now have a different captain) More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Since you see "Aqua Windies" logo you start to feel happiest, it's owner Wendy receives you with kindness and explain the rules to enjoy the experience with safety. The instructors, Shurt and Raymond, explain so well the exercises and make you feel confortable, they have patience in case you have some doubts. The captain Phil is strict when you are... More 

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Windie O, Manager at Aqua Windies, responded to this review

Thank You ! We where sorry not to be able to teach in Spanish, now we do have a Spanish speaking Instructor as well ! Glad all worked out ! More 

Houston, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The best dive shop ever - not only very professional, but they make you feel right at home. Very safe - not a typical tourist dive shop by far. No - ah, 30 min over, let's go all up - great instructors that share and care. I have 400+ dives NDIC this is definitely the best experience. Did 2 wreck... More 

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Windie O, Manager at Aqua Windies, responded to this review

Thank You ! With guest like you it is not very difficult to make you feel at home, you are at home ! More 

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