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SDA - Swiss Divers Association

Address: Cerro San Martin #325, Int. Hotel Caleta, Acapulco 39390, Mexico
Phone Number: 0527444821357
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Ranked #2 of 31 Activities in Acapulco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: SDA is a PADI 5 Star IDC Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Resort in Acapulco - Mexico since 1998. We...
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Type: Water sports, Adventure
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: SDA is a PADI 5 Star IDC Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Resort in Acapulco - Mexico since 1998. We offering scuba diving, snorkling, kayaking, hiking and PADI dive courses from the entry until the professional level, Divemaster, Instructor, MSDT, IDC courses, IDC Staff Instructor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I was in Accapulco for performing my Padi Deep Diving. Everything was perfect, from shuttle Service over Equipment and Diving. The dive instructors are very professional, Prices are ok and staff is very kind. I can recommend Swiss Divers Association. Markus

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

So this was my very first time diving and I have to admit I was terrified to do it but once I arrived to the shop and met the instructors and Captain, I felt safe and ready to venture into the ocean. The instructors are professionals; they are easy to talk to and they adapt to the divers' level of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Saw humpback whales, sea turtles, sea urchins, puffer fish, boxfish, sea snakes, moray , muray and other eels, needlefish, and the usual. Coolest, held porcupine/balloon fish and releasing it and watching it deflate.

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Grosse Ile, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This was my first dive outside of my training, and my first ocean dive. The staff were all very helpful and kind, great guides, answered my questions, showed us lots of stuff. only one other certified diver, and 2 dive masters, so lots of personalized attention. The sandwiches they provide for lunch (ham and cheese) were a little lean, so... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

i did the 1/2 day snorkel. The captain and his guide Louis were attentive and dedicated. It really seemed they loved what they do. I saw some great marine life and on the way back the captain pointed out the homes of the rich and famous. In spite of a language barrier they were extremely helpful.

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Munich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

A friend of mine who lives near Acapulco recommended me the SDA coz I was looking for a place to do my AOW while in that area... and she was so right! SDA and everybody there was great!! Mario was very helpful in everything.. even before I'd arrived he answered lots of my questions (like what bus to take etc)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

While planning our Holidays we decided to go scuba diving in Acapulco. After a quick research on TripAdvisor we found Mario and his SDA. We contacted him to ask if there is free space on the days we are there. He even helped us to find and reserve a place to stay in Acapulco! The place he had for us... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

All the guys at SDA are extremely nice and welcoming! I've just begun diving, and Andres, our dive master, really looked out for me....he is the BEST! The water visibility wasn't that good the day we went out, but Andres still managed to find a stingray, blowfish, an octopus, sea urchin... Overall great experience.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I went diving with SDA this may 2014, they have been my dive shop in Acapulco for a few years, and after two years of living in Colorado I went back, Mario the owner is always sweet and helpful. This time my guide was Pollo and I had the luck to be the only diver in the boat, on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

After more than 10 dives and being student of special courses (Navigation, Deep Dive and Nitrox) during different seasons, by far best dive center in Acapulco. Friendly staff, competent and well equiped! Mario and his team comply with expectations of a professional dive center, as well for beginners and also advanced divers! Boats are well maintained and save, always good... More 

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