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Address: Plaza Oaxaca, Local 18, La Crucecita | Main Plaza in la Crucecita, Bahias de Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
Phone Number: 958 587 2166
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Activities: Scuba diving
Description: Scuba diving instruction services also offering advice on the best dive...
Scuba diving instruction services also offering advice on the best dive sites in the area.
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Hector Great guide, Great guy

I went on a day dive with Hector and we had a great time and he showed me some really cool things i would have missed otherwise. We then went on a night dive and was awesome, very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Tom W
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Wollongong, Australia
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English first
Wollongong, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I went on a day dive with Hector and we had a great time and he showed me some really cool things i would have missed otherwise. We then went on a night dive and was awesome, very clear and not very deep so greta for beginners. The most amazing part was the bioluminescent effect when we turned our lights... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I went on a day dive and a night dive with Hector. Both were great (we got lucky and saw a sea horse and sea turtle). Hector has been diving for more than 30 years and did an awesome job before, during, and after diving. He clearly takes great pleasure in making sure that people have a great time diving... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I'd never been to Huatulco before and I will definitely come back again! Me and my family went there just for a couple of days and unfortunately the wharf was closed till our last day. Hector made that day worth the wait! He took us around the bays and we got to see the wonderful scenery. The best part of... More 

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cordoba
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We've been in Huatulco the first time and thought about doin a dive there. Fortunately we found Hector! We owe him one of the best days from our travel. The organisation was very simple and spontaneous, so we could do a half day trip just right the next day. The trip was fantastic. It's a very personal atmosphere. Hector also... More 

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ciudad de mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I visited Huatulco before several times, but Hector showed us the exotic and exciting side of the bays. Very good price, excelent company, and a guide with more than 20 years of experience in the area. I consider my girlfriend and I lucky of finding the place. There is Fmas capacitation, no PADI. And if you dont speak spanish, you... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Our group of four divers asked Hector to show us the magic of Huatulco waters. We took 6 dives and each of them was a unique and fantastic experience. Hector's knowledge of the local diving sites, their history and significance to environment is unsurpassed. His attention to detail before, during and after the dive(s) was excellent. Before each dive we... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Scuba Diving with Hector is a unique experience… He is super professional and take care about everything… This is the 3rd time we have dive with him and his team and I highly recommend it… Huatulco is an extraordinary/magic place with a lot to offer… Huatulco and Sotavento Scuba Dive is great.. You can not go wrong!!!!

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Winnipeg, Canada
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

As English speaking canadians, we found Hector's English to be very understandable, and his knowledge of the area and diving was impressive. His pre-dive briefing was great, he safety was commendable, and his passion for doing what he does put everyone in great spirits. The groups are always very manageble for Hector, and he isn't willing to too take too... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

Great snorkeling! Hector was very kind, capable, and full of local and historical knowledge. He was also very helpful with my iffy Spanish. He took charge when we didn't know where to start for a half day trip and brought us to some beautiful spots. My daughter and I had a great time!

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Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Hector is an amazing dive master and knows the Huatulco dive areas well! Every time I come to Huatulco diving with Hector is a highlight! Beautiful dives and great fun!

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