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Buceo Sotavento

Plaza Oaxaca, Local 18, La Crucecita | Main Plaza in la Crucecita, Bahias de Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
958 587 2166
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Ranked #13 of 37 Activities in Huatulco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Adventure
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: Scuba diving instruction services also offering advice on the best dive sites in the area.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Adventure
Activities: Scuba diving
Owner description: Scuba diving instruction services also offering advice on the best dive sites in the area.
Useful Information: Activities for older children

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cordoba
1 review
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
5 helpful votes 5 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
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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
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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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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Dripping Springs, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I am back in Huatulco and again diving with Hector at the Sotavento dive shop. As usual I am having a great time on his tours! It is always one of the high lights of my trips to Huatulco.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

Hector is a living monument, he knows everything about the area. Friendly and professional. He'll even take you if you're alone. Beautiful dives. I'll do it again

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Don't bother going anywhere else...this is the place to get your scuba/snorkel tour on. You see so many great things, worth every penny! They really deliver.

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