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Playa Scuba Dive Center

15th Avenue with 4 street north | infront Billy the Kid Tacos, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
0052 984 803 2403
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Ranked #24 of 262 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: "Playa Scuba Dive Center" in downtown Playa del Carmen is a "Boutique Dive Center" run by the owners Luis and Klaus, offers small, personal dive trips... more » Owner description: "Playa Scuba Dive Center" in downtown Playa del Carmen is a "Boutique Dive Center" run by the owners Luis and Klaus, offers small, personal dive trips exploring the exciting reefs in Playa del Carmen, or amazing coral structures in Cozumel and mystic dives in the crystal clear waters of sacred Mayan Cenotes. Shark diving with Bull sharks and Whale shark encounters are the specialty of Playa Scuba. Small groups of four scuba divers in Cenotes or up to five divers in Playa del Carmen or Cozumel reefs. PADI courses from Discover Scuba to Dive Master. Eco land tours to Chichen Itza, Tulum, Coba, Xcaret, Xel-Ha and Belize « less
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Alameda, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

I dove the past three days with these guys. Fantastic crew. I'm so glad I found them on trip advisor. Reasonable rates. Decent rental gear. Accommodating. Knowledgable. Patient. Kind. Klaus is an underwater video/photographer nerd like me! I was going to dive with a different shop or not dive at all the last few days here but chose to dive... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I got OWC last year with them. Very profesional. I think our instructor was Gaby. We went this year again for some scuba adventures :)

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Curitiba, PR
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Klaus and his crew provided excellent customer service to me and another 3 scuba divers during our staying in Playa del Carmen. We did some scuba divings in Cozumel and at the cenotes. Their prices are fair and, most important, they care about safety and will take you to very good diving places. They also have a place where they... More

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Hanover, Maryland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I got hooked on diving 6 weeks ago in Cabo San Lucas when friends took us on an Into to Diving Excursion. After we returned home we decided to return to Mexico to complete our Open Water Certification. We researched Trip Advisor for the best dive shop and selected Playa Scuba. We were not disappointed. We felt... More

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playascuba, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your real nice review we always appreciate when somebody compensates us was a great view review for the effort we put into making our dive buddies happy I hope you will come back and dive with us in the near future send us your friends or family knowing that we will take good care of them More

Laguna Hills, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Hello, I dove Dos Orojos with Klaus and had an awesome time. Klaus was very nice and was an excellent guide through the caverns. He can also set you up on a tour of the Whale Sharks which was unbelievably exciting. I would not recommend anyone else in this area, but him. He is someone you can trust.

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playascuba, Public Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi thank you for your nice review we are happy to have made a difference in your vacation and hope to do even a nicer job next time More

Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We did the Dos Ojos cenote dive. There were only 2 of us with 1 DM. Great, thorough explanation of what we would encounter and the procedure for everything. Our guide was patient since we were newer divers at the time. I think overall was about $100 for 5-6 hours of diving which included transport and a light lunch. Heading... More

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playascuba, Public Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

Hey Karina yes Cenotes are beautiful and it is always for us and a privilege and a pleasure to show divers for the first time the wonder oust experience of exploring Xibalba the Mayan underworld Cenotes are unique and a total different type experience and it's our pleasure to share it with you hopefully you come back and see many... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Me and my girlfriend spent a week in Mayan Riviera in July 2014. We are fairly new divers with only 6 dives each before arrival to Mexico. We saw this dive shop on trip advisor and after reading the reviews decided to give it a shot, and we were not disappointed. We decided on the 3 day reef, cenote, and... More

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playascuba, Public Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

I'm glad you had a good time diving with Playa Scuba Dive Center and you chose that three-day package which reflects the most memorable dive sites in the area reflecting the best of Cozumel Cenotes and Playa Reefs More

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Had a great time diving with Playa Scuba. They even managed to run tours when I was the only one on them! Great variety of diving around Playa with Whalesharks, cozumel's reefs, playa's drift dives and the Cenotes. Can't wait to go back and see the bullsharks.

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playascuba, Public Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Enn it was a real privilege to have met you and to be able to share some nice diving in Playa del Carmen and it also was great to show you the whale sharks and we hope to see you beginning November for the bull shark season looking forward to dive and share more exciting adventures with you More

Thornville, Ohio
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were recommended to use Playa Scuba Dive Center by the American owner of the condo where we stayed for the week. One diver in our group has been diving for years, and the other is still relatively new but not a novice by any means. After doing extensive online research, we corresponded with at least three other dive shops... More

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Tempe, Arizona
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

My friend and I did a three-day, six-dive package with Klaus in the cenotes. Klaus is a fantastic instructor, and his way of taking care of the group had us calling him "papa Klaus." He even takes you to great local food places before and after diving! I had not been diving in over two years (although I took a... More

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