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Address: 15th Avenue with 4 street north | infront Billy the Kid Tacos, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: 0052 984 803 2403
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Description: "Playa Scuba Dive Center" in downtown Playa del Carmen is a "Boutique Dive...
"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
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Great Diving

My fiance and I booked a 2 tank Playa del Carmen reef dive for Saturday 1/24/2015. The diving was spectacular and our dive instructor was very knowledgeable and pointed our some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

My fiance and I booked a 2 tank Playa del Carmen reef dive for Saturday 1/24/2015. The diving was spectacular and our dive instructor was very knowledgeable and pointed our some amazing sea life. However, we did not realize we were diving with two divers going through their open water certification. Both of the divers were also at different levels... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My brother and I dove with Klaus and Nikki last week and it was an amazing experience. We did the bull shark dive and a Playa reef dive; both were fantastic dives. Both Klaus and Nikki are extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and accommodating. They're safety-oriented and try their best to make sure you're comfortable and enjoying your dive. Our first dive... More 

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

I'm glad you liked our bull shark dive yes we really like to enhance safety and makeand make sure everybody is feeling good the bull shark dive is the flagship of our shop it's amazing that we have the only place in the world where you can dive with Bull sharks in the wild hopefully refer us to your friends... More 

London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I was there last year and I was very impressed by the knowledge of the master divers and the team... I would definitely recommend it

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

I'm glad you liked our bull shark dive yes we really like to enhance safety and makeand make sure everybody is feeling good the bull shark dive is the flagship of our shop it's amazing that we have the only place in the world where you can dive with Bull sharks in the wild hopefully refer us to your friends... More 

Boulder, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I've contacted Playa Scuba during my last-minute trip to Playa del Carmen as I wanted to do a day of diving; they were exceptionally responsive over e-mail and we quickly agreed on the bull shark dive. The day of, shop was expeditious and efficient organizing groups and gearing up divers as well as getting us to our dive site and... More 

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

We Love to dive with bull sharks it is really for us a privilege to be able to share this incredible dive with our new acquired dive buddies I hope you understand how important this dive is for the protection of the shark and to promote the good name of sharks around the world you are a pioneer now and... More 

Round Rock, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Klaus was very responsive to e-mail before the dive and delivered exactly what his website promised he would deliver. I paid a more than fair price for diving with the Bull Sharks. I was very impressed with the way Klaus and Nicki, ran the dive. There was a newer diver on our dive and Nicki was one of the most... More 

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playascuba, Owner at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review by the way it is not scuba playa it is Playa Scuba Dive Center we had a great experience diving with you with the shark and the bull shark dive is something very very special for our dive buddies this is still the only place in the world where you can do this dive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I hadn't dove in 10 years, since getting my advanced open water in Koh Tao Thailand. I found Playa Scuba just walking the streets near my hostel and signed up with them for a dive. I was expertly guided and assisted on my dive and had a great time exploring the cenotes. I would recommend diving with this company again.... More 

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

Thank you for your nice review this makes us work harder knowing that we did a difference in your vacation and our effort was worth it. It is a pleasure to dive with people like you and add you to our great family of avid and enthusiastic divers we hope you come back soon and join us for more incredible... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I did my open water PADI certificate with Playa Scuba in November 2014, and it was wonderful! Klaus made me feel comfortable and brought some healthy laughter to the table, while Julian was more than I could have asked for in an instructor and guide. I finished the program feeling confident in my skills and so excited about my new... More 

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playascuba, Owner at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review it's a real pleasure to dive with people like you know you're part of our family and we hope that you come and dive with us soon again have a happy new year and may your travels bring you back to us :-) More 

collingwood, ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I went bull shark diving with klaus and it was great, weather was good and we had a excellent two dives with alot of sharks. Would highly recommend diving with them

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

Thank you for your great review diving with bull sharks is a very privileged activity to do in the world of adventure sports and for me it was a great pleasure to share these moments with you hope you come back soon know you're part of our family More 

Spokane, Washington, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Just recently (December 2014) had the opportunity to go down to Playa for some time in the sun. While on the trip I had the pleasure of going and spending some time with Sunny and Klaus at Playa Scuba. While the ocean dives were ok (not anyone's fault, the weather was not cooperating) what was REALLY great was the Cenote... More 

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

Thank you for your great review hopefully we will be able to dive with you and close future people like you make us wanting to continue our mission two interviews as many people as possible to this beautiful underwater world More 

Reno, Nevada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Klaus continues to amaze! Did the Sharks & ten Cenotes. Luis will be missed, but with Sunni & Nikki to pick up the slack, this place continues to provide a great value. Do recommend!!

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

Yes once again it was great to dive with you and remember good old times and live new adventures together I wish you a great new year and hope we see you again soon More 

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