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Phocea Mexico

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Address: Calle 10 entre 1ra avenida y 5ta - Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 873 1210
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Come and share our passion... these words perfectly reflect the...

Come and share our passion... these words perfectly reflect the atmosphere at Phocea : First of all, for us diving means pleasure (the pleasure to discover its underwater treasures), professionalism (we dive with the highest safety standards) and a great atmosphere (being serious doesn´t mean it can´t be fun). Come to discover Mexico, a country with a rich culture, ancient traditions, magic places and friendly people. The Yucatan peninsula enjoys a tropical climate, that allows you to dive all year long, in warm waters, with excellent visibility. The water temperature ranges from 79°F and 84°f in the sea, depending on the season and 75°f all year long in the cenotes.Martine, Didier and their French-Mexican team, welcome you to offer you the best of Phocea.

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Great experience!

My two young adult sons went out with Phocea in Cozumel and had an awesome experience! The staff was friendly and attentive, the boat was great, equipment in perfect condition and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Miami, Florida

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English first
Miami, Florida
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My two young adult sons went out with Phocea in Cozumel and had an awesome experience! The staff was friendly and attentive, the boat was great, equipment in perfect condition and just all around great day. Dive was spectacular! They felt they were treated as VIPs!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I just returned from a diving trip to Cozumel organized by a local dive shop in Washington, D.C. After the open water reef diving wrapped up and everyone else in the group flew home, I stayed behind a few days in Playa del Carmen to try out the cenotes on the mainland. On the recommendation of our trip leader who... More 

Thank Joe B
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I went out for the day with Phocea. The boat was amazing, the staff attentive and well trained, the food fantastic, clean air, Nitrox, great dive sites. A+. Based on equipment, cleanliness, safety regulations and friendly buy qualified staff, I would highly recommend them. These people care and do a top job!

Thank C-Urchin
London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

We came to PDC specifically to do Cenote diving and picked Phocea as they were the only ones we found who could offer side mount cylinders that my husband uses. What a happy choice - we spent the next 4 days with them: 3 in Cenotes with amazing cave masters and a whole round fantastic team Max and Tristan. We... More 

Thank SashaK66
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

Booked through Club Med Cancun. Generally friendly dive masters and reasonably well organised even though the experience felt somewhat rustic. My first dive was a refresh as I'm not a frequent diver. Surprised at the lack of basic refreshments provided at the dive centre and on the boat at Playa del Carmen. Also dive equipment can be dodgy! My depth... More 

Thank Mo E
Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very Well organized. Very qualified and friendly Divemasters. Equipment rental is in excellent condition. We did great dives in Playa Del Carmen, Cozumel, Cenotes and also with the Shark Whales ! I strongly recommend this Dive Center!

Thank JW201508
Ste. Genevieve
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

My group of 4 spent 5 days diving with this shop - 2 days in Playa, 1 day in Cozumel, 1 day of cenotes, and 1 day whale shark snorkeling. Although this operation caters particularly to French-speaking tourists they all spoke very good English and had no problems communicating with a group of midwestern Americans! There were never more than... More 

Thank Vicki M
Paris, France
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Extremely well organised diving operation. For diving at Cozumel, Playa Del Carmen & the Cenotes. They also own the Plaza hotel opposite the dive Center which is very basic but clean. Been twice. Will definitely be back asap.

Thank Artchips
Cozumel, Mexico
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A friend and I dove The Pit and Dos Oios with Phocea, and not only were the dives two of the best dives I have ever done. The Divemaster Tristan was really good. First of we come down to the shop and everything is set up to all the special equipment needs we had. Then we go out to the... More 

Thank Felix B
Chernivtsi, Ukraine
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134 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

As professional divers we can be very fussy, especially when we are paying to dive, we have just been diving here for 2 weeks, picked this shop as they were helpful and they support sea shepherd. Had one great experience after another, from reef dives, a wreck, whale shark snorkel and finally the cenotes. Different guide every day, one more... More 

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