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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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Description: Come and share our passion... these words perfectly reflect the atmosphere...
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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Our family in Mexico

We were blessed with the opportunity to dive with Phocea Mexico again!! We have been to Playa del Carmen 6 times over 15 years and have always dove with Phocea. Not only are they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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Skaneateles, NY
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Milford, Connecticut
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Lot's of dive shops here in Playa. Not exactly why I chose this one, except I watched them from the beach one day, and was impressed with their organization. Stopped by the dive shops, and liked their attitude and professionalism. Opted to do a Discovery dive with my daughter and her friend, both 15. (I am 55) Quick background -... More 

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Skaneateles, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We were blessed with the opportunity to dive with Phocea Mexico again!! We have been to Playa del Carmen 6 times over 15 years and have always dove with Phocea. Not only are they the absolute best but they treat you like family!! This trip my daughter finished the Open Water portion of her PADI Open Water certification. She was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I had the pleasure of diving with Phocea (Playa del Carmen) in March. We did 6 cenote dives and I was impressed by the organization, professionalism and thoroughness of the this operation. They promptly answered my questions by email and had all my gear setup for me on arrival. The dives were planned perfectly so we we always the first... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

2 blocks from the beach, good dive equipment. dive location 200 ft off the beach. Bar Zenzi at the end of the street is a great after dive snack spot.

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Medina, OH
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My two sons and I recently dove three days with this group. They have the best equipment, best boats and most knowledgeable people.

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

It is a very profesional diving center, but I found the service really fast and in a hurry to start over with other clients. The same company has an office in Cozumel with is nicer and easy going. In Playa del Carmen they don't take the time to talk about the dive and to give advices. By the other hand,... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Looking in to dive shops previous to our arrival, the shop beside this seemed to be the right choice however as soon as we saw Phocea we new we had to dive with them. Excellent dive masters who are genuine and care about each diver. Luc was amazing. Would definitely come back and dive with them again.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Would highly recomend them again. Great dives in the Cenotes and then out on ocean. They had three of my kids in intro dive and they all enjoyed it. my older daughter and boyfriend got Advanced certified and Damien did great job. If going to dive in the Cenotes ask for Camille. His passion is Cenotes and it shows!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Phocea Mexico is one of the best, well organized and top staffed dive center I've been to. In the Riviera Maya, don't look any further! Fantastic place, from start to finish.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

They handled all our gear and were very helpful!! We will dive with them again if we return to Mexico!! Loved the Cenotes!!!

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