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Dressel Divers

Address: Iberostar Paraiso, Playa del Carmen 77600, Mexico
Phone Number: +1 321 392-23-38
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Ranked #88 of 299 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: DRESSEL DIVERS is the company chosen by the prestigious Iberostar Hotel chain for the last twenty...
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Owner description: DRESSEL DIVERS is the company chosen by the prestigious Iberostar Hotel chain for the last twenty years to run diving activities on the premise of its luxury hotels in the Caribbean, to ensure that this service has the same quality as the hotels.We are dedicated to teaching diving and offer all levels of PADI courses: From beginner all the way to PADI instructor. Other federations are also welcome. We offer boats especially made for diving by a lifelong diver, the owner, who contributed his strong experience to construct outstanding boats for this activity. Our main priority is to guarantee your safety!We organize diving excursions every day for certified divers to the marvelous reefs, that are closest to our hotel, as well as full day excursions for both divers and snorkelers to more remote sites such as to the Cozumel island, the world famous Cenotes in the Yucatan jungle, and an excursion to snorkel with whale sharks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Juan Carlos (aka J.C.), PADI Instructor, is the MAN. They staff are professional and cool. They trained you well in the pool. They make sure that the equipment is safe ( they check and double check), SAFETY FIRST ! My first experience of diving and I felt safe and enjoyed the moment, standing up 30 feet at the bottom of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Was my first time diving and the experience was incredible! All the staff were fantastic and my instructor JC was great! I also had a camera guy Nick dive with us which was great because I got a DVD from the dive :) I highly recommend them no matter your experience! JC is the best dive instructor. He's patient, kind,... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Curtis, thank you so much for your comment and I have to say I had a great time diving With you and really enjoyed Leah's company. Even though it was your first dive it seemed like you had been doing it for a long time, an authentic natural diver. To dive with you was very relaxed and felt like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

None of us had even tried to scuba dive when we arrived at the Iberostar, but after trying it in the pool we signed up to do the PADI Open water dive certification. It was a lot of work and many pool hours, but so worth it as we were able to dive in Cozumel after we were certified. They... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Greetings from Mexico Cowie family! Thank you for the lekker message, it was great having you guys here! Now that the whole family is certified you have to come back for the Bull Sharks, Cenotes and we can even do Cozumel again just because it is so beautiful :-) Safe travels and happy diving till we see you again! Best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We stopped in last minute and wanted to get a dive in. Great shop. Good gear. Professional employees. Had a great dive with Juan Carlos (jc). Thank you!

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Julian, thank you for stopping by and for the kind words. I hope you will be able to do some more dives next time you come. Warm regards, the paraiso team. Paul Flower More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I only chose this dive shop because it was the nearest from were I was staying, but it turned out to be a great choice! I did 3 dives with them and they were all very nice. I specially enjoyed the bull shark diving which was a first for me and I was kind of nervous but the team made... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hello Rocio, Thank you so much for your comment, it's always really nice to hear back from our divers. I'm really glad that you had a great time with us, and that we made you comfortable for the Bull Shark dive and now that you know how it is you have to come back to do it again with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I stayed at the Ocean Maya Royal during the period 30 Nov until 14 Dec with a plan to do some diving. Dressel Divers are the closest PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, located a few minutes North of this hotel. There are several small dive “huts” on the Maya beach but I did not feel they could offer the diving... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Happy new years Rob!!! Thank you so much for you kind words, we really appreciate it. I'm glad you had good dives and a great time in general with us and we hope to see you real soon for more fun. The entire team send you a huge HELLO ! Warm regrds from, The paraiso team. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Just came back from a trip at Iberostar Paraiso on Riviera Maya and dove with Dressel Divers...again...:). As always, Dressel Divers staff will bend backwards to make your holidays the best out there. Many thanks to all staff starting with Roger (Equipment), Michi (Customer Service), Lukasz, Vincent, Baptiste and Theo (Divemasters), boat crews and Paul (Base Leader). Special thanks to... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Luciano, thank you so much for you great review. The entire staff is very thankfull for your kind words and they all send you warm regards! We all miss having you around and we will be waiting for you for your return trip here in Mexico. Have a great new year! The Paraiso Team More 

Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The dive staff at the operation, located at the Iberostar Paraiso Resort near Playa del Carmen, was excellent. From the desk staff and gear room attendant to the Divemasters everyone was friendly and helpful. The booking process through Dressel Divers worked without any problems. The Divemasters, Theo, Noe and Lukasz, did a good job of finding the sea life from... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hey Steve, First of all happy new years! Thank you so much for your very nice comment, we are really happy you and Kevin had a good time and good dives with us. Hope to see you real soon The paraiso team. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

We took the Mayan Snorkel Excursion. First you snorkel with sea turtles. While viewing sea turtles we also a good sized baricuda, stingray, and an eagle ray along with other tropical fish. The 2nd part of the excursion was snorkeling in a cave. Now here is something I've never done before. The water was so clear, turquoise and pristine. Viewing... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive feedback you gave with respects to the excursion we had together! Im very glad you enjoyed it; it's nice to know my courses have paid off and you were able to receive all of the info you needed to complement the things we saw! Its inspiring to know you appreciate my efforts to satisfy you... More 

Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Can't say enough good things about this dive operation. Everything is top notch from their Divemasters to their equipment and boats. I would Highly recommend Dressel Divers to any diver, from someone just looking to get started diving to seasoned diver. Thanks Dressel Divers and Divemaster Theodora for great dives and service!!! Matt H.

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