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Address: Iberostar Paraiso, Playa del Carmen 77600, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 321 392 2338
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Description: DRESSEL DIVERS is the company chosen by the prestigious Iberostar Hotel...
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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We took our adult (college aged) sons to Cancun thinking this might be our last family trip as a foursome. The boys wanted to scuba dive. They had memories that would last a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
LJ_Stirling
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Cortland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We took our adult (college aged) sons to Cancun thinking this might be our last family trip as a foursome. The boys wanted to scuba dive. They had memories that would last a lifetime. Price included pool instruction and two dives plus all the gear along with an instructor. Their first trip had photographer who offered DVD of their first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

My partner and I did 12 dives with four different Dressel locations in Mexico and all were excellent. These included Cozumel, cenotes and a night dive. The staff at the Playa Paraiso location were fabulous, made us feel welcome, safe on dives. This can be said of the other three locations also (Iberostar Cozumel, Iberostar Tucan and Barcello Tulum) I... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, General Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and your words about the staff here in our Mexico locations, we look forward to your return visit, remember we have some great seasonal activities right now is Whaleshark season and in November starts the Bullshark season! Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Dressel Divers has been a very dependable and professional company that has offered tremendous services every time I have used them. I was certified with Dressel Divers in Punta Cana and I try to stay at Iberostar Resorts knowing that I will find Dressel Diving on or near the premises. Dressel has never failed to produce wonderful dives and their... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Jack my friend many thanks for all your kind words, we hope to see you back here in Paradise real soon. Regards, Paul Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I took the discover diving experience (non-certified). Mara was an awesome instructor. Very nice and professional. The entire time was a lot of fun! I highly recommend them!

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review Chris, Mara sends you her best regards and next time we must get you certified! Regards, Paul Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This ranked as one of the best dive centres I have experienced. The staff were fantastic, always made sure safety was of prime concern, located dive sites that were suited to the diver's experience, very friendly staff, and overall made sure all divers has an enjoyable time.

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Many thanks David, we always try to provide great customer service combined with safety, we hope to see you soon! Regards, Paul Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

Eldred, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I had never dived before and wanted to get my Certification so I stayed at the Iberostar Grand (see that review) to be near Dressel. The experience was fantastic. On the first day I did terrible and quit but can back a day later and had Mara as my instructor. She was great, very patient and sweet. She helped me... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Holly! Congrats on your Scuba Diver Cert, well done from everybody here in Paraiso. Mara sends you her best wishes and we hope to see you soon to finish your Open Water! Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Visited Dressel Divers this year, and had an amazing, jam packed day of 4 dives!! I dived with Alan, who was the most enthusiastic instructor I've ever been with; welcoming, reassuring and loads of fun! Made the dives extra special, especially my first ever night dive! Would love to see you there again soon!

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi! Alan sends lots of love from Cozumel. It was great having you here and getting the chance to take you on your first night dive. We try to keep Alan subdued but his enthusiasm has a habit of breaking through. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. Hope you are having a great time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

What an amazing dive experience! Dressel Divers were so helpful and friendly from several weeks before our vacation, to the last day of our stay! As we were trying to decide which dives to do, we exchanged several emails with Lucia prior to our trip - she was extremely helpful as we determined which dives and dive package would work... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hello, Many thanks for your kind words, we are so happy that you enjoyed your dives with us, best regards from the whole team in Playa Paraiso and Cozumel Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I don't usually do the 5 star accommodation, I usually back pack for my vacation, but as I was turning 40 I wanted a relaxing experience that I could invite all of the family and some friends, knowing that it can cater for all and at the same time carry on my diving education. I picked the Dressel Divers as... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Good morning! It was our pleasure to have you diving with us, congratulations on your two new specialty diver courses. We hope to see you again real soon and now that Mark has his Open Water you have a dive buddy! All the best from Paul and the whole team at Playa Paraiso. Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

I just returned from Playa Del Carmen, and the dive shop run by Dressel Divers at the Ibirostar Paraiso Del Mar is awesome! The staff, dive masters, the equipment guy the boat captain and everyone else there truly went above and beyond to make our diving experience the very best it can be. If it sounds like I'm going a... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Frank, Many thanks for your kind words, as always it was great to see you and Bill back diving with us again. The whole team send you their best wishes and we hope to see you soon. P.S maybe before the next trip buy a clip for that Go Pro. He he Kind regards, Paul flower More 

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