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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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Excellent Dive Shop and Staff

My wife and I have dove twice now with Dressel at the Iberostar resort complex, and they were outstanding both times... All of the staff are excellent and we felt safe and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Fremont, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My wife and I have dove twice now with Dressel at the Iberostar resort complex, and they were outstanding both times... All of the staff are excellent and we felt safe and informed on all of our dives... We will be back at Iberostar in October and plan to dive with them once again... I highly recommend their team...

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words, we are looking forward to your return visit Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

Overland Park, Kansas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We just returned from our family vacation at the Playa Paraiso and added diving this year to our week long stay. The team at Dressel Divers was fantastic. Our primary instructors were Aaron and Keone but had great support from Paul and his team behind the counter and on the boat. The equipment is in good shape and the tank... More 

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Ancaster, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Recently went diving with this dive group. Had an awesome time. So much to see. The dive shop was well run and professional. My divemasters Tom, Patricia and Luis (Cozumel) were awesome. I highly recommend diving with this group.

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for your kind words. We always try to make our divers feel right at home as soon as they step foot in the dive center. We are super glad you had a great time, and are looking forward to diving with you again in the near future. With regards, Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

Chiisagata-gun, Japan
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My husband and I have been diving for 15 years and were very pleased with how the staff accommodated our request to be paired with divers with similar advanced diving experience. We were always paired with divers with similar experience and they allowed us to have the same dive master consistently. We loved our dive master, Tom from Botswana. He... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for the kind review. We appreciate every customer that comes through our dive shop door, and always try to make sure their requests are heard and accommodated. We hope to see back soon diving with us in the future. With regards, Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

My family was visiting Playa del Carmen on vacation and my 3 children (20, 19 and 14) all wanted to try diving. We met with Theo and she immediately won the kids trust. I am a certified diver and was at first concerned about taking all 3 kids diving, however Theo did such a great job with them that we... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for your pleasant comments. Everytime we receive students for their first dives, its our pleasure to make sure they learn something new and have a fantastic time doing it. Hope to see your family back soon. With regards, Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

Rego Park, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

My son Andrew is only 8, so we had to take the simplest dive near the beach. That was an awesome experience- we saw some reefs, many fishes, but most importantly Andrew got some understanding on what it is like to live under water. Our instructor Facu was very friendly and patient. In fact he was pulling Andrew along the... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Dimitry! Thank you for such a nice and kind review! We are really happy that your son and you had such a great experience doing the Bubblemaker with Facu! In Dressel Divers we love to take kids underwater...specially if it is their first time...it's amazing to see their faces when they see the reef and the fishes for the... More 

pennsylvania
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My son and husband went tandem parasailing through Dressel Divers at the Barcelo Maya Resort. The boat captain was very friendly and explained everything well. They had a blast!

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi, First of all Thank you for taking some minutes to write the review! It's so good to hear that you had such a good experience trying the Parasail with us. It's an amazing experience to be able to fly above the coastline at the Riviera Maya...we are very happy that you loved the experience and that you realized how... More 

Flowery Branch, Georgia
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

the Dressel Divers were friendly able and willing to help me and my wife experience some great dives while at the Iberostar Grand. Great attitudes and divers from around the world made our dive with Dressel fun and exciting. I look forward to diving with Dressel again in the future

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words, we look forward also to your return visit! Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

Houston, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

What an amazing experience! We were in Vacation at the Iberostar Paraiso Maya last week. My 16 year old and I always try to do something new. She wanted to try scuba diving. We did the free mini class in the pool with no problem. So we decided to do the formal class and 2 dive excursion. We were so... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review we are happy that you enjoyed your first scuba diving experience, now its time to get cerified! Theo sends her best wishes, hope to see you guys back in Paradise real soon Paul Flower Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We decided on the short snorkel course. Our guide was great and led us over the shallow coral reef and the tropical fish flying past us was amazing. Really highly recommend this trip. Was $49 US each and we felt it was value. We spent a hour in the water after being taken on a boat and then on the... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Steve, Many thanks for your review of our local snorkel excursion, it is a great trip that we our very proud of! I am sorry to hear about the problem with your jetski, this however is not a fuel issue. The problem we are currently experiencing is due to the huge amounts of seaweed currently in the ocean. The... More 

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