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Dressel Divers

Iberostar Paraiso, Playa del Carmen 77600, Mexico
+1 321 392-23-38
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Ranked #89 of 266 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
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... more » 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 « less
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Bathgate, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Dressel are the in-house dive company for Iberostar hotels. They try to keep the service and kit at a level commensurate with a high end hotel chain, which is nice after having some dodgy experiences with tiny local dive companies in some places. Another good point is that if you pre-book your dives or lessons you get a healthy discount,... More

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Good morning Kenny, Once again it was a pleasure to have you diving with us here in Paraiso, thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again real soon, maybe for your Instructor course? The whole team at Paraiso is awaiting your return See you soon Paul Dressel Divers Team, Iberostar Paraiso More

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Dressel Divers is located right on the resort and is a fantastic outfit. They're a 5 Star PADI resort, which means they know their stuff and are well respected. I ended up finishing my Open Water Diver certification here, and was happy with the instruction as well as the actual dive sites. If you're interesting in getting certified, I'd recommend... More

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Firstly many thanks for your kind words! We are happy that you enjoyed your dives and congratulations on your certification. We hope to see you back in Mexico real soon. Paul Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Diving with the team at the Paraiso this year was again a fantastic experience. It is the second year on the bounce that i have booked a "Whale Package" with Dressell and once again they delivered. I had a number of dive masters for the dives undertaken, Nick, Theo, Lucasz, Jenny, and Noe, all were amazing. Toby & Pablo were... More

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hey Ben It was once again our pleasure to have you diving with us in Paraiso, and a bonus that we got Donna in the water ( next time we will have to get her certified). Many thanks for your review and we hope to see you guys again real soon. Dont forget bullshark season from November til March! See... More

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Diving with Dressel Diver at the Iberostar Tucan Mexico. This was the first time that I used Dressel Divers and if we go back to Mexico or any of the other countries that this company operates in, I will certainly use them again. From been greeted by the well informed and always smiling Gabriella, who no matter what time of... More

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hello Shaun! Thank you so much for that amazing review and for the nice worlds for Gabriela, that made her day! You were amazing company, a good buddy for Richard and we are glad you enjoyed the two nights dives we did during your holidays. We are always trying to provide the best service, smiling yes, and organizing everything to... More

Mohegan Lake, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

5 of us went on what turned out to be a private dive with Noah on September 26th. We are all very experience divers and had the greatest time. The diving was great and we thoroughly enjoyed Noah. He was very experienced and professional. I would highly recommend diving with him.

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Helen Many thanks for your review, we are happy that you had a great time and Noah wishes you all the best and great dives in the future Paul Dressel Divers Team Iberostar Paraiso More

Long Island, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

One of my best diving experiences. Great staff, friendly, knowledgeable, safety conscious, and a nice diverse mix of people... Mexican, French, German, South African, Estonian, and others, all providing a great experience   I also did my Advanced Open Water certification that was well overdue (more than 200 dives logged) and they made it a simple and pleasurable experience  ... More

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Paul Thank you for your kind words the whole team here in Playa Paraiso send you a big thank you and we hope to see you again real soon. Paul Dressel Divers Team Iberostar Paraiso More

Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Stayed 1 week at Iberostar Paraiso Del Mar. I'm not a fan of AI resorts but Dressel Divers made up for all of my misgivings about the resort concept! The very best thing about this resort is their Dive Shop Dressel Divers. Dressel Divers Paraiso is one of the best Dive operations I've had the pleasure of diving with. They... More

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Marilou Thank you for your kind words it was a pleasure for us to have you guys here diving with us, Vincent and Noe send their best wishes and we hope to see you here in Paradise again real soon. Paul Flower Dressel Divers Team Iberostar Paraiso More

Malvern, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Recently we took a trip to the area and although we originally planned to do 4-6 dives during the trip, we ended up taking 7 dives. The staff and divers were experienced and knowledgeable. They are attentive to the previous dive experiences of the drivers and adjust buddy teams and staffing accordingly. We had the chance to go on one... More

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Greetings from the Paraiso team and thank you for your nice review! We are very happy you enjoyed the local dives and our full services excursion to the more distant Cenotes and Cozumel Island but fail to understand your price estimate. According to your bill each individual dive cost ONLY 35 USD plus 18 USD for full scuba equipment rental.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Dressel Divers is an excellent choice to make for dive excursions. The whole staff is extremely courteous and friendly. This is my second experience with Dressel Divers and one of the reasons we came back to the Iberostar Paraiso. The dive masters are very passionate about their work. I would highly recommend Dressel Divers and in fact we are planning... More

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Brad Many thanks for your visit and we are thrilled that you had a great trip and took the time to write such nice words, we look forward to seeing you again real soon. Regards, Paul and the the Dressel Divers Paraiso team. More

Fogelsville, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My husband, 9 & 7 year old sons and I went on the snorkel tour to Akumal and the Cenotes with Dressel Divers while staying at the Iberostar Paraiso resort in the Riviera Maya. It was very convenient to have Dressel Divers located right at our resort. We left the resort around 9am, picked up guests and equipment at another... More

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Christine Many thanks for your great review of our Mayan Tour! Theo takes great pride in providing a fun, enjoyable and safe tour. We hope to see you again real soon. Paul Dressel Divers Iberostar Paraiso More

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