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Address: 4th Street | entre 5ta. Av y Z. Fed. Maritima, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 803 2671
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Scuba Libre has been operating in Playa del Carmen since 1998.Currently...

Scuba Libre has been operating in Playa del Carmen since 1998.Currently Scuba Libre operates two dive centers, one located in the heart of Playa del Carmen only 30m/100ft from the sea and the other inside of the Sandos Caracol Eco Resort and Spa, 6km/4mi north of Playa del Carmen. Scuba Libre is a PADI 5* Gold Palm Resort and active member of APSA (Riviera Maya Association of Dive & Water Sports Operators.)Scuba Libre's Dive Masters and Instructors are very familiar with the diverse dive sites along Playa del Carmen and are very experienced in training and guiding divers. Scuba Libre teaches all levels of PADI courses in German, English, Italian, Spanish, French and Dutch. A maximum of 6 divers per Dive Master or 4 students per Instructor are taken into the ocean, this way Scuba Libre can give full attention to all clients and ensure them the safest and most exciting dive experience possible.Scuba Libre's boats have been specially customized for diving activities, providing all the space and comfort that a diver may expect, plus all of the necessary safety equipment that an open sea operation requires.The boats and dive centers are fitted with state of the art radio communications with direct access to the Local SSS Recompression Chamber of Playa del Carmen and DAN Americas.

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Shark Diving was great crew not so much

Our experience with Scuba Libre only involves the boat and crew assigned to Sandos Caracol Eco Resort. I have dove with other Scuba Libre shops and never had a bad experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Randy H
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Detroit, Michigan

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Detroit, Michigan
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our experience with Scuba Libre only involves the boat and crew assigned to Sandos Caracol Eco Resort. I have dove with other Scuba Libre shops and never had a bad experience. The crew was safety oriented and did a briefing before leaving and reinforced the principals on the way out. The bull shark dive and feeding was great and went... More 

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Thank Randy H
Borgo Ticino, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been diving with Scuba Libre a week in January; I found a professional service. The instructor were skilled, friendly and the location of the shop is perfect few steps from the boat departure point. The brand new equipment and small diving groups makes the safety makes me feel very comfortable and safe.

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Thank Diego073
Kelowna, Canada
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even thought we didn't get to dive with Scuba Libre, as much as we planed(weather wasn't permitting), we had 6 wonderful dives with them, great service! Dive guides are very helpful and fun!

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Thank olgadevuyst
London, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We participated in the Discover Scuba Diving. The theory and in-pool instruction was definitely a necessary component, as it really prepares you for the ocean. We had an amazing instructor, Vicky who prepared us for the dive--unfortunately though she was unable to come out on the dive, as she had to cover the front desk. She was very pleasant, knowledgeable... More 

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Thank Brooke M
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43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was traveling alone for a change and wanted to try scuba diving. These people offered a 2 day course that permits you to take future dives with certain limits. They advertised the course for $250, but after you agree they inform you it's actually $290 because the book is $40. That was the first red flag. I read the... More 

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Thank Itravelots66
scubalibre2014, Manager at Scuba Libre, responded to this review

Hi i'm Riccardo gm of Scuba libre, i'm really sorry to hear you did not enjoy the course you taked, about the price the scuba diver course you paid the right price and the price on our flyer is 299 usd , i can tell you we work to make student good divers and i'm really sorry you did not... More 

Blackfoot
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95 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My nephew and I went for a snorkel trip just off of Puerto Morelos . It was a 15 min boat ride from our resort and good for a secondary place to snorkel . ( Cozumel Reefs are awesome ) Good gear , decent boat and all around great staff . This is not the first time we have used... More 

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1 Thank Ron S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lilia was an awesome dive instructor! I highly recommend her! The shop was close to the water and Silvia runs a tight ship. Very informative and well coordinated. Thanks again for the great time with my certification.

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Thank Terry R
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28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved diving with Scuba Libre. Every one there made us feel like family. Very professional operation as well. And the dives were amazing, near Playa Del Carmen, Cozumel and the cenotes. At first we only booked 3 days of diving with them, but it was such a great experience, we ended up diving 9 of our 14 day trip... More 

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Thank mrjblackman
scubalibre2014, Manager at Scuba Libre, responded to this review

Hi J. thanks for such nice review , we enjoy to take care of you and your partner keep diving and hope to see u back Ric More 

Seattle, Washington
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114 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

I did 3 days of diving with this company: 1 in the ocean, 1 cenote and 1 for bull shark diving. All went very well, no problems to report at all. They were friendly and knowledgeable, small groups of people. Prices were reasonable too.

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1 Thank SickofRain
scubalibre2014, Manager at Scuba Libre, responded to this review

Thanks for your review , we enjoy take care of our divers and good comments give us more satisfation. Hope to get you back soon More 

Nelson, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Been diving with these guys for 6 years and feel very safe. The dive sites are fantastic and they are open to doing the type of diving that you want. All very experienced instructors and dive masters. Friendly staff. Boats are in great shape and not rickity like some you see in Mexico. We dive from Sandos Caracol Eco Resort... More 

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1 Thank 699pearld
scubalibre2014, Manager at Scuba Libre, responded to this review

Hi P. always great to get you diving and visiting us you and the english boys are part of Scuba libre family , hope to see you back soon with F. More 

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