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Scuba Libre Dive Shop

4th Street | entre 5ta. Av y Z. Fed. Maritima, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
00 52 984 803-26-71
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Ranked #234 of 261 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Type: Specialty Shops
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

When i go to Mexico it is usually to dive and the guys at Scubra Libre are the best. I am a night diver and Samuel's night dives are awesome. Laid back and enjoyable for experienced and novice diver alike. i would recommend that anyone going to Playa dive with them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

I just got back from a week diving in playa and loved every minute of it. Met a new dive master to me named Gaetan. He was very professional doing the drive briefs in both french and English. Learned my diving style quickly and let me have a lot of fun. Thanks for the awesome dives!!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The family trip to Playa del Carmen was planned around beach activities and to experience some local diving as well as a day trip to dive a Cenote. My 17 yr old son and I are both AOW experienced divers and were accompanied on the trip by one of his friends who was planning to earn his open water certification... More

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I walked up to the dive shop at about 8:00 in the evening and was able to book a cenote dive to Dos Ojos for the next day. I showed up the next morning, was fitted with good gear and jumped in a truck. Wetsuits and strong underwater lights were provided. Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly and very concerned... More

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Baltimore, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Scuba Libre is an amazing group of divers and guides; they gave us outstanding customer service through the booking process and our dive master was incredibly knowledgable during the dive. We booked a cenote tour that was simply out of this world! This was booked for an anniversary vacation by 2 US recreational divers. The gear we rented was in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

We completed our PADI open water course recently with Scuba Libre in Playa del Carmen. We found all of the staff to be friendly and professional and the course content to be excellent. Our instructor Gaëtan was very patient and helpful especially when having problems to complete some of the skills. We have already booked further dives to enjoy for... More

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Puebla, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

it was an amazing experience and the peopple they were very kind and helpfull they show us an awzom way of enjoin it

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I haven't dived for 18 years but after a refresher dive with the instructor Adam in the pool in the morning I was ready for the 2 boat dives in the afternoon.It was a great day and Adam was oatient and cheerful despite a rough sea.

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Aerzen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

We had a fantastic time. My husband is a diver but I had a really bad experience a few years ago. Thanks to Adam, a great, patient and funny instructor, I have managed to overcome my fear. Now I cannot wait to go diving again and when we are next in Mexico it will be with Scuba Libre. Thanks also... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I arrived in Playa Del Carmen and saw the Scuba Libre dive shop on 4th Street which is only small but as they say size doesn't matter. I only intended to make a casual enquiry but the staff in the dive shop were so friendly and professional that I booked my day of Cenote (cavern) diving there and then. As... More

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