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Address: Avenida Tulum Entre Satelite Y Geminis, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: ++5298487129
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We are specialized in cavern&cave diving, a training facility for all...

We are specialized in cavern&cave diving, a training facility for all levels of ow-training by PADI( ocean & cenote ) and technical courses by NACD& IANTD. Robert Schmittner , known explorer of the underwater river systems around Tulum,and his team offer personalized safe guiding&training in cavern/caves. XIBALBA fillstation for air/nitrox, tank rental, doubles, singles, rebreather tanks.since June 2010 Xibalba grew bigger, now dive center & Hotel!Xibalba is located at the entrance of Tulum, on the back of the mainroad (307), 4km from the beautiful beaches and 6km from the mayan ruins.

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Excellent Diving! Highly Recommended!

We spent 2 days (half-day diving in the mornings) diving 4 cenotes with Xibalba: Angelita, Calavera (Temple of Doom), The Pit and Dos Ojos (Bat Cave). Each cenote was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2015
Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

We spent 2 days (half-day diving in the mornings) diving 4 cenotes with Xibalba: Angelita, Calavera (Temple of Doom), The Pit and Dos Ojos (Bat Cave). Each cenote was very different from the other, making for a varied experience. Pre-trip communication was a breeze, and we found our guide, Hairo, to be excellent: he was professional, reassuring, friendly, patient and... More 

Thank yummyanj
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

I was referred to Xibalba by a dive school in the UK so was unsure what to expect, but it surpassed all my expectations. I had a one-to-one experience with Hairo to complete my PADI open water referral dives and was previously a nervous diver, but he put me at ease immediately. He's a very talented teacher who is kind,... More 

Thank CardinalTwo
Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My son and I dove Dos Ojos with Hairo and had a great time. Dove with Xibalba last year too and would not go anywhere else. The cenotes are an amazing experience and as once-a-year divers we felt totally safe.

Thank Salynn
Livingston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Last visit June July 2015 17 days. 8 days diving at this centre. Found Xibalba from a video Robbie did some years ago on cave diving and have been lucky enough to dive with them over the last 1 ½ years travelling to Mexico for around 16 days each visit, every 6 months, From the chap who does the maintenance... More 

Thank henry h
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Lonely Planet sent me to them because they are known for their safety. Great dive trip to Dos Ojos cenote and I certainly agree.

Thank MagashHakesef
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

What an experience! Richie was a tremendous guide and the cenotes were stunning. I did 4 dives over 2 days in 2 different cenotes. Richie was well prepared, knowledgeable, and took the time to make sure I got the best experience I could with the time that I had. While I am an experienced cave diver, this was my first... More 

Thank Michael C
Munich, Germany
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My girlfriend and me (25,31) visited tulum in september 2014 and we got the recommendation to dive with the xibalba dive team. We did this and it was the best diving experience we made and though we are not very experienced we already saw some different dive centers all over the world. Xibalba is outstanding. They are professional diver to... More 

Thank M M
Enschede, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Although we only needed tanks and fills, the guys at Xibalba will make sure you make the most of your trip. Good advice and excellent service. Will come back for sure.

Thank Erik H
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

We dived Dos Ojos Cenote with Xibalba and it was an excellent experience. The guide Paul was one of the best we have had and guided us through the differences in cavern diving very clearly - turns out he is a cave explorer and instructor. He made the whole experience very relaxed and easy, driving us there himself and buying... More 

Thank Frankie033
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We visited Xibalba in Dec 2013 to do some cave diving and to make use of this excellent hotel. We found both Richie & Hiro to be super friendly, professional and helpful. These guys made us feel part of the family. Daily breakfast was great and staff warm and welcoming. The facilities at Xibalba made our stay there most enjoyable... More 

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