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Address: km. 104 | North Akumal Bay, Akumal, Mexico
Phone Number: (52) 984 875 9032
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Description: The Original Akumal Dive Shop is a 5 Star PADI IDC center. The first dive...
The Original Akumal Dive Shop is a 5 Star PADI IDC center. The first dive shop on Mexico's Caribbean mainland. With over 30 years experience we offer the best from accommodation, tours, snorkeling and recreational diving to advanced levels of instructor training in Akumal Riviera Maya Mexico.
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This place was awesome! We saved so much money taking a cab here and renting their snorkel gear and just going off the beach and exploring on our own. Coming from Secrets... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Red Oak, Texas
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Red Oak, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This place was awesome! We saved so much money taking a cab here and renting their snorkel gear and just going off the beach and exploring on our own. Coming from Secrets Capri/Dreams Tulum/Dreams Puerto Aventuras (we did this several times) our cab fair was cheap and the snorkel gear was cheap and our total cost for the entire day... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We booked two trips with this company, a fishing trip that lasted 3 hours, great fun, we only caught one fish, but hey you can't guarantee a catch, and we enjoyed it anyway. We also did the sunset trip, sailing on a catamaran, great staff, music and dancing, it rained, but this made the trip, got to snorkel, and swim... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My husband and I and our two kids 11 and 13 went scuba diving for the first time at the Akumal dive shop. Saul was our instructor and he was very patient and competent. We all were amazed at the experience we came back the next day. We have all snorkeled all over the world but our first scuba experience... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Although these guys are known for great scuba adventures, give them a try an an inexpensive fishing trip! My buddies wanted to fish off Cancun but didnt like the time or money involved,,, For $220USD, Four of us went out for a three hour run just a mile off Akumal. The Captn and his mate kept busy loading and clearing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Myself (42), a 40 year old friend new to scuba, another 44 year old friend (certified diver) and my 12 year old daughter took the basic scuba instruction at Akumal Bay Resort. As I expected, I chickened out. But they all completed the initial instruction and went on a 45 foot dive. RAVE REVIEWS. My other newbie friend went for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

They offered everything needed for snorkeling/diving and great prices. They allowed us to keep our stuff with them even tho all of the lockers were taken. The restroom and shower were free. We did get to see many sea turtles, fish and stingrays. I highly recommend their shop for your visit.

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Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I have been diving with Akumal Dive Shop on many occasions over the span on 25 years. They are always professional and friendly. Many of the staff, captains and dive masters have worked here for over 20 years. This says a lot about the management, owner and the community. Their knowledge of the area (cenotes too) is vast. Akumal Dive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I struggled initially choosing where to do my course as there are so many options however I'm glad i made the right choice. Marco was my instructor and luckily for me i had 1 to 1 instruction the whole time. The sights are spectacular, lots to learn and take in but its all done at a manageable pace. I didn't... More 

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Castle Rock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We have fished, snorkeled and went diving with these guys on several occasions. Always fun, always professional and always a great time. They truly have you in mind and go out of their way to see that you are not only safe but comfortable with your activity and having lots of fun. Price is right on target and you get... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was the highlight of our vacation in Mexico. I have been visiting Akumal since 1980 when it was very sparsely populated but had not been back for the last 5 or so years. There are MANY more people and it looks confusing at first but you drive into the beach area going under the arch and bear left to... More 

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Additional Information about Akumal Dive Shop

Address: km. 104 | North Akumal Bay, Akumal, Mexico
Phone Number: (52) 984 875 9032
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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