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Akumal Dive Shop

Address: km. 104 | North Akumal Bay, Akumal, Mexico
Phone Number: (52) 984 875 9032
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Ranked #2 of 21 Activities in Akumal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Adventure
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Owner description: 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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Stoney Creek, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

We head to Mexico 2 or 3 times per annum. I dive every visit as well... Although I'd been to this shop numerous times in the past (bought several items over the years), I'd never gove diving with them as the resorts we stayed in/at (conveniently) had diving on site. This time I intended to dive with them so we... More

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Canon City, Colorado, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We had a fabulous time at Akumal we paid $12 each to snorkel we even saw turtles the man working in the shop was very helpful and informed us on how to see the turtles. We will be back again!

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Puebla, Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Excelent location to go diving! All the staff is great, helpful, attentive and very friendly. I did the "discover scuba diving" course with Luis Condor which was a fantastic experience! He took all my fears away, was ensuring and patient and thus made me enjoy a great first dive. Therefore I continued and did the Scuba Diver course with Marco... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The staff at Akumal Dive is fantastic and friendly and precise. My divemaster was so helpful and fun and knowledgable. I felt safe and delighted. Highly, highly recommend this place.

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I had a great time. Did 4 dives. the team was lots of fun. I will be back. The captin was very the wind was hide and sea was bad. It the dive was good. when down to 24M which help with visabile. the dive master was a great guy. I will dive with him again.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was not our first dive but we decided to finally get Open Water certified. We are so glad we did it with Akumal DS. Our instructor, Saul, was obviously very experienced and a wonderful instructor. We did four dives and he found lots of beautiful fish and coral. The shop actually has an extension at the Oasis Tulum, which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It was awesome!!!! So much more than I expected. Excellent service, the captain an crew were outstanding! I don't normally eat fish but today...omg! Unbelievable! The lunch surpassed any 5 star hotel for flavour. See you next year!

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My son and I booked all of our diving through the Akumal dive shop during our trip to Akumal. I have to say that this experience was perfect! The staff was great! They were very accommodating and professional. Our instructor/guide was Adan, he was such a good guide underwater, stopping and showing us all the cool fish and corals. I... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The service these guys offer is second to none. They cater for all tastes including offering "Bubble Courses" for our 9yo son. Antonio was more than happy to prep our son for next year when he can take his OW Cert, he coached and teased all of the enthusiasm any 9yo would have for such an experience. Over 4 "dives"... More

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7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I cannot say enough good things about our night dive there. Antonio dove with us and China ran the boat. We could not ask for two better people. I highly recommend them and we will dive with them again.

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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this review

Hi Haragas! Ah, diving at night... you´re one of the fortunate few to witness the sea in all its nightly splendor. Such a magical experience, eh? We're truly happy to read how pleased you were with your guides and definitely look forward to your return! Thank you for taking the time to review us, Haragas. Best wishes from your friends... More

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