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Gypsea Divers

Address: Malecon, Mahahual, Mexico
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Ranked #7 of 27 Activities in Mahahual
Owner description: Gypsea Divers offers scuba diving services in Mahahual.
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Owner description: Gypsea Divers offers scuba diving services in Mahahual.

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Calgary, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for large boats, lots of fellow divers, with rigid scheduling...look elswhere. However, if you are looking for exceptional personal service for all skill levels, and small boats...you have found paradise! My wife and I completed 10 dives with Gypsea over the course of our 1 week stay in Mahahual. We were 3 AOW divers traveling with... More 

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Montreal, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Wonderful dives with Abel and Catherine. the dives where great and my wife realy enjoyed the snorkel trip. We highly recommend this small but friendly diveshop. The rental gear is high quality, almost new at fair price. Juan the Captain was helpful and was following us on the surface while we were diving. A good healthy reef with rays, Barracudas,... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This was our first stop for diving on this Costa Maya vacay and Catherine was recommended so we didn't hesitate. I had some reservations b/c I'd been blowing through safety stops - I felt totally at ease with her - turns out my BC was getting stuck and every time I tried to dump air I inflated..ooops. It turns out... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
18 reviews 18 reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

If you’re looking for Five Star PADI with lots of rules and regulations…well, you better walk by. But if you want a friendly, spontaneous and personal dive experience Gypsea is the place! Catherine is an amazing guide, full of wit and energy, she’d probably kept on socializing under water if that was only possible. The place is small which means... More 

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Boulder, CO
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Gypsea Divers offers pleasant, informal, but highly professional dives off the coast in Mahahual, with Catherine generally serving as divemaster (Abel seems to take the afternoon group) and Juan captaining the boat. The stable cast and crew gives the operation a sense of family and a caring atmosphere.

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Vienna, Austria
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

As our last dive was three years ago, we were a bit nervous when going out. No need for this, Abel took really good care of us. We felt very safe and really enjoyed our dive. Catherine (who runs the dive center with Abel) is also exceptionally nice. One of the best dive centers we have tried so far, not... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We just did 6 dives in two days with Gypsea Divers. I have to say that I couldn't have been happier with their service! On their small launcha, it is only a 5 minute ride out to the reef. From there, you back roll into the water. Exiting the water, you take off your BC there is a ladder to... More 

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catherinemahahual, Owner at Gypsea Divers, responded to this review

thank you so much for all your great reviews and please forgive us not to be more present on the internet but those who have been here know that we spend most of our time in the water or taking care of children!!! it really makes us happy to read your comments and hope to see all of you again... More 

Huntsville, Alabama
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We found Gypsea Divers on Tripadvisor and made plans to snorkel while in port with the Carnival Liberty. After an easy 5 minute ride from the port, Catherine greeted us and got us outfitted before heading out for three hours with Abel. Although conditions weren't great due to some high winds, Abel really made it a great trip for the... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I was impressed when I first showed up, the staff was friendly and eager to please. I was in Costa Maya on a cruise, and had limited time. The staff booked me on a discovery dive trip as it was the only one going out, which I was fine with as long as I got to dive. When we went... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We were certified last year and Abel was great about giving us a quick refresher and then on our way. Both Catherine and Abel are attentive, master divers. I feel like I can contact them anytime and get some dive tips. I recommend them hands down. We did 5 dives in 3 days, very laid back and fun. Thanks Catherine... More 

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