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Address: Malecon, Mahahual, Mexico
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Description: Gypsea Divers offers scuba diving services in Mahahual.

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Great experience, professional guide!!!

We were very happy to choose gypsea divers! Our guide Abel was very professional and a lovely and funny guy. The dives were very relaxed with him and Abel spend lots of time for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We were very happy to choose gypsea divers! Our guide Abel was very professional and a lovely and funny guy. The dives were very relaxed with him and Abel spend lots of time for us. We would go there every time again!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I'd gotten certified a month ago, but had not been in the water again since. I was a bit nervous - especially going 60 feet - which is much deeper than I'd gone before. Catherine made me feel at ease and 'happy to be diving again' before we even got in the boat. She was right there with me as... More 

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Hudson, New Hampshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had only a few hours in which to explore Costa Maya because our cruise ship was only docked there for a short time, and while we knew we wanted to do some snorkeling, we didn't know where to go for a good experience. As we were walking the beach we happened upon Gypsea Divers. The price to take us... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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austin
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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
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18 reviews 18 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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 

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