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XTC Dive Center

Postal 21, Xcalak 77000, Mexico
983-839-8865
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Xcalak
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Educational Sites, Tours, Specialty Shops, Adventure
Owner description: XTC Dive Center is located within the Xcalak Reef National Marine Park, a strictly protected region...
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Type: Educational Sites, Tours, Specialty Shops, Adventure
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: XTC Dive Center is located within the Xcalak Reef National Marine Park, a strictly protected region of the Meso-american Barrier Reef system. The area boasts some of the most breathtaking dive sites on the Yucatan peninsula and offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy the pristine marine environment without the crowds present in the more developed areas of the coast.XTC Dive Center is internationally known for our world-class customer service, top notch equipment and expert guides. We provide a seamless customer experience through careful planning, logistics and proprietary local knowledge. All of our standard trips and courses provide great value!
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

I went to Xcalak in December to do my advanced open water, and I'm truly glad I chose XTC. The staff were excellent and the diving was fantastic, especially the night dive. My instructor, Mathias, was great, he definitely knows his stuff. I feel I'm a much better and confident diver after taking the course there. I will definitely be... More 

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Fort Myers, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Spent a few days right on the property. Diving was nice and service excellent. Missed getting to Chinchorro, but would definately return to try again. Mathias and the rest of the staff were very professional.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

These folks were a great help in sorting out options to get there. Top quality, friendly & safe staff, equipment, & guides. No currents, warm water, interesting sites, but not many fish and not much litter. The only reason to come here is to dive. Nothing in the village to commend.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I did my advanced open water with XTC in October. This is the best setup for getting certification. Most dive sites are literally 5 mins away with Chinchorro right on the doorstep. International super friendly staff are professional and experienced. Xcalak is super chilled out off the beaten track. My family got in some great snorkling and sightseeing.

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Coquitlam, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I have planned to dive with XTC months in advance. We were exploring the areas in Costa Maya including the Rio Bec area ruins. Xcalak was where we planned to chill out after a week long itinerary of Mayan ruins. I was glad to find out upon my arrival that a trip to Banco Chinchorro was planned for the next... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Wanted to explore scuba diving further down the Riviera Maya, and this place is at the end of the road, about five hour drive from Cancun airport. The village of Xcalak is really small, just a few little restaurants and B&Bs, no big resorts, not a beach-goer destination. The reason to come here is for diving, and XTC is one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I and a dive buddy were there for 4 days of tec diving, Sept 2014, excellent modern dive facilities, good restaurant, cordial and experienced staff. XTC has 4 boats. the 2 of us had a boat, captain, support diver, and tec instructor as our guide to ourselves for all the dives. beautiful dives. Quiet fishing village environment. I expect to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We finished our certification at XTC. Great staff. Educated, professional and fun!. Going back as soon as we can.

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Hastoe, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The team at xtc are great. Big shout out to ollie who was an excellent guide The centre deserves five stars for service but has only enough dives for a couple of days The trip to chinchorro banks was awesome La posa with the tarpon was also world class, 40 or more tarpon in a reef hole And healthy vibrant... More 

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Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Hi!! Me and my husband have just done the Open Water certificate at XTC Dive Center in Xcalac and we had a great experience!!! Place is fantastic, we saw so many animals but the best is the treatment we received specially from Pako our instructor!!!!! Highest quality of proffesionalism, very patient and transmitting a lot of confidence!!! I will surely... More 

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