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Dressel Divers Dive Center

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Iberostar Costa Dorada Hotel | Carretera Luperon km 4, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
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Open Water Diver course

Perfect staff, very helpfull, we have finished open water diver course here and they were staying... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cocosinella
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Friendly and knowledgeable guides

I went diving and completed my advanced open water course with Jose Blanco and he was an excellent... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
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Dressel Divers Puerto Plata is located in the Hotel Iberostar, one of the most prestigious hotel chains in the Caribbean. We are a Padi 5 stars Gold Palm Resort & a Padi Career Development Center, some of the highest standards in the dive industry. Our international team will take you, in small groups, to discover our best dive sites, always chosen depending sea conditions, visibility and experience. Our main dive areas are;local diving 5-10m by boat from our base at Iberostar Hotel,airport wall around 30m ride or Sosua Bay 35m ride. With 23 dive sites and good sea & weather conditions we’ll plan your perfect dive holiday. To get there we have our 150cc tween engine catamaran called Manati. We offer free taxi pick up for customers from other hotels.
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Iberostar Costa Dorada Hotel | Carretera Luperon km 4, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect staff, very helpfull, we have finished open water diver course here and they were staying late so that we can finish on time. We got a great discount as well. Everybody is so nice, starting with our instructor Jose Blanco, then Andrea, Sasha... We...More

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Francesc R, Manager at Dressel Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Guys, Thanks very much for your company and the comments. It was nice to have an enthusiastic couple of open water students like you around. Happy that you enjoyed your certification & staff. Send me an email next time, when you come. francescredondo dresseldivers.com...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

I went diving and completed my advanced open water course with Jose Blanco and he was an excellent teacher. We enjoyed a party on the boat after our dives with music and drinks and lots of laughs.

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Francesc R, Manager at Dressel Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Andrea, Thanks for your review. Happy that you enjoyed your advanced certification & the dancing on the boat. Keep diving & see you soon. Regards Francesc

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Reviewed May 9, 2018

the people are what make this diving center the best i've dealt with. I did my open water training here and Jose was just awesome. patient and careful with what needed to be done. at the reception was andrea, who was a sweetheart, took her...More

Thank fahym
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Francesc R, Manager at Dressel Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thanks guys. That is our job.

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

Fantastic dive centre and staff. Big thanks to them. Our daughter passed her Padi. Andrea is fun and helpful. Diving and snorkelling was great. So much fun on the boat. All of the instructors are brilliant.

Thank Sarah B
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Francesc R, Manager at Dressel Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Hi Guys, Thanks for the review & pics. Happy that everything went well and our objective was archived. Thanks & see you son Francesc

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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Good place to dive. Special thank to Divemaster Marion. She was very attentive to us and extremely professional. We did st-George wreck and it was spectacular. Equipment and the boat were in good shape and safe. We recommend this dive center.More

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Francesc R, Manager at Dressel Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

Hello Klaudia, Thanks for the review. Unfortunately, you posted it in the wrong dive center. I guess that you were or in our dive center in Punta Cana or Bayahibe, not in Puerto Plata. St George Wreck is a top dive with excellent conditions most...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

we spent two days diving with Dressel Divers. They have an excellent staff, with special thanks to Andrea and David and Francesc. Andrea picked us up at our hotel and made sure that everything went according to plan. David was our excellent dive instructor and...More

1  Thank Kendra V
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Francesc R, Manager at Dressel Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Hola Kendra, Thanks for the review. Happy everything went well. I hope everything is perfect back home. Thanks & see you next time. Francesc

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Dove for 4 days with Dressel at Iberostar. We stayed at another resort but they provided easy transportation to the dive shop, and back. Andrea the assistant manager was fantastic at coordinating, and the dive staff were all great. Special shout out to David (Black...More

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Francesc R, Manager at Dressel Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2018

Hi Guys, Thanks for the review. Glad that you like the staff & boat. I used to go diving with one of those little boats, imagine going from our base at Iberostar hotel all the way to Sosua & back !!!! Thats why we got...More

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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Prior to our stay at the Iberostar Costa Dorada (where Dressel Divers - Puerto Plata is based), I booked 2 snorkeling excursions & received their offered 20% discount for pre-booking. Information on diving & snorkeling excursions, together with pricing is through "Contact Us" messaging on...More

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Francesc R, Manager at Dressel Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Hi Guys, Thank you very much for the detailed review. Glad to hear that you are happy with the staff & the trip. Take care & see you in another trip. Francesc

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Booked three days of diving through the website for trip this January. The website sign up was easy and the subsequent communications from the office in Spain were really good Isabel answered all of my questions promptly and completely. The good folks at the Dressel...More

Thank Marc M
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Francesc R, Manager at Dressel Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2018

Hi Marc, Thanks for the review. Glad that you find our team in our central office in Spain and here in the DR, very good, friendly & caring. That’s the objective!!! Holidays are a sacred part of the year, so it is extremely important to...More

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

I booked 3 day dives for me and my daughter online. The online process was pretty easy, we took full advantage of the 20% off with this we were able to book more dives! The only part of booking online that was not so great...More

1  Thank Dean M
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Francesc R, Manager at Dressel Divers Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2018

Hi family, Thanks for the review & the journey description. Nice. No much more to say. Glad that you guys had a top time. Take care & keep enjoying. Francesc

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Sylvia L
March 5, 2017|
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Response from DRESSELDIVERS | Property representative |
Hi, The minimum age to undertake a diving course would be 10 years old, but from 8 they could enjoy this wonderful sport by undertaking the Bubblemaker, so your child would be okay to try out this fascinating sport. If you... More
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Rachelle S
October 20, 2016|
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Response from DRESSELDIVERS | Property representative |
Hello, If you wish to contact us you will find a link to our website and our email adress on the top right part of this page, right below the location map or for more information on the price of snorkel excursions or diving... More
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Rachelle S
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Response from Francesc R | Property representative |
Hi Rachelle, Thanks for contacting us. Due to the distance & your arrival time it is not possible to accommodate cruise visitors, except if you spend a couple of nights in Puerto Plata. We would love to but it is very... More
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