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Address: 15th Avenue With 4 Street North | infront Billy the Kid Tacos, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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"Playa Scuba Dive Center" in downtown Playa del Carmen is a...

"Playa Scuba Dive Center" in downtown Playa del Carmen is a "Boutique Dive Center" run by the owner Klaus, offers small, personal dive trips exploring the exciting reefs in Playa del Carmen, or amazing coral structures in Cozumel and mystic dives in the crystal clear waters of sacred Mayan Cenotes. Shark diving with Bull sharks and Whale shark encounters are the specialty of Playa Scuba. Small groups of four scuba divers in Cenotes or up to five divers in Playa del Carmen or Cozumel reefs. PADI courses from Discover Scuba to Dive Master. Eco land tours to Chichen Itza, Tulum, Coba, Xcaret, Xel-Ha and Belize

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Bullshark experience exciting but safe. Cozumel wonderful.

Wow! We were fortunate enough to go with Klaus and Caroline to see the bull sharks at the start of Hanukkah. Klaus planted a 5 foot high Menorah at about 45 ft. It had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Austin, Texas

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow! We were fortunate enough to go with Klaus and Caroline to see the bull sharks at the start of Hanukkah. Klaus planted a 5 foot high Menorah at about 45 ft. It had underwater flashlights tied to each of the candle holders with 3 inch plastic bag material cut in zigzag fashion at the top of the candle holder... More 

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Great Falls
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I wanted to get our scuba Open Water certification while we were on vacation in Playa del Carmen. I did a quick search and this shop was high on the list for positive reviews. We booked for the entire program, pool dives, and 4 open water dives. We were met on the first day and they explained... More 

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PlayaScuba, Public Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

We really enjoyed your company and camaraderie during your course and hope that you will dive for many years even though you didn't get there in the perfect weather you managed to complete your course and some great dives :-.) We hope that we made difference in your life and that you come and explore some more dive sites with... More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my girlfriend had a tremendou diving experience in Cozumel. Must say this is a must for divers, so much marine life and beautiful reefs. You can not compare to diving in playa del carmen. Peter ( our Danish diving master) made the experience even better.

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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

I'm glad you had a great time in Cozumel every one of our dive sites has special features which cannot be compared in Playa we have the bull shark you don't have an Cozumel and we have a nice wreck the Mama Viña and we have the turtle Reef Tortugas and Per is a nice guy :-) More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had our instructors switched 3 times during certification but still definitely recommend this scuba center and will come back again ... The only reason I'm giving Playa Scuba a 4 star review is because during our certification period (3 days) my brother and I were switched instructor 3 times. Meaning each day we went for a dive (including the confined... More 

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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

I don't think it's a negative thing to switch Instructor's because each instructor has a different approach and you have a better chance to learn if you have different ways of teaching and different approaches as you said before they were all in communication and everybody knew exactly what you needed to do so I don't think it's such a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Playa Scuba was able to accommodate me for SSI referral dives despite a very short notice. The instructor, Carolyn, was fantastic. The dives sites are fun to float around. I will definitely do more dives with Playa Scuba when I'm in Playa Del Carmen again!

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Thank Cai T
PlayaScuba, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

Well I'm glad you liked it now you're part of our family and I'm sure you will enjoy many more interesting dive site with us we can explore Cenotes Cozumel sharks sunken ships and many other interesting sites we enjoyed you and it was a pleasure to dive with you More 

King's Lynn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my husband did our open water referral with Playa Scuba and were so pleased we did. Carolyn was an amazing instructor and really put us at ease and made the whole experience so pleasurable. The reefs are amazing and there is lots to see. All the staff are really friendly. And big thanks to the boat crew as... More 

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PlayaScuba, Public Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

We had a great time diving with you thank you for the great review it's always fun to dive with people like you big hug and we wish you a happy new year and hope that the our bubbles cross again for some more incredible times More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have done the OWD at the dive store. Everything was good! It took us 3 days, at the first day theory and pool dives, at the second and third day open water dives and some theory. The instructors were all nice, patient and answered all our questions. Muchas gracias :-) next time again Playa Scuba

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PlayaScuba, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this review

Well now you're legally part of the family so now the fun is just beginning your New Year's resolution is to dive a lot explore the Cenotes go diving with bull shark wreck diving have a blast but always safely and carefully a big hug from Playa Scuba crew and a happy new year More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had a few dives booked with Klaus and his group and unfortunately my daughter got very ill and we were unable to dive. Klaus was very responsive and communicated well as we unfortunately had to cancel our dives. When we return we will definitely be rebooking this trip.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best Dive ever! I want to say here how kind was the staff Arturo and Jeff with me! I was really scare because of the Sharks, but the dive was amazing and calm! Congratulations to Playa Scuba Dive Center!

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Berkeley, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

We have had a great time diving with Playa Scuba.The owner Klaus and the staff are all friendly and seem very competent. Some time ago, my wife and I had done our Discover Scuba dives with Playa Scuba. We had a great experience diving with Nikki on the reefs of Playa Del Carmen on that occasion. This year we went... More 

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