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Playa Scuba Dive Center

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15th Avenue With 4 Street North | infront Billy the Kid Tacos, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Excellent experience diving with the playascuba crew

I visited Cancun in May and was told about this small dive shop in playa del carmen by a friend. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
yafitg360
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Excellent!

We got our open water certification from them. Klaus was very friendly and flexible in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BalajiSolai
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Tempe, Arizona
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"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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15th Avenue With 4 Street North | infront Billy the Kid Tacos, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Cancun in May and was told about this small dive shop in playa del carmen by a friend. I was not disappointed. I ended up diving for 6 days with them which included reef and cenote dives. I liked that the shop was...More

1  Thank yafitg360
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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yafit you rock it was a real pleasure to dive with you and we hope you come back for the bull sharks season and for the whale shark It out it is always a pleasure to dive with someone that knows how to dive and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got our open water certification from them. Klaus was very friendly and flexible in accommodating us into their schedule to get our 3 day certification course done. Then we met Aaron and Carolyn, who are by far the best instructors one can get for...More

1  Thank BalajiSolai
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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a pleasure teaching you you guys are a lot of fun and many tortas are waiting for you next-door also.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t recommend these guys highly enough. Having done my confined water dives in London, UK (so I wouldn’t waste valuable days on holiday doing theory), I needed a reliable company to complete my OWD. These guys were thorough, informative,m and supportive, and kept the...More

2  Thank ElleCoco
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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Her name was Carolyn she is a great and patient teacher.Well congratulations now you are part of our family and now all we can do is Dive Dive Dive get a lot of experience we hope that your journeys bring you back to us for...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Just amazing to go under water with PLAYA Scuba DIVE Center. Many thanks for this great time. I will be back!😀

Thank Klaus - Peter G
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PlayaScuba, General Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

We had a great time with you and you did a great job as a dive apprentice now it’s time to get certified so we can do many more incredible dives together cheers. .. Klaus

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Just got back from our holiday in Mexico, me and my husband completed our PADI open water certificate with Playa Scuba and it true ly was an amazing experience. Carolyn was so friendly she is really an amazing instructor. Everyone was really friendly in the...More

Thank Lydia C
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PlayaScuba, General Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Well we had a great time with you and it was a real pleasure to meet you you’re not the only good drivers for you but you’re great people to know are you a part of our family and I hope you come in participate...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

Very kind people, I completed my PADI open water diver certificate with them and enjoyed it a lot. I had an excellent experience, we went to Cozumel, to Cenotes, and dived in Playa. I highly recommend Playa Scuba Dive Center!

Thank Martin C
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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

We are really thrilled by your enthusiasm and know that you’re becoming our great diver diver your adventures will only get better safe travels and hope you will come back to dive with us again

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

I am super happy for choosing this Center for my open diver! I was lucky enough to have both Caroline and Aaron as instructors! Super loved it as they made me feel really safe and the dives were really fun! Thanks for everything! If I...More

Thank MicaThePassenger
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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Well we are here when you come back next time Carolyn And Aaron probably gave you the best dive training you can get so I know it’s time to put it to reality and explore all day amazing dives we can offer you thank you...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2018

My wife and I had a great experience with the folks at Playa Scuba. We needed a shop to take us on our 4 certification dives and the people here communicated with us for weeks leading up to our trip and were hugely flexible with...More

Thank 641bonanza
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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 21, 2018

Well now you’re part of the family so you can take advantage of all that good studying you did and now that you are open water diver’s we have lots of tours for you both in the ocean and the Cenotes

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Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Having never dived in Playa Del Carmen, we arrived at the dive shop a little apprehensive. The owner, Klaus, and Carolyn, an instructor, quickly put us at ease. Paperwork completed, we geared up and walked to the beach to board a small fast-boat that would...More

Thank Nick R
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PlayaScuba, Public Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

I had a great time diving with you and enjoy it to share our great underwater wonders with good divers that appreciate such unique dives as Cenotes. Our mission has been to cater to individual needs and keep the groups small. Hope to see you...More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

I found Playa Scuba through the reviews here, and chose it for the friendly description of the staff and dive masters. Definitely made the right choice! I showed up with a friend who was interested in tagging along as a snorkeler, and even though it...More

Thank Jackie B
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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2018

Our goal is to make your vacation unforgettable in a positive way and to show you new horizons and different facets of scuba dive and making it always safe and enjoyable in behalf of Playa Scuba we invite you to come back soon and explore...More

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Wally P
August 22, 2017|
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Response from PlayaScuba | Property representative |
YES we do offer NITROX on certain dives for details you need to ask by email
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Hoang L
July 28, 2017|
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Response from PlayaScubaDiveCenter | Property representative |
Yes you can dive know but we suggest you to do a small refresher at the beginning of your dives
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sally r
May 18, 2017|
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Dear Sally if you have a concern about having ear problems you should visit a doctor before you come he will tell you if you can dive for not
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