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Address: Calle 10 entre 1ra avenida y 5ta - Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 873 1210
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Come and share our passion... these words perfectly reflect the atmosphere...

Come and share our passion... these words perfectly reflect the atmosphere at Phocea : First of all, for us diving means pleasure (the pleasure to discover its underwater treasures), professionalism (we dive with the highest safety standards) and a great atmosphere (being serious doesn´t mean it can´t be fun). Come to discover Mexico, a country with a rich culture, ancient traditions, magic places and friendly people. The Yucatan peninsula enjoys a tropical climate, that allows you to dive all year long, in warm waters, with excellent visibility. The water temperature ranges from 79°F and 84°f in the sea, depending on the season and 75°f all year long in the cenotes.Martine, Didier and their French-Mexican team, welcome you to offer you the best of Phocea.

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My son and I recently did our PADI with the shop in Playa del Carmen (via ClubMed Cancun). We had the most amazing experience - the instructors were great (especially Arthur, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Siggy66
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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I recently did our PADI with the shop in Playa del Carmen (via ClubMed Cancun). We had the most amazing experience - the instructors were great (especially Arthur, and Sebastian). There were 4 of us in our group - 3 teenagers and me - a 50 year old claustrophobic! Diving is something I had never considered, but... More 

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simply the best. The shop in Cozumel is the latest shop of the Phocea group that recently opened on the Cozumel island. It's located by hotel Villablanca. The staff are simply the nicest people ever. From Melanie and Elodie who manage the booking, to the guides Nico, Joannes and Juan Carlos, all the way to Captain Luis and his helper... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Thanks Juan, Jo, Nico And Melanie for your welcome ... You was a key element for our fantastic holidays... Stay like You are ... Nice people And very professional divers ...

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Dickinson, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

My partner and I found Phocea through Club Med Cancun. We ended up spending two days diving with Phocea. The first day we did cave dives at Cenote Chac Mool / Kukulkan. Prior to the dive, I was not very excited about doing a cave dive due to the lack of aquatic life. Thankfully I took the recommendation of the... More 

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Bishacuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I walked in off the street without a reservation. Danni bent over backwards to make sure I had an opportunity to dive. Every member of the staff is passionate and driven with a desire to provide the best diving experience possible. I can't say enough good things about them. While on the dive (I made 3 more dives on this... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

I did both the Playa Del Carmen and Cozumel dives. Small groups on the boat 5 in Playa and 10 in Cozumel. Shops are right next to the boat docks. Amazing coral and fish and I felt very safe with the dive master (I have about 20 dives) The Cozumel boat in particular was very well set up with a... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

All of these guys are great and every dive is a memorable life experience in itself. I keep frequenting this shop because I've never had a bad day and all the dive guides are highly knowledgeable and genuinely enthusiastic. I can't compare it to another site because I simply don't feel a need to try any place else.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We did a Scuba Discovery course for our kids (13 and 15) through Phocea that included pool instruction and then an open water reef dive. What an operation! So organized and helpful. Our kids have discovered a passion for diving. The team at Phocea helped in making that happen. Highly recommend this outfit for beginners and experienced alike. The pool... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016

Didier and Martine, Rod and I can't thank you both enough for making our 3 months of diving this past winter such a wonderful experience. We had such a great time with your Phocea dive family this past April 2015 that we knew our next scuba dive trip January - April 2016 would be even better, which it was hands... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

After arriving in PdC, I planned to read reviews online to find a reputable dive shop. However, I had no access to internet where I was staying so I walked around the town in search of a dive shop. Skipping all the "info" kiosks, I went around until I found a place that looked good. I stopped in, asked to... More 

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