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The Reef Marina

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Av. Xaman-Ha y Retorno Sayil | 77710, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 1 984 168 9693
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First class service, lively staff, great experiences

We are a family of 5, children ages range from 7 to 18 and used the Reef Marina for the whale shark... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Nicola D
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
Reef marina at coco beach

I’d dive with this shop again the staff were knowledgeable and personable. I did four dives with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ddjasnic
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Hebron, Indiana
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PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on the beach of the hotel All Inclusive “The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA”.The Reef Marina is a recreational and professional PADI dive center and school. Diving and snorkeling tours are available in Playa Del Carmen,the cenotes and Cozumel.
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Av. Xaman-Ha y Retorno Sayil | 77710, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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+52 1 984 168 9693
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Reviewed yesterday

We are a family of 5, children ages range from 7 to 18 and used the Reef Marina for the whale shark tour and a snorkelling trip. Both were absolutely fabulous. For both trips we had a really small group and felt looked after from...More

Thank Nicola D
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’d dive with this shop again the staff were knowledgeable and personable. I did four dives with them as well as a snorkeling trip and discover scuba with my girlfriend.

Thank ddjasnic
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful two weeks stay in Playa Del Carmen. Our stay involved diving, nearly every day. The staff and dive guides were all really helpful, kind and friendly and we felt very well looked after. Safety was excellent, which was important when diving...More

Thank Helen B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of dive shops in the region. They pretty much all offer similar activities. What makes the difference in my opinion is the team. Everyone of the Reef Marina team is genuinely concerned with giving you a great experience. Everyone working there...More

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Thereefmarina_team, Responsable relations clients at The Reef Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Thomas for this amazing review!! We look forward to you seeing you back here for more dives, where we can show other spots. There're all different!! Best regards from Playa The Reef Marina Team

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did this tour with reef Marina (playacar) and everything was wel organised. We could make as many dives as we want and saw the whale-sharks and even one manta ray. Good guidance from John on each jump. Some snorkling experience will be needed as...More

Thank mmartin1968
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Thereefmarina_team, Responsable relations clients at The Reef Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your feedback, it's always a pleasure to read comment from a happy Snorkolers ! We hope to see you soon again for more adventure ! Reef Marina team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whale snorkelling trip was the highlight of our stay in Mexico! It's an unreal experience being able to swim right next to a pack of 30-40 whale sharks & Manta stingrays! The Reef Marina are by far the biggest professionals on the whole of...More

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Thereefmarina_team, Responsable relations clients at The Reef Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Anton, we appreciate a lot your feedback and hope to see you soon again ! Thanks again from all the Reef Marina team.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the chance to scuba dive with my 10 year old daughter and be guided by an amazing team of instructors. We had a great time scuba diving at the Caribbean Sea. Highly recommended !! Thanks to Michel and Almendra

Thank Francisco R
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Thereefmarina_team, Responsable relations clients at The Reef Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with us on TripAdvisor. It's been a pleasure meeting you! We hope to see you around, come back anytime!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been snorkeling pretty much all across the globe (Kenya, Egypt, Bali, etc.) so we thought this wouldn't be as good as the mentioned places, but it surely was. I would also like to mention that the trip only takes 2 hours (or less),...More

Thank Rusty S
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Thereefmarina_team, Responsable relations clients at The Reef Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We´re glad you had an amazing snorkeling experience with us. It´s very comforting to hear such great compliments. It means people like what we do for them, and we share the same passion! Hope to see you around anytime...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the Reef Hotel so got approached by Gabi who told us about this type of trip. We were not considering the swimming with the sharks at all as 1) it's not that much advertised as other activities 2) it's quite expensive....More

Thank Alexandra D
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Thereefmarina_team, Responsable relations clients at The Reef Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much Alexandra for for review ! As you said, Swimming with whales Sharks is an amazing Experience. See you again for some other Reef Marina´s trips!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were referred to the Reef Marina by a fellow dive friend, and I must say, it didn't disappoint. We had a fantastic dive Master name Che White who spoke perfect English (he is from England) as well as fluent Spanish. He took us on...More

Thank Tami H
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Thereefmarina_team, Responsable relations publiques at The Reef Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Tami and John for this amazing review!! We look forward to you seeing you back here for more dives, where we can show other cenotes. There're all different!! Best regards from Playa The Reef Marina Team

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Response from Anita D | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s was around 80 dollar for 2. Worth it!
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Response from Thereefmarina_team | Property representative |
Hi Kerry, Thank you for your email. Indeed, Cozumel is a great diving site! Every diver should experience it. Check our website @thereefmarina, we have great diving packages, the Mexico package for instance, you get 2 dives... More
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