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Vida Aquatica Dive Center

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Address: Calle 38 | Mahekal Beach Resort, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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+52 984 803 2517
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Vida Aquatica Dive Center keeps its operations small, friendly, and...

Vida Aquatica Dive Center keeps its operations small, friendly, and safety-oriented, while exploring some of the world's most beautiful dive sites. Providing a variety of ways to enjoy scuba diving in Playa del Carmen, the dive center offers scuba diving courses, an array of diving tours, and exciting activities like fishing and snorkeling.

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Excellent Dive Experience with friendly helpful staff.

It had been 12 years since my last dive. Roman really made me feel comfortable and ready to dive. It was a great reintroduction at some nice 30 to 40 foot deep reefs. I would... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael P

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been 12 years since my last dive. Roman really made me feel comfortable and ready to dive. It was a great reintroduction at some nice 30 to 40 foot deep reefs. I would definitely come back for more dives with Vida Aquatica. In addition, Barbara gave us some great tips on local activities and food. We also did... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dive every year on our vacations and this year the goal was to see the Yucatan peninsula and try out cenote diving. We went out with Roman for a day and did 2 ocean dives. Great locations, professional operation, and just very easy. The next time we went out with Peter for the cenote dives and this was everything... More 

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Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

We took the course with Roman, he was very patient and didactic with us. It was our first time (adults and teenagers girls)but we all felt very comfortable and safe. He took the needed time in the pool to practice. The weather and the sea was perfect. It will be definitely a lasting memory. The whole crew and team are... More 

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Thank Piky V
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

I returned to diving after an 8 year hiatus. I am a semi experienced diver with 100 dives logged. I was trained in NYC by amazing 9/11 first responders who taught me that above and beyond anything else, safety in diving and knowing your skills was imperative. I also happen to have a completely fused spine which can present challenges... More 

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Cumberland, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

During the first week in January this year, I took my family to Playa Del Carmen. We did a family snorkel trip for five, and I dived two of the days. I did an ocean dive with Roman followed by a two cenote dive, also with Roman. The cenote dive was incredible and highly recommended. The shop was well organized,... More 

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Thank Ericocean53
Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

I've been back home in Bermuda a few weeks now from an amazing trip my boyfriend and I recently took to Playa del Carmen, Mexico and already, I cannot wait to return to Mexico to dive with VADC again. The dive experience we had was absolutely amazing, as was all of the staff we met. We did 3 days of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017 via mobile

Great intro to scuba diving.. big shout out to Dominic, great instructor, felt well looked after...well worth the $110

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I have dove in a number of places before but this was the best diving I have ever experienced. On arrival my family and I had forgotten our PADI certifications. The people at Aquatica were extremely helpful with locating them online so we were able to dive. I have never been diving in such comfort. All the gear is brought... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

We did two trips with VADC. Intro to SCUBA for my son and wife. Snorkeling for our 10 year old and I. Both went great. I would recommend Barbara and her staff!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Loved both the snorkeling, despite the mandatory life jacket you can't really free dive anyway... and the two scuba dives. The first on Barbara's favorite spot at around 25 meters was fantastic. Crystal clear water and gentle drift current. The second one at about 15 meters was fun also and very long. almost an hour. Both Barbara and Dominique are... More 

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