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Address: The Royal Haciendas mz.70 lt.2, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 998 109 5456
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The dive shop located inside of the resort Royal Haciendas, only 10 minutes...

The dive shop located inside of the resort Royal Haciendas, only 10 minutes away from Playa del Carmen. We offer our service from courses up to tours in crystal clear Cenotes. We offer PADI, TDI, NACD training from entry level, PADI Open Water Diver right through to dive master training and specialties!

Our goal is to maintain the highest level of quality and service while making your safety our top priority.

We leave from the beach of the Royal Haciendas resort which is the best location in the Riviera Maya. We have the world's second biggest reef right in front of us. Come join us as we dive in the turquoise ocean and have the experience of a lifetime.

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Dive Balam - Royal Haciendas

My family and I just spent a week at the Royal Haciendas resort. Carlos, Chad, and Daniel were absolutely terrific in teaching my son and daughter about diving from basic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2016
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Spring, Texas
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Spring, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

My family and I just spent a week at the Royal Haciendas resort. Carlos, Chad, and Daniel were absolutely terrific in teaching my son and daughter about diving from basic equipment to the actual dives we did. They spent a lot of time talking with them about diving even on our off days. You could see they truly cared about... More 

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Roberts, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We stayed at the Royal Haciendas in 2015 and 2016 where I received my PADI open water diving certificate at the Dive Balam shop ... the experience was outstanding and lots of fun - Carlos and the crew are very friendly and knowledgeable and focused on safety which makes diving very pleasant and fun ... they know lots of good... More 

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Thank crapsch
White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

I have been diving with Dive Balam since the shop opened here at the Resort and I cannot say enough good things about it. The staff is always friendly, professional, and well qualified. They are always patient and are great with new divers and experienced divers will not be disappointed. You do not have to be a resort member to... More 

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Thank Jennifer K
Farmington Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

This was the 2nd visit to Dive Balam and these guys are great. Jason is an exceptional true professional. We had 2 folks on our trip who had to get back in the boat. Jason balanced an effort to help tham get down and still not compromise the time that the rest of us spent under the sea. I have... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Patrick and Jason were great! Knowledgable and friendly. Equipment was clean and well-kept. Crew was organized and prepared. Highly recommend!

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

I have now had the pleasure of diving with Patrick, Jason and the rest of the dive team at Dive Balam on two different trips to PDC. The first experience was so positive that I brought my 12 year old daughter back this January to be certified. Seriously, it is hard to trust your child with just anyone!! The equipment... More 

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Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Rather a new diver here with 24 under the belt and four different locations in the area there in Mexico and I can tell you first hand this is one of the best outfits there. The staff is super nice and professional. They really made our whole group feel super safe and comfortable the entire time. We had one diver... More 

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Fairplay, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I dive two to three times a year and need to stress that this is an excellent team. They take care of you and do their best to ensure you have a wonderful dive. The boat capitan, the assitants, and dive masters are the best. They give you solid instructions and put you in small groups. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

We go to Mexico every year for two weeks and I can't say enough great things about this dive shop! You don't have to handle any equipment and the instructors/guides always have a smile on their face! Always willing to help you become a better. Can't wait to go back!!

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divebalam, Owner at Dive Balam, responded to this review

Can't wait to get you back :) Awesome to hear from your great experience with us! Keeps us motivated to do a great job! Thank you from the whole Dive Balam dive team More 

Clovis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I really wanted to dive the wall in Cozumel and we are so glad we chose to go with Dive Balam. Jason was our dive master during our wall dive. He "arranged" it that we saw so many cool animals. We ended up seeing many different species of fish, coral, a nurse shark that just loved hanging... More 

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divebalam, Owner at Dive Balam, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you had a blast diving with us! and even your dad trying scuba first time was excellent. Love to get you back here one day :) Best dive regards from Dive Balam team More 

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