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Dressel Divers

#22 of 238 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Playa del Carmen Features Animals
Paseo Xaman-ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 321 392 2338
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Excelente Experience

Went diving for the first time at Paraiso del Mar/Beach location. Took the Resort course, which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pjs826
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Wisconsin
Great diving experience - April 2017

We are returning customers to Dressel Divers. We usually stay in Mayan resort (a few minutes walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sergei P
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Pembroke, Canada
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Paseo Xaman-ha, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went diving for the first time at Paraiso del Mar/Beach location. Took the Resort course, which included a classroom session, pool session and two ocean dives. Had Manuel for the classroom and pool session. He was used to what I was able to do and...More

Thank pjs826
DRESSELDIVERS, Guest Relations Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Phil and Samantha, We have to say thank you guys for choosing us for your dive experience and we are more than happy, knowing that you had such an amazing time with us, Samantha also did it great during her scuba diving experience. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are returning customers to Dressel Divers. We usually stay in Mayan resort (a few minutes walk by beach), but we prefer this dive shop to all others in the area. They never failed our expectations... The selection of dives is great - from shallow...More

Thank Sergei P
DRESSELDIVERS, Guest Relations Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hello Sergei, We are glad that you always keep us as your first option and we are happy having you here diving with us, hopefully you are coming back soon to have another great dive experience. Kind regards from Dressel Divers Paraiso.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our vacation in March my kids were given a chance to try swimming with scuba gear when Martina from Dressel Divers did a quick free intro in the lagoon at the Hard Rock Riviera Maya where we were staying. We decided to try the...More

Thank hskonk
DRESSELDIVERS, Guest Relations Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hello, We are really happy to hear that you had such an amazing time! Shadeh says hi and also that she had a blast with you guys! We hope you come back to dive with us and maybe next time you can all get certified!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife Deborah and I enjoyed our second great experience with Dressel Divers... and we'll be back for more soon. Thanks to Dive Masters Naza, Isaac, Gabby, Eddie and Bere. The diving staff are professional and confidence inspiring. The boat crew are helpful and friendly....More

1  Thank Bob G
DRESSELDIVERS, Guest Relations Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hello Bob, Many thanks for your kind words. We are happy to hear that you had a great time, celebrating your anniversary with us. We are looking forward to see you hopefully soon! Dressel Divers Paraiso Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is fine, but Dressel divers are sucks. I dived before with Scubacarbe, and they are not accepted my scills. And I should pay $200 for beginners course, I refuse it. Will never go to any Iberostar placesMore

Thank Timur K
DRESSELDIVERS, Guest Relations Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Dear traveler, We regret to hear you decided not to dive with us, because we would not break a very important PADI worldwide safety standard. The diving you had done more than two years earlier, was a simple resort course designed to let you discover...More

Reviewed April 18, 2017

My wife and I recently stayed at Barceló Maya Grand where they have Dressel Divers onsite to look after not only diving but also motorized watersports. We dealt with J. and Victoria and found them to be professional, personable and understanding. My wife went out...More

Thank MikeGen C
DRESSELDIVERS, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hello Mike! It was a great experience for us as well, so we can't wait to have you back very soon to keep enjoying more experiences together. Definitely, we will take you diving next time! A big big hug to you and your wife from...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

My wife and I choose a resort that specifically had a Dressel Divers dive shop on location. I had such a wonderful experience with them last year at Barcello's we chose to stay at iberostar Grand Paraiso. The dive shop was easily located and the...More

1  Thank Douglas M
DRESSELDIVERS, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hey Douglas, Great to hear how much you enjoyed your time diving with us. We do our best to ensure that customers experience the same level of service throughout our dive centers and glad to hear that you experienced this first hand. All of our...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

This was our third year diving from this location and again it did not disappoint. We bought an 18 dive package and did 14 dives in three weeks, saving 4 for our return in the autumn. You can save unused dives for 5 years. Just...More

Thank whitelou2017
DRESSELDIVERS, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hey Louise, It was great having you back with us for lots of diving. We are already looking forward to your return in autumn. We always offer vouchers for any unused products for all of our customers and like you pointed out they are valid...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

We stayed next door to the Dressel at the Iberostar in Paraiso and walked over for my discovery session and two of our four dives. The folks there are from everywhere so if you have a language difference, it will not matter with this dive...More

1  Thank Laura M
DRESSELDIVERS, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hey Laura, Thanks so much for leaving a review and we couldn’t be happier you had such a great time here with us and specifically Esther. Our divers are more than welcome to request for instructors they feel most comfortable with and it's great that...More

Reviewed April 10, 2017

We spent three weeks making 14 dives each at the Dressel Divers Paraiso location. The entire staff were very helpful and safety minded. All dives were interesting seeing many species of fish, coral, and turtles. We have been going to this location for each of...More

Thank David E
DRESSELDIVERS, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hey David, Good to hear from you and thanks for leaving us a review. It was great to have you diving with us, over your three weeks and all the team loved diving with you just as much as you enjoyed each dive with them....More

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Kristy T
We are heading down to the Iberostar Paraiso Del Mar in November. It looks Dressel Divers is on site according to the website? We would want to snorkel. Trying to plan ahead so what is the cost for a snorkeling trip at the Punta Maroma reef? Would need to rent snorkeling gear as well. Thanks!
May 11, 2017|
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Response from DRESSELDIVERS | Property representative |
Hello Kristy, My colleagues at the reservations department will be happy to help you and provide you with the snorkeling information you have requested : ) If you wish to contact us, you will find a link to our website and... More
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jo_from_nj
My daughter learned to dive here in January 2016. We are wondering if Maggie, her wonderful instructor is still at this location?
April 7, 2017|
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Response from DRESSELDIVERS | Property representative |
Hello Jo, Unfortunately, Maggie isn’t working with us but we have an excellent team of instructors that can provide a great diving experience for your daughter. My colleagues at the reservations department will be happy to... More
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helensotropa
For the Cenotes diving, what is the recommended wetsuit thickness?
November 15, 2016|
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Response from DRESSELDIVERS | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. For the Cenotes diving we recommend a 5mm wetsuit. If you bring a 3mm wetsuit yourself, then we let you use one of our 5mm wetsuits for this excursion. My colleagues at the reservations dept... More
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