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Address: Iberostar Paraiso, Playa del Carmen 77600, Mexico
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+52 321 392 2338
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DRESSEL DIVERS is the company chosen by the prestigious Iberostar Hotel...

DRESSEL DIVERS is the company chosen by the prestigious Iberostar Hotel chain for the last twenty years to run diving activities on the premise of its luxury hotels in the Caribbean, to ensure that this service has the same quality as the hotels.We are dedicated to teaching diving and offer all levels of PADI courses: From beginner all the way to PADI instructor. Other federations are also welcome. We offer boats especially made for diving by a lifelong diver, the owner, who contributed his strong experience to construct outstanding boats for this activity. Our main priority is to guarantee your safety!We organize diving excursions every day for certified divers to the marvelous reefs, that are closest to our hotel, as well as full day excursions for both divers and snorkelers to more remote sites such as to the Cozumel island, the world famous Cenotes in the Yucatan jungle, and an excursion to snorkel with whale sharks

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PADI Discover Scuba Course in Playa del Carmen
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Bullshark dive

This was the most amazing dive I've ever done, saw at least 6, they are amazing creatures, and got within 3 feet of us. A must see for any dive. Marley, our dive leader was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the most amazing dive I've ever done, saw at least 6, they are amazing creatures, and got within 3 feet of us. A must see for any dive. Marley, our dive leader was great, and made sure we were very safe

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

Hey, Great to hear you loved our bull shark dive! We agree it is a must do for any diver and we always make safety a priority. Mylene will be ecstatic to hear you enjoyed her dive so much. Hope to see you again soon, Dressel Divers Playa Paraiso More 

Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Top notch professionals who do their best you have a safe, fun, and memorable dive! Easy to talk to, sensitive to special concerns, honest, and great at what they do! Second trip to dive with them and will come back for more!

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

Hello, Thanks for diving with us. We are really glad to hear that your experience with Dressel is always top notch and we hope see you back soon to enjoy your next vacations! All the best from the Dressel Divers Paraiso Team! More 

Pembroke, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed again diving with this Company as I did several times in the past. Great people, great dives. Safety is definitely a priority there, and these people take pride in their work! They are very knowledgeable, friendly, extremely honest and incredibly generous. Great variety of dives, from the beginner to more experienced diver, from shallow easy dives to more... More 

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

Hello Sergei, Thank you for your review. It's always a pleasure to have you here! Hope winter is not too hard with you there in Canada and see you on April!! Regards from all the Dressel Divers Playa Paraiso Team. More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect time snorkelling with them off Cozumel, very professional and excellent safety so much so I let my 13 year old son go diving with them, they took great care of him and he had a fabulous time, highly recommend

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

Good Morning Sara, How are you doing? Thank you so much for your kind words, we were really happy to have you with us and felt grateful for your trust. From all Dressel Divers team, we thank you for your time and we hope to see you soon in Mexico. More 

Montreal, Quebec
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to know where to begin! The Dressel Diver team at Iberostar Pariso does a wonderful job of making every diver, whether it is their first dive or fiftieth dive, feel at home. The team managing the dive shop are very flexible and friendly and aim to please. It is a great place to get your Open Water (or Advanced... More 

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

Hello Brandon, Thank you so much for this nice review, we were really glad to receive such an excellent mark. It has been a great week even, as you explain it well, weather can be sometimes a bit tricky. It was a pleasure for us to do the Advance course, particularly when it allowed us to see some underwater life... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, very professional and well run tour. The person booking our trip at the Paraiso Maya told us it was a day trip, but holy cow we didn't anticipate such an exhausting ferry ride to the island. We started out at our hotel where another family was waiting for the ride to the ferry at Playa. Once there, we met... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for your review. We are glad to know that you and your kids have had a great time with us in Cozumel. Hope to see you soon! Regards from Dressel Divers at Paraiso More 

State College, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did a discovery dive a few days ago with 1 kid (and me, who is certified, along for the ride). The good: Interesting international operation (I reserved with folks in Spain to do a dive in Mexico). The people (at the Iberostar) were fantastic, and very nice. Patricia in coordinating pickups, Jeff and Tyler as divemasters. I appreciated the hotel... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hello Scott! Thank you for your visit and taking the time to write such a long and mainly very positive review. Thank you also for mentioning Patricia, Jeff and Tyler by name! They are very happy with this and send you their warm regards. Please note that we do offer a two-tank dive in the morning for everyone that is... More 

bucharest
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time with Dressel Divers at Iberostar Paraiso Beach. The staff is friendly and also very professional. The dives were very well organized and got to see a lot. Special thanks to David, Kevin and Esther. Also Olivia did a very nice underwater video.

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

Hello Bogdan, Thank you for your review, it was very nice to have you here. Hope to see you soon and next time you can join us for one of our excursions to Cozumel and Cenotes. Kind regards from Dressel Divers Paraiso team. More 

Boulder, Colorado
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Iberosar Playa Paraiso, and attempted to dive cenotes in one day thru the onsite Dressel dive shop. They wouldn't allow us to dive unless we agreed to dive an additional day with them. They explained the additional day was in order to "evaluate our buoyancy". In reality, they were just attempting to force us to pay for... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Dear traveler, Thank you for pointing out you never actually used our services and are basing this review purely on your disagreement with a generally accepted cenote diving safety procedure. Safety and service is very important to us! Not diving in the cenote caverns without at least one previous ocean dive is considered irresponsible by the wider Riviera Maya dive... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my son diving with them at our resort in Barcelo. It was his 13th birthday and he really wanted to try that so we did the intro to diving which was $190 usd each and you got 2 dives and 1 pool session. Luca was our pool guide and did a great job explaining everything. He was very... More 

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

Hello Chris, It's really nice to have heard that your son and yourself had a great first experience of scuba diving. We hope to see you back soon, and maybe you guys can get certified next time! Best regards from all the Dressel Divers Team More 

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