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Address: Iberostar Paraiso, Playa del Carmen 77600, Mexico
Phone Number: +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 Diving with Free Extra Dive
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Excellent courses and fun excursions

I took scuba diving certification courses with Dressel Divers on my recent trip. With no prior experience at all, the course was challenging and fun! All the instructors who... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took scuba diving certification courses with Dressel Divers on my recent trip. With no prior experience at all, the course was challenging and fun! All the instructors who worked with me were excellent, they were encouraging, patient, responsible, and fun... I had my 6 years old daughter with me on vacation, and Dressel Drivers helped me mapped out training... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this up before we arrived so saved 20% on the desk cost. We also completed the elearning modules at home so we didnt have to do homework on our holidays. Folks at the desk greeted us and as soon as we mentioned the elearning, they knoew who we were and had the paperwork all ready for us. We... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Manager at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Ross and Chris and Meeghan It was our pleasure to help you get certified it was great fun working with you all, tell Meeghan to keep trying. See you next year and dont forget my HAT. See you real soon The whole team at Paraiso Dressel Divers | Playa Paraiso +52 984 879 50 26 More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fantastic few days with the team at Dressels. My seventeen year old daughter and me started with a Discover scuba diving course - including a free extra dive - and then took the decision to get certified to PADI scuba diver level. Had excellent tuition in the pool and out on the reef from Kim and Patricia. We... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi There! Thank you for your kind words, we are very pleased to know that you discovered the underwater world with us and that you could get your certification during your holiday, and enjoyed the classes from our staff. Kim and Patricia send you regards, and we expect to have you back soon to come diving and who knows, maybe... More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A spinal cord injury necessitates my using a manual wheelchair, but the staff at Dressel Divers made me feel safe and welcome on two days of diving at the Barcelo Maya last week. I dove with Nick, Adam, and Frazier, and I was really impressed with the level of professionalism and concern for my well-being that these guys displayed. We... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hello Kris and Lana, Thanks for your nice words. It was a pleasure for us having you around in our dive center. You are a great diver, we are still speaking about the days with you. Because also we love the challenge and new experience of our diving career and create with them memorable moments. We hope to see you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a week diving with these guys at the Iberstar Paraiso. I have used quite a number of dive shops around the world over the past 20+ years and these guys BY FAR are tops in terms of safety and customer care. EVERYONE, from check in, to gear storage, boat crew and divers were 100% top of the list.... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Chris Many thanks for this great review, we put all our effort into making our services fun, safe and enjoyable. Hope to see you again real soon. The whole team from Dressel Paraiso Dressel Divers | Playa Paraiso +52 984 879 50 26 More 

San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Dressel Divers location at the Iberostar Resort in Cozumel is an awesome place to go for drift diving! I went ahead and got my Advanced Open Water(AOW) certification through PADI for FREE! All you do is pay for the learning package and the dives. Thank you to Kim who helped me schedule everything! Thank you to Scotty who got... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi there Jeff, Thank you for this really nice message. We are really happy to ear that you had a good time doing your Advanced course with us. We hope you guys will be able to come back soon with the whole Dive Pirate group. See you soon. The Dressel Cozumel team. Dressel Divers Cozumel More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a wonderful experience with Dressel Divers. It was her first ever dives and Ben did a great job making her comfortable in the pool and Maggie was wonderful for her first open water dives. We ended up doing a day trip to Cozumel due to the low visibility close to the hotel and the organization... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hi Drew Many thanks for your kind words, we take great pride in our service and our instructors See you soon The dressel Paraiso team Dressel Divers | Playa Paraiso +52 984 879 50 26 More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was a great experience swimming with the turtles and other tropical fish. Glad we did it The colour of the water was so clear that you could make out how beautiful these creatures were.

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words, there is such beauty here in Mexico and we are happy to share it with everyone, hope to see you soon Dressel Divers | Playa Paraiso +52 984 879 50 26 More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to Playa Del Carmen as an extra on a friend's family trip. Signed up online ahead of time with Dressel to complete the Open Water Certification course. We stayed at the Paraiso Maya resort which was adjacent to the dive shop. The staff was phenomenal and friendly, I felt right at home with them. I wanted to complete my... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Hey there Maneesha It was a pleasure having you and your group diving with us here in Paraiso, congrats on your certification and we look forward to seeing you all again real soon Dressel Divers | Playa Paraiso +52 984 879 50 26 More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short vacation for me, but rest of family stayed and all had fun. Jeff took us to Barracuda reef and it was great. Showed us lots of fish and made sure we were safe with a decent current at that reef. After I left, a tropical storm approached and surf and currents were high, but staff accommodated the family that... More 

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DRESSELDIVERS, Gerente at Dressel Divers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our services, we take pride in our safety and level of instruction, amd we hope to have you diving with us here in Paradise real soon Dressel Divers | Playa Paraiso +52 984 879 50 26 More 

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