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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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I started with a free in-pool demo with Clara and Paul and they were amazing. Very professional and briefed us on proper safety and expectations from the start. I decided to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Jim B
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Carstairs, Alberta, Canada

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Carstairs, Alberta, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I started with a free in-pool demo with Clara and Paul and they were amazing. Very professional and briefed us on proper safety and expectations from the start. I decided to take the discover scuba package which included a pool session and 2 ocean dives. The dive masters at Dressel Divers are always working to ensure you are comfortable, safe,... More 

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

Hey Jim, We can't be happier that our staff here gave you such a great experience that you are already planning to get certified! The discover scuba diving experience is just a taste of the underwater world and it sounds like you may be hooked. Good advice to come and get diving as soon as possible. However, if life or... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Last year i bought a 6pack of dives from Dressel in Cozumel and only used 2. This year at the dive shop at Iberostar Paraiso, they honored it like it was their own. Did 2 snorkels with Dressel this year and converted some of the dives to family snorkels and the staff was fantastic! Ryan really helped make our stay... More 

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

Hey Roger, It was a pleasure to help you while you were here and it was great to see your wife really get into snorkelling. I'm really glad I helped make your stay a great one and hopefully next time I will get to dive with you or at least snorkel. I will pass on all your kind words about... More 

Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband learned to scuba dive with these guys while we stayed at the Iberostar Paraiso beach resort last week. He had a great time and is looking forward to becoming certified. We also booked a parasailing excursion with Dressel Divers. It was great! Our driver was fun,kept us safe and we had a blast!!!!

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

Hey Beth, We can't be happier you enjoyed your time with us, be it the parasailing or your husbands diving. Hopefully, he will be able to convince you to join him in the water for your own scuba diving course next time you come and visit us. Looking forward to it! Dressel Divers Playa Paraiso More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tyler, AAron, Olaf, Francois, Paul, Michy, Jeff and Ryan were the Best. Took us to great sites, briefed us very well and showed us unusual sea life and coral. They were very accommodating and entertaining, great group of folks!!!

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

Hey Michael, Thanks for the review and for the shout out to all the staff. Everyone enjoyed having you here and hope that you will come back and visit us again soon. We promise to keep you entertained in and out of the water on every visit. Dressel Divers Playa Paraiso More 

Brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably the best dive center I’ve ever been to. The staff is incredible, even before you arrive with all online support. In Loco everyone is super friendly, always willing to help and focused on safety first. The center has all equipment to rent, even though I brought mine . They go as far as offering you torches for... More 

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

Hey, Thanks for for taking the time to give such a detailed review. Great to hear how highly you rate all of our staff and our dive centre. We always do whatever we can to provide for all our customers, from discover scuba divers to the most experienced divers. Everyone deserves free nitrox for their dives (with the correct certification... More 

Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the third time I have dived with Dressel and the second time at this resort. They are very professional, friendly and accommodating. There were even days where I was the only paying customer diving. I am sure other companies would have cancelled the trip but I ended up having great dives with terrific support from multiple DMs and... More 

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

Hey Barry, Great to hear from you and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Always love to hear our divers enjoyed all their dives with us and that you were able to experience the bulls shark dive. Tracy, did great so it was a real shame she wasn't able to get out into open water but there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dressel Divers provided me with the best experience of my life. Tyler, the scuba guide, made a potentially nervous experience super easy, fun and awe inspiring. Would definetly suggest this company to anyone looking to dive in this area whether it's your first time or one of many.

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

Hey Ryan, We can't be happier to hear that you had such a great time with us. I will make sure Tyler knows how much you enjoyed your discover scuba diving with him. Next time come and do your open water diver course with us and join the world of certified divers. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Dressel... More 

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

Divi g with Dressel was great. My wife did her Advanced while in the Mayan Riviera. Instructors were very helpful and supportive. Divemasters are very safe and also very helpful (make sure you are ok...bring you water, etc). I went to an Iberostar specifically to dive with Dressel and I wasn't disappointed. Would HIGHLY recommend them to anyone.

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

Hey Scott, Congratulations again to Michelle for completing her advanced open water course. It was great having you both here diving with us and thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I will pass on your kind words to the team here. Look forward to seeing you again soon! Dressel Divers Playa Paraiso Team More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a snorkel trip while at the Iberostar Cancun which left from the Iberostar in Riviera Maya. It was group of 4 of us which included my mother who is due to have her hip replaced and had some limitations. The guide we had was great with her. She was able to hang onto the life ring which was... More 

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

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to tell us about your experience! Sounds like you had the best time on our local snorkel, we always do whatever we can to accommodate for people of all capabilities. For next time get yourself booked in for your open water diver scuba certification or our discover scuba diving. Looking forward to seeing you... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, daughter, Granddaughters (7,9) and I did a snorkelling trip by catamaran with Dressel Divers. No one else had signed up so we got a 3.5 hour private tour to a reef some 30 minutes up the coast. The 2 staff were awesome, friendly and helpful and seemed to genuinly enjoy our outing. Because it was a bit wavy... More 

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

Hi, So glad you enjoyed the catamaran ride. Come back and see us again soon! Dressel Divers More 

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