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779 reviews
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
About ScubaCaribe
Scubacaribe specializes in providing a complete range of water sports and activities for hotels and resorts. The company was formed in 1991 when it began operating and providing services for the Riu Hotels in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Since then we've grown continuously, providing service to the most prestigious hotels in the largest Caribbean vacation destinations. Our fast growth is based on a philosophy of always implementing the latest and best technology available. Our mission is to satisfy clients by providing a wide range of water sports such as scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurf, sailing, rowing, parasailing and a variety of aquatic excursions. Everything we do is executed with the highest regard for personal safety standards. Respect for the environment and a commitment to the local communities where we operate is of prime importance for us. We operate within an established corporate code of conduct, encouraging community relations and training local personnel for management positions, which also helps to improve overall administrative efficiency.
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Catamaran Day Cruise to Isla Mujeres
21 reviews
Add a relaxing cruise to your travel agenda with this full-day catamaran cruise to Isla Mujeres from Cancun. With unlimited drinks aboard, your activities planned, and lunch and transportation taken care of, you won’t have to worry about a thing. Travel by boat across the Caribbean Sea to Isla Mujeres for a day filled with sun, swimming, sunbathing, and optional drinking. Plus, you can also snorkel at the Garrafon Natural Reef Park.
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$99.00 per adult
9 reviews
Playa del Carmen on the Riviera Maya is renowned for its diving opportunities in the clear Caribbean Sea. Have all the fun of scuba diving without the necessary permits and equipment on this snorkeling tour, with opportunities to see sea turtles, stingrays, and more alongside a guide.
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$50.00 per adult
PADI Scuba Diver Course in Playa del Carmen
1 review
Make the most of your Playa del Carmen vacation by scuba diving in the Riviera Maya. You don't need any equipment—or diving experience—to book this multi-day PADI Scuba Diver course. The diving gear, class materials, and boat transportation are all included. First, you'll practice diving with three pool sessions. Then you'll cruise, in a boat, for two open water dives. After this course, you're on track for Open Water Diver certification.
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$314.00 per adult
Tulum Expedition
10 reviews
Get a dose of history in Tulum while snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the Riviera Maya. On this full-day tour, visit a Mayan archaeological site, snorkel in the shadow of Mayan ruins, and view the coral reef marine life. Back on land, visit geologically-unique cenotes, and experience a ritual purification ceremony performed by a shaman. Lunch, snacks, and transportation are included.
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$119.00 per adult
Riviera Maya Cenote Diving Tour from 3 Pickup Options
4 reviews
This 6-hour cenote diving tour from Playacar, Playa del Carmen Town, or North or South Riviera Maya includes round-trip transport to make planning your experience easy. First take off from Riviera Maya, and dive below the water to explore a cenote, featuring caverns. Then take a lunch break to refuel before your second cenote dive. Catch sight of the stunning beauty that lies beneath the water.
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$159.00 per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dived with scuba caribe with jose luis el davimaster very good dive nice easy pace with lots to see all instructors are very easy going and professional.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were based at the Riu Tequilla. Scuba Caribe had an onsite booth run by Noemi & Gustavo. Both Noemi & Gustavo were extremely patient with us (we had never dived before and my husband had never snorkeld). They allowed us to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ScubaCaribe Dive Shop at the Riu Palace Riviera Maya is one of the best dive shops I have ever used and I have been a certified diver for 39 years. The staff was knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. Their customer service was top notch and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MNVacation78
Reviewed April 7, 2019

Highly recommend the Discover Scuba Diving course which I did while staying at the Riu Tequila. The instructor called Lot was very good and was completely professional and patient throughout. The course consisted of a brief demo in the hotel pool then back next day...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BackinBracknell
Reviewed April 6, 2019
Review of: Tulum Expedition

I booked this tour with Gustovo the rep at riu tequila who listened to what we wanted then explained the tulum trip without any sales pressure just honest advice and opinion he is a credit to scuba caribe. We were greeted in the lobby by...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

As an experienced PADI Scuba Diver, I was very impressed with the service offered. I usually hire my equipment and was very happy with the quality of the kit offered. From speaking to Mattius in the Rui Mexico who was very informative and knowledgable to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mikemcdowell2014
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Ok so I’ve always wanted to “do” some kind of scuba as I thought it would be cool... Here’s how it happened. I’m laying on my sun bed beside the pool @Riu palace Mexico in Feb 2019 & There was a scuba/activity’s board in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KieranSbarry
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Crew were nice, curteous. Water was a bit rough to board the boat from the beach but staff very attentive to make sure it was as safe as possible. Because you have to board from the beach if you have children under 10 or poor...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Great morning’s dive. Very professional, excellent equipment and facilities. Instructor was knowledgable and helpful. The reef at Playa is not as colourful as the reefs at Cozumel but paradoxically it has a lot more sea life. Saw Turtle, Lobster, lots of fish and two Bull...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

OMG what an amazing experience! We had an issue with a different booking due to weather conditions in Cancun so they booked us onto this in response. It was the most amazing trip you can imagine. Snorkeling with sea turtles and stingray among other fish....More

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December 3, 2017|
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Response from 77JonW | Reviewed this property |
I myself have arthritis in my knees which reduces my mobility and Having done my advanced scuba course I would say that the biggest problem you will find is getting from the beach through the water then actually climbing on... More
August 12, 2017|
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Response from chippo88 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's mandatory for everyone to wear a life jacket. My Dad is not a confident swimmer but they made sure everyone was ok. And the reef is not too deep, same as the cenotes. Hope this helps
February 5, 2017|
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Response from SC_RS_Worldwide | Property representative |
Hi Anthony, You can still do it as a non/poor swimmer, as we provide life jackets, and should be enough. Our snorkel guide is always watching after the customers. A rope could be provided if needed too, no problem. The... More