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Amancay Freediving

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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About Amancay Freediving
Founded by Lucrecia and Candelaria Fabre in 2015 it’s a family business based on love, passion, and professionalism; with the objective of having a space where people could connect with the water, grow and discover themselves through it, dedicated to everyone who is drawn to the water. From beginners to pros, we believe the water has always something new to teach us, and we love to be part of that journey. Our main focus is YOU, our main priority is that you have a lifetime experience and discover the underwater world while with us, and to achieve this we believe in focusing on your goal and expectations by giving you the best of us to help you achieve them. We believe everyone learns, fears, has fun but not always on the same way, and for these we feel there is not only one way but everyone has its own, reason why, we will do our best to adapt all our knowledge for you to take the most of it.
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TRY Freediving
Experience the liberation of free diving on an introductory free diving course in Playa del Carmen. Guided by an expert instructor, learn the basics of free diving in order to decide if you want to pursue the sport further. After a thorough introduction to integral techniques, practice free diving at a local diving port and, with luck, see impressive underwater scenes. No previous experience is required to enjoy this course.
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8 hours
from $120.00
Freediving Course
Freediving is the most pure, natural and fantastic way to explore the waters of the world. Being able to feel how we become one with the ocean and the rest of nature.

Taking your freediving course in the cenotes is an amazing way to get to know the area from a unique point of view, you'll go to places out of the beaten path avoiding big crowds and getting to see the magic of the Mayan world. They are not only beautiful but also present us the ideal conditions to learn to freedive. Visibility in the cenotes and caverns is only limited by the quality of your vision, it presents no currents or surface motion.

Our Freediving Level 1 Course is a two days experience. We’ll take you through a journey of discovering how you are able to hold your breath and relax to feel comfortable in the water depths. Both days we’ll go over the theory and water sessions we’ll introduce you to the different disciplines of freediving.
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2 days
from $320.00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Review of: TRY Freediving

Im a scuba diving instructor and ive always been interested to give freediving a try. Im glad that i did it with Amancay, really professional and they made me feel comfortable,safe and part of the family from the first moment i stepped into the shop!...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Giaco D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific experience with a great guide. Lucrecia is the best. Super organized experience with a knowledgeable, caring crew. Highly recommend Amancay for both learning and experiencing the ocean in a different way.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Hassan A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful experience at Amancay getting my L1 certification in free diving. Supportive, patient, funny, knowledgeable instructors (!Gracias Lucre y Mari) in tranquil, stunningly clear cenotes. I had completed my pool certification prior to coming to Playa (Would recommend--allows you to complete the classroom...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank swuwhit
Reviewed September 28, 2019

I had an incredible time diving with Amancay. I had some experience diving before, but my girlfriend had none and was very nervous about the whole thing. Our instructor, @Mari_free_to_flow really helped us both feel comfortable and relaxed in and out of the water. Once...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 13, 2019 via mobile
Review of: TRY Freediving

I'm pretty new to scuba diving and I also love to snorkel. I really want to up my snorkeling and I'd heard about Amancay through Girls That Scuba. I initially planned a level I certification but decided to go with intro instead. I spent the...More

Thank Jultritz
Reviewed September 6, 2019

I cannot recommend this place enough. The staff are incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. They helped me step by step, refreshing my knowledge, improving my technique and teaching me new skills. I trained for 5 days straight and achieved a new PB every day. Super stoked!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Guy W
Candelariafa, Owner at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Guy!! Thank youu so much , we are waiting for you for your Level 2, hope to have you back soon :D to continue with the fantastic progress! xx Amancay Team

Reviewed August 26, 2019

Well, I don't really know where to begin as I had the most epic time with Amancay freediving. I spent almost one week with them, doing several stuff: - freediving training; it was my first time doing depth and I loved it. Candelaria is highly...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Candelariafa, Owner at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bella! What a sensible charachter you are, we are very glad you got what you wanted and we are looking forward for you to come back and do your Vintage Store photoshooting in here !! We hope to see you again and happy to hear...More

Reviewed August 20, 2019

Freediving can be taught purely on technique, safety and awareness of physiological changes. But, I have appreciated instructors who teach all this with an understanding of how freediving can relate to life. My major draw for freediving has been that I can explore the waters...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

I was lucky enough to be part of a freediving retreat organised by Girls That Scuba and Amancay in July 2019. The team at Amancay is amazing. They are all skilled, organised, patient, fun, beautiful human beings! I felt safe at all times and was...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Julia_Riou
Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

Truly inspiring female group, joined solo for a week freedive course L1 and left with new found appreciation on body ability to adapt beyond the limits I thought possible, connect with the water gear free and love of cenotes - truly magical experience and perfect...More

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