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Address: | (next to Lolha Restaurant), Akumal 77760, Mexico
Phone Number: 984 8759025
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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We are the Akumal Dive Center located in the main Akumal Bay, next to the...

We are the Akumal Dive Center located in the main Akumal Bay, next to the Lolha Restaurant. We offer snorkel tours, rental equipment, scuba, dive classes, Open 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM.

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excellent diving experience but please do the night diving, you will remember it forever.

it's not my fist time at Akumal/riviera maya so I already did some Cenote and Cozumel dives. I decided to go slow and do local Akumal morning dives with experienced customers. I'm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
denis s
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laval

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laval
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

it's not my fist time at Akumal/riviera maya so I already did some Cenote and Cozumel dives. I decided to go slow and do local Akumal morning dives with experienced customers. I'm an advanced open water PADI. I did 3 dives with Raphael. He is great and calm. he leads the group at a slow pace and show you everything... More 

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Tennessee
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used ADC for my referrel dives to finish up my open water certification. Alex was very attentative and I received one on one instruction. I got very seasick on 3/4 of my dives and the whole staff was very patient and understanding. Highly recommend ADC for referrel dives or any diving! I couldn't imagine using any other dive operation... More 

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Truckee, California
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's a lot going on in Akumal in the water these days. I didn't go there to swim with the turtles, although I love them. I went to dive the cenotes/caves with Chepo Orosco. Chepo has been diving these sites for 30 years. I won't dive a cenote/cave without him.

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El Paso, Texas
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my family of six to snorkel at a last minute decision due to car trouble, but despite being 3 hrs late, the manager of the dive center found us 4 snorkel jackets and gave us a discount for our badluck. We enjoyed or 2 hrs of snorkelling, we saw 4 turtles and two manta rays. Great shop, going... More 

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Bampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here with a large school group, some on full open water courses, some on padi referrals, some already qualified. We did nine dives over the course of five days. Instructor quality was excellent, boat captains friendly, staff in shop amenable. Changing facilities a little cramped and basic but clean and well equipped. Dive sites have varied corals and... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Is the best dive center. We been going for 19 years almost every year. Very professional and great staff. We just did an advance course with "el Cubano" and it was great, very knowledgeable and great instructor. Arturo is great friendly and always welcoming you as well his son Gerardo. They have experienced staff and great people, diver masters, captains,... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

As of today, Mexican officials have a new law or rule. So no turtle snorkeling beyond 15 meters. The dive shops are so freaked they are not renting. So, good for the turtles, not so much us. Glad we saw them when we did.

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Akumal, Mexico
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

I have been diving with Akumal Dive Center for many years - truly the best dive operation in the area. The dive masters and instructors have been there for many years, know the reef and ensure that people are prepared before the dive so everyone is comfortable and safe. I always love seeing returning friends because we all love this... More 

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

We rented a car while we were in Mexico, so we drove to The Dice Center. We were kind of confused when we got there, because there wasn't a big sign, jus a small one that say dive center parking, but you drive down the road and on the right side towards the end there's a rope chain that you... More 

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Weatherford Texas
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

One of the best experiences I had paying for a service in Mexico. I paid to rent the number of snorkels I requested, and the number of life vests I requested. The staff that helped me were all friendly, and listened to what I wanted, and answered all my questions, as well as assured me that if I wasn't comfortable... More 

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