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Akumal Dive Center

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| (next to Lolha Restaurant), Akumal 77760, Mexico
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Private Snorkel Tour

I did a private snorkel tour with Akumal Dive Center. It was just me and the guide. Yes it was the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
moniker_r5
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Whittier, California
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Great experience

We hesitated to take a guide to spot turtles, especially with all these streetsellers. We got the... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2018
Jan D
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Mechelen, Belgium
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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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  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| (next to Lolha Restaurant), Akumal 77760, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I did a private snorkel tour with Akumal Dive Center. It was just me and the guide. Yes it was the same area as he other tours, but was more of a intimate experience and we swam more and longer compared to the public tours....More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

We hesitated to take a guide to spot turtles, especially with all these streetsellers. We got the address by a coincidence of a couple on another excursion. I highly recommend Dive CENTER for the genuine swim around in Akumal. We saw a rather small but...More

Thank Jan D
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

The most reasonably price dive centre in this area, from the dive sites to taking paid courses you will receive great service and low divemaster to diver ratio. I dived here getting my advance open water and a additional 8 dives and 4 to 5...More

Thank Glen S
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

We rented snokel gear for the week and did the discover scuba program. We loved it so much ,we went back for another dive. Family of 4 (kids 16 and 12), all first timers. I was nervous to scuba and initially had a freak out...More

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GerardoO, Gerente at Akumal Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 30, 2018

Thanks Vmccarthy, is great for us know that your family enjoy our services!! Hope you back to akumal some day to dive with Akumal Dive Center!!

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

My wife went snorkeling for the first time and they made it easy and not scary. We hopped on a boat and went to the other side of the bay and immediately found lots of fish, several turtles and a sting ray. There were only...More

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GerardoO, Gerente at Akumal Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

thanks Mikeh141, is great to know that you enjoy your snorkeling trip with us!! hope you have a great experiences in Mexico!!

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Reviewed April 20, 2018

We had an Excellent experience with this dive center. I did a discovery diving in Casa Cenote after a very professional class on the basics of diving while my partner did a couple of PADI advanced experiences with them. The instructor was good and very...More

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GerardoO, Gerente at Akumal Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thanks Auretta84, is great to know that you enjoy the casa cenote dive, we cant control the weather but we always try to give options to our customers!! We will take care of your photos!!

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

I brought my 18 year old daughter to Akumal for her spring break. She spent the month before our trip working on her scuba certification. I researched where to take her for her open dives and chose Akumal Dive Center. I couldn't be happier with...More

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GerardoO, Gerente at Akumal Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thanks Tonibluemlein, is really happy for us that we made this dive experience for your family!! Hope you back some day to akumal area!!

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

You can park in various spots - either 50 Pesos for the day, or 20 Pesos per hour, depending on the particular tariff The beach is divided up into sections for snorkelling to protect the wildlife. The main area consists of a rectangular strip which...More

Thank J S
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

We love diving in Akumal as it is some of the easiest diving you can do. We were recommended to try this dive shop by a family friend and were generally impressed with their offerings and prices, but not as impressed with their guides. We...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

We chose akumal dive center for convenience, parking, beach front and general lack of hassle. The Akumal beachfront area is kind of a disaster now, run like a police state with "security." One morning there was actually a strike near the beach front and we...More

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baliz91
May 17, 2018|
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Response from Susan and Phyl T | Reviewed this property |
You can check out all their prices on their website. They give you a discount for every dive you sign up on, for example, one dive is $40.00 and two is $75.00, 4 is $130.00, 10 is $280.00, etc. Honestly, though, I thought... More
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Hoboken20
November 9, 2017|
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Response from Lori D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Most places take Visa or MasterCard. I found no place that takes Discover Card.
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Elizabeth K
December 25, 2016|
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Response from GerardoO | Property representative |
You can't use fins for snorkeling in akumal bay, if you will dive is not a problem because the dive is out of akumal bay.
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