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XTC Dive Center

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Postal 21, Xcalak 77000, Mexico
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We contacted via email late at night and went to bed. By the morning they had replied and said they... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Francisco H
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Commerce City, Colorado
Incredible diving, drinks, dinner and atmosphere

If you've been to Xcalak, there's a 99% chance you stopped by XTC. If you missed it, drop by next... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
shaggyhorn34
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Austin, Texas
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XTC Dive Center is located within the Xcalak Reef National Marine Park, a strictly protected region of the Meso-american Barrier Reef system. The area boasts some of the most breathtaking dive sites on the Yucatan peninsula and offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy the pristine marine environment without the crowds present in the more developed areas of the coast. XTC Dive Center is internationally known for our world-class customer service, top notch equipment and expert guides. We provide a seamless customer experience through careful planning, logistics and proprietary local knowledge. All of our standard trips and courses provide great value!
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  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Postal 21, Xcalak 77000, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We contacted via email late at night and went to bed. By the morning they had replied and said they could accommodate us. Xcalac is a town out of the way and getting there is an adventure on itself. We arrived in the afternoon and...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you've been to Xcalak, there's a 99% chance you stopped by XTC. If you missed it, drop by next time. Dive operations are brilliantly managed by Konrad (UK), dives are expertly guided by Ernesto (Mallorca) and Auden (Canuck), while the kitchen is expertly handled...More

Thank shaggyhorn34
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did a two week dive trip with cenote diving, Calakmul and diving in Xcalak. When we first arrived there was some problem with our accommodation (the owners of the place had left) but Yucatan Dive Trip quickly set us up with a new, and in...More

Thank Alex K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner is an arrogant idiot who has no idea how to run a dive center or treat his staff. His co owner however is lovely. The dives are beautiful, if you get to go out and see them that is. I was there for...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

There you will find your gear ready for a check as the staff mount your BCD and prepare everything. We had the pleasure of diving with Carolina as our guide, In 10 dives we covered most of the dive spots including La Poza (3 x)...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Took the last two of our Padi open water dives here. Ernesto was our instructor. Super good guy, funny and very professional. Recommend this dive shop to anyone in the area

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

My 9yr old daughter wanted to try scuba diving, and having never gone myself, I decided we would both go. We were paired up with two dive instructors who set us up with equipment, and then gave us a brief talk about safety and what...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

Although my wife and I are experienced divers we decided to do a snorkel tour with XTC because we had kids with us. I was really impressed with the whole outfit. The boat was fitted with a great 4 stroke motor, our guide Rooster was...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did a 10-dives package and travelled with my mum who enjoyed the calm and beauty of the center while we did diving. The diving guides team are very well organized and the service with equipment, guidance and visiting of diving spots...More

Thank Larisa M
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Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

As a couple of an inexperienced and a experienced diver we both had a wonderful experience with XTC. We fled the resorts of Tulum and Playa to find the quiet gem of Xcalak. The staff were super professional but never rushed. Diving is organized in...More

Thank Oyvind H
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Aitor A, Director General at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2018

Hello! Thank you for your comments, we are so lucky to have a great group of Divemaster that help our instructors to be more efficient and make the dives safer and the logistic easier, all that with a combination of an amazing reef and a...More

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LynnVanHulse
January 31, 2018|
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