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Centre de plongee, Marina Gaviota a Cayo Santa Maria

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very lazy Dive Guide and Staff. Worst Dives ever. Avoid this place. My son and I had the worst dives ever. Instead of driving with the boat to nice dive sites, they decided to just go around the corner and do some dives where ther...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

Coming from Cayo Santa Maria excursions are limited due to the length of time it takes to get back to Santa Clara. This place was a little gem that breaks the monotony of staying on the resort. The team is professional the equipment is amateurish...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 10, 2019

The men at the dive centre were all lovely guides. I needed to get my 4 open water dives in order to get my PADI certification (scuba diving certification) and when I explained what I needed to pass my dive master Jasmani spent extra time...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Cindy-Leigh M
Reviewed March 31, 2019

Enjoyed deep sea fishing and small boat fishing. (specialized or spinning reel) and learned a few things. 1. Book before you go to Cuba, most of the charters were already booked especially 4hr. mornings. Same price or cheaper to book from home. 2. If deepsea...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Bruce P
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

This half day excursion is as advertised. From the marina we first went on the 2 seat speed boats around the mangrove patches at more or less full throttle. It had the feel of a go cart track, except on water. We never saw the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Abquog
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Well-maintained fleet and very clean. Super fun day of sun, rum and adventure! The snorkeling was good - quite a few species of ocean water creatures, exciting show by the dolphins, incredible lobster feast and relaxing time on remote beach. Second time on this cruise...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

We met Danny at our resort for the 1 hour pool session and we were given the green light after the instruction. We booked our dive with Danny & staff for the following day. On board the boat, you are in great hands with the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

Had a private catamaran trip for a day with two amazing crew! There were 6 of us and to say the best day ever is an understatement! The day was ours to choose what we wanted to do. Snorkeling was the top of our list...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank lindadS2821RD
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

We did the inland fishing as we werent interested in trolling deep sea.We booked at our resort so we ended up paying $236 US but it was worth it.Had a great guide,Juan Manuel Almeida.Very good coach as it is different to what we are used...More

Date of experience: February 2019
4  Thank CurtisSheloff
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

I have been on many excursions, and this was by far the best. Captain Roberto his Guide Jack were fantastic. We caught 2 barracuda, 1 mackerel and then the Grand Finale: We hooked up 2 Mahi Mahi at same time. They treated us like family...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Amber8167
January 20, 2019|
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Response from jkilburn747 | Reviewed this property |
I never did a private catamaran, only private fishing charter. I’m sure you could go through Transat, sunwing etc, or call the marina directly.
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nayrana
September 4, 2018|
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No, there is no PADI in Cuba as it is an American entity. It is likely to be SSI which is basically equivalent to PADI as far as an open water course is concerned.
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