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“Great Dive!”
Review of Vallarta Under Sea

Vallarta Under Sea
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We are a group of Professional divers who wants to share their most loved passion of the underwater world with all the people who visit Puerto Vallarta. We would like to introduce more new divers to the ocean and let them know how important is to all of us to take care about the natural resources and how to enjoy them with out damage.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed August 23, 2012

Divemaster Hector was great! Two great dives! Dive shop at the Barcelo resort & they picked us up right on our beach. Crew was very attentive & helpful... all we had to do was dive.

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed August 7, 2012

Amazing diving experience in Puerto Vallarta with this great group. I went on a 2 tank dive on July 31st with Frank, Carol and Armando, a very fun, professional and safety conscious crew. We saw giant mantas and even snorkeled with a playful sea lion we found in between dives! They have a very good setup, a nice shop, are very well organized and the equipment they provided for our expert dive was in good condition. I will definitively come back to dive with Vallarta Undersea and can highly recommend them above other dive shops in Vallarta.

Thank malvarezm
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Reviewed July 29, 2012

What a fantastic experience with Vallarta Undersea. Frank and Carolina gave me the reassurance and confidence to do the most amazing dive of my life, swimming with an enormous manta ray! Whilst incredibly professional and safety conscious, they were also very friendly and fun. I would highly recommend these guys to any amateur and experienced divers.

Thank danfleisch
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Reviewed July 21, 2012

What a great group of people and professional organization. My wife and I went on three 2 tank dives with Vallarta Undersea on the 7th, 9th & 10th of July. The dives at Isla Marietas were traffic with great guides (Alex & Pacquito) we saw many fish, eels, a few skates/rays and an octopus. We were able to dive through many vocanic rock formations to include caves and tunnels. The water at good vis from 50 to 70 feet and was plenty warm, a lot of the divers onlt wore their swimsuits and a rash guard. We also did a dive at Majahuitas & Los Arcos lead by Hector. Unfortunately due to the previous nights rain the vis was limited in some areas due to the river outflow but we still had a couple of good dives. Located in the Marina they are only a short 20 min walk from our resort of choice so they were easy to get to as well as the shop being very close to their boats (which were all in excellent condtion with overhead cover and big engines, much better than the old catamarans and pangas some other shops use). Contacting VU through email was fast and efficient and all of your questions ae promptly answered. Check in is also quick and efficient and the facilities are clean and comfortable. I wish we could have extended our trip so we could have spent more time diving with them. A special shout out goes to Frank who took excellent care of our needs and personnally ensured we had a great time. we WILL dive with this crew on our next trip to PV.

Thank jrsmith57
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Reviewed April 20, 2012

We really enjoyed our experience diving with Vallarta Undersea. I am a novice Open Water Certifed Diver and my boyfriend took the Discover Scuba the day before our 2 tank dive. The staff were super friendly, helpful, attentive and thorough from the time we arrived at the dive shop and throughout the entire day.

Our dive master, Hector, made the day very enjoyable. Paul, the photographer took photos and videos on the boat and during the dive, a great keepsake for our unforgettable experience.

It was chilly, but we were provided full body wetsuits. The lunch after the dive, homemade sandwiches was delicious!

Krystal

Thank Krystal F
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