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“Great experience all around!”

Cancun Scuba Center
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Owner description: Cancun Scuba Center operated by owner, Juan Carlos Garrido, with 20 years of experience, we'll make sure you'll have great dives an unforgettable experience with fully personalized attention and professional service. Specialized in Padi Courses to all levels, small groups for certified divers. We also offer the amazing dives to the cenotes (cavern diving).
San Francisco, California
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“Great experience all around!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

Visiting Cancun for business from California with only a limited free time, Juan Carlos made the trip for my colleagues and me a memorable one. The whole process was very smooth and professional from the beginning, and the price was very reasonable. Even before I arrived, he was responsive to my emails answering questions and made me feel very comfortable setting up the dive trip. Once we were at the Cancun Scuba Center the process was quick and easy and the service was fantastic. Not the usual “cattle call” you might experience with other dive outfits in touristy locations. During the dive Juan Carlos was a great guide, knowing the reefs like the back of his hand, he was able to provide an awesome experience. At the end of our sales conference we had a spare few hours and Juan Carlos was flexible and willing to accommodate six of us on very short notice. Truly exceeded all our expectations – would recommend him to anyone and will definitely come back!

Visited February 2013
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“Dos Ojos - not to be missed!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

First of all, diving a cenote is an incredible experience - as close to actual cave diving as possible while still being safe. An absolute must-do experience for any divers out there.

Dos Ojos is an incredible dive with 2 distinct circuits to make the most of your two dives. It was very surreal to walk to a cave in the jungle with so much hidden diving below.

If you're going to dive in Cancun or the cenotes - Juan Carlos is your man. He is super responsive and accommodating for booking and a genuinely awesome guy. He made sure we were the first at the site (which was a HUGE advantage). Everyone who arrived after us was stuck in a 20-person long single-file line. Our small group was out ahead of everyone and got to see the caverns without the crowd.

The gear was in great shape and transportation was included (for the Cenote diving). I can't say enough great things about Juan and his team - he was beyond genuine and I felt very safe diving with him. Don't miss out on this opportunity!

Visited January 2013
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Juan Carlos G, Propietario at Cancun Scuba Center, responded to this review, February 7, 2013
Hola
I agree with you Dos Ojos is a must .
Thank you for diving with us and hopefully we´ll do it again in the future
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London
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“EXCELLENT, BRILLIANT, EXCEPTIONAL experience!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

What an amazing part of our holiday!! Juan was a fantastic instructor, passionate, patient and most of all safe! Juan accommodated our request perfectly as I am a Rescue Diver and my girlfriend was doing her open water. 1-2-1 tuition worked perfectly for us as we needed flexibility in our schedule and Juan more than accommodated this – nothing was too much trouble. The course was competitively priced however what made this a really memorable experience was the time that Jouan spent making sure that my girlfriend was comfortable with her mask (and made her completely dispel this fear – both in the pool and the Ocean). The Oceanic dives were great too! We saw turtle, rays, sea snakes and Barracuda and Juan did a fantastic job of capturing the whole thing on film! We left Mexico with a new found passion for diving and when we come back, we’ll certainly be contacting Juan!!

Visited December 2012
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Juan Carlos G, Propietario at Cancun Scuba Center, responded to this review, February 7, 2013
Tnank you for choosing us as your dive operator, glad you enjoy your dives, I can still see you
guys having lunch out of our Scuba Schack, keep on diving.
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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“Juan Carlos - a legend”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

Did a day trip to Cozumel with this organisation. Accompanied by the owner who is a passionate, caring and very experienced dive operator. Brilliant day out, safe and well organised. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend this organisation to anyone!

Visited December 2012
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Juan Carlos G, Propietario at Cancun Scuba Center, responded to this review, February 7, 2013
Thanks for your review, is was fun diving with you guys, hopefully you´ll come back to sunny
Cancun and we´ll dive again.
Best regards
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“Best dive ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

My husband and I dived with Juan on 1st jan- so we had a fantastic start to the new year diving at Dos Ojos cenote.
Juan was an excellent instructor and made sure we all were following the proper techniques and rules for cavern diving- but we also had a lot of fun along the way!
Beautiful dive site with many interesting structures and passages and many surprises :-)
We had a very memorable dive thanks to Juan!

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Juan Carlos G, Propietario at Cancun Scuba Center, responded to this review, February 7, 2013
Very happy to hear you enjoy your dives, it was a really nice way to start the year for me
as well Best regards.
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