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Scuba Playa Dive Shop

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Calle 10 entre 5ta. Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
+52 984 803 3123
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Amazing experience, loved it!!

I had an amazing experience during my first ever time diving. The owner Anita and her team took... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
simonaksoll
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Manhattan Beach, California
Friendly, easy to deal with and professional. Diving was amazing

From organizing online ahead of time until signing up in person,they were amazing to deal with. The... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
FerTravel
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Ottawa, Canada
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Calle 10 entre 5ta. Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

I had an amazing experience during my first ever time diving. The owner Anita and her team took excellent care of me. I had an expert diving instructor, Stein who explained the process to me and put me even more at ease when he told...More

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AnitaR R, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

It was our pleasure being with you during your first ever underwater breath. Stein is an amazing instructor and he loves what he does, I love that he puts that across to his divers, and helps the first time divers to be at ease. We...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

From organizing online ahead of time until signing up in person,they were amazing to deal with. The shop is very comfortable to get set up in and it is a short walk down the street to the beach to get diving. Rafa who was our...More

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AnitaR R, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you very much for your review. It was our pleasure diving with you and we certainly hope to have the opportunity to dive with you again in the near future. Rafa is an amazing instructor, and I am sure he will be very happy...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Super friendly Instructors, speak almost every language. Great visibility during the dives in the ocean.

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you very much for diving with us and for taking the time to write a review. We certainly hope to have the opportunity to dive with you again in the near future.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Did my homework and Scuba Playa was highly recommended by a previous employee Alex. Getting advice from other divers is always a good bet. I wasn't disappointed. Very professional shop. Had a great day diving the cenotes. Would highly recommend!

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. I am glad you enjoyed the cenotes, and thank you for sharing it with fellow divers. We look forward to diving with you again in te near future.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The crew at Scuba Playa was amazing when they did the 4 certification dives for 13 year old daughter and a refresher for me. They kept her class and dives to a small group and exceeded our expectations on how encouraging and professional they were....More

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SCUBAPLAYA, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We absolutely love having families, and Stein really enjoyed spending time and sharing his passion with yours! We hope to dive with your family again in the near future.

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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and i dove a cenote for the first time with our guide Israel. The pre-dive brief was thorough, clear and simple to follow. The dives themselves at cenote dos ojos were fantastic. Israel was very attentive both in the water and out. He...More

Thank Andrew K
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AnitaR R, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you so much for your review! Israel is a great guide and the cenotes have so much history surrounding them that sharing it enhances the dive experience. I am so happy you enjoyed your cenote experience! They are pretty unique in this area. Thank...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

My husband and I dive while on vacation once a year. We always research the dive shops prior to leaving on our trip. We went and spoke to Danilo at Scuba Playa’s front desk and he was way more than helpful. He gave us all...More

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AnitaR R, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. I love all the detail you went into and I am sure other divers will find it very helpful. But most of all, I am very happy you enjoyed your dives! We certainly...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Chose scuba playa to get my open water certificate because of their great reviews and they lived up to expectation. I hadn't dived before and was nervous but the staff were so professional and very friendly. My girlfriend, who already had her open water, completed...More

Thank Tom L
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AnitaR R, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you very much for diving with us and for taking the time to write review. Congratulations on your certifications! Keep diving, and we hope to dive with you again in the near future.

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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

2x dives at the Taj ma ha cenote. Really good start to cenote diving with this company. The dive guide Israel was a really good bloke. The guy Dani at the front desk was also friendly. Bonus points for also providing lunch in the form...More

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AnitaR R, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you very much for diving with us and for taking the time to write a review. A torta and a cenote combination is very hard to beat! Looking forward to diving with you again in the near future, and to showing you some more...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We found this place walking around Playa on our first day.We didn't even bother to google them because when we came there to ask a few questions about tours and prices we immediately decidet to go with them. They were polite, asked all the right...More

Thank Marko R
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AnitaR R, Owner at Scuba Playa Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you very much for diving with us and for taking the time to write a review. We hope to dive with you again in the near future.

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Hoang L
29 July 2017|
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Response from Rebecca G | Reviewed this property |
Technically, yes, you are certified. If you are inexperienced and it's been two years you can ask for a refresher course, which is usually just a couple hours than you go out diving. They do a lot of drift diving so if you... More
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william d
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Response from AnitaR R | Property representative |
Somehow we did not see your question such a long time ago. Our apologies for not having answered.
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