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Vida Aquatica Dive Center

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Address: Calle 38 | Mahekal Beach Resort, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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+52 984 803 2517
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00

Vida Aquatica Dive Center keeps its operations small, friendly, and...

Vida Aquatica Dive Center keeps its operations small, friendly, and safety-oriented, while exploring some of the world's most beautiful dive sites. Providing a variety of ways to enjoy scuba diving in Playa del Carmen, the dive center offers scuba diving courses, an array of diving tours, and exciting activities like fishing and snorkeling.

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Excellent first dive experience..

Never dived before but we decided to give it a go. A really excellent team here. Completely professional and very knowledgeable. They all put us completely at ease during what was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Howard O
United Kingdom

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United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Never dived before but we decided to give it a go. A really excellent team here. Completely professional and very knowledgeable. They all put us completely at ease during what was a completely new experience. An induction in the swimming pool on use of the equipment etcetera and then to sea. It was Dominic who looked after us and what... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With just a 30 minute ride from Playa Del Carmen we snorkeled in a series of collapsed caves with our own guide who was very knowledgeable of the region and history of the ceynotes (caves). He was so patient to answer all of our questions. We wore wet suits which turned out to be the best gear. We saw large... More 

Thank Rebecca S
Albany, NY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Appreciating that we had less than 20 dives among the three of us in my family, Roman, Dominick, Adrian and Orlando made sure we had an excellent set of dives with them, and unselfishly set us up for a dive across the channel at Cozumel with another dive company. Roman was a terrific dive leader--seeing it as his mission to... More 

Thank LancasterErik
1 review
Reviewed 2 March 2017

It had been 12 years since my last dive. Roman really made me feel comfortable and ready to dive. It was a great reintroduction at some nice 30 to 40 foot deep reefs. I would definitely come back for more dives with Vida Aquatica. In addition, Barbara gave us some great tips on local activities and food. We also did... More 

Thank Michael P
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

We dive every year on our vacations and this year the goal was to see the Yucatan peninsula and try out cenote diving. We went out with Roman for a day and did 2 ocean dives. Great locations, professional operation, and just very easy. The next time we went out with Peter for the cenote dives and this was everything... More 

Thank TrophyRachelle
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Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We took the course with Roman, he was very patient and didactic with us. It was our first time (adults and teenagers girls)but we all felt very comfortable and safe. He took the needed time in the pool to practice. The weather and the sea was perfect. It will be definitely a lasting memory. The whole crew and team are... More 

Thank Piky V
Tucson, Arizona
2 reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2017

I returned to diving after an 8 year hiatus. I am a semi experienced diver with 100 dives logged. I was trained in NYC by amazing 9/11 first responders who taught me that above and beyond anything else, safety in diving and knowing your skills was imperative. I also happen to have a completely fused spine which can present challenges... More 

Thank Edie E
Cumberland, Maryland
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Reviewed 10 January 2017

During the first week in January this year, I took my family to Playa Del Carmen. We did a family snorkel trip for five, and I dived two of the days. I did an ocean dive with Roman followed by a two cenote dive, also with Roman. The cenote dive was incredible and highly recommended. The shop was well organized,... More 

Thank Ericocean53
Hamilton, Bermuda
1 review
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I've been back home in Bermuda a few weeks now from an amazing trip my boyfriend and I recently took to Playa del Carmen, Mexico and already, I cannot wait to return to Mexico to dive with VADC again. The dive experience we had was absolutely amazing, as was all of the staff we met. We did 3 days of... More 

Thank JaclynPearl
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Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great intro to scuba diving.. big shout out to Dominic, great instructor, felt well looked after...well worth the $110

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