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The Dive Shop Old Providence

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We offer safe, high-quality & environmentally responsible diving services around the world’s 3rd largest barrier reef in Providencia Isla / Old Providence. Services & courses include: Nitrox courses & dives; equipment rental & tank filling; Discover...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Bahia de Manzanillo / Manchianeel Bay | Bahia de Manzanillo, Sector Bottom House, Providencia Island 880027, Colombia
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All reviews dive shop manzanillo beach the owner reef sharks diving experience lobster whole world five star open water many thanks taking care in great condition a lot of fun lion fish great fun two days an amazing experience
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Went diving with Alejandro when staying in Providencia and absolutely loved it. I have an advanced certification but my last dive had been a while, and it was no problem for Alejandro practicing some things with me in the pool before going out to sea...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dth1990
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I tried to make some more experiences on Providencia with Alejandro to compare him with Felipe. He maybe has the newest equipment and is the only one to dive on Nitrox but I wouldn’t recommend diving with him. Because of the equipment he will charge...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marko M
Alejandro A, Propietario at The Dive Shop Old Providence, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2018

Thank for yourmature and objective review.

Reviewed 11 August 2018

It was the best experience in Providencia. Alejandro is so professional and explained us how to be safe meanwhile we enjoyed the experince. He really knows what he's doing.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carmonsa
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

The dive shop is not a shop but a dive center where Alejandro, the owner and dive master is managing and personally taking care of all divers and especially beginners. Diving sites are amazing. Diving equipments are in very good condition. Family atmosphere in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Youkou
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the yellow house at bottom house, the neighbour runs his dive business from home “Alejandro”, he has a pool for the beginners and runs courses from his house, in fact I didn’t know he lived there as I thought it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Scumgy
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our dive experience with Alejandro & Alex and felt welcomed by the staff including Mary in the shop. Our 17-year old son got one-on-one attention for his Open Water certification, our 12-year old daughter was completely papered for a Discover Scuba experience,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda D
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

I came to Alejandro, Alex and the team with specific interests in filming aquatic life for a future marine degree and the diving they provided did not disappoint. I can easily say the best service provided by any dive shop on the island and my...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Abi C
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Alejandro is a nice guy and although I don't have any problems with his teaching and guiding skills it wasn't like super five star perfect perfect. It was just fine. No reason to assume that it was better then any of the other diving schools...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Wytse K
Alejandro A, Propietario at The Dive Shop Old Providence, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Hi guys, thanks for your review, we will never call out self the best but we work by the book, the advance course, is more a practical than theoretical course as you see, sorry if you feel unattended, let's hope you come back some time...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Even if the price is slightly higher than the others on the island, Alejandro takes care of everyone and likes to work with small group. The dives we did were really nice, we saw lots of sharks, eels, rays, crabs, lobster and much more. I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Leandro G
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This dive shop stands out for three main reasons: small diving groups (2-3 people), competent instructors (patient, experienced and fun) and excellent location (quiet idyllic beach). If you are trying to understand what differentiates this dive shop from the others on the island then choose...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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jpmtalens
22 May 2018|
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Response from Alejandro A | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for contacting us. The policy will be if it's safe we dive if not we don't.
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Manuel A
21 May 2018|
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Response from Alejandro A | Property representative |
Hola Manuel. Gracias por contactarnos. Nos encontramos en Providencia. Piensas venir a Providencia o solo San Andres. Providencia se encuentra a 50 millas de San Andres, hay 2 forkas de llegar, avioneta 25 minutes, o... More
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mashLondonUk
8 May 2018|
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Response from Alejandro A | Property representative |
Hi Mash, Thanks for contacting us. Our principal activity is scuba diving, but we can also rent you snorkeling gear. Fins,mask, and snorkel. MARES. For $30.000 cop per day. For scuba diving you should make reservation... More
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