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Address: | (next to Lolha Restaurant), Akumal 77760, Mexico
Phone Number:
+52 984 875 9025
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

We are the Akumal Dive Center located in the main Akumal Bay, next to the...

We are the Akumal Dive Center located in the main Akumal Bay, next to the Lolha Restaurant. We offer snorkel tours, rental equipment, scuba, dive classes, Open 8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM.

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Nice PADI OWD training

Very polite people. Experienced instructor. Transportation from/to the hotel. The OWD training was a very good way of spending the free time at Mayan Riviera.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Warsaw, Poland

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very polite people. Experienced instructor. Transportation from/to the hotel. The OWD training was a very good way of spending the free time at Mayan Riviera.

Thank Traveler9111
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We are 2 families with young kids. We rented life vests from them to snorkel which is mandatory if you want to swim pass the buoy. No fins allowed also in this area. We were told to not wear our biodegradable sunscreen before getting in the water or wait half an hour. They have free hot shower and bathrooms for... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I brought my family of 7 to spend the day at Akumal Beach. When entering the town, you can let the security guys know you are going to the Dive Center, and they will direct you to private and free parking right by the shop. It's a short walk to the center to get your gear. The staff are very... More 

1 Thank Perry B
Erie, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Akumal's Dive Center also does fishing trips. After 3 1/2 hours no fish were caught. Boat was enjoyable for kids and all for hour but then we were super bored sitting watching bait bounce. We had nothing to do. Boat was lovely as were two guides. Captain really tried best and drove extra 30 mins so thanks for trying. Shame... More 

Thank Paul K
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed diving with this crew. Cholo is a great divemaster - careful, good eyes, lovely person. We went to Lobster Cove and I saw more lobsters in one little spot than I have seen in all my dives. And the dive before that was to The Nets where the turtles almost brushed us as they swam past. If... More 

Thank heLPlates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

On a recent visit to Akumal I got my PADI Open Water Certification from the Akumal Dive Center. I made the initial arrangements by email and last minute scheduling face to face with Aramis at the kiosk at the Akumal Bay Beach and Wellness Resort. I found him and my instructor (Mario) to be friendly, professional and enthusiastic. Mario was... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This place was easy to find and such friendly and helpful staff. We Arrived at the beach and thanks to other reviewers bypassed all the grabbers and headed straight for the dive center. We hired snorkels, life jackets and the use of a locker which gave us piece of mind and after a quick briefing from staff on where to... More 

3 Thank ClaireAdamMoss
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Amazing dive shop! Everyone was very helpful and friendly. I did six dives with them. One with Raphael who's was super laid back and kept a nice, slow pace. The other dives I did with Mario who was an excellent guide. He pointed out lot's of sea life that I probably would have missed. They have lockers to store your... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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250 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

If you want to have a fun dive or even just rent some snorkel equipment this is the place, they are very friendly, they have lockers and showers. They are right by the beach.

Thank Aldmar F
Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We read about all the people trying to trick us into guided tours etc upon driving into Akumal Bay Area. We were approached by many men and when we declined they would often mutter things like "Hope you know about the license". You definitely don't need it or a guide! Tell them you've been here before & walk with confidence... More 

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