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Akumal Dive Shop

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| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
+52 984 875 9032
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Top Notch Dive Shop

Very professional dive shop. I rented a full set of gear that was well maintained. We did an 80... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
1466martin
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Dive Shop Staff Make the Trip

The reef was beautiful. Lots of turtles-at least two on each dive. Plus a whole host of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bakwood
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Sherwood Park, Canada
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The Original Akumal Dive Shop is a 5 Star PADI IDC center. The first dive shop on Mexico's Caribbean mainland. With over 30 years experience we offer the best from accommodation, tours, snorkeling and recreational diving to advanced levels of instructor training in Akumal Riviera Maya Mexico.
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  • Average1%
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| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very professional dive shop. I rented a full set of gear that was well maintained. We did an 80 ' dive just outside the bay. Great reef to see. The dive master was excellent.

Thank 1466martin
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The reef was beautiful. Lots of turtles-at least two on each dive. Plus a whole host of multicoloured creatures. Water pretty clear. So the dives were great but what really made me want to write this review was the staff at Akumal Dive Shop. From...More

Thank bakwood
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tank's a lot at GINA for her professionalism, her smile, her informations about the diving but also her informations about the country and history of the site. We love this moment in DOS HOROS and we sent in security with Gina And thank's at the...More

Thank Pat D
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Pat, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor… and for these lovely words you have expressed about Gina and the way she made your diving remarkable here! We appreciate knowing these details and how much you enjoyed your time diving...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a friend who was trying scuba paid course , the staff were very friendly and helpful and sorted him out . I conducted two dives over two days due to strong winds, swell and waves fantastic diving on second dive Actor and Louis...More

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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi aatkins3, Thank you for your honest review… we’re so glad we didn’t disappoint! And we love that you describe us as ‘fantastic’, ‘very friendly and helpful’, and the 'great guides' you mention too... it feels great to learn about your experience with us. Happy...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from an 8-day stay in Akumal and while there was able to complete my Open Water Diver certification. I can’t say enough good things about the Akumal Dive Shop; everyone there was very friendly and professional. Due to windy conditions and rough...More

Thank Fleethecold
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Fleethecold, Congratulations on your Open Water Certification! We are deeply proud of you… thank you for choosing to undertake this exciting endeavor with us! We appreciate your generous comments regarding our shop and staff—it’s wonderful for us to hear it! Referring to Ivo &...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was Gina and she was fantastic! Very patient, helpful, and enjoyable for my sister and I. She pointed out amazing underwater sea life. We felt very safe with her especially since we are not certified.More

Thank Nicole K
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Nicole, Thank you for this sweet review about your Discover Scuba Diving experience in Akumal! We’re thrilled to read that Gina ‘was fantastic’, friendly and thorough with you both; that she made sure you truly enjoyed the underwater world and all the life teeming...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ivo Chiarino is an amazing young instructor with a passion for the sport and the incredible patients to teach. I can’t wait to return and continue my diving education.More

Thank Kelly S
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Kelly! Thank you for your review, lovely to hear that you’re learning to dive with us and plan on continuing your diving education here. We’re also very excited anticipating your return… here's hoping it’s soon! Pleased to learn that Ivo was fit for the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent the past week diving with the Akumal Dive Shop. Condor was our dive master and Chino was our boat captain. They were both outstanding and made sure we enjoyed our experience. The shop itself is very nice. We had our...More

Thank cjmryan
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi cjmryan, We loved reading the word ‘outstanding’ to describe your experience with both Condor and Chino… it’s delightful to learn that they played no small part in your enjoyment of your experience diving in Akumal. We’re also happy to see that you enjoyed our...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We dove on 1/15 and 1/16. The facilities are nice and the people even nicer. Our dive master was Aitor , an amiable and knowledgeable guide. The mates on the boat were helpful and kept us warm as they could on windy, overcast days. The...More

Thank Marshville K
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Marshville, It’s truly satisfying to read your generous remarks about us and to see ourselves through your eyes so to speak… we’re so glad you feel this way :) We’re happy Aitor and the mates made your dives amusing and comfortable… and pleased that...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Very nice dive shop conveniently located near my resort. I really enjoyed the 2 dive sessions with Aitor N. He is a great instructor who provides a lot of detail, which I always appreciate. The dive shop has a lot of nice amenities (showers, lockers,...More

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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Phil, We’re delighted to read your comments and appreciate that you took the time to write and share this review—glad our shop’s location was convenient for you and that you deeply enjoyed your two dive sessions with Aitor. Thank you for highly recommending us...More

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youngb78
31 January 2018|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Thank you for your questions! It appears we have already contacted you via Facebook and e-mail (or at least we will soon in the latter).
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Abigail G
21 January 2018|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Thank you everyone for your answers... and Abigail for contacting us :)
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Hoboken20
10 November 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi Hoboken, Yes, we do indeed take credit cards. Thank you Russell and Bernardo for answering.. .and for your kind comments about us! We hope to see you all soon!
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