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Akumal Dive Shop

#1 of 24 Tours in Akumal Features Animals
| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
+52 984 875 9032
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Fun day snorkeling!

We snorkeled right in front of the dive shop. We were able to sea turtles! Just be respectful of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
novemberstorms1986
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Puyallup, WA
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Amazing staff!!!

I am taking time to write this review truly because of Diego and Victor. These guys went above and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
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“sea turtles” (62 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
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+52 984 875 9032

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We snorkeled right in front of the dive shop. We were able to sea turtles! Just be respectful of the turtles, don't try to invade their space, don't try to touch them. They are beautiful and do not need to be stressed out by tourists....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am taking time to write this review truly because of Diego and Victor. These guys went above and beyond for my family and me. I want everyone to know that this place is child friendly. I took my 3 kids ages; 7, 4, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First about Akumal Dive Shop: We (2 people) booked for a Open Water Certification before arriving, and we had some concerns about my Asthma. They handled it perfectly, taking it seriously and took me to a doctor in Playa del Carmen. Everything was fortunately fine....More

1  Thank Frederik F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 5th set of dives with Akumal Dive Shop and probably the best experience we’ve had to date. ADS is geared for all levels of divers, but is an excellent place to get dive training, especially if you are interested in a Discovery...More

1  Thank WearyTraveller68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic snorkelling tour. Value for money. Our tour guide- Diego was extremely informative and was fantastic at spotting the turtles. They also take great go pro footage of your tour which is an added bonus.

2  Thank Hollie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Akumal Dive Shop offers everything from education to the highest level of advanced scuba diving. The staff is welcoming, effective in communication, and most of all love what they do. Beyond diving they have amazing tour services, local snorkeling with sea turtles, sunset cruises, and...More

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

Hi Douglass, Thank you for taking the time to review us! We’re tremendously pleased to read that you mention how we welcome those just getting acquainted with diving (…or travelers simply looking to have a great time with a tour) to those with ‘the highest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience was fantastic from start to finish. We booked the 1 hour snorkelling tour by email with Isela, who could not have been more helpful. We had to change our booking a couple of times, due to the weather and our plans changing, but...More

1  Thank JackLFC05
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yesterday for our twelfth wedding anniversary we went on the snorkeling tour. We booked and organised the trip via the internet and with help from Isela in sorting times and days. We arrived to be welcomed at the door by our guide Diego and even...More

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

Hi Kristy and Jon! A belated congratulation for your wedding anniversary… and birthday too! What an honor to have had you both on such a special occasion; we’re glad it went so well (having been greeted by a green sea turtle almost immediately—WOW! Now that’s...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently vacationed in Mexico with multiple families. A friend and myself spent a few days with Akumal Dive Shop finishing up our Padi Open Water Certification. Isela handled all of our questions ahead of time and was able to schedule around the days we...More

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

Hi Snrubnivek, Congratulations on getting certified! And thank you for this kind review… it makes us happy to read how much you enjoyed finishing up your Open Water Certification with us. A pleasure to learn that your experience was rewarding, went so smoothly, and with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went on our first night dive. It ended up being just the two of us and our dive master which always adds to the experience. We went off shore 5-10 minutes. It was incredible. We saw a large hawksbill sea turtle,...More

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

Hi Steph C, Congratulations for thoroughly enjoying your first night dive! What a pleasure to read that it was an 'incredible' experience for you, wonderful just by the way you describe it. and that you spotted so much sea life at night! We look forward...More

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Sam182710
19 July 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi Sam182710, Yes, we do! Like WearyTraveller68 kindly pointed out, just let us know in advance that you prefer the one-on-one instruction as this is available upon request. For further information, please contact us via... More
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Steve B
14 July 2017|
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Hi Steve! Thank you for contacting us... nice to know you'll be arriving so soon and visiting us from Canada! Regarding your queries, according to Google Maps, the Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka'an Don Pablo is 9.8 km (6.08... More
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CanaryBoyManchester
9 July 2017|
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Hi CanaryBoyManchester, We’re happy to read that you’ll be visiting us in August… and that we were recommended to you, awesome! Yes definitely, we’ll see you here! Regarding the advice you seek, about hiring a boat to see... More
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