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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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We were looking for something close to the Secrets Resort and this was just a 5 minute walk down... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carl B
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Sayre, Oklahoma
Amazing!!

My wife ended up finishing her open water PADI cert here and we both immensely enjoyed the diving... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James J
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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%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 1 week ago

We were looking for something close to the Secrets Resort and this was just a 5 minute walk down the beach. The shop staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The crew took great care of the group. Never had to get up to get anything, they...More

Thank Carl B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife ended up finishing her open water PADI cert here and we both immensely enjoyed the diving with this location. Ivo ( My wife and I both have a crush on you) was a terrific guide and instructor. We are taking another trip here...More

Thank James J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had some great dives with them, the shop is well managed and you get on a very short notice a response on your emails. Highly recommended to use this dive shop for your dive adventure.More

Thank peterC2839NB
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Peter, Thank you for your review... we're glad you found us 'reliable', 'well-managed', and that you enjoyed some 'great dives' with us! How pleasant to read this :o) We appreciate that you highly recommended us... hope you return soon for you next dive adventure!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful experience completing my open water dives with Saul at Akumal Dive Shop. The instructor was patient with me and gave me a very through review of assembling equipment and practice and review water skills. I went on 3 dives and each...More

Thank Daniel A. C
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Daniel, How pleasant to read that you ‘had a wonderful experience’ completing your open water dives with us… and hearty congratulations for going all the way! We’re delighted to know how happy you were with Saul as your instructor… and that it was such...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience! Quality dive masters, equipment in good shape. A shout out to Mariana and Condor for being great to dive with in Akumal. Thanks!

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

Hi Mick! Many thanks for this brief but very pleasant review! Your shout out was heard and appreciated :o) Hope we have the pleasure of diving with you again (in the near future!)... ¡hasta pronto amigo! Warm Regards from Akumal

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend using this dive shop for scuba diving in the Akumal area. I Completed my open water scuba diving the certification sessions in October. My instructor, Mariana, was very knowledgeable, professional, patient, and did an excellent job during these four certification dives...More

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

Ah, it’s always helpful to receive feedback like this (on both a personal and professional level)… thank you Cincytravellers for this review! We know other travelers will benefit from your words--and we’ll be happy to provide them with the same service we provided you :o)...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour only had 4 people, which was a great thing because we got more one on one time to see the underwater turtles and fish. Diego was our guide and he was super friendly and knowledgeable. It was worth the money!More

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

Hi Tierra H, Thank you for your review! We’re glad you had such a ‘great experience’… and we hope you can repeat it soon! Happy to know that Diego was ‘super friendly and knowledgeable’ as your guide. Looking forward to next time! Best wishes from...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a fantastic trip to Akumal where we spent 11 nights in great accommodation organised through the dive shop (a perfect little self catering Casita that was maintained by a cleaner, groundsmen, and had access to a shared pool which was...More

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

Hi Paul S, Congratulations on completing your Advanced Open Water Diver! What a great pleasure to read that we had such a part to play in your ‘fantastic trip’… thank you for typing this out and sharing it on TripAdvisor! It makes us happy that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chartered a catamaran for our family for the day. We had 11 total people and even though they could have booked more, it was just us, which was great. From the time we arrived the captain Luis and crew were very organized and ready...More

Thank tristenc7
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi tristenc7, Thank you for your review… we’re very happy to read about your “Excellent Day!" We appreciate that you mentioned our “crew were very organized (…) friendly and warm”—we’re so glad you felt this way! How lovely to read about all the details of...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to dive the dive shop is in itself awesome with beautiful people to help with all your needs. Great location, great place, awesome people, highly recommended and I can't wait to returnMore

Thank Russell R
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Russell, Thank you for the review and your kind words... you're awesome too! We really enjoyed having you here :o) We're pleased you had such a rewarding experience with us and truly appreciate your visit... already looking forward to next time! Best wishes from...More

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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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bucknutz
25 October 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi bucknutz, Echoing the previous posters, no longs fins, only short fins are allowed in Akumal Bay. Thank you all for being so helpful :)
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Tony P
11 October 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi Tony, Yes you can (for the time being)... you may enjoy areas for snorkeling without a guide. We highly recommend that you visit our website, under 'Tours' and 'Rentals' (TripAdvisor does not allow us to link to it... More
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