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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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Very nice dive shop conveniently located near my resort. I really enjoyed the 2 dive sessions with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
philr144
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On my own I did a PADI Refresher with Carlos in the morning and dive with Rafael in the afternoon... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ann S
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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 5 days ago

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

Thank philr144
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On my own I did a PADI Refresher with Carlos in the morning and dive with Rafael in the afternoon. As the rest of my group does not dive and I am not an experienced diver I like to feel safe and rely on the...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to have the best experience for diving and snorkeling this is the place to be, they have everything ready for your adventure

Thank Jaime S
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jaime, Ah, how wonderful to read about your positive experience... and that you consider our shop and staff so well-equipped and prepared. We appreciate your review, thank you for recommending us! We hope you continue to visit us for a long, long time :o)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone involved in this operation is amazing. Our dive instructors, the guys carrying heavy tanks up and down the stairs to the Cenotes, the dive shop operators. Amazing operation. Plus our master gave us so much info on the area and history of our dive...More

Thank Akul A
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Akul A, Oh, wow! We’re flattered with your description of ‘Everyone involved in [our] operation’… we’re more than happy to have the word ‘amazing’ ascribed to us and we’re thrilled that you associate this adjective with us and our operation! Thank you Akul for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of 10 did a private sunset cruise from Akumal Bay. Since it was Christmas week, we reserved in advance by email and left a deposit. Check in at the dive shop was simple. Paid the balance of our bill and signed individual waivers....More

Thank K W
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi K W, Ah, t’was a true pleasure to read your review… ‘…a lovely swim. Then we raised the sail and had a wonderful sail with brisk winds and a memorable sunset.’ ‘The young adults in our group had fun watching the waves (and getting...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I finished our open-water dive certfication with Mariana at Akumal Dive Shop, and it was a total blast. We had completed the confined-water portion of our training at home, and it was easy to set up the final open-water dives by emailing...More

Thank Mariettamom713
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Mariettamom713, Congratulations to both your husband and you for finishing your open-water dive certification with Mariana… we’re thrilled to read it was ‘a total blast’! We’re also happy to learn that you found the e-mail and reservation process a breeze :o) We’re just as...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I went diving with Xavier in December 2017. He is a fabulous, knowledgeable, patient, and fun guide - we could not have wished for better. I am certified PADI and my partner has never dived before and we both came away having...More

Thank wildwayssafaris
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hey wildwayssafaris (clever moniker!), Thank you for reviewing us… and sharing what a big part Xavier played in your positive experience here in Akumal. It’s rewarding for us to learn how and why you ‘thoroughly enjoyed’ your diving experience… and we’re pleased to read that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the best experience getting dive certified at the Akumal Dive Shop. All of my instructors, especially Mariana, were extraordinary. Thank you to the whole staff for making this the best experience of my life so far!More

Thank Katy W
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Katy W, Wow, wow, wow... having had a hand in 'the best experience of [your] life so far!' is no small thing; it means a lot to us to know this, Katy... so thank you for sharing these words with the world! And congratulations...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Robinson Crusoe catamaran excursion with Akumal dive shop - its you are in the area it is not to be missed! Akumal dive shop was a pleasure to deal with and we had unexpectedly amazing day. You board the catamaran after being...More

Thank lana K
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi lana K, How delightful for us to learn about your memorable experience at our shop and your ‘unexpectedly amazing day’ with us during the Robinson Crusoe catamaran excursion :o) We’re happy to read that our photographer captured some amazing shots for you to cherish…...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff is friendly and ready to give you directions. We only rented a locker and a few life jackets - but receive excellent directions on where to find the sea turtles. Would come back again the next time we visit AkumalMore

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

Hi NTUCE1985! Thank you for taking the time to review us! We're glad to learn about your positive experience with us... and we loved reading that you'll 'come back again' on your next visit! We look forward to this day (hopefully next time you'll scuba...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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