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Doctor Dive Costa Maya

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Avenida Mahahual con Calle Coronado | Yaya Beach, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Professional and Friendly

Charlie helped us with a great refresher dive. He was professional and clear with the training and... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
pip2018
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Villa Grove, Colorado
Great staff and knowledgeable dive tour guide

very nice staff and high-quality gear. Inflatable life vest was required as a safety precaution for... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Angelo B
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Welcome to Doctor Dive Costa Maya!The best scuba diving club in Costa Maya (Mahahual)! Make no mistake, this is not a "paper club" like many others. We dive, and we dive a lot! We dive from boat and travel off spots together.A recent study revealed that this area is one of the place in the world where has more marine species. One of the great attractions of diving around Costa Maya is its abundant marine life. Climatic and sea conditions are particularly favorable to allow that diving activities are conducted safely and always fun, for 12 months a year.The particular characteristics of the coast and the underwater scenery of Costa Maya offer the possibility to make spectacular dives at altitudes between -15 and -60 meters, within a 10 minute boat planing.If you're not exploring carribean underwater, you're missing half the show.We have one simple philosophy, that is to teach and guide divers through close guidance and provide the opportunities to get out and dive!Our equipment and our qualified and experienced teachers offers a multitude of choices for diving in the spots of the coast for both beginners and experienced divers.We offer the full range of PADI courses, from Open Water to Dive Master: all our courses are individually tailored. We don't do big groups or mass courses like most other dive schools. Our enthusiasm and caring approach is to teach our passion by experienced PADI Dive Instructors. Our crew come from professional teaching and coaching backgrounds.
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Avenida Mahahual con Calle Coronado | Yaya Beach, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Charlie helped us with a great refresher dive. He was professional and clear with the training and took us on a great dive to the reef. The team put safety first and were fun and informative. We would highly recommend Dr Dive and Charlie and...More

Thank pip2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

very nice staff and high-quality gear. Inflatable life vest was required as a safety precaution for snorkeling and you can completely deflate it if you dont want flotation. the prices were affordable

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Returned once again and pleased as ever with Doctor Dive. They have recently purchased a new boat and are upgrading the store. Always a good sign that the business reinvests in its operation. But the greatest strength are the people that work there. They all...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

On a cruise that stopped in Costa Maya. Nico helped my son and I. After realizing I had not dived in fifteen years, Nico gave us a proper refresher course and then we took a great dive. Nico was patient professional and emphasized safety at...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

I have never had trouble with correspondence before a trip than with them. When you send an email you get an automated response & it would be at least 24 hours to receive an actual response. Their response didn't answer all the questions so I...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

We arrived in Costa Maya on Oceania Cruise lines. It was a short inexpensive cab ride to their beach front locale. Giovanni and Andy took us out. It was a rough day, but they expertly guided us. We were three very experienced snorkelers, but appreciated...More

Thank Susan S
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Doctor Dive team is amazing! It was my first time diving and naturally I was a bit nervous. However, when we met Charlie and John who took us through every step of the process explaining everything in great details, I realized we were in hands...More

Thank Juliana S
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

We did a 2 tank dive with Charlie and staff coming from our cruise ship, in port for one day. The arrangements were perfect, timing was great, dives were very good. Great reef structure and care has been taken to protect them. Very professional and...More

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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate today as it was a little cool so consequently were the only two on the dive. We were even more fortunate to have Nico as our Dive Master. We hadn't dove in five years so he was very patient, safety oriented, skilled...More

Thank Christine E
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

These guys are a lot of fun!! This was our first diving experience and these guys made it quite enjoyable. My son (13y) and my nephew (16) took a little encouraging to get going but once they did, they had a great time. Instruction was...More

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Janet B
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Response from Cathy S | Reviewed this property |
The trip was pretty short. We had to wait for a couple that had a reservation just like we did, by the time they got outfitted with equipment we did not even leave until 10:45, when we were supposed to go @10:30. It was... More
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Karen S
7 October 2017|
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Response from Paul M | Reviewed this property |
I only saw 2 boats and neither would be large enough to carry 10 people. To be safe, I would email the company: INFO@DOCTORDIVE
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Shelley8338
4 September 2017|
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Response from KyleDyle | Reviewed this property |
Hi Shelley No, My girlfriend and I were already certified. This was just one of three stops on cruise / dive vacation. I am not sure if they are set-up for recertifications, but it is worth asking. I suspect they can... More
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