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XTC Dive Center

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Postal 21, Xcalak 77000, Mexico
+52 983 839 8865
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Diving, La Poza Reef, Xcalak

Excellent diving on La Poza Reef with Ernesto at XTC dive centre 1st visit: Had been strong... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Paul W
Awesome Tarpon Dive

The dive today was just awesome. First of all we saw a turtle, but the best thing was about to... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
tutschkinho
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XTC Dive Center is located within the Xcalak Reef National Marine Park, a strictly protected region of the Meso-american Barrier Reef system. The area boasts some of the most breathtaking dive sites on the Yucatan peninsula and offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy the pristine marine environment without the crowds present in the more developed areas of the coast. XTC Dive Center is internationally known for our world-class customer service, top notch equipment and expert guides. We provide a seamless customer experience through careful planning, logistics and proprietary local knowledge. All of our standard trips and courses provide great value!
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent diving on La Poza Reef with Ernesto at XTC dive centre 1st visit: Had been strong on-shore wind for a few days - so lots of Tarpon. 2nd visit: 1st day of calm conditions but lot of Tarpon still around. The highlight was inquisitive...More

1  Thank Paul W
Aitor A, Director General at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Paul, thank you very much for your photos, everybody loved them. I hope next time we can go to Chinchorro together! It was a pleasure diving with you! Saludos. Ernesto

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The dive today was just awesome. First of all we saw a turtle, but the best thing was about to come. We were diving with about hundred tarpons which were up to 3 meterS long!!!Spectular! Thx 4 the dive and we felt well briefed and...More

Thank tutschkinho
Aitor A, Director General at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Hello! Thank you very much for your comments! The last few days La Poza , the place where the Tarpons are was amazing, full of huge Tarpons and yesterday a few Barracudas and a stingray. Thanks again for diving with us, have a nice time...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

I did my PADI Instructor Course in XTC with Aitor Diaz and Sarah Miller! I highly recommend. They are very patient and the infrastructure of the dive center is really good. The place is beautiful to dive and the staff is amazing!More

Thank LudIvo
Aitor A, Director General at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Hello!! Thank you for your comment señorita, we have a lot of fun with you and the rest of the IDC team! Almost everyone from the group is gone from Xcalak, we miss you a lot. Have fun on your new carrier and congratulations for...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017

My husband and I don't dive, we just stopped in on a whim while driving to grab a drink. This place is so cool. Go up on the deck for a great view. And if you love Pina Coladas like I do, get one here!!...More

Thank arkansasargabright
Sarah M, Professional Training Manager at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Thank you for stopping in! Glad to hear you enjoyed the view and the drinks at our restaurant, The Coral Bar and Grill. And, I completely understand, toilet seats are important!! :) Come back and go diving with us. You'll love it!

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We recently stayed at the XTC centre in Xcalak at the Flying Cloud hotel. The local reefs are pristine, but the best is the 2 night, 3 day trip to dive with the crocodiles at Banco Chinchorro. We had great weather and the staff were...More

Thank Dajoma
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

We traveled to Xcalak for the American Crocodile expedition with Shark Diver Magazine/Eli Martinez. This facility is top notch, the Staff are amazing, friendly, helpful, especially Mattias. The guy is awesome. The restaurant attached to the center is also awesome, get the Coral Burger, amazing....More

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 4 May 2017

The sea, the sky, the coral, the marine life, the wilderness of the border country - a wonderful and unforgetable day.

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

I recently spent a week in the beautiful village of Xcalak, and 5 days diving with XTC Dive Center. While I was there I took the Advanced PADI course. My instructor, Camila, was very professional and patient with me. I learned a great deal and...More

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Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hello Jeff!!! Thank you very much for your comment, I am very happy to know that you had a good experience diving with us and that the Advanced Course was interesting and fun for you! I remember enjoying very much our PPB dive and the...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Located at the isolated and remote fisher village of Xcalak (3 hour drive from Chetumal airport), XTC Dive Center will comply with everything you need to train and enjoy its underwater wonders. This PADI 5 Star Resort is a must for any diver, whether recreational...More

Thank JOSE F
Aitor A, Gerente at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Hello Jose! Thank you very much for your comment. I am very happy to know that you and Abril enjoyed your Advanced Course and Buoyancy Specialty, it was very rewarding for me to see all your progress during the training and mostly to see you...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Just finished two days of scuba diving with my 10 yr. son and wife. We had an amazing experience and my son was even able to see a manatee. XTC is by far the best scuba outfit we have been to in the 15 years...More

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MaryPeter1, Geschäftsführer at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hello from XTC! Thank you so much for your review! It was a pleasure taking you, your wife and your son out diving to Poza Rica and Acuario - I was very impressed to see you teach your son about fish and coral species, we...More

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