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Playa Scuba Dive Center

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15th Avenue With 4 Street North | infront Billy the Kid Tacos, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Highly recommended

Very kind people, I completed my PADI open water diver certificate with them and enjoyed it a lot... read more

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Martin C
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PADI open water

I am super happy for choosing this Center for my open diver! I was lucky enough to have both... read more

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"Playa Scuba Dive Center" in downtown Playa del Carmen is a "Boutique Dive Center" run by the owner Klaus, offers small, personal dive trips exploring the exciting reefs in Playa del Carmen, or amazing coral structures in Cozumel and mystic dives in the crystal clear waters of sacred Mayan Cenotes. Shark diving with Bull sharks and Whale shark encounters are the specialty of Playa Scuba. Small groups of four scuba divers in Cenotes or up to five divers in Playa del Carmen or Cozumel reefs. PADI courses from Discover Scuba to Dive Master. Eco land tours to Chichen Itza, Tulum, Coba, Xcaret, Xel-Ha and Belize
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15th Avenue With 4 Street North | infront Billy the Kid Tacos, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very kind people, I completed my PADI open water diver certificate with them and enjoyed it a lot. I had an excellent experience, we went to Cozumel, to Cenotes, and dived in Playa. I highly recommend Playa Scuba Dive Center!

Thank Martin C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am super happy for choosing this Center for my open diver! I was lucky enough to have both Caroline and Aaron as instructors! Super loved it as they made me feel really safe and the dives were really fun! Thanks for everything! If I...More

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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I had a great experience with the folks at Playa Scuba. We needed a shop to take us on our 4 certification dives and the people here communicated with us for weeks leading up to our trip and were hugely flexible with...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having never dived in Playa Del Carmen, we arrived at the dive shop a little apprehensive. The owner, Klaus, and Carolyn, an instructor, quickly put us at ease. Paperwork completed, we geared up and walked to the beach to board a small fast-boat that would...More

Thank Nick R
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PlayaScuba, Public Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I had a great time diving with you and enjoy it to share our great underwater wonders with good divers that appreciate such unique dives as Cenotes. Our mission has been to cater to individual needs and keep the groups small. Hope to see you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found Playa Scuba through the reviews here, and chose it for the friendly description of the staff and dive masters. Definitely made the right choice! I showed up with a friend who was interested in tagging along as a snorkeler, and even though it...More

Thank Jackie B
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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Our goal is to make your vacation unforgettable in a positive way and to show you new horizons and different facets of scuba dive and making it always safe and enjoyable in behalf of Playa Scuba we invite you to come back soon and explore...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Just finished my open water certification yesterday with Carolyn and the whole experience was great! I lucked out having Carolyn basically to myself all three days (not quite peak season yet) and I could not be more happy and appreciative about that. It was pouring...More

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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Welcome you’re part of our family now so it’s time to plan your next adventure tour so you can practice you all you learned skills It was a real pleasure to have you and your boyfriend with us

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We did 2 dives in Playa del Carmen with Playa Scuba. They are amazing! Our guide was Sonny, he was really calm and friendly. Really liked to dive with him. The shop is small but they have everything you need. The equipment was prepared on...More

1  Thank Valerie J
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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I’m glad you had a good time and I hope you come in dive with us soon again Remember the bull shark arrive in November

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We dived Playa Reef, Cozumel and a Cenote's dive. The dive master's and staff were friendly, knowledgeable and experienced. This small dive shop offers a unique experience that larger shops can't come close to. Coming in with only 10 recorded dives we felt safe and...More

3  Thank denismcgovern
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PlayaScuba, Owner at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

You’re welcome we had a great time diving with you it is always a pleasure to have people that appreciate some good diving in some good tacos in behalf of the crew of Playa Scuba Dive Center I will send you a big hug and...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

This is a small dive Center who take out small groups of 4 or 5 divers to dive with Bull sharks. The dive briefing was excellent and covered every small detail of what to expect .we even covered shark anatomy and behaviour,(FANTASTIC) The dive boat...More

Thank _mickyc80
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PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Well well we had a lot of fun diving with you as well and we are glad you enjoyed it this is our best dive and we promote save the shark it is very important to protect this beautiful animal

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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Just came back diving with Scuba Playa today. They were extremely accommodating, experienced and helpful the entire day. We got to take two dives where we saw plenty of fish and coral and experienced the beautiful sea floor. My husband had never been diving before...More

3  Thank Nora C
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Wally P
23 August 2017|
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Response from PlayaScuba | Property representative |
YES we do offer NITROX on certain dives for details you need to ask by email
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Hoang L
28 July 2017|
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Response from PlayaScubaDiveCenter | Property representative |
Yes you can dive know but we suggest you to do a small refresher at the beginning of your dives
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sally r
18 May 2017|
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Dear Sally if you have a concern about having ear problems you should visit a doctor before you come he will tell you if you can dive for not
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