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Phocea Mexico

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Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Amazing Whale Sharks

We have been diving with Phocea several times in the past and found them to be very professional... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
vitalspark
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Edinburgh, Scotland
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Awesome is an understatement

The dives and the crew made my day unforgettable. Diving in the cenotes is an incredible... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Elgringounet
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London, United Kingdom
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Come and share our passion... these words perfectly reflect the atmosphere at Phocea : First of all, for us diving means pleasure (the pleasure to discover its underwater treasures), professionalism (we dive with the highest safety standards) and a great atmosphere (being serious doesn´t mean it can´t be fun). Come to discover Mexico, a country with a rich culture, ancient traditions, magic places and friendly people. The Yucatan peninsula enjoys a tropical climate, that allows you to dive all year long, in warm waters, with excellent visibility. The water temperature ranges from 79°F and 84°f in the sea, depending on the season and 75°f all year long in the cenotes.Martine, Didier and their French-Mexican team, welcome you to offer you the best of Phocea.
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Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been diving with Phocea several times in the past and found them to be very professional with great staff. Not diving these days but I thought I could cope with swimming with Whale Sharks, pick up at 05.30 to go up to Cancun...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dives and the crew made my day unforgettable. Diving in the cenotes is an incredible experience: the caves, the lights as well as the mix of waters make it unique. The staff (thanks Sebastien!) is truly and genuinely nice and passionate and caring. Perfect...More

Thank Elgringounet
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

We spent 2 days with the great team of Phocea in La Paz, Loic, Melanie, Cesar, Martin. Our main desire was to dive with sea lions, and it was probably one of the best dives of my life!! The interactions with those animals is just...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

I did my IDC last March in Playa del Carmen with Phocea. The course was an amazing experience both personal and educational. You have the chance not only to become a very competent diving instructor, but to learn how a professional dive center works, which...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Had a great dive with Georges today. He is an amazing guide. Turtles, sea horse, morays, ray, porcupine. Also boat, staff and equipment were on a high standard. Had a great and memorable time. Thanks.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

I had a great snorcheling trip with them to the sardine run off Cancun with sailfish. You also need luck, which we had. A very beautiful experience to see the sailfish dancing around the bait ball. You should be absolutley prone against sea sickness to...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Diving with Phocea was one of the best choices during our two month stay in Playa del Carmen. After we were dissatisfied with our first dive center, we ended up there by chance. We just went in because we found the place appealing. The french...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

I contacted a number of dive companies prior to our trip, requesting a couple of specific dives in Cozumel. Phocea was friendly and agreed to do the specific dives, so we signed up. Upon arrival in Playa Del Carmen, we were greeted in French, and...More

1  Thank Jonathan P
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I did 3 dives with them in Cozumel and 3 dives in Playa del Carmen, including the Bull shark dive. Unfortunately we didn’t see any sharks. I just read a response by “the proprietor” to a previous review saying that if you didn’t see the...More

1  Thank Eugenio G
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I did about 8 days of diving with Phocea and it was great. I did mostly Cenote dives, but also a couple of ocean dives in Playa. Everyone at the diveshop is really nice and helpful. They are mostly French, but speak well enough English...More

Thank elfhin
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