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Address: Calle 10 entre 1ra avenida y 5ta - Centro, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Come and share our passion... these words perfectly reflect the atmosphere...

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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A genuine passion for diving

I have been diving for 10 years all over the world, but always in the ocean. When my husband and I arrived in Mexico for the first time last June, I didn’t know what to expect... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been diving for 10 years all over the world, but always in the ocean. When my husband and I arrived in Mexico for the first time last June, I didn’t know what to expect. The cenotes became a new amazing underwater world, that wasn't like anything I had ever experienced before. We had a week of diving with... More 

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Campinas, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I was referred to Phocea by very experienced dive professionals, so I was already expecting a great service. They did deliver to my expectations! From the first moment I called it was a good experience. When I passed by the shop a day before I was extremely well received. On the day of the dive a great reception again. They... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I did my first dives in a while with these guys whilst on holiday, and they went very well around a small wreck and then along a long reef. I also dived with Bull sharks, which was a wonderful experience. The staff were friendly and quirky. However, professional and safe where it counted. Cheers guys.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I had the pleasure to spend one week accompanied by the Phocea Mexico (Playa & Cozumel) crew. The entire team was great, available and patient :-) to support me during my Pady OW certification. A special "Thank you" for Steven who applied the right attitude and words to help me to go through my first dive in the sea and... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I always wanted to do scuba diving even though I can barely swim. After snorkeling in Akumal beach, I knew I am meant to have my first dive in Caribbean. Steven and his assistant at Phocea made my first dive a wonderful experience. With their instruction along the whole course, I felt no panic down there and did enjoy the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My dad and I went on a Diving trip in Playa, and I went on a Whale Shark Snorkel excursion. The diving trip was great! We saw a moray, and other cool life - and a few large schools of fish. I had not done a drift dive for a while, which was fun. Our guide was nice, and was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very good and flexible dive center. We could make changes in our reservation at any time and they where always happy to help us. During our Padi AOWD course we did 4 dives in Cozumel, 2 dives in Playa, 2 dives in Cenotes. All of them where excellent. Only what they could improve is to buy some better fins as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

My son and I recently did our PADI with the shop in Playa del Carmen (via ClubMed Cancun). We had the most amazing experience - the instructors were great (especially Arthur, and Sebastian). There were 4 of us in our group - 3 teenagers and me - a 50 year old claustrophobic! Diving is something I had never considered, but... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Simply the best. The shop in Cozumel is the latest shop of the Phocea group that recently opened on the Cozumel island. It's located by hotel Villablanca. The staff are simply the nicest people ever. From Melanie and Elodie who manage the booking, to the guides Nico, Joannes and Juan Carlos, all the way to Captain Luis and his helper... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Thanks Juan, Jo, Nico And Melanie for your welcome ... You was a key element for our fantastic holidays... Stay like You are ... Nice people And very professional divers ...

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