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Address: Av. Xaman-Ha Manzana 9 Y 10 Lote 1, | Playacar, fase II, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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+52 212 555 5557

Scubacaribe specializes in providing a complete range of water sports and...

Scubacaribe specializes in providing a complete range of water sports and activities for hotels and resorts. The company was formed in 1991 when it began operating and providing services for the Riu Hotels in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Since then we've grown continuously, providing service to the most prestigious hotels in the largest Caribbean vacation destinations. Our fast growth is based on a philosophy of always implementing the latest and best technology available. Our mission is to satisfy clients by providing a wide range of water sports such as scuba diving, snorkeling, windsurf, sailing, rowing, parasailing and a variety of aquatic excursions. Everything we do is executed with the highest regard for personal safety standards. Respect for the environment and a commitment to the local communities where we operate is of prime importance for us. We operate within an established corporate code of conduct, encouraging community relations and training local personnel for management positions, which also helps to improve overall administrative efficiency.

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Outstanding certification course--Juan Carlos was fantastic!

Planned ahead to do get my kids (ages 12 and 13) open water certified while at the Riu Palace Riviera in Playa del Carmen. As this was a resort course, my expectations were low... read more

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Justin K
Arlington, Virginia
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Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Planned ahead to do get my kids (ages 12 and 13) open water certified while at the Riu Palace Riviera in Playa del Carmen. As this was a resort course, my expectations were low that we would receive great individual service. Boy, was I wrong! Scuba Caribe was simply outstanding accomodating our schedules and ensuring that we got all necessary... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Absolutely wonderful experience! Our tour guide Carlos was phenomenal. He made us feel comfortable and explained to us all the history behind the cenotes. He made us have a wonderful experience! I would recommend this tour!

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We booked a cenote scuba, zip wire and turtle sea scuba experience with Jeovani at the Riu Playcar resort. We received a professional service from Jeovani at the resort and had an amazing day and experience with our tour guide. We would highly recommend using this company.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a snorkel and cenote trip with Naomi at the RIU Yucatan. She was really knowledgeable and helpful finding the right trip for us. Our guide was Roberto who was really friendly, relaxed and knowledgeable. They only book groups of 10 max, so our trip was quite intimate and as a group we all really got on, which was... More 

Thank Kay2206
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We truly enjoyed this awesome trip that was set up by the scuba caribe at Palace. There was a group of 13 of us, we chose to snorkel in the ocean, snorkel in the cenotes and zip lining. Our tour guide, Carlos was awesome. He provided the group with snacks and drinks for the kids and adults. He was patient... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I completed my scuba diving certification in Playa del Carmen, and I want to give a big thank you to my 2 diving instructors Juan De Garay and Ian DePauw. Both were very knowledgeable, patient, and super friendly. They made my certification dives very useful and taught me what I had to learn in a very precise manner. I would... More 

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Livingston, Montana
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

I recently enjoyed a day of scuba diving in the Sea of Cortez with Scuba Caribe at the Riu Palace in Cabo San Lucas. My dive master Marie was awesome. She is very knowledgeable and fun to dive with. We had two great dives and got to see humpback whales from our boat on the way to the dive site.... More 

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Thank Bob S
Toronto, Ontario
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great experience, felt safe at all times during the dive. Very helpful with young diver. Appreciated the dive master taking great care of the family experince.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

During our vacation at the RIU Palace, Cabo San Lucas, our daughter showed an interest in scuba diving. My husband and I enrolled our daughter in the diving course with ScubaCaribe at the RIU Palace dive shop. The staff at the dive shop were extremely professional and pleasant to deal with. Our daughter received extensive instructions and classes prior to... More 

Thank Kathytoronto2015
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I did my Advanced Open Water Course with Ian. He is a very attentive and professional instructor and also a nice person outside of the water. Generally diving with Scuba Caribe was an extraordinary experience. Highlights: - Wreck Dive with Ian - Tajma-Ha Cenote with Emilio & Simon - Wall Dive in Cozumel Thanks to the Team of Scuba Caribe!

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