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Akumal Dive Shop

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| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
+52 984 875 9032
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An amazing holiday with certification included!

We have just returned from a fantastic trip to Akumal where we spent 11 nights in great... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Paul S
Chartered Catamaran was Excellent Day!

We chartered a catamaran for our family for the day. We had 11 total people and even though they... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tristenc7
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The Original Akumal Dive Shop is a 5 Star PADI IDC center. The first dive shop on Mexico's Caribbean mainland. With over 30 years experience we offer the best from accommodation, tours, snorkeling and recreational diving to advanced levels of instructor training in Akumal Riviera Maya Mexico.
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  • Average1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
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+52 984 875 9032

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Reviewed yesterday

We have just returned from a fantastic trip to Akumal where we spent 11 nights in great accommodation organised through the dive shop (a perfect little self catering Casita that was maintained by a cleaner, groundsmen, and had access to a shared pool which was...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We chartered a catamaran for our family for the day. We had 11 total people and even though they could have booked more, it was just us, which was great. From the time we arrived the captain Luis and crew were very organized and ready...More

Thank tristenc7
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to dive the dive shop is in itself awesome with beautiful people to help with all your needs. Great location, great place, awesome people, highly recommended and I can't wait to returnMore

Thank Russell R
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Russell, Thank you for the review and your kind words... you're awesome too! We really enjoyed having you here :o) We're pleased you had such a rewarding experience with us and truly appreciate your visit... already looking forward to next time! Best wishes from...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was just my friend and me, and we were assigned a dive master (luis) and captain (Chino). Luis was efficient and made sure we spent the most time underwater possible. Also was able to spot out many, many forms of sea life, including lobsters,...More

Thank Clare G
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Clare G, Thank you very much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor! We're happy to read your comments, learn that you truly enjoyed your time diving with us, and that you'll definitely be returning... we'll definitely be looking forward to it!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did 2 dives in the sea and 2 Cenotè dives with Akumal dive shop and can not recommend them enough. Very professional and patient. Good equipment and reasonable prices.

Thank gretan98
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi gretan, We appreciate the positive remarks and great review! Thank you for recommending us! You'll always receive a warm welcome here... see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Akumal dive shop to do 2 ocean dives and ended up doing a third on the same day because we didn't want it to end. My wife wanted to see turtles and we saw plenty, among other things. The dive guides are...More

Thank adam g
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi adam! Thank you for your review... we're so glad to read about your positive experience with us, this part in particular is music to the ear: 'we didn't want it to end.' Yes! We absolutely love reading comments like these, it confirms that we...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me, my wife and 14 year old son did our open water course with Akumal Dive Shop, and they were brilliant. Once I booked (via internet) Isela kept me up to date with any changes and answered any questions I needed answering very quickly. The...More

Thank BaC2014
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi BaC2014, Congratulations on your open water course! We appreciate your review and we're thrilled to read about your experience (with Isela and Gina in particular)... thank you for your kind remarks! We take a lot of pride in seeing you use words/phrases like 'brilliant',...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They were AWESOME. I had never scuba dived before. They were really great at helping and making sure your doing what you need to. Ana was the best. I am looking forward to getting certified and going back.More

Thank Keri R
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Keri! Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor! We're happy to read the word "AWESOME" (in capital letters to boot!) referring to us :o) We're also pleased to read your other comments... and now we're looking forward to you getting...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is the third time I have been back to Akumal Dive Shop which has now become my diving home. This time my daughters completed their Open Water Certification under the instruction of Ivo Chiarino. His knowledge and patience was invaluable and we are so...More

Thank Grace L
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Grace, Thanks a bunch for leaving another review for us… or rather, for your ‘diving home’! We must express once again that your family and you are thoroughly appreciated here… what a joy to have you return and enjoy yourselves each time—new adventures, experiences,...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I did a few dives with with dive master Luis Condor in Akumal and had a great experience. Very professional, eco-conscious and fun to dive with. Great location to dive with lots of coral and sea life. Lots of turtles!!!!More

Thank Tyler M
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Tyler, Wonderful! Thank you for sharing your experience with us and the world. We're happy to read all the different aspects of your trip that led you to conclude we are a 'Fantastic' dive shop and crew :o) We appreciate the thumbs up and...More

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Tony P
11 October 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi Tony, Yes you can (for the time being)... you may enjoy areas for snorkeling without a guide. We highly recommend that you visit our website, under 'Tours' and 'Rentals' (TripAdvisor does not allow us to link to it... More
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Blueturner
16 August 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi Blueturner, Thank you for contacting us... we're happy to know you'll be arriving to our slice of paradise in September. So you look forward to fishing, eh...great! Regarding your questions, our biggest fishing boat is... More
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Sam182710
18 July 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi Sam182710, Yes, we do! Like WearyTraveller68 kindly pointed out, just let us know in advance that you prefer the one-on-one instruction as this is available upon request. For further information, please contact us via... More
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