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Akumal Dive Shop

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| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
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Wonderful Adventure with the Akumal Dive Shop!

First trip to Akumal and loved it! Big thanks to Luis Condor and team for taking us on 4 dives... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wendy R
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Little Rock, Arkansas
Incredible experience

I travelled to Mexico with friends and family for my 50th Birthday as it lands on cinqo de mayo... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristin S
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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...more
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| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 days ago

First trip to Akumal and loved it! Big thanks to Luis Condor and team for taking us on 4 dives over two days! We saw lots of tortugas and other fish. It was absolutely incredible. Luis took great care to ensure we were comfortable and...More

Thank Wendy R
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Wendy! We just LOVE your title! It describes exactly the kind of experience we strive to share with our divers in Akumal... thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor! We're happy you got to see several tortugas and that Condor...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I travelled to Mexico with friends and family for my 50th Birthday as it lands on cinqo de mayo, and had a goal of getting certified in open water. Mariana Richat was an amazing divemaster who was extremely thorough and reviewed everything prior to entering...More

Thank Kristin S
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Kristin, Wow, travelling with friends and family to Mexico is a remarkable way to spend your birthday... and we hope you had a wonderful 'Cinco de Mayo' one! At least we know that you had an 'Incredible experience' with us—and this makes us very,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I completed my refresher SCUBA course with David and he was very patient and knowledgeable. I was very comfortable diving again even though I hadn't dove in 20 years. After the refresher I completed a dive with Marriana also an amazing dive master. We then...More

Thank Reginald L
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Reginald, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor! We're happy to read that you refreshed your diving skills and knowledge to safely get back to doing what you love... SCUBA DIVING! And after 20 years (WOW)! Thank you for choosing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister did her open water certification dives with Akumal Dive Shop. Mariana Richat was her dive instructor and she went above and beyond all expectations. Her knowledge and experience made the diving experience second to none! We then used Mariana as our dive master...More

Thank Doug L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week diving with Mariana and Xavier at the Akumal dive shop. We did our 5 advanced open water dives, then fun dives, the kids did bubblemaker. Mariana was an excellent teacher and inspired an awesome laid-back confidence that really made for a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Akumal Dive Shop for three separate experiences. First, my friends and I took a snorkeling guided tour. Our $50 each payment covered the guide for the three of us, along with the equipment and an hour of snorkeling. We were transported out...More

1  Thank Sandy R
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sandy! We’re delighted to read your comments, thank you for your multiple visits... and doubly so for taking the time to review these ‘three separate experiences’ on TripAdvisor! If you could see us you'd see us smile :o) Regarding the snorkeling guided tour, your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled to Akumal by myself with plans to complete the PADI Open Water Certification and had the most incredible 3 day experience. My instructor David, was the highlight of my entire trip. He was knowledgeable and passionate about diving and it was infectious. I...More

Thank Nathan P
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

¡Hola Nathan! Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor! What a wonderful review you shared... you expressed a lot about Akumal, our shop, our staff, the service you received—and it feels awesome to know that we hit all the right notes...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time to Akumal and I can honestly say that Akumal Dive Shop might be one of the biggest motivations for us to return. We loved Akumal overall, although the new situation with the beach being so restricted is annoying, but Akumal...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From my first email making an inquiry to saying goodbye at the end of my trip, Akumal Dive Shop was amazing! There is a great team to take care of you every minute you're with them. Isela answered all of my questions over email before...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a stop for 4 days with the plan to pass the padi open water diving license. With Gina, my friend and me passed it very easly. Unfortunately the ocean was closed for 3 days and we had the chance to go in only...More

1  Thank Nathan V
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor, Nathan! Congratulations to you and your friend for passing the PADI Open Water course... and with flying colors too! Good to know that Gina did a great job with you two :o) We're delighted...More

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linc133
15 May 2018|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi linc133, Thank you for your questions! We're delighted to read that you'll be visiting in July :o) Regarding the dives you're looking forward to, including Cozumel and the cenote dives, we'd love to show you around and... More
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Charlotte2929
2 April 2018|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi there Charlotte! Yes, of course! At the time of this writing, the rental cost for snorkeling equipment is $17 USD and access to the beach through our shop is free of charge—otherwise, if you do not pass through our... More
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4ureyes1221
27 March 2018|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi 4ureyes1221! Sorry, no Hookah Diving that we know of... neither in nor near Akumal (for the moment :) Thank you everyone for your answers! Have a great day!
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