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Pepe Scuba Dive Shop

#38 of 213 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cozumel Features Animals
Carretera Costera Km 2.5 | Zona Hotelera Notre, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
+52 987 872 6740
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Quality time under the water

We went to palancar caves.these are swim thru's that you need to be careful to keep the divers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
trlloyd
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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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Conveniently located at The Coral Princess Resort

We stayed at the Coral Princess for two nights in May, and Pepe Scuba is right there in the hotel... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
beneluigi
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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We are a PADI International Resort;located inside the Coral Princess Hotel.Open to the Public,offering 2 Tank Boat Dive trips,with pick up service from other locations.All levels-PADI Dive Certification Training,Snorkel trips,Night Diving,Equipment Rental.
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Carretera Costera Km 2.5 | Zona Hotelera Notre, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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+52 987 872 6740

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to palancar caves.these are swim thru's that you need to be careful to keep the divers room. We saw a nurse shark, that was enticed with captured/dead lion fish. The shark swam around us and we could pet him. His treat was a...More

Thank trlloyd
Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your time to share your diving with us.Happy that you had a good visit and hope to see you again. Regards Frank and Gang

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at the Coral Princess for two nights in May, and Pepe Scuba is right there in the hotel. Very convenient for morning dives. You can have breakfast before you leave. The guys that run the shop are super friendly and easy going. We...More

Thank beneluigi
Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hola Amigo Glad you enjoyed your visit and Thanks for sharing your experience with others. Yes we do have some or the fastest boats on the Island.As you noticed while diving ,most all of the boats except for a few large cattle boats,are the small...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

We did 6 days (12 tanks) of diving with Pepe Scuba and had a great experience. Sergio was our DM the whole time and he was amazing. We're experienced divers and he allowed us plenty of bottom time (an hour), even when new divers had...More

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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hola Amigos: You got us and Sergio when we were in a good spirits.Thank you for taking your time to share your diving experience with us.When we have good divers and weather it makes our job much easier and when conditions are less than perfect...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We did our first scuba lessons here. If you dive then you already know this is the dive Master to work with. If you think you might want to try scuba on your vacay, then this is the place to learn. Very attentive and considerate...More

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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Hola Amigos: So glad your first experience was a positive one. Thank You for your time to share your scuba diving with others whom may find it helpful. Everyone starts at the beginning and you took the first step into the Underwater World. Good Luck...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We just got back from Cozumel on Friday and dove with Pepe Scuba for 7 days (14 dives in total). I cannot say enough great things about Frank's company and his team. So professional, accommodating, knowledgeable dive masters, great boats and a great location! We...More

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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Hola Amigos: Thank you for taking your time to share your visit with us. All the Staff tries their best to produce the most enjoyable dives...I try to stay out of their way as much as possible. It was a pleasure for us to have...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

We have been diving with Pepe Scuba for many years! Pepe Scuba is a responsible and safe dive operation, with a friendly and welcoming staff. The boat captains and dive masters are exceptional and do their best to give divers a great dive experience every...More

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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Hola Amigos: Thank you for your time to respond and share your experience with others.We always try to deliver a good product to all the divers.Sometimes with different experience levels and climate conditions we do not always achieve the maximum for the expectations of everybody..BUT.....More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Great owner (Frank): easy going, easy to talk to, very trustworthy ...fastest boats for sure; we sailed right past bigger and smaller boats of other dive shops, allowing us to reach prime dive locations sooner...incredible dives; you name it, we saw it, and our capt'n...More

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Pepe S, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

Hola Amigo: Thanks for the comments and taking your time to share your visit with others.All the Pepe Dive Staff AKA Franks Daycare try their best to insure the best dives possible.I apologize for the credit card inconvenience and have corrected the description...again.Hope to see...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Owner Frank is a nice guy, will do whatever he can to make your scuba trip a wonderful experience, has 3 fast boats and great Captains - Jesus and Julio were wonderful getting us from Coral Princess to our dive sites and quickly recover us...More

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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Hola Amigo Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your diving with us.The week had some weather challenges with the high winds,but the dive groups were all top notched resulting in some great dive.Glad you had a nice visit and hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I've been diving with Pepe scuba for many years and it really is a top notch dive shop. Frank works very hard to accommodate the divers and the dive masters make sure everyone has a fun and safe trip. The shop is run efficiently. The...More

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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Hola Amigos: Thank you for the time to share your experiences with us.It is always a pleasure to have you visit and everyone tries their best to insure all have the best dives possible given the different skill levels.Thanks again to you for taking Paris...More

Reviewed 1 March 2017

Pepe Scuba is a great place to dive while on the Island of Cozumel. Don't let being on the north part of the island drive you away. Again the fastest boats on the Island and a concern for the safety of divers is a must....More

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Frank F, General Manager at Pepe Scuba Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2017

Hola Amigo: Thank you for your visit and taking your time to share your experience with us.Happy that you had a nice visit to Cozumel and hope to see you again.Thanks again for thinking of us. Regards Frank and Gang

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bigbrowndoggie
Can you drop in for a shore dive at the Coral Princess if you are not staying at that hotel? If so, how much is rental for a tank and weights?
22 January 2017|
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Response from Pepe S | Property representative |
Hola Tank and weights is 15 usd.You would need to check in at the front desk of the hotel and tell them how long you are here and who you are.Thanks and advise if we can help you
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travelingman69_13
Hola. We will have 5 days to fill with activities in Cozumel. Is it possible to get scuba certified in that amount of time through your dive shop and what would the total cost be for lessons, equipment rental and excusions?
27 December 2016|
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Response from Frank F | Property representative |
Hola Amigos Normally one can complete the certification in 2- 3 partial days.Cost is 495usd per person and includes all.Option to save vacation time,enroll in the E-learning online open water training to complete the... More
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travelingman69_13
My wife and I are snorkle veterans. I am a skilled swimmer, she does not swim at all. We both want to graduate to diving. Can non-swimmers dive? What is the cost at Pepe's Scuba shop to get to and complete a first dive?
20 December 2016|
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Response from Frank F | Property representative |
Hola Amigos We have an Intro to Scuba class which is a swimming pool session,followed by an ocean shore dive shallow 18 ft,That is where one starts.Cost is 80usd per person.If she can snorkel she can dive.Let us know and we... More
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