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Playa Scuba Dive Center

#19 of 241 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Playa del Carmen Features Animals
15th Avenue With 4 Street North | infront Billy the Kid Tacos, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 984 803 2403
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PADI Open Water Cert Course, Fantastic Experience, Carolyne Rocks!!

My son and I did our pool work and open water dives within the last couple of weeks and had a great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mwelze4
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Oakland, California
Really cool!

My boyfriend and I came to Playa Del Carmen for couple of days and decided to go diving and already... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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"Playa Scuba Dive Center" in downtown Playa del Carmen is a "Boutique Dive Center" run by the owner Klaus, offers small, personal dive trips exploring the exciting reefs in Playa del Carmen, or amazing coral structures in Cozumel and mystic dives in the crystal clear waters of sacred Mayan Cenotes. Shark diving with Bull sharks and Whale shark encounters are the specialty of Playa Scuba. Small groups of four scuba divers in Cenotes or up to five divers in Playa del Carmen or Cozumel reefs. PADI courses from Discover Scuba to Dive Master. Eco land tours to Chichen Itza, Tulum, Coba, Xcaret, Xel-Ha and Belize
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15th Avenue With 4 Street North | infront Billy the Kid Tacos, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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+52 984 803 2403

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Reviewed 4 days ago

My son and I did our pool work and open water dives within the last couple of weeks and had a great experience. Carolyne had us all three days, simply fantastic and worked at a pace that was perfect for the group. Everything was explained...More

Thank mwelze4
PlayaScuba, Guest Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are happy we made a difference in your vacation and we hope in the future to show you some great places so you can use the skills you learned it was a real pleasure to meet you and dive with you and your family...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to Playa Del Carmen for couple of days and decided to go diving and already chose Playa Scuba because of its good reviews in the first place. We made the 3 day package where our first dive was in Playa,...More

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PlayaScuba, Owner at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm glad you had a great time we really make a big effort to make all our divers arrive as a customer and leave as a friend that is why we only manage small group and personal contact is so important to us

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Came in to finally do my open water after years of wanting to, the staff were super helpful with anything i needed or wanted to do and got me through everything no problems, Carolyn was awesome with taking me for my course. Definitely knows her...More

Thank Lockadock
PlayaScuba, Public Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Definitely we can brag about having the best instructors in Playa del Carmen I'm very happy that you realize the quality of programs we provide and the safety and professionalism of our instructors

Reviewed 2 July 2017

My 10 year old daughter did the OW course with Caroline at the company! Ohhhh my god she was the best instructor ever!!!!! We are from Denmark, so my daughter isn't that good in English but Coroline was so patient and helpful. She had a...More

Thank Dorte R
PlayaScuba, Public Relations Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You come as a customer you leave as a friend there is our philosophy and in your case we really have taken you in our hearts and it was a real pleasure to work with you I'm happy and feeling as will draw and I'm...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I did my OW referral dives and my son did his Advanced. They were excellent at accommodating both certifications and getting in some really nice dives. They are nice folks, nicely priced and very flexible. I would definitely dive with them again. Thank you Carolyn...More

Thank Joe T
PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am pleased to know that we made a positive difference in your vacation and yes Caroline is a real diamond that stands out above the rest of the instructors in Playa del Carmen so we hope that in the near future you come and...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

We are so happy to meet this amassing people:Eva,Klaus,Caroline,Aron!They make you to feel like home,a second family!We did four dive:cenotes Chac Mool and Kukulkan(Amazing!) and Playa del Carmen where you can see huge turtles,sting ray,huge crabs,lobster,spider crab,stone fish(Lovely!).Very professional team,we going to miss you guys!!!😘

Thank Tzavi
PlayaScuba, Owner at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

We had a great time diving with you as well now you're part of the family hope to see you soon again for some more fun

Reviewed 30 May 2017

My husband and I wanted to dive when we were in Playa, but it had been a few years since we had been diving. The dive shop at our resort wanted us to take a half-day refresher course before they would take us diving. Playa...More

Thank Kknorpp
PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

We are happy you enjoyed your experience and will come back in the near future remember in November hthe bull shark will come which is the best dive you can do around here

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We've been diving with Playa Scuba for years now. They have become family and friends to us. Safety is a big concern to these guys, their dive masters are top notch. This shop only takes out small groups, so you are always looked after, from...More

Thank Jamie M
PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

We are glad we have for filled your expectations and hope to be part of your next vacation is well remember in November the bull shark will be here

Reviewed 11 May 2017

i do 4 excellent dive with us, particulary the one in cozumel with perr. They are very professional. i wan't to do more dive unfortunately i have to cancel and klaus and his team have been conciliatory. if you are going to playa del carmen...More

Thank sylvainMar
PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you Silvan we had a great time diving with you as well and we hope next time you come we can dive with the Bull Shark or in the Cenotes and many other exciting places

Reviewed 9 May 2017

We had a great time with Klaus from Playa Scuba.He took us to dive the Cenotes.He was fun and funny, kept us laughing the whole time.He also shared a lot of history about Mexico,the Cenotes,and himself. He made sure we were comfortable and had a...More

Thank Wendy B
PlayaScuba, Manager at Playa Scuba Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Well it was a real pleasure to dive with you and I can't wait to share with you more beautiful Cenotes and other dive sites with you it is always a pleasure to share this beautiful underwater paradise with people that appreciate it

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Hoang L
29 July 2017|
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Response from PlayaScuba | Property representative |
Yes you can drive but at the start of the big day if you should get a refresher by a certified PADI Instructor till you can perform all the needed skills to safely dive
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sally r
18 May 2017|
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Response from PlayaScuba | Property representative |
Dear Sally if you have a concern about having ear problems you should visit a doctor before you come he will tell you if you can dive for not
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Ste L
17 May 2017|
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Response from PlayaScuba | Property representative |
We offer something called a Discover SCUBA it's a one-day experience in a safe environment starving over a nice beautiful reef there's lots of fish in life I'm sure you will like this experience you can book it on our website
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