We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Felipe Diving Center

Certificate of Excellence
Features Animals
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Cabanas El Recreo | Agua Dulce, Providencia Island, Colombia
Phone Number:
+57 8 5148775

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 131 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 20
  • 6
    Very good
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
Felipe is outstanding!

I had not been diving in 2 years and was a little nervous. Felipe and Alex were terrific and very patient with me!!! They go through setting up your equipment, making sure the... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2015
Sydney, Australia
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 35: English reviews
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

I had not been diving in 2 years and was a little nervous. Felipe and Alex were terrific and very patient with me!!! They go through setting up your equipment, making sure the seals are good and enduring you have not air leaks. You then carry your equipment to the boat and they help you get it on board. The... More 

1 Thank sydneygirl2016
Sao Paulo, SP
Level Contributor
62 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We went directly to Felipe's dive shop because they are the reference and the biggest one in the island. I saw different opinions here saying they are good and bad. Wanted to try. We dove for 3 days, 6 tanks. When you arrive in the first day they are not friendly at all, you have to stay more and then... More 

13 Thank Maufisio
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

What a great dive. Big Filipa was great, very nice bloke. We were in a group of four all different abilities and he made sure that everyone was safe without making a big deal of it. One of our group ran out of air and Filipa's reaction time and concern was great, he knew exactly what was going on. He... More 

Thank Frater13
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

Diving in Providencia is an amazing experience as it is probably one of the most beautiful location on earth to admire marine life. I did my advance certification with Felipe diving centre, everything was fine except that once I finished the session in almost emergency situation with only 100 left in my tank. Moreover, the staff is always talking and... More 

4 Thank Cyrilliance
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

If you really want to taste the flavor of the Island and have a wonderful diving experience with a marvelous person (Felipe), you must book your divings with Felipe Diving Center. More than highly recommended!

Thank AndreaTatiana
Cobham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
71 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We did two days of two tank dives with this dive centre and enjoyed the experience. It helps to be experienced because the dive briefings are minimal and they are a bit lax on safety compared to everywhere else we've dived. Laid back is the best way to describe it. However, the dives were very good with plentiful and varied... More 

5 Thank James S
Cape Town
Level Contributor
54 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015

We did our open water certification here and loved it! Pichi was our instructor - super awesome guy. We went at the worst time of year for visibility (Dec/Jan) but we still loved our diving experience - especially the sharks we saw on every dive! Thank you Pichi for getting me down there - I will think of you every... More 

1 Thank Sarah D
Barcelona, Spain
Level Contributor
66 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Having been let down by a nearby diving center I went to Felive Diving. Pichi (Ignacio) is a very knowledgeable local guide that makes sure the newbies are well-taken care of and seasoned divers have some fun as well. Of course they could try to pay more attention to safety rules, but all and all Felipe providencia is a very... More 

2 Thank andrewinsane
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2014

Felipe's is the place to dive on the island. They are professional, have top notch equipment, and are located in the perfect spot on the island. I went on two dives with them and both were shark dives. It had been 4 years since my last dive and I could not have felt more comfortable with their team of instructors.... More 

3 Thank dubies222
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Me and my girlfriend visited Providencia in July 2014 and decided to dive with Felipe's, having heard great things about him and his centre from locals and other travellers. Top things about our experience: - Great people. Felipe and his team were very professional, friendly and easy going. - Good dives, with very healthy corals and marine life (plenty of... More 

1 Thank brendangmurphy

Travellers who viewed Felipe Diving Center also viewed

Providencia Island, San Andres and Providencia Department
Providencia Island, San Andres and Providencia Department
Providencia Island, San Andres and Providencia Department
Providencia Island, San Andres and Providencia Department

Been to Felipe Diving Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Felipe Diving Center and other visitors
8 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Felipe Diving Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?