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Mares Dive Center

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Address: Malecon Julio Izurieta | Hostal Yemaya facing Cuerpo de Bomberos, Puerto Lopez 131950, Ecuador
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15:00 - 21:00
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I dove with several diving centres while in Puerto Lopez but Mares where the best! All the equipment was in very good condition, the boat was a good size and the crew were all... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Emma T
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

I dove with several diving centres while in Puerto Lopez but Mares where the best! All the equipment was in very good condition, the boat was a good size and the crew were all super friendly! A special thanks to dive master Francisco😊. And the snacks and vegetarian lunch was yummy. If you're going diving in Puerto Lopez I really... More 

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Quito, Ecuador
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

New owners and staff are super friendly while very professional. The equipment is either brand new or in excellent condition. The staff makes sure you feel comfortable in and out of the water. Our dive was at Isla de La Plata. We went to see manta rays, but a whale shark decided to hang out with us for a bit... More 

1 Thank jord_cantos
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Great service, great place, Puerto lopez is a beatutifull place, its a no brainer... if you havent scube dive, you should try it.

1 Thank Joserodrigocoronel
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 January 2015

I dove with Mares Dive Center at Isla de la Plata. It was a fun dive organized for certified divers. Originally, I wanted to dive with Exploramar (5* PADI), but they did not have enough people signed up for their boat. Mares was well organized and their boat was in good shape. The equipment selection was small, but adequate. You... More 

2 Thank Jack D
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

I wanted to scuba dive for years, and unfortunately didn't have enough to get certified on this trip! However they did the full training with me, videos, swimming pool, ETC. I did two dives that went great! The online special said 99$ though they told me that that dive you dont see Imuch, so they upsold me to the 120$... More 

1 Thank KaitlinAnn
Manhattan, Kansas
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

I had wanted to dive with Exploromar since they are PADI certified, but they were participating in some study and were booked with people for a few months. Since they had no availability, they walked me over to Mares Dive Center. The boat trip and dive itself was fine... the food provided was good, they stopped for whales and even... More 

2 Thank zannapetite
Kralendijk, Bonaire
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Reviewed 17 September 2011

Very good provided trip, friendly and relaxed staff, good lunch and awesome diving on Isla the la Plata. If you go in the whalewatching season you will see whale's jumping next to the boat and there is a good change you see manta ray's and this is the best expierence I ever had.

4 Thank Wendy v

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