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Buceo Sotavento

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Plaza Oaxaca, Local 18, La Crucecita | Main Plaza in la Crucecita, Bahias de Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
+52 958 587 2166
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BEST dive center in Oaxaca BY FAR

Hi, I have more than 500 dives and I have been diving all around the world. If you are going to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ISanchezMartinez
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Community of Madrid, Spain
Great experience

I stumbled upon Buceo Sotavento in Lonely Planet travel guide and went on a 4-hour introduction... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Jakub H
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Scuba diving instruction services also offering advice on the best dive sites in the area.
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  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“dive master” (3 reviews)
“coral reef” (3 reviews)
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Plaza Oaxaca, Local 18, La Crucecita | Main Plaza in la Crucecita, Bahias de Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico, Huatulco 70989, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hi, I have more than 500 dives and I have been diving all around the world. If you are going to dive in the area of Oaxaca I strongly recommend this dive center. They are the most experienced by far and they were the only...More

Thank ISanchezMartinez
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stumbled upon Buceo Sotavento in Lonely Planet travel guide and went on a 4-hour introduction dive. It was my first dive ever and I really enjoyed it. I also opted for an underwater photo package, which meant we took another guy with us who...More

Thank Jakub H
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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Héctor is an awesome dive instructor. I had a short window to dive, and he knew exactly where and when to go to avoid the plankton blooms and find the best wildlife. He took me to a spot where there were hundreds of stingrays migrating...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Hector waited 4 days for us while a storm came in and passed, in order to ensure that we dived on the best possible day. He is experienced, friendly, knowledgeable and so much fun! Dive was wonderful - clear warm water; turtles; puffer fish; octopus...More

Thank Caitlin M
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Our family enjoyed a beautiful afternoon of scuba diving and snorkeling on the reef in front of Playa Entrega. Hector gave the three of us planning to scuba dive a classroom lesson and the we all headed out to the coral reef on a tour...More

Thank Mark E
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Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

This really is the best place for scuba diving and activities if you are visiting Huatulco. Héctor is the BEST guy and guide! If you are an expert or a beginner he would guide you through all you need. He loves what he does and...More

Thank marcelpolo
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Reviewed 9 January 2016

This was the second time i went to dive with Hector. We went for diving during the day and we had great time, we saw 4 medium rays and lots of stars, cucumbers, sponges, fishes, as Huatulco is great to see different species, clear and...More

1  Thank Ceciliadomon
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

Buceo Sotavento not only provides an excellent diving experience with the most experienced diver of Huatulco. It also offers a variety of tours for people to experience the real Huatulco at the best prices in town. Hector the owner and master diver will enchant you...More

Thank briz423
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Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Went on two dives today with Hector and they were absolutely amazing. He was really knoweldgable and helpful at all times. He guided the dives very well and was very patient. The dive sites were gorgeous and water and fruit were provided after every dive....More

Thank StephieDomingo
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Reviewed 21 March 2015

I went on a day dive with Hector and we had a great time and he showed me some really cool things i would have missed otherwise. We then went on a night dive and was awesome, very clear and not very deep so greta...More

Thank Tom W
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