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.

Barrakuda Scuba Mexico

Features Animals
Valentin Imperial Maya | Carretera Federal, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Very Dishonest

I would not deal with Barracuda sports -at the Dive Shop at the VIM. I am here now and they... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ScottMcReynolds
,
Houston, Texas
via mobile
Awesome!

Well let’s start by saying that although I chickened Out and did not stay down in the water for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Steph K
via mobile
Read all 105 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“dive master” (15 reviews)
“sea turtles” (12 reviews)
LOCATION
Valentin Imperial Maya | Carretera Federal, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (105)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"dive master"
in 15 reviews
"sea turtles"
in 12 reviews
"turtle snorkel"
in 2 reviews
"van driver"
in 2 reviews
"these guys"
in 5 reviews
"lion fish"
in 2 reviews
"barracuda"
in 9 reviews
"boat"
in 22 reviews
"equipment"
in 14 reviews
"dives"
in 31 reviews
"resort"
in 24 reviews
"fransisco"
in 3 reviews
"fernando"
in 5 reviews
"squid"
in 3 reviews
"mexico"
in 9 reviews
"waves"
in 4 reviews
"safety"
in 6 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 92 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I would not deal with Barracuda sports -at the Dive Shop at the VIM. I am here now and they screwed me on my excursion. My wife and I booked an Adults Only catamaran cruise with them -when other companies said they could not promise...More

Thank ScottMcReynolds
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well let’s start by saying that although I chickened Out and did not stay down in the water for more than 5 minutes the crew and the dive master were top notch!! Eric the dive master was very very good at teaching scuba diving. We...More

Thank Steph K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a half day tour, snorkeling with turtles and snorkeling in a cenote So convenient, picked up right at the resort (Valentin) we met at 9am with a small group (12). Our guide (Francisco) and driver (Eddie) were organized and ready to go....More

Thank Dave K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We went with these guys to swim with turtles at Akumel beach. Brilliant guide and snorkelling we saw turtles, squid, sting rays and massive shoal of sardines. Brilliant. The trip was just 10 people from the hotel and no stopping at loads of hotels to...More

Thank Helen G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We took two trips with two tanks each trip. Met at 9 am each day at hut next to main pool at Valentine Imperial. Eric set us up with gear and then you walk to the beach and through surf to get to the boat....More

Thank John H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We took and excursion to Tulum, Mayan ruins beachside, and to snorkel with the Turtles! Beautiful sites, wonderful tour guide Carlos, and Best driver ever Angel! Fransico was an awesome team leader! Thank you for the excellent view of the turtles. The photographer Fernando did...More

Thank Stephanie A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We went for a morning half day trip to see Tulum and to snorkel with the sea turtles. The half day your was perfect for us, as we still wanted to hang out at the beach at our resort later. Francisco, Fernando, and the number...More

Thank SkiBunny4129
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 January 2017

My husband and I dove one day, and did the turtle cenote tour as well. I think that the prices were comparable to the other shops in the area. I did a refresher in the pool area prior to our trip, and really found it...More

Thank jlt110719
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 November 2016

They took us to a public beach and made us follow them around other tour groups looking for the turtles. We could have hired a taxi and snorkeled for as long as we wanted. The beach the turtles are at was beautiful and calm. Like...More

Thank jerseygirl74
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We paid for snorkeling trip with a credit card. However the trip was cancelled due to rough waters. They gave me the receipt for the refunded money. When I got home and checked the money had not been refunded. I contacted credit card company. I...More

Thank Chippyloo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 218 hotels in Playa del Carmen
Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun
16 reviews
.00 km away
The Grand Bliss at Vidanta Riviera Maya
445 reviews
.00 km away
Motel Boutique Chocolate
19 reviews
.00 km away
Mareazul by Moskito
4 reviews
.00 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Taquerias El NERO
65 reviews
.54 km away
Evass Restaurant
57 reviews
.51 km away
Cafe Antoinette
45 reviews
.25 km away
La Cocina
20 reviews
.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
Under the Jungle
19 reviews
.00 km away
Cenote Carwash
115 reviews
.00 km away
Bel Air Animal Park
180 reviews
.00 km away
Pro Dive Mexico
922 reviews
.00 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
trentmh4545
10 April 2018|
Answer
Response from Steph K | Reviewed this property |
$150 per adult for the scuba diving. Sorry don’t remember what the other packages cost but they have snorkel with the turtles too and other excursions at this dive shop. Highly recommended!
0
Votes
DeezyTTU
6 October 2015|
Answer
Response from Steph K | Reviewed this property |
Onsite and offsite but Both are located at the imperial Valentin resort
0
Votes
;