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Amancay Freediving

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Amancay Freediving is the first SSI Freediving Center in the Riviera Maya,Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Our main goal is to focus in our students actual needs and progress. We will combine our high standards of courses, personalized approach and passion...more
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Calle 6 Norte LB | between 10th Av and 15th Av., Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
+52 1 984 115 6957
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Playa del Carmen just for Amancay's freediving program. Candelaria is so professional, friendly and skilled. She emphasizes safety above all else and though I was nervous at times I felt 100% safe and in good hands. She even spent time with me...More

Thank tcaguiat
Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hola sweetheart!!! Im happy to hear you felt for freediving as we look for you to do. Hope to have you back sometime soon :) xxxx and good luck on your yoga !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be one of the best things life has to offer, I thought I´d give freediving a go as I love just being in the the water, normally surfing or snorkeling. What I stumbled upon, I couldn't have imagined.. An amazing sport, challenging,...More

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Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Gracias Simonn!! its been wonderful to have you around for us and for all the amazing people you got to meet too! You are now part of a bunch of not that normal but lovely and good persons :) hehehe (that would be us) Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you so much!!! Was an amazing trip and very glad I done it with amancay! Rosa was an amazing instructor and was so friendly, she was the best company! Such a an ease with communication as well with Amancay, would highly recommend to anyone!!!!...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coming here was just about the best thing I did when I was starting to feel weird about the idea of "vacations" these days, where you might end up spending most of your time hunting for instagram materials and not much else. So why not...More

Thank Ryuhei S
Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Rubenn!! We need to learn more Japanse please come back !! We are looking forward to have you around again soon and nail your course :D Thanks for such kind words , xxx Cande!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For any freedivers of any level, I can't recommend Candelaria and her company enough. She is just a joy to dive with, very knowledgeable and loves to dive. I'm a level II certified freediver, and I just had two days in the cenotes with Amancay...More

Thank John A
Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola John!! thank youu for your kind words :D happy to hear you enjoyed the beauty of the cenotes as much as we do , great freediver that you are! it was lovely to have you with us and hope to have you back soon...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

I honestly can't express how amazing Candelaria and Amacay are! So knowledgeable and patient and all female-run. We need this in such a male saturated industry. I had the best time, and freediving has changed my life forever! So grateful for you Candi!

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Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Saritaaa graciaaasssss our favorite scuba diver !! we are very happy that freediving had that effect on you, we hope and we know that this is just the beginning!!! xxx

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Candelaria did a great job in introducing me to freediving and getting to know the cenotes and the underwater world that is outside and inside each of us! Well done, I will definitely come back!

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Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We had a really good experience with the coach. Cande is a really nice person. We learned a lot from her. Hope we. Will come back to take the Level 2 course.

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Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you Maggie!! hope we have you back aswell and keep it up with that equalization :D xxx

Reviewed 16 August 2018

As a level 1 certified freediver, I was looking to check out the cenotes while in Mexico for a long weekend. We went out with Amancay to Cenote Angelita and had a fantastic time! Expert instruction and great tips for improving my performance. I would...More

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Candelariafa, Gerente at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Looking forward to see you for your next Level 2 guys!! xxxx

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My friend and I booked a day for discover freediving and another day for their whale shark trip. Both days were incredible! The trips and courses are run by two talented, down to earth women who love and care alot about the environment and the...More

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Lucrecia F, Owner at Amancay Freediving, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Thanks you Mary!! It was great having you with us and be able to enjoy the Whale Sharks! Hope to see you soon around! Warm Regards Lucrecia

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