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White Sands Dive Shop

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North Island Road, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Absolutely fantastic dive operation!!

We loved everything about this place. From our initial inquiries, to the scheduling, to the dive... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lrcat
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Boulder, Colorado
Got Scuba Certified and Had A GREAT Time!

We had an awesome time with the crew at White Sands Dive Shop. I got my PADI certification and my... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cndietze
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Houston, Texas
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We are a PADI 5 star Dive shop in San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye in Belize. We teach scuba diving and certify divers as well as take divers to the reef for daily Diving and Snorkeling adventures.
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  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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North Island Road, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We loved everything about this place. From our initial inquiries, to the scheduling, to the dive that had to be cancelled because of a storm, we found Elbert and the staff great to work with. They were enthusiastic about our business and eager to work...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an awesome time with the crew at White Sands Dive Shop. I got my PADI certification and my sister did a refresher course and joined me for all open water dives. Raul was our instructor and he was extremely friendly, knowledgable and helpful...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was great to work with, all through scheduling to leading dives to saying thanks afterwards. The dives were awesome--- The divemasters paid close attention to novice divers and allowed the experienced divers to enjoy the dives. It was a very relaxing venture on...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

White Sands Dive shop was fantastic. Sandra at the front desk was very helpful for both scheduling our dives with White Sands as well as our Blue Hole dives (they don't go to the Blue Hole, so they book everything for you with another shop....More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The staff was attentive and helpful, made sure we had everything we needed, and on our dive pointed out the wildlife. Will definitely dive with them again when we return.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

This place was great to work with. Sandra and Julie at the front desk were friendly and helpful and Rick was a good divemaster and Albie a good boat captain. We rented our BCs and regulators and the equipment was in very good shape. They...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

The staff at White Sands are very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. Their instructors are excellent and safety minded. We did their Discover Scuba Course and they were very good about suggesting dives appropriate to our level of experience and suitable for weather conditions. We had...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience!! Lucy, Brandon, and Henry are the best! Thank you for making our diving experience so informative, comfortable, and fun! We’re definitely coming back!

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Starting from the very beginning with booking our snorkeling trup, Lucy was very professional and thorough in explaining what to expect upon arrival. We were so excited for this trip and were not let down with Henry and Brandon as our guides. They are very...More

Thank Melissa V
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

My wife and I were looking for a dive shop where we could complete our Open Water Dive Certification. We checked out White Sands because they were near our lodging. We were immediately comfortable with their staff and their expertise. We were pared up with...More

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Adri C
21 April 2018|
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Response from chillbroswaggins | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do rent snorkel and diving gear-whichever you choose to do.
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gabeporitzky
2 December 2017|
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Response from Craig A | Reviewed this property |
Yes we dove every day and no more than 6!
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jenslp74
19 September 2017|
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Response from tburnsy | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are very respectful of the marine life. The reefs along the Island are all part of a protected area and contact with the coral and marine life should always be avoided. The staff instructs all divers of this... More
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