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Akumal Dive Shop

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| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
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Akumal Dive Shop

My first ocean dive and Akumal Dive Shop was the best. Louie our dive guide was awesome. He... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lysimmons
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Collegedale, Tennessee
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Best Sunset Cruise

We took the sunset cruise on our annual visit to Akumal. We love the absolute lack of phoniness... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Carol B
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Chisholm
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The Original Akumal Dive Shop is a 5 Star PADI IDC center. The first dive shop on Mexico's Caribbean mainland. With over 30 years experience we offer the best from accommodation, tours, snorkeling and recreational diving to advanced levels of instructor training in Akumal Riviera Maya Mexico.
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My first ocean dive and Akumal Dive Shop was the best. Louie our dive guide was awesome. He helped me ease my fears and I loved my 2 dives. I would definitely recommend the dive shop if ever in Akumal.More

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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi lysimmons, Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor! What an honor to have been a part of your 'first ocean dive'... and be considered 'the best' because of it! Awesome and congratulations! We're pleased that you were so happy with...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the sunset cruise on our annual visit to Akumal. We love the absolute lack of phoniness and hype with Akumal Dive Shop: just the real thing! We appreciate the attention to our safety by all the Akumal Dive Shop staff, being given the...More

Thank Carol B
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Carol B, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review; and we appreciate the title! Oh, we also quite like being referred to as the 'the real thing'—awesome! It was our pleasure to share with you such a good time... you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Akumal for Spring Break and did several dives with Akumal Dive shop. They were great. The shop is large and well organized. We communicated with Isela before the trip and she was great making suggestions and arranging reservations for our large group....More

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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi dmoody6240, Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your experience with us on TripAdvisor! We loved reading that you had a lovely time here in Akumal.... and of course, that you consider we 'were great', 'well-organized', and that our suggestions and reservation process were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing customer service! Isela coordinated everything with me weeks in advance, offering me options and explaining everything I needed to know about the Robinson Crusoe trip and a Discovery dive for my wife and two kids (10, 16) with me diving alongside. She was patient,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 hour fishing trip with Freddy and Chino. Great day fishing on pretty rough water, but these guys took us to the action and worked very hard!More

Thank Jeff W
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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jeff! We appreciate your review... thank you for taking the time to write and share it on TripAdvisor. We're happy to read that Freddy and Chino took good care of you.... and that you experienced a "Great day" fishing despite the challenges of the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic experience for the whole family! Did this with 13 and 11 year old kids. The sail, snorkel and food were all great and the crew was the best. Best outing of our trip.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Your Exciting Robinson Crusoe Adventure Starts Here The tour starts with a 9:20 a.m. check-in time at the lobby of the Akumal Dive Shop. There, you will meet your crew, get a brief itinerary for the day, gear-up with snorkeling fins and mask, and ask...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This review is for both the Robinson Day Cruise and the Bubblemaker class offered by Akumal Dive Shop. First, the Bubblemaker class: Akumal Dive was the only company that offered the class in the ocean, as many others only provide a pool experience. This is...More

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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Y6789YQrachelb, Hey, thank you very much for taking the time to review two of our tours! Much, much, appreciated!! We’re thrilled that you found the Bubblemaker ‘an outstanding' class… and that Mariana had such a positive impact on both your daughter and you. It...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on our honeymoon and did a ocean dive and a couple cave dives with Ivo, everyone is extremely nice and knows what they are doing. Marco brought my wife and friends snorkeling while we were diving and it was perfect. Thanks Ivo, Marco, Raul,...More

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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi foodluver99! Thank you for taking the time to drop a few lines describing your experience with us… we loved reading your review! Ocean dives, cave dives, snorkeling… wonderful! You all got to experience quite the Riviera Maya adventure with us—and we’re so glad you...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time diving in Akumal with the Akumal Dive Shop over Spring Break 2018. Our teenage son completed his PADI certification via a referral, while mom and dad took a refresher course. Mariana and David were great refresher instructors, while Ivo was...More

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theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi TSDawson, We appreciate your review—thank you for sharing it with the world on TripAdvisor! It brings us immense joy to read that you had a ‘great time’ diving with us… and a BIG congratulations to your son for his PADI certification! We’re honored to...More

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Charlotte2929
2 April 2018|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi there Charlotte! Yes, of course! At the time of this writing, the rental cost for snorkeling equipment is $17 USD and access to the beach through our shop is free of charge—otherwise, if you do not pass through our... More
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4ureyes1221
27 March 2018|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi 4ureyes1221! Sorry, no Hookah Diving that we know of... neither in nor near Akumal (for the moment :) Thank you everyone for your answers! Have a great day!
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youngb78
30 January 2018|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Thank you for your questions! It appears we have already contacted you via Facebook and e-mail (or at least we will soon in the latter).
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