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Akumal Dive Shop

#2 of 23 Tours in Akumal Features Animals
| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
+52 984 875 9032
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Excellent service!

We rented snorkeling gear on a second try to see turtles. I thought this being a "proper brick and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Maria Margarita... S
Fabulous snorkelling trip!

My boyfriend and I went on a snorkelling trip that we had pre booked online a few months before our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rhian L
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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  • Average1%
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“sea turtles” (59 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
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+52 984 875 9032

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We rented snorkeling gear on a second try to see turtles. I thought this being a "proper brick and mortar" place, the rental would be more expensive. It was cheaper than the hut we rented from the first time, and the staff was very professional...More

Thank Maria Margarita... S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on a snorkelling trip that we had pre booked online a few months before our holiday. The communication was great prior to our holiday however, unfortunately, we had booked to go on a Monday and since our booking, there were...More

Thank Rhian L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been to the Akumal Dive Shop when we wanted to rent a catamaran. It's the most fun and relaxing way to be on the ocean for an afternoon. One of my favorite things to do in Akumal. You can bring drinks, food and...More

Thank micheledivadivo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic dive shop!!!Dive masters Condor, AKA Louis, Cholo, Aka Antonio and the entire crew are great!!! Chino the boat captain and the crew of rhe sail boat all go out of there way to be friendly and helpful!!! What a great week! Four of us...More

Thank james T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were first time scuba divers and we did the discover scuba diving here. Our instructor was Gina and she was brilliant. We felt safe and comfortable and had an enjoyable dive. The photographer, Javier, came on the dive with us and captured some amazing...More

Thank BeckyWool
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We arrived 20 minutes early for our 9:00 AM snorkeling tour. We had Diego all to ourselves. He made sure that the equipment we brought fit properly. We started out walking straight into the water. Diego helped me get my fins on when we were...More

Thank Mollie M
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this review

Hi Mollie! You’re WELCOME! How lovely to read about your experience with our snorkeling tour, thank you for sharing it with the world on TripAdvisor! We’re glad to learn how much you appreciated Diego’s assistance and guidance... and it seems you really enjoyed all the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Rented our life jackets here for our sea turtle snorkelling which we did ourselves without a guide. They were great, helpful and didn't hassle us to go on a tour with them or anything like that. Nice locker storage and changing facilities.

Thank sfryyz
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this review

Hi sfryyz! Thank you for this review! We're pleased to read that you describe your time with us as 'great' and 'helpful'... and our facilities as 'nice'. We expect to see you again! Thank you for your visit!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of the most fun and interesting things I've ever done. I'd rather not use a life vest but it didn't hurt the experience overall. Our guide Diego took pictures of us with the turtles with our underwater camera.More

Thank Bronwyn M
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this review

Hi Bronwyn, Hey, what an honor to have been a part of 'One of the most fun and interesting things [you've] ever done'! Thank you for giving us the opportunity to show you this magical underwater world! Double thanks for sharing your experience with everyone...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I got our first level of certification (PADI Scuba Diver) with the Akumal Dive Shop and Saul two years ago so we didn't have to do the whole "pool thing" when we do our resort dives. We were back in the area...More

Thank srlbjl
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this review

Hi Steve and Bonnie! Thank you for reviewing us on TripAdvisor! What a pleasure to read your comments, “consistency of excellence” (yes, well put!)... ha! As to your remark about 'two years ago', we’re glad you didn’t “have to do the whole "pool thing"” :)...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a snorkel tour with Diego for an hour. He took good care of us showing us many turtles, rays squid and lots of fish around reef. Go early as there was hardly anyone out there and we had the place nearly to ourselves. Had...More

Thank jaydallas
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this review

Hi jaydallas! It's always satisfying to know that someone recommends us... even more so when they provide details as to why. That's why we read your comments about your hour-long tour with great delight! Knowing that Diego 'took good care of [you]', that you saw...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Harley B
Hi, I'm wanting to do the shark diving but have never actually dived before... how many lessons/courses would I have to complete? How much would this cost?
17 May 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi Harley, Thank you for contacting us! I'll provide a quick reply, Bull Shark Diving is for advanced divers with more than 30 logged dives (and we recommend a check-out dive prior too). In November, the bull sharks visit... More
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7Taylor7
Hi Akumal Dive Shop! Visiting in less than a month and we wanted to ask an expert/local about the current situation at Akumal Beach for snorkeling? -if we come early in the morning are the armed guards still there? -is it true you aren't allowed to wear flippers or a life jacket? -is there any other area to snorkel outside the "roped area" we've heard of? Or can you recommend another bay/beach nearby to see many turtles? Thank you! We've respectfully snorkeled in Maui with the Hawaiian Sea Turtles and loved them! :)
11 April 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi 7Taylor7! Thank you for contacting us! We’re happy to read that you’ll be visiting in less than a month and we’re glad (...and flattered!) to know you consider us your go-to ‘expert/local’ guide! That’s known as wisdom... More
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LaurieVLincolnNE
I am a certified diver but it has been almost 8 years since my last dive. Do you offer refresher dives? And if so, how much do they cost and how long are they? Thanks!
15 March 2017|
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Response from Michael_WLiverpool | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lauri, They do offer refresher training in accordance with PADI provisions. I agree with other respondents in that contacting them direct is by far the best course of action. If you email Francesca (use their recepcion... More
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