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Akumal Dive Shop

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| Plaza Ukana I, Playa Akumal, Local 3, Akumal 77731, Mexico
+52 984 875 9032
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Diving with Akumal Dive Shop is simply perfect!

The 5 star score on Trip Advisor tells the story. This is a top-notch operation for many years... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Deana N
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New Meadows, Idaho
Diving with The Akumal Dive Shop in Riviera Maya Akumal Mexico

I had a fantastic time with The Akumal Dive Shop. I contacted them before I arrived and recieved an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jamesmeder
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Medina, Ohio
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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.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“robinson crusoe” (14 reviews)
“fish” (143 reviews)
“sea turtles” (65 reviews)
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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 weeks ago

The 5 star score on Trip Advisor tells the story. This is a top-notch operation for many years, with loyal, excellent staff, a great facility, and access to some of the best dive sites within 5 minutes. Divemaster Luis took us on two very enjoyable...More

Thank Deana N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a fantastic time with The Akumal Dive Shop. I contacted them before I arrived and recieved an email from Isela Pech, who could speak English very well. She was incredibly helpful with escribing the dive sites and what they could offer me. The...More

Thank jamesmeder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for something close to the Secrets Resort and this was just a 5 minute walk down the beach. The shop staff was friendly and knowledgeable. The crew took great care of the group. Never had to get up to get anything, they...More

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

Hi Carl, We appreciate that you took the time to review us here... we loved reading about your 'amazing' experience with us on the Robinson Crusoe Sailing trip! We are immensely happy to learn how you felt regarding our staff and crew... and the 'great...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife ended up finishing her open water PADI cert here and we both immensely enjoyed the diving with this location. Ivo ( My wife and I both have a crush on you) was a terrific guide and instructor. We are taking another trip here...More

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

Hi James, Ha! Thank you so much for your wonderful review :o) April can't come soon enough... Ivo and the rest of us will be thrilled to greet you again next year. Always lovely to have travelers such as yourselves visit us--we appreciate the bonhomie...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

I had some great dives with them, the shop is well managed and you get on a very short notice a response on your emails. Highly recommended to use this dive shop for your dive adventure.More

Thank peterC2839NB
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Peter, Thank you for your review... we're glad you found us 'reliable', 'well-managed', and that you enjoyed some 'great dives' with us! How pleasant to read this :o) We appreciate that you highly recommended us... hope you return soon for you next dive adventure!...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I had a wonderful experience completing my open water dives with Saul at Akumal Dive Shop. The instructor was patient with me and gave me a very through review of assembling equipment and practice and review water skills. I went on 3 dives and each...More

Thank Daniel A. C
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Daniel, How pleasant to read that you ‘had a wonderful experience’ completing your open water dives with us… and hearty congratulations for going all the way! We’re delighted to know how happy you were with Saul as your instructor… and that it was such...More

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Great experience! Quality dive masters, equipment in good shape. A shout out to Mariana and Condor for being great to dive with in Akumal. Thanks!

Thank Mick K
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Mick! Many thanks for this brief but very pleasant review! Your shout out was heard and appreciated :o) Hope we have the pleasure of diving with you again (in the near future!)... ¡hasta pronto amigo! Warm Regards from Akumal

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend using this dive shop for scuba diving in the Akumal area. I Completed my open water scuba diving the certification sessions in October. My instructor, Mariana, was very knowledgeable, professional, patient, and did an excellent job during these four certification dives...More

Thank Cincytravellers
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ah, it’s always helpful to receive feedback like this (on both a personal and professional level)… thank you Cincytravellers for this review! We know other travelers will benefit from your words--and we’ll be happy to provide them with the same service we provided you :o)...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

The tour only had 4 people, which was a great thing because we got more one on one time to see the underwater turtles and fish. Diego was our guide and he was super friendly and knowledgeable. It was worth the money!More

1  Thank Tierra H
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi Tierra H, Thank you for your review! We’re glad you had such a ‘great experience’… and we hope you can repeat it soon! Happy to know that Diego was ‘super friendly and knowledgeable’ as your guide. Looking forward to next time! Best wishes from...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

We have just returned from a fantastic trip to Akumal where we spent 11 nights in great accommodation organised through the dive shop (a perfect little self catering Casita that was maintained by a cleaner, groundsmen, and had access to a shared pool which was...More

Thank Paul S
theakumaldiveshop, Public Relations Manager at Akumal Dive Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Hi Paul S, Congratulations on completing your Advanced Open Water Diver! What a great pleasure to read that we had such a part to play in your ‘fantastic trip’… thank you for typing this out and sharing it on TripAdvisor! It makes us happy that...More

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Hoboken20
10 November 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi Hoboken, Yes, we do indeed take credit cards. Thank you Russell and Bernardo for answering.. .and for your kind comments about us! We hope to see you all soon!
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bucknutz
25 October 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi bucknutz, Echoing the previous posters, no longs fins, only short fins are allowed in Akumal Bay. Thank you all for being so helpful :)
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Tony P
11 October 2017|
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Response from theakumaldiveshop | Property representative |
Hi Tony, Yes you can (for the time being)... you may enjoy areas for snorkeling without a guide. We highly recommend that you visit our website, under 'Tours' and 'Rentals' (TripAdvisor does not allow us to link to it... More
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