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XTC Dive Center

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Postal 21, Xcalak 77000, Mexico
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An oasis where Mexico ends

Xcalak is a tiny fishing village at the southern tip of Mexico, right before you run into Belize... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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XTC review Xcalac

We contacted via email late at night and went to bed. By the morning they had replied and said they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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XTC Dive Center is located within the Xcalak Reef National Marine Park, a strictly protected region of the Meso-american Barrier Reef system. The area boasts some of the most breathtaking dive sites on the Yucatan peninsula and offers visitors an opportunity to enjoy the pristine marine environment without the crowds present in the more developed areas of the coast. XTC Dive Center is internationally known for our world-class customer service, top notch equipment and expert guides. We provide a seamless customer experience through careful planning, logistics and proprietary local knowledge. All of our standard trips and courses provide great value!
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Postal 21, Xcalak 77000, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Xcalak is a tiny fishing village at the southern tip of Mexico, right before you run into Belize. XTC is the oasis you'll want to visit there. I did some dive training here and was really impressed by their professionalism. This is not a PDC/Cozumel...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We contacted via email late at night and went to bed. By the morning they had replied and said they could accommodate us. Xcalac is a town out of the way and getting there is an adventure on itself. We arrived in the afternoon and...More

Thank Francisco H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've been to Xcalak, there's a 99% chance you stopped by XTC. If you missed it, drop by next time. Dive operations are brilliantly managed by Konrad (UK), dives are expertly guided by Ernesto (Mallorca) and Auden (Canuck), while the kitchen is expertly handled...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did a two week dive trip with cenote diving, Calakmul and diving in Xcalak. When we first arrived there was some problem with our accommodation (the owners of the place had left) but Yucatan Dive Trip quickly set us up with a new, and in...More

Thank Alex K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner is an arrogant idiot who has no idea how to run a dive center or treat his staff. His co owner however is lovely. The dives are beautiful, if you get to go out and see them that is. I was there for...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

There you will find your gear ready for a check as the staff mount your BCD and prepare everything. We had the pleasure of diving with Carolina as our guide, In 10 dives we covered most of the dive spots including La Poza (3 x)...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Took the last two of our Padi open water dives here. Ernesto was our instructor. Super good guy, funny and very professional. Recommend this dive shop to anyone in the area

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

My 9yr old daughter wanted to try scuba diving, and having never gone myself, I decided we would both go. We were paired up with two dive instructors who set us up with equipment, and then gave us a brief talk about safety and what...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Although my wife and I are experienced divers we decided to do a snorkel tour with XTC because we had kids with us. I was really impressed with the whole outfit. The boat was fitted with a great 4 stroke motor, our guide Rooster was...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did a 10-dives package and travelled with my mum who enjoyed the calm and beauty of the center while we did diving. The diving guides team are very well organized and the service with equipment, guidance and visiting of diving spots...More

Thank Larisa M
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LynnVanHulse
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better to hire a boat
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