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XTC Dive Center

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Postal 21, Xcalak 77000, Mexico
+52 983 839 8865
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Just the most fabulous snorkeling

The sea, the sky, the coral, the marine life, the wilderness of the border country - a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Tim O
XTC, A Five Star PADI Dive Center

I recently spent a week in the beautiful village of Xcalak, and 5 days diving with XTC Dive Center... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Scubaman9
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Calgary, Canada
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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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Reviewed 4 May 2017

The sea, the sky, the coral, the marine life, the wilderness of the border country - a wonderful and unforgetable day.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

I recently spent a week in the beautiful village of Xcalak, and 5 days diving with XTC Dive Center. While I was there I took the Advanced PADI course. My instructor, Camila, was very professional and patient with me. I learned a great deal and...More

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Sarah M, Public Relations Manager at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Jeff!!! Thank you very much for your comment, I am very happy to know that you had a good experience diving with us and that the Advanced Course was interesting and fun for you! I remember enjoying very much our PPB dive and the...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

Located at the isolated and remote fisher village of Xcalak (3 hour drive from Chetumal airport), XTC Dive Center will comply with everything you need to train and enjoy its underwater wonders. This PADI 5 Star Resort is a must for any diver, whether recreational...More

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Aitor A, Gerente at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hello Jose! Thank you very much for your comment. I am very happy to know that you and Abril enjoyed your Advanced Course and Buoyancy Specialty, it was very rewarding for me to see all your progress during the training and mostly to see you...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Just finished two days of scuba diving with my 10 yr. son and wife. We had an amazing experience and my son was even able to see a manatee. XTC is by far the best scuba outfit we have been to in the 15 years...More

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MaryPeter1, Geschäftsführer at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hello from XTC! Thank you so much for your review! It was a pleasure taking you, your wife and your son out diving to Poza Rica and Acuario - I was very impressed to see you teach your son about fish and coral species, we...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

The little town of Xcalak certainly has a jewel: the XTC dive center and its staff (special mention to Sarah, Giancarlo, John and Stacey). It's worth the drive from Tullum, especially if you wish to dive or learn how to dive (my case) in a...More

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Sarah M, Professional Training Manager at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you so much! I'm so happy you made the trip down to us to do your Open Water. It was wonderful to teach you and introduce you to this sport that we all love so much down here. You were a great student and...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

We booked a car-trip around yucatan with "Yucatan Dive Trek", so ofcourse XTC was one destination. We stayed in the Flying Clound Hotel right next to the dive center. We enjoyed everything! The room was simple, but very cosy and with a wonderful view over...More

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Sarah M, Professional Training Manager at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Thank you so much for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed the dives, especially in Chinchorro. We love to share that special place with fellow sea lovers. It's great you loved the suite at the Flying Cloud Hotel as well. That view is one of...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying.... XTC has a great vibe! An eclectic mix of x-pat and international dive enthusiasts are known to flock to XTC for exceptional Dive master education classes. The Mezzo American Reef in the front yard offers student and incredible class room...More

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Aitor A, Director General at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Hello from XTC!! Thank you very much for your comments! as you know, the reef here is spectacular and we are glad to be part of a great community that take care of their environment. Also we have the Dive master program full of enthusiastic...More

Reviewed 24 March 2017

My husband and I have been wanting to learn how to scuba dive for several years, but we also wanted to be far from the maddening crowds of Cancun/Carmen, etc. Xcalak is worth the very easy drive from Tulum, and XTC Dive Center is an...More

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Sarah M, Professional Training Manager at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thank you so much! I really enjoyed teaching you two and I'm glad you got to experience the charms of our funny little town. It's always a treat to connect with such beautiful people and share this passion of the ocean. Please stay in touch...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

My Family (12 years and 11 years old kids) and I are beginner divers that just finished our first dives with XTC Dive Center in Xcalak. We were very impressed by the whole team at the center! The front desk is very organized and courteous...More

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Sarah M, Professional Training Manager at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We had a blast introducing you and your kids to the under water world. I hope you guys continue to dive, you were all naturals! We'd love to see you back here in our...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Excellent diving center in a lovely, relaxed setting. I received my open water diving certification here and Sara was a gifted instructor; thorough, patient, compassionate and present. I met many interesting people here from all over the world. The dive sites were varied...lots of interesting...More

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Sarah M, Professional Training Manager at XTC Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Thank you for the kind review! It was so fun seeing you develop through the course and our fun dives in Chinchorro. Your excitement for the underwater world is wonderful and I'm so happy to know that you have done some more diving since your...More

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