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Beyond Diving

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Calle 46 Norte # 20 | Between 1st Avenue and Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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If you only get to dive once, go to Cozumel with Beyond Diving

There are 70+ dive-shops in Playa Del Carmen and I chose Beyond Diving because they were across the... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Timothy H
Open Water/Advance Adventure Course

Completed my Open Water and Advance Adventure Course with these guys. Very professional great... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
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Come dive in beautiful Playa del Carmen with us. We offer all levels of SDI scuba diving training up to instructor levels, TDI Cave and technical diving training, cavern to full cave guided dives, Cozumel Direct trips, local ocean reef diving, bull shark diving, and a whole lot more! . We are true professionals who love what we do, and do what we love. Come join us!
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Calle 46 Norte # 20 | Between 1st Avenue and Beach, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

There are 70+ dive-shops in Playa Del Carmen and I chose Beyond Diving because they were across the street and the website was up to date (if a company has an outdated website I tend to think they are phoning in the rest of the...More

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Erik R, Owner at Beyond Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Tim! We are very happy you enjoyed your trip to Cozumel with us. Mind you, the diving in Playa del Carmen is really good as well, so next time you're in town, be sure to let us take you on some great local...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Completed my Open Water and Advance Adventure Course with these guys. Very professional great service. Erik was very quick to respond to all my questions via email. The instructions of Pepe during the course was very thorough and made me feel very comfortable the entire...More

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Erik R, Owner at Beyond Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ernesto! We are super stoked you had such a good time doing your courses with us. Pepe is indeed a great instructor and a great motivator. Keep on diving, and do come back to visit us again! There is still so much to show...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about this shop. I did my SDI Open Water certification and a Marine Ecosystem Awareness course with Erik here in Playa at the end of March. Erik is a phenomenal instructor; I've never felt so confident as I do...More

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Erik R, Owner at Beyond Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, Kyra! It was an absolute pleasure to have you as my student! Seeing your progress from one day to the next, and from one dive to the next one was indeed awesome. Both Sandra and I hope you will be back soon to...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

1st time diving with this wonderful operation. We chose Beyond Diving after reading the awesome reviews and we were not disappointed!!! Erik and Sandra run the best show in town, by far. I initially emailed a number of dive shops in Playa detailing our crew's...More

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Erik R, Owner at Beyond Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thanks Doc! It was a great pleasure having you all diving with us! We all had a great time with you, and we are very very happy that you had such a good time during your time with us as well. Next time you're in...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

I took sidemount and cavern classes from Erik in November. Emails were great I thought we'd get along fine. But, in the end not only did we not get along, but I don't actually know what he taught me. The biggest problem was that most...More

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Erik R, Owner at Beyond Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

This is a shocking review. And I would like to have the chance to fully address the comments of the post - In every course I teach, I first try to establish a rapport with my students through conversation and get to know them a...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

When in Playa, you must dive with Beyond Diving. Its by far the best outfit in town. Erik is a superb diver and has your safety in mind before anything else. Whether diving ocean or cavern (Cenotes) this is the best dive shop in town....More

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Erik R, Owner at Beyond Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you Christoper! It was my absolute pleasure having you dive with me! Hopefully we can do it again really soon, and next time time we'll do a few more dives together! It was something I'd been looking forward to for a long time!

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

It's been a real pleasure to dive with the Beyond Diving team. Great diving to watch bullsharks and then dive into caves (cenotes). Both were great trips. With the sharks you really feel at ease and secure with the team. It's really nice to have...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I did weeks of research to find a dive shop that put diver safety first, and Erik and Pepi delivered. Everything worked in our trip, and everything I saw diving in the ocean and a Cenote exceeded my expectations. We had 8 dives with them...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Went diving with these guys , a very professional and friendly bunch I have to say . I've been diving a king time and I must say they are one of the best outfits I've ever dived with . Briefings were top class , equipment...More

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Erik R, Owner at Beyond Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you Lenny! It was an complete joy having you and Tina! We really hope that you will be back soon and visit us! either that, or we will have to come visit you! thanks for the memories, pal!

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Made me feel right at home from the second we started writing in order to arrange my dives. Eric is highly professional, courteous and will make you feel as safe and relaxed as ever while underwater.

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Erik R, Owner at Beyond Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you so much! It was great having with us. I am very happy that you enjoyed your dives with us, and we all hope you will be back to visit us again soon!

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bluewater429
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Response from Erik R | Property representative |
unfortunately, local laws don't allow us to offer pick up services except with specially plated tour vans or buses. Being a small dive center, we don't have the volume for such a vehicle.
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