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Carlo Scuba

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Address: Playa Las Gatas, Ixtapa, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
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+52 755 554 6003

Carlo Scuba is a 3 generation PADI dive center located on playa las Gatas...

Carlo Scuba is a 3 generation PADI dive center located on playa las Gatas since 1962.PADI instruction is offered from beeginners to instructor courses,as well as many specialties like photography,deep diver,underwater navigator,night diver,nitrox diver,multilevel diver and more.Carlo scuba is the only facility with NITROX in ixtapa-zihuatanejo.Our PADI discover scuba program is the best option to learn to dive in 3 hours.We also offer great food at Chez Camille's Restaurant and other water activities like snorkel tours,kayaks and fishing trips.Come and enjoy the fun and safety CARLO SCUBA has offered for almost 50 years!!

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Best dive center in Zihuatanejo

Thierry is a very helpful and nice guy. You can always rely on him and he always helps you wherever he can... He is very passioned about what he is doing and knows a lot about... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ken B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thierry is a very helpful and nice guy. You can always rely on him and he always helps you wherever he can... He is very passioned about what he is doing and knows a lot about diving. You feel welcomed right from the beginning... Such a great dive school!! We alsow checked out other dive schools in Zihuatanejo and were... More 

Thank Ken B
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 March 2017

All I had to do was phone Carlo Scuba from my hotel to make a booking, and show up at the dock in Zihua at the arranged time (it's easy to get there via taxi or bus). They took care of everything, including transport from the dock to Las Gatas beach and back, and setting up all the gear on... More 

Thank BACanuck
Kelowna, Canada
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

My husband and 2 kids took their 4 open dives here. Thierry the owner of Carlo Scuba was excellent in communicating with me before we got to Ixtapa. Always responded to my emails and answered all questions. The instructor my family had was Jessica and she was the nicest person. Extremely knowledgeable and made them feel so comfortable and reassured... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Been diving with Thierry for quite a few years now and it's always the best. This time around he had a new dive master take us out and the experience was just as great. We were picked up at the dock in the main part of town and boated over to the shop on Las Gatas beach. The gear/equipment at... More 

Thank Quique02
Medford, Oregon
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Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Today had an excellent 2 tank dive with Jessica and Salvador. Equipment and their dive skills and knowledge of area excellent. Great service attitude. They really make an extra effort to insure that you have a good experience.

Thank garyrichard
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

My kids did their scuba diver certification and I was impressed with the professional but fun atmosphere at Carlos Scuba. They accommodated our large group with some scuba divers and some snorkelers and everyone had a great time. We also did a snorkelling trip to Manzanillo bay - which was great. Jess is a really good scuba instructor, Thierry takes... More 

Thank Melanie M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

We dove with Carlo Scuba in November 2016. Thierry and his staff were amazing. Thierry let us know upfront that the conditions and visibility weren't the best on the day we were going out and went over some options with us. We did 2 dives, and even though the visibility wasn't great, we had a blast. After diving, we hung... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Thierry with Carlo Scuba is the best! My friend and I went on two tank dives with him for every day we could while there. After he had our gear he kept it and met us on the beach all ready to go every morning - we were so well taken care of... He then brought our gear back to... More 

1 Thank Cheri H
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We chose Carlo Scuba because of the TA recommendations and we have not been disappointed! Thierry has been absolutely wonderful giving us incredible personal and attentive service. He makes sure we have everything we need and has taken our equipment back to his shop everyday and rinsed and dried it and brought it back to us nicely folded and organized... More 

2 Thank Nancy H
Washington, DC
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Thierry was an excellent dive master over the four dives we had with Carlo Scuba last November. He proactively contacted us when he prudently decided to delay the departure of our first dive due to weather. Once the weather passed he picked us up at the pier in Zihuatanejo and took us to his shop on the beach across the... More 

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