Dive Center at Occidental at Xcaret Destination


Opening Hours: 08-17.00 daily incl. public holidays
Languages spoken: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian
Contact: info@prodiveinternational.com or reservations@prodiveinternational.com

General information

Location at hotel: Opposite the main pool as well as near lagoon
Distance to dive sites: 5-10 min by boat/ from shore at Royal Hideaway Playacar
Distance to airport Cancun: Approx. 56km, 60min by car
Child care: Yes
Number of staff: 3 instructors incl. 1 base leader, 3 PR, 1 crew
Courses held in languages: german, english, french, spanish, italian, dutch
Qualification of dive staff: OWSI/ Dive Master Trainers and higher (no dive masters)

Dive Base

Own Jetty: No
Distance to jetty: NA
Shuttle transfers included: Our team can organize your transfer for a fee; please inquire
Number of boats: Departure is from our dive center located at the beach of the Royal Hideaway Playacar
Number of Jeeps: 0
Speedboat: No
Sailing Boat: No
Local boat: No
Zodiac Boat: No
Assistance with equipment: Yes
Own Workshop: Yes
Own Boutique: Yes
Liability Insurance: Yes
Compressor: External fill station, unlimited amount of tanks
Nitrox: Free for Nitrox certified divers
House Reef Diving: No
Shore Diving: No
Jeep Diving: No, except for Cenotes Excursion
Nightdives: Yes, supplement includes lamp and glow stick
Non Limit Diving: No
Trimix: No
Rebreather: No
Handicapped Diving: Yes
Children Diving: Yes
Underwater Video Service: Yes

Dive Equipment

No. of complete equipment: 20
Brand: ScubaPro, Cressi
Tank Valve: DIN with INT Adapters
Tank Size, Material: 80cuft/ 12 liters, Aluminum
Tech Dive Equipment: No
Average Age of Equipment: 1-2 years
Kids Equipment: Yes
Special Sizes available: Yes
Recommended wetsuit: 3mm shorty April – Oct/ 3mm long wetsuit Nov - Mar

Dive Trips

Half Day Trips: Yes
Two Tank Dives: Yes
Full Day Trips: Yes
Dive Sites: Cenotes Dos Ojos/ Chac Mool, Tortugas, Mama Viña, Paamul
Visibility: 20-35m, best between May - Aug
Maximum Depth: 30m
Highlights: Ship wreck, canyons, slopes, Cenotes in front of doorstep,
Departures per day: Local dives 4, if night dive 5
Excursions: Cenotes, Cozumel
Trainings provided: PADI standards
Courses daily: Yes, from 8am
Training dives: Local reef only from Playacar
Confined water sessions: Pool onsite
Check dives required: Yes, all divers required to start with shallow dives

Safety

Nearest Deco Chamber: Playa del Carmen, SSS Chamber
Distance: 10km
Transfer Time: 10min
Nearest Hospital: Playa del Carmen
Staff Training: EFR/ CPR
Equipment onboard: Marine radio, oxygen, flares & mirror, anchor, compass, life vest, fire extinguisher, floating device, decent line
Equipment at Dive Base: Fire extinguisher, cell phone
Deco Chamber Insurance: no charge, through our affiliation, not an official insurance, in case client has insurance, chamber will get reimbursed by insurance, if client does NOT have insurance, the chamber clinic assumes the cost for hyperbaric treatments

Payment

Cash: USD, CAN$, EURO, BP, Mexican Pesos
Credit Card: Visa, Master Card => NO Amex!

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