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Aquatic Sports and Adventures

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Privada Los Naranjos 30 | Santiago, Manzanillo 28860, Mexico
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April, 28th, 2018. I've never snorkeled and was a bit apprehensive but Carlos made me feel very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mableh
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Sacramento, California
Great Snorkel Tour on Cruise stop

Contacted Terry well in advance of our cruise stop in Manzanillo, and he promptly sent an... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
Sasq1958
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Vancouver, Canada
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Dive Manzanillo Mexico! Scuba Diving, Snorkel, Training, Certifications, Retail and Rentals with an authorized PADI Resort Facility. Sailor? We’re Cruiser Friendly!
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Privada Los Naranjos 30 | Santiago, Manzanillo 28860, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

April, 28th, 2018. I've never snorkeled and was a bit apprehensive but Carlos made me feel very comfortable and hung around me to make sure all was well. He was very attentive to make sure the entire party was doing well and pointed out popular...More

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Your kind words are much appreciated. We really do try to set things up so that people are taken care of. Carlos has a ton of experience in diving, teaching and working with folks to make sure they are comfortable. I always think the wetsuits,...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Contacted Terry well in advance of our cruise stop in Manzanillo, and he promptly sent an informative email. We immediately booked the snorkel tour based on his professionalism. The morning we arrived in port we caught a taxi to Terry's place, $15 tip in. Terry...More

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2018

Such kind words! Thank you so very much. We all try very hard to deliver dive and snorkel experiences that WE would like to go on. We try to avoid things we don't like. We like smaller groups because we get more interaction. I get...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Terry was a tremendously patient, humorous and gentle teacher for our party of 5 which included our 80 year old grandmother and our 13 year old daughter. We all were suited up very well, went to a couple of great, easy dive spots including a...More

1  Thank Michael B
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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hey! Thank you for the very kind words. I had a fantastic time with your family! I'm so glad you enjoyed the wetsuits and the dive sites. I would be happy to take you folks out again, anytime! All of you are very competent snorkelers....More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

My two young adult children and I took the beginner's PADI dive class from Terry. We did book work online before our vacation, then did all the actual water skills in Manzanillo. We were able to become scuba certified in 2 days!! Great experience with...More

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

I am so glad you came down and was delighted to certify you and the family. I had a delightful time working with you all. You did well. Good buoyancy skills from the start! Thank you for the kind words. I truly love to teach,...More

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I would really recommended this place to start your activities holiday. Terry care us and was really profession and kindly instructor when I was diving. And also give us many of really good recommendation what we could to do in Manzanillo. I was diving in...More

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you so much for the recommendation! It isn't often we get folks from Finland coming to Mexico City and then ending up here in Manzanillo. It was a great deal of fun meeting you two and getting to talk with you and show you...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Under 60 degrees Fahrenheit cold for Mexico. Lots to see. Eels octopus seahorse etc...staff great prices reasonable boat good.More

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

Thank you for the kind words. I'm totally floored at the temperatures we ended up with this season! These are the coldest waters I've ever seen here. I started working on a new temperature chart 2-3 months ago and just got it completed. But it...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

We took three families out on the water with Aquatic Sports and Adventures. It was our first snorkeling trip with them, but you can bet we'll go again if we visit Manzanillo again. The guys at the shop were very helpful with getting us suited...More

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2017

John, thank you so very much for this fantastic review! I remember your group and it's good to hear you had a great time. We try to run trips that WE would go on and that generally means smaller groups. I love taking people out...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Thank You Terry and company for sharing your treasure with my wife and I. It was one of the best snorkeling trips we have been on yet. So much to see and the diversity was spectacular. It always amazes me how my mind formulates a...More

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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2017

Kevin and Laquetta, thank you so much for the enthusiastic review! All of us at Aquatic Sports and Adventures love to dive and snorkel here. My first 5 years I was looking through our fish books after most dives so I could identify, and learn,...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Thank you Terry and Nathan for making reservations so easy. Huge thanks to Carlos dive master for pointing out all the wonderful itty-bitty things under the sea. My go pro pics turned out pretty good thanks for helping me with that. Will definitely be back....More

Thank Julie S
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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2017

Julie it was delightful to have you and your family here. Hope you enjoyed Manzanillo as well as diving with us. All of us here love to take photos. I mix a little video in but my passion is still photographs. There are so many...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

We scheduled a snorkel/scuba trip with Aquatic Sports and the experience was excellent. They accommodated a group of both snorkelers and divers with two sites. Our group included young (twenty somethings) and older (none of your business) individuals with beginner and intermediate skills. Everything about...More

Thank Michael A
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Terry S, Owner at Aquatic Sports and Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2017

Thank you for the compliments! We do try hard to please our guests and we appreciate the acknowledgement. Carlos has a lot of experience in both diving and conducting tours and trips. We are very happy to have him on staff. We're also glad you...More

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Eileen M
13 February 2018|
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No. Most folks leave stuff in their car or have family on the beach that can watch over things. But no lockers.
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Andrea D
10 November 2016|
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Response from Terry S | Property representative |
Congratulations on the marriage! Manzanillo is a great place to visit for a honeymoon. We would love to take you out snorkeling. Cost is $55.00 US$ per person, we do need a minimum of four. When will you be here as we... More
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24 February 2015|
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Response from Terry S | Property representative |
I answered your question via personal mail as I found that email before the question here!
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