Dive Center at Allegro Playacar

General Information

Location at hotel: Opposite the main pool near the beach
Distance to dive sites: 5-10 min by boat/ from shore at Royal Hideaway next door, 1min walk on the beach
Distance to airport Cancun: Approx. 56km, 60min by car
Child care: Yes, by hotel => kids 4-12 from 10-13.00 / Babysitting on request at extra cost
Number of staff: 1 PR
Courses held in languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian
Qualification of dive staff: NA

Dive Base

Own Jetty: No
Distance to jetty: NA
Shuttle transfers included: NA
Number of boats: 0
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: Yes
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: NA
Brand: NA
Tank Valve: NA
Tank Size, Material: NA
Tech Dive Equipment: NA
Average Age of Equipment: NA
Kids Equipment: NA
Special Sizes available: NA
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: Tortugas, Barracuda, Mama Viña
Visibility: 20-35m, best between May - Aug
Maximum Depth: 30m
Highlights: Ship wreck, canyons, slopes, Cenotes nearby,
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: 2km
Transfer Time: 5min
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: NA
Deco Chamber Insurance: no charge, through our affiliation, not an official insurance, 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!

Stay at Allegro Playacar

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