Dear Friends,

The Akumal Dive Shop would like to take this chance to introduce our staff. For those of you who have visited us in the past, here is a chance to learn a little more about your favorite Divemasters, Instructors and other employees. We pride ourselves on giving personalized service and in order to do this we depend on our excellent staff. As you will notice, many of our employees have been with us for a decade or more and we hope the newer employees will stay with us just as long!



Gonzalo Arcila


Gonzalo Arcila
Diving  Experience:  Since 1983 SPECIALTIES
General Director
Dive Instructor:  PADI OWSI # Professional Underwater Photographer
Commercial Diver

Alvaro Almada
Diving  Experience:  Since 1991 SPECIALTIES
General Manager
Dive Instructor:  SDI #2407 Nitrox  (IANTD)
Diver TDI # 2407 Advance Nitrox  (IANTD)
Full Cave Diver: IANTD # 7948 Deco Procedure  (TDI)
Deep-Deco (TDI)
Nitrox-Night Dive
Full Cave

Manager Position At The Akumal Dive Shop Since 2010
Working in the Dive Insdustry in Mexico and Internationally for more than 35 years.

Marketing department

Ingrid Datica


Ingrid Datica
 OWAD  Rescue Diver
Marketing & Public Relations
 Enriched Air Diver


He worked as a dive shop staff member for 15 years from 1987 to 2002 and now he is back with us!


Helmie Atarie
Marketing & Public Relations



Claudia Flores
Property Management


Experience: Cristian has been in charge of all our issues in the computer and internet world

Cristian Bernal


Administration and accountancy


Jimkrid Chirinos



Wendy Can


Front Desk

Isela Pech


Isela Pech
Advance Open Water Diver
Front Desk


Experience: Divemaster. Francesca, originally from Italy, just recently started working with us since November last year! Welcome Francesca!

Francesca Colombo
OWSI# 983722
Front desk and reservations. 



Luis Condor


Luis Cahhich “Condor”
 IANTD Instructor # 8951
Dive Master
 Boat Captain


Pedro Almada


Pedro Almada
Dive Master


Juan Antonio Moo

Juan Antonio Moo “Cholo”
Position: Divemaster.
Experience: Cholo has been working as dive shop staff member for over 15 years!


Jose Emanuel


Jose Enmanuel “Chino”
Snorkel Guide # 18 EFR
Boat Captain


Raul Garma
Position: Boat captain and snorkel tour guide.
Experience: Openwater Diver. Raul just started working with lots of energy with the dive shop since October last year.


Raul Garma 
Snorkel Guide # 17 EFR
Boat Captain




Angel Varguez “Nevo”
 Catamaran Captain EFR



Alfredo Tuz Freddy

Alfredo Tuz “Freddy”
Position: Master Fisherman.
Experience: Freddy has been catching fish with us and satisfied customers for over 25 years!

Alfredo Tuz “Freddy”
 Master Fisherman  EFR





Saul Castillo
OWSI #175353  TDI FULL CAVE # 459265
Dive Instructor 



Miguel Hidalgo Beh Yam (Mula)


Miguel Hidalgo “Mula”
Compressor Incharge EFR
Snorkel Guide #


Equipment rental

Diego Israel Quijada


Diego Israel Quijada
Rescue Diver EFR
Snorkel Guide 




Santos Isidro May Pech “Huacho”
Snorkel Guide # 12 EFR


Akumal Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo; México
Phone (52) 984 875 9032 | Toll free in México 01 800 462 1212 |
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