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About GoPro @ MexicoBlueDream

GoPro Mexico Blue Dream was created in Playa del Carmen to offer quality professional training that fills the gap between the smaller dive centres unable to provide full GoPro training programs and the big, resort-based dive corporations operating vocational schemes based on high volume, high turnout and vague job placement guarantees.

As a result our candidates take full advantage of the broad range of diving and training opportunities only a proactive, multilingual and flexible facility such as Mexico Blue Dream can offer.

To that effect, the owners of Mexico Blue Dream teamed up with two of the best professional trainers in the Riviera Maya and beyond to offer a unique blend of excellence in scuba training based on realistic diving experiences and the highest standards of customer service.

We follow the PADI system and standards and we aim to deliver consistent high quality, integrity and credibility at one of Playa’s best equipped, friendliest and professional – but relaxed - training facilities.

Whatever your student diver level – from complete beginner to Rescue - your course is taught and supervised by a PADI Master Instructor with professional teaching experience.

When you reach instructor level courses, our PADI Master Instructor joins forces with our associate PADI Platinum Course Director, owner/manager of GoPro Playa to give you the very best training at the start of your successful diving career.

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Write to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and ask us about our GoPro training packages and also about our dedicated pre and post-IDC programs that help you refresh and maintain your skills – or simply make up required numbers of dives - through diving at special prices with our team of experienced working instructors and Divemasters.

About our Team

February 2008, Mexico Blue Dream opened its doors next to vibrant, cosmopolitan Mamitas Beach.

July 2012, Mexico Blue Dream started GoPro Mexico Blue Dream, with the aim of providing the best quality GoPro training to be found in Playa del Carmen and the whole of the Riviera Maya.

Nathalie Lefort - PADI Master Instructor # 484781

Nat discovered diving whilst soul searching and backpacking around the world. Whilst visiting the Great Barrier Reef, Australia she had the opportunity to do a ´Discover Scuba Dive´and found herself surrounded by sharks, stingrays and breathtaking coral reefs. The opportunity arose to take the Open Water Diver Course in Thailand and she has not looked back since! Through Open Water to Divemaster she began to ´find herself´ everyday falling asleep to the sound of the waves and the call of the ocean.

She knew she wanted to become an instructor after embarking on her Divemaster Internship and has worked as a professional diver every day, since that day, since 2004! Her strengths lie in her patience and ability to personalise each course that she teaches always thriving to bring the best out of each student she trains. Her career as a Dive Instructor has taken her through Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Dominican Republic and many more up until settling in Mexico in 2009. She discovered Playa Del Carmen whilst on a search to find the best most beautiful cave systems in the world and sure enough she found what she was looking for!

Nat has taught intensively from beginner through professional level courses, focusing mainly on Divemaster and Instructor Development during the last few years. She has also teamed up with PADI Course Director Anders Heegard to provides PADI Tec Rec and TDI training for divers who wish to go beyond the limits of recreational diving.

She has teamed up with Mexico Blue Dream owners Laure and Patrice and PADI Course Director Anders Heegard in their goal to provide an outstanding level of customer service, recreational technical and professional level training.

About our Facilities

Mexico Blue Dream is a family-owned and professionally-run PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Dive Resort located in the cosmopolitan seaside town of Playa del Carmen, less than 100 metres away from the warm, clear waters of the Mexican Caribbean.

We are a fully equipped dive centre catering for recreational and professional dive students and certified divers. We share a large pool with the condominium complex where we are located and we carry all the necessary scuba equipment and materials for the wide variety of PADI courses, programs and Specialties that we can teach fluently in several languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian and Danish.

 

Air, Nitrox and Trimix fills are included in the prices for the respective recreational and technical courses and dive tours. We own over 100 single and double yoke/DIN scuba tanks which are regularly inspected by Patrice, one of the facility owners and a fully qualified technician.

We have an on-site equipment repair facility and we stock a wide range of new scuba equipment and accessories from quality brands such as Scubapro, Cressi-Sub, Poseidon, Dive Rite and others. We can advise you on the most suitable gear for your needs and we carry the required safety items and accessories for certified assistants and instructors at special prices for our GoPro candidates so that you can begin your professional career in compliance with PADI standards.

Our 10m/33ft dive boat, the Milu is powered by two very efficient and low emission four stroke Yamaha engines and it is fully fitted for all diving applications. Being the only cabin-cruiser in this area it is very sought after by professional freelance instructors and dive guides owing to the comfort it provides and its excellent seagoing capacity and safety.

Theory sessions are conducted in fully equipped, air conditioned classrooms with cold, filtered water available at all times. We are located smack in the centre of Playa del Carmen, very close to lively Mamitas Beach and next door to a convenience store where you can buy hot and cold drinks, as well as snacks. Should you prefer something more substantial we have a few good restaurants and taquerias just metres away. Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

About our Business Policy

Refund & Cancellation Policy for IDC training and GoPro courses

We know that things can happen before or when under training. We are 100% open with our refund and cancellation policy. There are no hidden rules or small print.

Cancellations more than 30 days prior to Course start date

  • Refund deposit minus payment charge. *
  • IDC training: For reserving your IDC seat and ordering your crew packs we will charge 50% of  your deposit. ( If you have another candidate to replace you, full refund applies)

Cancellation 30 to 10 days prior to Course start date

  • 25 % of your deposit is charged. (If you have another candidate to replace you, full refund applies)
  • Re-schedule training without extra charges

Cancellation within 10 days prior to Course start date

  • No cash refund is given.
  • Cancellations due to sickness or other medical conditions preventing client from taking the course: we would request a written statement of a doctor, in which case we will do everything possible to reschedule course without extra cost. If rescheduling isn't possible at that time, the client shall receive a voucher which will be valid for 3 consecutive years.
  • GoPro Mexico Blue Dream advises to arrange a travel cancellation insurance with your local insurance for these cases, so you will get refunded for any medical conditions.

Cancellations or termination without notice.

  • No Refund

GoPro Mexico Blue Dream policies.

  • Full tuition fee must be transferred 10 days before course starting date.
  • Cancellations by GoPro Mexico Blue Dream due to any reason will result in 100% refund.
  • Cancellation due to sickness while taking our courses, no refund. Our team will re-schedule the remaining course modules at a later day or other course.

* 7,5% charges applies.

 

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Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is located on the Riviera Maya, the stretch of Mexican Caribbean coast earmarked for tourist development which lies between Cancun in the north, and the Sian Ka’an biosphere reserve in the south.