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Ati Divers

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| La Iguana Perdida, 07008, Guatemala
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Excellent PADI certification

I got my certification at Ati Divers for a fraction of the cost compared to elsewhere. It took 3... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt M
Certified baby!

Can’t go wrong getting certified or just going for a dive at this beautiful lake. Couldn’t of been... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tinygg
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The only PADI dive centre on Lake Atitlan, offering a unique dive experience. No coral reefs or tropical fish, instead see freshwater fish, crabs, plants, volcanic hotspots and rock formations. Fun dives for certified divers, learn to dive with the PADI open water courses or even take the PADI Altitude Specialty. Based at La Iguana Perdida, in front of the dock at Santa Cruz.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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| La Iguana Perdida, 07008, Guatemala
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I got my certification at Ati Divers for a fraction of the cost compared to elsewhere. It took 3 days from early to about 5:00pm. I had one-on-one instruction with Zach, who was very knowledgeable, patient, and knew the lake quite well. Lago Atitlan is...More

Thank Matt M
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Ati D, Manager at Ati Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your time with us Matt. Lake Atitlan is a special place. Hope you come back and dive with us again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can’t go wrong getting certified or just going for a dive at this beautiful lake. Couldn’t of been more pleased with my experience. Everyone was super professional super patient and super easy going. Thank you Zach for making it all possible. Mina is the true...More

Thank Tinygg
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Ati D, Manager at Ati Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Haha. You are right.. All credit should go to Mina! Thanks for the lovely words and hope to see you again. Happy diving!

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Surrounded by the beautiful scenery of Lake Atitlan, the wonderful people and staff at La Iguana Perdida, and with professional yet personable dive instructors at ATi, I felt like I walked away a better diver (buoyancy control at altitude is no joke!), and had a...More

Thank Jeremy C
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Such a unique diving experience! This was my first time diving in a lake and at altitude and it was really great! The visibility was much better than I anticipated, purely based on other reviews, and we were able to visit the hot spots and...More

Thank Hannah S
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

All that you can feel around you at the Atitlan lake is something unique. Diving into the lake is a really different experience and Ati Divers is the best option, familiar & professional staff give you the posibility to dive in a magical environment. Thanks...More

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Ati D, Manager at Ati Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi! Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We definitely believe that Lake Atitlan has something special to share and we work hard to try and show that to our guests. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and would love to see you...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Although the Lake and the people at ATI and the Iquana were personable and pleasent, the actual quality of ATI left us literally cold in the water. Experienced divers who have experienced Hawaii, Figi, Tahiti and Belize - the instructor (not the wonderful owners!) was...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

I did my advanced open water with Ati, and while they were very kind, the gear has not been refreshed in a while, is kept quite far back (so you have to walk quite a bit with everything), and the boats do not have any...More

Thank whereismilo
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Ati D, Manager at Ati Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Hi there, Thank you for taking time to review our dive operation. Our gear is serviced at least annually and maintained regularly throughout the year. Unfortunately our dive shop is at the back of the property but it is to make it as quiet and...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

I didn't expect to dive on lake Atitlan but i had a great experience with ati divers and la iguana perdida (the hostel that the dive shop is based out of). the dive master running the shop is awesome, somewhat of a legend for becoming...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

I did my advanced PADI certification with ATI Divers, and I had a fantastic experience. The instructors were good teachers and always patient, even when I was struggling with buoyancy (which is surprisingly difficult when it's your first time at altitude). The only thing that's...More

Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Our guide was Annika and she was brilliant - really friendly and professional. The kit was in excellent condition and we had our brief over breakfast so we felt really informed and prepared for the difference between our normal and diving at altitude. We had...More

Thank Stephanie W
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Chris S
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Visibility varies day by day and can be quite hard to predict. August is usually the worst month due to rain but it's been dry now for several weeks and vis has been great. Honestly it can be anywhere from 1-7 metres! Hope... More
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