PADI 5-Star IDC with 30 year history. Central Playa del Carmen

  • Dive Center For Sale - PADI 5-Star IDC with 30 year history. Central Playa del Carmen
  • Dive Center For Sale - PADI 5-Star IDC with 30 year history. Central Playa del Carmen
  • Dive Center For Sale - PADI 5-Star IDC with 30 year history. Central Playa del Carmen
  • Dive Center For Sale - PADI 5-Star IDC with 30 year history. Central Playa del Carmen

Mexico > Quintana Roo > Playa del Carmen

Asking Price: 499,000 USD

Cash Flow: 530,000 USD

Sales Revenue: 120,000 USD

Description:

Our Dive Center have been running for nearly 30 years with a fantastic safety record and 5-star customer ratings on Trip Advisor, Google and Facebook. 

The competitively priced lease allows us to operate in the heart of Playa del Carmen we are a busy and exciting dive center with daily trips to Playa del Carmen, Cenotes and we provide a Direct-to-Cozumel boat service which is incredibly popular with our customers.

The large shop (123 sqM / 1320 sqFt) has been custom fitted to allow us to operate our dive trips as comfortably and efficiently as possible with multiple rinse tanks and customer showers (with hot water - a luxury compared to many other dive centers here in Playa del Carmen!). 

With year-round tropical temperatures there is no “off-season” so you will be able to make money every month from day one. The variety of diving sites available from Playa del Carmen offer an incredible business opportunity with the ability to offer divers truly unique experiences.

We are proud that all of our sales are organic and direct and not dependent on expensive marketing campaigns or tour agencies who typically take a large sale commission.

The business is sold fully-operating with an enthusiastic team ready to help you in your next venture, as well as support from the current owner on offer to ease the transition. All business, tourism and nautical permits in place and up to date. 

The sale of the business includes:
MAIN ASSETS
▪️ Boat 1 (27ft, 10 divers, 2 crew, 2x 150HP 2012 Mercury motors)
▪️ Boat 2 (33ft, 15 divers, 2 crew, 2x 150HP 2018 Mercury motors)
▪️ Vehicle 1 (2012 Toyota Tacoma)
▪️ Vehicle 2 (2011 Ford Ranger)
▪️ Vehicle 3 (8 person golf cart, to move divers from shop to boat)
DIVE ASSETS
▪️ 35 BCDs with integrated weight pockets (Purchased 2018)
▪️ 26 Regulators (half of which purchased in 2018)
▪️ 80 wetsuits (some of which 5mm for Cenotes)
▪️ 70 sets of fins
▪️ 40 masks
▪️ 80 aluminum tanks (filled by third-part air fill station)
TECH ASSETS
▪️ Fully customized POS used for dive booking and expenses management
▪️ GPS tracking of all boats and vehicles
▪️ Sophisticated phone system
▪️ 16 channel HD CCTV
▪️ 4 desktop PCs
▪️ In-car dashcams

Reason for Selling:
Looking to invest in a new, non-diving project in the local area

Expansion Opportunities:
+Better customer management to encourage more repeat visits +Improve number of reviews to gain more customers +Take advantage of new IDC status to sell Instructor Courses +Update the website to provide online sales +Invest in in-house compressor to save money on air-fills +Equipment retail, up until now we have focused on dive trips, but equipment retail can be profitable +Closer links with foreign dive centers for additional course referrals +Utilize spare boat spaces to sell wholesale to other local dive operators

Offered Support for the new owner:
I will still be in the local area, so happy to help out for a handover period, but even beyond that point I’d be happy to help out with any questions you might have.

Contact the Seller: