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We are the premier boutique dive shop located right on the stunning Alona Beach in Panglao - Bohol, offering fun-dives, trips and excursions as well as PADI dive courses from introductory and novice level up to professional level Divemaster. Famous...more
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Alona Beach | Pyramid Resort, 6340, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dove here for a whole week. Nice staff, great dive masters. My son took open water and he was so happy and satisfied (18 y.o.). Lovely place in the caos of Alona dive with them is my suggestion.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JkBasterd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did a few awesome dives at Balicasag with Valm. Ned and the crew are super friendly and knowledgable. They have been diving here for many years. They are a bit smaller than a few of the other dive shops, which I prefer as the experience...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I spent a week diving with John, Ned and the team, we’ve been diving all around the world this year and we can confidently say Valm’s service and knowledge was the best we’ve come across by far, especially at such a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Scarlett L
ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2018

Hey Scarlett, it was our please to have you both diving with us. thank you for the very kind words! Hope the rest of your travels are as awesome as the time you had with us. happy deep diving ;-) xx all the best the...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018

Last few days was diving with those guys, great time and full professional service. Hot towels made my day. Don't even waste your time looking for other dive shop, even if there's 60 other shops nearby. Valm team will fulfill all your expectations and requests...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kite4Life
ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for the review! The team at Valm do indeed work hard to ensure you have the best day diving possible, we are very glad to hear that our service fulfilled and exceeded your expectations. Many divers have commented on the hot towels that...More

Reviewed October 19, 2018

Had a really nice dives in balicasag with valm divers. Great staff and friendly atitude ......a nice warm towel for your face and fruit after the dive.............by divers, for divers

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank henning b
ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Was a pleasure diving with you and thanks for the very kind review, hope to see you again soon diving with us!

Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been diving in Bohol,Pangloa, Balacasag islands since 2011 and all around the Philippines in general. I’ve always gone diving with one shop in Alona beach because I like the Dive master. He has moved on so I was looking for another dive shop and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chriso001
ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded October 20, 2018

Hi Chris, was great to have you diving with us, as an experienced diver it's good to see you were able to understand how we run our operation and as you said to me on the day, not all dive shops are the same! You...More

Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

The team are top class, excellent diving knowledge, excellent local knowledge will help you out with everything you ask. We dived with Mike on Balicasag our best diving to date. Thanks Steve & NayMore

Date of experience: October 2018
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ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you guys, was a pleasure to have you with us! Safe travels and hope you enjoy the diving around the rest of the Philippines as much as you enjoyed here at Balicasag! I told you it was awesome right! Come back soon and we'll...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Had 2 dive in balicasag island with them it was amazing , best prices , good gear and great instructors i would definitely recommend them to my friends.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank naorz9
ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Thank you very much, it was a pleasure diving with you and we hope to see you again soon :-)

Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

I did many dives with them in the weeks I spent in Panglao. They are safety conscious and their prices are low

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank clsned
Reviewed May 14, 2017

…but it's up there with the best. Owner Raffy and freelancer Sammy are great dive guides, were accommodating in my requests, and welcoming hosts. For four days, I visited nearby Balicasag Island, and I was never disappointed: great viz and a tonne of awesome sea-life....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Nic R
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