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Happy Divers Marbella & IDC College

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c/ o Atalaya Park hotel | Avda. de las Golondrinas, 29688, Estepona, Spain
+34 609 57 19 20
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Ecselent diving

Everything was I ekspekted. Experienced divers. Diving place was cool and amazing. I am very happy... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Ivars M
Expensive and Rude, Don't Dive With These People

I have been diving for about 20 years, and I have 2 sons who also dive, junior open water PADI... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
PhilMcKeown
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The diving and watersports centre Happy Divers Marbella & IDC College is located directly on the beach at the Atalaya Park Hotel (near San Pedro). Divers are taught from beginners to instructor level and beyond. The Resort is a full service facility with pools and classroom on site and offers a complete range of courses from Seal Team for kids, Discover Scuba Diving to Career Development. Daily diving brings you to the stunning dive sites between Marbella and Estepona, day trips to the dive sites around Gibraltar, Tarifa and Nerja. Happy Divers Marbella & IDC College is operating since 1996 and is today the highest rated PADI dive centre in Spain - the only PADI 5* Career Development Centre (CDC), PADI 5* IDC Centre, PADI IE location and the first ever National Geographic and PADI TecRec dive centre in Spain. There is no other dive company with the experience, skills and ability to give you such a choice of Mediterranean diving and diver and instructor training options.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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c/ o Atalaya Park hotel | Avda. de las Golondrinas, 29688, Estepona, Spain
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+34 609 57 19 20
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Reviewed October 12, 2017

Everything was I ekspekted. Experienced divers. Diving place was cool and amazing. I am very happy 😊

Thank Ivars M
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

I have been diving for about 20 years, and I have 2 sons who also dive, junior open water PADI qualified. We dived with Happy Divers this year, in August, the night before we were to dive, I got a call from Peter saying the...More

2  Thank PhilMcKeown
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Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

We are very newly certified divers. So basically everything is new and exciting to us. Our dive was fun, out to a 300 year old werck. It was not super deep but there was lots too see! Our guide was very nice and full of...More

Thank Katie V
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

Both my Sons have gained their Padi's at Happy Divers! The name of the center is so apt! Not only are the super easy going and strive to make the experience fun, but they are so professional and I feel safe to send my eldest...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

A good days diving, thoroughly enjoyable experience. I would recommend this place to anybody especially as the ever helpful Henry offered to wash my kit 😜

Thank Clive S
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Reviewed August 4, 2017

My sons aged 13 and 11 decided they would like to attend the day scuba course. Peter seemed to be helpful. The definition of a "day" at a cost of 110 Euros each needs to be defined. The boys spent a very enjoyable 3 hours...More

2  Thank Aliyah B
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Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

My son (12) and I decided to explore diving for the first time. Peter Deth gave us a very good introduction to diving. Despite Peters advise we in first place went for the introduction course but after our first sea dive we decided to go...More

Thank FamilyJohansen
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

I still do not believe what happened. I have my OWD made about 3 months ago in Gran canaria. I have 11 times diving experience. 4 X from the beach & 7 times by Boat. When we were four in the water, I had some...More

5  Thank Saied N
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Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

I have only heard good things about happy divers, so I decided to spend a day with them when I was on vacation in Estepona. I had a very smooth communication with them before my trip, and together with Peter we arranged everything before I...More

Thank Kevin K
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

I hada a great time during mu OWD+ Course. Peter & Arthur were very helpful during the theory and swimming pool phase. Open water dives with Melody were brilliant.

Thank Maciej C
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HappyDiversMarbella, Owner at Happy Divers Marbella & IDC College, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2017

Great to hear that you enjoyed your PADI Open Water Plus Diver + Nitrox course with us. If you are happy with our services please spread the word. Looking forward to see you diving with us soon again.

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Tracey M
March 2, 2018|
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Response from HappyDiversMarbella | Property representative |
Hi, We are doing both types of dives - Boat and shore diving. Which type of diving we will do depends on Season, Weather conditions, number of people on the day and diving experience (certification level).
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Suzie D
May 22, 2015|
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Response from HappyDiversMarbella | Property representative |
Hi, children have to be 10 years old to be able to dive in the sea. Snorkelling when younger is not a problem. What she did in Villacana was a try dive and Yes, she definitely needs more pool training. The next step for her... More
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