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Il Grande Blu Diving Center

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Lungomare Raffaele Rossetti 1, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Excellent diving and service!

Very good and professional diving center at a fantastic location near Portofino. For any diver... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Linda F
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Absolutely Fabulous People and Service!!!

My time was short on the coast, trying to jam in as much as possible. I read about this Canadian... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Allan12013
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Toronto, Canada
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Diving charters in the Portofino National Park, night dives, all level courses, snorkelling path, speciality courses, refresher course, discovery dives, diving cruises, free diving, high quality gear hiring. Taxi-boat & tours every day, private jetty, wakeboarding before sunset, kayak tour, reserved swimming line. Sun beds and relax area, Pre-dinner, lunch & dinner, Brasilian food Churrascaria.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Lungomare Raffaele Rossetti 1, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Very good and professional diving center at a fantastic location near Portofino. For any diver, from beginning to advanced and technical. The boats are comfortable, the staff is friendly, helpful and professional, the dive center is fully equiped. The diving is great with wrecks, schools...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2017

My time was short on the coast, trying to jam in as much as possible. I read about this Canadian Cargo wreck, the Mohawk Deer, and being Canadian I felt that I just had to fit this into my tight itinerary. No time for the...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We’d like to thank Alf, Leonardo, Luke, Elisa and all the other II Grande Blu staff members for arranging a wonderful diving for us and being lovely, friendly and ready to help. My husband and I are new divers. We got PADI certificates just a...More

Thank Yulia K
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ILGRANDEBLU, Responsabile reception at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2016

Thank you so much Yulia! It was a pleasure to spend time with you here at the Il Grande Blu. We hope to see you soon! Best regards, Elisa and IGB team

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

First of all, if you are an avid diver, you will be disappointed with diving in Portofino. There is nothing to see. Water is clear but not much else to say. This is a dive shop that basically herds cattle all day long. They use...More

1  Thank Mark S
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ILGRANDEBLU, Direttore at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2016

Dear Mark, thank you for visiting us, although we are a bit sad by reading your comments regarding our Marine Park and our logistics. If you read other reviews from other customers, biologists, divers, etc. they all say they have been pleasently surprised by the...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Everything about the ll grande blu diving center went above and beyond my expectations. I wasn't sure if anything would be available on a Sunday especially since I would have needed to take a training course before diving. However, when I called the staff immediately...More

2  Thank Jeanette R
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ILGRANDEBLU, Director of Sales at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Dear Jeanette, Thank you so much for your very nice review. We are always happy when our customers makes review's for their visits at our Dive Center. Because for us.....we wouldnt be here if you people didnt come....and of course we could not improve our...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

After searching thoroughly for a good diving center in Portofino while reading through the reviews for such centers and calling them. Frankly this was the best that i could find and am glad we went with it. The only diving center in Portofino that could've...More

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ILGRANDEBLU, Director of Sales at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Dear Abdulwahab Marafi, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us this review. We are of course very happy to read what you have explored in our Dive Center. And we are proud to read that we met your expectations. We work...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Was in Santa Margherita and wanted to go diving. The hotel directed me here and was great. Very friendly and lovely service. Very reasonable prices and great staff, who were helpful and knowledgable. Will definitely be back here to dive with them again.More

Thank Michael F
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ILGRANDEBLU, Director of Sales at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Dear Michael F, Thank you for your nice review. We are proud to read that we met your expectations. We would certainly love to welcome you again as soon as you want to explore more of our fantastic region. Dont hesitate to be in touch...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

I did two dives with the crew and everything was very well organized, from the first email communication to the end of the dive. There is a beautiful restaurant on site to have lunch in between dives. I was pleasantly surprised that there is a...More

2  Thank Candis L
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ILGRANDEBLU, Director of Sales at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Dear Candis L, Thank you so much for your nice review. We are happy and satiesfied that we met your expectations. We would be happy to welcome you soon again. All the best from IGB Team

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Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

An unforgettable dive in a outstanding,beautiful and plenty of fish diving-site, along with a welcoming,cheerful and very professional staff. A great thanks to my instructor Luca for this amazing experience !!

1  Thank Nitotoclub
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ILGRANDEBLU, Director of Sales at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Dear Nitotoclub, Thank you for your very nice review. We are proud of that experience you had with us. And we hope to see you soon again at our premises. All our best regards, IGB Team

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Reviewed 17 July 2015

well run, good rates, nice boat, good gear, beautiful sites, very unique building. We did 2 dives and hung out in the restaurant/bar upstairs in between.

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Dave S
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Hi Dave, I have replied to your email, did you check your spam folder?
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NancyMat1
27 February 2016|
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Hello Nancy, Certainly you can do snorkeling excursions with us on those dates! Generally we dive in the Marine Protected Area of Portofino which has more than 20 dive sites (good for every level of certification) are no... More
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jamescperkins
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Response from Jorge L | Reviewed this property |
This year it was not, but ither years it has been. How cold is too cold anyway. Drysuit helps.
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