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Crystal Dive Resort

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Did my Open Water Dive Course with Steph, and it was awesome! Was the best way to end my trip- and Steph made it fun and easy to learn! Would highly recommend getting PADI certified here! Stayed in the Bungalow as well very clean and good environment.

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

So much fun! Only went to complete my open water but after four days of diving I did two dives towards my advanced because it was such a good experience! Our instructor (Steph) and divemaster (Johnny) were very informative and experienced and help us with all of our needs and questions. There are also options to buy a video of...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I had a terrific experience gaining our open water diving certification with Crystal Dive shop. We were paired with instructor Sine Astad and a divemaster. Over the course of four dives over two days, we felt our instruction was clear. The location of the shop to the pier is walking distance. Plus there's a fun ex-pat vibe...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was such a good experience! I am quite sure that all of the instructors on crystal are amazing (at least everyone I met). But I really want to give props to Nina Horne, she did a fantastic job of teaching us everything about being a scuba diver! So we paid 9000 baht for a complete course in open water...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the excellent review of Crystal Dive Koh Tao, it was our pleasure having you dive with us. Also I would like to thank you for choosing Crystal as the place to get your PADI Open water on Koh Tao, I am sure it will be the start of many exciting underwater adventures. I will let Nina...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked our open water PADI with Crystal based on their awesome reviews and we were not left disappointed. Firstly I cannot begin to explain how professional, friendly and attentive the instructors were. We had a group of 10 with 3 instructors and 2 Dive Master candidates looking after us. We did split up into smaller groups on the dives...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Matthew, Thank you for the excellent review and feedback on your experience of diving with Crystal Dive Koh Tao. A big congratulations on passing your PADI Open Water course, it is great to read that you had so much fun completing the course. I will let Tina know of your great review and that you enjoyed your time diving...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I had the opportunity to conclude my deep and wreck course and it was amazing! I really enjoyed the resort and all the staffs! Jessie is the best! She is so patient, always available to help!Alex was so nice and help me a lot! I had so much fun with the crystal dive team! Thank you all for all support...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Luciane, Thank you for the review of Crystal Dive Koh Tao and for choosing to dive Koh Tao with us, it was our pleasure diving with you. It is great to read that you enjoyed your diving courses and your time here around the resort. I let will let Jessie, Alex and the rest of the Crystal Dive team...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you're looking to dive in Koh Tao then definitely go to Crystal Dive and ask for Marie Suzanne-Houbiers. She was by far the best instructor I've ever had. I went strictly for my open water certificate but after learning so much from her I ended up extending my stay and taking the advanced course as well. I wish I...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Eric, Thank you for your great review of Crystal Dive Koh Tao, it was our pleasure having you dive with us. Congratulations on passing your PADI open water and advanced open water courses, I hope you enjoyed your deep and wreck adventure dives. I will let Marie know of your fantastic review and that you really enjoyed your time...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked onto the PADI Open Water course and our instructor was Vic. I just wanted to say what an amazing instructor he is - he was patient, kind and professional! Two of us in the group were a bit nervous but he showed us that with a bit of confidence we could do it! We were originally only meant...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for reviewing your experience at Crystal Dive we are glad you enjoyed your diving courses. A big congratulations on becoming PADI Advanced Open Water divers im sure you had great fun on your adventure dives and going deep diving. I will let Vik know of your fantastic review and of your appreciation of his teaching style and...

Whitehorse, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the recommendation of our Canadian confined-water dive instructor, my two teenaged sons and I just finished three fun and excitement filled days of open water certification scuba diving training at Crystal Dive Resort. Our dive instructor, Jessica O'Brien, was terrific: a genuinely friendly, good-spirited, knowledgeable and safety conscious dive professional. The scuba equipment provided by Crystal dive was well-maintained...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your great review and for diving with Crystal Dive Koh Tao over the previous days, it was our pleasure having you dive with us. Also a big congratulations for you and the boys on completing your PADI open water course, I am glad to read that you enjoyed your time with Jess and the course. I...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I chose Crystal to do my PADI Advanced Open Water and my partner did the Discover Scuba at the same time. We both absolutely loved it! Everyone is so friendly with a true passion for everything our oceans have to offer :) really hope to be back again soon!

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the great review and for taking your PADI courses on Koh Tao with Crystal Dive, it was our pleasure having you dive with us. Congratulations on becoming an advanced scuba diver so you now can dive down to 30m and explore even more dive sites around the world. I do hope you return to Crystal Dive...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crystal Dive offers PADI diving courses from beginner to advanced, Koh Tao diving for fun divers and the full range of PADI Specialty courses. We also offer our unique all-inclusive Scuba Diving Internships, the modern style of dive training courses all the way up to Professional Level, both PADI Divemaster and PADI Instructor. As one of the most established dive schools & resorts in Thailand, Crystal Dive has built a reputation of professionalism, first class customer service and 5 star PADI diving education. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crystal Dive Resort

Address: Mae Haad Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Number of rooms: 150
Also Known As:
Crystal Dive Hotel Koh Tao
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
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 of 5 bubbles theot377, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You get free accommodation with OW, AOW, Rescue courses. The bungalows and pretty good!”
 of 5 bubbles 666nadiah, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All beach bungalows are great!”
 of 5 bubbles marianneoc, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose air condition!”
 of 5 bubbles 910kristianp, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If possible ask for a bungalow close to the beach.”
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