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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Low value for money...definitely better schools to choose in the island. Rude instructors without caring about their students. Rooms are dirty no toilet paper, no soap nothing. I would not recommend this place. Genuine opinion.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia 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 6 days ago NEWvia 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 NEWvia 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...

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I arrived on Koh Tao with vague plans to maybe give scuba diving a try. We shopped around a bit but couldn't quite decide what to do / who to go with, particularly as I was feeling really nervous about the whole thing. Then one morning (maybe it was fate!!) we banged into an instructor from Crystal...

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

Hi, Thank you for such fantastic feedback and detailed review of your time here at Crystal Dive Koh Tao, it was our pleasure having you dive with us. Also a big congratulations on becoming PADI OPen water divers during your time here, I hope it is just just the start of some amazing underwater experiences. I will be sure to...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Learning to dive at Crystal definitely was the highlight of my trip to Thailand. Staff is well-trained, extremely friendly and laid-back. I felt I was in good hands at all times. The bungalows aren't exactly great but, hey, it's a free and private (!) bungalow. So all in all, it's a pretty good deal. I can highly recommend Fralex (=French...

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

Hi, Thank you for taking your time to review your experience of diving with Crystal Dive Koh Tao, we are very happy that you chose to dive with us. I am glad you appreciate our staff efforts and found them helpful and friendly, I will be sure to let them know of your review. I hope you return sometime in...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I turned up at the resort hoping to do a couple of fun dives but soon realised I would want to stay for more. The whole set up is superb and well run. Location, equipment, boats, staff etc are all spot on. The instructors work hard to pass on their expertise with bags of enthusiasm, fun and professionalism. They are...

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

Hi Matthew, Thank you for your superb review of Crystal Dive Koh Tao, I am glad that you enjoyed your diving and time with us. I would also like to wish you a big congratulations on becoming a deep, wreck and Nitrox diver, hopefully these certifications will enable you to have many more exciting underwater adventures. I will be sure...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The will to win,the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. -- Confucius Crystal Dive is the place that has helped literally thousands of divers to reach levels of personal excellence and their personal and professional goals. I recently completed my PADI IDC Staff Instructor...

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

Hi, Thank for writing such an excellently detailed review of your time with Crystal Dive Koh Tao. It gives me great pleasure to know that you throughly enjoyed not only your course but the whole experience with us. I will be sure to let Matt know of your great appreciation of his teaching style and for him passing on his...

Tours, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice bungalow for our stay in Koh Tao.Very close to the dive center,quiet,clean and ready close to the beach.In a pleasant place with green everywhere.Sheets and linen included:really great and worth it

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

Hi Julie, Thank you for diving and staying on our resort here at Crystal Dive, I always appreciate feedback from our guests. It is nice to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and I do hope you will come back for a few more dives in the future. Kind Regards, Neil Davidson Operations Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is definitely the best place to learn diving in koh tao. I was here on a solo trip to learn open water diving and the atmosphere here is so friendly that i never felt that i was away from home. Crystal dive resort is located right on the beach and is just amazing. My instructor Jessie was just...

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

Hi, Thank you for the great review of your time here at Crystal Dive Koh Tao, it is great to read that you enjoyed your diving course with us. Also a big congratulations on passing your PADI open water course, I am sure it is just the start of many great underwater adventures. I will let Jess know of your...

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  • Free Parking
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  • 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 

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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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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles mayowend, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“free room with course”
 of 5 bubbles zaneh493, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
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