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Crystal Dive Resort

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#12 of 50 Hotels in Koh Tao
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I've just completed my PADI Divemaster course at Crystal Dive Koh Tao and had an amazing experience there. Being in an environment where everyone is hooked on diving means that you have a constant network of instructors and mentors always willing to offer advice and help you learn and challenge yourself. Tina who ran the Divemaster training programme is really...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I took my PADI course at Crystal and had a fab time All the staff are very friendly but most of all very professional and focussed on safety but they make sure you have fun Crystal Is on a lovely beach and only a 10 min walk from all the bars and nightlife I will defiantly be going back to...

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1Thank Sandra2756
London
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Had a great time, was concerned as first time diving but should not have worried, staff were amazing really helpful and encouraging, the accomodation was good, in all had a great time and can not wait to go back

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Thank Hawksmoor22
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Recently got back from my 3rd stay at Crystal Dive and can't wait to get back again. The staff are great, really nice and will go out of their way to look after you. There are plenty of cafes and places to eat nearby and it's only a short 5 min cab ride from Sairee (where there are more bars...

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Thank Robi B
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Very relax, room condition is good, everyone here is friendly and willing to help. Good dive master, having a great diving time. Got my advance open water license here, great coach. Walking distance to happening streets, easy access to 7 eleven, convenient stores, restaurants and cafes.

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Thank Jeslyn L
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2016

I came to Crystal 10 days ago. I am a solo female traveller with little diving experience. I started my open water and loved it so much I decided to do my advanced and 4 fun dives. My open water theory was lead by Dirk and George. Dirk is a very knowleagble man with a great sense of humor who...

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1Thank Lal0013353
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

From being a person who had a fear of the sea and had never been in before, crystal dive school not only helped me over come my fear but gave me an experience I will remember forever.. The 2 girls who looked after me (elora, Anna) had some much time for us all, as we were all on different learning...

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1Thank Cál F
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

This place was one of the highlights of my trip. Staff were of all nationality and really friendly. I liked that the school is right on the beach and close enough to some really nice bars and restaurants. Definitely will be recommending this place and going back again hopefully soon. Also the prices where all reasonable and there was always...

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Thank Brian M
Ottawa
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Ok where to start... We booked some courses at Crystal in Feb. The diving had good reviews and they offered "free accomodation" during the courses. There were better prices elsewhere on the island but we went for the free accommodation... bad move. Notables: Arrival and Reception: We found some front desk staff very rude (maybe because they are divers not...

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4Thank alexandremguay
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We did the Discover Scuba course, being new to scuba diving, and simply felt like cattle. Another number to make some money. We were accused of being a day late, although, I had email confirmation for the day we arrived. We arrived at 8:30am but told to return at 12:00pm, so we had to wait around for 3 hours. We...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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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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“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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