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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did our AOW course with Valm Dive! it’s just right on the Alona beach. Very small but got all you need here, restaurants around/ full-ranged equipments and the most important : friendly & hospitable people! The instructor Carlo noticed the different problems and needs...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Belletpe
ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your kind words, our Ned is indeed a gentleman and you put a very big smile on his face when he read that! Carlo too sends his best regards. It was a pleasure having you with us. We hope you get a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with Valm to Balicasag island and it was absolutely incredible. Turtles and Jack fish everywhere! Dives were good value and the staff were terrific; Ned, Mike, Carlo and Ryan took really good care of us, were conservative with air and decompression times, environmentally conscientious,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Euan M
ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Euan, was great having you diving with us! The boys you mention are all very grateful for your kind words. Safe travels and see you again soon :-) Note: For anyone interested in a little taster of what Euan saw, check out our youtube...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just walked up and started talking to the shop manager and immediately felt good about this team. Smaller shop gave personalized service. Safe. Professional. Focus on the customers. I saw other boats with 15-20 people on board. I dove with VALM for over a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ReedMankin
ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Reed, it was an absolute pleasure having you with us and i particularly enjoyed our chats after diving. Glad you enjoyed your time with us, safe travels and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This dive shop looked after me really well, they were very professional but also super friendly and laid back, I felt so welcome there! The owners are super nice and Ryan was a great dive master! Really personal experience! Would highly highly recommend :) thanks...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Emmaawhitney45
ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Emma, many thanks for your review, and hey... you are right about 2 things... We are super nice :-) and Ryan is a great DM, he sends his heartfelt thanks for that compliment. Hope to see you again in the future and safe travels...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

We dove here for a whole week. Nice staff, great dive masters. My son took open water and he was so happy and satisfied (18 y.o.). Lovely place in the caos of Alona dive with them is my suggestion.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are very glad you enjoyed your week with us, was a pleasure having you both diving with us. We wish you and your son all the very best for your future dive trips, a family...More

Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Did a few awesome dives at Balicasag with Valm. Ned and the crew are super friendly and knowledgable. They have been diving here for many years. They are a bit smaller than a few of the other dive shops, which I prefer as the experience...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words, we are indeed a small shop, but with a big heart. As divers who have dived all over the world we like to think we have taken a little of the best we have seen everywhere to incorporate into...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I spent a week diving with John, Ned and the team, we’ve been diving all around the world this year and we can confidently say Valm’s service and knowledge was the best we’ve come across by far, especially at such a great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2018

Hey Scarlett, it was our please to have you both diving with us. thank you for the very kind words! Hope the rest of your travels are as awesome as the time you had with us. happy deep diving ;-) xx all the best the...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

Last few days was diving with those guys, great time and full professional service. Hot towels made my day. Don't even waste your time looking for other dive shop, even if there's 60 other shops nearby. Valm team will fulfill all your expectations and requests...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Thank you for the review! The team at Valm do indeed work hard to ensure you have the best day diving possible, we are very glad to hear that our service fulfilled and exceeded your expectations. Many divers have commented on the hot towels that...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018

Had a really nice dives in balicasag with valm divers. Great staff and friendly atitude ......a nice warm towel for your face and fruit after the dive.............by divers, for divers

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank henning b
ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Was a pleasure diving with you and thanks for the very kind review, hope to see you again soon diving with us!

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve been diving in Bohol,Pangloa, Balacasag islands since 2011 and all around the Philippines in general. I’ve always gone diving with one shop in Alona beach because I like the Dive master. He has moved on so I was looking for another dive shop and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chriso001
ValmDive, Manager at Valm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Hi Chris, was great to have you diving with us, as an experienced diver it's good to see you were able to understand how we run our operation and as you said to me on the day, not all dive shops are the same! You...More

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