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El Dive

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Hama Street, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
+63 926 702 9738
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PADI open water course

A very personal setting, good equipment and an excellent instructor. Just choose this shop! We... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2016
Sophie V
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Nijmegen
via mobile
The best diver's lunch we ever had!

To make a long story short: choose this dive shop!! Relaxed and professional atmosphere, good... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2016
QueenieBee77
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Tampere, Western Finland, Finland
via mobile
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We are a cosy and professional dive shop with PADI certificate instructors and brand new Mares equipments. We take time for our guests, want to create an unforgettable experience and would like you to enjoy the surroundings of El Nido, on surface and offshore, it's not only about the diving, it's about the heart of the sealife! Therefore our slogan is: take your time, go slow, definitely no rush!
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“diving center” (7 reviews)
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Hama Street, El Nido, Palawan Island 5313, Philippines
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+63 926 702 9738
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Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

A very personal setting, good equipment and an excellent instructor. Just choose this shop! We decided to go get our open water license in this shop and we feel like that was the best decision made in the time we spent in El Nido. It...More

10  Thank Sophie V
Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

To make a long story short: choose this dive shop!! Relaxed and professional atmosphere, good equipment, no stress, small groups, clean boat and excellent dive sites visited with no feeling of rushing. A special thanks for the on-boat-lunch. The best food we had on the...More

11  Thank QueenieBee77
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Our experience with the dive shop was excellent. You will travel in very small groups (for my girlfriend and me it was only the two of us with a dive master, sharing the boot with another couple also having their own dive master). Further the...More

9  Thank GeorgBe
Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Pros -small shop that offers a personable trip that is catered to the divers experience -experienced & very professional -small groups (on my trip- 4 passengers, 1 dive master & 1 instructor) -excellent dive master (ask for Ace) who helped us find 2 mimic octopus,...More

13  Thank Winnie N
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

On a short 3 day trip to El Nido we decided to set one day aside for some diving.... So glad we found Yoshi's shop at the end of the road. Small and personal, very relaxed atmosphere. Paradise beach.... Best muck/Macro dive I have done...More

10  Thank Richard J
Reviewed April 7, 2016

I was originally going to go with another company but my tour guide on another tour recommended El Dive. Even though the diving was the best due to current. I still had a great time. Thanks to Fin my divemaster and everyone else, I had...More

5  Thank Jason C
Reviewed March 29, 2016

The team at El Dive was very welcoming and provided excellent service, from start to finish. Thomas is a wonderful instructor, providing clear instructions and effective coaching to get you up the learning curve fast. It's a small shop, so you get personal attention you...More

6  Thank Tyler A
Reviewed March 27, 2016

We had such a great time with El Dive. The owner Yoshi is very experienced and has been in El Nido for a very long time. The dive masters we went diving with are very good at their job and some of them are local...More

8  Thank Suzie M
Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

They already have great reviews, probably I don't need to say how fantastic they are. Just I want to say thank you very much and keep up the great job. We went fun dives with them nearly one year ago(sorry to be late). Their service...More

7  Thank wei L
Reviewed March 17, 2016

The place doesn't look much if you're just a passer by, but something got me in. I happened to book a day-tour for 3 scuba dives for beginners with a friend and at first was a bit frustrated that the place didn't offer recording of...More

8  Thank Karina C
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whentravelingblogger
May 4, 2015|
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Response from El_NidoYoshi | Property representative |
We offer discounted price. Our PADI Open Water Course for 3 days is 18,000 php/pax instead of 21,000 php/pax, equivalent of 4 dives and our 4 days course is 21,000 php/pax instead of 24,000 php/pax, equivalent of 6 dives.
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