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Assava Dive Resort

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Dive Koh Tao with us at Assava Dive Resort located on the Southern bay of Koh Tao in Chalok Baan Kao. Assava Dive Resort is a recognized PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Centre offering a Accommodation to suit all budgets, Small Groups for...more
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22/1 Moo 3 | Chalok Baan Kao Bay, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had an amazing time getting my Open Water Cert with Kelley H. We learned a lot she was excellent in demonstrating the skills and was able to calm my fear for an easy and fun introduction to the world of diving. Plus the diving...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The entire crew at Assava were professional, kind and helpful. My daughter had doubts about making the dive after the class and pool training. Benji - our instructor - was very patient and comforting, not pushing her and allowed her to come to her own...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kristendcarden
Management-Team-2010, Manager at Assava Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Kristen, So glad you and your family had a wonderful time with us at Assava Dive Resort and your experience with the underwater world and Benji. We hope you continued your travels through Asia and are having a wonderful time, Look forward to your...More

Reviewed 13 December 2018

I received my Open Water Certification and Adventure Diver Certification at Assava. If you are looking for a family run and one to one or two or three instruction, Assava is the place for you. The bay it is located on is low key. Within...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank keni0320
Management-Team-2010, Manager at Assava Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hey Keni, Really glad I had the opportunity to teach and dive with you and hopefully you'll return in the future for some more fun. Happy Travels, Natalie

Reviewed 17 November 2018

After completing our Advanced Open Water diving course with Jack last May, we decided to come back to Assava for our Emergency First Response and Rescue Diver courses with him again. Like the first time around, it felt a bit like home - so we’re...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Management-Team-2010, Manager at Assava Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks Guys for the wonderful feedback and your experience with jack. We look forward to your return to Assava Dive Resort soon to start your new chapter and become a PADI Professional. Happy Travels, Natalie

Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We came to Koh Tao to do the PADI Open Water Diver license. Therefore we went to several diving schools on the Island to inform us. The decision was not difficult at all, as Natalie convinced us immediately and we were sure that we get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 166alexanderz
Management-Team-2010, Manager at Assava Dive Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

HI Alex, Yes it was a magnificent dive with you and the guys. Loved how we managed to get the go-pro happening and footage of this incredibly beautiful aquatic creature - Whale Shark! Wow,.... you guys were lucky to have had the opportunity to dive...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We did our PADI Open Water Diving license at Assava diving school and we’re super happy. Everything was explained in detail and the atmosphere was super relaxed and nice. Not only the staff of the Resort but also the instructors of the diving school were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

100% recommend to couples and families. Brilliant 1 on 1 training to teach first timers and great service all round in and out of the water! :)

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We (4 people) had an awesome day with our instructors and dive master; Jack, Leigh and Trevor. They went above and beyond to allow us (2x beginners + 2x PADI open water) get maximum enjoyment without disregarding the safety instructions. While diving, they would all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicole C
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Diving at "Assava Dive Resort" was an unforgettable experience!! The resort is located in a quiet fairytale bay with bright blue water and white sandbeaches. The resort looks great as well. The emoloyees did a fantastic job. Everyone was so friendly and helpfull! The food...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Melvin K
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

A big "Thank you!" to Assava Dive Resort for the really, really awesome week we had here! We upgraded from Scuba to Open Water Diver and had 6 Fun Dives with you guys! It was really awesome! Best diving conditions! Cheers to our Fun Dive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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