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Savedra Dive Center

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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
+63 32 474 3488
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Excellent dive

We got our open water licence with Herman. It was our first experience under water but everything... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2014
ester1575025
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Barcelona, Spain
Friendly staff and awesome dive guide

Ended up coming here alone as my friend was sick. Thankfully the staff were very friendly, even... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2014
snupius
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Singapore, Singapore
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Savedra Dive Center, winner of the CGP Best Nature Experience 2012 award, is in the center of Panagsama beach.Just a few meters from the shoreline and our house reef and minutes away by boat to the best dive sites in the area.Savedra is Moalboals only PADI 5 star Instructor Development center and PADI Tec Rec training center.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
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Reviewed September 3, 2014

We got our open water licence with Herman. It was our first experience under water but everything was great, we felt so safe and confortable that it ended to be one of the best experiences of our 9 months trip. The staff is incredibly nice,...More

Thank ester1575025
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2014

Hi Ester, Thanks for choosing us, glad we could be a part of your incredible trip. After 9 months on the road I'm sure you are glad to be home but really hope you get a chance to come back and see us. regards from...More

Reviewed July 30, 2014

Ended up coming here alone as my friend was sick. Thankfully the staff were very friendly, even showing me around out of their own time and making sure I was alright. Their dive guide, Eusel, is excellent and very experienced. Showed me lots of different...More

Thank snupius
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2014

Hi Snupius, sounds like you had a bit of bad luck with the weather, thanks for making the effort to come out for a few dives, honestly when its cloudy and rainy the best place to be is underwater ;0) Eusel is a great guide,...More

Reviewed July 9, 2014

Savedra’s Marc Hoffman taught us to dive in Feb 2014 (sorry for late review) and he comes with a million platinum stars from me! Marc's outlook was that he would pass us as soon as we were competent and confident divers, no matter how long...More

Thank FifiandtheJezanaught
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2014

Hi Fifi, Thanks for your feedback, Marc send his regards, he was not surprised about the night dive and could tell he had created an addict, well done to you. Equipment coming in and out of service is a daily activity in a busy dive...More

Reviewed July 9, 2014

I used Savedra to do my open water coarse, so naturally I was nervous about the whole breathing underwater thing! Luckily I had a great instructor Marc, who helped me ease through any of my worries in a clam way which helped me breeze through...More

Thank plantslovewater
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2014

Hi Plants, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review, Marc does have a very laid back style of teaching that makes it very easy to take it all in, glad you enjoyed yourself. Hope to see you again, Lee

Reviewed June 15, 2014

Exchanged some emails with Abeth before I got there. Very helpful and accommodating. Gave me discounts on lodging and diving. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Had the best dives in the morning, usually I was the only diver with the DM as my buddy....More

Thank kuningsub
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2014

Hi Kunginsub, Thanks for taking some time to leave us a review, Phil and Natsumi send you their regards. Lee

Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

I dove with these guys a number of years ago and now something is missing. From checking in to checking out you're treated like a cog in their economic wheel. The exception is their dive masters that do a solid job on the water.More

Thank Onomea
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2014

Hi Onomea, We do our very best to provide a friendly and personal service, all divers are assigned an instructor or dive guide to take care of them throughout their stay, the front desk staff are always on hand to help with any concerns and...More

Reviewed June 6, 2014

There is nothing bad that I can say about Savedra. My trip started out with a series of emails to Abeth. She was amazing! She answered all of my questions and was patient with me as I was decided all the details. I decided to...More

Thank dive-girl-amy
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2014

Hi Amy, Great to hear you enjoyed your time with us and thank you very much for your feedback, we look forward to seeing you next time. regards, Lee

Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

Good location, a well equipped diveshop that also arrange everything for you !!! Definitely worth every cent !! Its my fourth trip and they are always upgrading their facility waiting for you. Simply awesome !!!

Thank BrendanYeo
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2014

Hi Brendan, thanks for your visit and feedback, look forward to some more upgrades next time you visit. safe travels, Lee

Reviewed April 29, 2014

Having to dive with 5* dive centers who treats divers as their own family - Savedra was sadly one of those who doesn't. I am not sure if it was because of the unexpected typhoon warning during our stay that made them miserable or it...More

Thank ErikaReyes
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2014

HI Erika, sorry to hear you did not feel welcome, I am a little surprised though, most of our guests enjoy the family atmosphere and leave as a friend. Please take a look through the comments before and after yours for numerous examples. Bad weather...More

Reviewed April 27, 2014

We came to Moal Boal as a family with our 11 year old and 14 year old. We stayed at Cabana and they recommended Savedra dive shop which is a two minute walk away. Through phone conversations, we pre-booked our 11 year old's junior open...More

2  Thank 37Discovery
Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2014

Hi guys, thanks for your kind words, good to hear your children enjoyed the training, now we have a couple of new dive addicts to join the gang. best regards, Lee

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weijian2016
January 23, 2017|
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Response from Lee B | Property representative |
Hi Weijian Yes we do, the Discover Scuba Dive is 3000 PHP and takes approximately 2 to 3 hours start to finish, with about 45 to 60 minutes of that spend diving. During the dive you will get to see the famous Moalboal... More
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Jojo S
July 25, 2016|
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Savedra, Dive centre has accommodation behind the dive shop behind a gated area. it's more expensive than the rest of Town but still reasonable. However, there are alternate places on the beach side facing the ocean that are... More
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Martindbeer
May 27, 2015|
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Hi Martin the contact details on the website are all up to date; I have you enquiry and I will be in touch today. My apologies for your difficulties getting in touch but this is the first email I have received from... More
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