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Savedra Dive Center

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Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
+63 32 474 3488
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Professional people with fantastic diving

Exchanged some emails with Abeth before I got there. Very helpful and accommodating. Gave me... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2014
kuningsub
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Singapore, Singapore
Victim of their own success?

I dove with these guys a number of years ago and now something is missing. From checking in to... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2014
Onomea
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Papaikou, Hawaii
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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.
  • Excellent78%
  • 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 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

Reviewed April 10, 2014

I never write bad reviews however my experience at Savedra was particularly awful and will no doubt be experienced by others. I went out on 3 'fun' dives with Lindy (Divemaster) who's first question to me was what is your air consumption like? I said...More

2  Thank Willjohn1
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2014

Hi Will, firstly I'd like to thank you for your feedback, positive or otherwise these comments help us to improve. I was very surprised to read about your experience with us, Lindy has been guiding dives for more than 20 years and typically sets the...More

Reviewed April 8, 2014

We completed our Open Water certification in this dive center on March 13, 2014 and was very glad with our decision. The owner of the resort that we stayed at, Cabana, recommended Savedra to us. All the staff at Savedra knew what their roles are...More

Thank Joey V
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2014

Hi Joey, Thanks so much for your comments, it's great to hear you had such a positive experience with us. Rex and the crew send their regards, we always print these comments for our staff to see what they are getting right and where we...More

Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Came here with my husband for our Open Water Course. It was really a gamble cos we simply based on the reviews from tripadvisor. And we loved it! Gears were well organised and routinely serviced. You have your own alloted space to put your gears....More

Thank BeachBumResortLove
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2014

Hi Wani & Kin, thank you for training with us, we hope to see you again, and thank you for your feedback. Both Herman and Abeth send their regards. Lee

Reviewed March 24, 2014

Excellent service! The DM ratio to divers is never more than 3:1, our DM Larry was always very accommodating. Pescador Island is a treat, the bait ball right in front of the dive shop was an incredible experience. Their dive set up was very convenient....More

Thank alohabic
Lee B, Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2014

Hi Alohabic, thanks for diving with us, the Sardine ball seems to be getting bigger everyday, having it right in front of our diving shop is a real treat. See you next time, 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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Response from Evan J | Reviewed this property |
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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Response from Lee B | Property representative |
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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