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Address: Panagsama Beach, Moalboal 6032, Philippines
Phone Number:
+63 32 474 3488
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Savedra Dive Center, winner of the CGP Best Nature Experience 2012 award,...

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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Technical dive training

When seeking training as a technical diver it's very important who you chose as you instructor. I have had the privilege to train with both very competent instructors and less... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 6, 2016
Bigso
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Aalborg, Denmark

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Aalborg, Denmark
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

When seeking training as a technical diver it's very important who you chose as you instructor. I have had the privilege to train with both very competent instructors and less suitable instructors, and have learned lessons from them all (there's a lot to learn from the latter too, if you can identify the faults) Lee Butler however clearly stands out... More 

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Lee B, Guest Relations Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Bigso you're very kind to say so, thanks for taking the time to leave such a nice review, much appreciated! See you soon for that deep dive Lee More 

Tokyo, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

From start to finish, my friend and I had a great experience with the staff at Savedra. There was a bit of 'chaos' with getting registered for the PADI e-learning program for the Open Water Certification, but Lee, Janice and Rose were all supportive and helped when/where they could, and we were easily able to complete it before arriving in... More 

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

HI Makio thanks for your patience in sorting that e-learning problem out, normally an easy process but not this time, alls well that ends well :) Thanks for your visit, pleasure to have yout both with us Lee More 

ktmartin
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Got my OWD here in October. I was a tough student to teach but Firas was persistent and patient and did not give up on me. He actually split up the three of us who were in the class together to take us on separate dives as we were all struggling with different things. He makes sure you are taught... More 

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi KT glad you enjoyed the course, anything worth doing is worth a bit of hard work! Hope you can visit again Lee More 

Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

This is the perfect place to start your scuba diving journey! We went for 4 days and therefore didn't have the time for the full Padi open water course. Instead we took half of the course, and it was amazing and addictive from the very first dive! And most importantly we felt so safe and comfortable with our instructor Martin.... More 

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi amaliebry Thank you very much for sharing your experience here, much appreciated! Look forward to diving with you next time Lee More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

I just completed my padi open water in savedra a great diveshop with excellent facilities and instructors . My instructor was Laura and I have to say was a thorough professional I feel I gained a lot of experience in just the 4 days and confidence grew with each dive I'm defo doing my advanced here next year.thanks again guys... More 

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Paul thanks for choosing savedra, and for the great review. Lee More 

Tokyo, Japan
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

We looked around at many dive shops in the area and went with Savedra because they responded right away to our inquiries, are centrally located, and seemed to be on the ball. We got our Open Water Certification here. Our instructor was Martin S., and he was awesome! My friend and I did the e-learning route and therefore our course... More 

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hii marikomaui Thanks again for diving with us, glad you enjoyed the course. Lee More 

Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

The staff was unreal patient and kind to our kids. They actually special ordered all new gear to fit their sizes! The staff is professional and safety is their first priority. I felt safe to let them take my kids under the water. That says a lot. The spot is unparalleled with coral, fish, and gorgeous turtles right off the... More 

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Gabi it was a great experience having your family with us for the month, hope it's not the last visit Lee More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Very good service for every taste and budget. Attentive staff, friendly atmosphere. Instructors and guides are always ready to help solve many problems associated with diving, excursions, visits to attractions on domestic issues. Many thanks to Martin, Laura and Joker for the great time!

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Tatiana thanks for taking the time to leave your review here, we very much appreciate it Lee More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We visited in late September and had a great experience with Savedra. The staff was very helpful and accommodating - we stayed at a different resort, however, Savedra arranged a pickup/drop off ride every day. They also arranged for whale shark dives in Oslob, which was a highlight of our trip. The dives were similarly excellent and provided plenty of... More 

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi Alex glad you enjoyed yourself, and thanks for sharing your thoughts here, really appreciated Lee More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

My hotel Halle Manna recommended Savedra and Firas in particular. After asking about my dive experience (modest) and time since last dive (a year ago) they recommended a brief refresher before the dive. It was excellent. We covered setting up equipment and basics once hitting the water. Firas was, as promised, excellent. Unfortunately the dive wasn't great due to incoming... More 

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Lee B, General Manager at Savedra Dive Center, responded to this review

Hi MP Firas sends his regards, thanks for making the trip over from whitebeach, you pass a lot of dive centers on the way, we really appreciate the confidence in us. Glad you had a good time, see you again soon Lee More 

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