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Address: Puerto Deportivo de Marbella | Local 52, Marbella, Spain
Phone Number: +34 645 29 79 33
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Description: Since 2010 Diving Life is conveniently located at the leisure boat harbor...
Since 2010 Diving Life is conveniently located at the leisure boat harbor of Marbella (Puerto Deportivo de Marbella). Our dive center is PADI Dive Resort and SSI Dive Center - diving operator in Marbella. The city center of Marbella is close by, as well as the sandy beaches which are within walking distance.The dive center is open daily from morning to early evening. Daily dive trips briefings at morning. We offer PADI courses of all levels. Everybody gets the personal attention and instruction necessary to dive safely, relaxed and get the unique experience of scuba diving. The diving center has a friendly and inviting atmosphere and has intentionally been kept as a smaller place to guarantee individual services. Scuba diving equipment has to be carried only very short distances. To the boat it is only about 50 meters.Our team of professionals is waiting for you, they will bring you to the best dive sites of Costa del Sol, Gibraltar and Tarifa. We will take care of reliable guidance. All you have to do is enjoy the peaceful and unforgettable dive experience. So dive into the relaxed and inviting atmosphere of recreational scuba diving and discover the Mediterranean fishes and beautiful marine life.Besides the diving courses we are only dive center in Spain's Costa del Sol having daily boat dive trips all year around to over 100 dive sites. Whether you are new to diving or are an avid diver, Diving Life offers everybody a new and great adventure. If you don't have your own transport we offer a pickup service.
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Excellent Dive Centre

Good dive shop - well located in Port, easy access to boat for dives. Professional staff, good attitude. Decent equipment. On my second day we spotted some Dolphins on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2014
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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Dallas, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I don't typically write negative reviews, but have to agree with Rohan J's assessment. We had read a lot of good reviews of Diving Life on TA so decided to give it a go. We had a group of 6 divers, one of whom, though a beginner, had already done 5 open water ocean dives. The rest of us were... More 

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jankomaro, Owner at Diving Life, responded to this review

Thanks for your rating but.... 1) This group were over one hour late and that was destroying all other divers schedule on that day 2) We never gave any instruction on beach. We have knowledge development session in our dive center before gear up but this group was more focused on their food that they missed all instructions 3) This... More 

Knutsford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Good dive shop - well located in Port, easy access to boat for dives. Professional staff, good attitude. Decent equipment. On my second day we spotted some Dolphins on the way out so had a good ten minutes Dolphin spotting before going diving - not sure if this was part of the deal thou'.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

After being told the med was all fished out, we decided to go for ourselves. We were then told the diving was great and the best place to dive in the Med by the owner so, we decided to give it ago anyhow. This however, was a terrible idea. The water was ever so cold and we saw about three... More 

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jankomaro, Owner at Diving Life, responded to this review

Person who write this review had serious problems with her diving skills like she could not do equipment assembly and preparation by herself in divecenter or not in our boat, she could not remove and replace scuba units on surface properly without help, could not follow dive group, no buoyancy control at all (which all are basic skills on first... More 

Niort, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

My wife took had a her baptism in diving here, and took to it like a fish. The calmness and conidence of this excellent Finnish husband and wife team were perfect to ensure a pleasurable and enjoyable experience. Were we not on our honeymoon, we would have been back for more. Could not ask for better service and in a... More 

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United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from a diving trip in Spain. We decided to learn to dive here and it was fantastic. I had never dived before, and my partner had a long time ago. We completed the PADI open water course whilst we were there and it was superb!!!! Would recommend this to anyone and everyone. Marjo and Jan, were the loveliest... More 

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Sotogrande, Spain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I am now doing my deep diving course with Dive Life Marbella and Mario & Jan are a great team. They really look after you and make your experienced a well deserved day out. They make you feel right at home and take safety and your experience a top priority. Seems as the club is not to far from my... More 

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Marbella
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Professional, thorough and safe centre. All staff are friendly and fun, but they are all also 100% careful and make sure that everything is done properly. I've done Open Water training and fun dives with them and could not have asked for more.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I just came to Diving Life Marbella after looking this website reviews. I have to say that I agree with everything possitive that have been said. I took a 10 dive package, that was very competitively priced. The staff is extremelly warm, welcoming and professional and it is a pleasure to dive or learn diving stuff with them . They... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Did 6 dives with the crew at Diving Life in Marbella in the last week of June this year. It is a small operations ran by 2 friendly Finns - Jan and Marjo - who are both eager to make sure that you have a fun, memorable and safe dive experience with them. They have a big number of dive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Took my Padi OWD with Diving Life. Very competent, flexible and friendly crowd. Had 10 dives with them during a 2 weeks family holiday, including a couple of wreck dives in Gibraltar. They have a great diving RIB in the Marbella Port, and can give you a two great dives in a couple of morning hours every day of the... More 

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Address: Address: Puerto Deportivo de Marbella | Local 52, Marbella, Spain
Phone Number: +34 645 29 79 33
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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