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Teluk Dalam, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
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Sunnyvale, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There's another recent review entitled "Good, but..." I totally agree. Here's our experience, modified on a shameless cut & paste here. Both good and bad here - please read....... Diving (unknown): When we were here last week, Alu-alu was understaffed and overbooked. Dive master Guylan was friendly though understandably swamped. He recommended us to the dive shop at Arwana for... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked two rooms for two couples, one for 3 nights and the other one for 2 nights, via Agoda.com. A week before my partner and I decided to stay a third night, booked it on Agoda and I even emailed Bayu Diving Lodge to make sure the booking was confirmed. They replied to say the third night was confirmed.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Both good and bad here - please read....... Diving (Good): Organised, professional, decent kit, decent knowledge of the local environment (which, incredibly for Asia they are keen to protect) lots of dive sites and small dive-group numbers. Accommodation (Good): Decent chalets/huts that are sensibly priced but have no hot water - fine though as normal water is warm. Cleaned only... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a horrible place! The garden and the room are nice, but the staff are the most unfriendly people I have ever met in Malaysia! They are very cranky and totally not helpful! If you ask them someting, they act annoid and you just get a yes or no answer (usually no).The breakfast is terrible and if you got it... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, affordable, with a decent bed n shower, that's what my wife n I ask for & that's what we got here at Bayu. We went for a fan room which was all we needed. Dunno about the other rooms but ours came with 2 so no complaints there. The sea view was absolutely stunning, not much luscious white sand... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled in a group of 7 people. As we booked late, I ended up with a fan-only chalet with no hot water :( but doesnt matter to me as the prices were really affordable and we didnt spend much time with the room. Pros: -The dive instructors here are helpful and experienced. I did a night dive in a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My girlfriend (Spain) and I (German) planned to stay for three days in Bayu's dive lodge in June - and ended up staying for more than a week, because we loved the place. The place is simple but beautiful. The little beach houses have everything that is needed and a bit, have flair, are clean, and - if you are... More

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights at this lovely spot, the chalet was the best accommodation I stayed in over the 2 weeks on both small and big islands - modern, cosy, very clean, in a lovely garden setting - The staff were fantastic (not sure why previous feedback suggests otherwise) I found staff to be very friendly, caring and helpful -... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: - nice sea view from our chalet - cosy room with big bed and AC - delicious thai curry is served for dinner Cons: - the staff seems to privilege some of the guests and ignore others, they are rather careless, unfriendly and besides unorganised - the plastic tables at the restaurant need to be replaced, they are partly... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Initially I had looked around at other places but they didn't have rooms available for the dates I stayed at and knowing during the June season was the busiest & decided to try Bayu Dive Lodge as they had rooms still available. I booked at this place because they had a nice rounded package price for diving & accommodation. I... More

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Address: Teluk Dalam, Pulau Perhentian Besar 22300, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Terengganu > Pulau Perhentian Besar
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Unspoiled diving. Unspoiled scenery. Warm tropical waters. A focus on conservation. And no crowds. All reasons why those who have discovered diving at Perhentian Island come back again and again. From start to finish, we aim to give you the best experience possible. Our goal is to provide you with an unforgettable stay at Bayu Dive Lodge and an unforgettable day experience at Alu Alu divers. Our experienced and multilingual staff and dive crew are available to assist you and answer all your questions. Always greeting visitors with a warm friendly smile, our qualified staff is also trained to ensure your adventure with us is a safe and memorable one. Local diving sites are suitable for all levels of experience, from beginners to experienced divers. Experience the crystal clear blue water, abundant sea life and thriving coral reefs. Variety is the key word on the reefs around Perhentian: soft and hard corals, sponges and anemones abound, and you will be amazed by the sheer range of fish species in these waters. We specialize in providing personalized service for small dive groups and try to be as flexible as possible. New divers can gain experience with the individual attention they may require and experienced divers can enjoy the freedom of spectacular reef diving, wreck diving and underwater photography opportunities. With five specially fitted dive boats, Alu Alu Divers is able to meet the needs of any size group while keeping each dive party small and personal. Bring your equipment and store it in our secure equipment room, or use our well-maintained rental dive gears. ... more   less 
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