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Sairee Cottage Diving

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A medium size PADI 5 star diving school, focussing on quality PADI diving courses and fun diving trips. Located in the middle of the beautiful Sairee Beach with fantastic diving facilities on offer.
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10/1 Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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+66 77 456 374
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I did the Open-Water certification here two years ago and this time the „Adventure-Diver“ (30m dive, nightdive and wreck-dive). It was no question for me to come back here. Sairee Cottage is very professional,very relaxed and fun atmosphere and I liked the acommodation and the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank amandamZ6899ZU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were fresh to diving coming to Koh Tao. With nearly a hundred options on the island it was hard to narrow what suited us best. Sairee is one of a handful that has a very nice saltwater pool to practice in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lbenz14
SCDive-Team, Public Relations Manager at Sairee Cottage Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time at Sairee Cottage and we are hoping to see you back here very soon for some more scuba diving! :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great IDC with Marcel Van Den Berg who prepared us so well for the IE and also for real life in the scuba diving professional sector! We could clearly see that we were one of the best prepared team during the exams and went there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dimitri D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did my IDC with Marcel Van den Berg from Sairee Cottage I can said that I really like the way how he teach and explain everything. Marcel have a lot of energy and is very positive so that’s make easy to be in this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karlita_provoste
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I did our PADI open water dive certification in December 2018. After much research we decided on Sairee. It’s a medium sized school and only allows a max of 6 divers to one teacher. In our group we had 5 and were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank carlojpiva
SCDive-Team, Public Relations Manager at Sairee Cottage Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words Carl. We hope you make it back here very soon for your AOW with Kaylie :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone of this staff is kompetent and very kind. My experience with KathyO was overwhelming. She is a funny but very clear person. She loves what she does and you can see that in every aspect. I learned very quick the stuff I need to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank uweserafin
SCDive-Team, Public Relations Manager at Sairee Cottage Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your review made Katie's day, thank you very much!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Diving with Sairee Cottage Divers was great. Spent 2 days diving. The guides are very professional, and always felt in good hands. Boat was very comfortable, upper dry deck to relax, lower wet deck. Equipment is in very good shape and high quality, nothing is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mikewU7921KD
SCDive-Team, Public Relations Manager at Sairee Cottage Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Mike. We hope you will make it back to Sairee Cottage again this or next year. All the best and happy bubbles!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend went on the into Diving session yesterday and can honestly say it was been one of the best experience in Thailand so far. The team are amazing and so knowledgeable, we were in a very small group of just 3 of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank judyt473
SCDive-Team, Public Relations Manager at Sairee Cottage Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Will and Caz, thank you for your kind words. We are hoping to welcome you again here very soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dived a few times using the Mini B system and my husband had taught me but it was now time for me to do my PADI open water and as we were travelling to Thailand it seemed like the perfect time. My brother-in-law...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chilliexx
SCDive-Team, Public Relations Manager at Sairee Cottage Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This review just made Aey's day! Thank you very much and keep on diving!

Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Incredible experience! Finished my Divemaster training last month and already working full time in this industry. Sairee Cottage gets you extremely well prepared for the real world, far beyond the minimum required standard by PADI. Rest assure you will learn everything you need inside out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank leslietaur
SCDive-Team, Public Relations Manager at Sairee Cottage Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cheers Leslie for your lovely review. We will pass it on to Maddy too! All the very best for your future diving career. We are hoping to see you soon for your IDC :)

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chioca01
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July 28, 2017|
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The bungalows that are included in the price of the scuba course are not that clean. There were ants everywhere, in the bathroom and all through our backpacks. It was also super hot! I would recommend upgrading to a aircon... More
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SusieSuePortsmouth
Portsmouth
Where to stay including dive school (3 Replies)
Hi there Planning our first trip to Thailand and will be staying for three weeks in August. Two adults and two kids age 17 and 12 - husband and eldest have Advanced PADI and youngest will be doing PADI referral while there and so will be diving while in Koh Tao. Possibly going to split our time between Koh Tao, Koh Samui and Koh Phangan. Would prefer accommodation that is more in keeping with area rather than five star luxury modern resort. Also want to be able to walk to...More
January 15, 2011|
Response fromLamington-small|
Hi there, I lived and worked as an instructor on KT for 10 years and can recommend several places.I am a master instructor and have taught over 2000 students worldwide and have over 8000 logged dives. The place you want to go is somewhere that offers small groups, dive computers on dives, a good boat and most importantly, not conveyor style diving that just takes you in, gives you the bare minimum of training to get you past the necessary requirements to pass and are more concerned about...More
Jaimie W
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Best place PADI Divemaster internship / course on Koh Tao (2 Replies)
Hi! I would like to do a PADI Divemaster course / internship on Koh Tao next october/november. Can anyone recommend a professional dive school / center offering DM course? I have some experience with DJL on Sairree Beach. I wonder if someone has done a DM course at other schools in the area, like Sairee Cottage Diving, Ban's or Master Divers etc. Thanx
July 31, 2016|
Response fromGTAdventures|
There's no need to book ahead for this course. If you have time spend it checking out the top rated schools on here and ask questions. There are Divemaster programmer with a couple of training agencies (PADI & SSI) so first you can choose your training agency , hen pick your school. I'd advise taking a couple of dives with a school you like to see what it's really like. Indeed those months are not the best conditions, but for professional training it is very helpful to get used to...More