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Sairee Cottage Diving

#25 of 108 Tours in Koh Tao
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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.
10/1 Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 77 456 374
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All reviews van den pool bar fun dives open water course these guys dive shop instructor development instructor martin sail rock special thanks advanced open water my boyfriend great instructor amazing experience feel comfortable big boat great equipment
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I did three courses here: open water, advanced (30m) and enriched air (nitrox). It was my pleasure that I had James Lee as my instructor. He is very experienced and was patient as well, since I was hesitating a bit in the beginning of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dsC442JB
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I did the open water diver course (3 days) at Sairee Cottage Divig with Aey as an instructor. Aey is an amazing instructor and always in a good mood. The other staff I talked to were also great and very friendly. There is one dive...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank dadi_sigursveinn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my 3 friends loved the place. 3 of us was nervous going diving for the first time, but it was no problem with the dive Master Bobby and assistent Thea + an amazing dog called Dexter! We had a great time and would...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank josefinetolstrups
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did my first dive at Sairee cottage and had the best experience! They were so patient with us, made us feel so comfortable and safe, were really patient and went through everything clearly. 100% would recommend to first time divers! All the staff were lovely...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Amy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was just like you a few months ago - interested in becoming an instructor, a little nervous about whether or not I had enough experience as a DM and how good my skills were, and not sure where to go and who to ask...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank CharleneSD5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Holy Cow! My boyfriend and I did not expect to stay as long at Sairee Cottage or accomplishing as much. My boyfriend and I had the most incredible ti e learning to dive here and I highly reccomend it to anyone looking to check scuba...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Scarlet D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two years ago after losing my dad to Parkinson's disease, I decided to quit my job and finally get my PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor Certification. I did my research, booked my flight and headed to Koh Tao, Thailand. I already had a school in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ericsF5423IG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We completed our open water certification with James, who was a great instructor we couldn't recommend more, and enjoyed every minute of it! When booking the course Sairee Cottage was flexible to allow us to see the island as well as completing our certificate in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jocelynhill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely Incredible! Only a few days have come and gone since I finished my IDC here on Koh Tao at Sairee Cottage Divers with the amazing PADI platinum Course Director Marcel Van Den Berg and his outstanding staff instructor for the month Martin Walsh (Special...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Snyder_Diver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So professional instructers, makes you feel safe and have the best experience possible! I Can only recommend this. Especially if you’re nervous about diving👌🏼

Date of experience: March 2019
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February 17, 2019|
Response from MelanieV415 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do but it’s not as difficult as it sounds. I’m not fit and not a swimmer but did both no problems.
March 15, 2018|
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Response from laurabeattie123 | Reviewed this property |
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