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Sairee Cottage Diving

#30 of 105 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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Reviewed 2 days 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
Reviewed 3 days 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Thank leslietaur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Aye for being such a great teacher! It was a pleasure diving with you! I tried several Dive shops in Koh Tao and Sairee Cottage Diving is by far my favorite. Safety is their number one priority - exactly how it should be!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 98ricardof
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did our PADI open water with James and loved it so much we decided to go for the advance course after it straight away. My friend being scared of fish and water felt super safe with this dive school and overcame her fear. Kind...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chantalvanh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this school! Took my PADI open water course (my first dives ever) and the whole training was run in a very comfortable and a smooth way. My instructor was Bobby - super great teacher with great English, felt really safe and confident with him....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I will definitely recommend Sairee Cottage for anyone who would like to do their IDC in Koh Tao!! A couple of reasons: You got free accommodation, free lunch during IDC, free 20 pure fun diving trips( which is together 40 dives), free mask strip, free...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Helen X
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent course structure, delivered engagingly with content above and beyond the requirement. The work was intense with some long days and homework every night but we went into our IE (Instructor Exam) prepared to excell rather than pass and we left ready to begin teaching....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time getting scuba certified with Sairee Cottage Diving! We liked it so much we decided to extend our stay and go for the advanced certification as well. James and Katie (our instructors) were amazing, very friendly, and made us feel really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Went off of a recommendation from friends who had done their OW course through Sairee Cottage and was not the least bit disappointed. Everything was excellent. Our instructor Martin was great. With his instruction I felt confident and safe throughout the entire course, all while...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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March 15, 2018|
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Response from Laura B | 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
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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
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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...More