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Crystal Dive Resort

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Tours, France
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

A nice bungalow for our stay in Koh Tao.Very close to the dive center,quiet,clean and ready close to the beach.In a pleasant place with green everywhere.Sheets and linen included:really great and worth it

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Julie, Thank you for diving and staying on our resort here at Crystal Dive, I always appreciate feedback from our guests. It is nice to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and I do hope you will come back for a few more dives in the future. Kind Regards, Neil Davidson Operations Manager

Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

The place is definitely the best place to learn diving in koh tao. I was here on a solo trip to learn open water diving and the atmosphere here is so friendly that i never felt that i was away from home. Crystal dive resort is located right on the beach and is just amazing. My instructor Jessie was just...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the great review of your time here at Crystal Dive Koh Tao, it is great to read that you enjoyed your diving course with us. Also a big congratulations on passing your PADI open water course, I am sure it is just the start of many great underwater adventures. I will let Jess know of your...

Reviewed February 28, 2017

I came to Crystal on Nov 3rd 2016 as an Advanced Open Water diver and I’m now leaving 4 months later as an Open Water Scuba Instructor! The courses here are fantastic. The Dive Master course is designed around you so that you can complete it as quick as you want or as slow as you want. There was no...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Wow what a fantastic review!!! It is great to receive such a detailed review of your time spent with us at Crystal Dive Koh Tao and to read of how much you enjoyed your experience. It was our absolute pleasure in having you as part of the Crystal family over the previous 4 months and we are proud as you...

Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed February 23, 2017

We were very lucky to be in a group with just us two and our instructor, Nina, was incredibly knowledgeable, fun, and helped us learn with ease. We did the basic open water PADI and stayed at the resort for 6 nights. The accommodation is basic but our room had a direct view of the sunset and beach and was...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for the review and a big congratulations on becoming a PADI Open Water diver with us here at Crystal Dive Koh Tao. It was our pleasure having you dive and stay with us. I will let Nina know or your great review, she will be happy to hear that you enjoyed her teaching style and the diving...

Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

We just finished our IDC with Crystal Dive, very proffesional well organized 5 star IDC Career Development Center! We absolutely had a great time and learned a lot from our Platinum Coursedirector Matt Bolton and his staff! Matt knows everything about diving and teaching and he will make sure that you get way more training than necessary for the IE....

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Kimberly, Thank you for the great review and a big, massive congratulations on becoming a PADI instructor!!! I am glad that you enjoyed your course and time here at Crystal Dive Koh Tao, it was our pleasure having you with us. I will be sure to let Matt know of your superb review and that you truly appreciated his...

Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 22, 2017 via mobile

We were very happy to do our open water courses here. We were very privileged to be put in a small group of just myself and my wife with the amazing instructor Jess. She is very passionate about her diving and worked very long hard days to make sure we were happy and comfortable with all the skills. I went...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Martin, Thank you for the superb review of Crystal Dive I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here with us. I would also like to wish you a big congratulations to you and your wife on becoming PADI divers, I hope it is the start of many wonderful underwater adventures together. I will be sure to...

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Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here getting our open water diver certification. Our instructors Marie and Youri were amazing!!! Marie took her time with us and showed us some beautiful dive sites around the island. I highly recommend this dive school if you are in Koh Tao. The staff is really nice and friendly.

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for reviewing Crystal Dive Koh Tao, I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your diving course and your experience with us here. Also a big congratulations on becoming a PADI Open Water diver!! I will let Youri and Marie know of your review and we do hope to see you back here at Crystal Dive in...

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Reviewed February 16, 2017

great place to learn to dive, I did my basic, advanced and also a few specs with crystal. the instructors I had are awesome (Suzan, Vic and Rob) and did a really great job and all are great to have a beer with after a days diving. i would and already have recommended crystal to my friends. cheers guys ill...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your review of your experience with us at Crystal Dive Koh Tao, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to let your instructors know of your great review and that you appreciated their efforts. Thank you for recommending us to your friends and we will look forward...

Denton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 12, 2017

I completed my Rescue diver and Divemaster course at Crystal. A friend recommended them to me and right from the beginning I knew it was the best choice. Although it's a big dive centre, Crystal has a family feel to it and I was welcomed with open arms. They helped me find long term accommodation, told me the best places...

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Neil D, Manager at Crystal Dive Resort, responded to this review

Hi Jade, Thank you for the great review of Crystal Dive Koh Tao, it was great having you here and taking you up to becoming a PADI scuba diving professional. I will let the team know of your review and especially Manu and Carsten who you have singled out for praise. It is good to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed...

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Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Cannot recommend Affa as an instructor enough! He was professional, helpful and friendly! We did the one day introduction to diving course, which included a morning of learning how to use the equipment in the resort pool and then a dive at mango bay in the afternoon! Cannot comment on the accommodation as we did not stay here but the...

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Hi, Thank you for your valued feedback on your time diving with us at Crystal Dive Koh Tao, it was our pleasure taking you for your first scuba dives. It is good to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your time underwater and I hope it is just the start of many adventures beneath the surface. I will be sure to...

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  • Pool
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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crystal Dive offers PADI diving courses from beginner to advanced, Koh Tao diving for fun divers and the full range of PADI Specialty courses. We also offer our unique all-inclusive Scuba Diving Internships, the modern style of dive training courses all the way up to Professional Level, both PADI Divemaster and PADI Instructor. As one of the most established dive schools & resorts in Thailand, Crystal Dive has built a reputation of professionalism, first class customer service and 5 star PADI diving education. ... more   less 

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Address: Mae Haad Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Number of rooms: 150
Also Known As:
Crystal Dive Hotel Koh Tao
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
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“It's worth spending a little more and staying at Ananda Villa instead of where they place you.”
  • Beach view from the Crystal Dive's bar/restaurant post diving
theot377, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“You get free accommodation with OW, AOW, Rescue courses. The bungalows and pretty good!”
666nadiah, Dec 20, 2016 | Read review
“All beach bungalows are great!”
marianneoc, Nov 23, 2016 | Read review
“Choose air condition!”
910kristianp, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“If possible ask for a bungalow close to the beach.”
mayowend, Aug 15, 2016 | Read review
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