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Ban's Diving Resort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I have just completed the PADI Advanced diving course at Ban's and it was one of the highlights of my Thailand trip! My instructor Chris was absolutely fantastic and with a few thousand dives under his belt I knew I was in safe hands! His experience and knowledge was excellent and I felt at ease and comfortable with every single... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I spent a couple of days here with some friends to do our open water diving license. The accommodation was nice, the whole resort offers a lot of activities (pool, bars, shows, great restaurant). The course for the license and our trainer were great and we really learned to love diving! In conclusion, Ban's diving is a great place to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the best time in Ko Tao staying in Bans and doing their padi open water diving course. My favourite thing so far of our trip in Thailand. Had Neil as an instructor and he was brilliant. He is such a good teacher you can tell he has plenty of experience. He has a way of making you feel safe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We trawled the streets og Koh Tao looking at various dive companies, and Ban's came top of the pile. We spoke to Dan 👍to the shop and he was completely honest with us and even said to look at other operators in the area, he never once belittled any of the many other companies in Koh Tao, this proves he's... More 

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Badenweiler, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been in Bans Diving Resort to become certified open water diver - overall it has been a great experience. The equipment was in a good condition and the people are very nice. A special thanks to our instructor Guolin, he is the best!!! :-) He was very patient, very knowledgeable and just a great guy ;-) thanks again... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hilltop bungalow number 303 got a decent view to the ocean from the balcony. It's quite a climb to get there doe. Pools closing at 20:00. Quiet place to recharge before your next dive away from the main streep. Ac, WIFI, fridge and a safe in the room. on another note deluxe rooms in the garden closer to the beach,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just completed the four day diving course in Bans resort. We had Neil as our instructor who was absolutely brilliant. He was extremely helpful, reassuring and was up for banter all the same. Would highly recommend to ask for Neil as your instructor if you are doing this course. Couldn't recommend any more, definitely worth the money and an experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our 4 days spent in bans diving resort have been the highlight of my travels so far! We did the four day open water dive and got our open water Padi license, which I would defiantly recommend! Neil was our instructor, he was absolutely fantastic! He explained everything so clearly and was well up for the craic! Practicing the skills... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did my PADI open water diving license here. My instructors Tom and Denis were so patient and had so much passion, they made this experience to the best I had in my 6 weeks Thailand trip! The under water world is breathtaking! I would love to come again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just completed and passed the PADI course with my girlfriend. As a poor swimmer I was initially nervous but Neil was really positive during the whole experience and the nerves didn't last long. Loved every minute of it.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ban's Technical Diving is operated out of Ban's Diving, Koh Tao, Thailand. Ban's Technical Diving is an award winning DSAT, BSAC, ANDI Technical Instructor Diving Facility. The only Tech Center on Koh Tao (and one of few in the world) that offers DSAT Technical Diving Intructor Courses. Deep Wreck Diving, Cave Expeditions.-Nitrox, Deep, Wreck, Gas Blender, Compressor Operator, Rebreather, Equipment, Emergency Oxygen, Technical Decompression Diving, Cave, Cavern......... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ban's Diving Resort

Address: Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: $39 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ban's Diving Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Ban`s Diving Hotel Koh Tao
Bans Diving Hotel
Bans Diving Ko Tao
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#2 Top resorts Hotel in Koh Tao
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
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