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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Terrific location for divers right on the river leading to sea access; twenty minute boat ride out to HMS Hermes wreck position. The owner & staff were exceedingly friendly and helpful in and out of water. The owner was very hands-on and gave us really good information about the wreck and about Sri Lanka, very knowledgeable guy. The facilities are... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

On our way to Arugam bay we wanted to break the long journey. We booked this hotel which is the only place offering scuba diving. But mainly for experienced divers to dive worlds war wrecks. We as DSD participants could join the dive trip to see The white rock cave which is about 12 - 15 m We leveled off... More 

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Texas City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

I intend to bring a group of CCR and open circuit tec divers. with a great difficulty convinced feli the only Tec dive tour operator and the Only Tec deep instructor of sri lanka who has dived the Hermes 700 times with groups of tec divers. i was warned by feli sinnce it is still off season not to expect... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Diving the first purposely built aircraft carrier which was sunk during the second world war is like diving with history. I have done 10 dives on the wreck and wish I can do another 20.. On my final dive, I was greet by a passing by whale, cant ask for anything more. Trip of a life time. FYI: You need... More 

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New Ipswich, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

I stopped in Batticaloa on my way from Arugambay to Trincomalee. When I arrived at the deep sea resort I thought that I was at the right place. I wanted to dive the Wreck HMS Hermes. As a CMAS instructor I have been to over 50m many times. But the Tec Instructor Feli said I need minimum tec 40. I... More 

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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Stayed there 2 nights: it's a bit outside of batticaloa "city" but it's close to a nice and abandoned beach I rent a bike from the hotel (really cheap) and explored the area Food is really good! Breakfast is whatever you like > either Sri Lankan or western breakfast Staff is friendly and helpful - possibility to go diving with... More 

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Texas City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

During our Holiday in the east coast of sri lanka, We had a log journey to travel from Trincomalee to Arugambay for Surfing. We did the dives in Trincomalee in the morning and left around 1400 hrs to Arugambay which was about 300km. We were advised by locals that we can spend a night in Batticaloa. We stopped at the... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

As an open water diver with SSI deep certification for 40M I was happy with recreational diving until Feli took us to the World of Tech diving after giving us a course on Padi Tech-40. The attention was great, as it was just myself and my dive buddy. What more to do the final dive on the HMS Hermes! Probably... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

My dive buddy and I went to DSR for the weekend to do some diving and what Felician delivered was out of the box! He gave us a training session in tech diving which was followed by sea based dress rehearsals for the main event - the Hermes. Felician was an excellent guide and his wife Renuka a friendly host... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

As everyone here stated, it is purely aimed at the diving community -for now- as Feli is expanding to handle bigger groups and the more recreational type of diver. Had a great couple of dives including the Hermes, but because of family we were staying a bit up north near Pasikudah so Feli even picked us up to dive the... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Deep Sea Resort is situated adjoining the lagoon. All rooms with with air conditioned having attached clean bathrooms with shower cubicles to maintain the cleanliness. The most friendly staff and the restaurant equipped to cater to the needs of the local and foreign customers needs. Ideal for relaxation as well as for businessmen. A well equipped Technical and recreational dive center is functional during the season. The sunrise as well as the sun set can be observed. Credit cards visa/master cards welcome.PADI IDC in sri Lanka ... more   less 

Additional Information about Deep Sea Resort

Address: Fisheries Street, Nawalady, Batticaloa 11540, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Batticaloa
Price Range: $34 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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