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Il Grande Blu Diving Center

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Address: Lungomare Raffaele Rossetti 1, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
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+39 333 143 6109
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Diving charters in the Portofino National Park, night dives, all level...

Diving charters in the Portofino National Park, night dives, all level courses, snorkelling path, speciality courses, refresher course, discovery dives, diving cruises, free diving, high quality gear hiring. Taxi-boat & tours every day, private jetty, wakeboarding before sunset, kayak tour, reserved swimming line. Sun beds and relax area, Pre-dinner, lunch & dinner, Brasilian food Churrascaria.

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Great experience with II Grande Blu

We’d like to thank Alf, Leonardo, Luke, Elisa and all the other II Grande Blu staff members for arranging a wonderful diving for us and being lovely, friendly and ready to help... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
Yulia K
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We’d like to thank Alf, Leonardo, Luke, Elisa and all the other II Grande Blu staff members for arranging a wonderful diving for us and being lovely, friendly and ready to help. My husband and I are new divers. We got PADI certificates just a month ago, and never practiced afterwards. But the instructor was very patient and helpful and... More 

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ILGRANDEBLU, Responsabile reception at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this review

Thank you so much Yulia! It was a pleasure to spend time with you here at the Il Grande Blu. We hope to see you soon! Best regards, Elisa and IGB team More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

First of all, if you are an avid diver, you will be disappointed with diving in Portofino. There is nothing to see. Water is clear but not much else to say. This is a dive shop that basically herds cattle all day long. They use the small boats that use the back roll entry. However, I counted 17 people on... More 

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Thank Mark S
ILGRANDEBLU, Direttore at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this review

Dear Mark, thank you for visiting us, although we are a bit sad by reading your comments regarding our Marine Park and our logistics. If you read other reviews from other customers, biologists, divers, etc. they all say they have been pleasently surprised by the ammount o fsea life hosted in Portofino, especially the dive site where you dived (Portofino... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Everything about the ll grande blu diving center went above and beyond my expectations. I wasn't sure if anything would be available on a Sunday especially since I would have needed to take a training course before diving. However, when I called the staff immediately welcomed me to come in and was very accommodating! They told me I would be... More 

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2 Thank Jeanette R
ILGRANDEBLU, Director of Sales at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this review

Dear Jeanette, Thank you so much for your very nice review. We are always happy when our customers makes review's for their visits at our Dive Center. Because for us.....we wouldnt be here if you people didnt come....and of course we could not improve our services and facilities if we did not get some feed back, so we just love... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

After searching thoroughly for a good diving center in Portofino while reading through the reviews for such centers and calling them. Frankly this was the best that i could find and am glad we went with it. The only diving center in Portofino that could've competed with this one was basically run by extremely rude people and a owner, such... More 

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Thank Abdulwahab M
ILGRANDEBLU, Director of Sales at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this review

Dear Abdulwahab Marafi, Thank you so much for taking the time to give us this review. We are of course very happy to read what you have explored in our Dive Center. And we are proud to read that we met your expectations. We work very strongly all year long in order to make sure that everyone is having this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Was in Santa Margherita and wanted to go diving. The hotel directed me here and was great. Very friendly and lovely service. Very reasonable prices and great staff, who were helpful and knowledgable. Will definitely be back here to dive with them again.

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ILGRANDEBLU, Director of Sales at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this review

Dear Michael F, Thank you for your nice review. We are proud to read that we met your expectations. We would certainly love to welcome you again as soon as you want to explore more of our fantastic region. Dont hesitate to be in touch with us again, when ever you feel for it. More 

Long Branch, New Jersey
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

I did two dives with the crew and everything was very well organized, from the first email communication to the end of the dive. There is a beautiful restaurant on site to have lunch in between dives. I was pleasantly surprised that there is a full size changing/storage room for your personal items. There are no locks but it's a... More 

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2 Thank Candis L
ILGRANDEBLU, Director of Sales at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this review

Dear Candis L, Thank you so much for your nice review. We are happy and satiesfied that we met your expectations. We would be happy to welcome you soon again. All the best from IGB Team More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

An unforgettable dive in a outstanding,beautiful and plenty of fish diving-site, along with a welcoming,cheerful and very professional staff. A great thanks to my instructor Luca for this amazing experience !!

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ILGRANDEBLU, Director of Sales at Il Grande Blu Diving Center, responded to this review

Dear Nitotoclub, Thank you for your very nice review. We are proud of that experience you had with us. And we hope to see you soon again at our premises. All our best regards, IGB Team More 

Austin, Texas
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106 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

well run, good rates, nice boat, good gear, beautiful sites, very unique building. We did 2 dives and hung out in the restaurant/bar upstairs in between.

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Province of Venice, Italy
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14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

A very nice diving centre with an excellent location. Dives are well organized and the dive locations are very nice. Get there early if you drive as parking is limited.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2015

This was the best part of my entire trip to Italy. These guys were so friendly and fun, it felt like I was among friends all day. Prior to my arrival they were informative and prompt via email, answering all of my questions. This was a great value for my dives. I would highly recommend this place!

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