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Alvaro Diving

#40 of 104 Tours in Koh Tao
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  • Average1%
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The Sea is our treasure. and Dive dive dive is our motto. At Alvaro diving, the crew comes from all over the world, and as we like to say, Diving is a skill that everyone can know, and the treasure we seek is just below. Whether you are a scuba...more
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Chalok Baan Kao Bay, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
+66 83 472 7383
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 September 2011

Koh Tao is bustling with Dive Centres and one stop shops. We checked out almost a dozen dive centres on Koh Tao before settling on Alvaro. We found them to be a piece of calm amongst the turbulence! Other shops did not have the time...More

4  Thank SandySound
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Went with my wife for fun diving becaue of the very good reviews we´ve read here on Trip Advisor, and it was a disaster! 1st - they forgot to put my name on the board, so I entered the boat and they where asking who...More

8  Thank Charles D
AlvaroDiving, General Manager at Alvaro Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2015

Hello Charles, At Alvaro Diving we take all of our feedback very seriously and review it thoroughly. We are unable to track the events in which you have mentioned and we have no record of a “Charles” diving with us in April. In regards to...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

I did my open water course with Sascha and I was really impressed how professional and great it was! On the first day I watched all the videos and had to answer a quiz. The following three days were full with diving. I really liked...More

Thank MarinaM3068
Miguel V, Front Office Manager at Alvaro Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Marina, Thank you for this review.. And yes we know, Sascha is awesome.. ;-) And we were very happy to have you here as well. Keep diving huh! gretting from 'the family'.

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We did our Open Water Diver at Alvaro Diving and it was absolutely awsome! Our experienced and trustworthy instructor Isabella made us feel safe during our first times underwater, helped us to overcome our nervousness, while still having time for jokes :). The atmosphere was...More

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Miguel V, Front Office Manager at Alvaro Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the stars!! We surely hope you come back soon too. love from 'the family'!

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This dive school gives a solid professional feeling when you go diving, what makes you feel save at Al times. The instructors really know what there doing and seem to have fun in teaching! The gear is in good quality and they know how to...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

What a relaxed diving school with such nice people! Our daughter did the Freedive level 1 course with Bat! He is such a nice man ☺️ Also we made some superb dives at Sail Rock and Shark Bay together with Miguel👌🏻 I can really recommend...More

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Miguel V, Front Office Manager at Alvaro Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the stars and hope to see you next year again.. lots of love from 'the family'.

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I did my free diving level 1 and diving with my family and it was amazing!!! The people are incredibly kind! It’s really one big family.

2  Thank Lieke B
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We went there with any expectations whatsoever and after 3 days of the padi course i have to say it was, by far, the greatest place in Thailand and of course of Koh Tao. We have been amazed by the personal treat the Alvaro Diving...More

Thank Alejandro A
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Recently completed my PADI open water course here with Sascha, couldn't have asked for a better experience! Very professional and above all great fun! Loads of good diving and marine life around Koh Tao too! 100% would go again and we'll worth doing a course...More

Thank Antony D
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We planned to do our open water course on Koh Tao and decided to choose Alvaro Diving because all the instructors seemed to be super competent and friendly. Altough we walked in spontanoeusly, we were given the opportunety to start the course in our prefered...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I completed my Dive Masters at Alvaro, with an amazing mentor. It really was the time of my life, I love the way they made me part of the family. They haven't seen the last of me, can't wait to go back

Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I spent 10 days on Koh Tao and made my OW and Advanced course at Alvaro, and had my accomodation at the Taraporn bungalows next to it. It was such a special experience. Here you not just learn how to dive safely, but you can...More

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Dado K
7 March 2017|
Response from Alex F | Property representative |
Hello Dado, Koh Tao is nice almost all year round. I would advise not coming during the last two weeks of November, since this is typically when we get our Monsoon period. We have whalesharks spotted regularly throughout... More
20 June 2015|
Response from DanSexton | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Thank you very much for your contact. We'd love to show you Koh Tao's underwater wonders! Alvaro Diving is situated right next door to View Point and is roughly a 2-3 minute walk. Would you like to do a course or... More