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OPENWATERS - Diving Center

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Rua Vereador Filipe Jonas no 2, Quarteira 8125-257, Portugal
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An Accident Waiting To Happen

All dive centres are fun. You only find out the truth when something goes wrong - then you see the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Moonfishman
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Evesham, United Kingdom
Cancelled last minute

I timely organized a dive with them, but they cancelled on me the evening before... using the... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Dutch_delight013
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Welcome We are a company dedicated to the practice of scuba diving on the Algarve coast since 2005. We have a team of experienced divers in the areas of technical and recreational diving. We promote diving in the region showing the underwater wealth according to the standards of good practice for this activity, ensuring the safety of divers and respect for the underwater heritage. Accept our invitation and dive with us. Meet the largest sunken treasure that nature reserves for those who seek it. Good dives.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average0%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
10 Sep 2017
“An Accident Waiting To Happen”
23 Jul 2017
“Cancelled last minute ”
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Rua Vereador Filipe Jonas no 2, Quarteira 8125-257, Portugal

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

All dive centres are fun. You only find out the truth when something goes wrong - then you see the real situation; and boy, did we find out the hard way. After 28 years as a PADI instructor I can honestly say this was the...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

I timely organized a dive with them, but they cancelled on me the evening before... using the excuse the guide didn't feel well (which I think is a way of saying the boat wasn't full so they didn't make the max profit... because which diveshop...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I thought I had left a review for this amazing dive centre following my visit and have only just noticed that it didn't post. I had to put that right. I was in Portugal with a few friends, I don't play golf and so whilst...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I have just had a fantastic days diving with the wonderful people at Openwaters. Their rental equipment is the best quality I have rented in 15 years of diving. Some fantastic stuff to see whilst you are down there as well - not least, sea...More

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Felizardo P, Proprietário at OPENWATERS - Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2016

Thank you, we were very happy to have liked to dive with us. It was a pleasure to meet you. good dives Felizardo Pinto

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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Had three dives with these, unfortunately the viz was bad on all three, saw the conger on the first dive on the artificial reef. Open waters are a great bunch to dive with.

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Reviewed 9 July 2015

These guys were awesome today. I booked this for my wife and 11 year old daughter and I think it was a superb experience from start to finish. The staff and instructors are extremely knowledgeable, patient and courteous. Their equipment was in very good condition,...More

3  Thank DarrylCassingham
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Felizardo P, Public Relations Manager at OPENWATERS - Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Thanks for your visit. I'm glad you enjoyed. Thanks a lot.. Tânia

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Reviewed 9 January 2015

Would recommend to try this PADI center and can go as far as to say that it was the best thing about our holidays. The guys were really helpful, friendly and went out of their way to ensure we are taking all the information in...More

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Felizardo P, Front Office Manager at OPENWATERS - Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015

Thanks for your visit. I'm glad you enjoyed. Tânia

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Reviewed 3 June 2014 via mobile

I only had time for one dive on a family holiday and booked it with Open water divers. They picked me up from the hotel and took me to their shop which was very well laid out. They have very good well maintain kit which...More

5  Thank alex607
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

Arranged via email for a few dives. Very laid back, so you need to "go with the flow at times". Excellent boat and facilities. Managed 2 dives on Saturday - mixed viz, and you need a 7mm wetsuit ! A little misunderstanding underwater with the...More

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1  Thank Andrew B
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Reviewed 8 September 2013

(VISITED AUGUST 2012) My boyfriend decided he wanted to go scuba diving whilst on holiday in Portugal, therefore we booked it through our hotel and ended up going with Openwaters Diving Centre. (My boyfriend had no experience and told them this before we went). I...More

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betabraga
27 June 2015|
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Response from Felizardo P | Property representative |
Olá. Obrigado pelo seu contacto. Quanto mais cedo marcarem melhor, para conseguirmos reservar para o dia que pretendem. Poderão participar a partir 10 anos. Cumprimentos Tânia
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Isobel K
6 April 2015|
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Response from Felizardo P | Property representative |
Hi the DSD is 100€ Pool and ocean. Thank you Felizardo
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