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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pros Incredible diving course, we were very nervous, but the course instructors, JP and Anthony Griffiths, were absolutely amazing, so interesting, informative, fun and just really instilled confidence in us. It was awesome Great location for the resort, close to the beach, lots happening, great area Fantastic staff, very friendly and helpful and efficient Highly highly recommend this resort particularly...

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I did my open water diving here, first they told me I could not do it in Dutch as the dutch instructors were gone the whole week (arrived at a wednesday) but actually a dutch course started the next day and i already settled for the english course. My dive instructor was very professional when it comes to our learning...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I just completed our Adventurer Course at Ban's. Our instructor Chris Pearson and helper Daniella were simply amazing. I am more than confident to dive around the world thanks to them. I would strongly recommend this place to anyone who wants to gain a great knowledge of diving. Whether you are brand new to diving (like us)...

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Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here as a couple for 3 nights & the resort is stunning. The rooms are a great size and come with a mini fridge which they put bottles of water in for us everyday free of charge. The rooms were clean & the breakfast area is really well maintained. I was a little disappointed that 2 out of...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in a deluxe hill view room and the view overlooking the ocean was amazing. Beautiful sunset view from the room also. Yes the path to the room was very steep but worth it. Free pick up and drop off at pier. Laundry service. Staff friendly and helpful. Rent a moped to travel round the island, it's small and...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't stay at the resort but I've been to the restaurant 3 times. The live music is good, food is nice sometimes with good presentation. The atmosphere is great since there is a bar FishBar next to it, I've seen a DM graduation ceremony there and it's very funny.

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beach restaurant at Ban's has a great view, but the food is pretty average. My wife's mango smoothie was good, but my iced cappuccino not so much. Our coconut curry was average at best: desperately in need of more seasoning and not really tasting of coconut. Service was efficient.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a Open water dive course at Ban's and had a great time. We had a really nice instructor Rich, and made us feel really comfortable so we decided to do the advanced course aswell! Rich is a guy who's teaching divers for 15 years already and is very motivated and brings the theoretical part of the diving very...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a French padi open water class with Arno. This teacher is very patient and explains so well! Thanks to him! You get a room with the open water. Decent but no AC, just a fan. Great value for money, amazing experience

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our diving through Bans, and with this came free accommodation at Bans resort, which was lovely. First off let me say that the diving was excellent and we are glad we done it with Bans, dive instructor Dave was excellent, everything ran smoothly and professionally. Unfortunately the rest of Bans let's it down, mainly due to the staffs...

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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 

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Address: Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: RM171 - RM359 (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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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Koh Tao
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
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“Depending of your need (quiet or not), ask for a room close to the dive center (more noisy) or far from the dive center (more quiet)”
Geof_Brussels, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms near infinity pool are a good size, not great if you have mobility problems, as the walk up from the beach is steep.”
den1401, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in the "fan only" room. Was relatively sparse but fan kept you cool at night and upgrades to higher-end rooms are available.”
AdamHumperdink, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Eat at the beachfront restaurant”
harryt536, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the junglehut houses. It is a bit of a walk, but very beautiful.”
alexandert150, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
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