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Ban's Diving Resort

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Say yes to the garden view rooms with AC. It's worth the money! Clean and lovely, equipped with mini fridge and hot water kettle! Abby, Jeriel and Michael were great instructors! Professional and knowledgable! We signed up for our open water certification and ended up staying for our advanced certification! Such a great deal. The resort is hilly (what isn't...

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Groningen Province, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

After my arrival at Ko Tao I was looking for diving school. I ended up with ban's diving resort and I totally don't regret it. It really felt like a family to me. The instructors are really personal and friendly. If you want a good instructor and a beautiful woman, ask for Becky. She is really skillfull and takes all...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

Many people describe bans as a 'diving factory' because it produces more open water divers than any other school in the world. To an extent, it is true, however there are many things that are completely false. First off, request Becky - she is phenomenal, spot on English and she is absolutely beautiful ;). She's been diving for over 11...

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Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came to Koh Tao and stayed at this resort on the recommendation of the owner of our previous hotel. And all I can say is WOW. Upon arrival I became ill. Checking in, we were informed of an upgrade from the basic "fan" room to air conditioning no extra cost. But our room, was dirty, the...

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Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed as a group of 12 in November. Bans free shuttle raxis were waiting for us at the port which was a nice touch. Nice rooms, plenty of towels. I stayed in L block which involved a big climb to the room. The rooms were nice, cleaned regularly and offered free WiFi and though the beds were quite uncomfortable....

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Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

The perfect school for your scuba diving course! Arnaud was an awesome instructor, felt very confident with him and had a lot of fun :) Little bonus was getting the course in my native language (French). They have instructors from many nationalities. Definitely recommend the place!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Before arriving at bans I was very nervous about diving... But after must 6 days I have completed my open water, advanced open water and nitrox course and am now hooked on diving! Bans is a top class diving resort, with excellent instructors and staff. Abbey, Micheal and Jerail paid so much attention to detail and helped me overcome my...

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Reviewed 7 December 2015

I enjoyed the opportunity to meet Sophie, a French (fluent in English) diving instructor at the Koh Tao Ban's Diving Resort, and she helped me go beyond my fear of the deep blue. I had a great time, learnt plenty of things, was shown what to do in koh tao and left with plenty of good memories. Sophie is a...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Best place to get certified! Rooms are included with dive packages so I'd highly recommend doing a certification course if you aren't already dive certified. Rooms/dives were cheap and this place has really high ratings! The location is great, it's located on the middle of a strip of restaurants and things to do. The Fishbowl Restaurant is right on the...

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Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Just completed the Advanced open water dive as well as the PADI open water beginner course and the nitrox course. Such amazing diving and instructors. Can't complain one little bit...other than its over! The night dive was just out of this world and the WW2 wreck down at 30m is cool. I also did the Nitrox course with them and...

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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: RM170 - RM357 (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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