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Address: Via Favale 25 | 16038, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
Phone Number: +39 335 725 9758
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DWS Diving is a 5* PADI Instructor Development Centre & a BSAC...

DWS Diving is a 5* PADI Instructor Development Centre & a BSAC Resort

  DWS is based in Santa Margherita Liguria in Northern Italy with a licence to dive in the Protected Area of the Portofino Promontory.

DWS Diving Centre is UK and Italian owned. Our staff are multi-lingual and during summer months, we have a German instructor

The marine park of Portofino is a unique environment , not only in the Ligurian Sea but also in the whole Mediterranean, and is visited by and studied by marine biologists from all over the world.

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Good Diving Experience

All four dives in two days around Portofino park were quite satisfactory (lots of fish, ship wreck, octopus, etc.). The hospitality of the staff is very good. Thank you.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 August 2016
burcekme
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Istanbul, Turkey
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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

All four dives in two days around Portofino park were quite satisfactory (lots of fish, ship wreck, octopus, etc.). The hospitality of the staff is very good. Thank you.

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1 Thank burcekme
Konstanz, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The diving center itself # clean, tidy, and spacious # individual lockers (more than enough for everyone) # showers & toilets for you # fresh water tubs for rinsing your equipment (two: one for suits etc. and the other for regulators etc.) # any rental equipment you might need # close to the port The boat (see profile pic of... More 

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Thank Matthias D
Vaerloese, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Fantastic and extremely professional dive center. I was diving with them for one day, and if I ever come back to the area I will certainly dive with them again. They had perfect service and safety was in top. They could also make sure that my family who are snorkeling could go out on the same trip as me.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

It was a great Weekend with Luca and his Team. The Divecenter is perfect for daily dives in the National Park of Porto Fino and arounding Aera.

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1 Thank Oskar M
London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area, dive with this shop. I initially emailed them to get more information on their services and Lucca always emailed a response within 24 hours. When I arrived at the shop to dive, the staff was friendly and helpful setting up my gear- I was traveling with my family and didn't bring my own gear.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Fantastic dive center! I came with a group of 10 person for a three day weekend and I was very impressed by the organization that DWS dive center had. Everything flowed perfectly. Some divers were doing some DSD's and were very happy with the instructors. I personally work in the dive industry and I highly recommend this dive center. In... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

I have been diving with DWS a couple of times in the last two months. First time we were brought to the "Izuela" diving point, one of the best within the Portofino Sea Park, the second one we ended up at the point "La Torretta". Both times support and organization from the diving was perfect. Despite of the narrow street... More 

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Thank Fulvio M
Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

The place is great for diving, Lucca really looks after everyone in all respects! I contacted Lucca to arrange my dives, he answered me so many of my emails about the town and the dives.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

Very responsive over email and willing to work with you to sort out your plans for your diving adventures. Very clean and professional operation that operates on some beautiful dive sites.

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Overveen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Highly recommended. We did a few dives with DWS-diving. We were impressed by the good organization of the dive-school. Communication by email, introduction to the dive-school, choosing diving gear, going to the boat etc., all was very well organized. Staff was very friendly and knew there way on the dive-spots. We did two dives in the Portofino Marine Park. Both... More 

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