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Address: Hotel Lord Pierre L-104, San Andres, San Andres Island 13130, Colombia
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+57 315 3035428
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Best diving shop in San Andres

I met Lucho Banda 28 years ago when I learned to dive in San Andres. Since then, I have been diving around the world and have had the opportunity to compare. Without a doubt his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 December 2016
Mafe' R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I met Lucho Banda 28 years ago when I learned to dive in San Andres. Since then, I have been diving around the world and have had the opportunity to compare. Without a doubt his shop is one of the best I know and that's why every time I come back to San Andres I dive with Lucho and his... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We came here to dive in October, the day after the storm passed which meant we could dive again, and had a fantastic experience. It was the first time for one of us and the second dive for myself. The instructor was very patient with us at getting ready to dive with the practice session then we promptly headed out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We had loads of fun diving with Banda. The people are extremely nice, funny and experienced. We saw loads of beautiful stuff and they did their best to accomodate our needs (two people could dive to 18m, one to 12m only). The masters with are very good and secure. Highly recommended.

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Thank Frischwood
BuceoBandaDiveShop, Director General at Banda Dive Shop, responded to this review
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En nombre de nuestro centro de buceo BANDA DIVE SHOP, queremos darle los más sinceros agradecimientos por preferirnos y depositar... More 

San Andres, Colombia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

If you like to dive safe and see all type of corals and beautiful fish in the most clear water in the Caribbean, San Andres Island is the place and Banda Dive Shop is your guide to do it.

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BuceoBandaDiveShop, Director General at Banda Dive Shop, responded to this review
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En nombre de nuestro centro de buceo BANDA DIVE SHOP, queremos darte los más sinceros agradecimientos por preferirnos y depositar... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

This review is long overdue Since 2010 or 2011, I have dived here many times and I always come back to Banda. I love San Andres, and whenever I make my way back there I will surely be diving with Banda for sure. the equipment is good the boat is good and the instruction level and guide, knowledge of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

I am certified but had not gone under for about six months and was pointing all my difficulties to the instructor before taking the dip. I felt a little rushed at first since he just told me to jump in and that I would not be having any of those issues today. But then again, he was correct! I did... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

Friendly dive shop. Limited English spoken by lady in the office when I went but dive instructor spoke good English (important for me as I hadn't dived for 4 years). As with all dives on north coast of colombia, doesn't make sense to do one dive as it costs 120k COP and 2 dives cost 140k COP. would recommend this... More 

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Goiania, GO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

I had my first diving experience at Banda Dive Shop and all I can say is that It was amazing. Gloria was very nice, and friendly, and helped us with beyond measure! I strongly recommend them!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2012

I had my first diving experience in San Andres, where Ismael guided us in our 6 immersions. He is a very nice, funny guy, which taught us everything we needed to know about safe diving. He also knows the best places to dive in the Island and if you are willing to listen, he will tell you about the history... More 

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