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Ban's Diving Resort

0.8 km from Koh Tao centre
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  • Beachfront
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Haad Sairee, Koh Tao, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Nice hotel with a friendly staff. But that's not why you should go there. You should definitely do some diving! I always wanted to learn how to dive and had high expectations. But reality is even better. I did my OW+AOW training with Neil Giblin who is both: A competent instructor and just a nice guy. I can say just...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had no choice cause we already booked but there are so many beautiful places around for sooooo much less. Our room is also quit far from the area where the resort is so they only give those rooms if you also dive. They didnt mention this before hand. The shower is really not good. Lucky we are often away...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My twin sister and I visited bans for our birthday in February. We were right away overwhelmed by how beautiful the Island is and bans is everything you need,all in one place. We also got our PADI scuba diving certification and had a wonderful experience with our instructors. I cried when we left!

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel was great with lots of space in the rooms, and two restaurants to choose from throughout the resort along with 3 swimming pools. The diving here was excellent, and I completed my A.O.W course with Dive Masters Neil Giblin, Nick Osborn and Chris Brimson who were great at organising my dive groups for the dives we did, and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just finished the OW course at Ban's. Absolutely amazing experience, well instructed by Ant. Outstanding Dive Instructor and contributor to the PADI organization. This man literally breaths salt water, so enthusiastic and passionate about diving and an eagerness to teach his knowledge to the students. Easy-going approach with a lot of jokes. You won't regret staying at Ban's and learning...

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Bad Salzdetfurth, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend talked me into getting my diving license, and I ended up loving it so much that I did the Advanced Open Water course on top of the basic one. Taras and Nicki were great instructors; it was super fun and they really took their time explaining everything if you had problems or concerns. I highly recommend taking the...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friend have just completed our open water course at Ban's diving resort, and it was the best decision ever! We were lucky enough to be taught by Ant Griffiths who is literally the best instructor in the whole wide world! He put us completely at ease and made the whole course so relaxed and fun! I would...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friend completed our PADI open water diving course at Ban's as recommended by Lonely Planet. We were immediately upgraded to an air conditioned room when we checked in and found the room to be quite a distance from the main reception. Our room was located right next to a staircase so we woke up to all of...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I completed my open water and advanced diving course with Ban's the instructor Neil Giblin was an absolutely brilliant teacher, went through all aspects of the course thoroughly and helped the whole class to feel confident in the water. Our divemsasters Chris and Nick were also great. Would really recommend this course to anyone interested in learning to dive

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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I passed my PADI open water at Ban's. I have weak ears and didn't know if I would be able to equilize. I usually can't go to the bottom of a pool, let alone 18 meters under the sea! Marc Henney, our instructor, was a gem. Extremely patient, very calming and reassuring, above and under water, he was attentive to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $49 - $92 (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 Best Value Hotel in Koh Tao
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Koh Tao
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Koh Tao
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