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Buddha View Dive Resort

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Good rooms, big and nice. The shower didn't work and no hot water though but for the rest in the room was ok. Nice food and good bbq everyday at 6pm! But the staff in the restaurant they are so bad, no attention at all to the customers, i was waiting for so long just to ask for the menu...

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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I feel I do not need to say more than what I put in the title but here I go anyway. I spent a few months there doing my Dive Master Training. I decided to go to BV after reaching to some 20+ shops around Thailand and never regretted it for a moment....quite the contrary. As I live in Thailand...

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2Thank Damir T
Rennes, France
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Restaurant is noisy as hell, employees are whistling and singing loudly while you're eating. They actually don't give a s**t about the customers. About the dive center, - Instructors are good (Wayne, James, Mark and Deb, Arnaud , etc ...) But a german instructor is just insane , I saw her stepping on a student's bag, on purpose ,with his...

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We went to Buddha view as a last minute decision to go to Koh Tao from Bangkok. It was part of a cheap package deal from a travel agent in kaoh San road making me somewhat suspicious. We were in the budget room which is free if you do your open water PADI, great for travellers on a budget. The...

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived here after emailing this resort and others (James responded promptly and professionally to my enquiries into diving) and enjoyed the most fantastic experience completing my Padi. For somebody who is not looking to dive I do not think Buddha View is the most fantastic resort, although the beach is superb. However, if your looking to dive I would highly...

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1Thank Greenseahorse1
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

As I was looking for a german instructor to make my diving licence, we checked buddha view and I met Verena Zimmermann, who is really a great instructor and a lovely person! We were only a group of three people and she really took her time to give us a proper insight into knowledge and practice, she takes care a...

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1Thank Katharina K
St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Learnt to dive over 3 days here with Wayne. He was an absolutely brilliant instructor and made our trip! The resort is in a great location overlooking a beautiful beach-not that you have much time to sunbathe as you are always dining or studying! Free pick up and drop off to and from the ferry. The on site restaurant is...

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1Thank studentTrave11er
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We heard about the great diving at Koh Tao and was referred by a friend to Buddha view diving school I was doing adventure dive course and my wife was doing open water dive course the hole team where very helpful with special thanks to Mark and Deb for taking use thought the course,we both thought the professional and friendly...

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1Thank Dave M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The first scuba diving lessons (Open Water) I ever took were at Buddha View and it was a great experience. My class was small, with only four students, which meant much more personal instruction. Our teacher, Marcos, was outstanding--a great instructor. The other staff members who helped when we went out in the ocean were excellent as well. My only...

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1Thank IvoryShabazz
Boquete, Panama
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great place for a nice mix of quality instruction and great fun, lots of people from all over the world, good community between all staff and guests. Buddha VIew is the place to go worldwide for your DiveMaster. Great instruction, so many people coming through, many groups with a good number of people per guide. Unlimited diving during your divemaster....

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Additional Information about Buddha View Dive Resort

Address: 45/1 Moo 3 | Surrthani, Koh Tao, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Number of rooms: 45
Also Known As:
Buddha View Dive Hotel Koh Tao
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“Room 33 has the best view of the water”
2JE2012, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We did no stay at resort but I think it accomadates all price ranges”
davemT2233KI, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a renovated room.”
Sanjay75, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay at Buddha View Resort!!!”
JesseM12345, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you stay here, refuse the bungalows - they are terrible!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Dan871234, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
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