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Pune, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to BV to complete OWD and AOW. They are one of the oldest dive shops in Ko Tao. And they did not disappoint. The instructors are very professional and take time to explain things clearly. The scheduled times are adhered to. The boats, materials and general environment at BV is fantastic. I did not stay at the resort...

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

I really can recommend this place for diving or to learn diving. The staff are really professional and you can make your certifications in different languages. You also can have really good underwater videos from your dives!!

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Positive first: The diving school is really good. The dive sites are amazing. I did my Open Water Diver there. The group was small, 6 people, so our instructor could care perfectly for us. During the dives he was supported by two more master divers. The whole crew is really friendly and funny. Now the bad site: The training Pool...

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Bend, Oregon
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We booked a package with Buddha View through a hostel in Bangkok and were very happy with the experience. I did 4 fun dives with them, a friend got his advanced cert., and another friend attempted to get his Open Water cert. but a cold prevented him from doing so. They told him he can return anytime to finish the...

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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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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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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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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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“We did no stay at resort but I think it accomadates all price ranges”
 of 5 bubbles davemT2233KI, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a renovated room.”
 of 5 bubbles Sanjay75, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay at Buddha View Resort!!!”
 of 5 bubbles JesseM12345, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“If you stay here, refuse the bungalows - they are terrible!!!!!!!!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Dan871234, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Don't pay for the broken internet here. Take a 5 minute walk up to any number of resturants with free wifi that is as good or better (not difficult to find better).”
 of 5 bubbles AusLifegaurd, 18 Apr 2015 | Read review
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