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Why Stay with Big Blue

- 2 Beach Resorts with Bars & Restaurants

- Sunset Views

- Located on Sairee Beach

- Minutes from Shopping & Restaurants in Sairee Village

- Trusted Motorbike Rental

- Seafood BBQ on the Beach

- Best Pizza on Koh Tao

- Snorkelling Expeditions

- Fun & Friendly Atmosphere

- Free Taxi to & from our Resort

- Beach Bungalows, Air con & Fan Rooms

- Spa on the Beach

- Free Wifi

Why Dive with Big Blue

- Daily Departures from Sairee Beach

- 4 Large Dive Boats

- Twice Weekly Departures to Sail Rock, Chumphon Marine Park & Angthong Marine Park

- Choice of 17 Dive sites daily

- One of the first Boats on the Divesites every day

- Regularly Maintained & Serviced Equipment

- Experienced Instructors & Divemasters

- On Site Nitrox Blending

- Courses Taught in all Major Languages

- All Courses from Beginner to Professional

- Leading Instructor Training Center

- Technical Diver Training

- Cave & Wreck Expeditions

- Eco Internships

- Liveaboard Operations

- Scuba Reviews & Tune-ups

- Retail Discounts for all our Diving Guests

- Breathhold Diving

- Best looking guys & gals

- Coolest Manager!

We do not charge any cancellation fee for rooms that have not been confirmed. However once your room has been confirmed, you are subject to the cancellation policies detailed below.

Unless otherwise stated in the cancellation terms, you may cancel or amend your booking more than 14 days prior to check-in date, a one time administration fee of 30% of total amount will apply. Any cancellations received later than 14 days prior to check-in date will result in no refund.

What will happen if you do not cancel and do not arrive at the hotel?

If you do not cancel and do not arrive, you will forfeit 100% of your deposit.

Extension of stay:

Be sure to make your reservation for the full duration of your stay. If you do need to extend your booking after arrival, you will need to contact the reservation counter of the resort you are staying in.

Shortening your stay:

We would love to be as flexible as we can regarding this issue. However, as an accommodation agent, Big Blue Diving has to abide by the individual resort policies regarding refunds. Essentially, if the resort charges you for the nights you cancelled, we do too. If the resort does not charge you, neither do we and we will refund the amount to you less 20% administration charge. You must cancel the unwanted room nights with us as well as the hotel receptionist or you will not receive your refund if applicable.

Office Hours: 08:00 - 19:00

Inside Thailand: 077 456 415 - Booking Hotline: 077 456 179

International: ( 66) 77 456 415

Booking Hotline: ( 66) 19205698

Please Understand that we will go to every effort to assure your stay with us goes smoothly, that we offer the highest quality service and your holiday with us is a truly memorable experience. However, things do go awry. For that reason, we must include all the legal matters listed below.

Much of what is said below is for the "worst case". We do not always rely on these terms and often seek to find a more amicable and reasonable solution. These terms and conditions are here if we need them, not because we must use them. As our lawyer said - if the sh*t hits the fan - better have that page up!

I herewith certify and acknowledge that I understand that my acceptance on a diving and/or snorkeling program organized and conducted by Big Blue Diving or it's partners, is predicated on my assurance that I am physically fit to engage in ocean scuba diving, and that I have had or will receive sufficient training in scuba diving and that I fully understand the risk of ocean diving, of traveling on board a ship and the dangers arising from forces of nature, and I am prepared to assume such risk.

In order to induce Big Blue Diving or it's partners to accept me as a member of the aforementioned diving program, I hereby release and absolve Big Blue Diving or it's partners, its agents, employees and invitees from any and all damages resulting from death or personal injuries, including loss of services, which I may sustain on account of, arising from, or in connection with the aforementioned diving program or the ownership, maintenance, use or operation of any automobile, ship, boat, water sport equipment or otherwise.

I further understand that remoteness of destination, local custom and/or prevailing weather conditions may cause minor inconvenience or modification to the diving portions of the tour, and Big Blue Diving or it's partners reserve the right to modify and/or cancel diving arrangements due to unfavorable weather conditions and/or technical difficulties at any time.

I also agree to pay compensation at full current market value to Big Blue Diving or it's partners for any and all damage or loss of property and equipment belonging to Big Blue Diving or it's partners resulting from abuse or negligence on my part. This liability waiver is all subject to the terms and conditions above, which have been read, understood and unconditionally agreed to.

I further agree to strictly observe and comply with additional reasonable terms and regulations Big Blue Diving or any of its employees may deem desirable or needful to prescribe during the course of any diving tour.

PAYMENT TERMS

Deposit: 100% of accommodation PLUS 30% of Diving charge upon booking

Final Payment: Balance to be settled at Big Blue Diving Resort

CANCELLATION TERMS

We do not charge any cancellation fee for rooms that have not been confirmed. However once your room has been confirmed, you are subject to the cancellation policies detailed below.

Unless otherwise stated in the cancellation terms, you may cancel or amend your booking more than 14 days prior to check-in date, a one time administration fee of 30% of total amount will apply. Any cancellations received later than 14 days prior to check-in date will result in no refund.

What will happen if you do not cancel and do not arrive at the hotel?

If you do not cancel and do not arrive, you will forfeit 100% of your deposit.

Extension of stay:

Be sure to make your reservation for the full duration of your stay. If you do need to extend your booking after arrival, you will need to contact the reservation counter of the resort you are staying in.

Shortening your stay:

We would love to be as flexible as we can regarding this issue. However, as an accommodation agent, Big Blue Diving has to abide by the individual resort policies regarding refunds. Essentially, if the resort charges you for the nights you cancelled, we do too. If the resort does not charge you, neither do we and we will refund the amount to you less 20% administration charge. You must cancel the unwanted room nights with us as well as the hotel receptionist or you will not receive your refund if applicable.

Cancellations can only be acknowledged if received IN WRITING, by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. No cancellations accepted by telephone, SMS or chats. These cancellations must be acknowledged by Big Blue Diving, in writing to be valid.

PROGRAM CHANGES:

Big Blue Diving Co., Ltd., its subsidiaries, and operators reserve the right to rearrange the order of any itinerary, to cancel or substitute elements of any schedule without notice when local conditions force such changes.

Big Blue DIiving and the dive guides on the boat can prohibit participation on dives at their discretion based on lack of respect for ecological rules and regulations, lack of respect – or “handling” of any marine life, alcohol consumption between dives or not abiding by international safe diving rules. In this case we will not refund you for the missed dives.

Kyle Is A boss

5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

No words can express my love for this place. I recently completed my dive master training after having done my open water, advanced, EFR and rescue courses all at big blue. I was fortunate enough to have Tim as my instructor earlier in the year for OW and AAOW…upon my return to the island, in May, I was so pleased to see he was my instructor for both EFR and rescue! Every instructor there is truly amazing at what they do and Tim instructed in the perfect way that worked for me. He introduced me to the other instructors and really helped to make me feel at home and welcome. During my DMT I had 6 brilliant mentors, all of whom would help in any way they could. The full time dive masters were also fantastic role models and really helped to show myself and all the other DMTs the ins and outs of being a good dive master. The tech boys are one in a million, and were good enough to put up with me sitting in the tech shack for many hours on many occasions, boring them with meaningless stories and terrible jokes. The genuine highlights of my time there were the assists! Seeing the DM’s and instructors deals with all manner of situations in relaxed, confident and professional manners is really inspirational. The DMT challenge really put me through my (drinking) paces and I have Simmo to thank for making it such a fun night! (from what I remember that is). Dive at this school and you will not regret it for a second. All the instructors and DMs take the time to get to know their students and customers personally and won’t give up ANYONE. Upon completion of open water, I can guarantee the thought of continuing onto advanced will be playing on your mind. DO IT. Everything is better below 18meters! Once you do the advanced, you will be hooked. And it is safe to say, there are far worse things to be obsessed with. Obviously diving is the main attraction of this beautiful place, but in the evenings the bar is always buzzing, great food in the restaurant and once a week beer pong is held. Get involved! it is a great way to meet other people- especially if you are backpackers! Living on this island for 3months simply wasn’t long enough, so I will be back next year for the entire summer. Sorry guys, not got rid of me that quickly. Just read all of the other reviews and it speaks for its self…there is no place better than Big Blue. Happy diving!!

Missing you all like mad

Alice

Bangkok Women Really Are Fellas

5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

NEW via mobile First and foremost, gotta give a shout out to my main man Kyle (special K) and the photobomber herself: Irma. Kyle was my dive master and my oh my what a dive masterbator he was. Had the most incredible time getting my open water certification; achieved mainly thanks to the help of the friendly staff, the incredible sights and, of course, the wonderful leader that was Kyle.

If you're out there thinking about where to dive in Koh Tao, look no further. This place is the sea-breeze knees and if you're looking for an instructor, try get Kyle (he's my buoy).

rnisrael

Open Water Course with Kyle!!!

5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

What an AMAZING experience!!! I would recommend Big Blue Diving to anyone who is interested in learning to dive for the first time. I did the open water course for 3/4 days and it is now the highlight of my trip to Thailand. Kyle was a brilliant instructor!! Ask for him if you can :) I never felt nervous or unsure of anything as he explained everything so welll! During the dive he constantly made sure we were all ok which is very reassuring when your 18 metres under the water... Overall would give my experience a 10 out of 10!! :) Loved every second of it!!

WianVizzle

Great time great instructors great diving

5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Was never the most confident swimmer so was a bit nervy about diving. But when we arrived all the staff were very professional and accommodating they let us move an extra bed in to our room for our friend who had injured himself during full moon which saved us a lot of time stress and money.

My instructor was Kyle who from the get go really gave me more confidence in myself. He was very professional knew his stuff and was very patient with us all if we were struggling with anything. He also was great fun and made the experience so much more enjoyable. Most importantly we all passed our open water qualification. Big thanks to Kyle and all the big blue staff would definitely come back.

Highly recommend

ClreF

Dublin, Ireland

Counting down the days until I return!

5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

No words can express my love for this place. I recently completed my dive master training after having done my open water, advanced, EFR and rescue courses all at big blue. I was fortunate enough to have Tim as my instructor earlier in the year for OW and AAOW…upon my return to the island, in May, I was so pleased to see he was my instructor for both EFR and rescue! Every instructor there is truly amazing at what they do and Tim instructed in the perfect way that worked for me. He introduced me to the other instructors and really helped to make me feel at home and welcome. During my DMT I had 6 brilliant mentors, all of whom would help in any way they could. The full time dive masters were also fantastic role models and really helped to show myself and all the other DMTs the ins and outs of being a good dive master. The tech boys are one in a million, and were good enough to put up with me sitting in the tech shack for many hours on many occasions, boring them with meaningless stories and terrible jokes. The genuine highlights of my time there were the assists! Seeing the DM’s and instructors deals with all manner of situations in relaxed, confident and professional manners is really inspirational. The DMT challenge really put me through my (drinking) paces and I have Simmo to thank for making it such a fun night! (from what I remember that is). Dive at this school and you will not regret it for a second. All the instructors and DMs take the time to get to know their students and customers personally and won’t give up ANYONE. Upon completion of open water, I can guarantee the thought of continuing onto advanced will be playing on your mind. DO IT. Everything is better below 18meters! Once you do the advanced, you will be hooked. And it is safe to say, there are far worse things to be obsessed with. Obviously diving is the main attraction of this beautiful place, but in the evenings the bar is always buzzing, great food in the restaurant and once a week beer pong is held. Get involved! it is a great way to meet other people- especially if you are backpackers! Living on this island for 3months simply wasn’t long enough, so I will be back next year for the entire summer. Sorry guys, not got rid of me that quickly. Just read all of the other reviews and it speaks for its self…there is no place better than Big Blue. Happy diving!! Missing you all like mad Alice