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Panama Divers PADI Dive Resort

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Octopus Garden Hotel | Portobelo Maria Chiquita & Km Despues de Playa Langosta, Portobelo 0843-03087, Panama
+507 6613-4405
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Simple but nice rooms, friendly staff

I stayed at the hotel for 3 nights to dive. Unfortunately it was rainy and windy the days I stayed... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2015
Tobias I
Very accomodating dive shop

I am advanced open water certified and have been on hundreds of dives. I have never left a piece... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2015
Yourluckyday
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Vermilion, Ohio
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Panama Divers is a premier dive company, owned and operated by seasoned PADI professionals dedicated to ensuring the safety and enjoyment of every customer and committed to protecting our fragile environment. We offer the best dive adventures available in Panama! We only dive Panama's very best locations. If you desire, we can also tailor a dive package to meet the wishes of your group such as accommodations and transportation as well as tour of all kinds.
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Octopus Garden Hotel | Portobelo Maria Chiquita & Km Despues de Playa Langosta, Portobelo 0843-03087, Panama
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Reviewed 2 May 2015

I stayed at the hotel for 3 nights to dive. Unfortunately it was rainy and windy the days I stayed there, so after one dive I cancelled all other dives (3-5m visibility). The staff at the hotel and dive centre was very friendly, the food...More

2  Thank Tobias I
Reviewed 9 April 2015

I am advanced open water certified and have been on hundreds of dives. I have never left a piece of gear anywhere, but I forgot my wetsuit here, MY WETSUIT. Tehy were kind enough to bring it to me at the airport as I left...More

2  Thank Yourluckyday
Reviewed 3 December 2014

I have been taking student groups, and working in youth education, in Panama for years now, and normally we stop at Octopus Garden to swim and have lunch. But unfortunately I will never return, and I would recommend any future visitors stay away as well....More

13  Thank blake83706
Reviewed 19 September 2014

I recently contacted Panama Divers for a quick diving trip while in Panama for business. The response via email/whatsapp is not consistent and it could be frustrating at times. That being said, once at the diving center the service is outstanding! the dive master Rafael...More

4  Thank ajrp001
Reviewed 23 June 2014

I chose Panama Divers based on the TripAdvisor reviews. What a great weekend. Two dives Saturday, night dive, two more sunday with a room and meals in between. The divemasters Rafael and Jorge were excellent, attentive, taking care of the divers and all the details....More

4  Thank yieldmap
Reviewed 3 May 2014

My plan was to dive one day. It was so amazing I doubled it. They picked me up in Panama city on time, and the short ride was pretty pleasing. The diving spot is beautiful. To be honest I expected more fish, but it was...More

2  Thank LFaro
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Ok. This is the best stop. We wanted a dive for new divers and got the best. The dive master Rafael catered to every need and specification to fit the diver experience. The staff are great. They fix meals whenever you appear. It feels very...More

4  Thank Chris C
Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

The entire staff was amazing friendly and super helpful.. Will be back soon!!! Recommend the diving and the kitten will even prepare what you catch for the adventurous members of your group. Thanks Clay!

2  Thank Lisa Renee B
Reviewed 17 January 2014

We were on a cruise and looking to find a good dive spot in Panama. I found this and I was impressed with their prompt responses and their willingness to pick us up from Colon. The resort is very laid back but their equipment is...More

5  Thank Travel_Dad74
Reviewed 13 November 2013 via mobile

I sent an email to them with a specific request for a day trip with two dives, but they never even bothered to respond to me - if this is an ondication of their reliability, then they are certainly bad and not to be recommended

3  Thank Stefanhoku
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