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Albatros Diving

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Calle Xaloc 5 | Port de Cala Bona, 07559 Cala Bona, Majorca, Spain
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This was my second trip with albatros.To be perfectly honest the first time was much better.Our... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
ramb01968
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Dublin, Ireland
Snorkeling

Very disappointing trip due to poor equipment. A number of people struggled as the masks and... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
JessEatock
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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PADI 5 Star Dive center. Daily diving excursions for cerfified divers. Snorkelling trips, all level diving courses, excursions to marine caves, rental boat... Since 1994. Dive excursions to the Marine natural reserve of Cala Ratjada, cosidered as one of the 10 best dive spots in Spain. We speak english, German, french, spanish, dutch and italian.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Calle Xaloc 5 | Port de Cala Bona, 07559 Cala Bona, Majorca, Spain
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This was my second trip with albatros.To be perfectly honest the first time was much better.Our first time was a German instructor who was excellent.Our last instructor was ok but not as expert as German guy.There is a lovely lagoon I to the front of...More

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AlbatrosDiving, Gerente at Albatros Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Dear sir. Thank you very much for your feedback. It is true that we are lucky to have the lagune just in front of our shop. This location is perfect for beginners' first dives. We always try to dive there when the conditions are fine....More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Very disappointing trip due to poor equipment. A number of people struggled as the masks and snorkels were very old and faulty and therefore leaked. We reported one faulty snorkel, the owner agreed it was old and had come to the end of its life...More

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AlbatrosDiving, Gerente at Albatros Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017

Dear Sir, thank you very much for your feed-back. I remember perfectly well that at 5.30PM I threw the snorkel away you gave me because it had reached the end of its useful life. Those were my literal words. However, I remember getting that same...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I was here on July to do the Open Wather Diver and was perfect....they picked me up at the hotel and brought me back, they were flexible on wich days and they have a really good gear. The divers are like family there, nice and...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I'm a qualified diver but accompanied my partner on her first try dive. She was made to feel comfortable and confident, nothing was rushed and all in all it was a very pleasant and relaxed dive. The instructor was very nice and the dive site...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great experience staff efficient and friendly. Health and safety a huge bonus. Everything supplied. Great for beginners. Lagoon in front if shop is calm and not deep.

Thank Jenny T
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AlbatrosDiving, Propietario at Albatros Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank You for your nice feedback, Jenny. It was our pleasure to take you for a dive. Come back son.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

We did an afternoon snorkelling trip which started with a very through multi-lingual briefing at their office before heading off in a boat to the bay that was suitable to the weather conditions. The trip was about 10 minutes each way with an hour snorkelling....More

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AlbatrosDiving, Propietario at Albatros Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Many kind thanks for your lovely feedback. It was a pleasure having your here. Hope to see you again. All the best for you from us.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

My family and I first discovered Albatros Diving online back in 2013 while booking a holiday on Majorca. Back then, myself, my wife and one of our two daughters were experienced divers, while our remaining daughter, aged 13, had done some diving but had not...More

Thank Nigel J
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AlbatrosDiving, Propietario at Albatros Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Nigel and family,....what a wonderful feedback, we are overwhelmed...you are all so kind and nice yourself,....it was as always an enourmous pleasure to have your beautiful and smiling family with us diving. My humble thanks for you nice words and we definately hope to...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

I did a (fabulous) shore dive with Albatros last year and enjoyed it so much that we can back for 2 more boat dives and a family snorkelling trip this year. I've so much enjoyed all 4 scuba dives (in separate locations) and snorkelling in...More

Thank John R
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AlbatrosDiving, Propietario at Albatros Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

How sweet of you, it is a pleasure for us to read such a positive opinion from our guests. It is nice to know that we make people enjoy there stay with us. Kindest regards and all the best. Your Albatros Diving team.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We have been a group of 4 people (two OWD and two AOWD) and have done 2 dives with Albatros diving. The arrival was okay and administrative task have been solved pretty fast. We had to fill out a form and paid around 110 Euro...More

Thank Michael S
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AlbatrosDiving, Propietario at Albatros Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Dear Michael. Thank you very much for your comments. Critics like yours help us to improve and show us what we have done wrong to solve it. We think this might be a good opportunity to give you some explanations since you left very quickly...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

After completing the online theory with Padi we completed our confined water dives and open water dives to get the Padi Open Water Diver qualification with Albatros Diving in Cala Bona. Our instructor Fred was great, he explained everything clearly and was patient. When booking...More

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AlbatrosDiving, Propietario at Albatros Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Many kind thanks for your positive feedback Nikki, it was a real pleasure having you here. All the best with your future dives and hoping to see you again. Martine

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Response from CianIRL | Reviewed this property |
You can simply contact the dive centre, or call in and book a guided Try Dive.
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Response from Aidan B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I brought my log book and PADI card. They wanted to see a hard copy of my insurance, which I didn't have, and had to sign to say I was fit to dive. Only took a couple of minutes.
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