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Scandi Divers

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28/06/2017 29/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Just came back from an open water course with ScandiDiver. I have been to many islands in the Philippines and I can say that ScandiDivers are far and away the best I have gone with. In and out of the water, they took care of me. Conon (our instructor) was the best. He made sure that we had everything we...

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davedo20, Public Relations Manager at Scandi Divers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to give us your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you had such a positive experience diving with us here at Scandi Divers. On behalf of Conan and the rest of the Scandi team it was a real pleasure having you here and we really look forward to diving with you again...

Morristown, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

As usual my old friends from Scandi Divers and their sister resort, Campbell's, provided a wonderful week of eating, being with my dives buddies from Idaho, Canada and this hillbilly from Tennessee. They has a Walking DEAD PARTY,. If you are looking for the best dive resort look no father than these great places. I lost count of my trips...

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davedo20, Public Relations Manager at Scandi Divers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review which we really appreciate. We are delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful week of eating, diving and hanging out with your dive buddies here at Scandi. We really hope to see again you in future!

Reviewed 1 March 2017

What can I not say about Scandi Divers is the question. My boyfriend and I just returned from Scandi Divers and what an incredible experience. If your looking for a home away from home with a relaxing atmosphere and a incredible staff. The food and drinks was more than I expected. Conan was our master diver and there are no...

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davedo20, Public Relations Manager at Scandi Divers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review which we really value. We are thrilled to hear that you had such a positive and fun experience diving with Conan, the relaxing atmosphere, and special birthday with rest of our staff here at Scandi. We wish you all the best for your future diving and hope to see you again!

Reviewed 28 February 2017

I and my brother went to learn Open Water in Scandi Divers and we had a great time there. Richard Morante is our instructor and we feel lucky to be his students. I think it is pretty important to find a good instructor because during Open Water courses you will learn all the necessary knowledge for dealing with dangerous situation...

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davedo20, Public Relations Manager at Scandi Divers, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking time to give us your feedback we really appreciate it. On behalf of Richard, Lheizyl and all the staff at Scandi it was a pleasure having you and your brother here at Scandi and we are so pleased that you had such a positive experience diving in the hands of Richard & Lheizyl. We really hope...

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I wanted to visit the Philippeans on a longer journey across the world. The first thing that pops into our minds are the incredible diving places and opportunities it offers - so we decided to take our Open Water there. We were led to Scandi Divers through agencies and recommendations - and it is safe to say...

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davedo20, Public Relations Manager at Scandi Divers, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear that you and your girlfriend had such an enjoyable stay at Scandi and felt so comfortable with our Instructor Richard. Many thanks indeed for your feedback we really value that. We look forward to diving with you again here in future!

Reviewed 1 February 2017

Would just like send compliments to all of the staff! making it an amizing start to our Holiday. The Food, Service and rooms where all perfect, making us feel like home while diving in fantastic Waters. See you next time.

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davedo20, Public Relations Manager at Scandi Divers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing start to your holiday - on behalf of all Scandi staff it was a pleasure to have you here and to receive your compliments for our service, rooms and diving. We hope to see you again here in future!

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I came with my group of friends for the first time in Puerto Galera. It was an after typhoon.Visibility at first is not so great but later on it is ok.We enjoyed diving in Scandi and spend our New Year dinner.One of our dive master is Lhiezyll,the only girl in our group.She looks very professional and you will feel very...

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davedo20, Public Relations Manager at Scandi Divers, responded to this review

Thank you for your review we really appreciate your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your diving and New Year dinner at Scandi after the typhoon. We will pass your message on to Lhiezyll who I'm sure will be thrilled also to receive your feedback. We hope to dive with you again one day here and show...

Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We spent 10 days at Scandi and despite the conditions not being the best after a major typhoon, we had a lovely time! The area is super nice and quiet (not like horribly loud nearby Sabang). Perfect for relaxing! The Deluxe rooms are very comfortable, and the view is just wonderful! (I would not recommend the small beach cottages, though....

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davedo20, Public Relations Manager at Scandi Divers, responded to this review

Many thanks indeed for your review. We really appreciate your feedback as it helps us to improve the quality of our accommodation and services. We are now improving the beach cottages for future guests so they do not have any old or unpleasant smells. Please pass our apologies to your friend for any inconvenience this caused to their stay with...

Reviewed 17 January 2017

I first visited Scandi last year planning to spend 2 weeks, we ended up extending our stay for 4 weeks and after that, we already have returned 2 more times. We completed our OW padi training, AOW, rescue and we become dive masters, all thanks to the great dive team and dives sites in Puerto Galera. We really felt part...

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davedo20, General Manager at Scandi Divers, responded to this review

Thank you kindly for your feedback it is much appreciated. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and it inspired you to visit us again and again! On behalf of Scandi staff your 'home away from home' is waiting for your next visit!

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The overall value of Scandi Divers is excellent. Room and diving rates makes it very affordable to stay for an extended length of time. The diving is top notch with so many colors, corals, fish: I am spoiled for life!!! The dive team is the best: the dive leaders take care of you and the dive team makes your life...

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davedo20, Public Relations Manager at Scandi Divers, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review we really appreciate your feedback. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and diving with us here. It was a real pleasure to have you here. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food also. We hope to see you again here one day for more adventures in the underwater...

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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beach Resort Hotel and Dive Center with Waterfront and Poolside rooms. We also feature small Beach Cottages and 1 to 3 bedroom Waterfront Suites. 2 beachside restaurants serving Starbucks coffee. PADI and NAUI dive instruction ... more   less 

Additional Information about Scandi Divers

Address: Big La Laguna Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines (Formerly Scandinavian Divers)
Region: Philippines > Mindoro > Oriental Mindoro Province > Puerto Galera
Price Range: €46 - €55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Scandi Divers 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Galera
#3 Best Value Hotel in Puerto Galera
#3 Family Hotel in Puerto Galera
#4 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Galera
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“Rooms on the front have a lovely view...”
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shropshirelad2, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I would recommend Deluxe rooms or Penthouse. Don't get a beach cottage, since they are very small and moldy smell is not pleasant.”
Eliskunk, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not Much different between the main floor , room as I stayed on the first floor and on the second floor.”
gilboaa, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“penthouse on the fourth floor, the stars of evening on sky.”
I3044NUbrianc, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Get the Conan as instructor for Scuba diving!! and if you will get engagement! this is the place!”
Omar_CE, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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