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Asia Blue Tavern Hacienda

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Asia Blue Tavern Hacienda

2 star hotel
Ko Pha-ngan, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani, 84280, Thailand
6 rooms
FREE Internet

Asia Blue Scuba

PADI 5 star dive center
Offsite (Free pickup) Show address

Ko Pha-ngan, Ko Pha-ngan District, Surat Thani, 84280, Thailand

Package highlights

  • Asia Blue Tavern Hacienda is a prime jumping-off point for exploring the Gulf's most incredible marine life as well as its legendary nightlife
  • Koh Phangan is surrounded by world-class sites, with a fun and relaxed dive to suit everyone
  • Swim with rainbow coloured coral reefs, turtles, whale sharks, groupers, sting rays and more 
  • Experience a full day of diving at Sail Rock - undoubtedly one of the best sites in Thailand and often rated as one of the best in the world (premium charge applies)
  • Come evening, enjoy a cool beer under the stars with like-minded divers

*Please be aware that there is a mandatory surcharge of 500 THB per person, applicable on the night of the Full Moon Party. 

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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 50%
  • 37 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 55% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 14 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 14 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Asia Blue Tavern Hacienda

Best dive sites in Koh Phangan

Sail Rock (Hin Bai) – This 30 metre / 100 foot submerged rock pinnacle is often regarded as the best dive site in the Gulf of Thailand and one of the best sites for whale shark sightings. With few other pinnacles nearby, Sail Rock is a magnet for fish. On sunny days the suns’ ray filters down below the surface and the coral encrusted pinnacle is a breathtaking sight. It’s not just a site for big fish though, you’ll find a plethora of colourful smaller fish darting in and out of the reef and the currents bring in hunting trevallies and barracuda. Sail Rock is always alive with action both around the pinnacle and in the blue. Angthong Marine Park – Made up of 42 limestones islands, Angthong offers a number of caves, swim throughs, overhangs and sloping reefs. Angthong has incredible diversity of coral including abundant soft corals, barrel sponges and anemones as well several types of black corals and sea fans. Marine life here is equally diverse and you’ll find numerous species among the reef. In deeper sections you can spot large snappers, blue-spotted sting rays, schools of fusiliers and yellowtail barracuda. Koh Ma – This gently sloping reef dive site offers a great mix of hard and soft corals and a huge diversity of marine life. Expect to see all of the “Usual Suspects” such as lionfish, angelfish, butterfly fish and clownfish but the real highlight is the unusual. You’ll see schools of razorfish, hermit crabs, cuttlefish, stingrays hiding out under the sand, sea horses and some incredible macro life. When the currents are running look out for barracuda in the blue. Mae Haad – A nice, fringing reef in a sandy bay. If you are hoping to see diverse reefs and marine life, Mae Haad should not be overlooked. Here you will find everything from unique nudibranch species, seahorse, cuttlefish, and sting rays through to groupers. Mae Haad offers easy diving conditions but no matter what your experience level, there’s always a highlight.
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What to see

Whale sharks cruise into Sail Rock around soar around the pinnacle. The best time to see them is March, April time, but you can be lucky outside of this time too. A glorious school of batfish shimmer in the blue here too. The number of barracudas can be a little intimidating. Around the island, you’ll find colourful reef fishes and an array of macro delights too. Bluespotted ribbontailed rays are common reef dwellers to the area and some quite sizeable groupers too.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • This 5* PADI IDC Center offers a full range of PADI courses and runs daily dive and snorkeling trips around the Gulf
  • Enjoy fun dives in Koh Tao, Koh Phagnan and Koh Samui with multi-lingual instructors and a large fleet of purpose-built boats
  • Most of the sites can be reached by a short boat ride - meaning more time in the water - but there are a couple of long distance locations for those wanting something out of the ordinary
  • Spend a full day diving at Sail Rock - undoubtedly one of Thailand's best dive spots
  • Numerous interesting species of marine life such as Scorpionfish, Moray eels, shrimps, nudibranchs and sea slugs can be found among the corals
  • If you are really lucky, you might get to meet Sail Rock’s resident whale sharks!

Description

Asia Blue Scuba is a 5*PADI IDC center in the heart Koh Phangan.

The center provides PADI Scuba Diving Courses for beginners, plus all PADI Courses up to professional level and operates the largest fleet of dive boats in the area.

The Gulf of Thailand is famous for whale sharks, barracuda, rays, other pelagic fish, macro-life such as frogfish, seahorse and nudibranch among one of the world's best coral gardens.

Asia Blue also organise daily dive and snorkeling trips to Sail Rock, around Koh Tao, Koh Samui and to Ang Thong National Marine Park, a beautiful archipelago of 42 tropical islands.

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DIVING SERVICES

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books
  • Wi-Fi (Free)

PADI® Courses Available

  • Project Aware Specialties
  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Wreck Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy
  • Sidemount Diver
  • Open Water (Referral)
  • Reactivate Program
  • Divemaster Internship

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Filling Station
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Rental Equipment (Free)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Russian

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Vhf Radio

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc

Dive boat facilities

  • Camera Table
  • Tea And Coffee
  • Ladder
  • Custom Built
  • Drinking Water
  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Dry Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks
  • Lunch Provided On Full Diving Days
  • Fresh Water Shower
  • Toilet
  • Camera Rinse Tanks

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Island Hopping
  • Cultural Excursions
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Live Music
  • Karaoke
  • Jet Skiing
  • Hiking

Sports & Watersports

  • Archery
  • Waterskiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Kite Surfing
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Pool/Snooker
  • Ping Pong
  • Cycling

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Lounge/Tv Area

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Food & drink

  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Resort Description

Asia Blue Tavern Hacienda is a backpacker's party hostel with easy access to a 5* PADI dive center and the best sites on the Gulf of Thailand.

This no frills hostel-cum-bar is a great base for those looking to dive and party on a tight budget. Located in the heart of Koh Phangan, you have easy access to the beach, the Baan Tai strip of bars, and the facilities at Asia Blue Beach Hostel including a sea-front swimming pool, restaurant, gym and PADI dive center.

Koh Phangan is located in the Gulf of Thailand and is surrounded by world-class dive sites with huge biodiversity. Rainbow coloured coral reefs, turtles, whale sharks, groupers, sting rays and more. Almost all the dive sites are suitable for both novice and the more experienced diver.


How to get there

Arrival

  • From Koh Samui Airport (USM) take a public ferry to Thong Sala Pier.
  • If you arrive from Bangkok you can take a direct ferry from Chumporn Province.
  • The resort staff will organize to pick you up at Thong Sala Pier (advance notice required). 
  • Check in time is at 2 pm.

Departure

  • Check out time is at 12 noon.
  • After check out, you'll be transferred back to the pier. 

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