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The Tarna Align Resort

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The Tarna Align Resort

5 star hotel
21/119 RCA Block D,, Soi Soonvijai, Rama 9 Rd, Rama 9 Rd.,, Bangkapi, Huaykwang, Heuykwang, Bangkok 10310, Thailand
50 rooms
FREE Internet

Sea Mastermind

PADI dive center
Walking distance
Max 4 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Koh Tao's longest and most popular beach is just a mile away
  • Twice daily shuttle service to the pier or beach free of charge
  • 5* PADI IDC and Freediver center in walking distance
  • Salt-water pool with sun loungers and beach chairs
  • Upgrade to private infinity pool and jacuzzi suites
  • Incredible Japanese restaurant and rooftop bar in the hotel, with infinite ocean views
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You only need to pay 48h after your booking is confirmed.

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10% CHEAPER on average than booking rooms & diving direct.
EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS such as free DAN dive insurance.
24/7 EXPERT DIVING ADVICE from travel agents who are all divers.
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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: 25%
  • 40 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 28 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 28 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the The Tarna Align Resort

Best dive sites in Pattaya

HTMS Khram – Located off Pattaya, this Thai Navy landing craft was purpose-sunk as an artificial reef in 2003. It lies upright at about 30 metres / 100 feet with the uppermost part at about 15 metres / 50 feet. It’s easy to see into the bridge and radio room and divers can peek into the rest of the hull through large holes. A healthy population of reef fish have moved in and marine life highlights include blue spotted rays, resting bamboo sharks, large groupers, scorpionfish, batfish, sweetlips and passing hawksbill turtles. HTMS Kood / HTMS Khut - Originally a World War II U.S. landing ship which was purpose-sunk as an artificial reef in 2006, the deepest point of this wreck now lies at 30 metres / 100 feet below the surface with the decks in the 25 metre / 82 feet range and the tip of the conning tower at 12 metres / 40 feet. Common marine life spotted here include schools of barracuda, sting rays, scorpionfish, giant puffers and a plethora of reef fish. This is an excellent dive site for advanced and wreck divers. Hardeep Wreck– Originally known as the SS Suddhadib, the Hardeep was attacked and sunk by British Allied bombers in the latter part of World War II. This 64 metre / 210 foot long cargo ship lies on her starboard side at 30 metres / 100 feet and over the last 60 years has become a flourishing artificial reef, encrusted in coral. When diving the Hardeep expect to see numerous nudibranch and crabs, batfish, large groupers, angelfish, blue spotted sting rays, lionfish, sweetlips and a host of smaller, colourful reef fish. Koh Chuang – The southernmost point of Koh Chuang Island boasts a healthy fringing coral reef abundant in hard corals and small, colourful reef fish. Cuttlefish and turtles are occasionally spotted here, with dive sites offering relatively shallow and easy conditions. Other highlights include blue spotted sting rays, moray eels, fusiliers, angelfish and butterflyfish Shark Point – As one would expect from the name, shark point is a good place to spot sharks. In particular, juvenile tawny nurse and bamboo sharks. These shy and harmless species hide out under corals and rocks during the day, becoming more active at night. Shark point offers colourful soft corals, a variety of fish life and occasional turtle and cuttlefish sightings.
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What to see

Pattaya offers a surprising range of marine life and both hard and soft coral. Both hawksbill and leatherback turtles frequent the area. Batfish shimmer in the blue, trevallies school and barracuda stalk. You’ll also have the chance to see blacktip, nurse, tawny and bamboo sharks too, and macro lovers will encounter seahorses, porcelain crabs and whip coral shrimp. The colourful reef dwellers like butterflyfish, angelfish, parrotfish and wrasse are plentiful and varied proving wrong the conception that Pattaya is just about shipwrecks.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI Dive Center and Free Diving Center in Koh Tao
  • Turtles, batfish, barracuda, blue-spotted stingrays, nudibranchs and more!
  • Chance to see a whale shark, bull sharks or white tip reef sharks
  • Swim-thoughs, pinnacles, shallow coral reefs, wrecks
  • Fantastic visibility and variety of dive sites to suit experienced and novice divers 
  • Professional and dedicated international staff
  • Courses from beginner-level to expert, including free diving

     

     

Description

The Tarna Dive Resort is an International Center of Dive Excellence founded in Koh Tao by a group of determined divers

The center is located in Koh Tao and offers a full range of PADI courses including, Freediver, Open Water, Advance Open Water and Enriched Air Nitrox courses, as well as boats, luxury training facilities and training pools. 

The Sea Academy consists of a leading professional team of Course Directors, various level of high ratings Instructors, experienced teaching assistants and dive masters. Dive sites include one of Thailand's premier shipwrecks, HTMS Sattakut Wreck, Shark Island and Chumphon Pinnacle.

 

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DIVING SERVICES

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Air Conditioning
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

PADI® Courses Available

  • Project Aware Specialties
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Free-Diving Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Filling Station

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Thai
  • Other Languages On Request

For your safety

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

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Sunset Cruises
  • Book Swap/Library
  • Cooking Classes

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Kids Pool

Food & drink

  • Beer And Wine
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Pool/Snooker

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Equipment For Kids

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Thb)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi

Resort Description

The Tarna Align Dive Resort is a sophisticated hotel, just a winding mile from Koh Tao’s longest beach below

Up above the wild shores of Koh Tao, the sleek streamlined rooms look dramatic against the organic surroundings. The jade green pool captures the sultry-jungle view perfectly, and is flanked by a dark wooden deck, inky black tiles and a dozen charcoal loungers. Blackout drapes, flat screen TVs, bathrobes and cool bottles of water come as standard in each room.

Take one of the hotel’s two daily free shuttles to the piers or to Sairee Beach. There you’ll find the 5* PADI dive center offering beginner to expert level scuba and freedive courses, all with fantastic visibility. Dives include one of Thailand’s premier shipwrecks and Shark Island, where whale, reef and leopard sharks are plentiful. Little divers are welcome too.

The hotel is known in Koh Tao for its incredible Japanese restaurant. It’s built into the ‘high level’ and the chefs carefully select the best local ingredients, so the sushi fresh and the views are enchanting. The hotel’s second restaurant offers the experience to dine like locals, with delicious Thai food.

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How to get there

Arrival

  • The closest airport is Koh Samui Airport (USM).
  • From Koh Samui you can take a public ferry to Koh Tao pier. A limited number of ferries run throughout the day, with the last one leaving at 5:30pm. Please refer to the ferry schedule prior to booking your flights to ensure you leave enough time to make your connection (https://www.lomprayah.com/timetable).
  • The resort staff will organize to pick you up from Koh Tao pier (advance notice required, no additional cost). 
  • If you opt for a taxi, please ask to be taken to 'The Tarna Align Resort'. 
  • Check in time is 2 pm. Early check in is based on availability. 

Departure

  • Check out time is at 12pm noon.
  • A transfer to the Koh Tao pier can be organized for you, provided you give advance notice of your travel plans. 

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