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Dive Review of Zeavola Resort in
Thailand/Phi Phi Island

Zeavola Resort: "Excellent resort with a knowledgable dive operation on site.", Apr, 2019,

by Jeff Bloomer, IA, US (Contributor Contributor 18 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 11006 has 2 Helpful votes.

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Klaus Typical lunch spot Outside a villa Bedroom

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments So my wife and I were contacted by friends from Australia who we met while diving Yap years ago and have gotten together with from time to time for dive trips. In the past I had setup trips and would invite them but this time it was their turn. Thailand was an easy sell as I had been researching it already for a trip. After exhausting my usual travel agencies for details I decided to book with the agent in Australia. After a number of back and forth emails (I was convinced we were not getting a great rate as the resorts online booking was considerable less expensive) we got things hammered out. In the end I could have booked directly online and I don't believe there would have been any issues.

The flight to Thailand was uneventful. Having flown to this side of the globe a few times we opted for First Class seats, the cost wasn't terrible and for the comfort we thought it was worth it. We overnighted in Phuket at a great little resort close to the airport with assurances that we would be picked up at noon for a ride to a nearby marina for a boat ride to Phi Phi island. At exactly 12:00 PM the air-conditioned van rolled up to the resort and we were loade ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Zeavola Resort   Zeavola Resort

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving All over
Closest Airport Phuket Getting There Flight from OHare to Phuket with a short layover in Seoul on Korean Air.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 85-85°F / 29-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 10-80 Ft/ 3-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Standard restrictions like depth but we were a small group and the crew was easy going
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available?

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 1 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The boat isn't a true dive boat but there was room for my rig. The crew would hand it to me once I was in the water. There is room in the villa to work o ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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