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Koh Lipe, Thailand

Adv. Open Water Course (4 days / 3 nights. Incl. 5 dives)

The diving
We'll repeat what we tell all people looking into diving courses on Koh Lipe; if you want your course to be on a tropical island with white crunchy beaches and an atmosphere that makes you want to build a shack and adopt a coconut, you should go to Koh Lipe. The island is still a very unspoiled island both on land and in the surrounding ocean. It has all the charm a paradise island should have and each year it is attracting many young backpackers making the place even more interesting no matter what you are into.

During your Advanced Water Course, you will see some very healthy reefs, plastered with soft coral gardens, and amazing topography. It is the Andaman Sea, meaning that the diversity of fish here is very large. No doubt you will see many different species on one single dive. The variation of the dive sites is just as great, and you will rarely turn up at one site and find another boat there. In the Advanced Course, you will do 5 different dives, introducing you to new levels of diving. The variety of Koh Lipe will make your next step in diving very interesting and challenging in all the good ways.

Koh Lipe might be the most magical place in the Andaman Sea both above and below the ocean surface. Situated in the south west of Thailand in the Tarutao National Park and part of the Butang archipelago, this is truly paradise for backpackers and others seeking the island life as it used to be. This is one of the very few islands where the corals are in pristine condition even on the main beach and absolutely perfect for snorkeling. As far as the island goes, the atmosphere is unbeatable, and can't be compared to any island in Thailand. Chilled beach bars, perfect white sand and cozy accommodation makes you wanna hang around forever. No clocks, no hassle just Utopia on a lush green island full of some quite authentic people from a very mystic past of this archipelago. Descendants of pirates and sea gypsies inhabits this perfect island, why not go claim it?

Your resort
The whole island is charmingly basic, and so is the DJL Resort. As a standard, we have created the packages with dorm rooms. The dorm rooms are simple but clean and with A/C. However, upon booking, you can always chose to upgrade to a private room for an extra fee... The private rooms does not have A/C though, but a fan to keep you cool at night.

Your room
Sgl bed in A/C dorm room.

Days / Nights included 4 days / 3 nights
Amount of dives included 5 dives
1 Extra dive (max 2 per day) EUR 39
Extra night of accom. (after) EUR 16
Extra night of accom. (before) EUR 16
Private room w. fan & beach view (define nights) EUR 16
Private room w. fan (define nights) EUR 2
Refresher Dive (added to 1st dive) EUR 81