Simple Life runs two resorts on Koh Tao, both situated along Sairee Beach.
Offers a wide range, from dorm rooms to beachfront villas at the south end of Sairee Beach.
Posted Jul 26th, 2010 by alex
This morning saw the completion of Ivan, Eleanor and Julia’s PADI Open Water Course on Koh Tao! With some slightly taxing conditions the group excelled in their buoyancy at Shark Island and even managed to enjoy a number of swim through passageways at Laem Thien.
Image: Swim through passage between two giant coral covered granite boulders off Koh Tao
Shark Island was as usual, a great open water dive, with schools of butterfly-fish and numerous angelfish and jacks!!! As the 18 meter dive of this Koh Tao PADI course, the group descended down the buoy-line initially nervous, but brimming with confidence. Upon reaching our max depth they realized that the additional 6 meters didn’t affect the situation as much as previously thought, and managed to make themselves immediately neutral.
The second dive took place at Laem Thien, one of our many sites that features swim through tunnels between giant granite boulders. This natural topography allowed the group to further refine their buoyancy skills as well as have great fun in these little caves. This also created a great opportunity for our videographer Jenny, to work her stuff and create an awesome movie for us.
Well done guys and enjoy your advanced open water course.
Adam | Canada
"...initially hesitant to go through the course due to a myriad of fears. I can now say I am 100% satisfied that I did." Read more
Birgitte | Denmark
"fled the rainy Denmark ... talked that it would be good to get out and dive, but we had not planned that we would get through 22 great dives." Read more
Libby B | Hong Kong
"...was a really big deal for me considering the idea of it has always terrified me and I had always avoided trying it before. But Olivier was so reassuring...." Read more
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