4 Stars

Oct - Apr

15 Hours

Beginner, All

From £1495

Merlin Resort

Beachfront hotel surrounded by lush tropical gardens.

The Khao Lak Merlin Hotel has direct access to 190 meters of Khao Lak beach front and is surrounded by 15 acres of lush tropical gardens. The hotel is beautifully designed and decorated and exhibits the influence of Thai architecture and craftsmanship in its nooks and corners. The hotel welcomes everyone with a heart melting hospitality and warm reception.

The Khao Lak Merlin Hotel has 209 guestrooms set out as 137 superior rooms, 39 deluxe rooms, 21 direct pool access rooms, 6 villa one bedroom with private pool and 6 villa two bedrooms with private pool all the comfort for a relaxing holiday.

The Khao Lak Merlin Hotel recreation facilities on site include tennis court, mountain bike, spas, fitness room and many others.

A full range of PADI courses and diving sessions is organised daily by the Sea Bees dive operation to the fascinating underwater world in the Similan and Surin Islands.

Board Basis

  • Daily breakfast
Superior

Superior Room

All rooms offer the comfort of privacy with spacious size and craftsmanship of woodwork décor with bathroom overlooking the greenery. (Twin)

  • Mini Bar
  • International Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Satellite Channels
  • Private Terrace or Balcony
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • T.V.
Deluxe Pool Access

Deluxe Room

All rooms offer the comfort of privacy with spacious size and craftsmanship of woodwork décor with bathroom overlooking the greenery. (Twin)

  • Mini Bar
  • International Telephone
  • Hairdryer
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Satellite Channels
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • T.V.

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Sea Bees

Palm Garden Resort, Khao Lak

Sea Bees is a well-established SSI/PADI accredited diving operation that has been successfully working in Thailand for more than 20 years. The fully trained and knowledgably bilingual staff will ensure you have a fantastic dive experience whether you are new to diving or are an avid diver. The main office and teaching centre is conveniently located in Palm Garden Resort Phang Na, a real diver’s paradise and only 60 km north of Phuket, the mountains of Khao Lak National Park make an amazing backdrop against the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea.

The modern state of the art dive centre facilities include air-conditioned classrooms, equipment sales showroom and equipment rental and servicing, including tank service and filling station. Offering guest’s an array of diving opportunities including, day trips, liveaboards and a full range of courses to suit all levels of divers this is great place to visit.

A diver’s paradise, just 60 km north of Phuket. The mountains of Khao Lak National Park make an amazing backdrop against the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea. This is just one of the many beautiful spots in Phang Nga, Thailand.

The Sea Bees Diving Dive Center in Khao Lak is in its third year & continues to grow! Our quality facilities include an air-conditioned class room, equipment showroom, and rental and service areas.

Diving Courses:

All courses include equipment, manuals on a loan basis, certification fees and instructor services. It is mandatorily that all students possess their own manuals. Manuals can be purchased locally. Manuals 3700 Baht. PADI Application fee for Divemaster course US$134.



Please Note:

All prices include transfer from the hotel in Phuket, 2 dives, tanks & weights, dive guide, breakfast, lunch, fruits and hot drinks.

The National Park entrance fee of THB600 per day per diver in not included in the diving packages and will be collected in cash prior to departure

All prices include transfer from your hotel in Khao Lak, 2 dives, tanks & weights, dive guide, breakfast, lunch, fruits and hot drinks.



Equipment Rental: per day

PADI Open Water Diver

This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

The Advanced Open Water Diver program gives you the opportunity to take your diving skill to the next level through three new areas of diving.
You complete your Deep Dive, Underwater Navigation Dive, Night Dive and two other dives for a total of five to attain your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

This certification includes five dives, including the Deep Diver, the Underwater Navigation Diver and three of the following: You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives. During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.

The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

Medic First Aid (EFR)

First Aid course - To be completed with Rescue Diver Course unless you already hold a first certificate (please bring this to the dive centre if you wish to complete the course).

This course is to teach you how to administer First Aid to a person. Various skills will be learnt such as CPR, types of injury and bandaging.