5 Great Diving Resorts in Phuket

Hotels in Phuket with Scuba Diving Centre

Scuba diving is one of the most popular activities in Phuket. The island features over 100 dive centres, which can arrange PADI, CMAS or SSI courses, day trips, and live-aboard trips. Many resorts in Phuket well understood that having a dive shop on their premises is a great add-on, as the popularity of diving and the improvements in diving equipment regarding safety and ease of use in the past 30 years have drastically increased the number of diving aficionados. As a result, many have selected the best of the companies available to open an outlet on their premises.

Whether you are already an experienced diver or someone who would like to discover this exciting activity, here you will find five great Phuket resorts that offer the best of both worlds: excellent accommodation and facilities above water, and hassle-free underwater exploration run by dedicated professionals.

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Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort

Karon Noi - Sea Fun Divers
Divers in the swimming pool at Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort

Built in 1987 on the secluded cove of Karon Noi, between Patong and Karon beaches, Le Méridien Phuket Beach Resort hosts a stunning range of leisure activities for everyone to enjoy their time in Phuket. Sea Fun Divers is a five-star PADI Career Development Centre located in the resort’s compound, a few metres away from the huge pools in which students could experience their first dive, and from the sea where divers can explore the nearby reefs a short distance from the shore. This serious and professional dive centre runs day trips, live-aboard trips, dive courses (for children as well), and sells diving equipment. Read More...


Amari Phuket

Patong Beach - Sea Bees Diving
Swimming pool at Amari Phuket

Entirely refurbished in 2014, Amari Phuket is one of the leading resorts in Patong. Settled at the southern end of the three-kilometre-long beach that became the prime holiday destination on Phuket Island, the Amari features all the facilities required to spend a great vacation in the tropics, including an onsite five-star PADI dive centre ready to welcome people interested to learn and/or enjoy themselves with underwater exploration. Sea Bees Diving has over 15 years’ experience in teaching dive courses from beginner to dive master, and in taking guests to the most notable dive spots in the region on day trips or overnight live-aboard trips. Read More...


Katathani Phuket Beach Resort

Kata Noi - Sea Fun Divers
Diving courses in the Katathani Resort swimming pool

The Katathani is a long-established resort on Phuket’s west coast. Set on the charming beach of Kata Noi, it is one of the most popular resorts on the island and features all that vacationers could expect regarding services and leisure facilities. Scuba divers are welcome at Katathani, which hosts a dive centre run by Sea Fun Divers. Jacques Cousteau wannabes could get their first diving experience in the resort’s swimming pool, while more experienced divers can join a day trip to one of the many superb dive spots located near Phuket. Kata Noi also features a nice house reef, directly accessible from the resort’s beachfront. Read More...


Coral Island Resort

Coral Island - Coral Island Diving
Dive centre at Coral Island Resort

Coral Island Resort is set right on Long Beach, one of the two main beaches of this beautiful island lying three-kilometre off the southeastern coast of Phuket. Featuring 64 rooms, one restaurant, and a good range of facilities, the main activities on offer at the resort are directly related to the sea and its underwater attractions. The island owes its name to the beautiful coral reefs growing off its two main beaches, and Coral Island Resort’s dive centre offers its guests the chance to discover them with professionals who know every nook and cranny of these shoals. The dive centre also runs dive courses for guests who wants to learn to dive in optimal conditions. Read More...


JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa

Mai Khao Beach - Sea Bees Diving
JW Marriott Phuket main swimming pool

JW Marriott is one of the largest resorts in Phuket. Located on the northwestern coast of the island, right on Mai Khao Beach, this stylish resort hosts all that vacationers would want of a comfortable time in southern Thailand. Among the myriad of activities available at the resort, a long-established dive shop - Sea Bees Diving – takes care of the guests interested in exploring the superb dive spots around Phuket. Professional and experienced, they offer all diving-related activities from PADI courses for adults and children alike to day trips to live-aboard trips. The resort features no less than three swimming pools for newbies to discover how to breathe underwater with scuba apparatus, before they try real dives in the Andaman Sea, around Phi Phi Islands or off Phuket’s west coast. Read More...

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