Why choose Sairee Cottage Diving?

Our Instructors

Our team consists of both female and male experienced, fun and friendly full-time, level two (Master Scuba Diver Trainer rated) diving instructors. We can teach the full range of PADI diving courses. Our scuba diving courses range from try dives to instructor courses

Small Groups

Diving courses with a maximum of 6 students per instructor to ensure the best Koh Tao diving experience. Fun dives lead by experienced guides in groups of 4 divers or less.

Modern Facilities

First class facilities with purpose built swimming pool and classrooms, two dive boats and new dive equipment. The only dive center on Koh Tao with a Pure Air award by Bauer Compressors to ensure safety and guarantee the best quality.

Diving Koh Tao – The Ultimate Adventure

Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao  is a small and friendly dive school situated on the beautiful Sairee Beach, Koh Tao. The perfect place to take a diving holiday on Thailand.

Dive TripsFor certified divers, we offer day trips to the best sites and more.  With a daily boat that caters specifically for divers who just want to dive, we visit the best that Koh Tao diving has to offer. We love to dive, and our passion for underwater adventures shows everyday. Every Saturday we offer a 3 dive trip to Sail Rock, the best dive site in the Gulf of Thailand. Find out more ..

Eco Friendly We recycle our paper, plastic, aluminium waste and do not use plastic straws which is extremely important on our small island! We also conduct monthly dive site clean-ups and always dive with reef conservation in mind. As a 100% AWARE partner centre, This means we support a clean, healthy ocean by making a donation on behalf of each student to ProjectAWARE. Every student who takes a dive course with us will receive the ProjectAWARE version of your PADI diving certification card and be part of a movement of divers protecting our ocean planet. We are proud to be an eco friendly dive school ..

100% ProjectAWARE

Sairee Cottage Diving is dedicated to protecting our ocean. Whether you are a diver or not, we believe it is of utmost importance to preserve our ocean. As an eco friendly dive school, we organise eco days on a regular basis and we donate to ProjectAWARE with every certification. Read more here

Ever thought of becoming a certified diver? Get your PADI at Sairee Cottage Diving! We have experienced instructors and outstanding facilities, so why not drop in and say hi? We can explain the PADI Open Water Diver course in detail to you! It is the best safari you will ever go on! Read more here | Auf Deutsch lesen


Ever thought about becoming a Diving Instructor? At Sairee Cottage Diving we teach one of the best PADI IDC course on Koh Tao, where we focus on you becoming a successful Dive Instructor with some of the best job opportunities. Come and have a chat with our PADI Platinum Course Director! Read more here

If you haven’t made it to Koh Tao yet, take a look at our first class Koh Tao dive resort, facilities and classrooms in our virtual tour of Sairee Cottage Diving Koh Tao. Have a look around and if you have additional questions, don’t hesitate to contact us and our friendly team will get back to you! Go on tour here

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