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La Boa Diving Center

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Private Boat Charter - A Wonderful way to spend the day!

We chartered a private boat for a day out (8 hours) on the water, departing from Praiano. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy A
Great place to scuba dive

Being a recently certified open water diver, I only went out on a shore dive. I went with the... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
WittsyBittsy
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Via Marina di Praia, 84010 Praiano, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We chartered a private boat for a day out (8 hours) on the water, departing from Praiano. It was one of the best outings I've ever had! There were 10 of us on the boat - 5 children aged 10-15, 4 adults and one senior...More

Thank Kathy A
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Being a recently certified open water diver, I only went out on a shore dive. I went with the instructor and he was intentional to review hand signals/communication before we dove. When under water, he was attentive to make sure I was doing well. He...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We booked this trip through the hotel and were picked up from there by car. There were 5 couples on the boat & we all spoke English, our captain John was very knowledgeable about the coastline & the attractions therein, he showed us the private...More

Thank Alswife N
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We booked a day for scuba for two people months in advance. the day was beautiful. Gabriela from Laboa had confirmed the day before. 9 AM we were on the dock where she told us to meet the boat. at 9:11 no one showed up...More

Thank Jan W
barracuda2355, Direttore at La Boa Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

messaggio Unfortunately sometime mistakes are made and in this situation, that is what happened. We can only apologize profusely and wish we had the opportunity to make it right. The captain went to Positano (by mistake) instead of Amalfi and was waiting there for you....More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful tour of the coast from Positano to Amalfi for two hours. Our captain, Carmelo, showed us every interesting thing he could think of: an emerald grotto, Sophia Loren’s home of 40 years, now a hotel, her yacht. We went snorkeling. Caramelo...More

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Gabriella at the desk is so organized and helpful. We planned a day long private boat. My friends and I were picked up at the apartment and taken to the marina, picked out our snorkel equipment, and got on the boat. It was fully supplied...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Joe (or his Italian name which is really cool but escapes me immediately) was excellent at his work. Of course they have the whole tourist thing down pat and don't need to add any other special touches ... But when you think about it, that's...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Gabriela was so easy to communicate with, she set everything up for our trip (me plus 2 others) and sent a car to pick us up and drop us off day of. We did the day trip to Capri with Lorenzo and everything was great-we...More

Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We paid a lot of money for our two dives and for a boat transfer and Gabriela ruined our experience. Very poor organization & management of the company My fiancé and I did two dives in August with this company. If it wasn't for our...More

Thank Kristen R
barracuda2355, Proprietario at La Boa Diving Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your comments regarding your diving experience with us. In 40 years of experience, however, this is the first time we have received negativity regarding our organization and management. First, we are happy that you found Francesco helpful and knowledgeable thank you for...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017

Our family of 7, wanted to rent a boat for the day to go to the island of Capri. As we were already on the beach, we stopped by La Boa stand to get more information about the trip. It was Gabriela who set our...More

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tonyleone73
1 July 2018|
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Response from WittsyBittsy | Reviewed this property |
I only scuba dived through La Boa shop. I did see that they offer charters and a few other things, so I cannot comment on your needs. There is a lady who works at La Boa who speaks English pretty well and, thus, is helpful.
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Rashmi N
25 May 2018|
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Response from barracuda2355 | Property representative |
Hello again Rashmi so the cancellation policy, is nothing to pay if you cancel 2 days in advance, but if you cancel one day in advance you have to pay an half price of the service, so if you have a phone number you can text... More
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