The Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in Phuket

Where to Stay for Scuba Diving and Snorkeling in Phuket

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If you're looking for the perfect place to stay during your scuba diving vacation in Phuket, look no further! We've analyzed all the dive resorts and dive hotels in Phuket to find the best options for you. Whether you're a seasoned diver or a beginner, we've got you covered with top-rated luxury hotels, affordable options, 4-star and 5-star resorts, and everything in between. You can choose from a range of dive hotels in Phuket that are tailored to meet your specific needs, ensuring that you have the best dive experience possible. With the most popular resorts and scuba diving hotels below, you'll be sure to find the perfect spot for your next dive vacation. Snorkeling enthusiasts will also find plenty to love here, too. So, which hotel is best for scuba divers and snorkelers in Phuket? Keep reading to discover our top picks for the best scuba diving hotels and resorts in Phuket, Thailand.

You can dive and snorkel year round, but the visibility is usually best between November and May. There are countless boat tours available and the easy accessibility make this a good base for snorkeling and diving. Many areas are overrun with tourists though, so it'll be hard to find a quiet, undisturbed location.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

The Naka Island a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa Phuket SHA Plus+

Phuket, Thailand
5-star Resort with prices starting at $180 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Easy access to Scuba Diving in Phuket
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

Located at 32 Moo 5, The Naka Island a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa Phuket SHA Plus+ has great rooms from $180 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. It has a terrific 9.10 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only 20.4 km from the city center, scuba divers will especially love scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, rooms with kitchens, and child care at this terrific hotel. Don't forget that there's a kitchen in the room to cook your meals, too.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool
  • Saltwater pool
  • Beach


The Racha SHA Plus+

Ko Racha Yai, Thailand
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $145 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Scuba Divers
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool

A great place to stay is The Racha SHA Plus+ which has nice rooms starting at $145. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, it also has a great guest rating of 9.10 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 42/12-13 Moo 5 Rawai Muang. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers snorkeling, a bar, breakfast, outdoor tennis, and hiking which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just 30.9 km from the city center. The service at the restaurant is terrific, and so is the food.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground


The Slate SHA Plus+

Sa Khu, Thailand
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $123 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Place to Stay for Diving and Snorkeling
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

We found The Slate SHA Plus+ to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $123. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 9.10 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Nai Yang Beach And National Park. You'll also find scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, hiking, and child care which divers will love. And this convenient hotel is just 25.2 km from the center of town. Being able to relax at the pool bar is a great way to spend your time here.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Tennis
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach Resort SHA Plus+

Sa Khu, Thailand
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $97 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Where to Stay For a Scuba Trip to Phuket
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

With terrific rooms from $97, Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach Resort SHA Plus+, at 22/2 Moo 4 Tambon Saku provides an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Its terrific guest rating is 9.00 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this relaxing hotel which also offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and hiking. It's located just 24.2 km from the city center, too. Everyone loves a nice pool, and you won't be disappointed with this one.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


SALA Phuket Mai Khao Beach Resort SHA Plus+

Mai Khao, Thailand
5-star Resort with prices starting at $92 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Stay For a Dive Trip in Phuket
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

SALA Phuket Mai Khao Beach Resort SHA Plus+ has a great guest rating of 8.99 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. The great rooms here start at $92 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 333 Moo 3. Furthermore, it also offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, child care, and laundry services, which is nice for scuba divers. Just 33.1 km from the city center, this comfortable hotel is a terrific choice. Nothing says relaxation like having room service delivered.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Private pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort

Karon, Thailand
5-star Resort with prices starting at $113 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for a Dive Trip with Friends
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

The great guest rating of Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort is 8.80 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $113, and it's located at 29 Soi Karon Nui. We also love the snorkeling, a bar, child care, laundry services, and cooking classes which are great for visitors. And since it's just 13 km from the center of the town, the location is great, too.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Family rooms
  • Tennis
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa Phuket

Ratsada, Thailand
5-star Resort with prices starting at $79 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Hotel Near the Water
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

A cool place is The Westin Siray Bay Resort & Spa Phuket because it has great rooms that start at $79. It has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.60 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at 21/4 Moo 1 Tambon Rasada Amphur Muang. Only 3.4 km from the city center, divers will especially love snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, rooms with kitchenettes, and child care at this fun hotel. Being able to prepare food in the room is also very convenient.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Airport shuttle
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club
  • Beach
  • Luxury


Angsana Laguna Phuket SHA Plus+

Thalang, Thailand
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $76 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Easy access to Scuba Diving in Phuket
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool

Angsana Laguna Phuket SHA Plus+ offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $76 (before taxes). It's located at 10 Moo 4 Srisoonthorn Road and has earned a guest rating of 8.60/10. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and rooms with kitchens which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just 17.8 km from the city center.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Horse riding
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Tennis
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Saltwater pool
  • Kids' club


Pullman Phuket Panwa Beach Resort SHA Plus+

Panwa, Thailand
5-star Resort with prices starting at $83 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Scuba Divers
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

Located at 44/5 Moo 8 Sakdidesh Road Vichit Muang, Pullman Phuket Panwa Beach Resort SHA Plus+ has great rooms from $83 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. It has a terrific 8.50 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and child care which scuba divers will love. And this relaxing hotel is just 8.2 km from the center of town.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Game room
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool
  • Kids' club
  • Beach


1715 House & Caff Resort Phuket

Rawai, Thailand
3-star Resort with prices starting at $14 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Place to Stay for Diving and Snorkeling
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

A great place to stay is 1715 House & Caff Resort Phuket which has nice rooms starting at $14. Offering an outdoor pool, a pool bar, a restaurant, scuba diving, and snorkeling, it also has a great guest rating of 8.40 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 17/15 Wiset Road Moo 2 Rawai Beach. Visitors will really like this comfortable hotel which also offers a bar, mountain views, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, and free parking. It's located just 12.9 km from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for scuba diving hotels.

Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Beach


Also, take a look at the Scuba Diving hotels in nearby destinations: Krabi, Ko Lanta, Ko Phi Phi, and Rawai.

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How much do scuba diving hotels and resorts cost in Phuket?

Phuket Average Scuba Diving Hotel Price
$39

Travelers to Phuket, Thailand will have a large number of terrific scuba diving accommodation options with a variety of great prices. The price of scuba diving hotels here can vary by amenities, dates, and the neighborhood. Based on thorough data from 114 scuba diving hotels, their average price is a very reasonable $39. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Phuket.

The average prices of our suggested scuba diving hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $109
  • 4-star hotels: $49
  • 3-star hotels: $22


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