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Solitude One Y   Tubbataha   "Beautiful boat, fantastic dive site"
Beautiful boat, fantastic dive siteSolitude One is a beautiful 170 foot steel hulled vessel. The boat is full equipped for a comfortable dive trip from Puerto Prince... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2016   Bonnie McKenna
1000+ Dives
 
Captian Greggs N   [N/A]   "Cheap dive travel The Philippines"
Cheap dive travel The PhilippinesMany dive shops book trips with the large resorts and like to advertise five dives per day. Ironically, all the dive operators wil... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2016   bill mashek
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete N   [N/A]   "Recommend"
RecommendWe spent six nights at Atlantis Dumaguete after a week on the Atlantis Azores liveaboard. It takes a full day to get from Puerto ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2016   Brian Morrow
500+ Dives
 
Buceo Anilao Beach & Dive Resort N   Anilao, Philippines   "GREAT"
GREAThttp://www.varsitystudios.net/Buceo-Anilao-Beach-Dive-Resort/... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2016   Joe Samplin
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Azores N   Tubbataha   "Tubbataha"
TubbatahaThe Atlantis Azores cabins are a bit tight but the air conditioning and the ensuite facilities worked well. Our cabin had bunk b... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Brian Morrow
500+ Dives
 
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La Chevrerie N   Anilao   "An Anilap resort that doesn't have a lot of steps to climb daily"
An Anilap resort that doesn't have a lot of steps to climb dailyWe wanted a resort that didn't have lots of step climbing after every dive. La Chevrerie has rooms located not far above the beach... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2016   Tabby Stone
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Visayas - Cebu, Bohol, Apo, Ne   "Great service, diverse diving"
Great service, diverse divingWe chose this trip because of the diversity of the dive sites visited. There were shark and whale shark dives, muck dives, drift ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2016   Lenore Neigeborn
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Negro Oriental   "Dumaguete & Apo Island Dive Trip"
Dumaguete & Apo Island Dive TripWhere to begin... First, To explain my star rating above. This was an expensive trip for us. Although well worth it, your "ban... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
8/2016   Russ Battisto
500+ Dives
 
Marco Vincent Resort & Dive Center N   [N/A]   "Great Muck Diving"
Great Muck DivingJust returned from two GREAT weeks of diving at the Marco Vincent Resort and Dive Center, White Beach, Puerto Galera. This was my... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2016   Maurice J. Sheley
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguete   "Dumaguete Muck"
Dumaguete Muck[None]... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Randy Kettering
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ [same] N   [N/A]   "Atlantis Puerto Galera"
Atlantis Puerto GaleraThird time back to the resort with Haas photographers. Good food, staff and great easy diving and crew... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2016   D.Demming
1000+ Dives
 
Diver Dream/ Sabang Inn N   Puerto Galera   "Sabang bay diving"
Sabang bay divingThere was no real bad; the sea was slightly chilly once at 28 deg.C. The other bad was forgetting to pack or bring 10ppm colloid... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2016   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   [N/A]   "Tubbataha Reef: far away for just 18 dives!"
Tubbataha Reef: far away for just 18 dives!After reading so much about the Philippines Tubbataha Reef, I finally decided to go even though it will be a very long trip from M... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2016   Raymond Haddad
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguete   "Great Macro Photography at a Nice Resort"
Great Macro Photography at a Nice ResortATLANTIS DUMAGUETE REVIEW Spent 6 nights at the Atlantis after a week on the Atlantis live-aboard, Azores, at the Tubbataha Ato... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2016   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Azores Liveaboard Y   Tubbataha   "Pelagics! Pelagics! Pelagics!"
Pelagics! Pelagics! Pelagics!AZORES TUBBATAHA REVIEW Boarded the Azores live-aboard for a 7 night dive trip to the Tubbataha reef system in Puerto Princessa... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Dos Palmas N   Puerto Princesa   "Dos Palmas -- nice place to layover."
Dos Palmas -- nice place to layover. I made my way to Dos Palmas, Palawan, Philippines from Koror, Palau via Yap, Guam and Manila. The travel was smooth until the ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2016   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguete   "Good much diving but bad visibility "
Good much diving but bad visibility Dumaguete is on the island of Negros an hour and a half plane ride from Manila. We flew round trip from Manila on Cebu Pacific Air... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2016   Todd Lichtenstein
250+ Dives
 
Aiyanar Dive Resort N   Anilao   "Capital of muck diving"
Capital of muck divingIn April 2016 I attended a one-week Photo Workshop given by Reef Photo. A bus transported the 30 attendees from Manila to Anilao, ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2016   Todd Lichtenstein
250+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida N   Visayas   "Visayas - Dauin and Pura Vida Resort"
Visayas - Dauin and Pura Vida ResortThe resort was our second favorite of the four Sea-Explorer locations and is located on a quiet island with beautiful views of the... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
3/2016   BOB HUCKABEE
500+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida N   [N/A]   "Visayas - Alona Beach and Alona Vida Resort"
Visayas - Alona Beach and Alona Vida ResortIf partying and the beach scene is the focus of your vacation then this is an okay choice, but if diving is your focus I do not re... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2016   BOB HUCKABEE
500+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida N   [N/A]   "Visayas - Cabalo"
Visayas - CabaloThe resort The Pura Vida resort is beautiful and sits on a remote, quiet island. The island didnt have electricity until 2015. ... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
4/2016   BOB HUCKABEE
500+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida N   Visayas   "Visayas with Sea Explores at Malapascua and Ocean Vida Resort"
Visayas with Sea Explores at Malapascua and Ocean Vida ResortThe resort We stayed 5 nights in an upgraded ocean view room in March 2016. I recommend the upgrade, especially if you can get a... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
3/2016   BOB HUCKABEE
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   [N/A]   "Puerto Galera, Philippines"
Puerto Galera, PhilippinesOutstanding bottom scenery when the sun is shining. In February, water temp was as low as 75 deg...make sure you have the right we... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2016   Donald K. Wilson
1000+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   Dumaguete   "Great Diving"
Great DivingGreat Muck Diving Feb/March! Various Species with eggs. Water temp in the high 70's Resort was extremely accommodating and thanks... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2016   Richard Hunter
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerto Galera   "Cold water surprise in Puerto Galera"
Cold water surprise in Puerto GaleraIn October, 2014, we were at Atlantis Resort on Dumaguete...water was warm (end of summer). But, February in the Philippines? Wint... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2016   Donald K. Wilson
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "Crystal Blue Dive Resort - Anilao"
Crystal Blue Dive Resort - AnilaoWe did a split trip to the Philippines - 5 days in Anilao and 7 days across the bay in Puerto Galera at Atlantis. We were there t... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2016   BRUCE VERSTEEGH
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguette   "Good and friendly service"
Good and friendly serviceDive guides Paul and Warfi proved their knowledge and ability to point out much of the diverse underwater life.Spotting several sp... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2015   Dean Watt
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Negros   "Atlantis Dumaguete "
Atlantis Dumaguete Please refer to my trip report for Atlantis Puerto Galera for general comments about the Atlantis resorts operations. I visited b... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2015   Jeff Robertson
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerto Galera   "Atlantis Puerto Galera"
Atlantis Puerto GaleraAtlantis is a well-run organization, owned and managed by people who get it. The entire staff is friendly, capable and helpful. ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2015   Jeff Robertson
500+ Dives
 
Marco Vincent Dive Resort N   [N/A]   "Great trip to Marco Vincent Dive Resort, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, PI"
Great trip to Marco Vincent Dive Resort, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, PII stayed at Marco Vincent Dive Resort for 14 days in October of 2015 and enjoyed every one of them. The staff was super friendly a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2015   Stephen Reichenbach
1000+ Dives
 
Marco Vincent N   Puerto Galera   "Great trip to Marco Vincent, Puerto Galera, Philippines"
Great trip to Marco Vincent, Puerto Galera, PhilippinesAll Good. Stayed at Marco Vincent, Puerto Galera from Oct 22 - Oct 31, 2015 as part of a group of 14. The main purpose was to Div... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2015   Thomas Butcher
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerto Galera   "Philippine's Diving Bargain"
Philippine's Diving Bargain The flight to the Philippines, via Philippine Airlines is a fairly painless experience. The plane is always crowded, but its... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2015   Pierre Hurter
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerto Galera   "Atlantis-Puerto Galera- Phillipines"
Atlantis-Puerto Galera- PhillipinesDove at Puerto Galera in May 2013. Divemasters are good at pointing out small stuff, like snake eels and smaller marine life burie... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2015   Edward Leibowitz
250+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon N   Puerto Galera   "Certainly up for improvement"
Certainly up for improvementWe had done 5 days diving at Anilao (Buceo Anilao, see separate report) and then traveled by boat to Porto Galero for an additiona... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2015   Peter Palmer
500+ Dives
 
Buceo Anilao N   [N/A]   " Anilao"
AnilaoEasy access to reefs from small boats that come to the shore within 15 meters from the hotel. You get on board with a helping hand... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2015   Peter Palmer
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Mindoro and Negros   "Long travel, interesting dives, a good overall experience"
Long travel, interesting dives, a good overall experienceBoth Atlantis resorts were top notch. The food was excellent, the resort staff was genuinely friendly and helpful. The dive operat... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2015   Everette Strahl
1000+ Dives
 
Donsol Eco Tour/ Ticao Island Resort N   [N/A]   "Whale sharks at Ticao Island"
Whale sharks at Ticao IslandTicao Island is a two hour transfer by boat from Donsol, one of the areas in the Philippines which has whale shark aggregations ea... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2015   Graham McGregor
500+ Dives
 
Scotty's/ Shangri-La's N   Cebu-Mactan   "Shangri-La's in Cebu"
Shangri-La's in Cebuwww.jeffbloomerphoto.com We were met in the marbled floor lobby of the luxury resort by lovely ladies dressed in long dresses. Af... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2015   Jeff Bloomer
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguete   "Pampered Diving made for divers"
Pampered Diving made for diversThe humid, hot air enveloped us as we stood outside the airport in Cebu. We were making this a 2 week, 2 island/resort trip and ou... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2015   Jeff Bloomer
500+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "Photography workshop in critter haven"
Photography workshop in critter havenThis was a photo workshop trip with Bluewater Travel out of Los Angeles. The destination is really outstanding for photography - ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2014   Lisa C. Evans
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguete, Negros   "Good trip but disappointed in missing the livaboard"
Good trip but disappointed in missing the livaboardSuperbly run facility;both as a dive operation and as an Inn and restauraunt. Unfortunately our livaboard was in an unplanned dryd... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2015   D.Demming
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort/ Crystal Blue N   Anilao   "Crystal Blue, Anilao, Philippines"
Crystal Blue, Anilao, PhilippinesAfter a 14 hour flight from LAX to Manila direct we drove about 2 and 1/2 hours to the resort built on the side of a hill. My nic... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2015   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
 
Sogod Bay Scuba Resort N   Sogod Bay, Southern Leyte   "Relaxing Stay...Great Diving!"
Relaxing Stay...Great Diving!Sogod Bay is a somewhat sleepy area in Southern Leyte. Sogod Bay Scuba Resort is one of several in the area. The hotel was very ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2015   ROBERT PECORARO
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "critters and chilly water in Anilao,.Luzon, Pillipines"
critters and chilly water in Anilao,.Luzon, Pillipines[None] Lots of stair climbing. Water was cold LOTS OF STAIR ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2015   Dr Don Major
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerto Galera   "Atlantis Resort Puerto Galera"
Atlantis Resort Puerto Galera[The Atlantis resort is located in the densely built town of Sabang which is part of greater Puerto Galera. Atlantis handled a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2015   Randy Kettering
500+ Dives
 
Kasai Village N   Moalboal, Cebu Island   "great dive operator"
great dive operatorFrom airport a 3 hour drive in AC van from one side of island to the other -- very scenic and interesting. Lei greeting at resort... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2015   Jeff and Pat Maeda
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguete   "Good muck diving"
Good muck divingThe muck diving was pretty good. It is not as good as the Lembeh Strait, but it is easier to get to and not quite as expensive. ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2015   Douglas Hansen
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Azores Y   Dumaguete   "Phillipines Dream Trip"
Phillipines Dream TripAtlantis runs a wonderful dive operation. We started at the Atlantis Dumaguete hotel for a few days. The diving was done from ca... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2015   Elaine Wachtel
500+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   [N/A]   "Good for MACRO"
Good for MACROThe only negatives here are the long bus ride from Manila and getting on and off pangas for diving. But the DMs do a great job of... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2015   Helena Soler
250+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   [N/A]   "Philippine Siren 215"
Philippine Siren 215The Siren is an amazing boat. The cabins are huge by live aboard standards. There is plenty of room and storage in the cabins. V... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2015   Richard Hart
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerto Galera   "What was is no more"
What was is no moreThis was our 4th visit to an Atlantis Resort; the 3rd to Puerto Galera. The manager, Steve, began his job 8 months ago and said t... Full report  
1 stars
5 stars  
9/2015   Rose Mueller
1000+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   Negros Orientales   "Great Muck & Wall Diving"
Great Muck & Wall DivingAtmosphere Resort & Spa, September 11-18, 2015 A van prearranged with Atmosphere picked us up at the ferry terminal from Cebu I... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2015   Bradley William Bowen
500+ Dives
 
Kasai Village Resort & Spa N   Moalboal, Cebu Island   "Inexpensive & Good Diving"
Inexpensive & Good DivingKasai Village Resort, Moalbal, Cebu Island, Sept 6 to 11, 2015. At Kasai, we had the place to ourselves, with two divers leavin... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2015   Bradley William Bowen
500+ Dives
 
Kasai Village Resort & Spa N   Moalboal, Cebu Island   "Inexpensive & Good Diving"
Inexpensive & Good DivingKasai Village Resort, Moalbal, Cebu Island, Sept 6 to 11, 2015. At Kasai, we had the place to ourselves, with two divers leavin... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2015   Bradley William Bowen
500+ Dives
 
Eagle Point Resort N   Anilao, Luzon   "Slow week gives us the diving advantage"
Slow week gives us the diving advantageContrary to our previous week on Malapascua, where we were on a beach area, Eagle Point is built on a hillside going down to the w... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2015   Frederick R. Turoff
500+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers/ Ocean Vida N   Malapascua, Cebu   "An enjoyable week"
An enjoyable weekMalapascua is a small 1x3 mile island off the north tip of Cebu. Getting there in June, 2015 involved a short flight from Manila t... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2015   Frederick R. Turoff
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerto Galera   "Atlantis Puerto Galera "
Atlantis Puerto Galera The Atlantis resort is located in the lively and densely built town of Sabang which is part of greater Puerto Galera. Atlantis ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2015   Randy Alexander
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha to Cebu   "Tubbataha on the Siren: Great & Not-So-Great"
Tubbataha on the Siren: Great & Not-So-GreatThe Great: Definitely among the top 5-7 dive itineraries I've been on in past 25 years. Comparable to Raja Ampat in terms of hea... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2015   Michael Wood
1000+ Dives
 
Acacia Resort and Dive Center N   Anilao   "Fantastic diving at reasonble prices with a friendly staff"
Fantastic diving at reasonble prices with a friendly staffAcacia Dive Resort Trip Report (Anilao, Philippines) May, 2015 The Anilao stretch of coastline is a short (2-3 hour) drive fro... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2015   Joel Snyder
250+ Dives
 
Diver Dream N   Puerto Galera   "good sabang bay diving"
good sabang bay divingThe bad: 26 or 27 deg. C is still cold with a 3 mm wetsuit in April; the bad news is that the Sabang Inn was upgraded or moderniz... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2015   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Sea Dive Hotel N   Coron, Busuanga island   "Wreck diving at Coron, Philippines "
Wreck diving at Coron, Philippines The good: short dives in 28 deg. C water; except for Barracuda lake which had 37 -39 deg.C); short dives for deep dives ( 39 Meter... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2015   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Captn Gregg/ La Laguna N   Puerto Galera-Sabang   "Good inexpensive diving in seamy Sabang"
Good inexpensive diving in seamy SabangCaptn Gregg was not my first choice, but Atlantis was booked out and Marco Vincent did not reply to my emails. Chuck, Captn Gregg... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2015   DAVID SHEM-TOV
500+ Dives
 
Captn Gregg/ La Laguna N   Puerto Galera-Sabang   "Good inexpensive diving in seamy Sabang"
Good inexpensive diving in seamy SabangCaptn Gregg was not my first choice, but Atlantis was booked out and Marco Vincent did not reply to my emails. Chuck, Captn Gregg... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2015   DAVID SHEM-TOV
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Southern Leyte   "Southern Leyte with the Siren"
Southern Leyte with the SirenThis is a large boat (130') with 8 rooms and various configurations. We booked with the superb staff (Mike) at Reef & Rainforest,... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
2/2015   Gari Sisk
1000+ Dives
 
Kasai Village Dive & Spa Resort N   Cebu/Moalboal   "Great diving and resort"
Great diving and resortWe arrived at Kasai Village on the southwest side of Cebu after a three hour journey from Cebu City. We were warmly welcomed by st... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2015   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Y   Cebu/Malapascua   "Thresher shark heaven, but not for us"
Thresher shark heaven, but not for usThe first week of our two week Cebu adventure was on board the Azores, diving around the island of Malapascua, with the goal of se... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2015   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Halo Dive Resort N   Anilao   "Excellent Choice for an Anilao Resort"
Excellent Choice for an Anilao ResortFor macro muck divers and photographers, Anilao is iconic. It rivals Lembeh and Ambon and is so much easier to get to (non-stop ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2014   Lynn Phillips
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete N   [N/A]   "Superb"
SuperbThis resort is outstanding for seeing and photographing 0small critters. Water temperature is very comfortable, and there are ton... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2014   Dan Benson
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Pto Gallera N   [N/A]   "Best run dive resort I've seen!"
Best run dive resort I've seen!This resort is simply the best run I've ever seen. Rooms are clean and comfortable. Restaurant has sit-down, made to order meals... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2014   Dan Benson
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   [N/A]   "Close, but no cigar"
Close, but no cigarFirst the good: In my opinion the Anilao area of the Philippines offers about the best muck diving on the planet. It's definitel... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
12/2014   Dan Benson
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Between Tubbataha and Cabilao   "From Cabilao to Tubbataha"
From Cabilao to TubbatahaI was on a 10-day trip aboard the S/Y Philippine Siren, with the ultimate destination being the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park. If ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2014   Jorge J. More
250+ Dives
 
Marco Vincent Dive Resort N   Mindoro Island   "An Oasis in the Philippines"
An Oasis in the PhilippinesAn Oasis in the Philippines Marco Vincent Dive Resort Story and Photos by Bonnie McKenna When I entered the lobby of the Marco... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2014   Bonnie McKenna
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Society/ El Dorado Resort N   [Dumaguete   "Great Value and Diving at El Dorado Resort"
Great Value and Diving at El Dorado ResortIn the past I've used the Dumaguete Atlantis Resort a couple times but I wanted to save money this year so my family went to the E... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2014   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
TOROPICAL PARADISE N   CEBU · LILOAN   "GUARANTEED WHALESHARK ENCOUNTER IN CEBU"
GUARANTEED WHALESHARK ENCOUNTER IN CEBUROOMS FACING THE BEACH ARE ADEQUATE TO SYAY. VERY CLOSE TO THE BOAT TO DIVE. LILOAN IS ONE OF THE BEST SITE TO ENCOUNTER WHALE... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
3/2014   Toshihisa Tsunoda
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   [N/A]   "Atlantis Resort, Dumaguete, Philippines"
Atlantis Resort, Dumaguete, PhilippinesAtlantis Resort is terrific and so are the staff people. English is spoken everywhere and the US $ is accepted. Rooms and suite... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   Donald K. Wilson
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete N   Dumaguete   "Great Trip!"
Great Trip!This trip was organized and led by Dave Hass and booked through Deep Blue Adventures. Both did an excellent job making sure that ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
9/2014   Dorothy McDonald
500+ Dives
 
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort. N   [N/A]   "Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort"
Mantangale Alibuag Dive ResortI dive at the Mantangale Resort each year because its a great value, with excellent service and very good diving. Overall it's on... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2014   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "A well-kept secret that offers many types of diving"
A well-kept secret that offers many types of divingWhen a planned trip to Africa was postponed a year, we were left with non-refundable airline tickets that we needed to use before ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2014   Greg White
250+ Dives
 
the dive shop operated by the resort. N   [Cebu, Moalboal   "Good."
Good.We visited all the dive sites during our dive vacation there. All the sites are wall dives except for one site. These dive sites a... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
6/2014   Andrew Colin Thompson
100+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "Great Macro Shots - Anilao"
Great Macro Shots - AnilaoCrystal Blue Resort arranged for boats, crew and divermasters to accommodate the small group there focused on UW photos. We had th... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2013   Mr Franklin Mah
100+ Dives
 
Acacia Dive Resort N   Anilao   "Anilao is good but book wisely!"
Anilao is good but book wisely!The resort is touted to be the best in Anilao - my dive guide mentioned it was one of the most luxurious resorts in the area. At ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   Eric Escobar
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete N   Negros Oriental   "Exceptionally good dive resort and diving"
Exceptionally good dive resort and divingVery well-run operation, with reps to assist travelers at Manila and Dumaguete airports. Up to 5 boat dives per day available. Exc... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2014   D. S. Davis
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Atlantis Dumaguete   In general, Atlantis Dumaguete is a great resort and you'll see many unusual critters. Some things I'd never seen before included... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2014   John T Rickard
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete N   Azores live-aboard and Dumague   Have been at the resort and on the boat before and was always pleased with both. Miss the pier that is no longer dove. Great muck ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   John Duggan
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete N   Negros/Oriental Island   Outstanding muck diving with a break to Apo Island for wall diving and some bigger reef critters. Quality and quantity of food mat... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2014   D.Demming
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Y   Tubbataha   Tubbataha Reefs, Palawan Province Philippines Atlantis Azores Live-Aboard May 17-24, 2014 Tubbata... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
5/2014   Mel Cundiff
1000+ Dives
 
Marco Vincent N   Puerto Galera   Marco Vincent Resort, Puerto Galera, Philippines May 24-27, 2014 This resort is like an oasis in the wilderness, reached by a tw... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2014   Mel Cundiff
1000+ Dives
 
Moana; Plankton, palawan/ White view Paradise; Nido bay N   Palawan   it's average diving; El Nido ( the nest) is 5 hr. van ride ( 500 peso) from Puerto Princesa; 7.3 hr. if using roro bus ( w/ A/C,... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2014   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Cashew Grove N   Busuanga Coron   Next stop then was Cashew Grove on the other side of Busuanga. From the airport it´s a 1 h drive on bumpy dirt roads, where you pa... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2014   Mike-y
1000+ Dives
 
Sangat Island/ Sangat Island + Cashe Grove N   Busuanga Coron   Coron Sangat Island + Cashew Grove, Busuanga, Phillippines The Philippines had suffered heavily in last years taifun, so I thou... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2014   Mike-y
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   Anilao beckoned once more, and I could not resist a return trip to the land of Nudi's and other esoteric critters. No disappointm... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2014   Jeanne Reeder
500+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   ALL GOOD...DIVING,RESORT,& FOOD.NO SURPRISES.ALL WENT ACCORDING TO PLAN.DIVING WAS EXCELLENT WITH LOTS OF VARIETY CLOSE TO THE RES... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2014   Gail M King
1000+ Dives
 
Thresher SharkDivers/ Tepanee Resort N   Malapascua   Although we were very well aware of the fact that Malapascua had suffered from significant damage after typhoon Yolanda, we were l... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
3/2014   Jim Willoughby
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguette and Puerto Galera   This is a comparison of the two areas. We spent six dive days at Dumaguette (have been there before) and three dive days at Puerto... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2014   Lin GITTERMAN
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguette   We loved the trip!!!! Five of us went. Four were experienced divers and one received her certification while there. Her training w... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2013   Susanne Firkins
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha   This is my first trip to the Philippines and I'm coming back. The Siren is a very comfortable ship with lots of room for anything ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2014   Mario Mizrahi
500+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines Cebu Office/ Ocean Vida Hotel N   Malapascua   We went to Malapascua to see the famous Thresher Sharks and we were not dissapointed. Trip takes 3 hours by road from Cebu and ano... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2014   Mario Mizrahi
500+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue N   Anilao   My husband and I came to Crystal Blue for a two week underwater photography workshop mid-February to early March. Our flight to Ma... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
2/2014   Pec Indman
500+ Dives
 
Club Paradise Palawan N   Dimakya Island, Palawan Island   If you or your partner are looking for a laid back, great diving either before or after high intensity diving in the Philippines t... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2014   George Constantino
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   [N/A]   It is hard to find the words to describe what a first class diving operation, Atlantis Dive Resort- Dauin provides. The Manila a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2014   George Constantino
100+ Dives
 
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