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Dive Review of Eagle Point Resort in
Philippines/Anilao, Luzon

July, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Frederick R. Turoff, PA, US
Sr. Contributor   (22 reports, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Slow week gives us the diving advantage"
Report Number 8307
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
USVI, BVI, lesser Antilles, Bonaire, all three Caymans , Coco Island,
Revillagigedos, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Philippines,
Micronesia, Red Sea
Closest Airport
Getting There
from Manila, it's a 3-hour
drive south to Anilao,

Dive Conditions

sunny, windy, dry  
calm, choppy, no currents  
Water Temp
84   to 86    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 80    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Manny looked out for us and kept us down as long as our air was in good
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
3 stars
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No photo room so we kept cameras in our room between dives. Two large rinse
buckets for cameras at di ...
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Contrary to our previous week on Malapascua, where we were on a beach area,
Eagle Point is built on a hillside going down to the water, with a rocky
shore and concrete piers for boat landings. Getting there required a 3-hour
ride south from Manilas airport. Its capacity is 300 people but when we
arrived there were perhaps 40. It turned out that we two were the only
divers that week, so we had divemaster Manny to ourselves. [Toward the end
of our week several large groups arrived, so there were well over 100
guests but still no divers, but three who tried an open water experience 
they also have a salt water training pool with a coral head and three small
black tip sharks in it.] Our room was the closest to the dive area and only
one flight above it, which was convenient. Gear was stored in a locked room
with wetsuits hanging on racks outside. With no camera room, photographers
carry cameras between their room and the dive area. Boat staff took care in
transporting and ...
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