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

Eagle Point Resort: "Slow week gives us the diving advantage", Jul, 2015,

by Frederick R. Turoff, PA, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 23 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 8307.

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 Manila Getting There from Manila, it's a 3-hour drive south to Anilao, Batangas.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 84 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Manny looked out for us and kept us down as long as our air was in good supply.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments No photo room so we kept cameras in our room between dives. Two large rinse buckets for cameras at di ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments 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 ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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