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S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha and Southern Visayas   "Amazing!"
Diving: This was an amazing trip 13- night trip that took us from Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Calalong Island, Apo Island, Dauin... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2019   Lisa Vitale
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores & Crystal Blue Resort Y   Tubbataha & Anilao   "Perfect Combo Trip:Tubbataha & Anilao"
Tubbataha on Atlantis Azores was a great trip to see the big stuff. . . diving was mostly very good with lots of sharks, tuna, several ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2019   Gail M King
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "More critters than anywhere I've been!"
I have never seen so many critters packed into one location before, including Indonesia, etc! In one dive at Octo Point we saw sev... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2019   Mark Etter
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguete/Apo Island   "Valet Liveaboard Service at a Land Resort"
As I mentioned in the title, this was truly a liveaboard valet service at a land base resort. The entire staff at the Atlantis re... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2019   Melissa Schlenker
500+ Dives
 
Mike's Dive/ [same]El Dorado Resort N   Dumaguete-Dauin   "Good Resort but No Dive Center?"
[El Dorado Resort and Mike’s Dive Dumaguete, Philippines – July 2019 Good Resort but no Dive Center? I have stayed at the El ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2019   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
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Atmosphere Resort & Spa/ Atmosphere N   [N/A]   "Sets a new standard"
I've avoided the Philippines for several years out of concern that it wouldn't match up with Indonesia, PNG, Fiji, etc. Dumb. Th... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2019   Steven Moore
500+ Dives
 
Seadoors Y   Visayas   "Some Good, Some Bad"
The Good - The food, served buffet style was tasty plentiful, varied and accommodated the special diet needs of a couple of pa... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2019   Brian Morrow
500+ Dives
 
Quo Vadis Dive Resort N   [N/A]   "Nice week in Moalboal, Cebu Philippines"
We had an enjoyable week of diving at Quo Vadis. We stayed in the Premier suite which directly overlooked the water with a privat... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2019   Brian Morrow
500+ Dives
 
Anilao Photo Academy N   Batangas   "Anilao Photo Academy"
I arrived at Anilao Photo Academy around 11PM and the driver (who met me at the airport) took my luggage up to my room, while a re... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2019   Anilao Photo Academy
500+ Dives
 
Seadoors Y   Visayas   "Great Diving; Great Local Crew; Clunky Boat"
SEADOORS REVIEW Boarded the Seadoors live- aboard at the Cebu Yacht Club on Mactan Island near Cebu City. The Seadoors has been ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2019   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Quo Vadis N   Moalboal   "Nice Resort; Great Diving; OK Food"
QUO VADIS REVIEW In early July, headed to Cebu, Philippines to dive the reefs of Moalboal. I flew from SFO connecting through I... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2019   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Evolution Dive Resort N   Malapasqua   "Great Macro Encounters with Threshers, too."
EVOLUTION REVIEW The last stop on my month- long odyssey in the Philippines was the Evolution Dive Resort on Malapascua Island. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2019   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
Buceo Anilao N   Anilao   "Excellent Muck Diving in Anilao"
I think this place comes close to Lembeh. I couldn't believe how many pictures I took. There are 3 dives during the day and 1 at... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2019   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis, Dumaguete N   Dumaguete   "Great Muck Diving in Dumaguete"
I had been to Atlantis Puerto Gallera twice. This was my first time to Dumaguete. The muck diving here was great, the group I ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2019   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
Scandi Divers N   Puerto Galara, Philippines   "Scandi Divers, great dive operation"
After 20 dive trips Palau, and 10 dive trip to Indonesia, someone asked why I haven't gone to the Philippines. Good question. A di... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2019   Mary L. Long
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "photo course and fine diving"
I attended a May 20- 30 photo workshop hosted by Mike Bartick and Brook Peterson to get new ideas and improve my photography. The c... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   Frederick R. Turoff
1000+ Dives
 
Seaquest Dive Center/ Oasis Resort N   [N/A]   "Good Diving but More Tourists Now "
Oasis Resort and Seaquest Diving Bohol, Philippines In the past 12 years I had made four previous trips to the Oasis Resort in B... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2019   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Magic Oceans Resort N   [N/A]   "A Very Well Organized Resort for Diving"
Magic Oceans Dive Resort Bohol, Philippines Although I have made several trips to dive the Panglao Island area of Bohol, I had... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2019   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort. N   [N/A]   "Best Soft Coral Garden in the Philippines"
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort Balingoan Philippines I had not been to the Mantangale Dive Resort for a couple years and I’m gla... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2019   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Scandi Dive Resort N   Puerto Galera, Big La Laguna   "WOW and WOW again"
In an area that is rapidly become the choice for Asian divers , Scandi Divers stands out as a haven from the crowds for us Weste... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2019   Barbara Wise
500+ Dives
 
Buceo Resort N   Anilao   "Great Critter Diving Without All the Garbage"
I did this trip with "Our Beloved Seas" who booked the entire resort for seven days before we moved on to the Philippine Siren and... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2019   Richard J. Troberman
1000+ Dives
 
El Galleon N   Puerto Galera   "El Galleon Resort disappoints"
We actually did not dive in Puerto Galera. While our experience was not a nightmare, it was also not positive. Although El Galleon... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
5/2019   Laurie Pemberton
500+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   [N/A]   "Crystal Blue Resort sets high standards"
Attended a 10day underwater photo workshop with Mike Bartick. The 10days were intense with morning photo review, brief tips to try... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   Laurie Pemberton
500+ Dives
 
Nelson Scuba/ [same]New Eve's Kiosk N   [N/A]   "Diving at Panagsama Beach, Philippines"
This is just an addition to the Panagsama Beach diving. Most resorts in the Philippines ( except New Eve's Kiosk) ask me to send ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Nelson Scuba diving/ New Eve's Kiosk and dive resort N   Panagsama Beach   "Panagsama diving"
The good: it was very cheap, the rack rate for hotel was 2000 Php but Expedia got room for me at ~ $22/ nightg; the divin... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Magic Island and Magic Ocean/ Magic Resorts N   [N/A]   "Lots of Small Stuff, and Some Big Stuff, Too"
We stayed at two sister resorts, Magic Island and Magic Ocean, which are located relatively near each other, but still require a d... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2019   Janet Westin
100+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida N   Dauin, Negros Occidental   "Excellent diving, but not all sites for beginners"
My second visit to Pura Vida resort at Dauin. As previously, Sea Explorers dive operations service was excellent & I was assigned ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2019   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
 
MV Infiniti Y   Tubbataha Reefs, Palawan   "High class liveaboard, quality diving in Tubbataha. "
Prior to this trip I rated the old Undersea Hunter in Cocos Island as being the best live aboard I have experienced, the Infiniti ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2019   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "A Different Perspective Than Most"
This is our 7th trip to the Philippines, but our first to Anilao. We chose this hotel as it was recommended by our guide in Puert... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2019   Rose Mueller
1000+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon N   Puerto Galera   "Great experience at El Galleon Resort and Asia Divers in Puerto Galera"
My wife and I spent 10 consecutive days diving with Asia Divers in Puerto Galera in April 2019 and stayed for 11 nights at the adj... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2019   Gregory Bruce
1000+ Dives
 
Sipalay Easy Diving and Beach Resort N   Sipalay/Negros   "April 2019 Remote from Dumaguete"
A week long side trip if you are diving the Apo Island/ Dumaguete area with extra time. This resort is about a 3. 5 hour drive from... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
4/2019   Robert S Kuhn
500+ Dives
 
Thalatta N   [Dumaguete/Apo Island]   "March 2019 Apo Island & Dumaguete"
Our second visit to this resort which is a 30 minute drive south of Dumaguette and the closest dive resort to APO island. They ha... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2019   Robert S Kuhn
500+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   Dumaguette   "Nice staff, very comfortable accommodations, lots to see underwater"
Viz 40- 70’ - nutrient rich which made for constantly feeding soft and hard corals, some surge, chop and small white caps, wind wo... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
2/2019   Hollie Lindauer
500+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   Dumaguete   "Nice staff, very comfortable accommodations, lots to see underwater"
Viz 40- 70’ - nutrient rich which made for constantly feeding soft and hard corals, some surge, chop and small white caps, wind wo... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
2/2019   Hollie Lindauer
250+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   Dauin   "High end resort with macro and muck diving, and reefs at Apo Island"
This is a luxury resort. All the amenities, pools, etc. , fine dining looking out over the sea. The diving is excellent- - macro and ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2018   L ALAN WILLIS
500+ Dives
 
Takatuka Lodge N   Sipalay, Negros   "Good--an excellent blend of ambiance, good diving and a great beach"
The Sipalay area doesn't have quite the world class diving to be found in some of the better known Visayan destinations like Dumag... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Alan Willis
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Atlantis Resorts and Azores Li   "Atlantis Resorts and Azores Liveaboard"
We flew into Dumaguete from Manila. Took 2 hours to get to the resort due to our Resort bus t- boning a truck. Bumps and bruises, b... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
1/2018   Ron Carlisle
1000+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   [N/A]   "Muck Diving, Good Food, Apo Island was the Best"
This was our first time muck diving and although I liked finding the seahorses, frogfish and other tiny critters, some of the div... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2018   GAIL MORRIS
250+ Dives
 
Anilao Photo Academy N   Anilao   "A fantastic experience for underwater photographers"
I stayed at the Anilao Photo Academy for 9 days. I flew into manila in the evening and spent the night in Manila. The van from t... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Pec Indman
250+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   S/V Philippine Siren   "Malapascua & The Visayas - 10 Nights"
Travel: When going to Asia, I generally like to arrive a couple days early to acclimatize to the time zone and provide a buffer fo... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2018   Jon Hoffmann
500+ Dives
 
Magic Island N   Cebo, Moalboal   "Fantastic trip and diving"
Great diving , exceptional food and service very nice accommodations . Saw sea turtles on every dive , sardine bait balls , took van... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2017   Larry R Douglas
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Cebu   "Azores and Dumagette"
This is a report about a combined Azores and Dumagette Trip. We essentially circled Cebu, ending up back at Dumagette for 4 days. ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2018   Jack Bernstein
500+ Dives
 
Liquid Dumaguete N   Dumaguete/Dauin   "Great Diving at a nice location"
This was my second visit to Liquid Dumaguete. The resort is located in the center of the prime diving area in Dauin. There are t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2018   ROBERT PECORARO
1000+ Dives
 
Mermaid Divers N   Puerto Galera/Sabang   "A nice hotel with great diving!"
This was my third trip to Mermaid Resort/ Divers. The hotel is just at the edge of town and away from a lot of the noise from the ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2018   ROBERT PECORARO
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Visayas / Malapascua   "Good diving on a boat with some problems"
So, the good news is we saw lots of good stuff, including the famous thresher sharks at Monad Shoal (though we saw them with lots ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2017   John Sommerer
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha, Negros, Cebu   "Great trip! Tubbataha was the highlight! "
We just returned on the transition trip (from Tabbataha to Sebu) in May/ June 2018 and had a terrific time! The diving in Tubata... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2018   Leslie Chow
1000+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon N   Puerta Galera   "Puerta Galera and El Galleon"
El Galleon sent their large panga shuttle/ ferry for me to Anilao Photo Academy around 10 AM on May 27th. It was a 2 hour ride by ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   Patricia A. Sinclair
500+ Dives
 
Anilao Photo Academy N   Anilao   "Anilao Photo Academy"
I arrived at Anilao Photo Academy around noon on the 20th and was greeted by Flor. I was shown to my room after meeting Fugly and... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2018   Patricia A. Sinclair
500+ Dives
 
Amun Ini N   Bohol   "Relaxing Diving, Gorgeous Corals, Chill Resort"
Amun Ini is a small and lovely resort located about a 2. 5 hour drive from the airport. So if you are flying SFO to Manila to Boho... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2018   GAIL MORRIS
100+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   [N/A]   "Laid-back and 5-star luxury"
We dove in Dumaguete 7 years ago and liked muck diving there. This time, we loved it. We even thought diving at some sites was bet... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2018   masako satake
500+ Dives
 
Magic Island Dive Resort, Moalboal N   [N/A]   "Moalboal diving is OK"
Our flight from Atlanta to Tokyo (Narita) was 6 hours late. We missed connection to Manila and ended up losing a whole day of divi... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   masako satake
500+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon Resort N   Puerto Galera   "Lots of divers in Puerto Galera"
The resort was OK, though my room was high up the hill over the main buildings, with many tall and irregularly spaced steps up the... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2018   Mark Rosenstein
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "Great Muck Diving in Anilao"
Anilao is like Lembeh with less trash. Crystal Blue does diving from bangkas, small flat- bottomed wooden boats with dual outrigge... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   Mark Rosenstein
1000+ Dives
 
Frontier Scuba/ Ark Bayz N   Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera   "Sabang Beach Diving, Puerto Galera"
It is a bit of “planes, trains, and automobiles” to get to the tiny village of Sabang Beach, but will worth the effort. The town ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2018   Andrew Robbins
250+ Dives
 
King Solomon N   Anilao, Batangas, Ph.   "diving at Anilao"
If you are going solo, you would pay more for diving. the WiFi worked perfectly. diving was good; dive site, Lypo, had ;some / ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Sabang Inn N   Sabang   "Sabang, Puerto Galera"
it was good diving as usual; lots to see; but, some sites like West Escareo were repeated; new DMs; Germans like that dive operati... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2018   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon N   [N/A]   "El Galleon/ Asia Divers in Puerta Galera Philippines"
Our second trip back was for two weeks and every bit as wonderful as first. 3 or 4 dives a day. Boats are traditional bank or sp... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Michael Patrick Guerin
1000+ Dives
 
Aiyanar Beach & Dive Resort N   Anilao   "Great diving, but very basic accommodations"
On balance, Aiyanar Beach & Dive Resort is probably one of your best options in the Anilao / Mabini area as it is a cut above the ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Matthias Kowalsky
250+ Dives
 
Sanho Dive, Quo Vadis Dive N   Busuanga and Cebu   "Phillipines Diving:Wrecks,, Walls,Whale Sharks and more"
On a first time two weeks trip to the Philippines, I experienced a variety of diving on three separate islands, out of the 7, 000 t... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2017   Andrew Falconer
500+ Dives
 
Sanho Dive Centre N   Coron, Cebu and Apo islands   "Philippines diving: wrecks, walls, whale sharks and more"
On a first time two weeks trip to the Philippines, I experienced a variety of diving on three separate islands, out of the 7, 000 t... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2017   Andrew Falconer
500+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Pacific   "Crystal Blue Resort"
Crystal Blue is a nice resort and has a beautiful camera room for your use for camera charging, lens changes, etc between dives. ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2017   Patricia A. Sinclair
500+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Resort N   Dauin   "Diving diversity at Dauin (Pura Vida Resort / Sea Explorers)"
My first visit to Dauin was a great experience. My beachfront bungalow at Pura Vida was well furnished in a pleasant, well- maintai... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2018   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
 
Evolution Dive Resort N   Malapascua   "Persistence pays for threshers at Malapascua"
Malapascua isn't the easiest dive destination to reach (see "How to get there" field). The drive from Cebu City is pleasant enough... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2018   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
 
Scandi Divers N   Puerto Galera, Mindoro   "Quality Diving On A Budget"
Our group of 3 flew LAX to Manila on EVA AIR, which was a great choice. Scandi arranged a private Van service to meet us at airpor... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
2/2018   Jeanne Sleeper
1000+ Dives
 
Badladz Divers N   [N/A]   "Puerto Galera and Badladz Dive Resort"
Dived Puerto Galera last year about the same time but only got in one dive before being blown out of the water by a typhoon. Thou... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
1/2018   Robert L Short
100+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   Dumaguete   "Not perfect, but close"
No dive resort has it all, but, at times, Atmosphere comes close. My wife and I have been to Atmosphere three times now, so I deci... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2017   Michael O'Reilly
1000+ Dives
 
Island Adventures Dive center/ Casa Mannis Garden Resort N   Panglao Island, Bohol   "Bohol and Balicasag Island"
alAlmost AFirst the hotel- - Casa Mannis Gardens- - nice rooms for a cheap price- - kitchenette- - microwave oven, sink, and small fridge- ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2017   Robert L Short
100+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N     "Puerto Galera, Great Invertebrate, No Peleagics"
After a thirteen hour flight to Manila we were picked up the airport and driven to Batanga City in two vans. We stopped for a sna... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2017   Paul Barrett
250+ Dives
 
Mikes Dive and Beach Resort N   [N/A]   "Back to the Philippines and Apo Island"
Second trip to Mikes Dauin Beach Resort. Small eight room resort with decent room on the beach with a pool and restaurant. The re... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2017   Robert L Short
100+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerta Galera   "Lots of divers, decent diving at Atlantis"
We went to Atlantis for the Thanksgiving holiday. Here is my review: Transfer from airport- this was very good, with prompt ser... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   John Moretto
1000+ Dives
 
Island Adventure N   Bohol   "Cost effective service in Bohol."
Island Adventure is a locally owned dive center. The shop is not so large, but the location is ideal facing beach and close to a l... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2017   Toshihisa Tsunoda
500+ Dives
 
Acqua Resort & Dive Center N   Dumaguete, Negros Island   "A great small dive resort near Dumaguete, Philippines"
A small (6 rooms)intimate resort about 30 minutes south of Dumaguete run by Sean Stone and his wife. It is directly across from Ap... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2017   William A ring
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguete   "Great Critter Diving at Dunaguete!"
Our first visit to Atlantis Dumaguete resort was a great experience: great food, outstanding service, comfy room (albeit small). T... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2017   Ann Donahue
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerto Galera   "Puerto Galera, Philippines"
Good: Fun, easy diving which makes it easy to spend lots of time focusing on the abundant small marine life. Zillions of nudibranch... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2017   Elizabeth Harvey
100+ Dives
 
Solitude One Y   Sulu Sea   "Another Enjoyable Trip"
This is our group's second trip aboard Solitude One to Tubbataha, Coron, Apo Reef, the Verde Island Passage and Anilao. All accomm... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2017   Bonnie McKenna
1000+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort N   Negros Island   "Pura Vida Beach and Dive Resort - Philippines"
We went to the Philippines on a Kids Sea Camp trip, our third. It was absolutely fabulous. KSC does such a great job of training... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2017   VickiSingley
250+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "Loved Crystal Blue and Anilao"
Went to Crystal Blue Resort with a large group of photographers looking to do some muck diving and photograph critters over 10 nig... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2017   Annette Lohman
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   [Tubbataha   "Pristine Philippines"
A fan of the Siren Fleet, the Philippines version lived up to the Siren reputation for quality and service. The converted schoone... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
3/2017   Oedipus
250+ Dives
 
Aiyanar N   Anilao   "Aiyanar in Anilao - great fun!"
After a week in Yap, Micronesia, my husband and I went to Aiyanar for a week of diving in Anilao. We were picked up in a van at t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
9/2017   Fredda Lerner
500+ Dives
 
Arkipelago Divers/ Punta Galera Beach and Dive Resort N   Puerto Galera   "Great Diver Shop in a Poor Location"
A former employee of Atlantis recommended Arkipelago Divers as most of their dive masters had gone there. It is operated by Pedro ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2017   Rose Mueller
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   [N/A]   "Atlantis Dumaguete for Fantastic macro"
This was good to combine with Philippine Siren trip to Tubbataha as Tubbataha supplies lots of sharks and big fish, while Dumaguet... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   John Yavorsky
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   [N/A]   "Philippines Siren to Tubbataha off Palawan"
Rough seas for overnight "sail" to Tubbataha National Park in middle of Sulu Sea. Only put sail up 1 hour/ week for pix; might have... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   John Yavorsky
1000+ Dives
 
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort. N   Mindanao   "Mantangale Dive Resort - A Safe Area in Mindanao"
Each year for the past ten years, I've gone to the Manatangale Dive Resort two or three times per year. This is because I spend 2... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2017   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida N   Malapascua, Negros, Bohol   "Diving the Philipines with Sea Explorers"
[. . . ] - There is much fear out there about traveling to the Philippines these days, but ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   Margo Peyton
1000+ Dives
 
Magic Island N   Moalboal   "Magic Island Resort"
This was a great trip. The staff was friendly and accommodating. The resort is small and beautiful. I think it takes about 20 dive... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2017   TERRY L. FLYNN
1000+ Dives
 
Padre Burgos N   Padre Burgos   "Untouched part of the world ... fantastic diving"
I am a retired PADI dive instructor and film maker. The diving at Padre Burgos rates in my top three dive sites thus far. I am not... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2016   John Seymour
1000+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa N   [N/A]   "Atmosphere Resort, Dumaguete Philippines"
Flights: AA/ Cathay Pacific were great. Cebu Pacific is a low budget operation. Only a 1 hour flight from Manilla to the resort, bu... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2017   Scott Oslund
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Y   Tubbitaha   "Many Whale sharks & Mantas; strong currents; dive operation needs work"
Divemaster planned drift dives from zodiac going AGAINST 3 knot current until we complained to the captain. Better training and s... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
5/2017   Barry Lenk
1000+ Dives
 
Kasai Village Dive Resort N   Cebu   "Excellent dive/snorkel vacation"
Beautiful, small quiet resort on the western coast of Cebu in the central Philippines. No beach, but easy access to great snorkel... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2017   John Grimwood
250+ Dives
 
Ducks Diving/ The Three P Holiday and Dive Resort N   Romblon   "The Three P on Romblon - critters galore"
Three P is run by three brothers, Philipp, Patrick and Peter who hail from Germany. The resort consists of a main building with sp... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2017   Frederick R. Turoff
1000+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon N   Puerto Galera   "Asia Divers at El Galleon"
There are perhaps 50 dive operations in Puerto Galera. The waterfront is wall- to- wall resorts and dive shops. Asia Divers at El Ga... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2017   Frederick R. Turoff
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Society/ El Dorado Beach Resort N   Dumaguete   "El Dorado Beach Resort has excelent diving at very resaonable prices."
This year was my forth trip to the El Dorado Beach Resort in about ten years. The resort has recovered completely from a fire th... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2017   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   Anilao   "Outstanding Muck Dving, Great Resort!"
This surely is one of the top places in the world for muck diving and macro photography! The diversity of strange, unearthly creat... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2017   Tom Baker
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha & More   "Awesome Diving on a Really Good Liveaboard"
This was our second trip on a Siren boat and our first to the Philippines. We liked our first trip with them to Palau and when we ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2017   Gary & Robin Schiendelman
1000+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ ElGalleon N   Puerto Galero   "El Galleon/ Asia Divers, Puerto Galero Philippines"
WOW!!. . . what a fantastic trip. . . we were 11 nites at ElGalleon with 36 dives over 10 days. We give this resort and Asia divers FIV... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2017   ReefEyes
1000+ Dives
 
Dream divers/ Sabang inn and dive resort N   N/A   "Sabang Bay, Puerto Galera"
the bad: a 14 yr. experienced DM ( Jhonry) quit on May 20 due to conflict with mgm't. ; there were biting bugs long after insectidc... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2017   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Anilao Scuba Dive Center N   Anilao   "Anilao diving"
the good: low cost; $104 for 4 nights; very good diving; very good 3- dive/ day operation; very good dive master, Carl. The bad: ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2017   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete N   Dauin   "Nice friendly resort with relaxed and easy critter diving."
Atlantis resort is very nice. It's not cheap by Philippine standards, but compared to other Asian destinations it's a bargain and... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2017   Michael Fritz
250+ Dives
 
Mikes Dive and Beach Resort N   Dauin (Dumaguete)   "Apo Island, Dauin muck diving, Mikes Dive and Beach Resort"
After reading reviews on Trip Advisor I booked 4 nights at Mikes Dive and Beach Resort this past January- - later we decided to stay... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2017   Robert L Short
<100 Dives
 
La Laguna Resort and Divers/ Rented Private house N   Puerto Galera   "One dive in Puerto Galera"
Rented a large house in Puerto Galera with it's own private beach for a week over Christmas- - had talked to a dive shop just down t... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2016   Robert L Short
<100 Dives
 
New Wave Divers Boracay/ Nigi Nigi Too--station 1 N   Bocarcay, Philippines   "Boracay refresher course and dives."
Another trip to the Philippines but its been about a year since I last dove. While in Boracay I decided to dive again and picked ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
12/2016   Robert L Short
<100 Dives
 
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