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Magic Oceans Resort Full report       "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. Full report       "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
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Scandi Dive Resort Full report   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
 
Scandi Divers Full report   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
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
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Anilao Photo Academy Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis, Dumaguete Full report   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
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa/ Atmosphere Full report       "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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report       "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   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
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
El Galleon Full report   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
 
Nelson Scuba/ [same]New Eve's Kiosk Full report       "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 Full report   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
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Asia Divers/ El Galleon Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Azores & Crystal Blue Resort Full report LiveAboard 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Buceo Resort Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Magic Island and Magic Ocean/ Magic Resorts Full report       "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
 
MV Infiniti Full report LiveAboard 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Sipalay Easy Diving and Beach Resort Full report   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 Full report   [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 Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Atmosphere Resort & Spa Full report   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
 
Anilao Photo Academy Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Mermaid Divers Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard 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
6Helpful vote(s) received
Anilao Photo Academy Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Asia Divers/ El Galleon Resort Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Asia Divers/ El Galleon Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
King Solomon Full report   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
 
Liquid Dumaguete Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Sabang Inn Full report   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
 
Aiyanar Beach & Dive Resort Full report   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
 
Amun Ini Full report   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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Asia Divers/ El Galleon Full report       "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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atmosphere Resort & Spa Full report       "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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Atmosphere Resort & Spa Full report       "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
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa Full report   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
 
Magic Island Dive Resort, Moalboal Full report       "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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Takatuka Lodge Full report   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
 
Evolution Dive Resort Full report   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
 
Frontier Scuba/ Ark Bayz Full report   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
 
Scandi Divers Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Resort Full report   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
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Badladz Divers Full report       "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
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report       "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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Atmosphere Resort & Spa Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Island Adventures Dive center/ Casa Mannis Garden Resort Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Mikes Dive and Beach Resort Full report       "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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   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
5Helpful vote(s) received
Acqua Resort & Dive Center Full report   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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Island Adventure Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Magic Island Full report   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
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Aiyanar Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Arkipelago Divers/ Punta Galera Beach and Dive Resort Full report   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 Full report       "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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Atmosphere Resort & Spa Full report       "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
3Helpful vote(s) received
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard     "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
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Full report   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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Ducks Diving/ The Three P Holiday and Dive Resort Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Magic Island Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Beach & Dive Resort Full report   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
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon Full report   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 Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort. Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Solitude One Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Anilao Scuba Dive Center Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Asia Divers/ ElGalleon Full report   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
 
Atlantis Azores Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Dream divers/ Sabang inn and dive resort Full report   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
 
Kasai Village Dive Resort Full report   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
4Helpful vote(s) received
Sanho Dive Centre Full report   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
 
Sanho Dive, Quo Vadis Dive Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete Full report   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
4Helpful vote(s) received
Buceo Anilao Full report   Anilao   "Buceo Anilao "
My wife and I are avid muck lovers!! After going to Lembeh 3 times, Tulamben 3 times and Bangka (which has tons of great macro) 3 ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2017   Alex Mitchell
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   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
 
Magic Island Dive resort Full report   Moaboal   "Amazing find in the Philippines"
Our group took over the whole resort. 11 rooms with 19 guests. The resort is a beautiful homey resort with nice sized rooms, gre... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2017   Jim Willoughby
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard [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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Azores Full report LiveAboard Coron Bay, Puerto Galera   "Coron Bay wrecks worthwhile"
This was my second trip to the Philippines and the Atlantis Resort at Puerto Galera. I never thought I would be back- - I'm really ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
2/2017   Ed Noga
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report       "Atlantis Dive Resport"
... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2017   Marcy Altman
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Puerta Gallera   "Atlantis, Puerta Gallera"
Second time there in about 5 or 6 years. Had heard rumors that the resort had gone downhill, but did not find it that way. Had a... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2017   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Azores Full report LiveAboard Koror Trek   "Atlantis Azores"
Second trip aboard this boat. First time we didn't make it to Koror because of bad weather. ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2017   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
Blue Star Dive Resort Full report   Anda, Bohol   "Very Late Anda, Bohol, Philippines Report"
Sorry guys- - this is a very late report( this trip took place in Jan 2014)- - part 1 of 2. I just joined Undercurrent and not seeing ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2017   Robert L Short
<100 Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Little Mermaid Dive Resort Full report   Malapascua   "Wished for Better Weather But Still Awesome Diving"
This is an SSI- affiliated operation and is a bit cheaper than others on Bounty Beach, which is the main hotel / resorts area in th... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
1/2017   Gianni Zanini
500+ Dives
 
Mikes Dive and Beach Resort Full report   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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Amun Ini Dive/ Amun Ini Full report   Anda, Bohol,   "Philippine Muck"
Booked 4 nights here first, then 6 nights at Atmosphere dive resort in dumaguete. Wished we had stayed longer at Amun Ini, 6 night... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
12/2016   Ted Bemis
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aqua Ventura Divers/ White Chocolate Hills Beach Resort Full report   Negro Oriental   "Great Resort and Dive Operation"
This was our second trip to the Philippines, both times to the southern region of Negro Oriental Island. We arranged the trip ours... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2016   Henry O Ziller
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
La Laguna Resort and Divers/ Rented Private house Full report   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
 
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