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Eagle Point Resort Full report   Anilao   This trip consisted of 18 divers from all over the US. We picked Eagle point for several reasons. We wanted less stairs than some... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2013   Jim Willoughby
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
EASY DIVING / THALATTA Full report   DUMAGUETE   FLIGHT FROM MANILA ON PHILIPPINE AIRLINES WAS ON TIME WITH AN EXCELLENT PLANE AND NO CHARGES FOR MY BAGS OR CARRY ONS. TRANSFERS TO... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2009   BENJAMIN GLICK
1000+ Dives
 
Easy Diving/ Thalatta Full report   Negros Oriental (Dumaguete)   Thallata is quiet, new, and very nice. Only 10 guest rooms, soon to be 12, which will be it. Restaurant has a moderate- sized men... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2008   Carl Scott
250+ Dives
 
EasyDiving/ Thalatta Beach Resort Full report   Dumaguete   After diving for a week in Malapascua, we traveled down to Thalatta Beach Resort which is in Zamboinguinta, south of Dumaguete. T... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2009   Jason Pellegatto
250+ Dives
 
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
 
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El Galleon/ Asia Divers Full report   Puerto Galera, Anilao & Donsol   I stayed at El Galleon while in Puerto Galera. One CANNOT do wrong staying here. It is only 3 minutes walk from the fun stuff in S... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2009   David Richardson
250+ Dives
 
El Galleon Dive Resort   Mindora   "The Wow Moment at Isla Verde"
Most dives follow a typical pattern. Get ready, backflip or stride in, assemble the group, blow some air, and descend together. C... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2022   Patrick Ritter
500+ Dives
 
Evolution Dive Resort Full report   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
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
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
 
Exotic Full report   Malapasqua   The good: we saw Thresher sharks 3 of the 4 mornings that we got up at 4 or 5 am to go see them and twice they were circling for a... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
5/2011   Karen Guthrie
250+ Dives
 
Exotic Dive Resort Full report   Malapascua Island   Exotic Dive Resort is the first one to develop thresher shark encounters on Malapascua Island in Northern Visayas. The resort is v... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
3/2012   Stanley Zuk
1000+ Dives
 
Exotic Divers/ Malapascua Exotic Island Resort Full report   Malapascua   Exotic Divers and resort is a 5- Star operation. The staff are friendly, helpful and efficient. The dive centre 'top notch, ' The fo... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2010   Bob Penhearow
<100 Dives
 
Exotic Island Dive Resort Full report   Malapascua   Philippine Airlines (PAL) has the only direct flights from LAX to Manila. The flights were completely full both ways. The Sports... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2007   Gayle & Bob Bringas
500+ Dives
 
Exotic Island Dive Resort Malapascua       "Malapascua: Better than Ever?"
[Malapascua: Better than Ever? This was my forth trip to Malapascua in the past 25 years, with about ten years since my last vi... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2023   John Crossley
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Exotic Island Dive Resort Malapascua   Malapascua   "Fine week on Malapascua"
Anyone travelling to Malapascua is probably wanting to see thresher sharks. There’s good news – the sharks have moved from Monad s... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2023   Frederick R. Turoff
1000+ Dives
 
Exotic Island Dive Resort Malapascua   Malapascua   "Fine week on Malapascua"
Anyone travelling to Malapascua is probably wanting to see thresher sharks. There’s good news – the sharks have moved from Monad s... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2023   Frederick R. Turoff
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Exotic Island Divers Full report   Malapascua   From Cebu City, getting to Malapascua takes a 3 hour car ride and an additional 45 minute boat ride. If you land at night after f... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
5/2009   Jason Pellegatto
250+ Dives
 
Exotic Resort Divers/ Exotic Dive Resort Full report   Malapascua   Malapascua bills itself as the place on the planet for Thresher shark encounters (Monad Shoal). It delivered, with Thresher sighti... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
11/2009   Graham
250+ Dives
 
Expedition Fleet/ Borneo Explorer Full report LiveAboard Tubbataha reef   Tubbataha was highly over rated; the first 2 days had mostly brown reefs, sand, some grass, and usual tropical fishes; it was sort... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2010   Eldon Okazaki
500+ Dives
 
Expedition Fleet/ Stella Maris Explorer & Oceanic Exp Full report LiveAboard Tubbataha   1) Stella Maris Explorer – Transition trip, Batangas to Puerto Princesa. The transition trip offers dives at Apo Reef, Cuyo Is... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
3/2010   Robert Flatt
500+ Dives
 
Expedition Fleet/ Oceanic Explorer Full report LiveAboard Tubbataha Reef   We were in Cabin A1. A1 and A2 have more space than A3 and A4, because A1 and A2 do not have the storage that A3 and A4 have. A3... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2007   Gayle & Bob Bringas
500+ Dives
 
Explorer fleet/ Apo Explorer Full report   Tubbataha Reef in the Sulu Sea   Tubbataha is a remote uninhabited area, a world heritage site, and an 11 hour boat overnight boat ride from Puerta Princess on the... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2009   Kay
250+ 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
 
Fun Dive Asia/ Vittion Beach Full report   Donsol   We went to the Donsol area to see the whale sharks (see separate report) and a day of diving was included in our package. In a wo... Full report  
2 stars
2 stars  
5/2010   Laura Todd
250+ Dives
 
Genesis Divers/ Peter's House Full report   Bohol   good: it was low cost; down the street was Aquatica where you can get meals for 88 Peso; Trudi 's also has low cost food; the w... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2013   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Halo Dive Resort Full report   Anilao   "Excellent Choice for an Anilao Resort"
For 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
 
Infiniti Liveaboard LiveAboard Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park   "Excellent Liveaboard Dive Trip at Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park"
The operation of the Infiniti liveaboard was excellent and I would definitely go with them again. The dive operations were efficie... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
6/2023   Joseph Muratore
1000+ Dives
 
Infiniti Liveaboard   Tubbataha   "Great diving in Tubbataha"
We had been to Tubbataha in 2016 (on the Azores) and always wanted to go back. Pre- Covid, it seemed like the boats to Tubbataha bo... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2022   Alice Ribbens
1000+ Dives
4Helpful 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
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
Johhny's Dive 'n' Fun/ Paras Beach Resort Full report   Camiguin   The diving - pretty good. Some sites are rocky, with scattered corals, but plenty of fish and invertebrate life. Others are dens... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2012   Carl D Scott
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Johnny's Dive/ Paras Beach Resort Full report   Camiguin Island   Paras Beach Resort & Johnny’s Dive, Camiguin Island, Philippines Diving July 2008, Visibility 30- 100+ depending on site. Water ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2008   John Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Kasai Dive Academy/ Kasai Village Resort   Moalboal & Oslob   "New adventures at Kasai Village Resort"
Kasai Village is a lovely resort on the southwest coast of Cebu. Having travelled many hours from Malapascua, we were all happy to... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2023   Frederick R. Turoff
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Kasai Village Full report   Moalboal, Cebu Island   "great dive operator"
From 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Kasai Village Full report   Cebu   The resort is quite nice. Well maintained, pleasant staff, good restaurant. But the dive operation was iffy - - it looked like ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2012   Robert M Ayers
250+ Dives
 
Kasai Village Full report   Moalboal, Cebu   We spent a week at the beginning of June, 2010 at Kasai Village resort in Moalboal, in the Central Visayas. Kasai is a pretty lit... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2010   Robin A Masson
250+ Dives
 
Kasai Village Dive & Spa Resort Full report   Cebu/Moalboal   "Great diving and resort"
We 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
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
Kasai Village Resort & Spa Full report   Moalboal, Cebu Island   "Inexpensive & Good Diving"
Kasai 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 Full report   Moalboal, Cebu Island   "Inexpensive & Good Diving"
Kasai 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Kasai Village/ Marine Village Full report   Moalboal, Cebu   Crashed at Microtel Mactan Island near Cebu Airport after long travel from Eastcoast- Euro Hip and a good moderate priced alternat... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2009   Michael rosenberg
250+ Dives
 
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
 
La Chevrerie Full report   Anilao   "An Anilap resort that doesn't have a lot of steps to climb daily"
We 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
La Laguna Beach Resort Full report   Puerto Galera   The diving was very good. The corals in this area seem to be in very good shape, although there were very few big fish. The dive... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2003   Douglas Hansen
100+ Dives
 
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
 
Let's Dive Palawan/ N/A   Puerto Princesa   "if you have time in Puerto Princesa before or after a liveaboard"
We had a few days in Puerto Princesa after doing back to back weeks on the Infiniti Liveaboard in Tubbataha. When we were planning... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
6/2022   Alice Ribbens
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Liquid/ Amontillado Full report   Dumaguete   First, let me make clear the dive operator Liquid and my accommodations at Amontillado Dive Resort were A- 1. My concern is with th... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
6/2013   Bonnie McKenna
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Liquid Full report   Negros, Dumaguete, Dauin   Liquid is a brand- new dive operation built from scratch by owners Tim and Zoe Latimer, who previously managed dive operation... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2011   Greg Liebman
500+ 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
Liquid Dumaguete Full report   Dauin   The coast of Dauin or south of Dumaguete was severely damaged by the storm and surge that hit the area in Dec. 2011. Several reso... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2012   Craig W. Norris
<100 Dives
 
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
 
Magic Island/ [same]Magic Island Dive Resort   Moaboal   "Very Nice Resort With Lots of Wall Dives"
In the past 15 years I had three visits to Moaboal, but to less quality resorts than Magic Island Dive Resort. In 2019, I had a gr... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2022   John Crossley
1000+ Dives
1Helpful 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
 
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
Magic Island Full report       The macro life is amazing and the guides are expert at finding macro opportunities. In addition to the typical South Pacific ma... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2011   Tom Reynolds
500+ Dives
 
Magic Island & Magic Oceans/ https://magicresorts.online   Magic Island & Magic Oceans   "Magic Island/Magic Oceans Combo: Very Good Diving!"
After 3 years of Covid delays, our group of 14 finally made it to the Philippines. Magic Island on Cebu Island (Moalboal area) was... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2023   Michael Wood
1000+ Dives
Photos available
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
 
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
Magic Island Dive Resort/ same Full report       My Philippines Adventure – 4/ 18/ 2013 to 4/ 28/ 2013 The Trip to the Philippines On Thursday, April 18th at 3: 00 AM, I awoke and... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2013   Patricia A. Sinclair
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Magic Island Dive Resort Full report   Moalboal, Cebu Island   Well worth the 24+ hour travel from U. S. and Europe. Best routing through Hong Kong, KL or Singapore, non- stops then to Cebu City... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2010   Michael
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
Magic Island Resort Full report   [CebuN/A]   Great attitude of staff made the entire time enjoyable. The 2 1/ 2 hour drive to the resort made New York City driving seem tame by... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2011   Richard R Kimball
250+ Dives
 
Magic Ocean   Anda Bohol   "Magic Ocean Resort, Bohol Philippines is very nice"
I have previously been to Magic Island Resort in Moalboal, Cebu Philippines. I went to Magic Ocean Resort because I had a great ex... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   Greg Oppenhuizen
1000+ Dives
 
Magic Oceans/ Magic Oceans Dive Resort Full report   Bohol   "Lovely dive resort!"
Lovely, modern, well kept up dive resort with spacious bungalows and a delightful pool area. Dive area well done with individual e... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2016   Larry Eggert
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
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
 
Malapascua Exotic Beach Resort Full report   Malapascua Island   Malapascua Exotic Beach Resort, Philippines July, 2004 John Crossley This is one of the very best dive values I’ve ever seen... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2004   John Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort Full report   N. Mindanao   the good: 3 tanks of nitrox per day of boat diving; incl. dives at Camiguin island; very spacious resort the bad: pay for dinne... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2009   Eldon Okazaki
500+ Dives
 
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort.   Northern Mindanao   "Great Diving Again In the Philippines"
It was great to get back in the water again after missing two whole years. The Philippines is open again for tourism although som... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2022   John Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort.   Northern Mindanao   "Great Diving Again In the Philippines"
It was great to get back in the water again after missing two whole years. The Philippines is open again for tourism although som... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2022   John 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
 
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
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort. Full report       "Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort"
I 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
 
Mantangale Dive Resort Full report   Mindanao   I reported last year that I thought the Mantangale Dive Resort is the best dive value I've ever seen. This year was my fifth trip... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2009   John Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Mantangale Dive Resort Full report       Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort, Philippines Diving June 2008. Visibility 40- 100+ depending on site. Water Temp. 82. Mantanga... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2008   John Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Marco Vincent Full report   Puerto Galera, White Beach   "Best trip ever. Best People ever."
I was met and greeted by name (Mr. Ted)at the Manila airport by resort personnel, taken to the ferry in Batangas (two hour driv... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2019   Theodore C Recupero
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Marco Vincent Full report       "Marco Vincent Dive Resort"
Long way to go but well worth the journey. Marco Vincent staff handle all transfers so it is made as easy as possible. Their hotel... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
10/2016   kaye a basedow
100+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Marco Vincent Full report   Puerto Galera   "Great trip to Marco Vincent, Puerto Galera, Philippines"
All 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Marco Vincent Full report   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
 
Marco Vincent Dive/ [same]MArco Vincent Dive Resort Full report   [N/A]Puerto Galera, Mindoro   "Very good diving w variable quality of Divemasters, 50 min limit"
Hotel room comfortable & clean and staff there very helpful. The dive boat had a roomy layout and dive staff very helpful, efficie... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   Susan Molchan
1000+ Dives
 
Marco Vincent Dive Resort   White Beach, Puerto Galera   "Excellent Dive Trip"
The resort and the dive operations were efficiently handled and I have only good things to say about staff, dive operations, divem... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2023   Joseph Muratore
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Marco Vincent Dive Resort   Puerto Galera   "Concierge Service at Marco Vincent Dive Resort"
My two buddies and I made 47 dives (June 4- 20) during a 19- day stay at the Marco Vincent Dive Resort in June 2022. We focused on ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2022   Joel Bergsma
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Marco Vincent Dive Resort Full report       "Great trip to Marco Vincent Dive Resort, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, PI"
I 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Marco Vincent Dive Resort Full report   Mindoro Island   "An Oasis in the Philippines"
An 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Marco Vincent Resort & Dive Center Full report       "Great Muck Diving"
Just 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
Marine Village Dive House Full report   Cebu   Caters to a lot of Japanese divers, but all are welcome. Very efficient and professional operation. Dive staff has been in place f... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2008   Mike Anderson
100+ Dives
 
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
Mike's Dauin Beach Resort   Dauin   "Excellent Family atmosphere"
This was our 23rd trip to the Philippines and our 20th time staying at Mike's; needless to say, we are quite happy with the resort... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2023   Frank and Debbie Crosby
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Mike's Dive/ [same]El Dorado Resort Full report   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
2Helpful 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
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
Moana; Plankton, palawan/ White view Paradise; Nido bay Full report   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
 
Munting Buhaning beach camp Full report   Nasugbu   Nasugbu is about a 4 hour bus ride from Manila. I stayed in a beach camp with several hotel style rooms, tree houses, and nipa hu... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
3/2009   Chris Stack
<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
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
Neptune Divers/ Maya's Native Retreat Full report   moalboal   I knew it was risky to travel in the rainy season. But my first stop was not bad. Pescador Island is a good dive. The corals an... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2012   Craig W. Norris
<100 Dives
 
New Wave Divers Boracay/ Nigi Nigi Too--station 1 Full report   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
 
Pacifico Azul Full report   Anilao   th good: the diving was very good; they had security; the resident DM certainly pointed out many critters but defered to the mana... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2009   Eldon Okazaki
500+ Dives
 
Padre Burgos Full report   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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Paul's/ Liberty's Full report   Apo Island   Undercurrent readers are up- front and personally aware of the sorry state of the world’s marine environment. So shout out loud wh... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
12/2010   John Woolley
250+ Dives
 
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