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Atlantis Dive Resorts   Dumaguete   "Five star resort with amazing critters"
We arrived after a Raja Ampat cruise in Indonesia.   Dive staff met us at the airport and transferred us and our luggage to a va... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2023   Peter Pinkerton
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
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
 
Crystal Blue Resort   Anilao   "Excellent Resort and Dive Operation"
I really enjoyed this trip! After a 2- hour van ride south from Manila I arrived at Crystal Blue Resort. It is situated on the side... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   Thomas Callen
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Anila Photo Academy   Anilao   "Excellent Way to Improve Photography Skills & Great Blackwater Diving"
An acquaintance recommended that I check out Anilao Photo Academy and I am very glad they did. Rina and Wayne are gracious hosts a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2022   Rik Pavlescak
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor   Central Visayas   "Excellent Liveaboard "
I did the 10 day “Central Visayas” Itinerary. One of several Itineraries that are available depending on which time of year you t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2022   Randy Alexander
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
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Discovery Palawan   Tubbataha   "From Tubbataha to Quarantine Hell"
The diving was amazing in Tubbataha! Pristine reefs, huge schools of fish, mantas, sharks, Napolean Wrasse, baracuda! The boat wa... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
7/2022   Lisa Annaheim
500+ Dives
Photos available
3Helpful vote(s) received
Philippine Aggressor   Tubbataha to Cebu   "From Tubbataha to Cebu"
Boarded the Philippine Aggressor in Puerto Princseca for a 10 night transition trip to Cebu City. We spent 5 days diving the Tubba... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2022   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort   Anilao   "CBR--A Macro Wonderland"
After a 2 1/ 2 van ride from Manila, I arrived at the Crystal Blue Resort (CBR) in Anilao on June 24 for a 10 night stay. It was th... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2022   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Wellbeach Dive Resort/ same   Dumaguete/Dauin   "Less Expensive Option for Diving in Dumaguete/Dauin"
Wellbeach Dive Resort is located about a 15 minute drive south of the Dauin based resorts, so it is a lot closer to Apo Island. Th... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2022   John Crossley
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Private/ Vivere Azure   Anilao   "Always Good"
We had a previous guide arrange the diving for us. He hired the boat and the attendants. We did it because we wanted to stay at Vi... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
7/2022   Rose Mueller
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
3Helpful vote(s) received
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
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Beach and Dive Resort   Dumaguete/Dauin   "Excellent Resort and Dive Operation"
The Pura Vida Beach and Dive Resort, combined with their Sea Explorers dive operation is one of the best dive resorts I've visited... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2022   John Crossley
1000+ Dives
Photos available
3Helpful vote(s) received
Buceo Anilao   Anilao, Philippines   "Fantastic for nudibranchs"
This is nudibranch heaven. I've been there three times now and there have been nudies everywhere. Some are seasonal so there have ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2022   Margaret H Jorgensen
1000+ 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
 
Asia Divers       "The Philippines is open for Diving"
The Philippines is open for Diving Puerto Galera/ Coron April/ May 2022 (skieer@gmail. com) I have been informed by Asia Diver... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2022   Raymond C Villemarette
1000+ Dives
Photos available
3Helpful 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 
Atlantis Dive Resort   Dumaguete   "Beautiful diving at a well-run resort"
Our dive club spent a week at this resort on the island of Negros, one hour flight from Manila, in April 2022. Philippines require... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2022   Cyrus Ginwala
250+ Dives
 
Submariner/ N/A   El Nido, Palawan   "Nice operation, but some room for improvement"
I wasn't planning on diving El Nido, but our group detoured there when our liveaboard to Tubbataha cancelled due to the coronaviru... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2020   Carol D Cox
1000+ Dives
Photos available
4Helpful vote(s) received
Blue Ribbon Divers/ Blue Ribbon Dive Resort   Anilao   "Good value with a small dive operation"
Anilao is not easy to get to and not cheap. We traveled from Puerta Gulera by fast boat and then a private van and it was clsoe to... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
1/2020   Eileen J Councill
500+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Sea Explorers Malapascua, Cabilao,   Malapascua, Cabilao, Dauin   "Great Dive Trip to 3 different locations Pre-Covid Shutdown"
My dive buddy and I had decided we wanted to go to a couple different islands in the Visayas area of the Philippine Islands. We us... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
1/2020   Claire Rausch
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Scandi Divers   Puerto Galera   "Great value for the money"
Getting to PG is not for the faint of heart. It's a plane to Manila, bus to the port, ferry to the island, and boat to the resort. ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
12/2019   Eileen J Dietrich
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
S/Y Philippine Siren LiveAboard Visayas   "Excellent boat, great service and really great diving!! "
This was my first trip to Philippines and I will be back soon! From the first day we met the agent, this was a really good operat... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2019   David C Kinney
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Live Aboard LiveAboard Cebu   "12 days around Cebu island"
This was my 3rd trip on this boat, so I really like it. The whole trip was great, but the highlights for most on the boat were th... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2019   Craig Howe
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Marco Vincent   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
Atlantis Azores/ Atlantis Dumaguete LiveAboard Dumaguete   "Phillipine hospitality"
[This was a combination trip in that we had a total of 4 nights in the Atlantis Dumaguete resort and 10 nights on the Atlantis Azo... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   Paul Neis
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts   Dumaguete   "2nd trip to Dumaguete this year"
I was there in May and the manager kept telling me I had to come back, so I told him I'd been trying to get on their live aboard A... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   Craig Howe
1000+ Dives
 
Evolution Dive Resort   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
Quo Vadis   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts   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
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Buceo Anilao   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
3Helpful vote(s) received
S/Y Philippine Siren LiveAboard     "Siren Cebu Liveaboard"
This 10 day itinerary circles the entire island of Cebu, starting and ending at the Cebu Yacht Club. Three daylight dives every d... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
7/2019   Andrew Robbins
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Scandi Dive Resort   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   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
S/Y Philippine Siren 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
Crystal Blue Resort       "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   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 
Atlantis, Dumaguete   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
 
Anilao Photo Academy   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
Atmosphere Resort & Spa/ Atmosphere       "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
Asia Divers/ El Galleon   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
Crystal Blue Resort   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
MV Infiniti 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida   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
Magic Island and Magic Ocean/ Magic Resorts       "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
 
Crystal Blue Resort   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
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
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
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
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
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
 
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
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
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
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
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
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
 
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
 
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
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
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
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
 
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
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
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
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
 
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
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
 
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
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
 
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
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
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   Anilao   "Anilao is Big on the Small Stuff"
Anilao is famous for muck diving and when you go muck diving you expect to see weird stuff. We were not disappointed! We flew n... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2016   Eric Eckes
1000+ Dives
 
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
Atmosphere Resort & Spa Full report   Dauin, Negros Oriental   "Spectacular muck diving at an A+ resort!"
Atmosphere Resort offers some of the best diving I've ever experienced, anywhere, and the resort is the best I've ever experienced... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
9/2016   Natasha Starkovsky
250+ Dives
5Helpful vote(s) received
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard Visayas - Cebu, Bohol, Apo, Ne   "Great service, diverse diving"
We chose this trip because of the diversity of the dive sites visited. There were shark and whale shark dives, muck dives, drift ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2016   Lenore Neigeborn
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ [same] Full report       "Atlantis Puerto Galera"
Third time back to the resort with Haas photographers. Good food, staff and great easy diving and crew... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2016   D.Demming
1000+ Dives
 
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
Azores Liveaboard Full report LiveAboard Tubbataha   "Pelagics! Pelagics! Pelagics!"
AZORES TUBBATAHA REVIEW Boarded the Azores live- aboard for a 7 night dive trip to the Tubbataha reef system in Puerto Princessa... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Buceo Anilao Beach & Dive Resort Full report   Anilao, Philippines   "GREAT"
[. . . ] ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2016   Joe Samplin
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete Full report       "Recommend"
We spent six nights at Atlantis Dumaguete after a week on the Atlantis Azores liveaboard. It takes a full day to get from Puerto ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2016   Brian Morrow
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard Tubbataha   "Seriously Amazing Diving in Tubbataha"
I've now seen some pretty spectacular reefs and these are at the top of my list in terms of health, diversity, and overall experie... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Angela Richards Dona
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atmosphere Resort & Spa Full report   Dumaguete   "Great Diving"
Great Muck Diving Feb/ March! Various Species with eggs. Water temp in the high 70's Resort was extremely accommodating and thanks... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2016   Richard Hunter
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   Anilao   "Crystal Blue Dive Resort - Anilao"
We did a split trip to the Philippines - 5 days in Anilao and 7 days across the bay in Puerto Galera at Atlantis. We were there t... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2016   BRUCE VERSTEEGH
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Puerto Galera   "Cold water surprise in Puerto Galera"
In October, 2014, we were at Atlantis Resort on Dumaguete. . . water was warm (end of summer). But, February in the Philippines? Wint... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2016   Donald K. Wilson
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Dumaguete, Negros   "Good trip but disappointed in missing the livaboard"
Superbly run facility;both as a dive operation and as an Inn and restauraunt. Unfortunately our livaboard was in an unplanned dryd... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2015   D.Demming
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Puerto Galera   "Atlantis-Puerto Galera- Phillipines"
Dove at Puerto Galera in May 2013. Divemasters are good at pointing out small stuff, like snake eels and smaller marine life burie... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2015   Edward Leibowitz
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Negros   "Atlantis Dumaguete "
Please refer to my trip report for Atlantis Puerto Galera for general comments about the Atlantis resorts operations. I visited b... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2015   Jeff Robertson
500+ Dives
 
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