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S/Y Philippine Siren Y   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/ Atlantis Dumaguete Y   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
 
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
 
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
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   [N/A]   "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
 
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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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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   [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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Atlantis Azores Y   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
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Azores Y   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
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   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
 
Solitude One Y   Tubbataha   "Beautiful boat, fantastic dive site"
Solitude One is a beautiful 170 foot steel hulled vessel. The boat is full equipped for a comfortable dive trip from Puerto Prince... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2016   Bonnie McKenna
1000+ Dives
 
Azores Liveaboard Y   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
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   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
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   [N/A]   "Tubbataha Reef: far away for just 18 dives!"
After reading so much about the Philippines Tubbataha Reef, I finally decided to go even though it will be a very long trip from M... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2016   Raymond Haddad
250+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   [N/A]   "Philippine Siren 215"
The Siren is an amazing boat. The cabins are huge by live aboard standards. There is plenty of room and storage in the cabins. V... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
8/2015   Richard Hart
250+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha to Cebu   "Tubbataha on the Siren: Great & Not-So-Great"
The Great: Definitely among the top 5- 7 dive itineraries I've been on in past 25 years. Comparable to Raja Ampat in terms of hea... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2015   Michael Wood
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Azores Y   Dumaguete   "Phillipines Dream Trip"
Atlantis runs a wonderful dive operation. We started at the Atlantis Dumaguete hotel for a few days. The diving was done from ca... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2015   Elaine Wachtel
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Southern Leyte   "Southern Leyte with the Siren"
This is a large boat (130') with 8 rooms and various configurations. We booked with the superb staff (Mike) at Reef & Rainforest, ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
2/2015   Gari Sisk
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Y   Cebu/Malapascua   "Thresher shark heaven, but not for us"
The first week of our two week Cebu adventure was on board the Azores, diving around the island of Malapascua, with the goal of se... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2015   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Y   Tubbataha   Tubbataha Reefs, Palawan Province – Philippines Atlantis Azores Live- Aboard May 17- 24, 2014 Tubbata... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
5/2014   Mel Cundiff
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Tubbataha   This is my first trip to the Philippines and I'm coming back. The Siren is a very comfortable ship with lots of room for anything ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2014   Mario Mizrahi
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Y   Between Tubbataha and Cabilao   "From Cabilao to Tubbataha"
I was on a 10- day trip aboard the S/ Y Philippine Siren, with the ultimate destination being the Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park. If ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2014   Jorge J. More
250+ Dives
 
Asiaqua/ MV Seadoors Y   Tubbataha   Due to an unprofessional and polemic dive operator we went on this vacation with mixed feelings, fearful of a bad experience. Once... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
5/2013   Ralph
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Azores Liveaboard Y   Tubbataha Reef   This was a trip with Duane Silverstein of Seacology to dive as well as visit a Seacology village site where Seacology was providin... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2013   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores Y   Tubbataha   Organization ruled as late afternoon we headed toward the liveaboard trip to Tubbataha Marine Park. Atlantis resort staff facilita... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
4/2013   Jeanne Reeder
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Azores Y   Southern Leyte   RE: Atlantis Azores Southern Leyte Safari January 2013 Let me start by saying I really struggle with giving negative dive repor... Full report  
1 stars
2 stars  
1/2013   Curt Thompson
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report Y   Southern Visayas   A 16 hour flight from LAX to Cebu with an hour or so lay0ver in Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific. Interestingly the seats on the plane... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2012   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report Y   Anilao to Coron   The boat is very nice. Cabins are roomy, although there is very limited storage for bags or clothes. More hooks and shelves woul... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
11/2011   ann mcgrath
500+ Dives
 
Philippine Siren Full report Y   Southern Visayas   The Philippine Siren is a fairly spacious live- aboard that is kept clean and picked- up. It has 2 sailing masts that are for show n... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2011   Michael J. Millet
1000+ Dives
 
WORLDWIDE SAIL & DIVE Full report Y   VISAYAS   I HAVE WRITTEN A LETTER TO THE PRESIDENT OF WORLDWIDE SAIL & DIVE (WWS&D) TO COMMENT ON SEVERAL PROBLEMS WITH THE PHILIPPINE SIREN... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2011   Walt Brenner
1000+ Dives
 
Worldwide Dive & Sail/ Philippine Siren Full report Y   Tubbataha, Apo & S. Visayas   A comfortable phinise schooner. Spacious cabins & saloon, bathrooms are a little small relatively. Large dive deck area with indiv... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
6/2011   Martin Roberts
500+ Dives
 
Worldwide Dive and Sail/ S/Y Philippine Siren Full report Y   Coron to Boracay   The boat and crew were great! The diving not what I expected…. The dive deck crew had your equipment all ready for you when t... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2011   Lisa Vitale
500+ Dives
 
Vascots Full report Y   Subic Bay   First of all this is bay diving and the water clarity can range from good to non- existent. On one of our dives we had another dive... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2011   R Villemarette
100+ Dives
 
Expedition Fleet/ Borneo Explorer Full report Y   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
 
Atlantis Azores Full report Y   Tubbataha then Donsol   The Atlantis Azores is a well- run boat with a caring and detailed crew. Captains Paul and Randy have a fine crew who all went to e... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2010   Frederick R. Turoff
500+ Dives
 
Worldwide Dive & Sail/ Philippine Siren Full report Y   Tubbataha & Southern Visayas   I was not overly impressed with the diving in the Tubbataha area; perhaps because of the weather the first few days we were there. ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2010   Janet Czapski
1000+ Dives
 
Expedition Fleet/ Stella Maris Explorer & Oceanic Exp Full report Y   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
 
Stella Maris Full report Y   Apo Reef, Coron, Verde Island   This was our first trip to the Philippines, as part of a FAM (familiarization) group of eight. Our routing was Pittsburgh, Houston... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2008   Jeanne & Bill Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Expedition Fleet/ Oceanic Explorer Full report Y   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
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   [N/A]   "Enjoyable diving"
Great operation for "older" divers. . lots of help with gear and boats! Good destination for the solo diver. EVERYONE workin... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
11/2019   Charlene Spencer
500+ Dives
 
Sogod Bay Scuba Resort N   Southern Leyte   "So good in Southern Leyte, Philippines"
... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2019   Louis Sparks
100+ Dives
 
Marco Vincent N   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
 
Dive Spot Asia Beach Resort N   Cebu   "far away from hurly burly"
Dive Spot Asia Beach Resort 3. 5 hours transfer through rush hour traffic Cebu is no fun at all after a long and tiring flight fro... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2019   Michael Joest
1000+ Dives
 
Devocean Divers Malapascua/ Hippocampus Beach Resort N   Malapascua   "Thresher Sharks"
Malapascua Hippocampus + Devocean Divers When I checked my list of creatures I put on a “must see”, I found many tick of meaning... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2019   Michael Joest
1000+ Dives
 
Marco Vincent Dive/ [same]MArco Vincent Dive Resort N   [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
 
Crystal Blue Resort N   [N/A]Anilao   "Excellent diving, emphasis on photographers, better service if big SLR"
Beautiful resort with excellent food, very helpful staff. Camera room is amazing, temp controlled and over a dozen stations set up... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2019   Susan Molchan
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
 
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
 
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
 
Sogod Bay Scuba Resort N   Sogod Bay   "Not Very Well Known, but Great Place to Dive"
Watch my video about this trip: [. . . ] Dates of Visit: August 21, 2019 – September 1, 2019 Background ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2019   Valera Sakhnenko
100+ 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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Puerto Galera   "Decent Service, Good Food, OK Accommodations"
Getting to the resort including flying into Manila, spending a night at an airport hotel (The Belmont is a quick walk away) and ge... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2019   Rik Pavlescak
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts N   Dumaguete   "Pleasant Dive Trip--Everything Good"
This resort was better than its sister property in Puerto Galera in terms of luxury, layout, and amenities. The dining area is on ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2019   Rik Pavlescak
250+ 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
 
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
 
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
 
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   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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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   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   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 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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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