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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
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
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete Dive Resort   Dumaguete   "Dumaguete "
I returned to Dumaguete after 15 years and stayed at the same resort which had been upgraded and added on with many more rooms. R... Full report  
3 stars
2 stars  
4/2022   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort/ Crystal Blue Full report   Anilao   "Crystal Blue, Anilao, Philippines"
After a 14 hour flight from LAX to Manila direct we drove about 2 and 1/ 2 hours to the resort built on the side of a hill. My nic... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2015   Anne Warburton
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard 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
 
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Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Puerta Galera   Have been to Atlantis Resort about 5- 6 years ago. Accomodations were the same - cave- like rooms built up the hill. The surprise ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2011   Anne Warburton
250+ 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
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Full report   Visayas   "Visayas - Dauin and Pura Vida Resort"
The resort was our second favorite of the four Sea- Explorer locations and is located on a quiet island with beautiful views of the... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
3/2016   BOB HUCKABEE
500+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Full report       "Visayas - Alona Beach and Alona Vida Resort"
If partying and the beach scene is the focus of your vacation then this is an okay choice, but if diving is your focus I do not re... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2016   BOB HUCKABEE
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Full report       "Visayas - Cabalo"
The resort The Pura Vida resort is beautiful and sits on a remote, quiet island. The island didnít have electricity until 2015. ... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
4/2016   BOB HUCKABEE
500+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Full report   Visayas   "Visayas with Sea Explores at Malapascua and Ocean Vida Resort"
The resort We stayed 5 nights in an upgraded ocean view room in March 2016. I recommend the upgrade, especially if you can get a... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
3/2016   BOB HUCKABEE
500+ Dives
 
Seadoors LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Quo Vadis Dive Resort       "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
 
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
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Azores Full report   Tubbataha   "Tubbataha"
The Atlantis Azores cabins are a bit tight but the air conditioning and the ensuite facilities worked well. Our cabin had bunk b... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2016   Brian Morrow
500+ Dives
 
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
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
Philippine Fun Divers/ Isis Bungalows Full report   Panglao Island (Bohol)   Alone beach is a popular tourist destination in this area, consisting of perhaps 1 km of white sand beach, packed with hotels and ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
1/2012   Carl D Scott
250+ Dives
 
Peter's Dive Resort Full report   Southern Leyte   My 2nd trip here. Corals in some places are in excellent health, but no place has limitless reefs. Other site are more mixed, wi... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2012   Carl D Scott
250+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   Anilao, Batangas   Great macro, over- priced everything. First, the diving. Visibility was low, as a result of it being at the tail end of the rainy... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2011   Carl D Scott
250+ Dives
 
Peter's Dive Resort Full report   Southern Leyte   Peter's is about a 4 hour drive from the Tacloban airport, private van was negotiated down to 3, 000 pesos, or USD $70 at the curre... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2011   Carl D Scott
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Puerto Galera   After having a wonderful time the previous year in Dumaguete, I decided to return to the Philippines to see the Puerto Galera area... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2013   Carol Sommers
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts       "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
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Azores Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete Full report   Negros Oriental   "Exceptionally good dive resort and diving"
Very well- run operation, with reps to assist travelers at Manila and Dumaguete airports. Up to 5 boat dives per day available. Exc... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2014   D. S. Davis
500+ Dives
 
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 Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Azores Liveaboard Full report LiveAboard 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 Dive Resorts Full report   Puerto Galera   This was my second trip to Atlantis Puerto Galera. The diving was about what I remembered. Reasonably healthy reefs with a reaso... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2013   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Puerto Galera   As with Atlantic Dumaguete there are many pluses about Atlantis Puerto Galera. The people (dive guides, restaurant staff, etc. et... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
2/2011   David E Reubush
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Dumaguete   There are many pluses about Atlantis Dumaguete. The people (dive guides, restaurant staff, etc. etc. ) are all great. They aim to... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
2/2011   David E Reubush
500+ Dives
 
atmosphere resort/ atmosphere resort and spa Full report   Dumuaguete   beautiful resort, good service, dive operation as good as it gets. getting on an off the boat was difficult; shore entry and when... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2011   Deb Berglund
500+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   anilao   Diving primarily muck, not much wide- angle photography. Night dives very good. Layering of wetsuits advised as temps had some... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2013   Deborah Berglund
1000+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumaguete Full report   Dumaguete   "Great Trip!"
This trip was organized and led by Dave Hass and booked through Deep Blue Adventures. Both did an excellent job making sure that ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
9/2014   Dorothy McDonald
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis - Puerto Galera Full report   North - Island of Mindoro   The diving was very colorful. You go here for the small stuff - all kinds of interesting critters from orangatan crabs to frog fi... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2012   Dorotrhy McDonald
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Dumaguete   "Good muck diving"
The muck diving was pretty good. It is not as good as the Lembeh Strait, but it is easier to get to and not quite as expensive. ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2015   Douglas Hansen
500+ Dives
 
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   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
 
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
 
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
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Azores Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Nelson Scuba/ [same]New Eve's Kiosk       "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   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
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
 
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
 
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
 
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
Diver Dream/ Sabang Inn Full report   Puerto Galera   "Sabang bay diving"
There was no real bad; the sea was slightly chilly once at 28 deg. C. The other bad was forgetting to pack or bring 10ppm colloid... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2016   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Diver Dream Full report   Puerto Galera   "good sabang bay diving"
The bad: 26 or 27 deg. C is still cold with a 3 mm wetsuit in April; the bad news is that the Sabang Inn was upgraded or moderniz... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2015   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Sea Dive Hotel Full report   Coron, Busuanga island   "Wreck diving at Coron, Philippines "
The good: short dives in 28 deg. C water; except for Barracuda lake which had 37 - 39 deg. C); short dives for deep dives ( 39 Meter... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2015   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
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
 
Sabang Inn Full report   Sabang/ Puerto Galera   the good: the most jolly diver (ever, in my 24 yr. of diving) was Koni ( from Lucerne, Switzerland);he was very over- obese but st... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2013   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ 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
Polaris resort Full report   Cabilao island   the good: the coral and reefs were a lot better than nearby Panglao island; very colorful reefs; lots of clown fishes; some new ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2013   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Sunbeam Marine resort Full report   Anilao   the good: food about a block from the resort was good and very cheap ( ~ 1/ 15 (40 peso, or $0. 94) the cost of resort dinner ($15);... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2012   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
White Beach Divers Full report   Boracay   the good: 500 peso/ nite incl. fan, tv in room. sm. table chairs and sm. cabinet BUT no en suite bathroom. ; at that time the exchg... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
5/2012   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Seaquest Dive Center/ Sumisid Lodge Full report   Moalboal   the bad: biting bugs in room and parlor; but, once mentioned, they sprayed my room and used mosquitos repellant candle; Sumisid lo... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2011   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Peter's Resort Full report   South Leyte   the bad: to save money, you can take the public bus from Tacloban to Peter's resort, 5 hrs. (~140 pesos for seniors); the private t... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2011   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Dive with Chot/ Sabang Inn Full report   Mindoro island   The good: very good diving (compared to Tubbataha reef); low season, very few divers at Sabang Inn, lots of room and service from ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2010   Eldon Okazaki
500+ 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
 
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
 
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
 
Acacia Dive Resort Full report   Anilao   "Anilao is good but book wisely!"
The resort is touted to be the best in Anilao - my dive guide mentioned it was one of the most luxurious resorts in the area. At ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2014   Eric Escobar
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Mindoro and Negros   "Long travel, interesting dives, a good overall experience"
Both Atlantis resorts were top notch. The food was excellent, the resort staff was genuinely friendly and helpful. The dive operat... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2015   Everette Strahl
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Azores & Crystal Blue Resort 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   Anilao   ALL GOOD. . . DIVING, RESORT, & FOOD. NO SURPRISES. ALL WENT ACCORDING TO PLAN. DIVING WAS EXCELLENT WITH LOTS OF VARIETY CLOSE TO THE RES... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2014   Gail M King
1000+ Dives
 
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
 
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 Full report   Anilao   "A well-kept secret that offers many types of diving"
When a planned trip to Africa was postponed a year, we were left with non- refundable airline tickets that we needed to use before ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
11/2014   Greg White
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report       "Good for MACRO"
The only negatives here are the long bus ride from Manila and getting on and off pangas for diving. But the DMs do a great job of... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2015   Helena Soler
250+ 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
Sea Explorers/ Pura Vida Beach and Dive Resort Full report   Dauin, Negros Island   This was our first trip to the Philippines and chose Dumaguete City area over Galera because of what we read in the Chap Book. We ... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2011   Henry O Ziller
250+ Dives
 
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
Worldwide Dive & Sail/ Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Puerto Galera   We spent 4 nights at Atlantis Puerto Galera in December. The rooms rise up the hillside, getting fancier as they get higher, so if... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
12/2011   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon Full report   Sabang, Puerto Galera   El Galleon is about a 4 minute walk from Sabang center on Puerto Galera. There are some ground level rooms, ours was up a few step... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
12/2011   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   Anilao   Anilao beckoned once more, and I could not resist a return trip to the land of Nudi's and other esoteric critters. No disappointm... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2014   Jeanne Reeder
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Azores Full report LiveAboard 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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Club Ocellaris Full report   Anilao   Philippines - - Anilao Not a Club Member? Beware. I wanted to go to the Nudibranch Capital and indulge in locating and identif... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
4/2013   Jeanne Reeder
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
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
Scotty's/ Shangri-La's Full report   Cebu-Mactan   "Shangri-La's in Cebu"
[. . . ] We were met in the marbled floor lobby of the luxury resort by lovely ladies dressed in long dresses. Af... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2015   Jeff Bloomer
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Dumaguete   "Pampered Diving made for divers"
The humid, hot air enveloped us as we stood outside the airport in Cebu. We were making this a 2 week, 2 island/ resort trip and ou... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2015   Jeff Bloomer
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   Puerto Galera   "Atlantis Puerto Galera"
Atlantis is a well- run organization, owned and managed by people who get it. The entire staff is friendly, capable and helpful. ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2015   Jeff Robertson
500+ Dives
 
Mike's Dive/ [same]El Dorado Resort   Dumaguete-Dauin   "Good Resort but No Dive Center?"
[El Dorado Resort and Mikeís Dive Dumaguete, Philippines Ė 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
Seaquest Dive Center/ Oasis Resort       "Good Diving but More Tourists Now "
Oasis Resort and Seaquest Diving Bohol, Philippines In the past 12 years I had made four previous trips to the Oasis Resort in B... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2019   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Magic Oceans Resort       "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.       "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 Iím 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
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
Coco Grove Beach Resort Full report   [Siquijor Island   "Coco Grove Beach Resort"
Many Filipinos still fear Siquijor Island because it used to be known as an island of evil spirits and quack doctors. None of that... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
6/2016   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Society/ El Dorado Resort Full report   [Dumaguete   "Great Value and Diving at El Dorado Resort"
In the past I've used the Dumaguete Atlantis Resort a couple times but I wanted to save money this year so my family went to the E... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2014   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
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
 
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
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   Dumaguete   Diving in the Philippines spoils you. . no other way to say it. When you see banded sea snakes, sea horses, turtles, and three diff... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2010   Jonathan Bank
250+ Dives
 
Asia Divers/ El Galleon Full report   Puerto Galera   I really enjoyed El Galeon/ Asia Divers. The dive shop is immaculate, well organized, and professionally run - you're assigned a s... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2010   Jonathan Bank
250+ 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
 
Butanding Center/ Vitton Beach Full report   Donsol   This trip was to snorkel with whale sharks, not to dive. The only place you'll want to stay is Elysia beach resort, with cool whi... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2010   Laura Todd
<100 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
 
Acacia Full report   Anilao/Batangas   This area is a little different in that the resorts are set up to serve primarily locals and do most of their business over long w... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2010   Laura Todd
250+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Full report   Dumaguete   This is a wonderful destination and a great resort that is doing almost everything right. Atmosphere has an almost perfect locati... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2010   Laura Todd
250+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Azores/Dumaguete Full report   Dumaguete   Much of the reefs were destroyed by either typhoons or dynamite fishing. Most of the dives we made could have been shore dives. ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2013   Leona M Holaday
1000+ Dives
 
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