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Buceo Anilao Beach and Dive Resort   Anilao   "Great Dive Operation and Healthy Corals Abound"
[None As noted in previous reviews, this beautiful resort is nestled on a hillside, requiring varying numbers of steps, depending ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
1/2024   Ellen Sakoloff
500+ Dives
 
Sea Explorers Philippines/ Ocean Vida Beach and Dive Resort   Malapascua   "Thresher Sharks at Malapascua did not disappoint"
The threshers were cool!!!!! I stayed at Ocean Vida Beach & Dive Resort, and their dive operation is Sea Explorers located in t... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2024   Rene Cote
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Solitude Acacia Resort   Anilao   "Superb Resort with the Best Photographers Amenities I Have Seen"
I traveled to Anilao in January ’24 to spend a week filming the small stuff. With the help of Bluewater Dive Travel, I selected S... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2024   Rene Cote
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
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
Philiipines Aggressor LiveAboard Visayas   "Big Boat, Little Stuff, Macro Dream"
We did the 10 day Visayas 360 itinerary. The boat is huge at 135', with 12 staterooms, 3 on the upper deck with small balconies... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
8/2023   Thomas Smith
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
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Sea Explorers Philippines/ Pura Vida Beach and Dive Resort   Dauin/Apo Island   "Great Two Weeks in Dauin"
Pura Vida Resort is essentially integrated with Sea Exporers. Rooms and beds were comfortable, with porch seating area and mini f... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2023   Michael Gallay
500+ Dives
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts   Dumaguete, Apo Is. & Cebu   "Atlantis & Bluewater Photo Workshop "
Please note that the star rating system really doesn't work for the focus of this dive trip. Both Atlantis with their dive operati... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2023   Owen R Poole
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atmosphere Resort & Spa   Negros Orientale   "4 years later and even better than before"
Our first visit to Atmosphere Resorts & Spa was in 2019. We were incredibly impressed with the resort and loved the diving (inclu... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2023   Steven Moore
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
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 
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
 
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
Philippines Aggressor   Tubbutaha   "Outstanding Liveaboard and Diving "
We have been on almost a dozen liveaboards, half dozen Aggressors, so our expectations are high. The Philippine Aggressor accepte... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2023   Terry H Anderson
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Aiyanar Resort, Anilao, Philippines   Aiyanar Resort, Anilao   "Much improved since before covid with better food and dive boats."
Much improved in two ways as compared to my pre- covid visits: the food and the dive boats. The quality of food appears to me to sh... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2023   Geoff Fallon
1000+ Dives
 
Amun Ini Resort/ Same   Anda, Bohol   "Gorgeous reefs and muck in Bohol"
We were on a group trip to Bohol with our Boston- area dive shop May 13- 25. Travel logistics were generally smooth, although SFO la... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2023   Christopher Watt
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atmosphere Resort & Spa   Dumaguete   "A lot to like, but a few annoyances"
My buddy and I followed our visit to Crystal Blue with an additional 9 days of, mainly, muck diving at Atmosphere Resort in Dumagu... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2023   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atmosphere Resort & Spa   Dumaguete   "A lot to like, but a few annoyances"
My buddy and I followed our visit to Crystal Blue with an additional 9 days of, mainly, muck diving at Atmosphere Resort in Dumagu... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
5/2023   David E Reubush
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Buceo Anilao Beach & Dive Resort   Anilao   "Excellent Resort, Exceptional Staff, Fantastic Diving, Great Value"
Following a friend's recommendation, we had made reservations for a two- week stay at the renowned Buceo Anilao Beach & Dive Resort... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2023   Valera Sakhnenko
250+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort   Anilao   "Great muck diving, great photo instruction, great price."
I am a fan of muck diving and macro photography. Anilao had been on my bucket list for years, but, somehow, I had never had the o... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2023   David E Reubush
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 
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 
Solitude One   Tubattaha, Philippines   "Amazingly healthy reefs and life in a relatively undiscovered location"
The health of the reefs is absolutely jaw dropping, it even surpasses Cuba. The hard corals are quite healthy with, for example ta... Full report  
5 stars
2 stars  
5/2023   Geoff Fallon
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Azores - Tubbataha Charter LiveAboard Tubbataha   "Somewhat disappointed. "
Overall, the trip was good. The weather was nice, the accommodations on the boat were nice, the tenders were fast and everything f... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
4/2023   David Cook
250+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ Atlantis Dumagette       "This resort met Expectaions"
When I travel to high end resort, especially one half way around the world, I have certain expectations. They are: a competent di... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2023   Mr Brent Woods
500+ Dives
 
Crystal Blue Resort   Anilao   "Awesome Macro Photo Workshop at a well appointed dive Resort"
This was a macro photo workshop sponsored by Blue Water Photo with two excellent instructors in Erik Luka and Dan Bishop. However... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2023   Gerald Canning
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Pintuyan Dive Resort   Leyte   "Whalesharks & Critters"
Pintuyan Dive Resort is a German- Philippino run resort in Southern Leyte. Divers can stay in one of 5 Bungalows or one of the 3 ro... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
4/2023   Michael Bode
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
S/Y Philippine Siren LiveAboard Tubbatatha   "Fantastic reefs and fauna"
We had been trying to get to Tubbatatha since our original trip which was planned for March 2020 and cancelled due to Covid. This ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
4/2023   Graham McGregor
500+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Seadoors LiveAboard Tubbataha   "Not enough value for the money paid"
This was our second trip to Tubbataha after 27 years. We always wanted to go back to Tubbataha because 27 years ago we enjoyed div... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
4/2023   Michael Bode
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Atlantis Dive Resorts/ [same]Puerto Galera       "Did not Meet Expectgations"
When I travel to a high end resort, especially half way around the world, I have certain expectations. They are: a competent dive... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2023   Mr Brent Woods
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Buceo Anilao Beach & Dive Resort   Anilao   "Plenty of critters and nice reefscapes"
After arrival in Manila it takes another 4 h by car and a short trip by boat to reach Buceo Anilao Dive Resort. Helpful staff will... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2023   Michael Bode
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Peter's Dive Resort   Padre Burgos   "Good Experience - Food needs help"
We stayed in the new building for 2 weeks and enjoyed the patio, screen door, TV, Refrigerator, Wi- Fi and A/ C. The rooms were cle... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2023   Robert S Kuhn
1000+ Dives
 
Sogod Bay Scuba Resort   Padre Burgos   "Padre Burgos - Excellent food & Service"
Sogod Bay Scuba resort is one of the best run Dive Resort we have been too with excellent customer service in all areas. The resor... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2023   Robert S Kuhn
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts   Puerto Galera   "Nice variety of diving in Sabang, Puerto Galera"
Atlantis Puerto Galera delivered a very pleasant experience for my first trip to the Philippines. The resort is located in Sabang... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2023   Rene Cote
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
Atlantis Dive Resorts   Dumaguete   "Excellent Muck Diving"
Atlantis Dumaguete is located adjacent to the beach in a tropical setting with lush vegetation throughout the property. The resta... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
2/2023   Rene Cote
1000+ Dives
Photos available 
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 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
Aggressor Liveaboard LiveAboard Visayas   "Phillippines Agrgrressor- Maiden Voyage"
The crew on this boat were some of the nicest most hard- working people you will ever know and meet so I can't say enough good thin... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2022   Laura Tesler
500+ Dives
 
Aggressor Liveaboard LiveAboard Visayas   "Phillippines Agrgrressor- Maiden Voyage"
The crew on this boat were some of the nicest most hard- working people you will ever know and meet so I can't say enough good thin... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2022   Laura Tesler
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
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
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
 
Philippine Aggressor LiveAboard Visayas   "Philippine Visayas 360 around Cebu"
This 10 night Aggressor trip had a lot of variety. . . large & small. We saw Thresher sharks, whale sharks, huge sardine bait balls, ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   Gail King
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Salaya Beach Resort   Dumaguete   "Pleasant diving"
Salaya is a beautiful resort. The rooms are spacious, well- appointed and the staff are wonderful. A husband and wife run the opera... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2022   Laura Mosqueda
500+ Dives
 
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
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts   Dumaguete   "Muck diving from dive boats and visit to APO Island to Dive."
The dive masters and dive staff were excellent! The dive equipment for storing my equipment was crowded. The main dive sites wer... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   Kenneth Gilbert New
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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Atmosphere Resort & Spa   Dauin   "Fantastic resort, great muck diving"
Our family of four (Mum, Dad, 16 yo daughter and 19 yo son) traveled here for small critters. We chose Dauin because it has a rep... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2022   Don Vinh
1000+ Dives
 
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 
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
3Helpful vote(s) received
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
 
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
1Helpful 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
3Helpful vote(s) received
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
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
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
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
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
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
 
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
 
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
Stella Maris LiveAboard Tubataha   "Tubataha, finally!"
This was my second trip to Tubataha and it was probably better than the first given the two year Covid break. The sea was a bit ro... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2022   Michael Francis
250+ Dives
Photos available 
Submariner/ N/A Full report   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 Full report   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 Full report   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 Azores Live Aboard Full report 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
2Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report       "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
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report 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
 
Sogod Bay Scuba Resort Full report   Southern Leyte   "So good in Southern Leyte, Philippines"
... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2019   Louis Sparks
100+ Dives
 
Atlantis Azores/ Atlantis Dumaguete Full report 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 Full report   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
 
Crystal Blue Resort Full report   [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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Devocean Divers Malapascua/ Hippocampus Beach Resort Full report   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
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Spot Asia Beach Resort Full report   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
 
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 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
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   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
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
Quo Vadis Full report   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
Seadoors Full report LiveAboard 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
 
Sogod Bay Scuba Resort Full report   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
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Buceo Anilao Full report   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
4Helpful 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
Quo Vadis Dive Resort Full report       "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
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report 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 
Seadoors Full report 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
Seaquest Dive Center/ Oasis Resort Full report       "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
 
Atlantis Dive Resorts Full report   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 Full report   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
 
Magic Oceans Resort Full report       "A Very Well Organized Resort for Diving"
Magic Oceans Dive Resort Bohol, Philippines Although I have made several trips to dive the Panglao Island area of Bohol, I had... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2019   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort. Full report       "Best Soft Coral Garden in the Philippines"
Mantangale Alibuag Dive Resort Balingoan Philippines I had not been to the Mantangale Dive Resort for a couple years and I’m gla... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2019   John C Crossley
1000+ Dives
 
S/Y Philippine Siren Full report LiveAboard Tubbataha and Southern Visayas   "Amazing!"
Diving: This was an amazing trip 13- night trip that took us from Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park, Calalong Island, Apo Island, Dauin... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2019   Lisa Vitale
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Scandi Dive Resort Full report   Puerto Galera, Big La Laguna   "WOW and WOW again"
In an area that is rapidly become the choice for Asian divers , Scandi Divers stands out as a haven from the crowds for us Weste... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2019   Barbara Wise
500+ Dives
 
Scandi Divers Full report   Puerto Galara, Philippines   "Scandi Divers, great dive operation"
After 20 dive trips Palau, and 10 dive trip to Indonesia, someone asked why I haven't gone to the Philippines. Good question. A di... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2019   Mary L. Long
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Anilao Photo Academy Full report   Batangas   "Anilao Photo Academy"
I arrived at Anilao Photo Academy around 11PM and the driver (who met me at the airport) took my luggage up to my room, while a re... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2019   Anilao Photo Academy
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Atlantis, Dumaguete Full report   Dumaguete   "Great Muck Diving in Dumaguete"
I had been to Atlantis Puerto Gallera twice. This was my first time to Dumaguete. The muck diving here was great, the group I ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2019   Craig Howe
500+ Dives
 
Atmosphere Resort & Spa/ Atmosphere Full report       "Sets a new standard"
I've avoided the Philippines for several years out of concern that it wouldn't match up with Indonesia, PNG, Fiji, etc. Dumb. Th... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
5/2019   Steven Moore
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Crystal Blue Resort Full report       "Crystal Blue Resort sets high standards"
Attended a 10day underwater photo workshop with Mike Bartick. The 10days were intense with morning photo review, brief tips to try... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2019   Laurie Pemberton
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
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