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Dive Review of Atlantis Dive Resorts in
Philippines/Dumaguete/Apo Island

Atlantis Dive Resorts: "Valet Liveaboard Service at a Land Resort", Aug, 2019,

by Melissa Schlenker, TX, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 4 Helpful votes). Report 11074 has 1 Helpful vote.

Photos Submitted with this Report


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Turtle at Apo Island Dive Room Dive Board Tank Filling Station
Giant Green Frog Fish Sea Horse Painted Frog Fish

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments As I mentioned in the title, this was truly a liveaboard valet service at a land base resort. The entire staff at the Atlantis resort was very accommodating and had a happy, can do attitude. Our journey began from DFW to Hong Kong. We were planning on staying in HKG for 4 days but due to the riots, we ended up staying overnight and catching an early morning flight to Manila to extend our dive trip in Dumaguete. From Manila we flew to Dumaguete and a couple of Atlantis staff members met us at the airport. Right away the valet service began, beginning with them taking our bags to the van. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Atlantis Dive Resorts   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Maui, Little and Grand Cayman, Cozumel, Palau, Yap, Dominica, Provo, Isla Mujeres, Cabo, Roatan, Bonaire, Belize, Fiji, Bahamas, Costa Rica and Philippines
Closest Airport Dumaguete Airport Getting There Hong Kong to Manila to Dumaguete

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, cloudy, dry Seas choppy
Water Temp 82-86°F / 28-30°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30-50 Ft/ 9-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Everyone had to surface at the same time, as a group.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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