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Dive Review of Atlantis Dive Resorts in
Philippines/Puerto Galera

Atlantis Dive Resorts: "Terrific diving, wonderful resort!", Mar, 2024,

by Wayne B. Batzer M.D., HI, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 12932.

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Sabang Waterfront Great way to start the day! Variable Neon Slug Bayaligue Wreck Verde Island
So many dive sites

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 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I had initially planned this as a warm up to the Atlantis Azores Tubbataha liveaboard, with a chance to do some diving while adjusting to jet lag. It turns out that Atlantis Puerto Galera is terrific in and of itself. It provides the benefits of a liveaboard, including five dives a day, all meals and dive staff handling of gear, along with fabulous diving. The resort faces the South China Sea on the Sabang waterfront, with a short walk to th ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Atlantis Dive Resorts   [same]

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving All Hawaiian islands, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, Guam, Northern Marianas, Philippines, New Zealand, Florida, BVI, Okinawa
Closest Airport Manila Getting There Fly to Manila, two hour van ride and then ferry ride to Sabang. We arranged this through Atlantis and they took care of everything.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 77-79°F / 25-26°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-150 Ft/ 15-46 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Depth limit 100 ft., dive with guide. Tech diving can be done, arranged in advanced.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Fantastic subject matter. Resort has separate, well equipped photo room. Boats ar ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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