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Dive Review of Atlantis Dive Resorts in
Philippines

Atlantis Dive Resorts, Apr, 2012,

by Paulino J. Gonzalez, FL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 4 reports). Report 6572.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]Indonesia, Lembeh, Tonga PNG, Fiji, Solomons, Cocos, Caymans, saba, St. marteen. Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Roatan, Cozumel, Cancun, Wakatobi, Palau, Hawaii
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]depth to 100 feet 60 minutes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]Had a dedicated rinsing tank and a separate camera room, I have never been in a more equipped camera facility resort. Absolutely the best.

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments [None]A fantastic 2 weeks, one aboard the Atlantis Azores,great staff very attentive to all wishes,Large fish 7-8 sharks per dive,white tips black tips grey reef sharks atruly protected reef park in the middle of the Sulu Sea,5 dives a day ,night dives every night.Comparable to Sipadan island in schools of barracuda and jacks balls of fish of more than 100. Some drift diving in Tubathaha, lots of macro in Dumaguete,including 6-7 Ornate ghostpipefish on every dive,great muck diving,the snorkeling with the whalesharks off Cebu was incredible,saw 4 20 footers following the fishermen intheir canoes,like trained puppies,unbelivable experience,would reccommend Atlantis operations to anyone,and would go back anytime.Very good run operation,a great value.
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