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Dive Review of Crystal Blue Resort in
Philippines/Anilao

Crystal Blue Resort, Feb, 2014,

by Gail M King, FL, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 21 reports with 15 Helpful votes). Report 7573.

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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 ALL GOOD...DIVING,RESORT,& FOOD.NO SURPRISES.ALL WENT ACCORDING TO PLAN.DIVING WAS EXCELLENT WITH LOTS OF VARIETY CLOSE TO THE RESORT{REEFS & MUCK}.LOTS OF CRITTERS,NUDIS,& TROPICAL FISH.ONLY A FEW LARGER SNAPPER& GROUPER.OUR GUIDE,EDGAR A.,WAS EXCELLENT.HE WAS STILL FINDING US NEW CRITTERS ON OUR LAST DIVE OF 9 DAYS OF DIVING,4 DIVES/DAY.THE BOAT CREW WERE ALSO VERY NICE & HELPFUL.OUR SHORTEST DIVE WAS 70+ MINUTES.OCTOPUS{WONDERPUS,MIMIC,BLUE RING,DAY}WERE PLENTIFUL AS WERE NUDIS & MANY OTHER CRITTERS.EDGAR REALLY KNEW WHERE TO FIND THE THINGS YOU WANTED TO SEE.ROOMS WERE CLEAN,SIMPLE,WITH GOOD BEDS.FOOD WAS VERY GOOD & LOTS OF VARIETY.SOME PEOPLE WOULD CONSIDER THE MANY STEPS AT THE RESORT TO BE A PROBLEM.WE LOVED IT & WILL RETURN.THIS IS MY FAVORITE LOCATION OUT OF 4 IN THE PHILIPPINES.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Indonesia, Palau, Fiji, Australia, Socorro, Galapagos, Caribbean, Atlantic
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas calm, choppy, currents, no currents
Water Temp 75-79°F / 24-26°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 30-100 Ft/ 9-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions no deco,500 pounds
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments large,very nice camera room & rinse tank. shade area on small panga style dive boats but no rinse bucket
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