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Dive Review of Marco Vincent Resort & Dive Center in
Philippines

Marco Vincent Resort & Dive Center: "Great Muck Diving", Jul, 2016,

by Maurice J. Sheley, MD, US ( 1 report with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8986 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Palau, Yap, Pohnpei, Marshall Islands, Japan, Mallorca, Belize, Roatan, Mexico, Little Cayman,
Closest Airport Manila Getting There Non-stop from NYC, LAX, SFO

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 84 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 60 minute dive. Not strictly enforced.
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 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
UW Photo Comments Resort has dedicated photo lab with individual work stations, outlets, and compressed air. 24/7 access ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Just returned from two GREAT weeks of diving at the Marco Vincent Resort and Dive Center, White Beach, Puerto Galera. This was my first visit to Puerto Galera, but it won't be my last. The resort is perfect and the attention to detail and customer service is beyond any expectation. Puerto Galera is a macro heaven and Marco Vincent has a dive operation that can find them all. The staff is attentive, the resort is luxurious, and the diving incredible.

Marco Vincent's attention to detail and customer service begins at luggage claim in Manila. You turn over your bags and don't see them again until you reach your room and find them sitting outside your door. From that moment on you can't help but recognize just how devoted the staff is to ensuring you have a great visit / vacation. They know and greet every guest by name! Departing the airport, you travel by air conditioned van to the port (2 hours) where you board a Philippine banca (outrigger boat) for the crossing to Puerto Galera (1.5 hours). Upon arrival you are again met by Marco Vincent Staff for transfer to the resort.

Check-in was painless and included a refreshing welcome drink (Marco Vincent provides a welcome packet and required forms via email before ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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