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Dive Review of Marco Vincent in
Philippines/Puerto Galera

Marco Vincent: "Great trip to Marco Vincent, Puerto Galera, Philippines", Oct, 2015,

by Thomas Butcher, NY, US ( 1 report). Report 8758.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Bonaire, Little Cayman, Cozumel, Florida coast, NY/CT/RI/MA Ocean Coast, 1000 Islands
Closest Airport Manila Getting There Koean air, NYC-Manila. Bus to Verdi Straight, Ferry to Puerto Galera

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40 to 120 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Recreational limitations, no one is group looking to go past them
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins Schools 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 Dive Masters tried to cater to the divers and photographers. We had 4-5 divers per Dive Master, allowing folks to dive with close friends. DM's pointed out lots of little/tiny subjects tha ... 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 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments All Good. Stayed at Marco Vincent, Puerto Galera from Oct 22 - Oct 31, 2015 as part of a group of 14. The main purpose was to Dive on the local reefs, so our package included the hotel and diving from their large boat, Big Beth. The hotel staff and boat staff were exceptional, providing fantastic service at a much higher level than I ever expected. The staff worked long hours from early morning until night, always met us with a wide smile and friendly conversation. The food was buffet style, very tasty and fresh. It was very hard to leave, which I could have stayed longer.

The staff makes it a point to learn your name quickly, making every interact ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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