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Dive Review of Mikes Dive and Beach Resort in
Philippines

Mikes Dive and Beach Resort: "Back to the Philippines and Apo Island", Dec, 2017,

by Robert L Short, CO, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports with 8 Helpful votes). Report 10076 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Utah, California, Akumal Mexico, Cozumel, Philippines, Roatan
Closest Airport Dumaguete Getting There One hour flight from Manila on Phil Air to Dumaguete then a 30 min van ride to Dauin and the resort

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82 to 85 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Depth and time limits were set at the dive briefing but they were always flexible
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments No dedicated tabvles on the boats for cameras--only one rinse buck ... 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 N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments Second trip to Mikes Dauin Beach Resort. Small eight room resort with decent room on the beach with a pool and restaurant. The resort is American owned and managed by Corri (England) and the dive operation is run by Jonathan (Scotland). All the dive guides are locals and are good. Nitrox 32 is available for about an extra $4 US per fill. You can analyze the tanks with their an ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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