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Dive Review of Pintuyan Dive Resort in

Pintuyan Dive Resort: "Whalesharks & Critters", Apr, 2023,

by Michael Bode, Braunschweig, DE (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 10 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 12504.

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Reef scene Giant Frogfish Giant Frogfish Hairy Frogfish Mimic Octopus
Pintuyan Dive Resort Pintuyan Dive Resort Pool & Bungalows Pintuyan Colourful Sea Urchin Reef Scene
Bluefin Lionfish Whale Shark

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
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
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Pintuyan Dive Resort is a German-Philippino run resort in Southern Leyte. Divers can stay in one of 5 Bungalows or one of the 3 rooms. There is also a pool, a big restaurant with a shaded terrace. All a/c bungalows have a room with a double bed with mosquito net and a separate bathroom with hot shower, washbasin and toilet.
Food is served in the restaurant or on the terrace. In the morning you can choose from different breakfasts and for dinner we had to choose one of the two menus offered every day. Food was tasty and plenty.

There is no beach at the resort. When entering the water in front of the resort you have to balance over b ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Thailand, Red Sea, Mediterranean, Indonesia, Phillipines, PNG, Solomon Islands, Malaysia, Seychelles, French Polynesia
Closest Airport Tacloban City Getting There Flight from Manila to Tacloban City. Transfer by car (4h) to Panaon Island in southern Leyte.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 26-27°C / 79-81°F Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 15-20 M / 49-66 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions No deco dives.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 2 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 Do not forget your macro gear. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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