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Dive Review of S/Y Philippine Siren in
Philippines/S/V Philippine Siren

S/Y Philippine Siren: "Malapascua & The Visayas - 10 Nights", Sep, 2018,

by Jon Hoffmann, GA, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 7 Helpful votes). Report 10572 has 3 Helpful votes.

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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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
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Comments Travel: When going to Asia, I generally like to arrive a couple days early to acclimatize to the time zone and provide a buffer for any travel issues. We booked rooms at the Be Hotel as the price was reasonable and the beach property looked good on the web. Would have been nice for them to warn our travel agent and/or provide notifications on their web site they were conducting renovations. Rooms were not available at afternoon check in, so we went to the makeshift bar/restaurant to wait. Slow service, tolerable food and warm beer. After being given keys to rooms already occupied, finally rolled into what reminded me of a tired old Best Western motel room. Immediately checked out and walked a couple hundred yards up the road to the Movenpick. Found a major discount on Hotels.com from and couldn’t have been happier. Highly recommend- great property and people. Would definitely consider it as a land based option next time I dive Cebu. They even took the initiative to ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Costa Rica, Thailand, Micronesia, Maldives, Indonesia, PNG, Palau, Malaysia, Philippines
Closest Airport Cebu Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, no currents
Water Temp 79-83°F / 26-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 30-80 Ft/ 9-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Usually 60 Min max
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks > 2
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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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