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Dive Review of Takatuka Lodge in
Philippines/Sipalay, Negros

Takatuka Lodge: "Good--an excellent blend of ambiance, good diving and a great beach", Apr, 2018,

by Alan Willis, ON, Canada (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 10775.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 3 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 The Sipalay area doesn't have quite the world class diving to be found in some of the better known Visayan destinations like Dumaguete or Moalboal, but this is a great place to relax as part of a diving tour of the Philippines. It's an unspoiled, Shangri-La location on Sugar Beac ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Philippines, Egypt, Sudan, Bonaire, Roatan, Yap, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Cuba
Closest Airport Dumaguete or Bacolod Getting There Lots of flights to either airport (Dumaguete and Bacalod are about the same distance but in opposite directions), but from there you need a taxi to get to the resort (about 3 hours driving), and the last leg is by boat courtesy of the resort. They will also arrange the car.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 27 to 29 Celsius Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility to Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None 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 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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