Atlantis Resort Dumaguete
The Atlantis Resort Dumaguete in Dauin on Negros Oriental in the Philippines is truly a beautiful place. The scuba diving resort has 38 rooms in several styles from deluxe to Ocean view. In addition, the view of the ocean from the beach is spectacular, and the surrounding gardens have several species of rare plants. Enjoy our blog article on the Destination Spotlight: Philippines.
Atlantis Resort Puerto Galera
There are over 30 scuba diving sites and 3000 fish waiting for you at Atlantis Resort Puerto Galera in Mindoro, Philippines. The modern Spanish stucco and tile resort has 40 rooms that are available in several styles. Small groups and personalized service is a specialty. Enjoy our blog on Destination Spotlight: Philippines.
Atlantis Resort Puerto Galera Diving
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Atmosphere Resort & Spa
Atmosphere Resort & Spa is a boutique scuba diving resort in Dauin. The resort is a 20-minute drive from Dumaguete on Negros Oriental Island in the Philippines. Nearby and just across the waves is the famous Apo Island Marine Sanctuary. The resort has 36 rooms from deluxe suites, family suites, premier suites, and penthouses. They can accommodate a max of 96 guests. The rooms come with energy ...
El Galleon Beach Resort
El Galleon Beach Resort is located in the scuba diving capital of Puerta Galera on Mindoro Island in the Philippines. The resort is on the northern side and wedged in between Sabang Bay and Small La Laguna Beach They have 30 rooms ranging from Penthouse Apartment, Family room, sea view, pool side, and budget room (Flat screen tv's are not in the budget rooms). The rooms are clean and simple, whi...
Magic Island Dive Resort
Magic Island Dive Resort is located on the west coast of Cebu in the scuba diving town of Moalboal in the Philippines. Each of the 10 bungalows has air conditioning, a fan, hair dryer and hot shower. In addition, every bungalow has a private veranda with either a sea or swimming pool view. Enjoy our article on Cebu and the Visayas Islands, in the heart of the Philippines.
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Magic Oceans Dive Resort
Magic Oceans Dive Resort is located in Anda on Bohol Island in the Philippines. All 16 scuba diving guest bungalows are detached. Most of the rooms encircle the pool. The balconies are big and cozy with bamboo seats and offer amazing views. Internet router, hot shower, and air conditioning are in every room. Enjoy our blog article on Scuba Diving Specialties: What is Muck Diving?.
Magic Oceans Di...
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P/Y Atlantis Azores is a 32.5 m long scuba diving yacht based in the Philippines. The ship has 8 state rooms and accommodates 16 divers or passengers. Depending on the time of year the ship can be found in one of four dive destinations. The first part of the year its home port is at the Resort in Puerto Galera on Mindoro Island. The later part of the year its home port is at Atlantis Dive Resort D...
The Philippines Aggressor is a 135ft long scuba diving yacht based in The Philippines. The vessel holds 24 guests and 13 crew members. Depending on the itinerary, you may board the vessel in Cebu, Dumaguete, or Puerto Princesa. So, the ship has 12 staterooms. There are 3 Balcony Suites, 4 Deluxe Main Deck Suites, and 5 Deluxe Lower Deck Suites. Furthermore, all rooms come with private ensuite bath...
Climate: The Philippines is a tropical country and the weather is fairly even all year round. The year is roughly divided into two seasons; ‘rainy’ (June – Nov.) and ‘dry’(Dec. – May). Although the Visayas typically remain relatively unaffected. Year round coastal and inland temperatures range from 25 – 28°C / 77 – 82°F. Evenings are marginally cooler.
Water Temperature: 27 – 30°C / 80 – 85°F
Time: UTC +8:00 (PHT)
Language: Filipino (Tagalog) and English are the official languages. There are also some widely spoken indigenous languages and some Spanish that are spoken as well.
Currency: PHP – Philippine Peso
Electricity: 220-volt, 50 cycle AC. U.S. appliances need adaptors and converters.
Marriage Requirements: Please contact the local tourism board for instructions and requirements.
Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)
Bacolod-Silay International Airport (BCD)
Clark International Airport (CRK)
Puerto Princesa International Airport (PPS)
Mactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB)
Subic Bay International Airport (SFS)
Francisco Bangoy International Airport (DVO)
General Santos International Airport (GES)
Iloilo International Airport (ILO)
Bicol International Airport (LGP)
Kalibo International Airport (KLO)
Laoag International Airport (LAO)
Zamboanga International Airport (ZAM)
Batangas Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Healing Center
Manila Hyperbaric Center
Wrecks, wrecks and more wrecks. The Philippines reefs have claimed the ships of many a sailor over the last century and the coast is littered with them. The sailors’ losses are divers’ gains, however. Over 7000 islands make up the archipelago of The Philippines with about 300,000 square kilometers (nearly 187,000 miles) of land, and each island offers visitors a different flavor.
Cebu and the Visayas Islands
Cebu and the Visayas Islands
The Heartland of The Philippines.
Magellan had no idea how good the scuba diving in this part of the world was, but in 1521 when Spain was big time in to colonizing the world, you couldn’t find a decent set of fins or a mask and snorkel to save one’s own life, so instead Magellan attacked the locals of Mactan Island and you probably guessed by now t...
Destination Spotlight: Philippines
By now your passport must be loaded with stamps from the Caribbean and Central America, but our next stop is a little more far east.
This time though, we’ve got two stops on our trip! Betcha didn’t see that one coming. Our trip to the Philippines includes a visit to Dumaguete and Puerto Galera.
Both destinations are known for their incredibly friendly locals, amazing beaches, delectab...
110,000 Reasons to Go Liveaboard
110,000 Reasons To Go Liveaboard
There are more than 110,000 islands in the world and many pinnacles that rest just below the surface and each and every one of them may be filled with multitudes of critters and creatures that seldom come in contact with humans. Sure, some of these islands may be inhabited, but most require transportation via some sort of marine vessel to get there a...
Diving With Whale Sharks
Diving With Whale Sharks
Whale Sharks, Rhyncodon typus, are the largest cartilaginous fish in the world today. The largest ever recorded was just over 41ft long, but rumors by fishermen say that they may grow over 46ft in length which makes whale sharks the
second largest cartilaginous fish ever to exist and places them only second in length next to the Megalodon shark that exist...
Scuba Diving Specialties: What is MUCK Diving?
It's certainly not the most glamorous type of scuba diving. There isn't the visual appeal of reef diving or the sense of adventure in wreck diving, but for a growing number of scuba divers, "MUCK" diving is all the rage.
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What is "muck" diving? Believe it or not, it is exactly what it sounds like - d...