Aiyanar Beach & Dive Resort

Aiyanar Beach & Dive Resort

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Aiyanar Beach & Dive Resort

(Far East - Philippines )

from: £2095 inc. flights*

*Based on 2 sharing, international flights, transfers, 7 nights full board & 3 boat dives/day

  • Stylish resort in the heart of Anilao
  • Full board with 3 room grades
  • Exceptional facilities for underwater photography
  • Glorious reef dives, caves & sloping wall dives
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A short drive from Manila and you can be in paradise. Aiyanar beach and dive resort is an undeniably stylish resort in the heart of Anilao, an upcoming macro mecca in the Philippines. Perched on the mountainside, Aiyanar's location is the perfect combination of world class diving and picture perfect top side views. Anilao is fast becoming the place to head to if you love macro, and is on our list of must see dive locations for underwater photographers. Visit today before the secret get out!

There are only 24 rooms at Aiyanar resort, making this a welcoming and intimate resort. They are modern, stylish and have all the creature comforts you will need, including en suite and air con. Please do let us know if you require a twin or double room at the time of booking. The casitas are set back from the sea front, with 2 queen sized beds. The deluxe rooms boast incredible sea views. Fancy treating yourself? Why not stay in the Bella suite. This spacious suite not only has bags of space, wonderful views, but also 2 huge double beds.

Whilst this is a boutique hotel, everything you need to make your stay is on site. The open air dining area and club house are the place to head at the end of a day's diving. Relax with a post dive drink as the sea breeze cools you or have a go in the games room. Tuck into freshly prepared local and international dishes that will delight. The resort's infinity pool looks over the ocean. Or grab a wake board and hit the waves. You can do as much... or as little... as you want here!

Resort Facts

  • Rooms: 24
  • Fridge: Yes
  • Room safe: Yes
  • A/C: Yes
  • Pools: 2
  • Restaurants: 1

Dive Centre Facts

  • Dive Centre: On site
  • Dive Courses: PADI
  • House Reef: Yes
  • Boat Diving: Yes
  • Shore Diving: Yes
  • Nitrox: Yes
  • Tech Friendly: No

General Facts

  • Season: All year
  • Air Temp: 26-30C
  • Water Temp: 26-30C
  • Visibility: 20m
  • Airport: 2.5hrs

Aiyanar is fast becoming a must dive destination in the Philippines, especially for underwater photographers. The sheer range of exceptional and rare macro life below the waves is outstanding. But there is more to see than just critters in Anilao. Glorious coral reefs, sandy slopes and even caves all await.

The dive team at Aiyanar resort have been hand picked to include some of the area's most knowledgeable and experienced dive guides. Many divers here are already certified but there are a range of PADI courses that can be taught on site.

  • PADI courses OW - Rescue & nitrox
  • Shore or boat diving options
  • Up to 4 boats departing each day
  • Dedicated camera room
  • Dat trips to Puerto Galera or Verde Island

Most of the marine life around Anilao falls into the macro category. And what macro there is! The nudibranch come in every shape, colour and size., but common place are rhinopia, hairy frogfish, wonderpus and blue ringed octopus. Indeed, many of the special species you might expect in a location like Lembeh can be seen here! But there are also big schools of jacks and at Manit point the currents pick up. Here reef sharks can be seen in the blue. And if you are especially lucky, a whaleshark will cruise past on the deep water currents. No 2 dives are ever the same!

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Diving Rates & Prices

If you pre-book your diving as part of a holiday package with Scuba Travel you can take advantage of our special rates and make considerable savings on your dive package or dive course at Aiyanar Beach & Dive Resort.

Daily Diving

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Scuba Diving Courses

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  • PADI advanced course from: Price on request
  • Nitrox Specialty from: Price on request
  • Other courses available on request

Dive Equipment

  • Full set (Mask, Fins, BCD, Reg and wetsuit): Price on request

These prices are subject to change and you will be advised of the exact cost at the time of booking.


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Diving Options

From time to time the resort and dive centre hosts a unique one off dive event. These will focus on a specific area of diving, covering a wide range of topics from underwater photography, technical diving, explore wrecks or conservation themed.

These special events are a brilliant way to learn from the accompanying experts (often a famous face!), improve your knowledge, develop new dive skills and of course, get to dive some of the most exciting destinations out there.

Make your next dive holiday that bit different!

We are also able to offer some discounts on specific dates if available - Those will show in red

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