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Philippines Dive Resorts

The Philippines is made up of literally hundreds of islands making it a the dream destination for a scuba diving holiday. Spanning some 1400 kilometers from point to point, Scuba Travel have carefully chosen a range of dive resorts across several islands. Each has their own corner in paradise and particular underwater attraction be that macro marvels or wreck diving. Try a Philippines resort holiday and experience the untouched dive sites for yourself, set against the lush tropical backdrop. The dive resorts are typically intimate with all the comforts and distractions that a resort holiday affords. And with the Philippine's famed reputation for friendly hospitality and a warm welcome, your Philippines resort really will become a home away from home.

Tear yourself away from the stunning setting and underwater awaits a macro wonderland. The marine life is quite unique in the Philippines and with the help of an eagle eyed dive guide, you will encounter some of the strangest and most uncommon beasties. Pygmy sea horses are a highlight and are often spotted hiding amongst the sea fans, tails curled tight. Frog fish litter the reef alongside other more usual camouflage fish. Mandarin fish are amongst the brightest, rainbow coloured occupants of the reef. Thanks to the plunging walls that surround the islands, larger fish can also be found. Deep water channels are used by migrating whalesharks and threshers are the star attraction at Malapascua alongside hammerheads. Wreck divers too will be enthralled with the seldom dived wrecks of the Japanese Imperial Fleet, sunk iaround Coron. Such unrivaled beauty should not be missed.

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£1695 inc. flights*

If I had to put a title on my vacation it would be Pampered in Paradise. Could not ask for more for a holiday of a lifetime.

Water temperature does not drop much in the Philippines, ranging from 25 - 28 degrees. Officially there are 2 main seasons in the Philippines - the dry season (October - June) and the wet season (July - September). However, this is a long island chain so it is difficult to generalise - some diving areas will be more sheltered than others. The area around Cebu normally receives less rain than average, even during the wet season.

Diving Highlights

The reefs in the Philippines are in top condition which in turn means there is a lot of marine life to find. The Philippines has awesome pristine walls, muck diving and you can even find pelagics and world class wrecks!

  • Schooling barracuda, trevallies & snapper
  • Famous Dauin Marine Sanctuaries
  • Sardine bait ball at Pescador
  • Muck diving in Puerto Galera
  • 2nd World War Wrecks - Japanese Imperial Fleet at Coron
  • Thesher sharks at Malapascua
  • Giant frog fish
  • Pygmy seahorses
  • Mandarin fish

Top Dive Sites to visit: Pescador island, Catherdal Cave, Kasai Village house reef, Monad Shoal, Irako Maru, Okikawa Maru, Siquilor, Apo Island, Sumilon

Scuba Travel Tips

Many resorts are accessible from Manila so it is easy to visit more than 1 location in a single holiday! You will need a small amount of Philippino Peso for your departure tax (appprox 750PHP) and for excess baggage where needed on internal flights.

Aiyanar Beach & Dive Resort

Aiyanar Beach & Dive Resort

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 more here

Atlantis Dumaguete

Atlantis Dumaguete

A short flight from Manila and you can be diving in the heart of the Philippines with one of the Philippines' premier dive centres, Atlantis Dumaguete. Explore some of South East Asia's most famous dive sites... Apo Island, Siquijor and the Dauin Marine Sanctuaries are just some of the world class more here

Atlantis Puerto Galera

Atlantis Puerto Galera

Atlantis are one of the Philippines' premier diving operators and with this incredible team, your dream diving holiday in Puerto Galera is only a phone call away. Puerto Galera is your gateway to the myriad of dive sites in what is a UNESCO biosphere reserve in the heart of the Philippines. more here

Kasai Village Dive Resort

Kasai Village Dive Resort

Kasai Village Dive resort and spa is nestled in one of Cebu's diving meccas - Moalboal. Pescador is only a short ride away. Dive over 30 sites with options for new divers through to technical divers. House reef and boat diving await and their are a range of action packed day trips for those dry more here

Malapascua Exotic Island Dive Resort

Malapascua Exotic Island Dive Resort

Malapascua Island has an impressive reputation for such a small location. Tucked away on the northern most point of Cebu itself, the endless white beaches and lush tropical groves of Malapascua are only a short 30 minute boat ride from Maya jetty, which itself is about 3 1/2 hours from the more here

Oasis Resort & Seaquest

Oasis Resort & Seaquest

Does your next scuba diving holiday deliver white sandy beaches and world class dive sites? Diving in Bohol certainly will! The Philippines are home to vibrant coral reefs and teeming fish life that rival just about anywhere else on the planet. And with Oasis resort and dive centre, now you too can more here

Sangat Island Dive Resort

Sangat Island Dive Resort

If you want a secluded diving holiday in the Philippines that brings mind blowing wreck diving and sumptuous reef diving to your doorstep then look no further. The tiny island of Sangat lies on the north of Coron Bay in Palawan and is your gateway to a Philippines diving adventure like no other. more here

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