March 2-9, 2024 FULL
Atlantis Puerto Galera is beautifully built into the hills of Sabang Beach,minutes away from over fourty dive spots! Our dedicated beachfront dive resort incorporates 40 rooms with exquisite vegetation, and all amenities to create a dive vacation of a lifetime!
Puerto Galera is well known for its numerous scuba diving spots. The area was designated a Man and Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO in 1973 and has some of the most diverse coral reef diving in Asia located at the very heart of the ‘Coral Triangle’. The area also features numerous pocket beaches and stunning tropical scenery.
Atlantis Puerto Galera is beautifully built into the hills of Sabang Beach, Puerto Galera with a beautiful beach front location and centrally located minutes from Puerto Galera’s prime dives. In many travel guidebooks and magazines, Atlantis is described as one of the most outstanding dive resorts in the Philippines and the Grand Dame of Puerto Galera resorts.
Included in this trip:
- 7 Nights accommodation in a deluxe room (double occupancy/twin share)
- All meals at Atlantis Restaurant (chef-prepared breakfast and three-course lunch & dinner)
- Coffee, tea and filtered water are available from 6:00 am to 9:30 pm (Italian and speciality coffees are not included after breakfast)
- Unlimited internet access
- Unlimited scheduled boat diving (up to four-day dives and one night dive per day); excludes dawn dives and additional day trips
Enjoy the use of individual purpose-built equipment storage cubby-holes keep your equipment dry and organized, spacious and comfortable boats, a fresh beach towel along with snacks and water between dives, and a hot water shower in the dive shop for after dives.
From wide angle to macro, Puerto Galera offers over 40 dive sites along its coast, with great diversity: from relaxed critter diving (haven for photographers!) with an abundance of reef fish, to wonderful drift dives,a couple of small wrecks, and a day trip to the incredible Verde Island. With several inner bays offer shallow coral gardens and sandy patches, while the outer bay walls offer incredibly vivid corals, with canyons, swim throughs, rock formations and a couple of small wrecks with heaps of reef fish.
We will get to enjoy unlimited scheduled boat diving, up to four dives a day and one night dive per day. With flexible dive options at 8:30am, 10:30am, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm (night dives available every day). Choice of dive site each time (talk to our guides about where you want to go and what you want to see). Small groups (no more than 6 people). Most dive spots within ten minutes of the resort. Private dives available. Day Trips to Verde Island and Anilao (Puerto Galera) and Apo Island, Siquijor, Oslob and Sumilon (Dumaguete).
Enjoy learning more about the underwater world with detailed presentations on marine life and the locale area. As well as some entertaining and educational videos filmed by National Geographic. Along with a spacious climate controlled camera room for pre-dive camera prep. There are air guns distributed around the room as well as power sockets (110 and 220 volts) and paper towel dispensers. A shelf running the length of the work surface provides space for battery chargers. Six fluorescent wall lights provided additional illumination. The room also has 2 internet-ready desktop PC’s for guests to view their photos.
Airfare is not included. Puerto Galera lies on the northern tip of the island of Oriental Mindoro, approximately 110km south of Manila. You will need to book your own airfare it is recommended for arrival advised starting the transfers as early as possible with 8:00 AM or earlier optimal. We can begin transfers later however any requests for transfers later than 12:00 PM have significant potential for delay should any weather-related issues or nighttime restrictions apply.* Departure: On your departure from Manila we recommend flights that depart after 3 pm.
For questions with booking flights Joe Pierce, the trip leader, will be able to assist you!**
From Manila you will take a van down to Batangas where a water taxi will be waiting to take you to Puerto Galera and depending on the port a car from there to the resort. It will be the opposite leaving the resort.*
Staying in a deluxe room each room is equipped with air-conditioning, fully stocked mini bar with refrigerator, cable T.V with movie and sports channels, in-room safety deposit box, Wi-fi available in all rooms. Rooms are double occupancy and have either 1 double bed or 1 double bed and 1 twin bed.
Indulge yourself in any one of a number of services or experiences to make your dive vacation complete. Whether it’s shopping for native gifts; pampering yourself with a massage or pedicure; or just relaxing with a cocktail by the pool their courteous staff will ensure your every whim is catered for.
Enjoy the bar and restaurant known for its fine dining and use of fresh local products and flavors. With daily menu changes, theme nights, and a Mongolian Wok! Choose from an extensive list of cocktails and shakes or enjoy the best coffee in town. Toko’s is quoted by the world renowned “Lonely Planet” travel guide book as “world class cuisine”. The world famous beach front “50 Bar”, is where many of our guests start their evening relaxation before heading off for dinner. Enjoy a great selection of music, one of the finest single malt collections in the Philippines as well as many other class offerings. Meet new friends and enjoy the company of Atlantis staff while overlooking the Verde Island passage and beautiful sunset. Open daily 3pm to whenever?
Or relax at the spa, enjoy a wide range of therapeutic and relaxing Spa services. Atlantis offers surprisingly affordable two hour hot stone, Japanese Shiatsu and Thai to name just a few options. We also offer facials, manicures as well as hot wax treatments for hands and feet. Unwind from a wonderful day of diving with a perfect pampering.
Looking for more of an adventure? There are tons of land based and water based excursions that you can add on to fill in those holes. From a sunset cruise, to hiking to waterfalls and trekking through the jungle, kayaking, golfing, or take a trip to Tukuran (Hidden Paradise), or go beach & island hopping!***
Not Included: Airfare, tourist tax ($220 PHP), ground transfers ($170 US)*, nitrox, rental equipment, and land excursions***.
*We provide Atlantis concierge round-trip transfers between Manila and Puerto Galera at a cost of US$170.00 per person based on 6+ people travelling together, otherwise, a different rate applies. The rate includes being met by our driver at Manila Airport, a partner hotel or the Makati area, (surcharges may apply for other areas) an air-conditioned van to Batangas, a fast water taxi between Berberabe and Puerto Galera, and a vehicle to the resort if required (depending on which pier you arrive at)
Arrival: We advise starting the transfers as early as possible with 8:00 AM or earlier optimal. We can begin transfers later however any requests for transfers later than 12:00 PM have significant potential for delay should any weather-related issues or nighttime restrictions apply.
Departure: On your departure from Manila we recommend flights that depart after 3 pm.
**Contact email@example.com for more info or assistance in booking flights or general questions!
$1000 pp. deposit reserves your space. Deposit is non-refundable and any other refund is dependent on being able to sell your space. Final balance due December 1, 2024. We highly recommend Dive Accident Insurance as well as Trip Cancellation Insurance (DAN). Please contact us for more details on how to obtain these types of insurances.