Diving spots in the Philippines

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Caramoan island beach aerial view

Caramoan Islands

Camarines Sur
Known as the Emerging Paradise of the Pacific because of its alluring white and pink sand beaches, enchanting flora and fauna.
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El Nido Big Lagoon & limestones cliff

El Nido

Palawan
El Nido is home to one of the most mesmerizing sceneries you can ever experience. With its lagoons filled with soothing clear waters, it is renowned for its white-sand beaches, beautiful coral reefs, and a plethora of activities on the island.
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Aerial View of Tulang Diot Island, Camotes

Camotes Islands

Cebu
The beauty of nature emanates from the various beaches and farms found in Camotes. You can bask in the warmth of the tropical sunshine while sipping a cold bottle of booze.
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Sohoton Cove in Bucas Grande, Siargao

Siargao Island

Surigao Del Norte
Beautiful white sand beaches, clear waters, exotic wildlife, large mangrove forests, enchanting lagoons... Siargao has it all!
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Hundred Islands Alaminos Pangasinan Aerial View

Hundred Islands

Pangasinan
One of the most beautiful tourist attractions in the Philippines, Hundred Islands is world-famous for good reasons
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Pagudpud beach blue sea aerial view

Pagudpud

Ilocos Norte
Pagudpud will take your breath away with its luscious beaches, seas, green hills, rice paddies, and even historical sites. Aside from the astonishing sites, Ilocanos will give you their warm welcome and hospitality as you enjoy your stay.
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Aerial shot coastal beach

Calicoan Island

Eastern Samar
Calicoan Island is situated in a town in Guiuan that is located in the Eastern Samar province. The Island is bounded by Leyte Gulf on the west side and the Pacific Ocean on the east side. The place comes with rich biodiversity.
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Malapascua Island Aerial View

Malapascua Island

Cebu
This dreamlike island is well-known for its famous diving spots that give you the chance to dive with thresher sharks.
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Cottages in Samal Island

Samal Island

Davao Del Norte
Samal Island is one of the must-go destinations in Davao del Norte. It is an island full of tranquility, making it a perfect escape from everyone’s busy lives.
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Panglao Island

Panglao Island

Bohol
Basking in the radiant sun is one of the things Panglao island is best known for. In the nighttime, the island transforms into a party place central where Filipinos and foreigners alike mingle.
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Boracay Island Aerial Shot

Boracay Island

Aklan
With its extraordinary beaches and exclusive resorts, it definitely has the power to turn heads. Even with a size as small as seven kilometers in length and 1 kilometer in width, this holiday destination is home to a plethora of beach activities and water sports.
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Coron Island blue water with islands

Coron

Palawan
Coron Island are one of the most captivating tourist destinations in the Philippiens. Its spectacular white beaches and clear blue waters are perfect for those looking for a retreat from the hectic city life.
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Calaguas Island

Calaguas Island

Camarines Norte
Calaguas Island powdery white sand can rival Boracay's, and the clear, cerulean waters have been one of the reasons why beach adventurers go to this place.
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Balicasag Island Bohol aerial view

Balicasag Island

Bohol
What makes it special is that its natural resources are richer than its surrounding island - from the unique marine creatures found in the area to the coral gardens that will make you in awe.
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One of the islands in Dinagat Islands

Dinagat Islands

Dinagat Islands
With its serene ambiance, Dinagat Islands is one of those areas in the Philippines which still has not been part of the mainstream list of vacation spots. However, for people who have gone there for the first time, the very first thing they realize is why haven’t they visited this place sooner.
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Diving in the Philippines: Explore the Fascinating Underwater World

 

The Philippines is a diver's paradise, boasting crystal clear waters, diverse marine life, and a wide variety of dive sites to explore. From pristine coral reefs to shipwrecks and WWII planes, diving in the Philippines offers something for all levels of experience.

One of the most popular diving destinations in the Philippines is Palawan, known for its clear waters and diverse marine life. The Tubbataha Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in the Sulu Sea and is home to over 600 species of fish and 360 species of coral. Divers can also explore the WWII shipwrecks in Coron Bay, considered some of the best wreck diving in the world.

Another top diving spot in the Philippines is Cebu, which is home to the Mactan Island Marine Sanctuary. This marine sanctuary is known for its healthy coral reefs and diverse marine life, including colorful tropical fish, sea turtles, and even whale sharks.

The Philippines also offers several world-class technical diving sites for those looking for a more advanced diving experience. The World War II wreck diving in Coron Bay and Anilao's muck diving sites are popular among technical divers.

The diving season in the Philippines is all year round, but the best time to visit is from October to June. The water temperature is around 28°C to 30°C and visibility is usually 30 to 40 meters.

The Philippines also has numerous dive centers and resorts that cater to divers of all levels, from beginners to professionals. They offer PADI and SSI certification courses, as well as diving packages and equipment rental.

Dive into the Philippines and discover the unique and fascinating underwater world that awaits you. Experience the beauty of the Philippines' underwater paradise.

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