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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White sand beach in Camiguin

Camiguin Island

Camiguin
Camiguin’s rustic environment perfectly blends with its pristine and natural scenery. This makes the island an ideal travel destination to those who long for a laid back yet exciting vacation and adventure.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sunset sky over Mactan Island

Mactan Island

Cebu
Mactan is known as Coral Island and thus, one of the major tourist destinations of Cebu. Mactan offers a variety of underwater and cultural activities that you will surely enjoy!
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Baywalk of Puerto Princesa City

Puerto Princesa

Palawan
Puerto Princesa is an internationally known landmark and home of one of the New7Wonders of Nature. It is an exciting and beautiful destination that you will want to visit.
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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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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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Minasangay Island Ecological Park & Resort aerial view

Minasangay Island Ecological Park & Resort

Eastern Samar
Minasangay Island Ecological Park and Resort was established in 2008 in the municipality of Balangkayan, Eastern Samar. It is a 50-hectare mangrove park and protected area having pristine waters, amazing rock structures, and breathtaking scenery.
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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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