PADI Diving Courses & Holidays

The Philippines

the philippines are fast becoming a premier diving destination with so many islands to choose from the diving possibilities are endless with something to suit everyone.  from thresher sharks and whalesharks to macro critters that would fit on a thumbnail and dive sights diverse in topography the philippines will soon be as busy as the likes of thailand and malaysia.
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Scuba Diving and Snorkelling Holidays in the Philippines

Suitable for singles, couple and families of all diving and snorkelling abilities

The Philippines, an archipelago of 7,107 islands, boasts over 27,000 square kilometres of coral reefs. There are over 1,000 species of marine life, 800 coral types and 25 shipwrecks to look forward to.

Located east of Borneo and at the apex of the Coral Triangle, the Philippines has great diving for all experience levels, and the opportunity to see a variety of marine life from the giant Whale Shark to the tiny Pygmy Seahorse and everything in between.

As there is suck a varety, it's a good idea, and entirely achievable, to visit two ir three of the main locations to get a real taste of what this welcoming and beautful county has to offer.


  • Malapascua Island is unmissable; world-famous for its Thresher Sharks and Marine Rays
  • Balicasag Island, from Alona Beach in the south of the province, boasts world class wall dives, schools of Barracuda and Jacks, and plenty of turtles
  • Apo Island, from Negros, offers more beautiful coral reefsand dense marine life, with the opportunity to spot White Tip Sharks sleeping in their cave
  • Turtles, Reef Sharks, Barracuda, Moray Eels and a host of marine life and macro critters can be discovered throughout the dive sites in Cebu, and you may even spot the occasional Manta Ray or Whale Shark paying a visit.

More Info

  • Time: GMT +8hrs

  • Flying Time: 14-18hrs (twin center recommended)

  • Language: Filipino, English and Spanish are widely spoken
  • Climate: The Philippines have a tropical, hot and humid climate.  From March to May is the dry season, the rainy season is June to November and the cool dry season runs November to April.  July to October experience heavy rainfall and storms.
  • Currency: Philippine Peso £1 = 60 PHP 
  • Visa Requirements: A 21-day holiday visa is granted on entry into the country for most EU passport holders


Easy Diving at Eden, Santander, Cebu

Philippines, Cebu, Santander,
From GBP 1,700 / 7 Nights

Easy Diving Sipalay, Negros

Philippines, Sipalay, Easy Diving Sipalay,
From GBP 1,500 / 7 Nights

Thalatta Resort, Dumaguete, Negros

Philippines, Damaguette, Zamboanguita,
From GBP 1,600 / 7 Nights


  •  All inclusive
     Full Board
     Half Board
     Bed & Breakfast
     Room only
  •  Twin
  •  Silver
  •  Whale Sharks
     Tiger Sharks
     Great Whites
     Manta Rays
     Reef Sharks
     Oceanic White Tips
     Coral reefs
  •  Nightlife
     Quiet area
     Sea views
     Tennis courts
     Kids area
     Suitable for non-divers
  •  Open Water
     Advanced O/W 20+ dives
     Advanced O/W 50+ dives
  •  Adults
     New divers
     Experienced divers


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