Puerto Galera Philippines Diving Atlantis Dive Resort with Accommodation

Written on December 1, 2009 – 5:59 am | by Etravel |

Atlantis Beach Resort is one of the premier dive resort and dive centers of Puerto Galera. The resort’s motto is people come first and the resort’s staff which have a decade of experience in all areas will see to it that guests will have everything they need. The resort also prides in giving the experience of just like coming home when guests come for a return visit. Come to Puerto Galera Mindoro and dive with Atlantis to discover and explore the beauty of the underwater world.

Since Puerto Galera Mindoro is one of the diving destination in the Philippines and Asia, it offers numerous world class dive sites to business and leisure tourist travelers who love diving. The Atlantis Dive Resort provides luxurious and comfortable accommodation to visitors and guests. The resort’s forty guest rooms are divided into nine different types of accommodations to choose from. These are the Double deluxe rooms, Twin deluxe rooms, standard seaview rooms, Flintstone house, Flintstone seaview suites, Coconut terrace, seaview terrace, Executive suite and the Honeymoon suite. All rooms have climate-controlled air conditioning, mini bar with  refrigerator, complimentary toiletries, ceiling fans, private toilet and bath with hot and cold shower, cable TV, in-room  safety deposit box, coffee and tea making facilities, DVD player and wireless internet connection.

Facilities of the resort include massage room, swimming pool, restaurant, seaview bar, conference rooms, retail shop and  camera room. The massage room offers massage and spa services as well as manicure, pedicure and body scrubs. Aside from taking a refreshing dip in the clear waters around the resort, guests can also cool off at the resort’s swimming pool. The pool has a shallow wading area and a deep are of up to 3 meters. The resort’s in-house restaurant, Toko is fast becoming the “in” restaurant in town with its daily changing menus for lunch and dinner and theme nights served buffet style. All the ingredients that are used in cooking are fresh bounties daily. The Seaview bar or the 50 Bar is the place where guests can listen to great music while sipping their favorite drink. The bar is well-stocked with favorite local as well as international beverages. The resort’s conference room can seat up to 25 persons. It is equipped with climate controlled air conditioning, whiteboard, LCD projector, TV and video, and wireless internet. This room is ideal for small business meetings. Snacks and drinks can be served or have your own mini bar in the room for complete privacy. it is located at the main building of the resort with access to the restaurant, swimming pool and comfort rooms. For souvenir items as well as daily necessities, the resort’s retail shop has it all. It also has a complete line of dive equipments, accessories, computers, travel books and postcards. Atlantis’ camera room is for people who can’t live without internet connection. Computer rental is available here as well as facilities for underwater camera and video viewing or editing.

There is no idle time here at Atlantis because there are many things that will occupy the guests’ time. Guests can go kayaking, snorkeling, golfing, join the Hash run, go to the gym, enjoy a fun run or go jet skiing. Tours are alos offered and can be arranged. Tours to the Paradise Reptile Zoo, Sunset cruise, Tamaraw Falls, Mangyan Village, Turukan or Hidden paradise Falls are available. Beach and island hopping tours can also be arranged. This tour include visits to the White beach, Coco beach, Haligi, Bayanan and other beaches.

The pride of the resort is the Atlantis Azores which is a world class boutique restaurant and live aboard dive boat. Amenities include stat rooms that have climate controlled air conditioning, a hairdryer and en suite facilities, towels and internet connection. There is no specific dress code aboard the Atlantic Azores. Transformers and a charging station are available. Children under 15 years old are not allowed on Azores div charters. The boat has comprehensive medical plans for diving and non-diving emergencies and has first aid kits, oxygen and defibrillators available. Typically five dives a day are arranged on the live aboard trips; this may vary slightly on some itineraries and due to weather or other concerns. Currents, conditions and logistics require that all dive groups stay together at all time. Live aboard diving can be more demanding than typical resort weeks and it is highly recommend taking a refresher course prior to your trip if you have not been in the water for a while. Rental dive equipments are available with prior arrangement. Every diver must have their own visual (signal tube) and surface audible (whistle, not tank banger or underwater device)) signaling device while diving aboard Azores. The Azores features a large camera table and rinse tanks. Each evening guests will be treated to either one of Atlantis’s unique marine life presentations, a picture slide show or a presentation on your next destination. A wide selection of movies, PS3 games, books and magazines are available at the boats’ library.

Atlantis teaches PADI recreational dive courses, giving them the support of the world’s largest and most widely recognized training agency. There are many dive courses that are offered such as kids diving, discover scuba, open water, scuba diving, advanced open water, rescue diving, master scuba diver, divemaster and some specialty courses.

Puerto Galera lies on the northern tip of the island of Oriental Mindoro, approximately 110km south of Manila. There are many routes and modes of transportation to get to Atlantis Beach Resort. You can also arrange with the resort your mode of transportation and transfer needs upon reservation.

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