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Atlantis Dive Resort Dumaguete

4 stars

Philippines, Far East & Australia

The Atlantis Resort Dumaguete, offers an excellent standard of accommodation, diving, spa and scuba diving services in Dumaguete. With 40 guest rooms, pool, spa, superb restaurant and bar plus on site PADI dive centre. You can dive up to 5 dives a day including in your package with choice of shore or day boat diving.

The resort is approximately a 45 minute drive from Dumaguete Airport, in Sibulan on the south east coast of Dumaguete. The resort is set in it's own private gounds just outside of Dauin village, facing the Bohol sea.

There is a choice of guest rooms accommodation each with individually controlled air conditioning, ceiling fan, ensuite bathroom with shower and WC with solar heated hot water, supply of toiletries, fully stocked mini bar (with additional charge payable locally, cable TV, in room safety deposit box, flat screen LCD TV and coffee and tea making facilities in Suites, and terrace or balcony with garden furniture or hammock. All rooms have free WiFi. Categories of rooms include:

Deluxe Room With either one King (convertible to 2 Twin Beds) or one Queen size bed. Some deluxe rooms have adjoining rooms with connecting door with 2 Twin Beds and shared balcony. These work well for families.

Garden Suite With one King size bed (convertible to 2 twin beds), larger ensuite bathroom, DVD player and larger furnished balcony or patio.

Ocean Front Room   With one King size bed (convertible to 2 twin beds), DVD player and spacious balcony set next to the restaurant area with direct Ocean view and small garden area in front.

Seaview Suite  With one Queen size bed, dvd player small office with desk, larger balcony and sea view.

Premier Garden Suite   With two Queen size beds, DVD player, minibar and spacious living area.

The resort has a reception area, Toko's restaurant and bar area which is semi open with spectacular ocean views. The fresh water, non-chlorinated pool and resort are surrounded by tropical plants. With sunbeds and the pool is over 100 sqm in size with a shallow (1m) area, as well as a deeper (3m) area used for diving training. The friendly bar service offer refreshments, cocktails and freshly brewed italian style coffee. The resots newly renovated spa has four private therapy rooms, sauna, rain shower and offers offers a range of massage therapies. Open from 7am to 10pm you can prebook a range of resonably prices therapuetic and relaxing massage treatments including Swedish, sport, Siatsu, reflexology, hot stone, facials or body and beauty treatments including scrubs, wraps, hair or nails with combination packages available. The menu is freshly prepared using local products to an international standard with a la carte menu and specials displayed on the blackboard daily. The resort shop has a range of diving accessories and gifts to purchase including tshirts, rash vests and local arts and crafts. Internet is free with your stay at Atlantis and most areas of the resort have WiFi connection. The reception area has a complimentary desk top computer area.

Dive Centre

The Atlantis resort has it's own diving centre based withing the resort a few steps from your room. Spacious kitting up and personal locker area is allocated for each diver, with separate washing tanks for equipment and photographic equipment, spacious camera table and briefing area. Nitrox, re-breather and technical diving is available for qualified divers. Included in your package are up to 5 dives per day.

Camera Room
Dumaguete Resort a dedicated camera room with 21 individual cubbyholes to store equipment, a work surface 80cm deep and a total of nearly 14m long and floor space of over 21 square meters. Five air-guns are positioned around the room, 16 sets of power sockets in both 220 and 110 volts, paper towel dispensers for cleaning O-Rings, a shelf running the length of the work surface for battery chargers and eight fluorescent under-shelf lights for additional illumination for the all important O-Ring check. The room is climate controlled for comfortable working conditions and also has a 42-inch HD flat-screen TV mounted on the wall with both HDMI and USB connections. Guest can now preview their photos and video on the big screen at the end of a days great diving.

Our Opinion
The Resort welcomes you with the phrase "Arrive as a guest ... leave as a friend" and our experiene of the excellent, relaxed services bears true to this. From the reception, hotel facilites, wonderful dining and bar to the first class diving service. We highly recommend this resort.

Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Liveaboard Wreck Diving Tech Diving






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Best Time: Year Round (Oct-May)

Average Air temps: 30°C

Average Water temps:  21-24°C Dec-Feb, 25-30°C Mar-Nov.

Visibility: 15-40m.

Top Dive Sites: Puerto Galera - Dive Sites The Canyons, Donsol area, Verde Island, Dugon Wall Sabang Wreck, Shark Cave & Hole in the Wall. Coral Gardens (easy). Giant Clam (muck). Many outstanding wall dives. More >

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Great Reasons to Dive in the Philippines

  • Over 3000 species of fish.
  • 15,000 square miles of reef.
  • Plenty of dives for new divers.
  • Drift dives (some 5 knots+)
  • Numerous critter sites.
  • Whale shark and Giant Pacific mantas (Feb-May) at Donsol & Reef shark
  • Nesting & hatching turtles.
  • Photographers heaven.
  • Wrecks of Coron 'Mini Truk'



Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.