Buceo Anilao Beach & Dive Resort

The ideal place to experience the Philippines’s excellent service and hospitality.

The Buceo Anilao Beach & Dive Resort is located in Mabini just 2 and half hours’ drive from Manila airport. This family friendly resort is great for people looking for a combination of adventure and relaxation as you can choose from spending your days beneath the waves diving, indulging yourself with spa treatments or taking part on a number of excursions. You can also enjoy the evenings looking at the amazing oceanic views from one of the hillside infinity pools or gaze at the sunset from your own private balcony or terrace.

The resort has 10 exclusive sea view deluxe cabanas located up the hill with a private balcony or terrace. The Buceo Anilao Beach & Dive Resort is the only resort that has a sandy beach so the views from all of the Cabanas are breath taking.

The resort has a dive centre on site providing a variety of courses and daily diving trips to some of the most exciting dive sites around the Anilao area. There are over 50 dive sites to choose from, great for macro, much, wreck, cave and reef diving.

Whether you want to dive, relax or enjoy some adventure this is the ideal resort for you. Picnics, treks, tours and cultural talks can all be arranged for you at the resort for a small fee.

Board Basis

Bed & Breakfast Bed & Breakfast
Half Board Daily breakfast and dinner
Sea View Cabanas

Sea View Deluxe Cabanas

The sea view deluxe cabanas are located up the hill surrounded by the trees whilst offering magnificent sea views. They hold a maximum of 3 adults and come with 2 double beds and 1 single bed.

  • Fan
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Balcony
  • Wi-Fi



Monday, 03 August 2015

Underwater Transformation

It’s probably one of those things Instructors get used to, as the number of students they work with increases the smaller details may tend to lose their sharpness.

Underwater Transformation

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Buceo Anilao Dive Centre

Buceo Anilao Beach Resort

The Buceo Anilao Dive Centre is a PADI dive centre located on the beach right in front of the Buceo Anilao Beach Resort offering diving trips to some of the most exciting dive sites around the Anilao area. The dive centre is complete with the traditional Filipino diving boats (Bankas), brand new diving and snorkelling equipment and NITROX fills for those wanting to maximise bottom time.

The air conditioned classroom is equipped with modern amenities to accommodate photography and marine life courses as well as the range of PADI courses on offer.

The state of the art camera room with 18 individual working stations is the ideal place for you to work on your underwater footage and keep your cameras protected.

Pre-Bookable Special Trips:

Verde Island or Puerto Galera - £28 per person (minimum 5 divers) or £144 fuel surcharge to be divided among divers/boat

Please Note:

Dive Rates Do Not Include - Sanctuary Dive Fees of USD5 per diver per day

Equipment Rental Payable Locally - Per Day

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver

The Advanced Open Water Diver program gives you the opportunity to take your diving skill to the next level through three new areas of diving.
You complete your Deep Dive, Underwater Navigation Dive, Night Dive and two other dives for a total of five to attain your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.

This certification includes five dives, including the Deep Diver, the Underwater Navigation Diver and three of the following: You’ll plan your learning path with your instructor by choosing from a long list of Adventure Dives. There are two required dives – Deep and Underwater Navigation – and you choose the other three, for a total of five dives. During the Deep Adventure Dive, you learn how to plan dives to deal with the physiological effects and challenges of deeper scuba diving. The Underwater Navigation Adventure Dive refines your compass navigation skills and helps you better navigate using kick-cycles, visual landmarks and time.

The other knowledge and skills you get vary with your interest and the adventures you have – photography, buoyancy control, fish identification, exploring wrecks and many more.

PADI Open Water Diver

This is the most popular dive program in the world! And can be your chance to have a lifetime of intense adventures.

The PADI Open Water Diver course consists of three main phases:

Knowledge Development ( online, independent study or in a classroom) to understand basic principles of scuba diving
Confined Water Dives to learn basic scuba skills
Open Water Dives to use your skills and explore!

PADI Scuba Review

Refresh your scuba diving skills and knowledge. Go over important dive safety concepts.

You’ll go over important dive safety concepts, dive planning essentials and problem management. Your PADI Professional will have you practice putting your gear together and doing a pre-dive safety check with your buddy. In the water, you’ll review all the basic scuba skills with a focus on good buoyancy control.

PADI Rescue Diver

Become a Rescue Diver. A great level to be. You will have the skills to aid your fellow divers in an emergency.

The PADI Rescue Diver course prepares you to deal with dive emergencies, minor and major, using a variety of techniques. Through knowledge development and rescue exercises, you learn what to look for and how to respond. During rescue scenarios, you put into practice your knowledge and skills. Topics include:

PADI Enriched Air Diver

The most popular PADI specialty course. Scuba diving with enriched air nitrox gives you more no decompression time, especially on repetitive scuba dives.

You’ll learn why diving with air that has higher oxygen and lower nitrogen content gives you more bottom time, along with enriched air equipment considerations. During a practical session, and two optional (or required) scuba dives, you’ll:

PADI Drift Diver

Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating. The course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive down rivers and use ocean currents to glide along.

Along with drift diving techniques and procedures, you’ll:

PADI AWARE Coral Reef Conservation

This course helps you appreciate the complexity of coral reef habitats and teaches how you can help conserve these vital systems.

Through classroom discussions, you learn:

PADI AWARE Fish Identification

Enjoy dives even more when you can recognize and identify fish families and their characteristics.

During two scuba dives, you’ll learn:

PADI Underwater Navigator

Fine-tune your underwater observation skills and learn to use your compass more accurately. This course may count towards college credit, ask your instructor.

You’ll learn the tools of the trade, including navigation using natural clues and by following compass headings. During three scuba dives, you’ll practice:

PADI Night Diver

The underwater world changes as day creatures retire & nocturnal organisms emerge. If you've wondered what happens underwater after the sun goes down, enrol in the PADI Night Diver Specialty course.

Scuba diving at night teaches you to focus on what you can see in your light’s beam, on controlling your buoyancy by feel, on staying with your buddy and on paying attention to details you may overlook during the day. During three night dives, you’ll practice:

PADI Deep Diver

Explore deeper dive sites with confidence at depths down to 40 metres/130ft. Learn to manage your gas supply, go over buddy contact procedures, and buoyancy control.

Your training starts by reviewing reasons for deep diving and how important it is to know your personal limits. During four deep dives with your instructor, you’ll go over:

PADI Divemaster

Be a leader who mentors and motivates others. Gain dive knowledge, supervision abilities, and become a role model to divers around the world.

The PADI Dive master course teaches you to be a leader and take charge of dive activities. Through knowledge development sessions, water skills exercises and workshops, and hands-on practical assessment, you develop the skills to organize and direct a variety of scuba diving activities. Topics and practical workshops include: