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 and 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

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 (Inc Equipment)

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 Refresher

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 Discover Scuba Diving

This course is a subset of the PADI Open Water Diver course. If you're short on time but really want to become a diver, the PADI Scuba Diver rating might be right for you.

The PADI Scuba Diver course consists of three main phases:

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 (Nitrox) 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: