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dive liveaboard specialists .... the world's finest diving
A short transfer from Manila takes you to the island of Mindoro, where you will find a warm welcome at the Atlantis Puerto Galera Resort and its access to vivid corals, sponges, fans & critters.
There are 40 en-suite guest rooms & suites set in a tropical garden. All rooms have air conditioning plus ceiling fans, eco-friendly solar-heated water, cable TV, mini-bars and coffee & tea facilities plus wireless internet connections and DVD players. There's a top-notch restaurant which provides daily feasts prepared with fresh local products.
For photographers, there is an incomparable Multimedia Room that accommodates both still photographers and videographers.
Other activities include snorkeling, kayaking, golf, beach & island hopping, trekking, sunset cruises and visits to local cultural spots.
As to the diving itself, you can do 4 dives per day from the resorts boats at sites which are mainly within minutes of the dock. Dusk and night dives are offered at an additional cost.
Diving near the resort is well-known for fabulous table coral, magnificent sponges and gorgonian sea fans in colors from deep purple to bright orange ... and all of this splendor is a critter haven - giant frogfish, butterflyfish, hawkfish, octopus, cuttlefish, neon damsel fish, schools of moorish idols and razor fish ..... and SO much more.
But, never fear, for big animal lovers, there are also a few sites with plenty of pelagics ... and two or three incredible dives for advanced divers with strong currents, Manta rays, thresher sharks and hammerhead sharks .... plus a super shark cave.
You'll find both rebreather and technical diving available from the resort and you'll be impressed by the terrific staff of dive guides and first-rate PADI education center with excellent facilities, should you wish to take advantage of any of the many courses they offer.