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Top 10 Resorts in Batangas for Your Scuba Diving Adventures

Don’t just dip your toe—dive in!

By: Rei L. | March 01, 2021

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Batangas scuba diving resort

Blessed with rich marine biodiversity and incredible underwater landscapes, Batangas is one of the best diving destinations in the Philippines. Given its proximity to Manila, it's no wonder many divers and beach lovers from the metro escape here often.

Whether you're a rookie or an expert in scuba diving, you'll definitely find a place to enjoy this amazing activity in Batangas. Check out these scuba diving resorts in the province to take your swimming session to the next level!


1. Eagle Point Resort

Address: Barangay Bagalangit, Anilao, Mabini, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Eagle Point Beach Resort in Batangas is also a great place to relax and take a dip.


Eagle Point Beach Resort rests on a cliff at the tip of the Calumpang Peninsula in Anilao, Batangas. It is said to be one of the biggest diving destinations because of its thirty diving spots that give you a variety of diving experiences, ranging from easy to challenging conditions.



At Eagle Point, two divers can go on two dives for PhP3,750 per head. These are inclusive of the boat trip to the site, weights and belts, two gas tanks, and a service guide for two dives. Meanwhile, a night dive costs Php2,950.00 per dive for a minimum of two divers.


2. La Luz Beach Resort

Address: Barangay Hugom, Laiya, San Juan, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Beautiful marine life is right in front of La Luz Beach Resort in Batangas.


Tucked away in the remote beaches of San Juan, Batangas, La Luz Beach Resort is a tropical haven which sees sparkling blue waters all year round. While it is a popular spot for a relaxing retreat, this resort also offers more thrilling activities like beach football and volleyball, banana boat rides, and of course, scuba diving.

La Luz has two diving spots that are conveniently in front of the resort. However, diving is only allowed for professionally licensed divers, and even then, dive masters or dive guides must still be arranged in advance for your safety. You just need to rent the equipment, which goes at PhP300 per tank, and PhP150 for 3 hours for snorkel and mask sets.



3. Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort

Address: Sitio Looc, Barangay Bagalangit, Mabini, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort is a stylishly designed resort with a view of the sea and the mountainside.


One boat ride away from Puerto Galera in Mindoro and Verde Island in Batangas, Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort is situated in a place blessed with a rich and colorful marine life that is especially sought after by marine photographers. It prides itself as being one of the divers' favorite destinations for underwater macro photography.

Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort offers different dive packages depending on the number of divers and boat dives (rates are available upon request at the resort's dive center). For those who want to try it for the first time or those who want to advance their diving skills, the resort also offers courses overseen by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) starting at PhP3,500.


4. Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort

Address: Barangay Sta. Ana, Calatagan, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort in Batangas will make you forget about stress.


Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort attracts beach-goers with its rustic cottage accommodations and pampering services that will make you forget about the stressful life in the city. What’s more, they have a wide range of recreational activities, including boat adventures, aqua sports, and diving activities that both beginners and professionals will enjoy.



For beginners, Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort offers intro dive packages: Package A, for up to two divers at PhP3,750/person and Package B, for three or more divers at PhP3,250/person. For certified divers, packages range from PhP2,000 to PhP4,500 depending on the size of the group, inclusive of boat rental, tanks, weights, and a divemaster.


5. Anilao Beach Club

Address: Brgy. San Jose, Mabini, Anilao, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Each dive site in Anilao Beach Club promises a memorable experience to divers.


Anilao Beach Club is a perfect retreat that provides a stark contrast to the city environment. The resort sits on a beautiful beachside landscape filled with palm trees and surrounded by green hills. It is also one of the best diving destinations if you want to explore different sites with splendid marine life.

Anilao Beach Club features more than 30 diving sites ranging from easy to advanced. For beginners, they offer an introductory lesson at PhP2,500 per person. For certified divers, rates start at PhP1,000 for one dive. Diving gears are available for rent at PhP1,600. You can also rent specific equipment at individual rates.



6. Dive and Trek

Address: Barangay San Pablo, Bauan, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Dive and Trek in Batangas is also a marine sanctuary known for its giant clams.


Located at a remote cove in San Pablo, Batangas and surrounded by blue waters, Dive and Trek is a place dedicated to enjoying scuba diving and island life. Both beginner and expert divers go here to experience world-class diving. After coming out of the water, all that's left to do is revel in the tranquility of the beach with a beer or two.

Day trips for divers are priced at PhP1,950, inclusive of welcome drinks, lunch, and snacks. Dive and Trek also offers an Overnight Diver Package at PhP5,500 which includes four meals, snacks, complimentary drinks, and scuba tank with unlimited air refills. You can rent a complete set of diving gears at PhP1,300 per day. If you want to be accompanied by a divemaster, the dive master fee is PhP1,300.


7. Casa Escondida

Address: Barangay Ligaya, Mabini, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

See marvelous marine creatures up close at Casa Escondida in Batangas.


Casa Escondida is a luxurious resort with modern minimalist accommodation and facilities designed by divers. Sharing in the rich marine biodiversity of Anilao, Batangas, this resort welcomes divers of different levels to try different diving experiences.



For certified divers, Casa Escondida offers day and night dives with a selection of about 40 dive sites around Anilao and the neighboring Maricaban Island in Tingloy. They also have PADI-certified specialty courses like Deep Diver, Night Diver, and Digital Underwater Photography.

Their day dive packages start at PhP6,500 for one person, while night dives start at PhP3,900 for one person. The rates cover the boat fee, two dives, the dive master fee, and tanks. Gear rentals are also available.


8. Pier Uno Resort

Address: Barangay Solo, Anilao, Mabini, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Experience being surrounded by a dancing school of fish.


Formerly known as Tanya's Dive University, Pier Uno Resort is one of the most established dive resorts in Anilao, Batangas that provide training courses to starting divers. This little rustic resort also sits on a luxurious spot where coral reefs and marine animals thrive. Rocks and pebbles cover the beach, while bright green trees and plants adorn the whole resort.



Boat rental for two dives is priced at PhP3,000 good for a maximum of eight persons. The divemaster fee is PhP800 per fun dive or PhP1,000 per photography dive, which is already good for one hour. Gears can also be rented individually or in a complete set for PhP1,000/day.


9. Portulano Dive Resort

Address: San Pablo, Bauan, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Go deeper and find greater discoveries.


Sitting quietly on the northern part of Anilao, Batangas is Portulano Dive Resort, a charming boutique embraced by a densely forested hill. The place oozes old-world charm and a welcoming air. In the shallow waters right in front of the resort, you can already see coral reefs teeming with life and you will discover more as you go farther and deeper into the ocean.

For certified divers, solo dives can be availed from PhP1,400 to PhP2,700 while group rates (for two or more people) can be availed for PhP950 to PhP1,900 per person. The rates include boat service, divemaster fee, tanks, weights, and weight belts. Gears can be rented individually or in full set.



Meanwhile, beginners can take the Discover Scuba Diving for Php4,000 for one-on-one sessions, PhP3,500 for 2 to 3 persons per class. This is inclusive of a knowledge session, confined water training, open water fun dive, and a full set of diving gear.


10. Asia Divers and El Galleon Beach Resort

Address: Small Lalaguna Beach, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro


Batangas scuba diving resort

Asia Divers and El Galleon Beach Resort is located in an area of Mindoro with a diverse species of fish and corals.


Asia Divers and El Galleon Beach Resort is a prime diving destination situated on the coast of Puerto Galera between Batangas and Mindoro. It caters especially to those who want to brush up their diving skills or learn as beginners with the help of experts. It is only a one-hour boat ride away from Batangas Port.

The resort offers recreational diving at PhP 1,325, inclusive of one dive, boat transfer, weight belt, tank, and guide. Night dives are also available for an additional fee of PhP612.

They also offer beginner courses for aspiring divers. PADI specialty courses, which let divers train in different environments, range from PhP1,961 to PhP69,854. The resort covers over 30 dive sites that can be reached within minutes.


Visit Yoorekka to find more cool things to do in Batangas!


Remember, about 70 percent of the Earth is covered in water. You haven't seen much of the world until you explore its oceans. Take your friends and loved ones to explore a whole new world starting in Batangas!


Stay safe as you travel! Make sure to follow social distancing protocols and observe health precautions wherever you go. Have a great trip!


* All photos are taken from the official website or Facebook pages of the given establishments.
* Prices may change without notice.


This article was originally published in Yoorekka on March 15, 2018.


Check out this video:


Due to changing quarantine measures, the activities, destination/s, store/s, establishment/s featured in this article might be temporarily prohibited or closed under the latest government policies. LGUs might also implement health protocols and travel requirements. Please get in touch with the establishment/s before visiting. Stay safe!


Batangas scuba diving resort

Blessed with rich marine biodiversity and incredible underwater landscapes, Batangas is one of the best diving destinations in the Philippines. Given its proximity to Manila, it's no wonder many divers and beach lovers from the metro escape here often.

Whether you're a rookie or an expert in scuba diving, you'll definitely find a place to enjoy this amazing activity in Batangas. Check out these scuba diving resorts in the province to take your swimming session to the next level!


1. Eagle Point Resort

Address: Barangay Bagalangit, Anilao, Mabini, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Eagle Point Beach Resort in Batangas is also a great place to relax and take a dip.


Eagle Point Beach Resort rests on a cliff at the tip of the Calumpang Peninsula in Anilao, Batangas. It is said to be one of the biggest diving destinations because of its thirty diving spots that give you a variety of diving experiences, ranging from easy to challenging conditions.



At Eagle Point, two divers can go on two dives for PhP3,750 per head. These are inclusive of the boat trip to the site, weights and belts, two gas tanks, and a service guide for two dives. Meanwhile, a night dive costs Php2,950.00 per dive for a minimum of two divers.


2. La Luz Beach Resort

Address: Barangay Hugom, Laiya, San Juan, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Beautiful marine life is right in front of La Luz Beach Resort in Batangas.


Tucked away in the remote beaches of San Juan, Batangas, La Luz Beach Resort is a tropical haven which sees sparkling blue waters all year round. While it is a popular spot for a relaxing retreat, this resort also offers more thrilling activities like beach football and volleyball, banana boat rides, and of course, scuba diving.

La Luz has two diving spots that are conveniently in front of the resort. However, diving is only allowed for professionally licensed divers, and even then, dive masters or dive guides must still be arranged in advance for your safety. You just need to rent the equipment, which goes at PhP300 per tank, and PhP150 for 3 hours for snorkel and mask sets.



3. Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort

Address: Sitio Looc, Barangay Bagalangit, Mabini, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort is a stylishly designed resort with a view of the sea and the mountainside.


One boat ride away from Puerto Galera in Mindoro and Verde Island in Batangas, Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort is situated in a place blessed with a rich and colorful marine life that is especially sought after by marine photographers. It prides itself as being one of the divers' favorite destinations for underwater macro photography.

Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort offers different dive packages depending on the number of divers and boat dives (rates are available upon request at the resort's dive center). For those who want to try it for the first time or those who want to advance their diving skills, the resort also offers courses overseen by the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) starting at PhP3,500.


4. Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort

Address: Barangay Sta. Ana, Calatagan, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort in Batangas will make you forget about stress.


Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort attracts beach-goers with its rustic cottage accommodations and pampering services that will make you forget about the stressful life in the city. What’s more, they have a wide range of recreational activities, including boat adventures, aqua sports, and diving activities that both beginners and professionals will enjoy.



For beginners, Stilts Calatagan Beach Resort offers intro dive packages: Package A, for up to two divers at PhP3,750/person and Package B, for three or more divers at PhP3,250/person. For certified divers, packages range from PhP2,000 to PhP4,500 depending on the size of the group, inclusive of boat rental, tanks, weights, and a divemaster.


5. Anilao Beach Club

Address: Brgy. San Jose, Mabini, Anilao, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Each dive site in Anilao Beach Club promises a memorable experience to divers.


Anilao Beach Club is a perfect retreat that provides a stark contrast to the city environment. The resort sits on a beautiful beachside landscape filled with palm trees and surrounded by green hills. It is also one of the best diving destinations if you want to explore different sites with splendid marine life.

Anilao Beach Club features more than 30 diving sites ranging from easy to advanced. For beginners, they offer an introductory lesson at PhP2,500 per person. For certified divers, rates start at PhP1,000 for one dive. Diving gears are available for rent at PhP1,600. You can also rent specific equipment at individual rates.



6. Dive and Trek

Address: Barangay San Pablo, Bauan, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Dive and Trek in Batangas is also a marine sanctuary known for its giant clams.


Located at a remote cove in San Pablo, Batangas and surrounded by blue waters, Dive and Trek is a place dedicated to enjoying scuba diving and island life. Both beginner and expert divers go here to experience world-class diving. After coming out of the water, all that's left to do is revel in the tranquility of the beach with a beer or two.

Day trips for divers are priced at PhP1,950, inclusive of welcome drinks, lunch, and snacks. Dive and Trek also offers an Overnight Diver Package at PhP5,500 which includes four meals, snacks, complimentary drinks, and scuba tank with unlimited air refills. You can rent a complete set of diving gears at PhP1,300 per day. If you want to be accompanied by a divemaster, the dive master fee is PhP1,300.


7. Casa Escondida

Address: Barangay Ligaya, Mabini, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

See marvelous marine creatures up close at Casa Escondida in Batangas.


Casa Escondida is a luxurious resort with modern minimalist accommodation and facilities designed by divers. Sharing in the rich marine biodiversity of Anilao, Batangas, this resort welcomes divers of different levels to try different diving experiences.



For certified divers, Casa Escondida offers day and night dives with a selection of about 40 dive sites around Anilao and the neighboring Maricaban Island in Tingloy. They also have PADI-certified specialty courses like Deep Diver, Night Diver, and Digital Underwater Photography.

Their day dive packages start at PhP6,500 for one person, while night dives start at PhP3,900 for one person. The rates cover the boat fee, two dives, the dive master fee, and tanks. Gear rentals are also available.


8. Pier Uno Resort

Address: Barangay Solo, Anilao, Mabini, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Experience being surrounded by a dancing school of fish.


Formerly known as Tanya's Dive University, Pier Uno Resort is one of the most established dive resorts in Anilao, Batangas that provide training courses to starting divers. This little rustic resort also sits on a luxurious spot where coral reefs and marine animals thrive. Rocks and pebbles cover the beach, while bright green trees and plants adorn the whole resort.



Boat rental for two dives is priced at PhP3,000 good for a maximum of eight persons. The divemaster fee is PhP800 per fun dive or PhP1,000 per photography dive, which is already good for one hour. Gears can also be rented individually or in a complete set for PhP1,000/day.


9. Portulano Dive Resort

Address: San Pablo, Bauan, Batangas


Batangas scuba diving resort

Go deeper and find greater discoveries.


Sitting quietly on the northern part of Anilao, Batangas is Portulano Dive Resort, a charming boutique embraced by a densely forested hill. The place oozes old-world charm and a welcoming air. In the shallow waters right in front of the resort, you can already see coral reefs teeming with life and you will discover more as you go farther and deeper into the ocean.

For certified divers, solo dives can be availed from PhP1,400 to PhP2,700 while group rates (for two or more people) can be availed for PhP950 to PhP1,900 per person. The rates include boat service, divemaster fee, tanks, weights, and weight belts. Gears can be rented individually or in full set.



Meanwhile, beginners can take the Discover Scuba Diving for Php4,000 for one-on-one sessions, PhP3,500 for 2 to 3 persons per class. This is inclusive of a knowledge session, confined water training, open water fun dive, and a full set of diving gear.


10. Asia Divers and El Galleon Beach Resort

Address: Small Lalaguna Beach, Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro


Batangas scuba diving resort

Asia Divers and El Galleon Beach Resort is located in an area of Mindoro with a diverse species of fish and corals.


Asia Divers and El Galleon Beach Resort is a prime diving destination situated on the coast of Puerto Galera between Batangas and Mindoro. It caters especially to those who want to brush up their diving skills or learn as beginners with the help of experts. It is only a one-hour boat ride away from Batangas Port.

The resort offers recreational diving at PhP 1,325, inclusive of one dive, boat transfer, weight belt, tank, and guide. Night dives are also available for an additional fee of PhP612.

They also offer beginner courses for aspiring divers. PADI specialty courses, which let divers train in different environments, range from PhP1,961 to PhP69,854. The resort covers over 30 dive sites that can be reached within minutes.


Visit Yoorekka to find more cool things to do in Batangas!


Remember, about 70 percent of the Earth is covered in water. You haven't seen much of the world until you explore its oceans. Take your friends and loved ones to explore a whole new world starting in Batangas!


Stay safe as you travel! Make sure to follow social distancing protocols and observe health precautions wherever you go. Have a great trip!


* All photos are taken from the official website or Facebook pages of the given establishments.
* Prices may change without notice.


This article was originally published in Yoorekka on March 15, 2018.


Check out this video:



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A writing major from UP Los Baños, Rei is currently pursuing a career in food and lifestyle writing. She is a self-indulgent, go-getting, independent twenty-something career girl who loves coffee, solitude, and hugs. A sentimental writer, she considers coffee shops her haven and writing her refuge.

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