There are plenty of Dive Resorts in Dauin. Since scuba diving in Dauin is what made the town top in the tourism map, almost all the resorts offer scuba diving. However, finding the perfect resort as a scuba diver can be frustrating at times. One must consider the prices of the dive, the room, the amenities, transportation, and overall holiday experience. Check out some budget friendly dive resorts below!
Why Stay in Dauin?
The waters of Dauin is blessed with many aquatic creatures. It offers both natural and artificial reef and is perfect for macro or muck diving. Some of the great sea creatures you will find in the different Dive Sites in Dauin are flamboyant cuttlefish, frog fish, octopus, nudibranch, batfish, groupers, turtle, moral eels, seahorse, crabs, shrimps and many more! Dauin is also only one boat ride away from Apo Island, home to more than 650 documented species of fish and estimated to have over 400 species of corals. It takes about 20-30 minutes depending in which resort you go to and what type pf boat is used for the dive.
Dauin is also a great place to go scuba diving because it is away from the buzzing streets of Dumaguete, capital of the province. You can fully relax and enjoy the waves of the beach at peace. If you come along with a non-diving friend or family, there are plenty of dive resorts in Dauin that offers scuba diving courses. It will take about 2-3 days until you are certified as an Open Water, which is the first level of becoming a diver. For those who are not into scuba diving, snorkeling is still a great way to see and enjoy the aquatic life. Check the different dive sites in Dauin below!
Dive Resorts in Dauin
For those who wish to do more than just enjoying the sun, there are plenty of dive resorts in Dauin that you can stay in. The shores of Dauin offer great sites for both reef and muck diving. The sites can be enjoyed by almost all certified divers. There are some shallow reefs for open water divers and some artificial and natural corals in the deeper ends for advanced divers. If you are a non-diver, several dive resorts also conduct courses that only take 2-3 days.