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Portulano Dive Resort

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San Pablo | Anilao, Batangas, Bauan, Luzon 4201, Philippines
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

This review is long overdue - been here few times in past 6 years and this place still amazes me every time. Why I will go back repeatedly are 1. Continuous effort to upgrade the resort - creation of little corners and leisure activities for divers/non divers to have a truly relaxing holiday. Even when the resort is full, our... More 

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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive from the capital, Manila, takes about 4 hours due to traffic and road construction. But the trip is well worth it. After a 10 minute boat ride, the resort will amaze you. The food is great and the rooms are nice. I took an intro dive package and Carmela (dive instructor and resort owner) and Choi (dive master)... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just spent a weekend at Portulano to grab a few dives after being in Manila on business. Used the resort to arrange a driver and took about 2 hours to get there from Makati followed by a short 10 min boat ride (the resort is completely cut off from any roads which means no traffic noise and a very peaceful... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Portulano is away from the main anilao hub where most other divers stay but this is absolutely great as you have peaceful stay. Love the window that opens up to sea view. U can sleep with the windows open. Food is great as the kitchen crew are a fabulous lot. They take good care of ur meals. Diving with Portland... More 

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KL
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

i just simply did some reading on tripadvisor then i made the reservation. It turned out to be a very good experience and i will go back one day. It is not a 5 stars resort with luxury room, fine crusine restaurant and 5-star services But i have no complaint at all. In the 6 days, we woke up with... More 

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Jambi, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

First of all...I am missing Portulano already LOL. I still can't believe...only with about 2.5 hours-3 hours drive from the capital, there is a "paradise". I might say that this is one of the best diving trips ever and the next time I decide to have a vacation in Philippines, Portulano will definitely be one of the top choices. Just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

An isolated diving resort, 2hrs from Manila by car & requires access by boat. Easily organised by the resort. The accommodation itself has basic amenities, but very clean & well looked after. They are environmentally conscious which is a big plus. The beds are comfortable and water views are breathtaking from every room. I'm not a diver, but free dived... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Randomly decided to go back to the Philippines again for a dive trip and Batangas popped into picture. Situated 2 hours away from Manila (and coupled with cheap promo fares from Cebu Pacific). I made a impromptu booking for a room at Portulano. The place was simple but well kept and cosy. Love my room that was right at the... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I stayed at thie resort in Aril. 2014. It was lovely resort to relax before and after diving.I stayed at seaview studio room and it was cozy and clean. Located in isolated side of island, karaoke or drunken tourists didn't bother me. All resort and diving stuff were very nice and friendly with smile. And scubadiving was AWESOME!! Divemaster knew... More 

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Indonesia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Just got back around 2 days ago from Manila. Me, my brother and our friend had great time in Batangas with 10 dives in 4 days and ate too much deserts from the resort. We really planned this scuba diving trip for around 8 months and the email just back and forth around that time. The response was quick so... More 

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Address: San Pablo | Anilao, Batangas, Bauan, Luzon 4201, Philippines
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Location: Philippines > Luzon > Calabarzon Region > Batangas Province > Bauan
Number of rooms: 14
Also Known As:
Portulano Dive Hotel Bauan
Portulano Dive Resort Batangas/Bauan, Philippines

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