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Aqua Venture Reef Club

Anilao, Mabini, Luzon, Philippines
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been visiting them since 2004. Excellent and friendly staff (Restautrant and Dive Shop). Food is great and rates are competetive. The changing rooms for day trippers are clean. This is our first choice whenever we do day trips in Anilao. I just wish they renovate their rooms.

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Manila, Philippines
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We booked three nights at Aquaventure, but left after only 8 hours almost entirely because of the rooms we were offered. Our initial room was dank and smelled like it had seen its best days in the 1970's, and seemed like it hadn't been updated since then. It was musty, and the wall air conditioning unit made a lot of... More

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Shenzhen, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

The resort is right st the shore; you can do shore diving, but unlikely as there r lots of stones and wavy usually. Food is good, but for 3-4 days only, not too variable. There r some other resorts around, but hard to gethere by road or shore. Mainly u will stay in the resort, around the pool or bar... More

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Manila, Philippines
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I emailed Ronnie Corpuz at his email address given on their website to make a booking for 3 PAX over 2 consecutive weekends. After waiting for 6 days for a reply in vain I tried to phone the resort on the phone number of their website. Operator told me the phone number was incorrect. So I emailed again asking for... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

We stayed 4 nights here on a diving package. We were collected on time at the airport and traveled in a comfortable car to the resort, around 2 hrs drive. On arrival we were shown to our room which was a long climb up to the top floor. The room was tiny and aircon was noisy and old. We barely... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We have stayed here many times over the past few years and have always had a great visit. The staff is very friendly and helpful and Bong, the manager, does a great and personable job. Staff turnover seems very slight and now when we visit it's almost like seeing family again. A year or so ago they remodeled the dining... More

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Beijing, Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This is my first time to dive in Philippines. My dive club chose Aqua Venture. This is a very good place for diving, especially our dive guide - Allen - who can always find things for us, even though the place we thought there was not anything to find. Night dive is another wonderful dive during the trip. All in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

My cousin who lives in the Philippines took me to Aquaventure to do some diving. We drove from Manila and arrived around 11 AM. The resort was still able to accomodate our needs and we got into the water right away. We did a total of 3 dives. As a PADI Divemaster, I was able to observe the resort staff... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

You should meet Steven, better known as T-bone, one of the best among the fantastic staff at the resort. I celebrate my birhday at the resort every year with my diver friends and each time we have a great time, diving, dining and partying. Make your reservation for your group before you come.If you start early you can do two... More

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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

I stayed mid week at the aquaVenture Reef Club and I am pretty sure I was the only one there. However, the place fills up on the weekends with divers from Manila; I noted the staff activity increased Friday afternoon for the new arrivals. The breakfast came with the room and it could easily feed three people. I had to... More

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Address: Anilao, Mabini, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Calabarzon Region > Batangas Province > Mabini
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