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San Teodoro, Mabini, Luzon, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Ive been to this place for a day dive and for a weekend dive. You would have to go up and down steep stairs especially if your room is on the upper floor. Staff are fairly friendly. Food could be better. House reef is great: Twin Rocks. What I dislike about this place is it's difficult to get too, lots... More 

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St. Albert, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

During a tour through the Batangas Region we stayed for the night and half a day at the resort. The rooms were clean and large, but don't expect amenities like a television. WiFI is available, but is spotty in the rooms -- reception is best in the eating areas. While we were at the resort all food was served buffet... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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23 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Nearest from manila just 2-3hrs by public transportation bus..any terminal to mabini batangas will do.If by own or charter 1-1.5hrs journey only all minus traffic if hv add 1hr. Only diving splendor mainly marco small critters good for photographers.slightly upscale in pricing packages including accommodation 3 meals a day n diving..

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Located down Anilao peninsula wife and we spent an excellent relaxation week. Our (green) room was freshly renovated; does not exactly come with a view or a balcony, but was sparkling clean with great bathroom attached. Meals are on the terrace : our standard table was just facing the sea; food was varied and in quantities (systematically soup, meat, vegetable,... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Diving : Excellent DM : Excellent -We had Herbert as our DM and Gerrard, they brought us to good dive sites and will help to find the sea life. Room : Good -climb up a bit as our room at the top. -clean room, got hot water Staff: Very friendly and helpful overall our stay at PD was a great... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

As many have said already, this property is very basic. Rooms are quite old, and with very simple furnishings. Think foam mattresses, etc. At the time of this trip it was just after a typhoon, so some of the amenities were not working (wifi, hot water). They can't be faulted for this, and did have a generator all night for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Planet Dive has become my go-to dive resort since I moved to Manila. Having tried several competitors previously PD has earned my repeat business due to: 1. it's location near the better dive sites, secret bay, secret garden and the reefs of Sombrero island 2. a good house reef (which you can dive for free after 2 boat dives) 3.... More 

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I recently made a weekend trip to Planet Dive with my two sons, purely for diving. We've been in Anilao before, but in other resort. I guess it is needless to say, that Anilao is one of the premium spots for diving. 30+ sites within striking distance of banga gives you plenty to choose from, and reason to come back.... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Spent 3 days/2 nights here and my entire stay was very pleasant. The buffet approach when it comes to the meals is a very nice touch especially for divers who spends the entire day going in and out of the water. The resort staff are very nice and accommodating. Rooms are clean and spacious. As for the SCUBA center, it... More 

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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We've been to a few resorts in Anilao, Mabini but Planet Dive is where we keep coming back every Lenten season. For one, it houses one of the best marine protected reefs in the country that guests from nearby resorts hire boats to see the Twin Rocks, which is right in front of Planet Dive. Buffet seafood is great. Nothing... More 

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Address: San Teodoro, Mabini, Luzon, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Luzon > Calabarzon Region > Batangas Province > Mabini
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 17
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