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Liquid Dumaguete

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent four days in the fan cottages and learned open water courses there. Room: The room is spacious with soft mattress and good smell towel and sheets. There is no sanctuary materials like toothpaste, shampoo and condition but we have carried our own as a travelling habit. The fan is overall ok for night and there would be insects...

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Cagayan de Oro, Philippines
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're not a diving enthusiast but wants a nice place to stay in Dumaguete City, you'll like this. Rooms are individual cottages made of native materials, and all are facing the ocean, that's almost all there is to it in terms of "nice". The room rates are pricey but lacks the essential amenities, it has no cable TV, no...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great for diving but definitely not for Beach bum such as my self, I really wanted to Like this place but the experience we had was just unexpected for this beautiful resort, Big disappointment for us, a very pricey place definitely not for a budget traveler, no free pickup and drop off, they definitely charge too much...

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LiquidDumaguete, Manager at Liquid Dumaguete, responded to this review

Kim, We are very disappointed not to have met your expectations. Unfortunately as you and your partner had initially booked a Air Conditioned room for a single night through an online agency and decided to extend your stay with us we were unable to offer you the same room type. Unfortunately this can happen during peak season. As noted the...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend had won a four-night/six dive stay at Liquid. And frankly, when we arrived, I thought we had been had. Imagine my surprise to wake up for our first morning of diving to a veritable bamboo paradise. With its beachfront scuba access to its treetop dining room / veranda, Liquid was something literally out of a Captain Cook sea...

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LiquidDumaguete, Manager at Liquid Dumaguete, responded to this review

Greg, Thank you for taking the time out to provide us with a glowing review. It was an abosolute pleasure to have yourself and friend join us for a stay. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the diving so much. We would like to extend a friendly 'hello' from all of us here and hope you will...

Tulum, Mexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend Liquid Dive Resort. Great accommodation, dive facilities and staff. Excellent muck and reef dives. Thanks Rocky for finding us all those great critters. Thank you Zoe & Tim, we didn't want to leave, but we'll be back.

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LiquidDumaguete, Manager at Liquid Dumaguete, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time out to provide us with a fantastic review. Great to hear that you have enjoyed the diving here and Rocky certainly has an eye for the tiny critters in Dauin. I will pass on your praise to him. Hope to have you back for some more dives! Kind regards, Jim Resort Manager

Salem, Oregon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent several days her diving and getting Advanced certification. The dive staff was professional, the accommodations very comfortable. Everyone went out of their way to make us feel welcome and cared for. Can't wait to go back next year!

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LiquidDumaguete, Manager at Liquid Dumaguete, responded to this review

Can't wait to have you back! It was an absolute pleasure to have you stay and dive with us. A big hello from all of the team here and we hope to see you both join us again next year. Thanks Jim Resort Manager

Ao nang
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Dauin for two days of diving in the well known muck paradise that are around Dauin. The dives were incredible whit all the weird creatures that we found as seahorses, robust ghost pipefish, numerous Nudibranches, seamouth, tons of shrimps and some really cool mantis shrimps. Most of all I want to thank my excellent guides Carlo &...

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LiquidDumaguete, Manager at Liquid Dumaguete, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with a review. We are pleased to here that Dauin's muck diving lived up to it's expectations. We hope you can come back again and enjoy some more dives with Rocky and Carlo! We are also pleased to hear once again that our crew are personable and friendly. Kind regards, Jim...

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my husband rented a hut without air con, which was perfectly enough as it is on the sea front you get a nice cool breeze coming in and the fan is more than enough to keep the room cool at night. We spent 7 great days here, unfortunately too short. Enjoyed 9 dives each where we saw so...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I selected Liquid Dive as a place for my husband and I to become Open Water certified, and we were not disappointed. This place is a 5 star resort, yet quite affordable, and both the grounds and the accommodations are stunning. It's sort of like a private little Eden for divers. The atmosphere is very chill, and all the guests...

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LiquidDumaguete, Manager at Liquid Dumaguete, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide a detailed and excellent review for Liquid! We are so happy to hear that we lived up to all expectations from our budget to beachfront cottages, dive instruction and dive quality and restaurant. We hope you can find the time to come back for another stay and of course, keep diving! Kind...

Sanur, Indonesia
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a lot of fun with our guide Carlo who recently came down from working in Malapascua. Carlo has excellent English and will no doubt become a favourite there. He has a good eye and is attentive to detail and service. Liquid arranged for a van transfer from Malapascua which made a long travel day bearable....

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LiquidDumaguete, Manager at Liquid Dumaguete, responded to this review

Harvey, Thank you for your time in providing extensive feedback for Liquid. We appreciate all of your comments and have passed on the feedback to Carlo, Irish and Adrian and of course the rest of the team. We absolutely agree that it is a fantastic idea to have our professional level students introduce themselves to guests as they are certainly...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Liquid caters to the modern day traveler that can do without Television, mini bar or a private butler, but still wants a comfortable place to hang their hat. A budget PADI 5* IDC dive resort based in a quiet beach location 25 minutes from Dumaguete city. Scuba diving in the Philippines is amazing, explore it with our PADI 5 Star IDC Dive Resort. Liquid Dive Dumaguete is your home away from home where you are part of the family. Affordable, comfortable modern facilities with a native twist set on a large beach front property with views of Apo and Siquijor Islands. Whether you are a flashpacker, backpacker or holidaymaker Liquid is the place for you. Talk to like minded travelers over family style dinners after a day of world class dives. Our team understand the need for comfort on a budget in a friendly relaxing atmosphere and that's exactly what we offer, after all we live here!! - eat, sleep, dive...live - it's that simple ... more   less 

Additional Information about Liquid Dumaguete

Address: Km 12.5, Bulak, Dauin, Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental 6200, Philippines
Location: Philippines > Visayas > Negros Island > Negros Oriental > Dumaguete City > Dauin
Price Range: $30 - $66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Liquid Dumaguete Dauin, Dumaguete City, Philippines
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Dauin
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Dauin
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“Sea front is great, nice and cool, but we took a night to get used to the sound of the waves :D”
 of 5 bubbles Lily2207, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“beach front fan cottages are a great value with killer view”
 of 5 bubbles brennas984, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Cabanas are amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles kirklindgren, Jul 20, 2016 | Read review
“New rooms have A/C”
 of 5 bubbles timsmith91, May 3, 2016 | Read review
“Request a room with an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles LeonardS950, Mar 20, 2016 | Read review
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