The Philippines is a divers ultimate paradise with its tropical climate, extensive sandy beaches and never-ending coral reefs. With three main clusters of islands, the diving is perfectly suited to divers of all levels – beginners and professionals alike. You can dive on the shores of your resort or hop on a boat to access the sheer reef walls and atolls further away.

With whale sharks, coral reefs and wreck diving, there is so much on offer, be it in World War II wreck-filled Palawan, dazzling Boracay or Cebu. Discover the tiny island of Panglao off the coast of Bohol, which is a well-renowned diving spot, home to the eternally cute and tiny 10cm tarsier – one of the most endangered primates left in the world.

See below for our favourite places to head in the Philippines for the ultimate diving holiday, be it on a honeymoon or with your whole family.

Properties for Diving in the Philippines


Palawan, Philippines

The postcard perfect Amanpulo seems to have it all - glistening white sand, balmy turquoise ocean, exclusivity, privacy and ultra-luxurious accommodation all on a peaceful and tropical hidea…

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