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Portulano Dive Resort

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A boutique resort in the more quiet side of what is popularly known as Anilao, Batangas. Portulano Dive Resort provides snorkeling and scuba diving services to Anilao/Mabini, Bauan, Tingloy popular dive sites. Wake up to the gentle sound of the waves with rooms directly fronting the sea with a bedside view of the ocean. It's a great place for both divers, non-divers having lots of private space to lounge and relax. Design and architecture is inspired by mediterranean colors accented by local materials and artistry.
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I came to Portulano with a group of friends from Manila. I have been to quite a few dive resorts along the coast in Anilao/Batangas and was expected Portulano to be similar. How wrong I was! Portulano is beautiful for divers and people looking for a retreat from the busy city.
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I booked a last minute getaway from Manila, literally last minute, like I was already on the 3 hr bus ride who U sttarted contacting dive resorts. Portulano respondd promptly. The resort is vertically bult into a hill so there is a lot of up and down steps, especially being on
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To get to this resort, you must arrive by boat, which is about 15 mins from the end of the road. Getting to the resort was a piece of cake. We got there and Daisy assigned us to a bottom floor rood. Very nice room but soon it was obvious that the AC would not handle the room
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Response from diveaddiction, Owner at Portulano Dive Resort
Responded 14 Jul 2018
Thanks for your feedback, the AC in the room you first stayed in is due for replacement and upgrade during the off season: August 2018, same with the mattresses. Just a note that the resort is not strictly just for divers, but a great place for skin divers, snorkelers, paddle boarders and kayaks, where there is abundant marine life to discover. But yes, not for your typical beach experience where there is a sandy beach you can wade in.
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Experience 3.5/5 The resort is for people who are looking to experience a relaxing getaway while learning to master Diving. Though I did not try my hand at diving and do not have any experience at all, I can see that the resort comes quite equipped for the basic necessities
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There is chilling , private and comfortable place. We got good service from staffs both on land and on boat. They very nice and helpful A lot of fantastic dive site around here especially muck dive. I would like to recommend to stay and dive with Portulano dive resort
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Portulano Rooms all have private verandas
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All rooms open up to a full view of the ocean!
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Yes, we offer PADI Courses. Please check out the details in our website, you can also reach us through our website, you can google Portulano Dive Resort as website links and email addresses are not allowed to be posted here.
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"Bring Globe LTE Internet, Smart LTE does not cover well here. Avoid brining too many things and keep the trip simple!"
"All rooms are ocean view."
"We stayed in the fan room, 2 floors up. It was perfect in January!"
"The tree house rooms are super nice. Cozy, quiet, rustic, and very intimate."
"We liked the rooms on the highest level but I also like climbing stairs. All rooms have water views,some have air conditioners."
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portulano dive hotel bauan
LOCATION
PhilippinesLuzonCalabarzon RegionBatangas ProvinceBauan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
14
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