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We attended the Anilao Underwater Photo Workshop in April 2018. This was our first photo workshop experience and first trip to the Philippines.
Crystal Blue Resort was great. Every single staff member was attentive and as helpful as possible. I cannot say enough about how...More
Comfortable although basic rooms with en-suite facilities that are kept spotless and tidy throughout our stay.
Excellent food with plenty of choices including local dishes and superb sweets from the dedicated kitchen team.
The equipment, facilities and dive guides are very knowledgeable and keen to...More
Amazing time learning about underwater photography and lightroom! Mike runs an amazing resort with world class diving, lodging, and food! 4 dives a day plus lectures. The meals were buffet style with both western and asian cuisines. Lots of fresh foods. Very delicious! All you...More
Muck diving at its best. Staff knocked themselves out. Boat crew and Glenn, dive master, safety conscious to the max. Glenn found every critter on our list and so much more. Food VERY good! The bed was hard as a brick bat, but we slept...More
Chose this resort because Mike Bartick hosts an intensive, macro photo workshop for divers. The driver picked us up from our Manila hotel, and it was about a two and a half hour drive south to Mabini, Batangas where the resort is.
Van air-conditioned, and...More
Thank Leah M
Response from Mike B, General Manager at Crystal Blue ResortResponded 11 April 2018
Thank you for the kind words Leah, were all happy you enjoyed your experience at CBR.
Response from Mike B | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Please be careful as the power in the Philippines runs on 220, a 2 prong, round/flat socket is available in most rooms and areas at the resort including our camera room. However just because it fits doesn't always mean... More
Hi, Please be careful as the power in the Philippines runs on 220, a 2 prong, round/flat socket is available in most rooms and areas at the resort including our camera room. However just because it fits doesn't always mean its safe. Be sure to read the rating of the device to be used. Small electric razors and hairdryers will most certainly burn out.