February 21, 2018

5 Beach Resorts in the Philippines for Underwater Photography

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  • Underwater photography is a special activity that lets you capture the beauty of the world beneath the surface of the ocean, something that not everyone gets to see every day. It is a very common interest, especially among scuba divers.

    If you are a certified diver, then you can best enjoy this activity. While you can also capture photos while swimming or snorkeling, you can take more stunning photos of life in the underwater world when you go scuba diving.

    If you’re looking for beach resorts where you can practice your underwater photography with some professional assistance, here are some of the best beach resorts in the Philippines that you can head to on your next diving escapade.

    Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort
    Anilao, Batangas

    Image may contain: indoorThe camera room at Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort can accommodate up to 18 underwater photographers. /IMAGE Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort Facebook page

    Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort is nestled on the coast of Anilao, a very popular scuba diving destination in Batangas that harbors a rich marine life and colorful underwater landscapes. This dive resort can provide the gear and tools needed for underwater photography. They have custom-designed boats that are ideal for carrying underwater photography equipment. Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort also houses a camera room that can help photographers set up their cameras and dry their equipment after a dive.

    Website: aiyanar.com
    Facebook page: www.facebook.com/AiyanarAnilao

    Also read: Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort

    Blue Ribbon Dive Resort
    Puerto Galera

    Image may contain: one or more peopleBlue Ribbon Dive Resort has about 40 dive sites in Puerto Galera. /IMAGE Blue Ribbon Dive Resort Facebook page

    Blue Ribbon Dive Resort can bring underwater photographers to over 40 dive sites around Puerto Galera, where you can not only find colorful corals and fish but also eerily beautiful wrecks and mucks. If you want to enhance your skills in underwater photography, Blue Ribbon Dive Resort also offers PADI Digital Underwater Photography and Underwater Photography courses.

    Website: blueribbondivers.com
    Facebook page: www.facebook.com/Blueribbonphilippines

    Also read: Puerto Galera spots

    Johan’s Beach and Dive Resort
    Subic, Zambales

    You can explore and take photos of the USS New York Dive Site in Subic. /IMAGE Johan’s Beach and Dive Resort website

    Located in Subic, Zambales, about three hours away from Manila, Johan’s Beach and Dive Resort is one of the oldest diving schools in the region which also offers underwater photography courses. They cover more than 30 dive spots along Subic Bay, which is also very famous for the various shipwrecks you can find deep in the water.

    Website: subicdive.com
    Facebook page: www.facebook.com/johanssubic

    Also read: Inflatable Island: Asia’s biggest floating playground opens in PH this April 2017

    Savedra Dive Center
    Moalboal, Cebu

    Scuba Dive Resort has about 20 dive spots around Moalboal. /IMAGE Savedra website

    Moalboal is a quaint little beach town in Cebu that harbors great beauty underneath its waters. When doing underwater photography, you are sure to capture a variety of marine species like huge sea turtles and vibrant corals. Savedra Dive Resort has about 20 dive spots around Moalboal where you can find various subjects for underwater photography, like coral reefs, marine sanctuaries, and muck diving spots. They also offer PADI Underwater Photography courses.

    Website: www.savedra.com
    Facebook page: www.facebook.com/SavedraDiveCenter

    Also read: Get to know Cebu’s Diving Destination: Moalboal

    Camiguin Volcan Beach Eco Retreat and Dive Resort
    Camiguin Island, Bohol

    Camiguin Volcan Beach will let you explore dive sites around Camiguin Island. /IMAGE Camiguin Volcan Beach website

    While Camiguin’s best known underwater attraction is the Sunken Cemetery, Camiguin Volcan Beach Eco Retreat and Dive Resort will let you see more of the lesser-known beauty that surrounds the island and help you capture it through the lens. They have 12 dive sites listed on their website, which include the Sunken Cemetery along with other spots where you can see colorful fish, turtles, giant clams, and more.

    Website: www.camiguinvolcanbeach.com
    Facebook page: www.facebook.com/VolcanBeach

    Also read:
    Camiguin Island in Mindanao
    Scuba Diving Schools in Metro Manila


    Written by Rizelle “Rei” Leaño

               
               
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