7 Best Dive Resorts In Bohol, Philippines - Updated 2024

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Bohol, Philippines is a tropical paradise known for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters and diverse marine life. One of the most popular attractions in Bohol is the famous Chocolate Hills. These unique geological formations rise from the surrounding landscape, creating a spectacular view. Another must-visit is the Loboc River where you can enjoy a scenic boat ride.

The diving scenes in Bohol are simply breathtaking. The island’s rich marine life includes colourful reef fish, sea turtles, and vibrant coral formations. Some of the best dive sites include the Panglao Island Wall and the Balicasag Island. The calm waters of Panglao Island are perfect for water activities such as snorkelling, kayaking, and paddleboarding. Beach lovers can visit Alona Beach for sunbathing, swimming and scuba diving, while Anda Beach offers a more secluded and peaceful experience. For a great stay, check out these best dive resorts in Bohol, Philippines.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to diving spots, equipment, and diver education. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 01, 2024.

1. Alona's Coral Garden Resort (Adult-Only)

A 10-minute walk to the popular Alona Beach, this charming resort invites you for a fun island vacation. It can arrange dive courses or tours for you and your loved ones. After diving, you can relax on the beach or go for a soothing swim in the turquoise water.

This stunning resort features an outdoor pool if you’re not up for the beach. Those who prefer exclusivity can book a villa with a private pool. Its on-site bar and restaurant offer local, hand-crafted draft beers and cocktails as well as international and local cuisines.

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Alona's Coral Garden Resort is less than a 20-minute drive from Napaling Dive Point. It's one of Bohol's most sought-after diving spots and perfect for free diving.

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Alona's Coral Garden Resort (Adult-Only)

Wifi Available

Address: Purok 5, Kalipayan Beach Road, Danao
52.09 km (32.4 mi) from Chocolate Hills Complex

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

2. Amun Ini Beach Resort & Spa (from USD 355)

Looking for the perfect diving retreat in Bohol? Amun Ini Beach Resort & Spa offers a one-of-a-kind diving experience with more than 38 dive sites and experienced dive guides. You can choose from morning, evening or night guided dives and explore the beauty of the underwater world. Those new to scuba diving can try its one-day Try Scuba Course.

Located close to Anda Beach, this beautiful beach resort also features a dive centre with storage space, a rental shop and a common area. After a productive day of enjoying free snorkelling and kayaking at the beach, you can relax in the on-site pool or pamper yourself with a relaxing massage.

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Amun Ini Beach Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Bas Dako, Barangay Candabong, Bohol
39.37 km (24.5 mi) from Chocolate Hills Complex

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

3. Blue Star Dive and Resort (from USD 76)

This gorgeous oceanfront property invites you to an amazing diving experience in Bohol. Its PADI 5 Star Dive Resort features a well-stocked dive shop and offers diving equipment on rent. The resort also offers two dive boats and a long-range boat for guests to explore the diving sites and the beautiful surrounding islands.

Come back and decompress in the sea-facing hot tub for as long as you want. You can also avail yourself of on-site spa services for more relaxation.

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Blue Star Dive and Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Ipo, Barangay Candabong, Bohol
39.32 km (24.5 mi) from Chocolate Hills Complex

Parking Restaurant Bar Terrace Non-smoking rooms Ironing service Free parking Internet services

4. Bohol-Lahoy Dive Resort (from USD 20)

This charming seaside resort in Guindulman features a diving centre where you can opt for scuba diving excursions and activities to experience the beauty of the aquatic flora and fauna. After that, you can enjoy delicious local or international cuisines at the on-site restaurant.

You and your family can play table tennis or darts in the resort for a fun evening together. Alternatively, you can go on a leisurely walk in the garden with your partner. Guests can also enjoy fishing and snorkelling on their much-needed break.

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Bohol-Lahoy Dive Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Barangay Cabantian, Bohol
32.31 km (20.1 mi) from Chocolate Hills Complex

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace

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5. Oasis Resort (from USD 84)

Located in the heart of Panglao Island, Oasis Resort is an elegant holiday resort featuring an outdoor pool and a lovely garden.

You can begin your day at Seaquest Dive Center which offers a variety of PADI courses for both beginners and kids. Go on a scuba-diving excursion with this centre to explore some of the finest reefs in the country. After a good dive, come back to the resort and enjoy a relaxing massage.

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Oasis Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Barangay Tawala, Panglao Island, Bohol
51.42 km (32.0 mi) from Chocolate Hills Complex

Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Babysitting/child services Laundry

6. Magic Oceans Dive Resort (from USD 103)

Is seeing a whale shark while diving in the Philippines your dream? Stay at Magic Oceans Dive Resort, located in Bohol’s diving paradise, Anda as this resort offers a wide range of PADI courses to both beginners and divers.

Once you have explored marine life, you can relax in the huge outdoor pool or take a leisurely stroll in the garden. You can also enjoy hiking in the surrounding area.

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Magic Oceans Dive Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Barangay Candabong, Bohol
39.72 km (24.7 mi) from Chocolate Hills Complex

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

7. Cabilao Sanctuary Beach & Dive Resort

This beachfront property located very close to Cabilao Island Lake invites you for a calming vacation. Begin your morning by enjoying a delicious continental or à la carte breakfast. Then, go to Cabilao Divers, the resort’s dive centre, which offers top-quality equipment while prioritising safety.

Additionally, you can play table tennis at the resort or soothe your tired muscles in the outdoor pool. You can also pamper yourself with a relaxing spa service offered on-site.

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Cabilao Sanctuary Beach & Dive Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Cabilao Island, Pantudlan, Bohol
45.71 km (28.5 mi) from Chocolate Hills Complex

Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Babysitting/child services

Travel to Bohol for an exclusive holiday

Bohol is a must-visit destination due to its clear waters and colourful marine life. The island offers a variety of dive sites, ranging from shallow coral gardens to deep wrecks, making it suitable for both beginner and advanced divers. Check out this list of the best dive resorts in Bohol, Philippines, for an unforgettable trip with your loved ones.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Sakina developed a passion for travel and writing after watching numerous travel shows in childhood. She is also currently honing her skills, actively observing their growth.

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