Top 5 Dive Resorts In Coron, Philippines - Updated 2024

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Located on what some may consider to be one of the best islands in the world, Coron is a municipality in Palawan known for spectacular rock formations, aquamarine waters, and historic diving destinations. Its bounty of natural wonders makes tourists flock to the islands all year round. Swim around luxuriously in the crystal clear waters of Kayangan Lake. Here, you’ll feel a sense of peace and tranquility as you’ll be surrounded by tall limestone cliffs while floating in its calm waters. For a more unique experience, try visiting the salt waters of Maquinit Hot Spring for some relaxation. Coron is also most especially known for its underwater beauty. Dive deep into reefs, marine diversity, and shipwrecks. Staying at a dive resort will make your trip go smoother and be more convenient with the diving opportunities ready at your fingertips. Keep reading for the top dive resorts in Coron, 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 April 14, 2024.

1. Tao Sangat Island Dive Resort (from USD 218)

Stay close to popular diving spots in Coron when you book this resort on Sangat Island. The on-site dive facility offers a wide array of high-quality equipment for deep-sea exploration. Beginners are also welcome to request assistance from the instructors available and a range of course options for lessons. Divers will get to see various wreck sites, such as Sangat Sub Chaser and Morazan as well as Sangat House Reef and Sangat Coral Gardens.

Airports transfers are also included, so you won’t have to worry about anything but your next foray into the waters. There’s also an in-house restaurant where you can dine after a long day of diving.

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Sangat Island Dive Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Sangat Island
3.32 km (2.1 mi) from Irako Shipwreck

Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Babysitting/child services

2. Discovery Island Resort (from USD 79)

Enjoy sea views right from your room when you stay in this resort on Dicanituan Island in Coron. It’s the perfect base for exploring Coron’s waters because you can arrange diving activities on the property. Explore beautiful coral gardens and lagoons or go deep in the famous Barracuda Lake.

Other activities you can arrange include island hopping, snorkeling, kayaking, or motorbiking. Guests will also be welcome to go for a more leisurely dip in the swimming pool. Furthermore, the establishment has a bar and restaurant on site for a nightcap with your newfound diving friends.

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Discovery Island Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Dicanituan Island, Barangay 5, Palawan
16.76 km (10.5 mi) from Irako Shipwreck

Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

3. Two Seasons Coron Island Resort (from USD 477)

Book your stay in this 5-star resort, which can be your jump-off point for diving. The property offers various dive packages that include equipment rental, marine sanctuary fees, and more, while food inclusions are optional. There’s also a program for beginners who might want to test the waters first. Divers will love exploring the various dive sites, including coral reefs, such as Twin Peaks Coral Garden, Cathedral Cave, and multiple shipwrecks.

Enjoy a massage or other wellness services at the spa to soothe your tired muscles after diving. Free use of select nonmotorized water sports equipment is also included in the room rates. Similarly, airport transfers are included for that added convenient touch.

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Two Seasons Coron Island Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Malaruyroy, Bulalacao, Palawan
23.57 km (14.7 mi) from Irako Shipwreck

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Airport shuttle

4. La Natura Resort (from USD 115)

Discover some of the best shipwreck diving in the world when you stay at this resort in Capayas, Coron. Experienced divers can visit the 12 Japanese shipwrecks clustered in one area. Beginners are also welcome to dive and admire vibrant coral reefs or simply enjoy free diving and snorkeling.

After exploring the water, upload your diving shots immediately to your social media accounts with the free WiFi available all throughout the property. There is also an outdoor swimming pool where guests can enjoy a more relaxed swim.

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La Natura Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Barangay 6, Kapayas
18.87 km (11.8 mi) from Irako Shipwreck

Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Airport shuttle Laundry Ironing service Internet services

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5. Skylodge Resort (from USD 68)

This resort’s diving facility offers a wide range of offerings with different courses, such as open-water diving and rescue diving. Dive specialty training, fun dives, and intro dives are also available. Beginners will first be trained in shallow waters by a beautiful secluded beach with mangrove trees. A shipwreck from World War II as well as stunning coral reefs can then be explored by divers with more skill.

Guests can start their day with a delectable buffet breakfast on the property. If you’re tired of diving, feel free to enjoy a relaxing dip in the swimming pool. Visitors can also go for hikes in the surrounding area for another kind of adventure.

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Skylodge Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Governor's Drive Poblacion 5, Coron Palawan
17.48 km (10.9 mi) from Irako Shipwreck

Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

Discover Coron's underwater treasures

Tick one more paradise off your bucket list and visit this island filled with underwater wonders. Whether you’re a seasoned diver or looking to learn to dive for the first time, staying at one of these dive resorts will give you the best experience when it comes to diving in Coron.

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