Asia Divers and El Galleon Resort are located in Puerto Galera on the North East tip of Mindoro. Puerto Galera was originally a fishing community, and in the 1980s, the Philippines Government declared the area a Marine Reserve. Once a thriving fishing village, Puerto Galera soon became the premier scuba diving destination in the Philippines.

It was around this time that the El Galleon Resort came into existence along with Asia Divers, and have been catering for world class tropical scuba diving vacations ever since.

Our premier diving resort is just a couple of hours South of Manila, where you can enjoy comfortable accommodation starting as low as $59 a night

Scuba Diving and PADI Scuba Diving Courses

El Galleon Beach Resort is home to Asia Divers, a Career Development Center, teaching scuba diving courses from beginners to instructor level, as well as scuba courses for kids. Whether you would like to learn to dive or to improve and fine-tune your existing skills, Asia Divers has the course for you.

The Scuba diving in Puerto Galera is some of the best in the Philippines.

The Philippines is home to the most biologically diverse waters on Earth and the Verde Island Passage – the narrow body of water separating Luzon and Mindoro islands – is a biodiversity hotspot!

A team of marine conservationists declared in 2006 that the Philippines is the Center of Marine Biodiversity in the world, and Verde Island Passage as the “Center of the Center of Marine Shorefish Biodiversity”. So, expect to see an abundance of incredible marine life if you are diving in Puerto Galera!

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“The Philippines is jam-packed with diverse and threatened species – it’s one of the most astounding regions of biodiversity on Earth,” says Terry Gosliner, PhD, senior curator of Invertebrate Zoology at the CAS and a Principal Investigator of the expedition.

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10 days Instructor Development Courses every 2 months

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2019 Underwater Photography Workshop

Join us June 16-23, 2019 for our Photo workshop
with Phil Rudin and Beth Watson

Photo workshop will include:

  • Hands-on in water mentoring with short slideshow presentations throughout the week
  • Learn about lighting, composition, camera settings, equipment and much more
  • Learn macro and wide angle techniques using fisheye and rectilinear lenses
  • Daily photo critiques, Lightroom and Photoshop editing techniques
  • Learn creative lighting and advanced photography techniques

Please see all the details here

Contact admin@asiadivers.com if you have any questions or would like to make a reservation.

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TripAdvisor Guest Reviews

Incredible visit to El Galleon

Incredible visit to El Galleon

I just returned from an exceptional dive trip to El Galleon with 18 divers. BEST DIVE TRIP EVER....and I have been on many. These guys know how to do it right! The service is incredible...from the dive operation (Asia Divers) to the kitchen staff and administration. They made everything easy, the food great and the dive operation made sure everyone and everything was well taken care of...I just loved the place and the people! Can't go wrong with this one. Did I mention that the views are incredible also??

Wonderful Experience

My wife and I recently spent time staying, diving and dining here. We found the room clean, linens clean, excellent WiFi, superb food, a professional well run dive operation and the most helpful staff one could imagine. I will return.

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Great Dive Resort

Came here for 5 days while getting a dive cert. Stayed in a sea view room which was clean and nice and had a view worth climbing the 72 steps to see. The staff was all friendly and nice. I wasn’t expecting much from the food but it turned out to be one of the highlights, really really good! If your looking for a dive resort, this is the perfect place to stay. I can’t wait to go back!

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Great times were had

We had a group dive trip here and had a fantastic trip. Staff are fantastic and the diving was great. Food is fantastic. One of the only places that has their own boat pier. I would definitely stay again

robert c

Great Beach

I stayed there for 2 weeks last winter,and very good choice,first time in Phillipines and loved it!This is a good area to stay around -not too many people,in this beach area night clubs and bars ,are within walking,also a few good breakfast resturants right on the beach! much more quiet than Sabang

Great Dive Resort

Came here for 5 days while getting a dive cert. Stayed in a sea view room which was clean and nice and had a view worth climbing the 72 steps to see. The staff was all friendly and nice. I wasn’t expecting much from the food but it turned out to be one of the highlights, really really good! If your looking for a dive resort, this is the perfect place to stay. I can’t wait to go back!

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Ocean Art 2018 Photo Competition

Are you entering the 2018 Ocean Art Photo Competition? It's open to ALL photographers and is offering over $75,000 in prizes! Enter at the Underwater Photography Guide.

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