Asia Divers and El Galleon Resorts are located in Puerto Galera on the North East tip of Mindoro. Puerto Galera was originally a fishing community. Then in the 1980s, the Philippines Government discovered just how many species of fish and corals there are here and declared the entire area a Marine Reserve. Once a thriving fishing village, Puerto Galera soon became the premier scuba diving destination in the Philippines.

The Philippine Department of Tourism became involved and convinced the villagers to diversify and to become involved in tourism. Puerto Galera had two big things going in its favour is its beauty and the marine sanctuary.

It was around this time that the El Galleon resort came into existence along with Asia Divers who have been catering for top class vacations ever since. The El Galleon resort is a premier diving resort 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, which is a Career Development Center and can teach scuba diving all the way from Bubblemakers for the kids to instructor level courses. Whether you would like to learn to dive or to improve and fine-tune your existing skills, this is the resort 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!

In 2015 The California Academy of Sciences conducted an expedition in our area “The Verde Island Passage Marine Biodiversity Expedition: Puerto Galera. The expedition, the CAS said in a statement, affirms that the Philippines is the “center of the center” of marine biodiversity.

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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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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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