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Acqua Dive Resort

3 star hotel
Villa Del SurMaluay, Zamboanguita, Zamboanguita, Dumaguete, 6213, Philippines
7 rooms
FREE Internet

Acqua Dive Center

PADI 5 star dive center
Max 4 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Acqua Dive Resort is the gateway to Apo Island's diving and snorkeling paradise, and winner of TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence four years running
  • Dive with friendly green and hawksbill sea turtles within 20 minutes of the resort, or stick to the critter-filled house reef, voted as one of the best muck diving location in Negros
  • Explore the fantastic dive sites of Dauin and Dumaguete - heaven for underwater photographers
  • Between dives, hike to local waterfalls and through sprawling forests for picnics and wild swimming
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Booking process


Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot


We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 50%
  • 51 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 28 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 28 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Acqua Dive Resort

Dive Center


  • Acqua Dive is ideally located with many spectacular reefs and muck dives within five minutes, and only a 20 minute boat ride from Dauin
  • The house reef is rated one of the top muck diving destinations on the Negro coast - meaning great critter action straight from the shore
  • Dive with green and hawskbill turtles, an abundance of fish, moray eels, lionfish, barracuda, trevally, and pristine coral
  • Rock Point East is a full of fish life, and lucky divers have seen hammerheads, whale sharks and mantas in the blue


Acqua Dive is a PADI 5* dive center, offering daily diving and snorkeling excursions to Apo Island, Dauin and Zambonaguita.

Acqua Dive is the gateway to Apo Island, and has a range of fantastic diving opportunities including their own critter-filled house reef. Their trips to Apo Island are suitable for both divers and snorkelers, and are one of the most highly rated tours in the region. Choose from a full range of PADI courses, and explore the many spectacular coastal reefs and muck dives within five minutes of the resort. 

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PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Night Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

Diving Facilities

  • Training Pool
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Languages spoken

  • English

Diving gear

  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Nitrox ($)

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Resort Amenities

Great for families

  • Teens Club


  • Island Hopping
  • Hiking


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Local Currency)


  • Restaurant
  • Beach Front
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Food & drink

  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Massage Services

Resort Description

Acqua Dive is a boutique PADI 5* dive resort in Zamboanguita, offering daily dives to the world-class Apo Island.

Offering exceptionally comfortable rooms, this boutique dive hotel is conveniently close to some of the Philippine's best dive sites - including world-class muck diving on its own house reef. Reach Apo Island's famous marine sanctuary in just 20 minutes, and dive over Dauin's stunning coral gardens. The resort has everything you need to relax after dives, including a cozy restaurant by the pool makes sure even the hungriest divers' bellies are kept full.

How to get there


  • Sibulan Airport in Dumaguete is a 45 minute drive from the resort. 
  • The resort will arrange a driver to pick you up from the airport (additional cost, advance notice required). 
  • Your driver will be waiting with a sign with your name on it in the exit area of the terminal. 
  • Check-in time is 2 pm. 


  • Check-out time is 12 noon. 
  • On the final day of your vacation, your driver will be waiting to take you back to the airport (additional cost, advance notice required)


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