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Amorita Resort

4 star hotel
1 Ester A. Lim Drive, Barangay Tawala, Pangalo, Bohol, Philippines
98 rooms
FREE Internet

Sea Explorers Alona Beach

PADI 5 star dive center
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Alona Beach, Tawala Panglao Island, Panglao, 6340, Philippines

Package highlights

  • 4* hotel next to Alona Beach, Philippines 
  • 2 impressive infinity pools overlooking the ocean
  • Minimalist yet stylish and luxurious guestrooms
  • 5 acres of lush manicured gardens
  • Boholano inspired restaurant and tapas bar
  • Complimentary bicycles and yoga sessions
  • Snorkeling, paddle boarding, cocktails by the pool
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Dates & Prices

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You only need to pay 48h after your booking is confirmed.

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10% CHEAPER on average than booking rooms & diving direct.
EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS such as free DAN dive insurance.
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Booking process

1. BOOKING

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

2. CONFIRMATION

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

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

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: 55%
  • 75 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 39 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 39 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Amorita Resort

Best dive sites in Bohol

Balicasag Fish Sanctuary – Thriving with marine life, this dive site is located in a marine protected area where the number of divers and fishing is restricted. This is a wall dive that is characterised by many ledges and overhangs which are great places for finding critters. The highlight here is the tornado-like school of jacks and an abundance of all kinds of fish including snappers, trevally, surgeonfish and other colourful reef species. Arco Point – Also known as “Hole in the Wall”, this site features a tunnel which runs through the wall starting from just 5 metres/15 feet and ending at 16 metres/52 feet. The site offers excellent photography opportunities and highlights include ghost pipefish, banded sea snakes, blue ring octopus and frogfish. Bohol Divers Wreck – This deep steel wreck was sunk in 2011 and lays at between 31 metres/102 feet and 37 metres/121 feet. Despite being a relatively “new” wreck you’ll find an array of unusual critters including pipefish, ghost pipefish, flamboyant cuttlefish and octopus. Doljo Point – This Panglao Island dive site has a candy box selection of coral species from giant sea fans and barrel sponges through to elephant ear, leather corals and healthy stone corals. The dive is along a steep slope / wall and in the deeper sections there are seasonal sightings of white tips and hammerhead sharks. The shallow sections offer an abundant mix of reef fish. Snake Island – This sloping reef and wall site is famous for the large population of black and white banded sea snakes that reside here. This is also an excellent macro photography site. Look out for a variety of nudibranch, shrimp and bottom dwelling species. Occasional reef sharks and barracuda are spotted in the blue.
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What to see

From macro to pelagics, Bohol has it all. Many sites are teeming with nudibranchs, seahorses and mantis shrimps. Sponges, soft corals, and giant fans make every dive beautiful.

Of course, fish are also plentiful. Lionfish, glass fish, fusiliers, frogfish, schooling jack, snake eels, moray eels, triggerfish, parrotfish, devil fish, stonefish, sea snakes and napoleon wrasse are frequently seen.

On the bigger side of things, lucky divers might encounter barracuda, turtles, reef sharks, hammerhead sharks, whale sharks and even manta rays.

When filling in your log books from diving Bohol, you’ll be writing so small to get it all on the page that your hand will be aching for days.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI Dive Resort on Alona Beach
  • Tec, Sidemount and Rebreather training
  • Courses delivered in 6 languages, more on request
  • Small groups (max 4 divers to 1 guide)
  • Dive boat with refreshments, spare gear, toolbox

Description

Sea Explorers Amorita is located inside Amorita Resort at the east end of Alona Beach. 

The team offer a full range of PADI recreational and technical training including Tec, Rebreather and Sidemount. Training can be delivered in English, German, French, Japanese, Chinese and Korean. 

The center offers up to 4 dives a day including a night dive, weather permitting. All dives are conducted in small groups (max 4 divers per guide). Nitrox is available for qualified divers. 

There are two boats; one speedboat and one larger boat with drinking water, coffee, tea, spare dive gear and a toolbox.

The center is equipped with O2 equipment, first aid kit and a diving and fish ID library.

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DIVING SERVICES

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

Dive boat facilities

  • Tea And Coffee
  • Ladder
  • Custom Built
  • Drinking Water
  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Dry Area
  • Surface Interval Snacks
  • Toilet
  • Camera Rinse Tanks

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • Filling Station

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Other

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
  • Boat Diver
  • Sidemount Diver
  • Technical Diving Courses
  • Other Specialties

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)
  • Vhf Radio

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Cultural Excursions
  • Island Hopping
  • Hiking

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Cycling

Facilities

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

Payments

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

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Great for families

  • Kids Club
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Food & drink

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

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Spa Facility
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage Services
  • Yoga

Resort Description

Amorita Resort is a 4* hotel set within five acres of manicured gardens overlooking Alona Beach. 

The resort offers stylish and minimalist guestrooms tucked away within lush gardens. Enjoy time spent on a padded sun lounger overlooking either of the two infinity pools or the ocean. 

The resort boasts a locally inspired Boholano restaurant, Tapas Bar and Sea Tree Spa. Complimentary yoga is available on Tuesday and Saturday morning at 7am. 

Other activities include snorkeling in the local marine sanctuary, sipping cocktails by the pool, stand up paddle boarding or taking out the complimentary bicycles for a countryside ride. 

 

How to get there

Arrival

  • From Mactan International Airport, it will take you around 3.5 hours to reach the resort overland, or 1 hour by plane. 
  • Having confirmed your booking, please provide us with your flight details and preferred method of travel so we can arrange your transfer (advance notice required). 

Departure

  • You can return to Mactan International Airport overland or by plane. We will assist you in organising your travel (advance notice required, additional cost). 

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