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Magic Oceans Dive Resort

Magic Oceans Dive Resort

4 star hotel
Ipo, Candabong, Anda, Bohol 6311, Philippines
16 rooms
FREE Internet

Magic Oceans Dive Center

5 star dive center
Onsite Show address

Ipo, Candabong, Anda, Bohol 6311, Philippines

Resort Highlights

  • Nature-filled resort on the island of Bohol
  • PADI 5* IDC Dive Center on site
  • Waterfront location, great house reef
  • Peaceful, quiet setting amongst flower gardens
  • Air conditioned bungalows with furnished balconies
  • Zip lining, nature sightseeing
  • Watch the fireflies light up the trees on the river!

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.
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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 terms

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 25% (downpayment)
  • 60 days before trip start: 75% (balance)

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 15% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 79 days prior to arrival
  • 20% will be charged if you cancel between 79 and 51 days prior to arrival
  • 30% will be charged if you cancel between 51 and 39 days prior to arrival
  • 45% will be charged if you cancel between 39 and 30 days prior to arrival
  • 55% will be charged if you cancel between 30 and 23 days prior to arrival
  • 80% will be charged if you cancel between 23 and 16 days prior to arrival
  • 100% will be charged if you cancel less than 16 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Magic Oceans Dive Resort

Resort Description

Magic Oceans Dive Resort is located on the nature-filled and quiet island of Bohol in the Philippines. 

The resort is on the east coast of the island in the town Anda. The resort is set on the waterfront, overlooking a fabulous house reef and a great view at Camiguin Island. This location is peaceful and separate from the busier tourist areas.

There are 16 detached bungalows set amongst flower gardens. Each have balconies with cosy bamboo seats, a towel rack and offer amazing views of the sea and land. The energy saving air-conditioning is super-silent.

Activities include zip lining, nature sightseeing tours and fireflies watching!

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 5* IDC in Anda, East Bohol
  • Small groups, experienced guides
  • Supersized dive center, personal gear spot
  • Fantastic macro and schools of fish
  • 5 big camera tables with lights, electricity, airguns

Description

Magic Oceans Dive Center is a PADI 5* IDC Resort on the island of Bohol, Phillippines.

Enjoy supersized facilities, diving in small groups and highly experienced guides that know the marine life and local dive sites intimately. Marine life includes fantastic macro life, schools of reef fish and a passing whale shark or occasional manta ray. 

The dive center can comfortably accommodate up to 35 divers and every diver gets his/her own spot with their name attached which they keep for the whole vacation.

There is a wet area with 3 showers and 5 big sinks to rinse all the gear and cameras, plus 5 big camera tables with electricity, good light and airguns. 

DIVING SERVICES

PADI® Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Beach Front Location
  • House Reef
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests
  • Warm-Water Showers
  • Fish Id And Diving Books

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Dutch
  • French
  • Filipino

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc Resort

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc/Idc

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Live Music
  • Cultural Excursions
  • Sandbank
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Book Swap/Library
  • Karaoke

Food & drink

  • Private Dining
  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Gluten Free Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Massage Services
  • Yoga

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Beach Front
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests
  • Equipment For Kids

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Discover
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Gbp)
  • Cash (Aud)
  • Cash (Nzd)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Stand-Up Paddling

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

How to get there

Arrival

  • The new international airport of Bohol is located in Panglao, 2,5 hours away from the resort. Your driver will be waiting, holding a signboard with your name on it. 
  • Arrival at the international airport in Cebu is also possible. Just provide us with your flight details and we’ll arrange your transfer accordingly, including ferry tickets from Cebu to Bohol (additional cost, advance notice required). 
  • If you arrive in Cebu, the resort hostess will be waiting for you and guide you all the way to the right ferry at the ferry port of Cebu. Once arrived at the ferry port in Bohol, your driver will be waiting to bring you to the resort. It takes about 4 hours from Cebu airport to the resort. 
  • Check in time is 2pm, but the resort is flexible as long as advance notice is given.

Departure

  • The official check out time is 12pm, but the resort is flexible as long as advance notice is given. 
  • A resort driver will bring you to the newly built international airport of Bohol.
  • If you depart from Cebu airport, the resort will drop you at the ferry port to take the ferry to Cebu. Once arrived at the other side, the hostess will be waiting for you to bring you to the airport.


 
 

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