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Portulano Dive Resort

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Portulano Dive Resort

3 star hotel
San Pablo, Bauan, , Batangas, 4201, Philippines
14 rooms
No Internet

Portulano Dive Resort

PADI 5 Star Dive Resort
Max 6 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Plunge below the surface to see colorful nudibranches, octopus and some macro critters you've never seen before! 
  • Choose from exhilerating high-voltage dives with pelagics in Bahura-Ligpo and macro-filled dives in the nearby sanctuary
  • Waste no time getting into the water - the house reef is just steps from your room and most dive sites are under five minutes away
  • Find your own corner of paradise to relax in between dives in one of the cozy lounges, or escape to your room for a private view of the ocean
  • Find a new appreciation for marine life with some underwater photography. The conditions and facilities here are perfect for honing this skill
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Travel Resources

Kindly note Philippine immigration requirement as follows: fill up an entry form and download a QR code for entry at https://etravel.gov.ph/. Register 72 hours prior to arrival. We will send you an email to confirm vehicle details and driver contacts several days prior to your arrival. Please ensure that you have provided your flight details, contact number (whatsapp or viber) so that we can book an airport pick up for you.

On the day of your arrival please ensure the following:

  • Please text the driver once you are ready to exit. Driver will carry a Portulano signage.
  • Please proceed to the pick up area of the airport

TERMINAL 1: one floor below the arrival area exit and stand under letter “P”

TERMINAL 2: proceed to BAY 16; for

TERMINAL 3: please proceed to BAY 5 for pick up


 Please CHECK IN ONLINE using the links below to save not only time at the front desk but also paper. Divers will have to sign individually and still have to present their license at the front desk:


Diver Registration: https://www.portulano.com/diverregistration



Guest Registration:https://www.portulano.com/nondiverregistration


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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: 25%
  • 45 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 22 days prior to arrival
  • 55.0% will be charged if you cancel between 22 and 15 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 15 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Portulano Dive Resort

Dive Center


  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner five years running
  • Ideal conditions and great facilities for underwater photography
  • Go straight from training pool to house reef in just 10 meters
  • New and well-maintained dive gear and snorkeling gear are available for rent. Dive computers, underwater flashlights are also available
  • EAN/NITROX fills are available on site using partial pressure gas blending


Portulano Dive Center is a boutique scuba diving resort located in Bauan, the more quiet, private side of Anilao, Balayan Bay, Batangas, the Philippines. 

Nestled along the sun-kissed shoreline, the dive center stands as a testament to unwavering commitment to quality and safety.

The dive center's commitment to excellence extends beyond the air, encompassing every diver's essential gear. A treasure trove of new and impeccably maintained dive and snorkeling equipment beckons, awaiting those who seek only the best. Among their offerings, dive computers stand ready to provide essential insights, while underwater flashlights illuminate the mysterious depths.

Set adrift on azure waves, the dive center boasts an impressive fleet of four boats, each tailor-made to cater to different aquatic quests. 

Nurtured within their enclave is a saltwater training pool, an oasis of learning and practice. Designed with precision, the pool houses a shallow area, 1.2 meters in depth, purposefully crafted for beginners' scuba diving training. The remainder of the pool descends to an inviting depth of 4 meters, providing ample space for buoyancy refinement, finning techniques, and skill honing. A diligent sand filter and water treatment regimen maintains the pool's pristine allure, supplemented by regular water changes that ensure optimal training conditions.

Adding to the allure of the center, a vibrant house reef lies merely 10 meters from the training pool, serving as a convenient playground for skill development. This proximity facilitates an uninterrupted transition from training to real-world application, allowing divers to seamlessly apply newfound knowledge and abilities.


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Dive boat facilities

  • Shaded Space
  • Drinking Water
  • Ladder
  • Surface Interval Snacks
  • Seating Area

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • Din/Int Adapters
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Rental Equipment ($)

Rental Equipment

  • Wetsuit – Shorty
  • Wetsuit – 3Mm
  • Gauges
  • Flashlight
  • Regulator
  • Dive Computer
  • Bcd

PADI® Courses Available

  • Refresher Dive
  • Reactivate Program
  • Open Water (Referral)
  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba Diving
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver
  • Divemaster
  • Other Specialties

Dive Center Facilities

  • Onsite Training Pool
  • Onsite Classroom
  • Air Conditioning
  • Retail Shop
  • Waterfront Location
  • House Reef
  • Dive Boat
  • Onsite Accommodation

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Resort Description

Portulano Dive Resort is a boutique scuba diving resort in Bauan, on the quieter side of the Philippines.

Portulano Dive Resort puts you at the heart of the coral triangle, where you can experience the richest marine biodiversity and the most colorful reefs in the world. At just a two hour drive from Manila International Airport, it's a convenient place to get to for easy access to the wonderful diving and snorkeling sites of the region.

All rooms are directly in front of the sea, giving you a bedside view of the ocean. The entire front of the room is made up of glass doors which can be fully opened, so you can enjoy the breathtaking views and sunsets from the privacy of your own terrace. There's nothing like waking up to the gentle sound of the waves.  

How to get there


  • Fly to Manila International Airport. 
  • The resort will arrange to pick you up and bring you via car or van to the boat pick-up point (advance notice is required). This journey will take two hours and from there you'll take a boat to the resort's private jetty. 
  • The boat transfers depart between 7 am and 5 pm, so if your flight lands after 12 pm noon, it is better that you stay in Manila for one night and depart the following morning. 
  • Check in time is 12:30 pm. 


  • Check out time is 12 pm. 
  • The resort will arrange your transfer back to the airport following check out (advance notice is required). 


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