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Quo Vadis Dive Resort

Hotel category
3 Star
Rooms
26
Wellness/Spa
NO
Internet
FREE
5 star dive center
Onsite
House reef
YES

Resort Highlights

  • Top class waterfront location on Cebu Island
  • Comfortable, naturally-constructed accommodation 
  • Sea View Restaurant & Bar serving cocktails, fresh seafood
  • PADI 5 star diving centre and dive retail shop.
  • Stunning views of the sunset over Moalboal

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BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 30% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 70% (balance) is due 37 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 45 days prior to arrival
  • 30% will be charged if you cancel less than 45 days prior to arrival

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Resort Description

Quo Vadis Dive Resort stands in a magnificent setting overlooking the famous Panagsama Beach, Cebu Island.

There is a shallow children’s pool and larger, deeper adults' pool. Surrounding the pool are sunbathing lounges and tables. You can enjoy swimming or lounging by the poolside while sipping a tequila sunrise or other refreshing drink.

La Payag Bar serves light snacks & refreshments daily. It is overlooking the ocean and Pescador Island, and is a great place to be if you want to watch the beautiful sunset of Moalboal. 

The rooms are designed with tropical and native motifs. To keep the rooms cool despite of the hot weather, some natural materials have been used such as nipa (palm) leaves, bamboos and wooden structures.

It is six kilometres from White Beach; the perfect choice for scuba diving lovers or those in search of an ocean haven.

Explore diving around the Quo Vadis Dive Resort

Best dive sites in Cebu

Talima – This reef and wall dive is a firm favourite of many Cebu divers due to the healthy, vibrant corals and abundant fish life. Look out for groupers, oriental sweetlips, schooling batfish, jacks and snappers. The remains of the small wreck are teeming with marine life. Nalusuan Island – This marine protected area offers world-class corals, a colourful shallow reef top and a steep slope. The biodiversity is impressive with schooling snappers, trevally, grouper and barracuda as well as a plethora of reef fish. Look out for stingrays, passing sea turtles and even a mermaid statue. This is a stunning dive from start to safety stop. Hilutongan Island – Kaleidoscopic corals, incredible fish biomass, turtles, schooling giant trevally, snapper, jacks and sweetlips are all highlights of this marine sanctuary dive site. The colourful topography, clear waters and calm conditions make this site suitable for all divers and a must for wide-angle photographers. Monad Shoal – Located in Malapascua, in Cebu’s north, this submerged sea mount is one of Cebu’s most famous dive sites and the best spot for thresher sharks sightings. Diving here is either a “swimming dive” or on a stationary line waiting for the sharks to approach. Close encounters with these incredible predators are not unusual. It’s a thrilling dive. Pescador Island - Located in Moalboal, in Cebu’s south-west, this protected marine park is one of the most famous dive spots in the area for good reasons. Underwater, this small island is a diver’s playground with tunnels, caverns and swim throughs. Fish life is abundant here and you’ll find white tip reef sharks, schooling barracudas, sardines, jacks and occasional thresher sharks. The diversity and mass of reef fish is breathtaking.

What to see

Big and small, Cebu has it all. At Monad Shoal in Malapascua, dive at dawn to see the beautiful thresher shark, which rises from the depths to visit the cleaning station almost every day. Oceanic manta rays also like to visit this cleaning station. Around Malapascua, find seahorses, mandarinfish, pipefish, moray eels and other critters. Gato Island is popular for its whitetip sharks. At Kimud Shoal, you could get lucky and see a huge school of scalloped hammerhead sharks.

Moalboal has regular sightings of sardines forming large schools that attract predators like blackfin trevally. You might also spend time with whale sharks coming to feed in the nutrient rich waters. At Mactan, a myriad of small critters can be found along with sharks and turtles at the outer reefs. There have been sightings of thresher sharks at Olango as well but not on a regular basis.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI 5* Dive Center in Moalboal, Cebu Island
  • Almost all dive sites within minutes' drive from the resort
  • Great wall dives ranging from 3m - 45m
  • Superb house reef for diving in Moalboal
  • Full range of recreational PADI training courses
  • Sardine run with over 7 million sardines in one school; the second largest in the world!

Description

Quo Vadis Dive Resort is a PADI 5* Dive Center located on the beachfront on Cebu Island.

The center in Moalboal is focused on your safety and enjoyment in addition to protecting and conserving the beautiful marine life. Diving is super convenient, with almost all of the dive sites being within minutes reach of the dive center. 

The team are proud to offer a full spectrum of PADI courses and have the best and latest scuba equipment for all of your diving needs. There are two purpose-built dive boats with ample storage, seating, drinking water and shaded space. 

Look forward to fantastic wall dives spanning 3-5m down to 40-45 m. This is a great location for observing the sardine run with over 7 million sardines in one school - it’s the second largest in the world.

DIVING SERVICES

PADI Courses Available

  • Project Aware Specialties
  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Underwater Photography
  • Night Diver
  • Wreck Diver
  • Drift Diving
  • Boat Diver
  • Peak Performance Buoyancy

Adaptors & tanks

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

Diving Facilities

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

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Vhf Radio

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Swedish

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star

Resort Amenities

Activities

  • Cultural Excursions

Food & drink

  • Beer And Wine
  • Buffet
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Massage Services

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Beach Front
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Rebreather-Friendly

Great for families

  • Kids Pool
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Payments

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

Good for...

  • Solo Travellers

Conservation/Environment

  • Marine Conservation Program

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

How to get there

Arrival

  • The closest international airport is Mactan International Airport. ​​​​​​
  • Airport or other location transfers can be organized via the resort for an additional charge (advance notice required).
  • Check in time is 2pm.

Departure

  • Check out time is at 12pm.
  • The resort can arrange to drop you back at the airport or other destination for an additional charge (advance notice required). 

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