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Turtle Bay Dive Resort

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Turtle Bay Dive Resort

4 star hotel
Tongo Point, Basdiot, Cebu, , Moalboal, 6032 CEBU, Philippines
30 rooms
FREE Internet

Turtle Bay Dive Resort

PADI 5 Star Dive Resort
Onsite
Max 4 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Turtle Bay Dive Resort offers a superb house reef - where green turtles are often spotted - and close proximity to dive sites where you can encounter the mind-blowing sardine run
  • Situated away from the crowded shores of Moalboal, this resort has been built by divers to combine a quieter location alongside easy access to Pescador Island and beyond
  • Spacious, clean and well-equipped rooms with A/C allow care-free downtime between dives, with buffet meals ensuring you're well-fed and ready to get back on the boat
  • Remote location, yet close to Panagsama Beach offering bars and seafood restaurants if you do fancy a night out during your stay
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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: 20%
  • 37 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 37 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 37 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Turtle Bay 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.
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Dive Center

Highlights

  • PADI Dive Resort in Moalboal, Cebu Island
  • Great house reef, night diving and mandarin fish dives!
  • Turtles, stingrays, reef fish, macro life and more!
  • Full range of PADI courses, training pool
  • Nitrox available 

Description

Welcome to Turtle Bay, the ultimate scuba diving paradise in Moalboal, Cebu! Our luxurious five-star resort is nestled on the pristine shores of the Philippine sea, surrounded by breathtaking views and crystal clear waters.

If you're a diving enthusiast or just looking for an unforgettable underwater experience, Turtle Bay is the perfect destination for you. Our resort is located in the heart of Moalboal, offering easy access to world-class dive sites that are rich in marine life and vibrant coral reefs.

The PADI scuba diving center at Turtle Bay is a world-class facility that offers a range of diving courses and programs for divers of all levels. As a PADI Five Star Dive Center, we are committed to providing the highest standards of education and training, ensuring that our divers receive a safe and enjoyable diving experience.

Our team of experienced PADI instructors are passionate about scuba diving and are dedicated to sharing their knowledge and expertise with our guests. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced diver, we have a course or program that will suit your needs and help you achieve your diving goals.

When you're not exploring the depths of the ocean, you can relax and unwind in our luxurious accommodations. Our rooms and suites are elegantly designed and equipped with modern amenities, providing you with the perfect balance of comfort and luxury.

We also offer a range of facilities and services to enhance your stay, including a swimming pool, spa, and fitness center. Our restaurant serves up delicious local and international cuisine, and our bar is the perfect place to unwind with a refreshing drink while enjoying the stunning views of the sea.

So why wait? Come and experience the beauty of Turtle Bay for yourself! Book your stay with us today and discover the ultimate scuba diving adventure in Moalboal, Cebu.

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DIVING SERVICES

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Other Languages On Request
  • Filipino

Dive Center Facilities

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Parking
  • Onsite Training Pool
  • Onsite Classroom
  • Air Conditioning
  • Retail Shop
  • Waterfront Location
  • House Reef
  • Dive Boat
  • Onsite Accommodation
  • Food & Drinks

Rental Equipment

  • Wetsuit – 3Mm
  • Flashlight
  • Gauges
  • Mask & Snorkel
  • Small Cylinders (10L / 71.2 Cu. Ft.)
  • Large Cylinders (15L / 100 Cu. Ft.)
  • Aluminum Cylinders
  • Bcd
  • Dive Computer
  • Regulator

Diving gear

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Nitrox ($)
  • Filling Station

Dive boat facilities

  • Shaded Space
  • Seating Area
  • Tea And Coffee
  • Drinking Water

PADI® Courses Available

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

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Resort Amenities

Good for...

  • Families With Diving Kids
  • Great Spa/Wellbeing Experience
  • Families With Non-Diving Kids
  • Solo Travellers

Great for families

  • Board Games
  • Kids Pool
  • Kids Playground
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Activities

  • Island Hopping

Payments

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

Food & drink

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

Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area
  • Games Room
  • Heating

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaking
  • Pool/Snooker
  • Ping Pong

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Spa Facility
  • Sauna
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage Services

Resort Description

Turtle Bay Dive Resort is a 4* family-run hotel in Moalboal, on the east coast of Cebu Island, Philippines.

The resort offers a selection of clean, well-equipped and air-conditioned rooms for friends, couples and families. There is a large (19m) pool and shallow kid's pool, plus a reclaimed beach. 

There is two restaurants, bar and pool bar serving freshly prepared international and Asian cuisine and exotic cocktails. Bay Spa is located within the resort and offers a sauna, massage therapies and beauty services. 

Nearby Panagsama Beach offers a main street lined with bars and seafood restaurants. Every Saturday there is a disco. 

 

How to get there

Arrival

  • The resort can arrange transfers between Mactan International Airport (advance notice required, additional cost).
  • The Mactan International Airport is 105km from the resort and the transfer takes between 2.5 and 3 hours depending on traffic in Cebu City. 
  • Check in time 14.00 am
  • Early check in is available on request (dependant on availability, additional cost possible).

Departure

  • Check out time 12.00 am. 
  • Late check out is available on request (dependant on availability, additional cost possible).

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