Atmosphere Resort Philippines lies on an old seven-acre coconut plantation that hugs the coast on Negros Island. This beautifully appointed family friendly resort offers its guests a complimentary transfer from Dumaguete Airport, which lies just 40 minutes away. Enjoy a smooth connection, sit back and relax while you are whisked to luxurious surroundings for your Philippines diving vacation. The resort is modern, bright and fresh with plenty to offer if you are travelling with children and wanting to dive.
Choose Atmosphere Resort Philippines for your Philippines dive vacation and you will have the choice of 4 room types. The Deluxe Suite Rooms are surrounded by lush lawn and tropical gardens and have their own pocket garden. Furnished for two people but with space for an extra bed, any of these 14 rooms can comfortably accommodate three people. The Garden Apartments are suitable for just two people and feature a veranda, fully fitted kitchen, lounge and dining area. The Family Suite rooms are suitable for four people who can share the same room. They feature a terrace with corner seating with a view of lush gardens. The Penthouses are the premier pick at this resort. They sleep four people in two rooms and boast a fully fitted kitchen, lounge, dining area and huge balcony for dining or relaxing.
Atmosphere Resort Philippines can accommodate up to 90 guests. Each of their rooms is crisply furnished and features large beds with Egyptian cotton. Eco-consciousness delivers solar heated water, energy reduction air conditioning and environmentally friendly cosmetics. Complimentary water, tea, coffee and tropical fruit are offered along with flat screen TVs, WiFi, a delightful turndown service and a minibar. Complimentary breakfasts are included in your room tariff. For a small fee, extra beds can be requested in some room styles and this is inclusive of breakfast. Baby cots are supplied upon request at no additional charge.
Atmosphere Resort Philippines caters to all tastes and has five different locations from which you can choose to nibble or feast. Choose to dine poolside or on the beach, by candlelight or under your parasol. Indulge in delicious coffees or teas, cakes and sweet treats at The Coffee Shop. Savour the chef’s delights at Blue Restaurant on the beach. Or rise above it all in the romantic Treehouse or tuck into a beachside BBQ by the ocean.
An all day menu is stuffed full of snacks, sandwiches, burgers and meals from around the world including pizza, pasta, risotto, salads and local Asian dishes. A healthy living menu provides an extensive and mouth-watering treat for those whose requirements are often an afterthought at many resorts. Signature dishes and daily specials supply that special treat for your taste buds. As you might expect, children are far from forgotten here. Their menus come complete with puzzles and games printed on recycled paper and are delivered with crayons to keep them entertained. Many of the dishes on any of the other menus can also be made child size too.
Atmosphere Resort Philippines likes to ensure that your children are safe and entertained so that you can relax and enjoy whatever you choose while on holiday. There are three shallow pools for those water babies and children are very welcome at the spa that has treatments especially for them. There are children’s yoga classes and scuba diving for those eight years and older. Kids Cove, which includes playrooms, outdoor playground and educational areas is suitable for children between 2-7 years old. Babysitting service is available throughout the day and evening to free you up to dive, go to the spa or have an evening out. Children can be supervised in your room, in the Kids Cove, by the pool, on the beach, while snorkelling or at the playground; – the choice is yours.
The Sanctuary Spa at Atmosphere Resort Philippines combines the most tranquil location with treatments designed to boost health and wellness. This is complemented with yoga and healthy eating for overall wellness. Try the water shiatsu for the ultimate in deep relaxation.
If you want to get out and about, local tours include going to the capital of Dumaguete, visiting the mountain town of Valencia, visiting waterfalls and hot springs, fishing, kayaking, hiking or cruising around the picturesque Balanan Lake or haggling at the Malatapay Market. Close by islands like Apo, Sumilon and Siquijor offer exciting day trips with more stunning beaches, reefs, snorkelling and more. A day trip to see and snorkel with whale sharks is available as is dolphin and whale watching. If you need your adrenaline fix, The Rush Zipline Adventure or ATV safari might be what you are looking for.
With the world-renowned diving location of Apo Island and muck diving mecca, Dauins, is just a short boat ride away on your Philippines scuba diving vacation.Enjoy some of the world’s rarest critters, stunning coral, magnificent wall dives, exciting drift dives and kaleidoscopic fish action. Mandarin fish, turtles, jacks, and bump head parrotfish compliment Apos vibrant reefs. Frogfish, seahorses, scorpion fish, octopus, ribbon eels, pipefish, crab, cuttlefish, stargazer, leaf fish, shrimp, lobster and much more are all waiting for those muck-diving-critter-hunting enthusiasts at Dauins Marine Sanctuary, just a short boat ride away.
Atmosphere Resort Philippines dive centre offers a full range of courses as well as a variety of dive packages including boat, beach, dusk, night and fluoro dives. Expect hot chocolate after your night dive and complimentary drinks and snacks onboard during the day. Nitrox is free and the centre features a dedicated camera room. You can expect dedicated underwater photography instructors as well as a marine biologist who dives with you and conducts marine presentations twice weekly. Babysitting is available onboard as well as a dedicated kids snorkel guide.
The dive centre can accommodate up to 50 divers but never has more than four divers in a group, and private guiding is available. Divers bringing their gear will be happy with their private storage space. If you’re travelling light, then the centre has a full range of equipment for hire. The centre has two purpose built dive boats; Victoria is a spacious local banka with bamboo outriggers and is more comfortable on the longer trips 30-minute journies, Eve is smaller and faster and used for shorter trips 15-minute journies.
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