El Dorado Beach Resort
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We arrived into Manila and immediately caught a connecting flight down to Dumagette on the island of Negros. Known for it's muck diving and Andie approaching here 100th dive we chose to head there for her momentous dive. We checked into our great oceanfront dive resort, El Dorado in Dauin. The following morning we headed out for a …
... was also a challenge. Half an hour later and after a wet boat ride we arrived at the tiny Apo island only to be presented with the same problem disembarking as we did boarding. Apo island is a tiny island with only one very small village, only one restaurant, no hotels only small guest houses and no electricity! Apart from 3 hours between 6pm and 9pm when a island generator is turned on. With nothing much here and not even a beach the main reasons for trips to ...
... We went on two more dives while staying at Mario's, a drift dive with some crazy current, and a night dive which was super neat! We saw really different stuff on the night dive, like shrimp, octopus, cuttlefish, and the really rare Mandarin Fish. The night dive was a great experience. There was also a group of French divers staying at Mario's. They were there for two weeks and were certifying local kids to be divers and eventually dive masters. They ...
... For some reason, the medicine tamed the beast for the few hours I had to travel from port to my room in Siquijor.
After 50 minutes on the fastcraft, I still had another 30 minutes of tricycling to San Juan, south of the port. At JJ backpackers, all rooms were full and was recommended to the next accommodation 100 metres down the road. Luck was on my side. Casa Merinda had two ...
... Ma'am!'. I hope she was referring to
my appearance, not my inappropriate nature. We couldn't resist
another tasty meal and some people watching at CasaBlanca and again,
weren't disappointed. Unfortunately, the atmosphere was a little
tainted by the domineering German man sat behind us who felt the need
to bellow constantly at his sullen Filipino wife. As I wasn't feeling
very well (a mild ear/throat infection) we had an early night.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEl Dorado Beach Resort Dauin
Diving was great, location on the beach, great pool and bars, great food
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