VM Beach Resort

White Beach, Puerto Galera, Mindoro, Philippines | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Puerto Galera

Dive, dive, dive!!

A travel blog entry by perkins2013


... 50pesos I gave him :-) Nevertheless we were on the ferry on our way to Sabang, a small area on the North Coast of Puerto Galera on the Island of Mindoro (actually on Mindoro Oriental side). We had our accomodation booked at the Blue Ribbon dive resort which was owned and run by an English fella named John. In a nutshell, Sabang is a westernised hub for diving. The area of coast around it is some of the best diving in the Philippines including the renowned Verde Island, home ...

How the trip started!!

A travel blog entry by steve_linda


... Easy!

Well nearly anyway, it sort of went to plan. Destination - Ermita ( 300 pesos / 6 euros) by airport taxi, so we jump in , and as soon as we set off we are warned by the driver to lock the doors, instead someone tries to grab us or our things, dont wear jewellery, be very careful if we go out in Manila especially at night!! wtf?? have we arrived in The Bronx or the Philippines???

Anyway, the driver takes us to a 'safe' hotel, named ...

Sabang Part 3: Yet More Diving and Distractions

A travel blog entry by paranoidchicken


... based on their personal experience. And then we get our first group of 5 Discover Scuba students (Discover Scuba students have NEVER dived before), all Korean. This proves to be quite frantic and I find out by the end of it, this group of 5 have lived up to the stereotype quite easily.

During the course of my instruction, some dive stories that circulate around town include:

The story of John Bennett, a professional and competitive diver ...

Coast Guard Auxiliary Kayak Fund Raiser

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... was going 14 kilometers and the short group was going 11 kilometers. It was quite windy today so they had to go around the short peninsula to end up at Puerto Galera and then back to Sabang.

All the kayaks had two people except one. Some of these men (one woman only) had not kayaked in a very long time. They took off in a group and ...

Sabang Weekend

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

... measures are followed. Each passenger was given a life jacket to hold onto or wear and they didn't lower and tie down the plastic sheeting over the open sides to prevent water from spraying the passengers. Just in case the safety measures failed there was a plastic doll representing either a childhood Jesus or some saint of the seas. It was holding a rosary and bouquet of flowers and was displayed prominently on a shelf mid-ship.

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This hotel, located on White Beach, Puerto Galera, is near White Beach Puerto Galera and Mt. Pukansan National Park.
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