The ideal place to experience the excellent service and the famous hospitality of the Filipino people. Anilao is world famous for its rare critters and muck diving. You will encounter colorful, healthy reefs, and a stunning underwater landscape. Marine life includes more than 600 different kinds of nudibranchs and over 700 species of fish! A popular highlight is the night dive on their house reef!

Project Focus: The purpose of this trip is to conduct fish surveys to support REEF's Volunteer Fish Survey Project. Click here to learn more about participating in fish surveys on a REEF Field Survey Trip!

Best Suited For: Divers and Snorkelers.

Accommodations: 10 nights accommodation, all meals and free wifi. Rooming options are in either their Sea View Superior Rooms or their Sea View Deluxe Cabana. The Sea View Superior room has both a double bed and a twin, AC, balcony, and private bathroom. The Sea View Deluxe Cabana has two double beds and a twin, AC, a balcony, and a private bathroom.

Diving: The package includes 8 days of up to four boat dives a day starting on October 26 (32 dives total). This includes two morning dives and either two-afternoon dives or an afternoon dive and a night dive. Nitrox upgrades can be purchased per tank for a small fee.  Water temperatures are in the low to mid-80s.

Pricing, Inclusions, and Other Fees

  Sea View Superior Room Sea View Deluxe Cabana
Double Occupancy Diver $1,940 $2,100
*Single Occupancy Diver $2,280 $2,620

*Based on availability

Triple Occupancy pricing based on request.

Your Package Includes: The trip package includes 10 nights of accommodations and all meals, 8 days of up to 4 dives per day. 

REEF Program Fee: A REEF Program Fee of $350 per diver will be added to each package to cover the cost of the group leader, seminar, and REEF survey materials.

Additional Fees - Paid to REEF: Round trip airport transfer will be calculated closer to the time of departure, estimated cost to be around $70 or less.

Additional Fees - Not Included: The following costs are not included in the price paid to REEF. All flights, alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, optional rental equipment, additional boat dives, and Marine park fee and Government tax ~$6 per day. Gratuities for the crew are not included in the cost of the package and are at each individual's discretion.


To reserve your space, email or call 305-588-5869. A $1,000 per person deposit will be due to confirm your reservation. Visit our Trip Policies page for more information on deposit and payment schedules. 

Philippines Travel Info

Insurance: Travel insurance is not included. REEF strongly recommends that each participant purchase adequate dive travel insurance to protect you from unforeseen circumstances. REEF partners with both DiveAssure and DAN to offer travel insurance packages specifically for divers. REEF will receive a portion of the proceeds from travel insurance purchases when you click on the following affiliate links for DiveAssure or DAN.

How to Get There: Participants should make arrangements to fly into Manila, Philippines at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL), arriving on Saturday, October 25, and departing on Tuesday, November 4. A transfer will be waiting to bring you to the resort, about a 3-hour dive.

Transfers: Participants will be transferred from MNL airport to Buceo Anilao Beach and Dive Resort on the day of arrival, about a 3-hour drive. There will also be a short boat transfer to the resort resort once you arrive. At the end of the trip, participants will be transferred back to the airport for departure. Group transfers will be arranged as we get closer to the day of departure.

Passports, Documentation and Visas: Visitors to the Philippines must hold a valid ticket for the return journey to their country of origin or the next country of destination and a passport valid for a period of at least six (6) months beyond the stay in the Philippines. Please consult the appropriate consulate for specific travel regulations.

COVID-19 Considerations: It is the participant's responsibility to ensure that they understand and comply with all local requirements (for entry and visit as a tourist) of the host destination, and for exit and entry requirements for their home country. Be prepared for your plans to change. Be sure your travel insurance covers COVID-related issues. No travel is risk-free during the COVID-19 pandemic. Countries may further restrict travel or bring in new rules at short notice, for example, due to a new COVID-19 variant. Please be aware that REEF is not a travel agent. We are doing our best to interpret the information provided by our trip vendor and the host country’s government COVID-19 webpages. We encourage everyone to do their own research, interpretation, and due diligence. Please see REEF’s COVID-19 Considerations and Vaccine Policies section in our REEF Field Survey Trips Policies page for more information.