When you visit us here at Atmosphere Resorts, you don’t have to be an adult to enjoy all of what we have to offer. Whether it’s diving, the spa, yoga or excursions, there are always kid-friendly options. We pride ourselves in our happy hour (and a half) with drink specials changing daily that include non-alcoholic beverages for those who don’t drink alcohol or are too young. When it comes to the spa and yoga, kids deserve to get pampered too. We have put together a spa kids’ menu so that they can enjoy a relaxing time at the spa as …

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Fish sinigang with malunggay or moringa leaves. A staple fod in the Philippines and at Atmosphere Resort.

Think ‘Sleepy Hollow’, think scary trees… Well that’s what I always think of when I look at the native Malunggay trees that are rife here in the Philippines. Sadly, I find that they are not a beautiful tree to look at, but they do harbor an abundance of beautiful jewels; the tiny round malunggay leaves. Rich in Vitamin A, B & C, Iron and calcium they are one of nature’s great super foods. The trees can be seen everywhere in rural areas and their leaves can be seen in abundance in every market; they are a staple part of every …

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Artifical reef

Using a small wash tub, concrete, and recycled wine bottles, our dive team led by Daniel created a small, eco-friendly coral nursery for the southern part of our house reef. We used epoxy to fasten branching coral fragments that were already broken and lying in the sand, giving them another chance to grow. If this is successful, we’ll create a lot more, this way saving coral and hopefully building even more new reefs in front of the resort.    

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Critters, critters, critters. Critters here, critters there, critters everywhere! Well, that’s how it feels here in Dauin at the moment. One critter that seems to be taking over is the ghost pipefish. At my favorite dive site Cars, we usually see between 10 and 20 per dive during the spring months and three different species. Ghost pipefish are a common request by divers here at Atmosphere, and with good reason. We have four species of ghost pipefish in Dauin, three of which we see all the time and one species that makes an appearance every now and then. The most …

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