Lechon - Fiesta – How to party like a Filipino

Whilst traditionally a fiesta in the Philippines is held to celebrate different patron saints, you would be forgiven if you simply thought it was the local town or cities excuse to have a party since that is in actual fact what happens. It is a once a year opportunity for the locals to show their generosity to others with an open house invite to celebrate and mainly to eat lots of food. In the build up to the fiesta many towns host ‘discos’ in the resident basketball court with music so loud your ears will be left ringing. The markets …

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In September 2015, Atmosphere will be offering the second yoga retreat for this year. Choose between 3 or 6 days of yoga during the dates September 6-13. Led by our certified ERYT-200 in-house yoga teacher Rae Collins, you will incorporate daily yoga classes, meditation, presentations and healthy vegetarian meals from our new Healthy Living menu. Whether you chose a long or short retreat and chose to stay in the resort or attend on a day time basis, it can also be combined with other activities such as diving, spa, trekking, swimming and other excursions.

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Cooking classes with Denver

As much as there is amazing dining every day at Atmosphere resort, many of our guests ask to know how to cook some of our favorite dishes. Head Chef Denver and his amazing team are very happy to share and will organize cooking classes for 1 up to big groups of guests. In July, we had 10 guests cooking Kinilaw (raw fish mar8inated in calamansi, chili and ginger) and Mango Float in the conference room. The results were very impressive and we look forward to more cooking classes to come!

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This is a question I am asked very often from divers and snorkelers alike. Snakes, like most creatures in the ocean that are poisonous or venomous, come with misconceptions. Many people are very afraid of sea snakes, but when it comes down to it, they have no reason to be. Not all snakes are venomous – of the four species we have in Dauin, two have no venom. The ones with venom don’t even inject the venom each time they bite. Sea snakes are also some of the most docile creatures you will see underwater. You think clownfish are cute …

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Family Suite

Our luxurious 4-bed rooms opened for guests at the end of June and we are very excited by how much praise they have already received. The four Family Suites are Atmosphere’s newest room type with enough space to house a family of four or any four guests sharing the same room. A large luxurious room with plenty of space for two double beds or one double and one twin bed set-up, a seating area with comfortable lounging chairs and a 48 inch flat screen TV. The extensive outdoor bathroom has double sinks, a rain shower and a large pocket garden. …

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